PHC news and events

5 December 2023


New partnership to ensure a robust continuing healthcare assessment service

We are excited to announce a partnership between NHS Midlands and Lancashire’s Personalised Healthcare Commissioning Team and Bristol, North…

8 November 2023


New podcast: Our Head of Safeguarding on a complex mental capacity case

Welcome to our new podcast series, “Inside NHS Midlands and Lancashire (NHS ML)”, and our first episode about the…

7 November 2023


Join us for an insightful session at Access All Areas 2023 with Dr Sam Gower

We are delighted to announce that Dr Sam Gower, Clinical Director for Personalised Healthcare Commissioning at NHS Midlands and…

13 October 2023

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Empowering Rose: Court of Protection and exemplary application of the Mental Capacity Act

We supported an integrated care board (ICB) to assess the mental capacity of a patient with complex issues, represented…

5 July 2023

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NHS-funded nursing care reviews

Efficiently completing overdue NHS-funded nursing care reviews within budget, our team ensured individuals’ health and social care needs were…

27 March 2023


Dr Sam Gower to speak at NHS Continuing Healthcare Conference

We are thrilled to announce that Dr Sam Gower, CHC/IPA Clinical Services Director at NHS Midlands and Lancashire (NHS…

2 December 2022


Blog: Ellen balanced her studies with a part-time role in Personalised Healthcare Commissioning, and she’s…

Our Temporary Staffing Admin Bank is a great starting point for anyone looking for flexible, varied work within the NHS. We…

18 November 2022


Blog: Junior doctor Eilis gained valuable skills and experience during her time in the Personalised…

Our Temporary Staffing Admin Bank is a great starting point for anyone looking for flexible, varied work within the NHS. We…

4 November 2022


Blog: The sky’s the limit for Lauren after starting her NHS career in Personalised Healthcare…

Our Temporary Staffing Admin Bank is a great starting point for anyone looking for flexible, varied work within the NHS. We…

27 May 2022

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Improving care for people with learning disabilities and autism

We codesigned and delivered a transformation programme for the improvement of care for people with learning disabilities and/or autism.…

15 December 2021


Breaking: Derbyshire continuing healthcare commissioners choose NHS ML support

We are delighted to announce that the NHS Midlands and Lancashire (ML) will continue to work in partnership with Derby…

24 June 2021

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Responding to the challenge of discharging patients during COVID-19

The COVID-19 outbreak placed an unprecedented strain on the health and social care system. A coordinated and well-managed response…

23 June 2021

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Improving the process for managing domiciliary care placements

We introduced a brand-new management process for domiciliary care placements to benefit both patients and providers, successfully implementing provision…

22 June 2021

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Rapid recruitment and training of expert CHC nurses to tackle the assessment backlog caused by…

Our programme helped the NHS to restore, recover and renew following the enormous disruption caused by COVID-19. It has…

21 May 2021

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Clearing a 5,000-patient backlog of continuing healthcare assessments

We worked in partnership with local authorities to successfully complete retrospective assessments of individuals supported via COVID-19 funding arrangements…

8 February 2021

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Enabling two Merseyside based CCGs to block book beds with ease

We helped our clients in Merseyside to identify and commission the most appropriate block contract of intermediate care beds,…

4 August 2020

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Improving commissioner management of nursing care providers

The significant impact of improved supplier relationship management resulted in lowering hospital admissions, performance improvements and financial savings within…

28 October 2019

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Dynamic purchasing of continuing healthcare in Cheshire and Wirral

We introduced our successful dynamic purchasing system across the continuing healthcare service in Cheshire and Wirral resulting in huge…

4 July 2019

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Enabling block booking ​of discharge-to-assess beds​

We were successful in supporting the quick turnaround of a block booking of beds urgently required for several elderly…

22 February 2019

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Delivering personal health budgets for children ​and young people with complex health needs in Leicestershire

​We were the first children’s continuing care team with all eligible cases on a PHB. PHB’s have since become…

4 January 2019

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Ensuring safety of residents ​during a nursing home crisis​​

We responded quickly, efficiently, and with compassion to an urgent need to support residents of a nursing home facing…

17 April 2018

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Dynamic purchasing  of continuing healthcare in Staffordshire

We introduced an electronic dynamic purchasing system, which streamlined the process for purchasing care home placements.  This allowed for…


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