The simple user interface that characterises our tools belies their power to drive greater efficiency and cost savings, as well as to evidence service improvement and transformation.
How we work
The deployment and direction of human, financial, technological, and natural resources is the key to the organisation realising its goals and mission. In the public sector many of those tasked with managerial responsibilities have no training or experience in management and do not possess the tools and methods to assist them.
Our work on this area has been wide and diverse, supporting organisations with strategy development, communication pathways, accountability frameworks and processes for planning, monitoring and evaluation. In each case we strive to simplify and streamline processes and systems to support managers in making clear, informed decisions and helping them develop the confidence and competence to implement and measure outcomes.
Workforce planning, for in excess of 30 NHS organisations 2007-9
Web based integrated workforce planning tool for CAMHS, 2010
Skill mix review Herefordshire PCT, 2009
Population needs assessment Derby PCT 2009
Service redesign Derby PCT 2009
Commissioning support Liverpool PCT 2008, Havering PCT, 2009
Transitions web based self assessment tool, ChiMat 2011
Liverpool commissioners of mental health services for children and young people had embraced the vision set out in World Class Commissioning and were beginning to commission a range of providers from the third sector as well as statutory services.
Cernis benchmarked existing services against comparators and best practice guidance, on staffing levels, skill mix, therapeutic models, case mix and caseload, waiting times.