Projects we fund We fund hundreds of improvement and research projects around the UK looking for ways to improve the quality of health services

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Developing data analytics to improve how social care is monitored and understood for those with the worst outcomes

Research project

This project aims to improve the quality of social care for cohorts of people that experience the worst outcomes. Using detailed data analytics, it will investigate the efficacy and reach of care that...

‘Careforce’ neighbourhood mapping – releasing time to care

Research project

This project aims to strengthen and add value to the contribution that analytics bring to improved effectiveness, efficiency and client outcomes. Will shape and present otherwise disparate data source...

Analysing quality of life for people with a learning disability using the Personal Outcome Scale

Research project

Project that is aiming to develop a better understanding of lived experience to identify what caring elements create the best possible quality of life for people with a learning disability.

Open tendering and open performance: making care and support accountable to those who give and those who receive care and support

Research project

Project that is aiming to demonstrate the value of quality, open data and show the impact that transparent and open tendering has on the quality of a social care service and the experience of people g...

Sharing adult social care workforce data across London to support operational and strategic commissioning decision-making

Research project

Project aiming to address workforce challenges by increasing the amount and quality of workforce data available to decision-makers, in particular commissioners of adult social care services.

Understanding and learning from the impact of changes in colorectal cancer care delivery in light of COVID-19 and their interplay with socioeconomic inequalities

Research project

Research to help understand the impact of changes in health service delivery on cancer care during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Understanding the impacts of income and welfare policy responses to COVID-19 on inequalities in mental health: a microsimulation model

Research project

Research to assess the potential impact of economic and welfare policy responses to COVID-19 on mental health and mental health inequalities, including who is impacted the most and what the likely con...

Reshaping secondary care consultations after COVID-19: the role of asynchronous consultation methods

Research project

A research project exploring the roll out of ‘asynchronous’ consultations at scale in NHS Grampian, to provide practical learning for future use across the NHS.

The impact of COVID-19 on service provision and maternal and neonatal outcomes, through the lens of inequalities

Research project

Research into whether changes in how maternity care has been delivered during the COVID-19 pandemic have widened or narrowed existing inequalities.

Sustaining community-led action in recovery: learning lessons from the community response to COVID-19 in Wales

Research project

Research project to understand the role of community-led action as a protective factor against widening health inequalities during, and in recovery from, the COVID-19 pandemic.

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