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...

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...

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...

Enhanced medicines use reviews to improve the detection and treatment of atrial fibrillation

London
Run by Royal Brompton and Harefield NHS Foundation Trust, in partnership with local community pharmacists, the Atrial Fibrillation Association and the cardiology clinical lead for Hillingdon Clinical Commissioning Group. A pharmacy project working across primary/tertiary care interfaces. A...

Introducing telepsychiatry into routine practice in an emergency department psychiatric service

South east England
Run by Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust’s Emergency Department Psychiatric Service, in partnership with Oxford University Hospitals NHS Trust. Focused on patients presenting with psychiatric issues to the emergency departments of John Radcliffe and Horton hospitals. Will trial telepsychi...

‘The Block Room’: developing a model to enhance the delivery of regional anaesthesia

London
This innovative project from UCLH has involved developing a dedicated area – a Block Room – within the theatre complex where regional anaesthesia can be carried out in a more focused, specialised, and therefore reliable and safe, environment.

MISSION COPD: Modern Innovative SolutionS in Improving Outcomes iN COPD

South east England
MISSION-COPD is an innovative model of COPD assessment and care that aims to identify people with poorly controlled COPD so that they can be diagnosed and treated earlier.

Developing a model of recognition and rescue of the deteriorating patient across community settings

Scotland
This project aimed to improve and standardise the early recognition of deteriorating patients in the community setting to allow timely intervention and treatment.