Person-centred care for children with asthma using non-health care community resources: The SCORE Programme

This project aims to empower children with asthma to understand their condition, self-manage it and participate in physical activities.

Sing and Say: web based language stimulation activities for children with craniofacial anomalies

This project is aiming to stimulate language learning for children with delayed language development who have limited access to local speech and language therapy services.

Engagement to understand young people’s health prospects

An engagement exercise with young people to understand their perceptions and experiences of the foundations of a healthy life

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

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...

A community-based early warning tool for infants with complex heart conditions

Led by Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Foundation Trust. A project aimed at infants with complex congenital heart disease. Will support decision making by families and children’s community teams, therefore improving safety and quality of care, and standardising care provision...

Celebrating difference: improving psychological wellbeing in children and young people with chronic physical illness

Led by Barts Health NHS Trust, in partnership with the Chickenshed Theatre Company. To be implemented with up to 80 patients (and their parents/carers) living with chronic physical illness accessing paediatric services through Barts Health NHS Trust at The Royal London Hospital. Will promo...

The NHS 111 service for children and young people: What is the relationship between advice given and subsequent healthcare utilisation?

Will assess the feasibility of linking patient-level data on healthcare utilisation following a telephone call to NHS 111 in three London CCGs for children with common complaints that have NICE guidance associated with them (fever, diarrhoea, constipation and breathlessness). Team hope to ga...

Closing the gap in paediatric safety evaluation

A team from the Anna Freud Centre led by Dr Jessica Deighton are carrying out an evaluation of the Closing the gap in paediatric safety project, part of our Closing the Gap in Patient Safety programme.

Fiona Pender, GenerationQ Fellow

North west England
Fiona Pender graduated in psychology from the University of St Andrews in 1998 and obtained her Doctorate in Clinical Psychology from University College London in 2003. She worked as a Specialist Clinical Psychologist at Central and North West London Mental Health NHS Trust, before moving to Ches...

Dougal Hargreaves, Improvement Science Fellow

Dougal Hargreaves' 2014 Improvement Science fellowship project aims to improve care of long-term conditions in children and young people.