Population Health Management requires a shift in focus

2020-07-01T12:32:41+00:00

Population Health Management requires a shift in focus Population Health Management is confusing Population Health Management (PHM) is an increasingly popular term in health and care circles, bringing with it a range of often confusing definitions (Link) and a set of equally confusing terms including social determinants, data lakes, segmentation [...]

Population Health Management requires a shift in focus2020-07-01T12:32:41+00:00

To operate or not to operate? Prioritising your surgical waiting list

2020-06-26T11:39:24+00:00

To operate or not to operate?  Prioritising your surgical waiting list The impact of coronavirus is now embedded into our ways of working and how we deliver healthcare services.  As trusts continue to manage the reducing number of cases, the focus is now on reinforcing cancer and urgent surgery and [...]

To operate or not to operate? Prioritising your surgical waiting list2020-06-26T11:39:24+00:00

Agile working in the NHS

2020-06-18T14:53:33+00:00

Agile working in the NHS When we think of ‘agile working’ we often don’t immediately associate it with the NHS. Over the last few years, the concept did make several appearances in Matt Hancock’s speeches, it is also present in NHS England’s People Plan and is frequently referenced in NHS [...]

Agile working in the NHS2020-06-18T14:53:33+00:00

How advice and guidance can kickstart the elective recovery

2020-06-12T16:16:58+00:00

How advice and guidance can kickstart the elective recovery There is no doubt that COVID-19 has resulted in further challenges in elective demand and in this paper we propose proven ways to kick start the elective recovery. Prior to COVID-19, NHS waiting lists sat at a 10 year high with [...]

How advice and guidance can kickstart the elective recovery2020-06-12T16:16:58+00:00

Working together to design new neurodiversity services

2020-06-10T09:49:05+00:00

Working together to design new neurodiversity services Transforming Care is a nationally driven programme to improve health and care services so that more people with a learning disability or autism can live in the community, with the right support, and close to home. Alongside this initiative, there are an increasingly [...]

Working together to design new neurodiversity services2020-06-10T09:49:05+00:00

Covid-19: The unexpected enabler of change in primary care

2020-06-09T09:47:30+00:00

Covid-19: The unexpected enabler of change in primary care The adoption of change in the NHS has always been fraught with challenges, barriers and, in many cases, more rhetoric than actual change. The current surge in change improvement forced forward by the current pandemic situation has seen unparalleled change in [...]

Covid-19: The unexpected enabler of change in primary care2020-06-09T09:47:30+00:00

Elective Care: The Road to Recovery

2020-06-02T16:06:16+00:00

Elective Care: The Road to Recovery Prior to the advent of COVID-19, NHS waiting lists sat at a 10 year high with 4.4 million people waiting for elective care. Over 16% had waited more than 18 weeks and 1,613 people had waited over 52 weeks. Historically, outpatients represent 85% of all UK hospital-based activity - excluding A&E.   From April this year, NHS England required hospitals to postpone non-urgent elective care with a massive re-deployment of staff and beds taking place to increase [...]

Elective Care: The Road to Recovery2020-06-02T16:06:16+00:00

Attain provide pro-bono service to assess COVID-19 Staff ‘At Risk’

2020-06-03T11:41:46+00:00

Assessing COVID-19 Staff who are ‘At Risk’ Attain offer our staff assessment service pro-bono Attain, the UK’s largest independent health advisory and delivery organisation, are extending the roll-out of a pro-bono service to hospitals to provide an assessment of staff ‘at risk’ during the COVID-19 pandemic. During the pandemic many [...]

Attain provide pro-bono service to assess COVID-19 Staff ‘At Risk’2020-06-03T11:41:46+00:00

What would we do without models?

2020-05-21T13:58:54+00:00

What would we do without models? With Covid-19 bringing modelling into the limelight, Attain’s analysts have been giving some thought to the common questions they get asked about data models. What will the model do? What won’t it do? Why do we need a model? Why are they sometimes flawed? [...]

What would we do without models?2020-05-21T13:58:54+00:00

Attain and SIMUL8 launch free COVID-19 ICU Preparation Simulation

2020-05-20T11:15:37+00:00

COVID-19 ICU Preparation Simulation Attain and SIMUL8 launch free Attain, the UK’s largest independent health advisory and delivery organisation, have teamed up with leading software developers SIMUL8 to provide a free COVID-19 ICU preparation simulation. The COVID-19 ICU preparation simulation, which can be downloaded here from SIMUL8, is designed to [...]

Attain and SIMUL8 launch free COVID-19 ICU Preparation Simulation2020-05-20T11:15:37+00:00