QIPP programme - it's your NHS, don't waste it
We’re making your local NHS work better for you. To do it, we need your help because #ItsOurNHS.
The national Quality, Innovation, Productivity and Prevention (QIPP) programme is a response to the financial challenge. The programme is all about making sure that each pound spent brings maximum benefit and quality of care to patients.
Both CCGs have an extremely strong record of financial management. However, there is ever increasing demand for services locally and we will need to make some tough decisions so that we can transform services in the future. We are looking at how we can innovate, be more productive, prevent NHS resources being used inappropriately and ensure services are still of the highest quality.
We will be open about these decisions. Many of our proposed QIPP projects are unlikely to have significant impact on any particular groups of patients. But, where it does involve the potential redesign of a service or pathway, we will engage fully with local people and our stakeholders. We will also be working closely with our People’s Board who will sense-checking our plans and bring a patient’s perspective to proposed changes.
These changes include:
Your NHS is facing a massive financial challenge. Nationally, your NHS needs to save £22bn by 2020/21. This year, 2016/17, NHS Bradford City and NHS Bradford Districts clinical commissioning groups (CCGs) need to save £13m.
To make savings we need to work together. There are no additional resources available, savings need to be made now so that we can meet increasing demand and ensure that local services continue to meet your needs.
We are looking at how to be more innovative, more productive and help you use your NHS resources better whilst making sure services are still of the highest quality.
To make sure you get the most out of every NHS pound spent in Bradford, we're asking you to take more control of your health and change the way you use some of your NHS services. Some things that we need you to do are: