Dual Site Acute Healthcare Trust

London Area

Case Study: Dual Site Acute Healthcare

A medium sized, two site district general hospital with an income of £350m. The Trust was embarking on a major reconfiguration of services as part of the overall Trust strategy. At the same time, they were facing a significant financial sustainability challenge. Dearden HR worked in partnership with Kingsgate to deliver a significant CIP programme to improve the long term financial future of the Trust.

Key Issues Identified

● Working with Kingsgate on a £17.5m CIP required

● The need for a robust, consistent and transparent job planning policy and guidance

● Lack of understanding at Clinical Led/General Manager level of the job planning process

Our Delivery

● Refreshed the job planning policy and guidance

● Produced detailed guidance about how to manage job planning, with complete FAQs documentation

● Delivered job planning training for Clinical Leads, General Managers and HR