Our programmes test out new ideas for improving the quality of health care and fund research
Our aim is to take the best ideas and encourage uptake throughout the NHS, and publish research findings that will be useful to both policy and practice.
£1.5m is available for research that will generate new knowledge on the ways in which the physical and mental health of a population shapes their social and economic outcomes.
This programme supported 30 established and emerging networks in their work to improve the quality of health care in the UK. It ran between 2011 and 2012.
This was a two-year improvement collaborative involving 26 hospitals in the north west of England. It aimed to change frontline practice and improve the rates of stroke sufferers leaving hospital with...
This programme supported four health economies from 2013 to 2015 to find out how to effectively deliver self management support and to share their learning with others.
This programme ran from 2011 to 2012 and awarded 14 teams with up to £75,000 for projects to find new approaches to delivering health care that reduce the need for acute hospital care while improving ...
This programme ran from 2010 to 2011 and awarded 18 teams with up to £75,000 for projects aimed at stimulating thinking, activity and the development of new approaches to improve quality and save mone...
This programme ran from 2012 to 2015 and supported nine teams with funding of £420,000 each to develop ways for corporate support and clinical teams to work together. It is closed for applications.
This £1.8 million programme began in December 2014. It involved four regional improvement bodies applying Professor Charles Vincent and colleagues' measurement and monitoring framework.
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