Case Studies

Developing a clinical vision for the independent sector

A number of our members have provided us with the following clinical case studies.  These case studies demonstrate the independent healthcare sector’s contribution to the NHS in many areas, including:

  • Listening to patients and meeting their needs
  • Providing the best possible outcomes
  • Working as partners in the local health economy
  • Providing meaningful choices for patients
  • Providing value for money for tax payers
Chris Whitelaw: hip operation

Date of publication: 21st Mar 2018

Years of hip pain meant classically trained organist Chris Whitelaw was finding it increasingly difficult to reach some of the pedals when he played. Even walking was becoming increasingly painful, and Chris found himself going out less and less.

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Choice of treatments for Plantar Fasciitis

Date of publication: 1st Jan 2014

Plantar fasciitis is a common and debilitating painful condition of the heel which is traditionally difficult to treat and where surgery offers no more success than more conservative treatments.

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Camden CCG Community Musculoskeletal Service

Date of publication: 1st Mar 2014

Camden CCG in London commissioned a community MSK service in 2011 which provides excellent community based care for patients in North London.

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