News

Below are the latest news stories from Attain.

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Latest news from Attain…

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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 […]

Cariad Burgess on her first 30 days at Attain

Tell us a little bit about yourself I have worked in public sector healthcare for many years. My love and admiration of the NHS attracted me to the many dynamic roles, particularly within Acute Hospitals. I later transitioned into private sector healthcare and before I joined Attain I graduated in Business Management and Finance BSc […]

North of England Commercial Procurement Collaborative Framework appointment

We are excited to announce that Attain has been awarded a place on the North of England Commercial Procurement Collaborative Framework. The Framework provides quick and easy access to specialist support services from carefully selected third party suppliers with a wealth of health economy experience. Attain has been awarded on three significant lots relating to […]

Priya Sharma on her first 30 days at Attain

Tell us a little bit about yourself I joined the Service Transformation Team in September 2018. Prior to joining, I had spent the last 9 years of my career working across the NHS in Quality and Service Improvement Roles, within various Acute Provider Organisations. I started off my career working within Clinical Governance and then […]

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How Attain transformed health outcomes for the people of Luton

We recently completed a successful Integrated Urgent Care project with NHS Luton CCG and Herts Urgent Care to help improve quality of services, better patient experiences and ultimately improve outcomes for the Luton population. The results are remarkable. The first direct bookable GP appointment process has been implemented in England and overall, our support has […]

Supporting Patient Flow ahead of Winter and beyond

Last week, the Attain team of Helen Pyecroft, Matthew Jones, Andrea Willimott and Lucy Cole supported Draper & Dash Healthcare, provider of healthcare analytics, with their Executive Patient Flow Winter Summit in London. Most of you will be familiar with the struggle to facilitate patient flow within your organisations, and with your system partners. With […]

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Mental health services for young people

Chris Spark shares our learning on what’s vital in delivering the right services at the right time. Children and adolescent mental health services (CAMHS) are under enormous pressure across the country. There has been a noticeable national increase in awareness of the importance of emotional wellbeing of children and young people. At the same time, […]