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Developing an economic case: why data collection and quality of records is important

Developing an economic case: why data collection and quality of records is important

Evaluation should be built into programmes from the outset and not tacked on at the end and staff should welcome the chance to challenge and change their views on what the agency delivers and why.

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Pride in Practice – quality improvement standards for GP practices

Pride in Practice – quality improvement standards for GP practices

Pride in Practice is a quality assurance service for GP practices that strengthens and develops practice staff’s relationships with their lesbian, gay and bisexual patients within a local community.

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Using your evidence to influence commissioners

Using your evidence to influence commissioners

A key feature of building an evidence case is making sure there is a consistent approach that stands up to scrutiny.

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The benefits of a clinical rationale

The benefits of a clinical rationale

As part of the dataset and full evidence case being compiled for LGB people and patients it was agreed that a clinical rationale to support the need for a more targeted focus on this group was essential and would support the evidence and detailed research already collected by the LGF, thereby improving outcomes and the patient’s experience of healthcare.

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Building health partnerships - with voluntary and community sector partners and commissioners

Building health partnerships - with voluntary and community sector partners and commissioners

The BHP programme took a facilitative approach, working with a cross-sector group.

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National and local policy & strategy - getting results

National and local policy & strategy - getting results

When developing a case for health awareness and support leading to potential investment for a particular group it is essential to know what policy and strategy (locally and nationally) is relevant and can be levered in to get results.

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How to use this guide

How to use this guide

Each section has been written to be ‘stand - alone’ and therefore the content can be dipped into as relevant and in bite-size chunks.

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Learning from the programme - a best practice guide

Learning from the programme - a best practice guide

Here we provide an online "toolkit", how The LGF was used as a case study and the methodologies, concepts and results we found.

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We ❤ workshops

We ❤ workshops

The LGF holds free monthly workshops for women around a range of topics from cupcakes to career goals. Join us to learn a new skill and make some new friends!

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We ❤ groups

We ❤ groups

The LGF holds three pop-in groups specifically for women. We also hold a mixed gender Art Class.

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