AlcoChange: a smartphone tool to reduce alcohol use and admissions in alcoholic liver disease

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.

Quality trauma discharge

South west England
Quality trauma discharge is a North Bristol NHS Trust project that introduced a comprehensive discharge package for major trauma patients at Southmead Hospital, adapted from the re-engineered discharge (RED) project developed in Boston, USA. The aim was to improve patient and carer satisfaction, ...

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.

Implementation of the TRAK intervention to enable e-rehab for knee conditions: a web-based intervention suite to support self-management in rehabilitation

Musculoskeletal conditions are extremely common, accounting for 30% of GP consultations. Knee conditions are the most common and can significantly affect mobility and quality of life. A team at Cardiff and Vale University Health Board has developed TRAK – an application suite that provides a pati...

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...

Using design thinking to improve self-efficacy in spinal cord injury patients

Yorkshire and the Humber
Led by Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust in partnership with Sheffield Hallam University, the project aimed to help spinal cord injury patients to adjust to their condition psychologically, by developing skills in self-efficacy, problem solving and logical reasoning. The team deli...

Rehabilitation for operated cancer

Led by Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust in partnership with Worcestershire Acute Hospital Trust, NHS Worcestershire and the Pan Birmingham Cancer Network, this project aimed to improve and support the recovery of patients who have undergone curative lung cancer surgery. The project team deve...