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...

Intensive behavioural intervention to improve sleep in vulnerable children

North west England
Led by Sheffield Children’s NHS Trust, in partnership with Sheffield City Council (Children, Young People and Families). To be implemented in 120 children with ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder) or an eating disorder, or looked after children.   Aims to improve physical and me...

A service-wide response for patients in Yorkshire following a fall

North west England
Led by the Yorkshire Ambulance Service NHS Trust (YAS), in partnership with Humberside Fire and Rescue Service, and City of Bradford Metropolitan District Council. Will radically transform how the YAS responds to patients who have fallen across Yorkshire and the Humber. Aiming to ensure pa...

Rapid Access to complex Pulmonary Investigation Days: the RAPID programme in early stage lung cancer

North west England
Led by University Hospital of South Manchester NHS Foundation Trust, in partnership with The Christie NHS Foundation Trust, Macmillan Cancer Support, Roy Castle Lung Cancer Foundation and South Manchester Clinical Commissioning Group. Being hosted at the North West Lung Centre in South Manch...

Building professional networks in local communities to improve wellbeing outcomes in alcohol and drug services

North west England
Led by Sheffield Health and Social Care NHS Foundation Trust, in partnership with Safer and Sustainable Communities Partnership, Sheffield Hallam University, and Sheffield Alcohol Support Service. Being implemented initially with alcohol and drug workers in Sheffield. Aiming to increase co...

Harnessing the potential of patients to reduce harm using safety briefings

North west England
Led by Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust and Haelo, Salford’s Innovation and Improvement Science Centre, in partnership with Associates in Process Improvement and Improvement Science Consulting. Being conducted on a subset of inpatients receiving elective care at Salford Royal. Aiming to ...

A nurse-led approach to personalised, coordinated, multidisciplinary care in new haemodialysis patients

North west England
Led by The Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen University Hospitals NHS Trust, in partnership with 2Bio Ltd, an innovation specialist. An initiative focusing on new patients starting haemodialysis at the trust’s dialysis unit. Aiming to reduce the 90-day mortality rate of patients starting haem...

Evaluation of a wearable wireless patch for vital signs monitoring after major surgery

North west England
Led by The Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, in partnership with Sensium Healthcare, the University of Leeds and the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Colorectal Therapies Healthcare Technology Co-operative. An evaluation study with 500 patients who have undergone major abdomin...

Direct patient access to investigation for suspected upper gastrointestinal malignancy

North west England
Led by Cowgill Medical Practice, in partnership with Westcliffe Health Innovations, Westcliffe Medical Partnership, Bradford Metropolitan District Council, Oberoi Consulting and local patient support groups. Being implemented at five GP practices in Bradford. Aims to improve timely and app...

Dr Jennifer Hill, GenerationQ Fellow

North west England
Dr Jennifer Hill has been a Consultant Respiratory Physician in Sheffield since 1999. She has been Clinical Director of the Respiratory Medicine department at Northern General Hospital since 2010. She has recently been appointed to the position of Deputy Medical Director and is soon to take up th...

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