These pages refer to projects carried out to March 2015 under the former Champs Public Health Collaborative Service and the projects are now closed. Information has been retained on the Champs website for reference purposes.  Job roles, contact details and other information may be out of date.

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This section contains a brief outline of each of the pieces of work completed by the "improving commissioning" component of the collaborative service.


NHS Health Checks (Completed 30th September 2013)

This review was led by Hannah Chellaswamy, Deputy Director of Public Health for Sefton and was undertaken at the request of the Cheshire and Merseyside Directors of Public Health, the purpose of which was to look at the cost and quality of current delivery models, with a view to making recommendations on the preferred model(s) of delivery and options for a shared approach to commissioning.


National Child Measurement Programme (Completed 31st October 2013)

At the request of the Cheshire and Merseyside Directors of Public Health, a review of this mandated service was undertaken as part of a wider piece of work looking at the school nursing service.  This review which was led by Helen Cartwright from the champs Collaborative Service Support Team, looked at the different models in place across Cheshire and Merseyside, with a view to developing a generic specification outlininig otpions for future delivery.


Commissioning Sexual Health Services (Completed 31st March 2014)

This piece of work which was led by Collette Walsh, Head of Public Health Commissioning at St Helens, undertook a review of local authority sexual health services with the aim of ensuring that local people have access to modern, integrated services that are both fit for purpose and value for money.  As part of this review, a sexual health dashboard was developed outlining a variety of sexual health statistics for the nine local authorities across Cheshire and Merseyside.