Wed 6 Dec 2023
Video & Slides

Featuring presentation videos and accompanying slides: colleagues at the forefront of NHS innovation came together at this online course to gain a deeper understanding of how Community Diagnostic Centres (CDCs) are changing the primary healthcare landscape. Like-minded colleagues benchmarked their service models, equipped themselves with a national insight and left feeling empowered with new information to lobby for improved services. 

View the presentation video and slides to hear from leading multi-diagnostic facilities, be inspired by small-scale CDCs who are all working together to achieve the NHS initiative of ‘one stop shops’ for diagnostics by 2025 and add 3.5 CPD hours to your professional development portfolio. 

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Community Diagnostic Centre National Roadmap
On-demand 3.5 hours £299+VAT

3.5 hours Continuing Professional Development: what you will learn

Whether you are working to establish your CDC or are taking the next steps to progress your service, this online course is for you. Discover solutions to your challenges and identifying how to evolve and secure the future of your service by focusing on:

  • Ensuring sustainability and growth in your CDC
  • Assessing the impact of patient experience and outcomes within your service
  • Benchmarking different CDC models
  • Utilising underused NHS spaces to maximise your diagnostic output
  • Meeting the NHS ambition of a ‘one-stop-shop’ in diagnostics
  • Equipping yourself with a national overview to support service expansion
  • Promoting shared best practice

Meet your education and training needs in your own time

Packed with examples of best practice, novel ideas and expert advice, plus benefit from:

  • 3.5 CPD hours of presentation and speaker Q&A
  • Featuring engaging video and accompanying slides
  • Available at £299 + VAT for NHS and public sector professionals
  • Download and view in your own time
  • CPD Certificate issued to you after viewing the video

5 presentations | 12 parts | 3.5 CPD hours | Filmed on Wednesday 6th December 2023

Introductions and chair’s opening remarks
Becci Duggan, ADNS for Community Diagnostic Centre and Rapid Diagnostic Centre, Northern Care Alliance Foundation Trust
Patient Presentation Led Diagnostics
Finchley Memorial CDC: How we continue to service and serve the population into 2024
  • Exploring the Finchley offerings: delivering scanning, tests and diagnostics
  • Outcomes investigated: meeting the NHS agenda to reduce backlogs
  • Driving forward growth during the transitional phase of CDC funding
Eugene Prinsloo, Developments Director, Community Health Partnerships
Questions and discussion with Eugene Prinsloo
Delivering and Expanding CDC Models
Delivering CDCs at scale: Strategic partnerships to improve patient outcomes and boost capacity
Andy Howlett, Director of Strategy, Community Diagnostic Centres, InHealth
Questions and discussion with Andy Howlett
Exploring the Oldham Experience
Case study: Expanding capacity at Oldham Community Diagnostic Centre
  • Supporting the diagnosis of cancer, heart and lung disease to ensure that patients are treated faster
  • Exploring the data: evaluating the impact of the CDC for waiting list support and patient experience
  • Delivering effective service expansion to include endoscopy services
Dr Roger Prudham, Clinical Director, Northern Care Alliance Rapid Diagnostic Centre, University Hospital South Manchester
Questions and discussion with Roger Prudham
Investigating Outcomes in Salford
‘Scanning on the high street’: Investigating the Salford CDC model to deliver a one stop care
  • Exploring the InHealth model: what can we learn?
  • Utilising unused spaces and adopting new approaches to provide care to our population
  • Engaging with providers and collaborating with ICBS to triangulate information and lobby for your area
Barney Schofield, Director of Planning and Delivery, Northern Care Alliance and Nick Hall, Commercial Director, InHealth
Questions and discussion with Barney Schofield and Nick Hall
Delivering Diagnostics in Birmingham
Panel Presentation: Shared findings from Washwood Heath Health and Wellbeing Centre
Ann-Marie Wright, Senior Delivery and Improvement Manager, NHS Birmingham and Solihull Integrated Care Board, Jo Siddles, Project Manager, Birmingham & Solihull LIFT Company, Julian Humphreys, Programme Manager (Developments), Community Health Partnerships, Joanne Tolley, Head of Cancer and Diagnostics Transformation, Birmingham and Solihull Integrated Care Board and Manjit Sogi, Washwood Heath CDC, University Hospital Birmingham
Questions and discussion with with your panel
Closing remarks

First-hand speaker experiences

Hear from the pioneering CDC leads from across the country, who will share their experience, principles and future plans:

Job Title:
ADNS for Community Diagnostic Centre and Rapid Diagnostic Centre
Northern Care Alliance Foundation Trust

Becci began her nursing career as a Gastroenterology & Liver ward nurse at the Manchester Royal Infirmary. She then spent many years developing her career at Salford Royal Foundation Trust working in the Neuro/Trauma Intensive Care Unit. Moving into the Lead Nurse role for the Northern Care Alliance FT Rapid Diagnostic Centre, she was part of a team that launched and developed one of the country’s largest non-specific symptom services. Becci has subsequently taken on the Assistant Director of Nursing role for Community Diagnostic Centre and Rapid Diagnostic Centre at the NCA. The Oldham CDC launched in Dec 2019 and has focused initially on cancer pathway transformation with great success, Salford CDC opened in October 2023, with pathway transformation underway.

