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...

Optimisation of the adrenal incidentaloma patient management pathway

Midlands
Run by University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust, in partnership with the University Hospital of South Manchester and the Health Services Research Unit at Keele University. Focusing on patients with adrenal incidentalomas (AIs) in the acute setting. Aiming to manage patients with AI...

A patient-centred checklist to promote safe, high-quality practice and improved outcomes

South west England
Run by University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust, in partnership with the Universities of Southampton and Sheffield, Health Education Wessex, Wessex Collaboration for Leadership in Applied Health Research and Care, Academic Health Sciences Network and the Sheffield Emergency Care Fo...

Improving cancer patient experience with a multidisciplinary palliative assessment and radiotherapy clinic

South west England
Run by University Hospital Southampton, in partnership with the Faculty of Health Sciences at the University of Southampton. Will focus on the care of cancer patients. Aiming to improve the experience and care of cancer patients by combining assessment by palliative care and clinical oncol...

Peri-operative medicine service for high-risk surgery: implementation pilot (POM-SHIP)

London
Run by University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. Focusing on surgical patients in the acute hospital. Aiming to reduce post-operative complications and improve quality of life for high-risk surgical patients. Features the development and implementation of a peri-operative...

Home monitoring to support patients during chemotherapy

Run by The Christie NHS Foundation Trust, in partnership with Philips Electronics and The Christie Pathology Partnership. A self-care project for cancer patients. Aiming to improve patients’ quality of life during chemotherapy and reduce the number of hospital visits they need. Will pilo...

Management of advanced chronic liver disease in a hospice setting – a shared care strategy

South east England
Run by St Luke's Hospice in partnership with Basildon and Thurrock University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. Focusing on liver disease management in the community/hospice setting in South West Essex. Aiming to improve care for people with advanced chronic liver disease by ensuring early a...

Home monitoring of hypertension in pregnancy via an innovative app

London
Run by the maternity/day assessment unit at St George’s University Hospitals NHS Trust, London. Focusing on monitoring the health of pregnant women. Aiming to reduce the number of hospital visits that pregnant women with high blood pressure need. An initiative that allows pregnant women ...

Development of a multidisciplinary cow’s milk allergy management clinic in a community setting

Northern Ireland
Run by the paediatric allergy service at Ulster Hospital, part of South Eastern Health and Social Care Trust (SEHSCT), Northern Ireland. Focusing on infants in the community with suspected or confirmed cow’s milk allergy (CMA). Aiming to improve care for infants with CMA by decreasing wait...

Using electronic data to identify bottlenecks in secondary care at weekends and improve patient flow

Midlands
Run by Royal Derby Hospital, in partnership with the University of Nottingham. Focused on patients being treated in secondary care during weekends. Aiming to remove weekend bottlenecks on medical wards at the acute hospital and so improve patient flow.   Will embed a clinical epidemiolog...

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