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options appraisal

A UK term of art for a systematic evaluation of the relative pros and cons of alternative options in meeting specific health objectives before resources are committed to one or more programmes.
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The options appraisal will provide the NHS with a view on the efficacy of selling, leasing or utilising the NHS asset for healthcare services.
The latest consultation was triggered in March when the borough council - at the government's insistence - launched its housing options appraisal.
A British firm, WS Atkins, has won a call-off contract to provide technical support to the National Centre for Risk Analysis and Options Appraisal within the UK Environment Agency.
The Consultant will produce Navigational Risk Assessments (NRA) building on the outline NRA that was produced for options appraisal on possible alignments.
Denbighshire's cabinet Lead Member for Housing, Councillor Hugh Irving, said: "As part of our options appraisal work, it was apparent that these properties were beyond economic repair and below the living standard we expect for our residents "Denbighshire's housing has just achieved Welsh Housing Quality Standard and have only been able to do this by vacating substandard properties such as these and so it was obvious that demolition was the best option.
An options appraisal is being undertaken by the council.
The spokesman said: "Nursing and physiotherapy within the School of Health and Population Sciences at the University of Birmingham is currently undergoing an options appraisal on its future configuration where all possible options are being considered.
County council Conservative group leader Peter Jackson said an independent options appraisal should be carried out, which would look at sharing management with the Tyne and Wear brigade, as well as Cumbria.
Coun Alden (Con Harborne) added: "Officers and members of the Highbury Coalition attended a meeting with Architectural Heritage Fund in August with a view to securing funding for an options appraisal for Highbury.
The interim conclusions include the recommendation any future use of the property should follow a full options appraisal of the future use.
Home will now conduct an options appraisal with Newcastle City Council and the community on how it can use the scheme or the site to continue to provide for elderly people.