Supporting new migrants in primary care

Project led by a team at the School of Health and Related Research, University of Sheffield, in partnership with Doctors of the World (DOTW) UK. Research carried out on how primary care organisations have adapted their services to the needs of new migrant populations. Project will turn the...

REasonable adjustments to MAINstream diabetes and obesity care for adults with a learning disability (REMAIN)

OK Diabetes project led by a team at the University of Leeds. Research found that people with a mild to moderate learning disability and type 2 diabetes have higher than average rates of obesity and very low levels of activity. This project will develop resources for commissioners and prac...

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...

Accelerating systems thinking in health care incident investigation

Midlands
Project led by a team at Loughborough Design School, Loughborough University. Research has been carried out on the impact of applying a systems approach to accident analysis across various sectors. This project will translate findings to a health care setting through an animation aimed at ...

Recognition and response to eating disorders in the perinatal period

London
Project led by a team at the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience, King’s College London. Research findings have highlighted barriers to implementing guidelines on eating disorders in the perinatal period. Project will translate findings into a multimedia animated film for ...

Learning and sharing innovation in breathlessness management (E-Breathe)

London
Led by Professor Higginson at the Cicely Saunders Institute, King’s College London. A randomised controlled trial found that adults with refractory breathlessness and advanced disease had better quality of life when given access to a breathlessness support service. This project will involv...

A year in an hour: Quality Improvement through Interactive Simulations (QIIS)

London
Project led by a team at NIHR CLAHRC NWL, Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust. Research has revealed the barriers to successful implementation of quality improvement initiatives include a lack of understanding of the complexity of delivering change in health care. This pr...

‘In Control’: Awareness for adolescents with asthma and their peers

London
CLAHRC Child Health project led by a team at Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry, Queen Mary University of London, funded by NIHR-CLAHRC. Research among London secondary school children has highlighted a clear problem with asthma control and medicine adherence. This proje...