Recognising the current financial challenges in the NHS, we understand the importance of delivering business cases (at all levels) that demonstrate clear value for money and maximise return on investment. Our team is skilled at ensuring that the business case development process, demonstrates clear engagement with a wide range of stakeholders and we are proud of our approval success rate for business cases.
Healthcare planning provides organisations with the tools that they need to be confident in the decisions that they take around service changes & capital investments. Our Evidence Based Design approach starts and finishes with the client. All projects are unique and the process of information gathering, understanding operational need, process flow and maximising outputs for given expenditure are all geared towards the specific project goals. Our team includes qualified healthcare planning resource, skilled in engaging with clinical & operational teams to develop models of care and operational policies to define and deliver the client’s brief.
The development of a well thought out, affordable and implementable strategic masterplan for a hospital campus is essential to the provision of high-quality healthcare estate that will support both current and future clinical care needs. Aligning Clinical and Estates strategies enables Trusts to maximise value from their estate. DLA FreemanWhite personnel, and our unique planning tools, assist you in facing the challenges of operational efficiency, staffing costs, engineering costs due to inefficient building infrastructure, and facility configurations to meet service capacity and patients’ needs.
Our innovative methods to develop solutions to improve the delivery of healthcare involve interactive observation, analysis & benchmarking techniques. Bespoke interactive modelling dashboards provide Trust’s with the tools to make evidence based decisions to support process improvements.
We are a specialised design and consulting practice that brings innovative data-driven facilities solutions to the Healthcare industry. Our unique specialty teams deliver strategic, operational, technological and facility planning expertise for specific departments, Trusts and organisations.
Effective strategic plans are not ‘one-size-fits-all’, nor are they static documents that are created once and never revisited. The specialist interactive modelling tools created by DLA FreemanWhite, enables scenario planning and future projections based on specific Trust information, providing data that is integral to specific service strategy development. We have been doing this successfully in the USA for over 15 years and in the UK for the last six years.
Our team understands the importance of ensuring that the estate is fit for purpose, safe and secure to deliver the highest levels of healthcare now; and is sufficiently flexible and responsive to future changes in demand. An Estates Strategy maximises the opportunities for Trusts to provide the best standard of patient care in an environment suitable for the delivery of modern healthcare.
Whether it’s a post occupancy evaluation, post project review or an assessment of lessons learned, our team recognise the importance of post project evaluation; we are skilled at facilitating reviews and workshops to ensure that Trust teams have defined outcome measures to inform future investments.