Management of advanced chronic liver disease in a hospice setting – a shared care strategy

South east England
This project aimed to improve care for people with advanced chronic liver disease through timely access to support services and interventions, and hospice-based clinical and therapeutic services.

Guided online self-help for depression and cancer in adolescents (GOSH CAN)

Run by Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Foundation Trust, in partnership with the Institute of Child Health, Macmillan Cancer Support, London Cancer, University College London Partners and University College Hospital London. Focusing on adolescents with cancer and depression. ...

The dementia ‘Golden Ticket’ – an emerging new model of care

South east England
Run by Buxted Medical Centre, in partnership with the local Clinical Commissioning Group, mental health trust, voluntary organisations, county council and the surrounding community. An innovative model of intervention delivered in primary care and the community. Aimed at addressing gaps in...

Parkinson’s Advanced Symptom Unit (PASU)

North east England
PASU is a rapid access, community based, self-referral service for patients with advanced PD, and addresses both physical and mental wellbeing – the first of its kind in the country.

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

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.

Promoting compassionate health care for homeless people

Led by University College London Hospital, working with NHS trusts and homelessness charities, this project aimed to transform interaction between health workers and homeless people in order to provide better quality care, resulting in improved life expectancy and life chances.

Bridget Turner, GenerationQ fellow

Bridget is Director of Policy and Care Improvement at Diabetes UK. She is responsible for the development of the organisation’s policy and care agenda. She works closely with healthcare professionals, researchers, people living with diabetes, national policy makers and local decision makers, to i...

Transformation of urology outpatients

Led by Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, this project aimed to develop a pathway to support short-notice access to urology outpatient services, to improve efficiency and achieve a better patient experience with fewer unnecessary follow-up appointments. The project team set up a daily 'one st...

Conserving a scarce resource and improving outcomes

Yorkshire and the Humber
Led by Airedale NHS Foundation Trust, this project aimed to optimise the health of patients in the pre-operative assessment period, conserve blood and improve patient outcomes.

Jacqueline McLeod, Quality Improvement Fellow

Jacqueline graduated from Edinburgh University, and is a Member of the Royal College of General Practitioners. She is an experienced primary care physician, whose passion for improving the quality of care has led to her develop teams and deliver improved patient care pathways and primary and prev...