Building an analytical framework around the Electronic Frailty Index to transform care for people living with frailty

This project will establish a whole-system analytical framework to identify all frail patients in Midlothian, and will provide support to general practices to analyse the data and measure improvement.

Scale up, replication and licensing of the PINCER intervention

This project will scale up and spread a proven pharmacist-led intervention to reduce common medication errors in general practice, making make primary care prescribing even safer for patients.

IRISi – Scaling And replicating IRIS through social licensing

This project​ will use social franchising and licensing to scale up and replicate IRIS, a successful general practice-based training, support and referral programme for domestic violence and abuse.

Scaling up a clinical effectiveness approach for Southwark to drive up quality and reduce unwarranted variation in general practice

This project aims to improve outcomes for patients within primary care in the London Borough of Southwark by making the right thing to do the easy thing to do for busy GPs.

Using live operational data and improvement science to help primary care teams deliver better patient care: the Tower Hamlets EQUIP programme

This project aims to help GP practices work smarter using existing resources, supplemented by live operational data and coaching/training, to make effective operational changes.

Managing medically unexplained symptoms through screening, training and tailored psychological treatment

South west England
This project developed and implemented a screening tool for GPs and a specialist primary care service based on a new cognitive behavioural approach to medically unexplained symptoms.

Personalising care for patient sub-groups in general practice: segmenting within general practice to improve health and increase efficiency

This project aimed to improve care, outcomes and experience for sub-groups of patients who are frequent users of general practice and who have gaps in the care they receive.  

Improving prescribing safety in general practices in the East Midlands through the PINCER intervention

A pharmacist-led information technology intervention for reducing clinically important errors in medication management (PINCER) has been developed to identify and correct prescribing errors in general practices. Led by Lincolnshire Community Health Services NHS Trust with the University of Lincol...

Patient record access: turning it on, sharing the learning

Led by the NHS Alliance in partnership with InHealth Associates, NHS Lewisham, NHS Berkshire East PCT, the Royal College of GPs, and Diabetes UK, this project aimed to change the dynamic between the NHS and its service users, and between the individual and their health workers, by initiating a so...

North East of England primary care Collingwood and Central Surgeries: methods for changing clinician behaviour

North east England
This case study was provided by Newcastle upon Tyne NHS Foundation Trust and discusses its project to find additional ways of reminding clinicians about shared decision making and encouraging more of this activity. The project's approach was to code consultation behaviour, using the national prac...