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...

Peter Chamberlain, Quality Improvement Fellow

North west England
Dr Peter Chamberlain is a General Practitioner and Lead Clinician for Strategy and Innovation within South Sefton Clinical Commissioning Group. He focuses on service development and improvement across a number of sectors and is passionate about whole system service design, integration, proactive ...

Sharon Williams, Improvement Science Fellow

Wales
Sharon completed her PhD in 2004, focusing on lean and supply chain management in the UK furniture industry. During the latter stages of her study she began looking at how health care might be affected by similar themes and in 2008 she began lecturing and researching lean in health care at Warwic...

Multidisciplinary review of medication in nursing homes: a clinico-ethical framework

North east England
Led by Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust, this project aimed to reduce the amount of medicines prescribed to care home residents unnecessarily and to involve patients and their families or carers in decisions about prescribing and de-prescribing. The team developed a medication review f...