Entries by Acumentice

Empowering future healthcare through data

Following the pandemic, the need for data-led interventions in healthcare is indisputable. Although the pandemic catalysed digitalisation, a joined-up approach to utilising data and using it to deliver actionable insights remains in its infancy. In an article published in Business Reporter and The Independent, our Managing Director, Karina Malhotra, argues there is now an urgent […]

Acumentice attends Patient Safety Awards 2022

On the evening of October 24, 2022, the entire Acumentice Team attended the HSJ Patient Safety Awards held in the exhibition and conference centre, Manchester Central.   The HSJ Patient Safety Awards is created to drive improvements in culture and quality across the NHS. The awards recognise and reward the hard-working teams and individuals who […]

Who’s next please?

Throughout the country, integrated care systems are trying to redefine what we have previously understood by the concept of treating in line with clinical need.  Indeed, NHS providers are reviewing how to reprioritise elective waiting lists by taking account of factors influencing inequality. This means an individual’s position on the waiting list could be revised […]

Fuller Stocktake Report 2022

In May 2022, NHS England published the final report of the stocktake by Dr Claire Fuller, Chief Executive-designate Surrey Heartlands Integrated Care System and GP on integrated primary care, looking at what is working well, why it’s working well and how we can accelerate the implementation of integrated primary care (incorporating the current 4 pillars […]

HSJi Live Conference 2022

On Tuesday 7th June, the Acumentice Business Development team attended the HSJi Live Conference 2022, held in the state-of-the-art Exhibition centre, 133 Houndsditch. This was a great opportunity to connect with colleagues from different parts of the country, meet HSJ journalists and listen to their insightful talks that revealed the current challenges faced by NHS. […]

The State of Demand for Mental Health Services 2022

Mental health services have never been in such a demand as they are in 2022. At the end of 2021, the number of referrals for specialist NHS mental health care reached a record high in England. NHS Digital told the BBC that there were 4.3 million referrals for conditions including anxiety and depression – and […]

How successful are the early adopters of the community diagnostic centres?

Comminuty Diagnostic Centres’s (CDC) were introduced to support elective recovery. The Department of Health and Social Care announced in October 2021 the opening of 40 new CDCs. By April 2022, 73 centres had opened, and 160 more CDCs are envisioned to be up and running by 2025. However, to what extent do these centres actually […]

Wendy Baines joins as Principal Consultant

We’re pleased to announce the hiring of Wendy Baines as a new Principal Consultant to help integrated care systems (ICSs) execute sustainable recovery plans. Wendy will work with ICSs to understand the challenges and opportunities arising from the elective recovery plan, alongside helping us expand our range of healthcare consultancy services. Frontline experience In the […]

Delivering impact

A first for Acumentice, this summer, NHS Graduate Management Trainee, Wil Peake, joined the team for an 8 week flexi placement. As part of the Graduate Management Training Scheme (GMTS), it is encouraged trainees use their flexi placement to gain a broader and more holistic view of the wider healthcare sector.  After working in an […]