BRIDGE Forum April 2022 Snapshot

Apr 27, 2022 | BRIDGE Forum, News, Newsletter

BRIDGE Virtual Forum (Third Sector and PPGs)
Wednesday 20th & Thursday 21st March 2022

(Bridging Resources Information Direction Guidance for Everyone)

The purpose of this meeting is to share regular information across all sectors, identify issues encountered and discuss how we can work collaboratively in a connected and integrated way to help improve the pathways into services for Wirral residents.

Mike Chantler – Wirral CCG

Sarah Cowell – WCHC – Two Hour Crisis Response Service

John Highton and Adam Irvine – Wirral Pharmaceutical Needs Assessment

Louise Harland-Davies – Wirral Community Champions

All – Info sharing

Mike Chantler – Wirral CCG

Key Messages:

  • New programme to support people waiting for elective surgery – how do we support people to ‘wait well’ and prevent deterioration?
  • CCG currently considering final proposals on redevelopment of Arrowe Park A&E to improve patient and staff experience
  • Integrated Care Board structural changes – will allow council and NHS to work more closely together on strategic planning and address health inequalities not just through health care but through housing, employment etc
  • COVID vaccine supply issues have been resolved and work is underway to make it part of routine vaccination programme

Sarah Cowell – WCHC – Two Hour Crisis Response Service

Key messages:

  • Two Hour Response Crisis Response Service will provide assessment within 2 hours and support the same day or next day for adults at risk of hospital admission with a range of health issues
  • Operates 8am-8pm 365 days a year – multidisciplinary team
  • Professionals can refer in via Teletriage; self-referrals via NHS 111

Presentation: UCR 2 hr response powerpoint

John Highton and Adam Irvine – Wirral Pharmaceutical Needs Assessment

Key messages:

Presentation: PNA Bridge Forum April 2022 v2

Louise Harland-Davies – Wirral Community Champions

Key messages:

Info-sharing

  • North West Ambulance Service:
    • In a difficult position over the Easter bank holiday but did cope quite well – very well-prepared
    • Demand starting to increase again
    • Changes to IPC guidance coming in allowing for more dynamic risk assessments
  • Wirral University Teaching Hospital:
    • Patient Experience Strategy – Promise Groups – Welcome, Safe, Inclusive, Supported, Care
    • Want to work in partnership with patients and community to improve these elements
    • Always looking for new members – get in touch! [email protected]

Full notes: Apr 2022 BRIDGE Forum notes

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