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Derbyshire Healthcare

Categories: Capacity Planning, Estate Strategies
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Rubicon has started work with Derbyshire Healthcare NHSFT to develop the trust’s strategy for its estate for the next 5 to 10 years.  The trust provides mental health services from over 60 sites across Derbyshire and has appointed Rubicon based on our extensive experience of developing estate strategies for mental health and community based providers.

Estate strategy – phase 2

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Working alongside colleagues from WT Partnership, Rubicon will be commencing phase two of our work on East Suffolk and North Essex’s estates strategy, in June.

South Kent CCG – New Romney hub

Categories: Business Case Support, Capacity Planning, Estate Strategies, Service Redesign
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We have been appointed, via the Crown Commercial Services management consulting framework, to work with the South Kent CCG, local GPs, Kent Community Health, NHS Property Services and local town, district and county councils on plans to build a new community health and wellbeing hub in New Romney.  The hub will bring together a wide range of statutory sector commissioned services into new purpose built facilities.  This will enable the better integration of health and care services, as well as assisting in making out of hospital and primary care services in the area, more resilient.

Rubicon and Medical Architecture have been working with Dorset HealthCare to explore a one-off opportunity to bring mental health and community health services together on a single site to serve the west of the county.  Our work led to the development of a strategic outline case which has been presented to the trust’s board for approval.

Rubicon is providing support to colleagues in the Somerset STP to develop new models of care to facilitate more people being treated out of acute hospital settings.  The project is focused on understanding how admission rates and length of stay can be reduce so the system is less reliant upon the two local acute hospitals, and will inform the pattern of provision of community, primary care and social care services in neighbourhood teams and Somerset’s community hospitals.