Coordinated co-response to immediate life-threatening emergencies in adults in remote and rural Scotland

Scotland
Led by the Scottish Ambulance Service (SAS), in partnership with the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service (SFRS). An innovative intervention to be introduced in three remote and rural communities in Scotland: Scottish Borders, West Lothian and Aberdeenshire. Aiming to improve responses to imme...

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 ...

Improving quality of life in children with faecal incontinence and constipation

London
A project run by The Royal London Hospital. To be implemented in the children’s department of The Royal London Hospital. Aiming to improve quality of life and outcomes for infants, children and adolescents with faecal incontinence and constipation. Involves offering patients a comprehens...

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...

Pilot of a spinal specialist-led patient self-referral clinic in the GP setting

London
Led by Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust, in partnership with Fairbrook Medical Centre. Being implemented at Fairbrook Medical Centre in Borehamwood. Aims to shorten the patient journey to diagnosis, management and treatment of spinal conditions, reduce the number of GP appointments r...

Improving diagnosis of serious illness through out-of-hours bedside blood tests

South west England
Led by Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust, in partnership with University of Oxford Nuffield Department of Primary Care Health Sciences. An initiative being introduced into the Oxfordshire out-of-hours home-visiting service. Aiming to reduce hospital admissions and improve identification o...

Using continence promotion measures to improve continence in care homes

Scotland
Led by NHS Lanarkshire Health Board, in partnership with NHS National Procurement and with wide health and social care stakeholder involvement. To be implemented in two care homes in NHS Lanarkshire. Aiming to improve continence among care home residents and reduce containment product usag...

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...

A mobile phone app to improve self-management in young people with arthritis

London
Led by Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Foundation Trust (GOSH), in partnership with University College London Hospitals (UCLH). An innovative project aimed at young people with arthritis across GOSH and UCLH. Aiming to increase engagement with health care and levels of self-m...

Mobile technology health solutions for patients with severe mental illness: a feasibility pilot RCT

London
A project run by East London NHS Foundation Trust. To be implemented with 60–80 service users with severe mental illness receiving care from community mental health teams in Newham, London. A community care intervention will be introduced to improve the quality of routine care of people wi...

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