South Kent CCG – New Romney hub

South Kent CCG – New Romney hub

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.

West Dorset Mental Health services

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.

Bank Workers Charity

Our work with BWC concluded in February when the charity’s three year strategy was approved by the BWC Board.

Great Western STP Funding Success

“A big congratulations also goes to the team who have worked so hard over the last few months to secure us the £30million funding grant to expand our A&E services.

 “We are delighted by the news that we’ve been successful in our bid for national funds to support us in expanding much needed hospital capacity.

 “This news follows a bid we made to the Department of Health earlier this summer for £30m to support the expansion of the Emergency Department and the purchase of the expansion land next to the hospital to develop other services,” said Chief Executive Nerissa Vaughan.

Tavistock and Portman

The Tavistock and Portman NHSFT has appointed Rubicon to write a business case for the redevelopment or reprovision of the foundation trust’s Tavistock Centre.  The work will run through to February.

Hertfordshire business cases

Our work on Hertfordshire Partnership’s business case for investment in seclusion facilities has ended and the trust have now asked Rubicon to support a second business case concerning outpatient facilities.

Somerset Health & Care Strategy – Community Settings of Care

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.

Guy’s and St Thomas’ outline business case modelling

We are pleased to announce that Rubicon has been asked by Guy’s and St Thomas’ to work-up the economic and financial cases required to support the FT’s business case for a joint venture with King’s College.

Hertfordshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust business case

Rubicon has been appointed as a sub-contractor to our partners Medical Architecture, to write a business case for Hertfordshire Partnership Trust for investment in the trust’s mental health estate.