This report was commissioned to evaluate the impact of a scheme which helps improve the effectiveness and outcomes of Hospital Discharge activities in Lincolnshire.
This report, featured in Farmers Weekly was commissioned from Rose Regeneration to look at the challenges facing those working in farming communities in relation to their health and well-being.
Our Social Value Engine was used to calculate the social impact for Enable2, a UK wide translation and interpreting service.
The report can be viewed here.
The Nuffield Trust was commissioned by the National Centre for Rural Health and Care to explore the impact of rurality and sparsity on the costs of delivering health care.
This report evidences the additional costs in rural areas including: staff recruitment, retention and costs; higher travel costs; increased fixed costs associated with providing services within safe staffing guidelines; and difficulties in realising economies of scale when delivering services in sparsely population rural areas.
In partnership with Rural Community Network Northern Ireland, we worked with 6 community groups over a 12-month period to help them measure the impact of their activities.
Funded by the Halifax Foundation for Northern Ireland under its Special Initiatives Programme, this pilot project increased the skills and capacity of staff and volunteers at the 6 organisations; enabled them to better understand and measure the impact of their work; and enhanced their sustainability and financial viability.
This report summarises the key findings from the pilot.
We worked with Supporting Communities to measure the social impact of its community activities.
We have produced this scorecard, summarising the impact of the organisation’s work in Mid and East Antrim.
Our evaluation of this 12-month pilot programme has been published. Bounce Back was a 12-month pilot programme that aimed to improve the mental health of young people looking to move closer to the job market or into further education. The programme was delivered across the Humber sub-region and funded by central Government.
This summary report, prepared with the University of Birmingham, applies a rural lens to the workforce challenges facing the NHS. The golden thread running through the research is that securing staff to deliver high quality health and care in rural areas (now and in the future) is crucial. The research identified 9 challenges and 9 opportunities. The full report is available on the NCRHC website www.ncrhc.org
In autumn 2017 we circulated a ‘call for information’ through the Rural Services Network. This sought the views of people with experience of bringing station buildings back to life. ‘From the bare platform…’ summarises the 86 responses received to the call.