Consent PLUS: improving the consent process in elective hip and knee replacement surgery

Led by Abertawe Bro Morgannwg University Health Board, in partnership with the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh. To be tested with 300 patients per year undergoing elective hip and knee replacement in the lead centre. Aims to enhance and facilitate the consent process, and improve pa...

Managing medically unexplained symptoms through screening, training and tailored psychological treatment

South west England
Led by 2gether NHS Foundation Trust, in partnership with the University of Bath and NHS Gloucestershire Clinical Commissioning Group. To be implemented across 6–12 GP practices in Gloucestershire. Aims to help people experiencing medically unexplained symptoms (MUS) to live healthier and h...

An innovative service wide response to patients who contact the Yorkshire Ambulance Service (YAS)

North west England
This project aimed to improve patient experience and reduce hospital admissions through an innovative service-wide response that utilised partnership working, bespoke telephone triage assessment tools and remote clinical support.

Personalising care for patient sub-groups in general practice: segmenting within general practice to improve health and increase efficiency

This project aimed to improve care, outcomes and experience for sub-groups of patients who are frequent users of general practice and who have gaps in the care they receive.  

Rapid access to pulmonary investigation days: the RAPID programme in suspected lung cancer

North west England
This project aimed to reduce the time to treatment decision from 30 days to a maximum of seven days by implementing the RAPID programme, which enables early diagnosis.

UCLH Enhanced Recovery App (ER-App): improving peri-operative quality for elective surgery using data on pathway compliance and surgical outcomes

This project aimed to improve patient outcomes following oesophago-gastric surgery, using a software application, the ER-App, to drive up the standard of peri-operative care.

Developing and evaluating i-THRIVE grids for supporting shared decision making in child mental health care

Developed and implemented i-THRIVE grids decision aids for use with young people with mental health difficulties in Camden, London.

Bringing CAMHS closer to home: Developing community pharmacies to support medication monitoring in children and young people

South east England
This project aimed to improve care for children and young people (CYP) with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and related conditions.

Carer skills training (iCASK) to bridge hospital to home care for young people with anorexia nervosa

Led by South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust (SLaM), in partnership with King’s College London Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience. Will recruit 30 families of patients with severe anorexia nervosa admitted to the SLaM Eating Disorders Service. Aiming to give pati...

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.