Designing and testing ‘always event’ and person-centredness concepts in multiple care settings

Scotland
Run by NHS Lanarkshire, in partnership with NHS Education for Scotland. A multi-setting project – acute, primary and hospice. ‘Always events’ (AEs) are actions and behaviours that create a satisfactory patient experience. Will introduce health care teams to the concepts of AE and person-...

Personalised long-term follow-up of cochlear implant patients using remote care

South east England
This project from the University of Southampton Auditory Implant Service was introduced to make the care pathway more patient-centred and to provide a more efficient service.

Developing and implementing nurse-led beds for end-of-life patients within a hospice inpatient unit

Yorkshire and the Humber
This project from St Gemma’s Hospice involves developing and piloting a nurse-led service that offers end-of-life care to dying patients with generalist palliative care needs within a hospice environment.

Supporting patients and families after hospital discharge following critical illness: implementation and evaluation of a novel e-health resource

Scotland
This innovation from NHS Lothian is looking to address this gap by providing information to these patients, and facilitating early supported discharge and supported self-management post-hospital discharge.

Person-centred approach to health and social care integration

London
This project from NHS Ayrshire and Arran sought to improve the quality of care and patient experience of people with long-term conditions by gaining insights from patients and clinical teams, and subsequently acting on the results to improve care integration.

Smart rehabilitation at home before and after lung surgery

Midlands
A team at Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust has developed a tailored at-home smart device app that aims to improve patient fitness for surgery, therefore reducing post-surgical complications and enhancing recovery.

SmartCareCF: Improving the delivery and quality of care for people with cystic fibrosis

London
SmartCareCF is a pilot project run by the Cystic Fibrosis Trust which aims to address the problems with delivering health services for the growing number of cystic fibrosis patients. It will use smart technologies to provide safe, home-based management of cystic fibrosis. 

Implementation of the TRAK intervention to enable e-rehab for knee conditions: a web-based intervention suite to support self-management in rehabilitation

Wales
Musculoskeletal conditions are extremely common, accounting for 30% of GP consultations. Knee conditions are the most common and can significantly affect mobility and quality of life. A team at Cardiff and Vale University Health Board has developed TRAK – an application suite that provides a pati...