SmartCareCF: Improving the delivery and quality of care for people with cystic fibrosis

London
SmartCareCF is a pilot project run by the Cystic Fibrosis Trust which aims to address the problems with delivering health services for the growing number of cystic fibrosis patients. It will use smart technologies to provide safe, home-based management of cystic fibrosis. 

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.

Spreading self-management support: Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

East of England
This project at Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust looks at improving care of patients with long-term conditions through self-management support and is developing services spanning tertiary, secondary and primary care. It builds on earlier successful work to introduce self-manage...

Virginia Newcombe, Clinician Scientist Fellow

East of England
Virginia is currently finishing her specialty training in Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine at Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Cambridge.

Estée Török, Clinician Scientist Fellow

East of England
Dr Estée Török specialises in Infectious Diseases and Medical Microbiology. She completed her PhD in Biological Sciences, looking at HIV-associated tuberculous meningitis and has since become involved in clinical research exploring translational microbial genomics.

PROSPER: Promoting safer provision of care for elderly residents

East of England
This project aimed to improve safety and reduce harm for vulnerable care home residents, who are at particular risk of admission to hospital or significant deterioration in their health and quality of life.

Safer care pathways in mental health services

East of England
This project aimed to improve patient safety in mental health care by addressing teamwork and communication issues that can affect the safety and effectiveness of care, and patient experience.

Vinice Thomas, GenerationQ fellow

East of England
Vinice is Deputy Director of Nursing at the NHS England East Anglia area team, with responsibility for quality, serious incidents and infection control. After qualifying as a nurse in 1988, Vinice went on to work in a range of clinical settings before moving into management roles. From 2003-07...

Stephen Farrell, GenerationQ fellow

East of England
Stephen is Consultant Paediatric Surgeon at Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. He is also the departmental clinical lead for effective patient care, patient engagement and clinical audit.

Caring for patients who are approaching the end of life

East of England
Run by Ipswich Hospital NHS Trust, this project aimed at making the end of life care provided on general wards more person-centred, involving patients and their families and carers in decisions about where to die. Improving information and communications, both for patients and staff, were fundame...

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