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.

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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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,

Using cognitive behavioural therapy techniques to improve medicines-related consultations in cardiac health

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This project is aiming to positively affect patients’ adherence to medication, beliefs about medicines and quality of life in the area of cardiac health. 

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

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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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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.

Implementation of virtual reality preparation for anxious patients in MRI

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This project is aiming to reduce the need for general anaesthetic in MRI scans for children, and to increase MRI compliance in adult patients who are claustrophobic.

Professional wellbeing: Effective management of staff fatigue during the night shift

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This project will involve co-designing a fatigue risk management strategy to help teams effectively manage night shift fatigue.

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