My contraceptive choice

This project aims to change contraceptive conversations to improve satisfaction with contraceptive methods and reduce unintended pregnancy.

A learning health system approach to avoiding acute occupancy crises

This project aims to reduce the frequency of critically high bed occupancy states, and therefore improve patient care and experience in acute hospitals

Listen, Learn and Improve: Language analysis of patient feedback

This project aims to generate intelligence from patient feedback to increase understanding of patient experience and enable mangers to devise quality improvement interventions.

Improving tracheostomy care: National quality improvement programme

North west England
Run by The Royal College of Anaesthetists, in partnership with the National Tracheostomy Safety Project, the Global Tracheostomy Collaborative and University Hospital South Manchester NHS Foundation Trust, and others. A national initiative to improve care for tracheostomy patients. Will in...

Improving cancer patient experience with a multidisciplinary palliative assessment and radiotherapy clinic

South west England
Run by University Hospital Southampton, in partnership with the Faculty of Health Sciences at the University of Southampton. Will focus on the care of cancer patients. Aiming to improve the experience and care of cancer patients by combining assessment by palliative care and clinical oncol...

Using a health literacy approach to generate improvements for people with long-term conditions

North east England
Run by Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust, in partnership with West End Family Health and HealthWORKS in Newcastle, UK and Deakin University in Australia. Focusing on people with long-term conditions in primary and specialist care. Will use the Ophelia (OPtimising HEalth LIteracy ...

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-...

Spreading the capability to improve patients’ and carers’ experiences of end-of-life care in one NHS region using a collaborative peer-to-peer method

South east England
This Spreading Improvement project looks to improve end-of-life care using the methodology of the Patient and Family-Centred Care (PFCC) programme. This project, led by the Point of Care Foundation, will build capacity and capability in patient-centred quality improvement using PFCC methods acros...

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.

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.

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