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Making elective service recovery fair, inclusive and accessible challenge

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How do we make sure that the way we go about restoring elective services is fair, inclusive and accessible to everyone?
How can we make sure that people with complex needs or multiple conditions don't lose out in the effort to reduce waiting times for everyone?
How can we give patients choice and enable people to feel their time is valued?
What can we do in maternity, severe mental illness, chronic respiratory disease, cancer and hypertension case-finding to support reducing health inequalities*?
* (these are the priorities of the Core20PLUS5 programme for more information click here)

 

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Implement the findings from the new report from the Midlands: "Strategies to reduce inequalities in access to planned hospital procedures"

In 2021, The Strategy Unit published a review of socio-economic inequalities in access to planned hospital care. That report highlighted substantial and widespread differences in rates of access for people living in the most and least deprived areas. This follow up report sets out what needs to be done to address these inequalities, and how this might be achieved. It finds there is usually a trade-off between equity and productivity. If we deliver care as quickly as we can, then...

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Contoura Lasik Surgery

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Health Literacy For All

The majority of adults in England are in the 11-14 year old reading age group . In England 43% of adults (18-65) do not have adequate literacy skills to routinely understand health information and 61% of adults (18-65) do not have adequate numeracy skills to routinely understand health information. Accompanying this, a lot of service users are ashamed of their low literacy levels and don't like to ask for help.  This leads to problems with reading prescriptions and instructions for...

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#SolvingTogether Launch session ideas

On the 4th April 13:00-14:00 Tim Ferris, Director of Transformation at NHS England and NHS Improvement. During the session the audience were split into breakout groups and focused on a challenge. Each challenge has two rooms focusing on it.  Here are some of the ideas that the audience came up with during the session. Room 1:  Quantitative and qualitative intelligence Targeting underrepresented and low engagement groups ensuring form the learning from all the data and learning...

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Nurture and encourage BME talent inhouse

A more inclusive workforce needs to reflect the people we serve. And also provides insights into challenges people face and solutions and brainstorming. 

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Empowering patients, irrespective of physical conditions, IT literacy or socio-economic status, making sure everyone has access they need.

Tackling the Covid-19 backlog of elective care NHS England have set the following ambitions in their delivery plan Increase the capacity of the health service Transform the way elective care is provided, using digital tools and streamlined care Provide personalised, accessible information and support to improve outcomes and reducing inequalities. Our digital therapeutics offers a solution to each of these ambitions meaning clinicians can increase their capacity for...

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Health Literacy (idea from tweet chat)

Alun E Morgan MBE FCSP He/Him @Badj1960 Patient activation really important but goes hand in hand with health literacy. Some peeps more able to participate so perhaps focus resources on those that can’t self manage #SolvingTogether Bev Matthews RN MSc 💙 @BevMatthewsRN Yes! health literacy is key. We did some really interested ethnographic work with @benatipsos - a part of it looked at medicines optimisation and the complexity for some of the patient information leaflet was...

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Design Services Around A Population

Co-production is so important! Services need to be designed around a population and not centralised just because thats what people believe is most cost effective. Care further away from home has a huge negative impact on mental health, which affects outcomes!

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Develop a service user-nurse advocacy initiative (idea from tweet chat)

Alan #Stop Bullying, Please Be Kind @alanabgl Develop a service user-nurse advocacy initiative to support seldom heard people in their struggles with socio-economic issues which impact personal health and the health of care provision. Alun E Morgan MBE FCSP He/Him @Badj1960 Agree but needs to be agnostic of professions. Skills and competencies in every profession to advocate for people waiting. Not just a nursing role. Alan #Stop Bullying, Please Be Kind @alanabgl We can all...

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Learn about culture

Learn about peoples culture and how it impacts how they can acess health services.  Efua Hagan @knitknitqueen Q1 learn about their culture and how it impacts how they access health services #SolvingTogether

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