Improving Management in Gastroenterology (IMAGE)

London
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...

Susan Went, Quality Improvement Fellow

Scotland
Susan is the Director of Evidence and Improvement for Healthcare Improvement Scotland (HIS). Her role is to lead and direct the evidence and improvement functions of HIS, support NHS Scotland in delivering excellence in healthcare, and contribute to the strategic management of HIS. Susan is a ...

Jacqueline McLeod, Quality Improvement Fellow

London
Jacqueline graduated from Edinburgh University, and is a Member of the Royal College of General Practitioners. She is an experienced primary care physician, whose passion for improving the quality of care has led to her develop teams and deliver improved patient care pathways and primary and prev...

David Gozzard, Quality Improvement Fellow

Wales
David is the Director of Gozzard Consulting Limited, a consultancy specialising in quality improvement in healthcare. The business was established in 2009 and now works on this exclusively after his retirement from the NHS in 2011. David trained as a laboratory and clinical haematologist. Foll...

Resources for effective sleep treatment (REST)

Midlands
This project, led by West Lincolnshire Primary Care Trust, focused on sleep treatment and encouraging treatment options other than prescribed sleeping pills. The team analysed prescribing data, surveys and focus groups to understand the problem of sleep management and used a range of methods to i...

Quality improvement in chronic kidney disease

London
This project, led by St George’s, University of London and Kidney Research UK, focused on helping GPs identify and manage patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD), a long-standing clinical problem affecting many patients. The team used three different quality improvement techniques and a progra...

Co-creating Health: Whittington Health

London
The team wanted to bring about a fundamental change in local diabetes care. They wanted to make relationships between people and their clinicians more collaborative, and redesign diabetes services to better support self-management. To achieve this they rolled out the three elements of the Co-crea...

Co-creating Health: Torbay Care Trust & Devon Partnership Trust

South west England
This project at Torbay Care Trust & Devon Partnership Trust aimed to embed self-management support through the three strands of the Co-creating Health programme and worked with people with depression being seen in primary care.

Co-creating Health: South West London and St George’s Health NHS Trust and NHS Wandsworth

London
This project at Co-creating Health: South West London and St George’s Health NHS Trust and NHS Wandsworth worked to embed self-management support and focused on working with people with depression. The project worked at all points in the care pathway, focusing predominantly on secondary care but ...

Co-creating Health: North Bristol NHS Trust

South west England
This project at North Bristol NHS Trust worked to embed self-management support through the three strands of the Co-creating Health programme and focused on working with people with musculoskeletal pain. The team found that packaging the three elements of CCH and delivering them to whole teams or...

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