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  • Advanced Wound Care: How a just in time total purchase system can improve servicesAdvanced Wound Care: How a just in time total purchase system can improve services

    Summary Overview

    The NHS faces unprecedented challenges, fuelled by a growing and ageing population and exacerbated by increasing financial pressures. The NHS is required to find £22 billion of efficiency savings to limit pressures on services, reduce wasteful practices, and focus on shifting the entire system towards a greater focus on preventative care.

    NHS SBS is uniquely ...

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  • All Wales Eye Care Digitisation ProgrammeAll Wales Eye Care Digitisation Programme

    Summary Overview

    The need for a digital record for eye care is well recognised in the UK as a requirement for modern ophthalmic care. Eye care digitisation supports NHS Wales’ strategic direction of providing appropriate care closer to home, supporting people to maintain their independence by reducing sight loss as well as meeting the quadruple aim.

    The ...

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  • Driving self care at home: Health and Social Care Apps DPSDriving self care at home: Health and Social Care Apps DPS

    Summary Overview

    NHS LPP’s Clinical Digital Solutions (CDS) team enables quality digital and interoperable healthcare solutions, representing bespoke projects at a national level. The Health and Social Care Applications Dynamic Purchasing System (DPS) facilitates approved digital solutions which support efficient healthcare, avoid hospital admissions and promote prevention/self-care.

    To reduce variation, support consistency and raise standards, NHS LPP ...

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  • Improving quality of life for adults with chronic pancreatitisImproving quality of life for adults with chronic pancreatitis

    Summary Overview

    For individuals experiencing severe pain due to chronic pancreatitis, complex surgery to remove the pancreas can be the only option to improve quality of life. However, this procedure also removes the cells that produce insulin which then need to be transplanted back into the patient to avoid severe diabetes. This highly specialist treatment requires ...

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  • National Collaborative Framework Agreement for Care Homes and Nursing Homes for AdultsNational Collaborative Framework Agreement for Care Homes and Nursing Homes for Adults

    Summary Overview

    NHS Wales Shared Services Partnership (NWSSP) in collaboration with the National Collaborative Commissioning Unit (NCCU) work together on a number of National Mental Health and Learning Disabilities Framework Agreements, in both hospital and care homes settings, and includes the provision of services for adults and children.

    As part of the procurement process, implementation and contract ...

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  • National Collaborative Framework Agreement for Care Homes and Nursing Homes for Adults (18+) with Mental Health and Learning DisabilitiesNational Collaborative Framework Agreement for Care Homes and Nursing Homes for Adults (18+) with Mental Health and Learning Disabilities

    Summary Overview

    NHS Wales Shared Services Partnership (NWSSP) in collaboration with the National Collaborative Commissioning Unit (NCCU) work together on a number of National Mental Health and Learning Disabilities Framework Agreements, in both hospital and care homes settings, and includes the provision of services for adults and children.

    As part of the procurement process, implementation and contract ...

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  • Transforming the lives of babies with spina bifidaTransforming the lives of babies with spina bifida

    Summary Overview

    When NHS England Highly Specialised Commissioning sought to establish a service to provide pioneering prenatal surgery for foetuses with open spina bifida, a collaborative procurement project with NHS Arden & GEM CSU was initiated. Based on trust, transparency, and engagement, the cross functional project group successfully co-designed and delivered a service model and procurement ...

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