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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An open-source suite to enable and advance analyst engagement in Population Health Management

Improvement project

This project aims to help NHS organisations be self-sufficient when it comes to exploring components of Population Health Management such as population segmentation and risk stratification. Will produ...

Delivering insight for decision makers

Improvement project

Aiming to improve patient flow and safety in the trust’s intensive care unit by providing staff with the information they need to make data-driven decisions about clinical care and capacity. A reporti...

Putting the R into pharmacy

Improvement project

This project will involve developing, testing and implementing an analytical tool that will forecast medicine demand and support inventory management practice.

Exploring the impact of COVID-19 government policy on the adult social care workforce

Research project

Exploring the impact of COVID-19 government policy on the adult social care workforce  

Video consulting during and beyond the COVID-19 pandemic

Research project

Health Foundation-funded research into the extent to which the COVID-19 crisis has shaped, enabled and constrained the scaling up of remote video consultations.

Narrative accounts of primary care practitioners in a time of COVID-19

Research project

A research collaboration between the University of Birmingham and the University of Aberdeen, supported by the Health Foundation.

NuRS and AmReS: nurse and ambulance workforce retention and safety

Research project

Two research projects exploring the underlying drivers of nursing and ambulance workforce retention in the NHS. Will use ‘big data’ techniques to analyse multiple variables and their effect on staff r...

Improving acute cardiac care of patients with renal disease through linkage of national audits in the UK

Research project

Project aiming to improve acute cardiology care for people with reduced kidney function by investigating national variations in patient management, using analysis of linked data from NICOR and UKRR.

Predictive modelling of major trauma PROMs using machine learning

Research project

Project aiming to improve care for major trauma patients by quality assuring rehabilitation alongside acute care. Will link major trauma PROMs to national clinical audit data to enable the constructio...

Improving the QUALity and value of care for people with Poor Prognosis Cancers (I-qual-PPC)

Research project

A project aiming to improve care standards for people with poor prognosis cancers in Scotland, using real-world data from national and regional datasets along with patient- and carer-reported experien...

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