The Health Foundation is an independent charity working to continuously improve the quality of heatlhcare in the UK

Closing the NHS quality gap

Our new report discusses the implications of the financial gap for quality of care in the NHS. It argues that the NHS needs a combination of more money and improvement support to close the 'quality gap'.
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Funding for PhDs in improvement science

We are looking for four UK research organisations to each receive up to £280,000 funding for two PhD students, giving organisations the opportunity to further develop their research in the emerging field of improvement science.
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Efficiency Research Programme

Our new £800,000 open call is looking for innovative research on system efficiency and value for money. We are looking for research ideas that can address new approaches to support transformational change in health and social care in the UK
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Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust Shine 2012 project.mp4

Improving patient safety through feedback on prescribing errors

In this video, Bryony Dean Franklin from Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust talks about their Shine 2012 project to improve patient safety through feedback on prescribing errors. She also gives her top tips for organisations wishing to apply for funding from Health Foundation innovation programmes.

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