The following speech was given by the Minister for Infrastructure, Deputy Tom Binet, to members of the Jersey Chamber of Commerce at a Breakfast Briefing on Monday 26th June 2023: Good morning, everyone, and thank you for taking the time to turn up at this early hour, to hear Ian and me talk about the … Read more New Healthcare Facilities Programme: The preferred option and the next steps
Every parent wants to give their baby the best start in life. For those who choose to breastfeed and are able to, breastfeeding provides health benefits for infants that can last a lifetime as well as protecting the health of the breastfeeding mother The Government of Jersey is committed to improving the health of Islanders … Read more Working in partnership to support infant feeding
I will be bringing a proposition to establish an independently chaired Advisory Board for Health and Community Services (HCS).
Our new plan for multi-site Healthcare Facilities will deliver a third more space than the previous project; which means delivering services that were not in the brief for Our Hospital like rehab care, step down care, and therapies including Hydrotherapy. We’ve made a commitment to deliver healthcare facilities in a cost-effective way that represents the … Read more New Healthcare Facilities Feasibility Study: How will we ensure value for money?
We will now enter a month of consultation with Islanders, before the final version of the Feasibility Study Report is presented to the States Assembly in early July 2023. This will include engagement with: We’ll be releasing details of the various methods of engagement shortly and will be reaching out to the residents of Overdale, … Read more New Healthcare Facilities Feasibility Study: What happens next?
New Healthcare Facilities Feasibility Study: Why is multi-site healthcare better than a single hospital?
While developing the Feasibility Study, the Programme team have also been preparing the Strategic Outline Case (SOC) for the new healthcare facilities. The SOC basically sets out the strategic reasons for the Programme: to deliver fit for purpose healthcare facilities for all Islanders now and in the future, to replace the outdated and inefficient facilities … Read more New Healthcare Facilities Feasibility Study: Why is multi-site healthcare better than a single hospital?
When the two options were assessed in the Evaluation Workshops, as discussed in our previous blog post, Option B was clearly the preferred option of all the evaluation panels. Why was this the case? In the next of our blog posts, we explore the work being done to develop a Strategic Outline Case, and why … Read more New Healthcare Facilities Feasibility Study: Why was Option B selected?
The two options for multi-site healthcare have been assessed against a series of criteria that link back to the Programme’s Critical Success Factors. As a reminder, they are: Option A: Acute (Inpatients) at Kensington Place and Ambulatory (Outpatients) at Overdale. Option B: Acute (Inpatients) at Overdale and Ambulatory (Outpatients) at Kensington Place. The options were … Read more New Healthcare Facilities Feasibility Study: How did we evaluate the two options?
In a previous blog post we discussed what goes into creating a Feasibility Study, and how the NHFP team were engaging with Health and Community Services (HCS) staff to produce their report. The NHFP Feasibility Study looked at two options for multi-site healthcare delivery in Jersey. Both options are based on what is called … Read more New Healthcare Facilities Feasibility Study: What are the two options for multi-site healthcare?
You may have seen in the last couple of weeks our ‘Healthy Bowel, Happy Bowel’ campaign. That’s because April is recognised as Bowel Cancer Awareness Month. The aim of the campaign is to make Islanders aware of the small and healthy changes they can make to their diet to prevent bowel cancer and other diseases. … Read more A healthy bowel is a happy bowel