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Clinical reviews

Our clinical reviews of major change programmes include:


1. North Derbyshire transformation programme (2015)
The East Midlands Clinical Senate was approached by North Derbyshire Clinical Commissioning Group and Hardwick Clinical Commissioning Group to provide independent clinical advice on the North Derbyshire transformation programme as part of the NHS England assurance process prior to public consultation. The review panel were asked to review the case for change and planned approach to the development of community hubs.

pdfNorth Derbyshire transformation programme

2. Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland Better Care Together (2015 & 2018)
Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland, like many health communities, are facing a range of issues that are requiring them to rethink how services are provided. There is an over reliance by the public on A&E, demographic changes such as the increase of older, frailer people, changing public expectations and financial challenges. In response, the local health and social care organisations have developed a 5 year strategic plan, the Better Care Together programme, to improve health and social care services.

The East Midlands Clinical Senate has undertaken a review of the proposed options during late 2015 and subsequently in 2018. The report will be published once the Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland health care system is ready to proceed to public consultation.

3. Lincolnshire health and care programme (June 2014, October 2015 & February 2017)
Following on from the previous review and advice given to the Lincolnshire Health and Care (LHAC) programme in June 2014, the East Midlands Clinical Senate undertook independent clinical reviews of the further options being developed for public consultation. This review was conducted to inform the NHS England assurance process. The reports have been drafted and shared with commissioners.