Better tracheostomy care

North west England
Project led by the National Tracheostomy Safety Project (NTSP). The NTSP has studied the nature and severity of problems with tracheostomies in intensive care units, wards and the community. This project will involve developing tools to deliver key messages to practitioners around basic tr...

Intensive behavioural intervention to improve sleep in vulnerable children

North west England
This project aimed to help improve the physical and mental health of sleep-deprived families.

An innovative service wide response to patients who contact the Yorkshire Ambulance Service (YAS)

North west England
This project aimed to improve patient experience and reduce hospital admissions through an innovative service-wide response that utilised partnership working, bespoke telephone triage assessment tools and remote clinical support.

Rapid access to pulmonary investigation days: the RAPID programme in suspected lung cancer

North west England
This project aimed to reduce the time to treatment decision from 30 days to a maximum of seven days by implementing the RAPID programme, which enables early diagnosis.

Building professional networks in local communities to improve wellbeing outcomes in alcohol and drug services

North west England
This project aimed to increase community participation of vulnerable populations and improve their wellbeing, by improving frontline professionals’ capacity to support community engagement.

Harnessing the potential of patients to reduce harm using safety briefings

North west England
Led by Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust and Haelo, Salford’s Innovation and Improvement Science Centre, in partnership with Associates in Process Improvement and Improvement Science Consulting. Being conducted on a subset of inpatients receiving elective care at Salford Royal. Aiming to ...

A nurse-led approach to personalised, coordinated, multidisciplinary care in new haemodialysis patients

North west England
This project tested a novel nurse-led pathway to improve co-ordination of personalised multi-disciplinary care.

Evaluation of a wearable wireless patch for vital signs monitoring after major surgery

North west England
This project involved the use of a wearable patch to monitor vital signs continuously and transmit results wirelessly, alerting staff to patient deterioration.

Rapid Access Patient Investigation and Diagnosis Portal (RAPID-P)

North west England
This project aimed to improve timely and appropriate referral for patients with possible upper gastrointestinal malignancy, using an electronic form with clinical questions to bypass the need for a GP consultation.

Dr Jennifer Hill, GenerationQ Fellow

North west England
Dr Jennifer Hill has been a Consultant Respiratory Physician in Sheffield since 1999. She has been Clinical Director of the Respiratory Medicine department at Northern General Hospital since 2010. She has recently been appointed to the position of Deputy Medical Director and is soon to take up th...

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