Enhanced medicines use reviews to improve the detection and treatment of atrial fibrillation

Run by Royal Brompton and Harefield NHS Foundation Trust, in partnership with local community pharmacists, the Atrial Fibrillation Association and the cardiology clinical lead for Hillingdon Clinical Commissioning Group. A pharmacy project working across primary/tertiary care interfaces. A...

Chris Green, GenerationQ Fellow

North west England
Chris Green has been Director of Pharmacy and Medicines Management at the Countess of Chester Hospital NHS Foundation Trust since 2005. He leads a team of over 100 staff, with a budget of £3.3m.

Frailsafe: A safety checklist for frail older patients entering acute hospital care

Yorkshire and the Humber
Led by Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust on behalf of the British Geriatrics Society, this work aimed to improve quality of care for frail older patients admitted to NHS hospitals with medical emergencies.

Care bundles to improve physical health care in services for people with long-term mental health needs

Led by Central and North West London NHS Foundation Trust, this project developed care bundles to improve implementation of key physical health care interventions for mental health patients. The work, introduced across an inpatient ward and community mental health team in North Kensington from Au...

Reducing falls and unnecessary medications through an orthostatic hypotension pathway (NOHARM)

North west England
Led by Stockport NHS Foundation Trust, this project aimed to design a pathway to help identify orthostatic hypotension in older patients, to reduce falls and unnecessary medication use. The team used a co-production approach to develop an orthostatic hypotension pathway (lying and standing blood ...

Active patient participation in improving anticoagulant medication safety

Led by University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, this project aimed to support patients to become active partners in their own care and to reduce patient harm arising from anticoagulant medication. The team developed patient-led discharge summary 'time outs' and patient-centred ru...

Jatinder Harchowal, GenerationQ fellow

South east England
Jatinder is the Chief of Pharmacy at Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust.