With the technology and digital agenda already at the heart of discussions in 2019, following publication of the NHS Long Term Plan, this issue of Digital Horizons focuses in on a number of areas that will be integral to delivering identified priority areas.
The Chartered institute of Procurement & Supply (CIPS) has awarded NHS Arden & GEM, a Commissioning Support Unit (CSU) working across the health and care sector in England, standard level in the Procurement Excellence Programme (PEP).
Arden & GEM is delighted to have been commended in the Patient Data and Publicity Campaign categories at the 2018 Health Business Awards.
As part of a campaign to help people to stay well this winter, Arden & GEM’s engagement, communications and social marketing team is introducing families across the West Midlands to Flo the friendly dragon.
With Self-Care Week taking place across the NHS from 12 – 18 November, Arden & GEM has devised a ‘Self-Care Tooklit’ to support GPs in South Warwickshire to promote better self-care with their patients.
A case study to evaluate the effectiveness of an innovation to enable people with complex care needs to be discharged from hospital has been published in the Wiley ‘Health and Social Care in the Community’ journal.
NHS Arden & GEM CSU has been successful at this year’s Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply (CIPS) Supply Management Award in the ‘International Procurement Project’ category.