Findings and Insights Several key geographical areas of demand are being missed Many hospices are struggling to meet demand in their local areas We found Shooting Star Chase’s missing children 1 2 3
Key question Understand the effectiveness of various referrer types?
Streamlining referrals Hospices could use a simple checklist for people referring children Unless the referral passes a threshold based on the checklist, the process won’t be progressed
Summary Shooting Star Chase found where their missing children are likely to be and streamlined their referrals process. Post DataDive: A couple of volunteers went on to build an interactive dashboard for the hospice. The dashboard is being used to persuade clinical commissioners of the high demand for children’s end-of-life services and the need for more funding for the sector. Plan to roll it out across all children’s hospices in England and Wales.