This project is aiming to identify patients with alcohol related brain injury (ARBI) at an early stage in the care pathway.
Building professional networks in local communities to improve wellbeing outcomes in alcohol and drug services
North west England
This project aimed to increase community participation of vulnerable populations and improve their wellbeing, by improving frontline professionals’ capacity to support community engagement.
AlcoChange is an innovative behaviour change model developed by a team at the trust. The project will involve providing ALD patients with a smartphone app and breathalyser that will enable them to accurately self-monitor their alcohol intake.
Novel Psychoactive Treatment: UK Network (NEPTUNE) II: From guidance to good practice: A multi-dimensional approach to spreading improvement
Delivered by the Royal College of Psychiatrists, in partnership with Central and North West London NHS Foundation Trust and other stakeholders, this is a national learning programme which aims to improve frontline clinicians’ knowledge and understanding of club drugs; improve detection, assessmen...
Led by Central and North West London NHS Foundation Trust, this project aimed to address the gap in experience and knowledge in the management of acute and chronic problems resulting from the use of club drugs and novel psychoactive substances (NPS). The project established a UK-wide clinical com...
Tim Lyttle is a part-time partner at Bridgewater Family Medical Practice in Whitchurch, Shropshire and also works as a GP with special interest in substance misuse in clinics in Wrexham, Shropshire and Staffordshire. Tim graduated from Queen’s University in Belfast in 1994 and went on to work ...
North west England
Led by NHS Bolton in partnership with Greater Manchester West Mental Health Trust, addiction charity ADS, the local primary care trust and digital technology company d2 Digital by Design, this project aimed to increase client engagement and retention with the post-detoxification aftercare program...
Led by Dr Owen Bowden-Jones, Consultant Psychiatrist at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, supported by Chelsea and Westminster NHS Foundation Trust and Imperial College NHS Trust, this project aimed to reduce the incidence of blood-borne viruses among people with drug and alcohol problems.