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Your stories: 7-day services

These Tell us your story case studies are real-world examples of clinical services in the UK that run 7 days-a-week.

Among the Future Hospital Commission report's recommendations is the need to design hospital services that deliver high-quality, sustainable care 24 hours-a-day, 7 days-a-week. These stories detail real-world examples of services running every day of the week, often finding creative solutions to operate within existing budgets.

Stroke rehabilitation: increasing access and improving outcomes

This Future Hospital Programme case study describes how Dr Rhoda Allison and her team at the Torbay and South Devon NHS Foundation Trust is fulfilling their aim of achieving stroke rehabilitation 7 days-a-week in the Stroke Rehabilitation Unit and surrounding areas.

Providing a 7-day integrated nutrition service

This case study from Tracy Earley and a team at Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust demonstrates the successful implementation of a 7-day integrated nutrition service.

Introducing a 7-day service: the benefits of increased consultant presence

This Future Hospital Programme case study comes from Wrightington, Wigan & Leigh NHS Foundation Trust (WWL). Here, Dr Stephen Gulliford showcases the implementation of a 7-day service; an important principle highlighted in the Future Hospital Commission report.

If you would like to Tell us your story, please contact the Future Hospital team: futurehospital@rcplondon.ac.uk