Carer Skills Passports for carers of children and young people with complex long term conditions

This project aims to provide quality assured, standardised training in order to develop a safe, effective, flexible workforce providing person centred care in the most appropriate setting.

Evidence-based treatment pathway for insomnia in prison: a feasibility study

This project aims to  improve insomnia symptons and sleep quality, as well as other health-related outcomes, in prison populations.

Using accessible technology to improve the health and wellbeing of people with learning disabilities

Run by Hft, a charity providing services for people with learning disabilities in England. Project to be piloted in two populations of 20 people with learning disabilities –in Gloucestershire and Bradford. Aiming to improve communication and care quality, and enable people with learning di...

SmartCareCF: Improving the delivery and quality of care for people with cystic fibrosis

SmartCareCF is a pilot project run by the Cystic Fibrosis Trust which aims to address the problems with delivering health services for the growing number of cystic fibrosis patients. It will use smart technologies to provide safe, home-based management of cystic fibrosis. 

Effect of a national programme to introduce named accountable GPs for patients aged 75 and over on continuity of care

The purpose of this observational study is to evaluate if the introduction of named accountable GPs to all patients aged 75 and above, introduced in 2014/15, had an effect on continuity of care, in particular on primary care patterns and patient care management. It will be carried out in-house by...

Insight 2013: What self-management outcomes matter most to patients, family care-givers, healthcare professionals and commissioners?

South east England
Led by Sara Demain, University of Southampton, this research aims to identify areas of consensus and difference about what self-management outcomes matter most to different stakeholders. 

A discrete choice experiment to value the personalisation of support for self-management of chronic pain

Led by Dr Christopher Burton, University of Aberdeen, this research aimed to examine how patients value the ways in which support for self-management of chronic pain is made personal to them, using discrete choice methodology.

Spreading self-management support: Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

East of England
This project at Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust looks at improving care of patients with long-term conditions through self-management support and is developing services spanning tertiary, secondary and primary care. It builds on earlier successful work to introduce self-manage...

Spreading self-management support: Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Foundation Trust

Yorkshire and the Humber
This project at Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Foundation Trust is working to spread and embed sustainable self-management support across clinical functions, taking a health economy-wide approach to developing and sustaining multiple interventions to support self-management. It builds on earlier...

Identification of diabetes patients at risk of renal disease

Led by Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust, this project aimed to develop software that trusts could use to identify diabetic patients at highest risk of developing end stage kidney disease so they can be targeted for intervention. The team developed a database that trusts can use to extract cl...