NHS leaders look to Brunel to boost efficiency

Top medical leaders will use simulation and modelling to get the best from health resources through a new agreement between the Faculty of Medical Leadership and Management (FMLM) and The Cumberland Initiative. Led out of Brunel University London, the initiative brings academics, clinicians and companies together to change the efficiency and quality of care in…

Opening of the Cumberland Institute

You are invited to the opening of The Cumberland Institute Location Cumberland Institute, 163 Bestobell Road, Slough SL1 4SZ Date/Time Monday 6th July 2015, from 15.00 – 19.00 Care services need new ways to address their many challenges holistically and at scale. Simulation modelling, serious gaming and other Operational Research methods are viable and attractive…

Virtual Festival of Evidence

What I have learned from 10 years of trying to improve quality and reduce cost in the NHS LISTEN WATCH coming soon… MORE Dr. Steven Allder | Taunton Hospital Whole systems thinking for complexity and fragility: challenges and guidance LISTEN WATCH coming soon… MORE Prof. Carol Jagger | University of Newcastle Major challenges in hospital…

Chair of Parliamentary Health Select Committee tells Cumberland Initiative of the importance of modelling to NHS decision-making

Stephen Dorrell, Chair of the Parliamentary Health Select Committee and formerly Secretary of State for Health, has expressed a strong interest in greater use of models for designing healthcare services. Mr Dorrell was speaking during a meeting he hosted with a Cumberland Initiative team at his Westminster office.

Health professionals use Cumberland to test drive ways to manage A + E crisis

The Cumberland Initiative launched its national centre in May with a series of events and facilities focussed on helping colleagues tackle the crisis in A + E and unscheduled care. They joined key experts to share latest thinking plus modelling and simulation technology, allowing them think the unthinkable, trial the untried, and achieve better solutions…