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...

MISSION COPD: Modern Innovative SolutionS in Improving Outcomes iN COPD

South east England
MISSION-COPD is an innovative model of COPD assessment and care that aims to identify people with poorly controlled COPD so that they can be diagnosed and treated earlier.

Developing a ‘design of space’ intervention using Lean thinking

North east England
Led and coordinated by the North East Transformation System team and hosted by Gateshead Health NHS Foundation Trust, this project sought to reduce waste and improve processes, by redesigning space more effectively. It took the view that processes are constrained by the space within which they op...

MyDay@QEHB: a personalised schedule of care events for inpatients

Led by University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust, with support from the University of Birmingham, this project focused on inpatients within the Trust and aimed to have a positive impact on length of stay and timeliness of interventions for inpatients – improving patient experience, ser...

Using value-based interviewing to deliver high-quality health care and improve patient experience

South east England
Led by Oxford University Hospitals NHS Trust in partnership with NSPCC and the Oxfordshire Adult Safeguarding Board, this project sought to ensure that the Trust’s values are demonstrated in day-to-day care by designing and delivering a new recruitment system called value-based interviewing.

Liberating sisters to lead

Run by University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, this project sought to improve quality of care by removing the burden of corporate processes on ward sisters. The project aimed to simplify ward sisters’ interactions with corporate and administrative functions and support sisters t...

Endoscopy pathway

Run by the Gastroenterology department at Great Ormond Street Hospital, this project focused on optimising patient and carer experience of the endoscopy pathway from decision to admit for investigation to communication of results and agreed management plan. The work resulted in a re-design of adm...

Acute assessment for children

North west England
Aimed to improve the experience of patients arriving at Accident and Emergency (A&E) with abdominal pain, this project focused on reviewing the whole patient pathway from presentation at A&E, to either discharge at A&E or admission on to a ward. The project used both qualitative and quantitative ...