strategic review is the first step before any significant change
should be planned in health service provision.
An independent and knowledgeable review which engages all relevant
stakeholders and communicates effectively the issues and options
to the management of services and the NHS trust is a vital step
before any significant investment or change can take place effectively.
External independent involvement is important if all issues are
to be identified so that there is confidence in the output.
of existing information concerning services
for clinical and other services for the hospital/trust.
Existing plans and configuration of services.
of constraints: space, people, finance , communications.
Examination of equipment inventory and utilisation.
Service scope and volumes.
Budgets and unit costing.
Quality standards in key areas.
Key stakeholders are identified and consulted.
These would include representatives of medical consultants
and staff, clinical users and trust management, GPs , neighboroughing
trusts, funders and any other identified key people.
These interviews would help to identify issues and help obtain
the commitment to the outcome of the review.
Presentation of interim report and options
Feedback would be obtained to help narrow options and to assist
with non-financial appraisal of options.
of final report and options appraisal.
can provide a team experienced in health services and in conducting
strategic reviews, drawing on specific expertise if required.
Planning & Consultancy
& Financial Appraisal
Analysis & Modelling
and Project Support