Thames Valley Hospital Navigator Scheme: Phase II Evaluation Report, July 2024 update

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This is a report of the evaluation of the post-implementation phase of the Thames Valley Hospital Navigator Scheme. the report illustrates how the Navigator model provides a valuable early intervention pathway for young people presenting in the ED with a range of challenging issues. There are four aspects to the evaluation: a document review, a scheme-wide audit, a case description review, and interviews with stakeholders across the scheme: commissioners, hospital managers, ED staff, VCSO managers, Navigator Co-ordinators, Navigator Volunteers, young people, and parents. This report provides brief summaries of the key findings from the evaluation datasets. There are 8 sections in the report: Section 1 sets the scene for the scheme. Section 2 presents the quantitative findings from an audit across the 5 sites. Section 3 foregrounds accounts from young people who have benefitted from the scheme. Section 4 presents an integrated delivery model that can inform the implementation of similar schemes. Sections 5 and 6 consider the unique aspects of the scheme: co-locating Navigator Volunteers in the ED, and using a volunteer model. Sections 7 and 8 present key findings and considers the potential cost benefits of the scheme.

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Permanent link to this resource: https://doi.org/10.24384/p1d2-e798



Bekaert, Sarah
Cook, Georgia


Data Managers: Reed, Kelly

Oxford Brookes departments

Oxford School of Nursing and Midwifery


Year: 2024


Thames Valley Violence Reduction Unit/Home Office : Phase II evaluation of the Thames Valley Hospital Navigator Scheme


Thames Valley

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