David Church, Clinician Scientist Fellow

South east England
Dr David Church is a medical doctor specialising in Oncology at Oxford University, where he completed his PhD in 2010.

Endoscopy pathway

Run by the Gastroenterology department at Great Ormond Street Hospital, this project focused on optimising patient and carer experience of the endoscopy pathway from decision to admit for investigation to communication of results and agreed management plan. The work resulted in a re-design of adm...

Improving outcomes after emergency laparotomy

South east England
Led by Royal Surrey County Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, this project aimed to improve patient outcomes after laparotomy. The team developed an evidence-based quality improvement care bundle which set out accepted standards of care for different aspects of emergency laparotomy care.

ELIJAH - electronic linkage for inflammatory bowel disease

Led by Abertawe Bro Morgannwg University Health Board and the National Association for Colitis and Crohn’s Disease, this project aimed to examine how electronic health records could support better communication between health professionals and patients with inflammatory bowel disease and reduce d...

Improving Management in Gastroenterology (IMAGE)

Led by CORE: The Digestive Orders Foundation with a range of expert partners, this project aimed at ensuring patients receive the most appropriate advice and tests as well as access to secondary care advice for gastrointestinal disorders. The team focused on developing evidence-based guidelines f...