Projects we fund

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

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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.

Addressing the frequent use of urgent care in the paediatric population of West Kent

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Opens Apr 2019

This project is aiming to address the unmet needs of children and young people in West Kent who use urgent care services most frequently.

Mental Health Recovery: Supporting staff to deliver rights-respect services

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This project is focusing on empowering mental health patients by supporting staff to respect and protect their rights in everyday decision-making and service delivery.

Reducing opioids through supportive education

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This project is aiming to support patients living with chronic pain to reduce opioid use.

Improving children’s social care staff wellbeing through reflexive peer group supervision and critical incident debrief

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This project is aiming to improve staff wellbeing, recruitment and retention through the introduction of safe spaces and a debrief service.

Empowering prescribers to empower patients and fellow professionals: a novel approach to safe, person-centred practice

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Opens Feb 2019

This project is aiming to improve the experiences of inpatients on insulin and the education of foundation trainees.

Fit Families for the Future: Improving our recognition and response to children and families struggling with obesity

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This project is aiming to transform the lives of children and families who are struggling with weight issues.

Developing home-based Parkinson’s care

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This project will introduce a new way of working for Parkinson's nurses, that better meets the needs of patients and improves support for staff,

Engaging the workforce in real time: listening, understanding and responding to what matters most to our staff

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Opens Feb 2019

This project is aiming to understand and improve the staff experience across the Trust, while also building on the quality of the patient experience.

Creative activities to improve staff wellbeing, quality of care and the way people living with dementia and their carers support their own health

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Opens Apr 2019

This project is aiming to use creative activities to make a positive contribution to the health and wellbeing of staff and people with dementia.

Antenatal Care Education (ACE): improving patient and staff experience through better birth preparedness

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This project is aiming to improve birth experience and subsequent symptoms of stress, anxiety and trauma.

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