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.

The health of places and the health and outcomes of individuals in those places

Research project

A research project by a team at the University of Manchester investigating the extent to which the health of an individual is shaped by the average health of the places they identify with.

Novel methods to explore the value of cognitive health in a place

Research project

A research project by a team at University College London exploring the relationship between cognition and place, and subsequently health and wealth.

Making FREED (First episode Rapid Early intervention for Eating Disorders) a national and international model

Improvement project

This project will continue the successful scale up of the FREED (First episode Rapid Early intervention for Eating Disorders) programme, which has been shown to reduce treatment waiting times and the ...

Saving lives through safer hip fracture care

Improvement project

Aiming to save lives and secure greater independence for hip fracture patients.

OASI2 Care Bundle

Improvement project

OASI2 is a project that will further investigate the mechanisms and strategies that support the sustainability and spread of the OASI Care Bundle, a quality improvement project implemented across 16 U...

Citizens Advice Ways to Wellbeing for All

Improvement project

This project will involve scaling up the Liverpool APP approach, which provides a social treatment option for primary care teams to address underlying causes of ill health, for example financial hards...

Scale, spread and embed

Improvement project

This three-year project will test and evaluate the scalability of using natural language processing to analyse patient feedback and provide information to point-of-care staff and quality improvement l...

Improving labour productivity in primary care: the role of skill mix, technology and patients

Research project

Project that is aiming to define an accurate measure of labour productivity in primary care and to identify its determinants, including workforce skill mix, technology and patient characteristics.

Influencing the wider determinants of health

Research project

This pilot programme aims to help public health leaders broaden their influence and act as local system leaders, influencing a range of factors that impact on people’s health.

Optimising complex care pathways for inflammatory rheumatic disease using a practical simulation tool

Improvement project

This project will involve developing a user-friendly, web-based simulation tool that combines epidemiological data with local care pathway information to model the effect of system changes.

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