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The latest Bevan Exemplar Programme (Cohort 9) Call for Applications is now open and closes at 11:59 pm on 14 July 2024.

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The Bevan Exemplar Programme, delivered by the Bevan Commission and kindly supported by the NHS Health Boards and Trusts across Wales, supports health and care professionals to take their prudent and innovative ideas and translate them into practice to drive positive change across health and care systems in Wales.

The 12-month ‘try out and test’ approach provides training, mentorship, and a supportive environment to challenge current thinking, develop skills and confidence, and provide expert insight, to enable our Exemplars to become change leaders, transforming health and care services across Wales from within.

Over the last eight years, the Bevan Exemplar programme has supported over 350 different innovation projects, spanning a diverse array of specialisms and is now preparing to welcome its eighth cohort. Previous cohorts of Exemplars have demonstrated significant success and delivered demonstrable positive impact, with many of our Exemplar projects being recognised on the national and international stage and receiving awards and other accolades.

This year, the Bevan Commission encourages project applications aligning with the following themes:

  • Supporting prevention, early diagnosis and treatment (particularly related to Cancer)
  • Tackling issues related to mental health and women's health
  • Transforming care for those with long term conditions (for example Diabetes and Cardiovascular Disease).
  • Supporting older people, frailty and preventing falls
  • Building resilient and resourceful people and communities
  • Reducing waste across health and social care
  • Integrating care and tackling inequalities
  • Using data and technology to support system change 

The Bevan Exemplar Programme is open to anyone working in health and social care across NHS Wales, Local Authorities, and the Voluntary Sector. However, projects must be supported by an NHS Wales Health Board or Trust and/or your organisation.

The call for applications to Cohort 9 of the Bevan Exemplar Programme will be open from 8th May 2024 and closes at 11:59pm on 14th July 2024

Further information about the Bevan Commissions Exemplar Programme Cohort 9 Call for Applications, including access to the application form can be found here