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-...

Independent evaluation of the feasibility of using the Patient Activation Measure in the NHS in England – early findings

The early evaluation findings on how six health care organisations are using the Patient Activation Measure (PAM) to help provide more personalised care and to measure the effectiveness of interventions aiming to increase people’s knowledge, skills and confidence in managing their health. Th...

Insight 2013: Video-based communication research and training in decision-making in supportive and palliative care (VERDIS)

Midlands
Two year research project on shared decision making in end of life settings. Working with the Sue Ryder Care Centre for the Study of Supportive, Palliative and End of Life Care at the University of Nottingham. Part of £1.6 million open call Insight 2012 research programme, which aims to ge...

Independent qualitative evaluation of the feasibility of using the Patient Activation Measure in the NHS in England

Midlands
University of Leicester commissioned by the Health Foundation and NHS England to undertake an independent qualitative evaluation of the feasibility of using the Patient Activation Measure (PAM) in the NHS in England. Runs alongside a quantitative evaluation of the PAM pilot being undertaken ...

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...

Personalised long-term follow-up of cochlear implant patients using remote care

South east England
This project from the University of Southampton Auditory Implant Service was introduced to make the care pathway more patient-centred and to provide a more efficient service.

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.

Supporting patients and families after hospital discharge following critical illness: implementation and evaluation of a novel e-health resource

Scotland
This innovation from NHS Lothian is looking to address this gap by providing information to these patients, and facilitating early supported discharge and supported self-management post-hospital discharge.

Person-centred approach to health and social care integration

London
This project from NHS Ayrshire and Arran sought to improve the quality of care and patient experience of people with long-term conditions by gaining insights from patients and clinical teams, and subsequently acting on the results to improve care integration.

Smart rehabilitation at home before and after lung surgery

Midlands
A team at Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust has developed a tailored at-home smart device app that aims to improve patient fitness for surgery, therefore reducing post-surgical complications and enhancing recovery.

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