Using live operational data and improvement science to help primary care teams deliver better patient care: the Tower Hamlets EQUIP programme
This project aims to help GP practices work smarter using existing resources, supplemented by live operational data and coaching/training, to make effective operational changes.
This project aims to increase GP confidence in disease management and improve identification of patients at risk of chronic kidney disease progression.
The project was a review of how improvements can be made in the collection of data on the overall quality of care offered by GP practices to different patient groups. The research, which was commissioned by the Department of Health, was undertaken by the Policy team at the Health Foundation...
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.
Improving prescribing safety in general practices in the East Midlands through the PINCER intervention
A pharmacist-led information technology intervention for reducing clinically important errors in medication management (PINCER) has been developed to identify and correct prescribing errors in general practices. Led by Lincolnshire Community Health Services NHS Trust with the University of Lincol...
Rishabh Prasad is Primary Care Director at Health Education England East Midlands, a dual governing and executive role with a budget of £360m. His role is to ensure that primary care has the right workforce, with the right training, available to implement the changes needed in the NHS.
North east England
David Julien was GP Partner at Central Surgery, South Shields, from 2002 to 2013. He set up First Contact Clinical in 2008 with three colleagues. It was constituted as a Community Interest Company (CIC) so that they could enter a competitive tendering process for the delivery of addiction service...
Run by a team from East London NHS Foundation Trust, this project aims to improve health for people with medically unexplained symptoms (MUS) and to reduce unnecessary attendances. The project is piloting a service for people with medically unexplained symptoms (MUS), identified from four primary...
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...
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 ...