John Curtis opening session


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Opening session at the Improving Information Sharing and Management dissemination event at the LGA London on May 24th 2013. Presented by John Curtis

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John Curtis opening session

  1. 1. WelcomeJohn L CurtisProject Manager Improving Information Sharing andManagement (IISaM)
  2. 2. Please note:-• No fire alarms. Emergency exists are signposted.Please report out on the main street.• Toilets are on alternative floors, ladies on oneand men’s on the next.• small side room on the right hand side which thecatering will be put in.• Mobile phones etc silent please.• All slides will be made available• REMEMBER QUESTIONS FOR THE PANEL
  3. 3. 3Why is information sharing important to publicservice reform?• Information sharing is vital to delivering better outcomes atlower cost.• Growing need to work across sector (e.g. public, private,voluntary) and service (e.g. health, employment, justice)boundaries to design and deliver effective, efficient services.– Information about a client group and their needs is requiredto re-design services.– Information needs to be shared to deliver new services innew ways.• The risk of not sharing is huge …
  4. 4. 4X = GP visit∆ = After hours attendance∆ = A&E Attendance∆ = District Nursing∆ = Inpatient Admission● = Residential Care● = Social Care assessmentWeekly GP visits for 3 yearsPeriodic after hours / A&Eattendances (falls etc)Several social care assessmentsEnds up in permanentresidential careMultiple unplanned and uncoordinated interventions are costly and don’t address the person’s need. A singlecare plan could have spotted a pattern and included preventative services, e.g.. simple adaptations could haveenabled person to stay in own home for longer.Health and social care integration
  5. 5. 5Improving Information Sharing and Management (IISaM)• Commenced January 2012. Pan govt board• Helps resolve data sharing issues arising from cross-cuttingpolicy issues such as the Troubled Families programme andEnding Gangs and Youth Violence• Three pilot sites of Bradford, Greater Manchester andLeicestershire• Aims to support safe and appropriate information sharing• Developed and tested a toolkit of case studies, templatesand advice
  6. 6. 6So why don’t people share?• Many local areas have expressed frustration with being unable toshare information.– Lack of clarity about what data is needed and why– Legislation is perceived as a barrier– Plethora of legislation and guidance leads to confusion– Unclear who is responsible for making the decision to shareTechnical problems– Poor data quality– Capability gaps, e.g. analytical– Resource pressures
  7. 7. 7How do we solve the issues?• Prioritise building relationships and trust• Develop a shared vision and communicate it clearly• Put some structure and governance in place• Engage all levels in your organisation or partnership• Be clear about what information you need and why• Central government commitment to making it easier to share
  8. 8. Agenda for the day