On December 13th 2007 the Secretary of State for Health announced a National Programme to deliver extended and improved access to GP services to address inequalities and drive up the quality of primary care. All PCTs in England are required to procure a GP-led Health Centre and 38 PCTs (those that represent the 25% most poorly served) will receive additional funding to procure additional GP Practices.
Mosaique provided programme management consultancy to one of the Strategic Health Authorities (SHA). This involved rapidly setting up a programme management office to help the successful delivery of the programme and ensure the first Department of Health milestone was met.
This included defining the governance structure, producing the Programme Brief, defining the resource requirements and associated costs, identifying risks and issues, benefit profiles, detailed plans, status reports and identifying and meeting with key stakeholders.
The National Programme for IT (NPfIT), is an initiative by the Department of Health in England to move the National Health Service towards a single, centrally-mandated electronic care record for patients and to connect 30,000 General practitioners to 300 hospitals, providing secure and audited access to these records by authorised health professionals. NPfIT is said to be "the world's biggest civil information technology programme".
Mosaique have provided benefits management consultancy on this programme. We have worked with NPfIT and Department of Health teams to identify and define the benefits of:
This involved facilitating workshops with clinicians, admin staff and trust staff to identify and define the benefits as well as defining suitable metrics for each of benefit. Benefit Realisation Plans were then developed for a number of these products.
Mosaique also contributed to benefits management guidance, in particular, ensuring alignment with Managing Successful Programmes (MSP).