Projects we fund

We fund hundreds of improvement and research projects around the UK looking for ways to improve the quality of health services


You can also search either our improvement projects or research projects by topic to help you find work that we've funded that relates to the areas you're interested in.

Applying best-in-class analytics to a whole-system approach to managing knee problems

Improvement project

This project will involve using a best-in-class approach to improving patient outcomes and service efficiency across the joint pain and elective care pathway, with analysts, managers and practitioners...

A clinically driven multidisciplinary team approach to data science

Improvement project

This project will involve developing a multidisciplinary team approach to data science, including analysts, clinicians and operational staff, which will help analytics to answer more clinically releva...

Simulation modelling in mental health services

Improvement project

This project will involve increasing mental health analytic capacity and capability to allow better understanding of the problems faced by people accessing services, and to improve planning and delive...

ABCi Mathematical Modelling and Analytics Academy

Improvement project

This project will involve developing a training programme for frontline staff in data analysis and mathematical modelling techniques, to overcome barriers to the adoption of modelling and analytical t...

Use of novel modelling techniques and routinely collected data to explore responses to winter pressures

Improvement project

This project will involve refining a novel modelling technique to simulate patient flow using readily available routine data in order to provide new flow models to support decision making and change m...

Personalised medicine analytics dashboard for triaging patients in emergency departments

Improvement project

This project will involve developing a probabilistic early warning system based on machine learning/Artificial Intelligence technologies to promptly identify high-risk patients needing urgent care.

Mortality trends in the UK

Research project

This project will critically review the literature and relevant data to understand better what is happening to life expectancy in the UK.

Causal effects of alcohol and mental health problems on employment outcomes: Harnessing UK Biobank and linked administrative data

Research project

This project will assess the causal effects of alcohol consumption and depression on social and economic outcomes, including employment, receipt of welfare benefits and income

The economic and social value of health from childhood to later life

Research project

This project aims to generate new knowledge and expand understanding of the impact that a person’s physical and mental health has on their economic and social outcomes over their life course and acros...

The causal impact of health status on labour market outcomes: consequences for individuals and households

Research project

This project will use econometric techniques to provide new UK evidence on the relationships between health status and work outcomes.

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