- Being run by North Cumbria University Hospitals NHS Trust, in partnership with Cumbria County Council, Cumbria Partnership Foundation Trust, and Cumbria Learning and Improvement Collaborative (CLIC).
- Aiming to help clinicians and managers in North Cumbria use the wealth of available health data to improve patient care in the region.
- Developing and delivering a comprehensive training and support programme on how to access and use population health intelligence.
A core feature of the North Cumbria Health and Care Strategy is the introduction of a population health management approach, which uses health-related data to identify the needs of specific populations. This requires clinicians and managers to have access to population health intelligence in order to make informed decisions about health and care.
There is currently a wealth of useful information and analysis available on population health needs in North Cumbria. This includes a comprehensive Cumbria Intelligence Observatory, which brings together local research and analysis resources to provide county-wide health data, and a RAIDR (Reporting Analysis and Intelligence Delivering Results) system that provides meaningful interactive population health intelligence.
This project, run by North Cumbria University Hospitals Trust, will involve developing a programme that signposts managers and clinicians to where they can find this information, and training them directly in how to use it to improve patient care and pathways at an individual, community and system level.
A combination of clinicians, analysts and service improvement experts will develop and deliver a comprehensive training and support programme, covering intelligence tools, clinical and managerial decision-making with intelligence, and service-improvement techniques using intelligence. This will engage frontline staff across the North Cumbria Integrated Health and Care Partnership to enable them to make more effective decisions and effect change.
By improving the awareness, evaluation and analysis of available information, this project will facilitate the effective use of health data and intelligence to deliver better outcomes for patients and make a difference to communities.
For more information about this project, please contact Tommy Davies, Senior System Delivery and Development Manager, North Cumbria University Hospitals NHS Trust.
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