Using accessible technology to improve the health and wellbeing of people with learning disabilities

Midlands
Run by Hft, a charity providing services for people with learning disabilities in England. Project to be piloted in two populations of 20 people with learning disabilities –in Gloucestershire and Bradford. Aiming to improve communication and care quality, and enable people with learning di...

Promoting a positive life experience for COPD patients

Midlands
Led by University Hospital Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust, RIPPLE – Respiratory Innovation: Promoting a Positive Life Experience – aimed to improve the social inclusion, and thus health and wellbeing, of people with COPD. The work involved delivery of community-based respiratory services to ...

Social prescribing: integrating GP and community health assets

London
Commissioned by City and Hackney Clinical Commissioning Group, this project aimed to improve the relationship between GPs and the local community, and to improve outcomes for patients. Wellbeing co-ordinators ran a social prescription service, supporting people to develop a wellbeing plan and ref...

Lesley Stevens, GenerationQ fellow

South east England
Lesley has held the post of Consultant Psychiatrist at Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust since 1999 and has been Clinical Director for Mental Health since 2010. She is responsible for adult mental health, secure services and inpatient adolescent services, and leads the trust’s work with extern...

Liberating sisters to lead

London
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...

Transforming the culture of mental health services through peer support

Midlands
Led by the Institute of Mental Health in partnership with Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust and based at the University of Nottingham and Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust, this project aimed to promote recovery-focused practice for mental health patients, improving the experience of servic...