West Yorkshire Association of Acute Trusts: Estates and Facilities Future Model Case for Change


West Yorkshire Association of Acute Trusts

Estates and Facilities Future Model Case for Change


Attain led the development of a Case for Change considering the options for the future provision of estates and facilities services on a collaborative basis in order to:

  • Identify the scope of the efficiency opportunities associated with each option.
  • Bring estates management and expertise together to work as a team.
  • Draft a Case for Change

What we did

We provided the following support:

  • Established project governance including a PID, programme, programme reporting and an issues log.
  • Analysis and reconciliation of detailed Estates and Facilities Management information to establish an agreed baseline.
  • Options identification for future service provision including, out-sourcing, lead provider,
  • Analysis of options including benefits appraisal and financial opportunity appraisal.
  • Relationship building with Directors of Estates & Facilities.
  • Developed and ran workshops to progress key decisions and explore initial issues.
  • Provided benchmarking
  • Drafted the Case for Change in a transparent manner including the sharing of all calculations supporting analysis

Our impact

Our results included;

  • The Case for Change identified indicative savings ranging from £45million to £252 million over 5 years for the most beneficial option.
  • The Case for Change was supported by the associations ‘Committee in Common’.
  • Next steps were identified together with project timeline and resource plan.
  • Templates and processes were established for other collaborative projects to benchmark

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