PRUDENT HEALTHCARE - WALES CONFERENCE 2016
In September 2016, AbbVie teamed up with the Bevan Commission to host a conference looking at the progress of the Welsh health system's 'Prudent Healthcare' initiative.
AbbVie is working with partners across the UK healthcare system to try new ideas and spread best practice in healthcare sustainability. Here is what is currently happening with Sustainable Healthcare across the UK.
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On 29 November 2016, AbbVie together with the College of Medicine, brought together over 200 health and care professionals, researchers, commissioners and patient representatives, to share and examine how, by ‘going beyond medicine’, we can address the sustainability challenge faced by the NHS.
With AbbVie’s support, charities Addaction and The Hepatitis C Trust set up a pilot initiative in the South West region, designed to widen HCV testing and offer additional support to access appropriate treatment for people who use drugs or who are in recovery.
AbbVie is supporting the creation of the UK’s first Early Intervention Clinic for people who have been signed off work with a MSD. Rolled out by the Leeds Community Healthcare NHS Trust and led by Dr Steve Brennan, the clinic is specifically designed to enable quick referrals from primary care, allowing patients to access a specialist in just five days and reduce the time people with MSDs are signed off from work.
AbbVie is supporting the development of a new shared decision-making (SDM) tool, led by Professor Debbie Cohen at Cardiff University. The SDM tool has been designed to aid and improve conversations and decisions about health and work between patients and their healthcare professionals.
Health and social care systems around the world are attempting to address the challenges of meeting rising health demands of an aging population and the growing number of patients with increasingly complex diseases within the tight financial constraints placed upon public services. Scotland is no different and the pressures are significant...
In 2017, AbbVie is supporting the Greater Manchester Hepatitis C ODN with its ambitious plans to eliminate the disease as a public health concern in the region. An AbbVie grant is piloting a new ‘in-reach’ method of identifying people with hepatitis C who are either undiagnosed or unengaged with the healthcare system.
Work reduces the risk of chronic disability and long-term incapacity. It also reduces poverty and social exclusion and improves a person’s quality of life and wellbeing. However chronic conditions can be disabling and AbbVie is particularly interested in helping people to live well with their conditions.
AbbVie, together with the Bevan Commission and the College of Medicine, brought together representatives from the NHS, local government, third sector and community in September 2016 to share prudent perspectives of four key life stages: older years, working life, teenagers and young people, and the early years.
AbbVie commissioned research in 2016 to gain insights into attitudes of young people towards the role their education has played in helping them to manage their own health. This thought piece examines the findings.
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