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The Whole Systems Partnership provides support in Partnership and Strategy development for clients in health and social care. We help to develop new insights and deliver improvements through engagement and the use of simulation software where appropriate. This web site aims to share some of the evidence base from which we work and provide you with information about the Partnership.

Strategic Solutions in Health & Social Care

We have developed tools that are based on a many years of engagement and local projects in specific areas. Read more

Workforce Modelling

Many of our projects reflect on issues around the impact on the local workforce. Read more

Relational Thinking

We use the relational proximity tool - the Relational Health Audit to assess key relationships within and across organizations or systems of care.
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Peter Lacey has presented at a modelling for healthcare symposium in Singapore describing WSPs workforce modelling collaborative projects (Presentation material available here)

WSP are looking to recruit a full time Project Officer/Analyst to support the Workforce Modelling Collaborative. Closing date for applications 22 April 2014. Details here.
February 2014.

Compassion — not just for nurses!
The first in a series of thought pieces from WSP’s Managing Director, Peter Lacey.
February 2014

We are pleased to announce a new partnership with Audacia who will now be working closely with us to enhance the online modeling environments that support collaborative working.
Jan 2014

The growth of the Workforce Modelling Collaborative, a membership organisation continues. It now consists of 10 out of the 13 Local Education and Training Boards across England.
Jan 2014

Our clients continue to benefit from the application of the Relational Health Audit Tool, which provides an assessment of the quality of relationships between or within organisations as a basis for building stronger partnership working


Whole System Modelling Masterclass Session (Knaresborough, North Yorkshire) (2 days)
03 Jul 2014 - 04 Jul 2014 at Knaresborough, North Yorkshire

Recently completed...

Protected Characteristics,
North East Lincolnshire CCG,
(Completed Jun 2013 )

South Tees Intermediate Tier,
South Tees Health and Social Care Partners,
(Completed May 2013 )

EoLC Predictive Modelling,
National End of Life Care Team,
(Completed Feb 2013 )

Economic evaluation of Electronic Palliative Care Co-ordination Systems *,
National End of Life Care Programme,
(Completed Feb 2013 )

Mental Health and Wellbeing Commissioning Pack *,
Brunel University,
(Completed Jan 2013 )

Sexual Health Services * ,
Wirral Partners,
(Completed Dec 2012 )

Calibration and development of Dementia implementation simulator ,
Oxfordshire Health & Social Care Partners ,
(Completed Oct 2012 )

Calibration and development of dementia implementation simulator ,
Buckinghamshire Whole System Dementia Partnership ,
(Completed Oct 2012 )

Nursing and AHP workforce,
East Midlands NHS,
(Completed Sep 2012 )

National Dementia Strategy Implementation Simulator *,
Dept of Health SE Region & the Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Dementia Partnership,
(Completed Sep 2012 )

Yorkshire and Humber Medical Workforce Planning – development of simulation tool by WSP,
Yorkshire & Humber,
(Completed Aug 2012 )

EoLC QIPP costings,
National End of Life Care Team,
(Completed Apr 2012 )

Wirral – calibration and development of local Framework Simulator and participation in WSP Dementia Network,
Wirral partners,
(Completed Apr 2012 )

Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust & Leeds Community Healthcare Adult Speech and Language Therapy Service Strategic review *,
Leeds Teaching Hospital and Community Healthcare,
(Completed Apr 2012 )

Reviewing end of life care costing information to inform the QIPP End of Life Care Workstream,
National End of Life Care Programme,
(Completed Mar 2012 )

End of Life Care – modelling population needs for End of Life Care*,
National Programme for End of Life Care ,
(Completed Mar 2012 )

Acuity Based Service Model,
Scarborough and NE Yorkshire NHS Trust,
(Completed Dec 2011 )

East Midlands MWP*,
East Midlands NHS,
(Completed Nov 2011 )

Dementia Modelling,
NHS Hampshire & Hampshire County Council,
(Completed Nov 2011 )

Unscheduled care modelling,
Scarborough & East Yorkshire,
(Completed Oct 2011 )

Intermediate Care Review,
NHS Derby City,
(Completed Aug 2011 )

Palliative Care Funding Review,
Palliative Care Funding Review,
(Completed Jun 2011 )

Dementia Modelling,
Brighton & Hove, East & West Sussex,
(Completed Jun 2011 )

Dementia Modelling,
Yorkshire & Humber Improvement Partnership,
(Completed Apr 2011 )

What people say...

First of all, many thanks for the course; it has proved highly influential in the way we have gone about modelling and the approach we have taken in trying to 'sell' the approach.
Dept Work and Pensions