Optimising the treatment of MRSA through the use of computer models to personalise vancomycin dosing

This project aims to improve the way in which antibiotics are used in intensive care patients with MRSA blood stream infections.

Better tracheostomy care

North west England
Project led by the National Tracheostomy Safety Project (NTSP). The NTSP has studied the nature and severity of problems with tracheostomies in intensive care units, wards and the community. This project will involve developing tools to deliver key messages to practitioners around basic tr...

Supporting patients and families after hospital discharge following critical illness: implementation and evaluation of a novel e-health resource

This innovation from NHS Lothian is looking to address this gap by providing information to these patients, and facilitating early supported discharge and supported self-management post-hospital discharge.

Insight 2014: The repurposing of clinical data for quality improvement in critical care

East of England
This project led by the University of Cambridge, focusing on five critical care units in England and aims to explore how data routinely captured in clinical information systems (CIS) can be repurposed to support care quality improvement initiatives.

Insight 2014: Informatics to identify and inform best practice in out of hours secondary care

This project, led by the University of Nottingham, focuses on out-of-hours care at three NHS hospitals trusts and aims to increase understanding of clinical behaviour in out-of-hours secondary care, to drive improvements in safety, efficiency and effectiveness.

Stephen Drage, GenerationQ Fellow

South east England
Stephen Drage is Chief of Safety and Quality and a full-time Intensive Care Consultant at Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust. 

Peter Wilson, GenerationQ Fellow

South east England
Peter Wilson has been Clinical Director of Southampton Children’s Hospital since 2010, where he has 200 direct reports. He led the development of the hospital, including the creation of a dedicated paediatric emergency department, splitting secondary and tertiary paediatrics, and the improvement ...

Surviving sepsis: Making best care routine, at scale

North east England
Led by Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust, this project aimed to save lives by improving timely recognition and treatment of sepsis, and build understanding of avoidable deaths in an acute health care organisation.

Promoting independence and return to work after an intensive care stay

Led by a team from NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde, this project aimed to improve the health and wellbeing of ICU patients after they are discharged, measured through return to work levels, GP visits and quality of life. The work piloted a rehabilitation and support programme that emphasised educat...

George Findlay, GenerationQ fellow

George is a consultant in intensive care medicine and Clinical Board Director for Children and Women’s Services at Cardiff and Vale University Health Board. He is responsible for all aspects of service planning and delivery of services for women and children. George undertook his medical train...