Measurement planning tool

Research to support the development, testing and evaluation of a web version of the Measurement Planning Tool. The original tool was designed to help healthcare Quality Improvement teams plan measurement effectively.

Independent review of GP quality indicators

The project was a review of how improvements can be made in the collection of data on the overall quality of care offered by GP practices to different patient groups.  The research, which was commissioned by the Department of Health, was undertaken by the Policy team at the Health Foundation...

Independent quantitative evaluation of the feasibility of using the Patient Activation Measure in the NHS in England

Commissioned by The Health Foundation and NHS England, researchers at the University of Leicester are carrying out an independent qualitative evaluation of the feasibility of using the Patient Activation Measure (PAM) in the NHS, with a quantitative evaluation of the PAM pilot by the Health's ...

Making safety visible evaluation

A team led by Professor Stephen Campbell at Manchester University are carrying out an evaluation of the Making safety visible project, part of our Closing the Gap in Patient Safety programme.

Insight 2014: Data linkage across ambulance services and acute trusts: assessing the potential for improving patient care

This project, led by the London Ambulance Service, aims to link hospitals and ambulance service data to support improvements in patient care.

Insight 2014: Data integration for hospital unit quality monitoring and improvement

This project, led by King’s College London, focuses on the emergency department and the older person’s unit at Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust and aims to improve the monitoring of quality and performance within hospital units.

Developing measures to improve ambulance service safety during the ‘window of care’

North west England
A North West Ambulance Service NHS Trust project, in partnership with the Advancing Quality Alliance, which involves applying the Safety Measurement and Monitoring Framework to the ‘window of care’ (from receipt of the 999 call to arrival at hospital) for ambulance services. The project will deve...

Applying and integrating the Safety Measurement and Monitoring Framework across organisational levels

Yorkshire and the Humber
A Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust project, run in partnership with the Yorkshire and Humber Improvement Academy, which will involve working with frontline clinicians to evaluate, develop and implement specialty-based and standardised safety interventions. It aims to enable and em...

A programme to spread eGFR graph Surveillance for the early Identification, Support and Treatment of people with progressive Chronic Kidney Disease (ASSIST-CKD)

Led by Kidney Research UK, this project will drive large-scale, measurable, sustainable change that reduces the burden of chronic kidney disease (CKD) and support understanding of the clinical course of CKD by patients and primary care clinicians. The project will use a phased approach to impleme...

Making safety visible: Determining barriers, enablers and implementation requirements for organisational surveillance of safety

North west England
Led by Haelo, working with the University of Manchester, and the University of Oxford, this project, based at Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust, aims to develop an improved understanding of patient safety among foundation trust boards and clinical commissioning group governing bodies.