The Value in Health programme set out an initial Action Plan in 2019 with the aim of embedding value-based healthcare across healthcare delivery in NHS Wales. Since then, considerable progress has been made creating an environment with a focus on outcomes that matter to patients along with changes to infrastructure to create a more data-driven system.
The programme encompassed the national PROMs programme from July 2019 and is now able to take the implementation of value-based healthcare in Wales to the next stage with the creation of the Welsh Value in Health Centre in October 2021, under the sponsorship of the Director of Technology, Digital and Transformation in the Welsh Government’s Health and Social Services Group.
Our initial programme goals have evolved over the last few years. As we move forward and the proliferation of value-based healthcare grows, we will now have six key areas of focus:
Our vision is to achieve World leading health outcomes for the people of Wales in a financially sustainable way. We will achieve this by providing leadership, support, expertise and strategic direction across NHS Wales that drives better outcomes for patients.