Insight Research Programme 2019 A programme to advance the development and use of data from national clinical audits and patient registries as a mechanism for improving health care quality

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This programme is closed for applications.

  • Research funding for three projects to conduct original research that advances the development and use of data from national clinical audits and patient registries.
  • Each project team will receive funding of up to £400,000 and will run for a maximum duration of four years.

The Health Foundation’s £1.6m Insight Research Programme 2019 invited researchers to submit ideas for research that advances the development and use of data from national clinical audits and patient registries as a mechanism for improving health care quality in the UK.

Audits and registries provide rich, nationally standardised information on the quality of care provided to patients. They have been used for research and quality improvement for a long time, yet there is widespread recognition that national clinical audits and registries need to be further developed if they are to help overcome the challenges faced by the health system. 

We are supporting three project teams to develop clinical audits and registries so that they are more patient-focused, reflect the totality of patient need and have greater impact on policy and practice. Projects will each receive funding of up to £400,000 and will run for a maximum of four years. 

The priority areas for this call were:

  • patient-focused audits and registries
  • accelerating the use of linked data to support future challenges and trends in quality and care or to improve the value of health care
  • demonstrating and enhancing the impact of national clinical audits and registries on practice and policy.

This research call builds upon our existing research in this area. Our Insight Research Programme 2017 is supporting five research projects relating to audits and registries. View these projects

If you have any queries about the programme, please email: insightresearch@health.org.uk

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