Detailing the impact that new models of care have for pathways and the value of those pathways, expressed in financial terms.
Understanding the ways in which the Third Sector have provided new pathways of care in many different areas across health and social care is a key part of our portfolio of projects. The Think Piece Paper and subsequent Discussion Paper (available in English only) we wrote about this provides a useful insight into what is happening within the sector.
New pathways in the way services have moved from hospital to community settings is in line with principles of prudent healthcare and the approach of all the devolved administrations across the UK governments. Our work on Community Cardiology (available in English only) is noteworthy in this regard.