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Helping our clients ensure the right resources, in the right place, at the right time...

Delivering results with the frontline

Meridian works with Healthcare Providers achieving significant, sustainable advances in performance whilst simultaneously achieving real savings.

Our service, supporting your management, is patient-focussed; freeing up frontline resources to spend increased quality time with patients, handle increased patient numbers and reduce waiting times, whilst providing exceptional value for money.

Meridian offers a significant return on investment (ROI) on all of our projects and also offer a guarantee to protect our clients from any in-year exposure.

TESTIMONIALS

‘The work has allowed the trust to implement a new slot template for MR and CT resulting in an increased revenue earn of £871,438 annualised as a minimum with an increased appointment slot capacity based on a 10% unable to scan rate inclusive.’


‘Our Trust will successfully increase our revenue potential, which will directly contribute to our CIP savings, whilst maintaining the quality of patient care delivered. The enthusiasm and drive demonstrated by Meridian staff throughout the process enabled the project to run with vigour and pace from beginning to end.’


Liverpool Heart and Chest Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Anthony Bennett, Divisional Head of Operations – Clinical Services (Radiology)



‘The Meridian team were very well received and engaged the staff from project start to end which enabled us to achieve £321,729 savings in Imaging, £302,423 savings in Outpatients and £232,975 savings in Theatres.’

‘Meridian were able to work collaboratively to focus their time and efforts on the areas pin-pointed not only by themselves and other external bodies such as the model hospital, but also by the areas of need described by Chesterfield staff.’

Chesterfield Royal Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Tony Campbell, Chief  Operating Officer (Outpatients, Theatres and Imaging)

'125 days without an Out Of Area placement. Contacts per day per CMHT clinician increased by an average of 38%. Reducing CMHT agency costs. Cumulative Out Of Area savings throughout the duration of the programme equated to £537k, which means that the project paid for itself around 2.2 times before it ended on this metric alone - an outcome that we had not envisaged being able to achieve so rapidly.'

Bradford Care NHS Trust, Simon Large, Chief Executive Officer (Bed Management and Community Mental Health)


‘In July of this year it will be two years from when the initial phase of the change project was completed. My initial impression was of a project that had gone very well and thankfully the subsequent two years have confirmed this. Changes implemented in the first 6 months have led to long-term changes in data capture, in how staff relate to and work with each other, and in how and when patients are admitted to our service. Objective output measures such as bed occupancy and the number of admissions have shown clear improvements.’


Our Lady’s Hospice and Care Services Dublin, Stephen Higgins MB MRCPI Consultant in Palliative Medicine & Medical Director of Palliative Services (Inpatient Services)


‘Subsequent to the theatre review exercise undertaken, the organisation is better equipped to maintain our waiting times, in parallel to improving our cost base and ensuring our new recruitment plans meet patient care standards and demand.’


St. Vincent’s University Hospital Dublin, Kilian McGrane, Chief Operating Officer (Theatres)


‘Meridian helped us implement the tools as well as the behaviour change during the project. One of the most important achievements of the project was the implementation of a long overdue theatre module.’


Royal Victoria Eye and Ear Hospital, Dublin, Danny Dunne, Chief Executive Officer (Theatres and Outpatients)


‘The service had worked with a management consultancy firm over a number of months. The impact was said to be 'huge' and positive. For example: streamlined work practices and a reduction in meetings meant more time to spend with service users; better planning for admissions and new reporting systems meant better uptake of spaces.’
‘The new staff rota system included a designated shift coordinator who would oversee tasks. Communication systems had improved and provided staff with all the information they needed to work in a safe and efficient way. Staff said they were looking forward to new opportunities, such as regularly facilitating groups.’


Care Inspectorate (following a programme with Waverley Care Edinburgh)

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Meridian Productivity Limited
36 Atholl Crescent Lane, Edinburgh, EH3 8ET

Registered Office
Daws House, 33-35 Daws Lane, London NW7 4SD

Tel: 0131 625 8500
contact@meridianpl.co.uk