Presentation on theme: "NKF Transport Group David Marshall Executive Member NKF Chair – Saka (Sheffield)"— Presentation transcript:
NKF Transport Group David Marshall Executive Member NKF Chair – Saka (Sheffield)
NKF Transport Group Why Was The Transport Group Created ? The topic was raised at the last council meeting Transport raises the highest level of complaints within the dialysis centre community
NKF Transport Group What Is the Aim Of The Transport Group ? Improve transport for all renal patients by : Producing a transport report Highlight the issues to commissioners, governors and decision makers in government
NKF Transport Group Who Is On The Transport Group ? Representatives of the local KPA NKF advocacy officers Professionals from stakeholders within the renal transport industry such as providers and commissioners
NKF Transport Group What Are The Main Complaints About Transport ? Punctuality No transport Journey times No communication / organisation Problems affect their health
NKF Transport Group What Are We Doing As A Group ? Gathering data on local transport provisions Gathering data from transport users Listening to other success stories Gathering data from all transport stakeholders
NKF Transport Group What Are We Doing As A Group ? Evaluate and identify key patterns Write a credible report and present
NKF Transport Group Where Are We Now ? Collecting data on local transport provisions What Questions Are We Asking ?
NKF Transport Group Local NHS Trust ? Specialist Renal Unit ? No. of dialysis units covered by the specialist renal unit ? Is there a specific renal member of staff responsible for transport ? How many patients use transport ? Is there an official transport complaints procedure ? Do any of the dialysis units transport providers come from a different NHS trust ? For standard (non stretcher etc) transport is the provider NHS or private ? Who is the provider for the above ? For medical – stretcher transport is the provider NHS or private ? Who is the provider for the above ? Is the transport contract standard for all hospital patient users, is it renal specific or is there a completely separate contract in place for renal ? Are patients or patient representatives actively involved in the consultation period before new contract is awarded ? Are patients involved in transport reviews on a regular basis ? Does your renal unit take part in county wide transport meetings which enable other trust to compare services ?