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  • 8 Ways to Improve Effectiveness of Elective Hubs

    “Bringing together the skills and expertise of staff under one roof will ensure we keep pace with future demand and rapidly reduce waiting times, getting patients access to vital procedures when and where they need them.” Health and Social Care Secretary Steve Barclay In this latest instalment of our Elective Hubs blog series, we look

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  • NHSE South West: Elective Recovery Support

    During the pandemic, the elective care setting of the South West Region was one of the most adversely affected in the country. Together, NHSE South West and Four Eyes Insight developed a large-scale elective recovery programme that launched in early 2022 across six of the Trusts in the region. In response to the challenges of approximately

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  • Elective Hubs: struggling to achieve productivity

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    An estimated 780,000 more patients in England will benefit from additional surgeries and outpatient appointments by 2024, according to NHS England, thanks mainly due to Elective or Surgical Hubs. Recently, Brian Wells, Founder of Four Eyes Insight hosted a webinar,

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  • Meet the team: Claire Hopley

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    We recently caught up with Four Eyes Insight Senior Consultant and Cancer Specialist, Claire Hopley to learn more about the cancer backlog and what it means for the NHS. Having

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  • Cardiff & Vale UHB: Theatre Improvement Programme

    Download the full case study here. Having completed several projects across the patient pathway, Four Eyes Insight (FEI) has built up a trusted relationship with CAV and recently undertook a 24-week Theatre Improvement programme with the health board that included: - A four-week diagnostic to identify core issues - 16 weeks of implementation support -

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  • Can elective hubs help ease NHS winter pressures?

    The NHS has set out steps to rapidly boost capacity and resilience ahead of the busy 2022 winter period while progressing the 2022/23 Operational Priorities and delivering the Elective Recovery

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  • Improving theatre operational productivity with the NHS 6-4-2 model

    Introduced into the NHS in 2019, the 6-4-2 model is an improvement process, by which surgical staff: - declare their annual leave six weeks in

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  • NHS England launches its 100-day discharge challenge

    The NHS has recently introduced its 100-day discharge challenge with a focus to improve the patient discharge process to “release much-needed capacity within acute providers”. The letter from Sir David Sloman, Chief Operating Officer of NHS England stated; ‘The aim of the 100-day challenge is to improve the current position around discharge and ensure that

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