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.

Coordinated co-response to immediate life-threatening emergencies in adults in remote and rural Scotland

This project aimed to improve responses to immediate life-threatening emergencies and increase survival rates, particularly for patients in cardiac arrest.

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 ...

Improving quality of life in children with faecal incontinence and chronic constipation

This project aimed to improve quality of life and outcomes for infants, children and adolescents with faecal incontinence and chronic constipation.  

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.

Specialist led back pain service in primary care

This project placed spinal specialists in a GP surgery and allowed patients to self-refer to the clinic.

Improving diagnosis of serious illness through out-of-hours bedside blood tests

South west England
Led by Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust, in partnership with University of Oxford Nuffield Department of Primary Care Health Sciences. Aimed to reduce hospital admissions and improve identification of serious illness in older patients with frailty, in the Oxfordshire out-of-hours (OOH) hom...

Care home continence promotion care bundle: improving quality of care and safety

This project developed and tested a continence care bundle that included continence promotion measures, and supported care home staff to implement it.

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.

A mobile phone app to improve self-management in young people with arthritis

Led by Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Foundation Trust (GOSH), in partnership with University College London Hospitals (UCLH). An innovative project aimed at young people with arthritis across GOSH and UCLH. Aiming to increase engagement with health care and levels of self-m...