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...

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...

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...

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-...

Stabilising sleep for patients admitted at acute crisis to psychiatric hospital: a pilot randomised controlled trial

South east England
The project involves treating sleep problems using the latest evidence-based techniques and technologies, with three key elements: state-of-the-art sleep monitoring devices to promote patient discussion about their sleep; regulation of the body clock through the timing of light and darkness; and ...

Reducing inequalities in care for people with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease: implementation of an innovative community-based and specialist supported integrated care pathway in East Yorkshire

Yorkshire and the Humber
This innovative project from Hull and East Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust brings together GPs and liver specialists through an e-consult clinic, as part of an IT-based integrated care pathway for non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD).

The psychological management of medically unexplained symptoms: a needs-led approach to improving quality and outcomes

Midlands
This innovative project from Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust aimed to improve the quality and coordination of care for patients with MUS.