NHS Graduate, Freya Parker, reflects on her placement with Attain

Attain are proud to offer NHS Graduates a work placement for eight weeks, to understand how we work with the NHS to improve health and wellbeing. We asked Freya Parker about her experience with Attain team and here she reveals what her favourite aspects were and what she’s learned. What did you want to get […]

Clinical Thresholds: What are the opportunities and challenges for providers?

Clinical thresholds are one of the tools being use across the country to help transform the approach to care. Often patients are offered pathways that encourage self-care or alternative approaches before further intervention (e.g. surgery) is required. Clinical threshold policies are evidence-based pathways which are applied to commissioning contracts with providers. The policies are formalised […]

Attain’s recent framework success continues

We are delighted to announce our appointments on three respected frameworks. NHS England Health Systems Support Framework (HSSF) We are excited to announce Attain has been awarded a place on the NHS England Health Systems Support Framework (HSSF). Attain has been awarded on two lots Transformation and change support and Patient empowerment and activation. We […]

Lesley Kippax on her first 30 days at Attain

Tell us a little bit about yourself I started my career at Leyland DAF Trucks and was placed in the Supply Chain Team. Shortly after starting and a re-structure, I was offered a job in the Central Procurement Team. The trips to Eindhoven were exciting and I was given the opportunity to start the CIPS […]

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In the news – Group Consultations coming soon to a GP near you?

Summary:  The prospect of ‘Group GP Consultations’ potentially took a step closer to becoming a part of standard primary care after a leading GP told the annual Royal College of GPs annual conference that the audience should ‘take a leap of faith’.     What’s being proposed? Group consultations are now widely expected to be rolled […]