Sharing Insights

Below are some examples showing insights gained through WSP work:

Relationships in an integrated Health and Social Care system – WSP has contributed to developing and informing the Care Quality Commission’s insight that ‘Without good relationships and a shared, agreed vision between system partners, achieving positive outcomes for people who use services, their families and carers is significantly compromised’. Read here for the CQC Local System Reviews interim report.

Peter has recently spoken at a conference sponsored by the Eastern and Peninsular CLAHRCs and the East of England AHSN entitled Realising a systems approach to healthcare design and delivery.  His talk, which focussed on strategic risks associated with workforce planning in General Practice, can be downloaded here.

What does a successful modelling and simulation project look like?  Read here for a recent article in the Journal of Operational Research for the answers.

'Settings that value relationships' - a talk given to the European Healthcare Design conference.

Modelling population health needs - a short presentation given to the Kent Health and Wellbeing Board.

Using System Dynamics as a design approach for pre-hospital urgent care services - a presentation given at a Cumberland Initiative workshop.

A systems approach - a talk given to the Warwick Business School Executive MBA Programme.

Thinking about relationships in health - a talk given at the Relational Thinking Network Conference.

For further information about the above please see our Sharing Insights page and for additional insights see our Blogs pages.

Delivering Improvement

Below are listed some of the latest projects we are working on with our clients:

WSP is involved in developing a Community of Practice around capacity planning for the Kent and Medway STP.  A copy of an article recently published as part of the Association of Professional Healthcare Analysts (AphA) April 2018 e-newsletter is available here.

WSP have been part of a successful collaborative bid to the Open Data Institute, working with uscreates, to help a local District Authority to explore innovative solutions to addressing fuel poverty – more news and an online modelling tool will be available in the New Year.

Calibrating a simulation tool for the general practice workforce in the context of the GPFV workforce plans and wider STP goals.

Building a whole population cohort model for Kent that will inform key demand drivers for STP planning.

Helping the Rushcliffe Vanguard to develop a place-based workforce response to service transformation.

Building capacity in a CSU to enhance their Business Intelligence offering with systems thinking and system dynamics modelling.

Supporting the Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland  STP in understanding their 'whole workforce'.

Develop an evaluation framework for the National Council for Palliative Care 'Building on the Best' Programme for end of life care in hospital settings.

To view a list of all our projects please click here