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Tackling immediate system pressures & improving resilience

Over the past decade, the pressure that health and care services experience has only increased in severity. The Covid pandemic, the increased demand for healthcare services, and an ageing population have all contributed to this increase in pressure.

As an ICS, as well as focusing on our clear ambitions for the future, we also recognise that there are immediate pressures that we need to tackle. System partners need to work together both to reduce immediate demand on services and to secure the system capacity required to meet the current and future health and care needs of our population – which include both physical and mental health care, and social care needs.

There are two key areas which we need to focus on in order to improve resilience and tackle system pressures. These are:

The case studies below are examples of how we are delivering on both the overall strategic priority and the individual areas of focus. Please click on a case study to find out more.

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COMMUNITY RECOVERY SERVICE - ENHANCING POST-HOSPITAL CARE

Helping patients to return home confidently post-hospital stay by by better supporting their recovery journey.
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ENHANCING DIVERSITY AND ACCESSIBILITY IN UHCW MATERNITY SERVICES

Working to improve the diversity of staff within Trust maternity services to develop our workforce and enhance patient care.
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ESTABLISHING THE UROLOGY AREA NETWORK FOR PROSTATE CANCER CARE

Developing a cohesive network approach to enhance prostate cancer care in Coventry and Warwickshire.
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PHARMACY FIRST SERVICE PROVIDING VITAL SUPPORT TO COVENTRY URGENT TREATMENT CENTRE

The service enables community pharmacists to supply prescription-only medicines to treat 7 common health conditions.
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WORKING TO REDUCE CARDIOLOGY WAITING LISTS

Collaborating to reduce delays in cardiology patient pathways, by auditing and streamlining the process.
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HEALTH AND SOCIAL CARE EMPLOYABILITY ACADEMY HELPING TO REDUCE BARRIERS INTO EMPLOYMENT

Broadening employability opportunities for underrepresented groups by helping them to gain skills, knowledge and experience.
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IMPLEMENTING DOCOBO TELEHEALTH TO SUPPORT RESIDENTS AND STAFF IN CARE HOMES

Supporting improved healthcare provisions for people living in care homes, with the introduction of telehealth technology.
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INTEGRATING MUSCULOSKELETAL PATHWAYS

Giving patients the right care, at the right time, in the right place – supporting people at all points on the pathway.
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SOUTH WARWICKSHIRE’S INTEGRATED SINGLE POINT OF ACCESS (ISPA)

Developing an Integrated Single Point of Access (iSPA) where patients, carers and all health professionals can refer to services.
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WARWICKSHIRE FRAILTY SERVICE KEEPS HALF OF PATIENTS AT HOME AFTER FALLS

Providing care as close to home as possible so that frail are assessed and seen by a frailty consultant early in their journey.
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URGENT COMMUNITY RESPONSE SERVICE: KEEPING PEOPLE OUT OF HOSPITAL

Providing urgent support seven days a week to help prevent hospital admissions.
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WORKING TOGETHER TO DELIVER ENDOSCOPY SERVICES

Supporting patients to access endoscopy services more quickly, improving their chance of benefiting from early intervention.
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