Andy Williams presentation
Working in partnership with the voluntary sector Andy Williams Accountable Officer A new approach • NHS faces increasing demand on services and budgets • Better Care Fund calls on us to integrate • How do we reduce demand on hospitals? • We need to think differently! • Forging links between NHS and voluntary sector • New approaches to procurement How we work with you now In 2014/15 we’re spending around £4m on voluntary sector services, including: • • • • • • • • Children’s hospice Asperger syndrome support End of life Therapy services Dementia signposting Bereavement Confidence and wellbeing Stroke information and advice • Crisis beds • Specialist palliative care • Carer’s support • Low intensity psychological therapies • Adult and African Caribbean mental health • Cancer nursing • Sickle cell and thalassaemia • Women’s mental health • Chaplains • Youth counselling Partnership working Case study: Route2Wellbeing • Portal bringing GPs and the voluntary sector together • Developed in partnership BVSC/SCVO • Being recognised nationally as best practice • route2wellbeing.info Case study: Lozells, Birchfield and Handsworth Community Trust • We wanted to strengthen our engagement in the Lozell’s and East Handsworth area • Our aim was to build stronger relationships with Patients and the Voluntary Sector • We commissioned the Trust to work with us to build networks We worked with the Trust to hold: • A number of introductory meetings with local organisations • Workshops and events with local residents Listening to your views • Patient and Partnership Advisory Group (PPAG) • Representation on CCG committees • Wider stakeholder events- e.g. commissioning intentions • Targeted engagement around priorities e.g. stroke • • • • • • Conversations included: Children and young Adults’ mental health IVF Stroke Community nursing Long term conditions End of life care The future Our commissioning priorities 2014-2016 • Urgent care • Outpatient modernisation • Mental health • Enhanced services • Pathway management • Intermediate care • Long term conditions • System usage • 7 day working • Community services • Readmissions • Children's’ services and maternity • Stroke • End of life • Musculoskeletal • Vaccine uptake Recognising the expertise within local communities New opportunities Alcohol related admissions Cancer mortality Asthma MSK: primary care prescribing Trauma and injury Renal pathway Midland Met Hospital • £353million hospital in Smethwick by 2018 • Approved by the Treasury July 2014 • Modern premises, to deliver dignity, respect and choice Part of a wider puzzle • Invest in primary care • Integrate services (care closer to home) • Develop more community services Voluntary sector is key to the success of the hospital Taking local to the next level Healthy communities • • • • • • • • • • • Strengthening local focus in 2014/15 10 enthusiastic groups of practices “pilot push sites” Representing 35 practices and 200,000 people Building on community multi-disciplinary teams (MDT) Locally driven change- what’s best for the community Working in partnership with councils Multi-million pound investment Maximising self care/prevention Based on community nursing transformation Community offer Moving towards implementation A local approach is the future… collaborating with communities Healthy Communities Case study Tower Hill Employing a Patient Support Officer with resource to work with the voluntary and community sector (VCS) Handsworth Wood Medical Centre (Vitality Partnership) A Government Vanguard Site Began engagement with the VCS at a local event on 22 July 2014 Summerfield Primary Care Centre & Aston Pride/ Newton Health Centre Working towards a complete care model which aims to bring local community and voluntary sector organisations together Community offer pilot • Delivering the Better Care Fund • Different approach in Sandwell • Six Community Offer sites • £600,000 investment by Sandwell Council • Local voluntary sector organisations supporting our priorities e.g. flu vaccines • Working together with GPs If funding was availablecould this work in West Birmingham? How can the voluntary sector help commissioners? • Innovation • Identifying a need in the community • Working with the NHS to respond to that need • Making the link to our priorities • Evidence • Thorough analysis of the social impact • Demonstrating a return on investment • Provides valuable evidence to commissioners How can we better support the voluntary sector? • We have taken on board your feedback • Early 2015 developing a strategy with BVSC and SCVO • Promoting services to GPs to encourage referrals • Further promotion of Route2Wellbeing • Do you have any training needs, e.g. procurement process, media training?- can we support? Your ideas/ suggestions Questions?