Dr Yogini Jani, Improvement Science Fellow

London
Yogini Jani is a Medication Safety Officer and Consultant Pharmacist at University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and an Honorary Senior Lecturer at the University College London School of Pharmacy. She is also the Director of the UCLH Centre for Medicines Optimisation Research and...

Able to improve? How front-line staff transform and use quality improvement skills and knowledge: a formative evaluation based on ethnographically informed case studies

Exploring the translation of improvement skills and knowledge gained through training, into action on the front line. The team will work with front-line staff to help them and their organisations recognise and cultivate techniques to overcome the difficulties in applying the many skills need...

Translating Improvement Skills: Helping GP practice-based pharmacists (PBPs) to implement their improvement skills: assessing the value of a community of practice (CoP) model

Exploring the translation of improvement skills and knowledge gained through training, into action on the front line Led by Professor Alison Bullock at the University of Cardiff Due to complete in May 2017 The Health Foundation is working with Professor Alison Bullock at the Universit...

Asset Based Approaches to health, care and wellbeing - development of a Theory of Change to support adoption and action

Research aims to develop a Theory of Change to support adoption and action in Asset Based Approaches to health, care and wellbeing. Led by Simon Rippon, Director at Aligned Consultancy. Due to be completed by end of July 2016. There is good evidence and a strong theoretical base aroun...

Flow Coaching Academy

The Flow Coaching Academy programme aims to develop a learning network of FCAs across the UK to improve patient flow through the health care system.

DECIDE: DEcisions in health Care to Introduce or Diffuse innovations using Evidence

Focuses on role of evidence in decisions to introduce or diffuse innovations in health care. ‘Real world’ case studies will examine responses to evidence relating to stroke reconfiguration, early diagnosis of suspected cancer, and organisational networks for treating chronic eye disease. D...

Tom Woodcock, Improvement Science Fellow

London
Tom has a PhD in mathematics and is currently Principal Information Analyst/ Programme Lead for the Collaboration for Leadership in Applied Health Research and Care (CLAHRC) at Imperial College London. He sees health care as a perfect avenue for translating his theoretical concepts into tangible ...

Christopher Burton, Improvement Science Fellow

Wales
Chris is a senior research fellow with the School of Healthcare Sciences at Bangor University in Wales, where he is working with a team of improvement scientists. He holds a PhD in health sciences and is interested in how organisations go about improvement work – particularly when it comes to ...