An evaluation carried out by the York Health Economics Consortium (YHEC) has shown that for every £1 of statutory funding, CHAS' experienced staff, generous supporters and dedicated volunteers generate £5.12 of public value in return.
Project ECHO encourages lifelong learning by building communities of practices where likeminded professionals can come together, via virtual clinics using multipoint videoconferencing technology. It is about improving care by moving knowledge and not patients, where everyone is a teacher and everyone is a learner. The format involves a teaching session delivered by a subject specialist and then real life anonymized case studies are discussed. The aim is to increase the professional's confidence in delivering care and to reduce any feelings of isolation that they may have
Former staff nurse at Rachel House, Rachael Nixon, set her sights on conquering Mount Toubkal to raise funds for CHAS.