Job Title:
Developments Director
Community Health Partnerships

Eugene is the Developments Director at Community Health Partnerships (CHP). He brings a mix of private and public sector experience. Starting his career in EY’s Real Estate Group, moving to the private sector partner in early primary care PPPs, to his current position within CHP (a company owned by the Department of Health and Social Care). His current role is to lead the development function, acting for the public sector head tenant. Currently his team work to adapt PPP buildings to support new models of care and drive value for money from the existing estate. Eugene’s team use projects to support the delivery of CHP’s strategic objectives, which include a sustainable NHS. Current projects include a key worker accommodation scheme to support recruitment and retention of staff as well as delivering the first Passivhaus-certified health centre in the UK at Foleshill.

Job Title:
Director of Strategy
Community Diagnostic Centres, InHealth

Andy is a graduate of Cambridge University, University of Bath School of Management and the NHS Management Training Scheme and has over 20 years of operational management experience within Acute NHS provider organisations at senior level.  Andy led NHS England and Improvement’s Diagnostics, Medicines & Pharmacy Improvement programmes for 5 years, including the implementation of the “Top 10 Medicines”, a £200m Imaging Equipment Replacement programme and the Imaging and Pathology Network programmes.  Andy led the delivery of the Richards’ Review Diagnostics: Recovery & Renewal recommendations including the establishment of the NHS Community Diagnostic Centre Programme, investing in 160 CDCs across England.  Andy has significant experience leading digital investment programmes including EPMA, e-Rostering and Health System-Led Investment. Andy joined InHealth Group in March 2022 to lead a rapid expansion of Community Diagnostic Centres in partnership with the NHS and is InHealth’s lead for health policy.

Job Title:
Clinical Director
Northern Care Alliance Rapid Diagnostic Centre, University Hospital South Manchester

Job Title:
Director of Planning and Delivery
Northern Care Alliance

Barney Schofield is the lead Director at the Northern Care Alliance NHSFT for Cancer Services and the CDC programme. He has led the development of two commercially partnered CDCs in Greater Manchester, in Oldham and Salford. These CDCs are delivering a number of novel clinical pathways which are national case study examples. Barney is a passionate advocate of CDCs and was a member of Sir Mike Richards’ Expert Advisory Group supporting the development of national CDC policy.

Job Title:
Commercial Director

As Commercial Director for InHealth, Nick is responsible for building long-term partnerships with the NHS and other healthcare organisations. A qualified accountant by profession, Nick combines his decade-long experience of working in the healthcare sector with his 20 years of finance experience to help structure effective partnerships. Most recently Nick has been working with NHS organisations to build a number of Community Diagnostic Centres and hospital-based Imaging Centres across the country, continuing with InHealth’s long history of supporting the NHS. Nick is a graduate of University of Wales, Swansea and is currently studying for an MBA at Henley Business School. Prior to working in healthcare, Nick worked in the banking and IT service sectors in various senior finance roles (both UK and overseas).

Job Title:
Project Manager
Birmingham & Solihull LIFT Company

Job Title:
Programme Manager (Developments)
Community Health Partnerships

Job Title:
Head of Cancer and Diagnostics Transformation
Birmingham and Solihull Integrated Care Board

Job Title:
Washwood Heath CDC
University Hospital Birmingham

Job Title:
Washwood Heath CDC
University Hospital Birmingham

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Past attendee feedback

Held as an interactive online forum and now available to you as a series of video presentations. This online forum followed our successful “The Future of Rapid Diagnostic Centres” online forum in December 2022 which was described by attendees as:

“It was brilliant, really informative and I’ve left feeling positive and motivated to take new ideas back to the team”

United Lincolnshire Hospital Trust

“It was valuable to hear about the different RDC services and models being implemented, especially their benefits and challenges, which showed common themes”

Powys Teaching Health Board

“Really useful information It was nice to share with other colleges and learn from their experiences”

Barnsley Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

“Excellent day and well organised and very informative”

The Royal Wolverhampton Trust

“Positive, informative and engaging”

York and Scarborough Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

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Who came?

This online course is ideal for professionals working in NHS Community Diagnostic Centres who are looking to develop and future proof their services. The following is an insight into the job titles of who came to Community Diagnostic Centre National Roadmap when it was held on Wednesday 6th December 2023:

  • Associate Director of Nursing, CBC & RDC
  • Business Manager
  • Clinical Director
  • Commercial Director
  • Community Diagnostic Centre Operational Manager
  • Developments Director
  • Director of Planning and Delivery
  • Director of Strategy, Community Diagnostic Centres
  • Head of Cancer and Diagnostics Transformation
  • Head of Radiology Services
  • Programme Manager
  • Project Manager
  • Senior Delivery and Improvement Manager - Diagnostics 
  • Washwood Heath CDC