New Report Highlights ‘Outstanding’ Community Impact in 21-22

New Report Highlights ‘Outstanding’ Community Impact in 21-22

Provide Community Interest Company (CIC), a health and social care organisation headquartered in Essex has revealed outstanding delivery in its 2021/22 Community Impact Report.

Highlights in the 28-page report published this month include significant improvements in patient experience and waiting times, a ground-breaking community wellbeing programme, and trebling of community grants and donations.

Operating as a member-owned organisation, Provide Community is responsible for the delivery of more than 50 health and social care services in NHS and community hospital settings across the region. The organisation also delivers the Essex Wellbeing Service and the Essex Sexual Health Service.

The report highlights how in just 100 days, the Essex Wellbeing Service saw more than 10,000 people receiving additional NHS health checks, 600 people receiving intensive support to make lifestyle changes more than 2000 people supported with independent living and reducing social isolation.

As a social enterprise, Provide Community surpluses are reinvested into service improvements and the communities it serves. In 2021-22 charities, community groups and local causes benefitted from more than £500,000 in grants and donations, and investment in healthcare innovation projects reduced waiting times and enhanced care services.

Provide Community Group Chief Executive Officer, Mark Heasman said, “Provide Community is an incredible organisation, where people make a difference every day, and where our operating success enables us to make a tangible difference to the communities we serve.

“We are a Community Interest Company, and this outstanding report shows just how we are delivering our values of care, innovation and compassion and transforming lives.”

You can read the full report here

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