Joint Working

Bayer is proud to work in partnership with a range of organisations to deliver projects with a direct and measurable benefit to patient care. The projects with which we are currently or recently involved in are listed below:

 

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UKEYL07160059c

Specialty Medicine

This project is due to start in May 2017

Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

To increase capacity of the macular service through service expansion which will improve patient care by reducing time to first treatment and enable timely follow up and retreatment

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UKEYL11160227c

Specialty Medicine

This project is due to start in April 2017

South Tees Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

To increase the capacity of the Macular service to improve patient care by increasing the diagnosis and treatment of medical retina patients and improve patient throughput

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UKXAR01170025c

General Medicine

This project is due to start in March 2017

UCL Partners Academic Health Science Network
Daiichi Sankyo

To support the development and confidence of GPs to initiate anticoagulation and associated service models to enable CCGs to commission primary-care anticoagulation services using GPs as prescribers.

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UKXAR07160200c

General Medicine

This project is due to start in March 2017

Innovation Agency, Academic Health Science Network for the North West Coast

To implement an AF focused Quality Improvement Initiative in GP practices to support them in identifying and managing patients

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UKGNR08160029d

Radiology

This project is due to start in March 2017

Wessex Cancer Network

To understand the level of demand for radiology diagnostic services within the speciality of lung cancer and compare the different pathways adopted by each trust so that best practice can be identified and shared. 

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UKXAR08160233c

General Medicine

This project is due to start in March 2017

Yorkshire and Humber Academic Health Science Network

To implement an AF focused Quality Improvement initiative in GP practices to help them in identifying, reviewing and managing patients which will lead to implementing and sustaining changes

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UKXAR07160180c

General Medicine

This project is due to start in January 2017

Oxford Academic Health Science Network

To implement a pharmacist led data review with the aim of improving the management of atrial fibrillation patients across Buckinghamshire and Berkshire.

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UKEYL06160049(1)

Specialty Medicine

This project is due to start in January 2017

Kingston Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

To develop the infrastructure and environment within the Ophthalmology department to remove bottle necks in the service and improve patient throughput.

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UKEYL05160011c

Specialty Medicine

This project is due to start in December 2016

NHS Lothian

To implement a nurse led service that will provide the necessary capacity to allow the Unit to meet the best practice guidance standard.

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UKEYL10160169c

Specialty Medicine

This project is due to start in November 2016

University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust

The implementation of a mobile eye unit which will increase the capacity of the Eye Unit to meet current and future demand, and allow patients to receive their treatment closer to home.

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UKXAR07160186a

General Medicine

This project is due to start in September 2016

Chelsea & Westminster NHS Foundation Trust

To identify patients who may be unaware that they have atrial fibrillation and ensuring onward referral to an appropriate healthcare professional and improve patient information.

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UKEYL07160067b

Specialty Medicine

This project is due to start in September 2016

Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust

To introduce virtual clinics for patients with diabetic retinopathy in Leeds, improving the patient pathway and increasing capacity to follow up and treat patients with a range of retinal diseases.

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L.GB.MKT.10.2015.13384b

General Medicine

The project is due to start in January 2016 and run for a period of 12 months.

This is a Joint Working project between Bayer and the Healthbridge Direct GP federation.

The aims and objectives of the project are as follows:
To improve rates of anticoagulation in patients, and to increase the quality of service for patients requiring anticoagulation with AF. Specific aims are broken down here:

  • Patient- Improvement in patient experience. Reduction in waiting times for anticoagulation
  • NHS/HBD- Centralised system to allow management of anticoagulated patients, and development of expert practitioners
  • Bayer- Increase in uptake of Novel Oral Anticoagulants.

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LGB.MKT.09.2015.12825a

General Medicine

The Project will start in September 2015 and finish by June 2016.

Bayer and the West of England AHSN are working in partnership under a Joint Working agreement to facilitate the implementation of phase 2 of the "Don’t wait to anticoagulate" campaign.

We are working to test two different options of supporting practices in Gloucester CCG to ensure that patients at risk of stroke from atrial fibrillation are appropriately anticoagulated. This will then inform the progression to phase 3 in 2016 which could cover the remaining CCGs covered by the WE AHSN

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LGB.NPM.05.2015.11338d

General Medicine

The Project will start on a date to be agreed in July 2015 and finish six months later in December 2015.

Implementing NICE Clinical Guideline on Atrial Fibrillation (CG180) across Oldham CCG using the Rapid Adoption Innovation Framework (RAIF)

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