Safer healthcare: Response and development

Research to build on the 2016 publication part funded by the Health Foundation ‘Safer healthcare; strategies for the real world’ by Vincent and Amalberti.

Regulation in the NHS and Other High Risk Industries

Research aims to explore the strengths and weaknesses of the current approach to regulation in the NHS and compares the approach in healthcare with that of other high risk industries. Aims to lay the foundations for a more comprehensive and detailed examination of regulation. Led by Professo...

A patient-centred checklist to promote safe, high-quality practice and improved outcomes

South west England
Run by University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust, in partnership with the Universities of Southampton and Sheffield, Health Education Wessex, Wessex Collaboration for Leadership in Applied Health Research and Care, Academic Health Sciences Network and the Sheffield Emergency Care Fo...

Using eye movement desensitisation and reprocessing (EMDR) with patients with acute mental health difficulties

Run by Berkshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust. Focused on patients on the trust’s acute mental health ward and those under the care of the Crisis Resolution and Home Treatment Team (CRHTT). Will use eye movement desensitisation and reprocessing (EMDR) therapy in a new setting. Aims...

Optimising patient outcomes and reducing cost through enhanced management of invasive fungal infection

London
Run by Barts Health NHS Trust, in partnership with University College London Hospitals (UCLH) NHS Foundation Trust and Public Health England. Will focus on high-risk haemato-oncology patients at Barts Health and UCLH. Aiming to improve the management of invasive fungal infection. Will in...

Patient reporting of safety in organisational care transfers (PRoSOCT)

Midlands
This study used mixed methods to determine the feasibility of implementing a patient safety survey to measure patient experiences of safety relating to care transfer, specifically following discharge from hospitals in two NHS Trusts. The project was conducted by Jason Scott (Newcastle Univer...

Closing the gap in paediatric safety evaluation

London
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.

Making safety visible evaluation

A team led by Professor Stephen Campbell at Manchester University are carrying out an evaluation of the Making safety visible project, part of our Closing the Gap in Patient Safety programme.

Implementing the Six Core Strategies (6CS) – UK evaluation

London
Led by Professor Richard Whittington, University of Central Lancashire, a team is undertaking an evaluation of the Implementing the Six Core Strategies (6CS) – UK project, part of our Closing the Gap in Patient Safety programme.

Closing the Gap in Patient Safety: Evaluation of FRAILsafe

London
The Collaboration for Leadership in Applied Health Research and Care Northwest London (CLAHRC NWL) is conducting an evaluation of the Frailsafe intervention which aims to improve safety for frail older patients in acute medical units. 

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