Reaching out to fathers: enhancing engagement in the perinatal period

This project is delivered to fathers in contact with community healthcare or mental health services in Tameside and Glossop.

Efficiency, cost and quality of mental health care provision

This round two Efficiency Research project led by the University of York will look at the efficiency, cost and quality of current mental health care provision, and how changes can be made to drive efficiency improvements.

Stabilising sleep for patients admitted at acute crisis to psychiatric hospital: a pilot randomised controlled trial

South east England
The project involves treating sleep problems using the latest evidence-based techniques and technologies, with three key elements: state-of-the-art sleep monitoring devices to promote patient discussion about their sleep; regulation of the body clock through the timing of light and darkness; and ...

Violence reduction programme on inpatient psychiatric wards

South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust has developed and piloted a programme that uses a systematic approach to team working using evidence-based safety tools and predictive assessment. Following a pilot on two acute wards, the toolkit will now be spread across the trust as well as to Dev...

A whole system approach to using data to improve safety in acute mental health services

An NHS Tayside project, run in partnership with Healthcare Improvement Scotland, which will test the Safety Measurement and Monitoring within general adult acute psychiatry services. The team will use the framework to inform and drive improvements in the safety of adult acute mental health servic...

Using metrics to predict and prevent incidents of self-harm, violence and aggression

North west England
A Mersey Care NHS Trust project, in partnership with the Advancing Quality Alliance, which will involve applying the Safety Measurement and Monitoring Framework to reduce incidents of self-harm, violence and aggression. The team will use the framework to support the development of predictive metr...

Sharing learning and data to improve safety during transitions and handovers of care

Yorkshire and the Humber
A Bradford District Care Trust project, run in partnership with the Yorkshire and Humber Improvement Academy, which will involve applying the Safety Measurement and Monitoring Framework to transitions between acute and community care, and children moving into adult services. The work aims to impr...

Novel Psychoactive Treatment: UK Network (NEPTUNE) II: From guidance to good practice: A multi-dimensional approach to spreading improvement

Delivered by the Royal College of Psychiatrists, in partnership with Central and North West London NHS Foundation Trust and other stakeholders, this is a national learning programme which aims to improve frontline clinicians’ knowledge and understanding of club drugs; improve detection, assessmen...

Helen Crimlisk, GenerationQ fellow

Yorkshire and the Humber
Helen Crimlisk trained at Guy’s Hospital Medical School. She undertook psychiatry training at the Maudsley Hospital and completed her training in Sheffield after a career break abroad. She has worked in a Community Mental Health Team in Sheffield since 2005, leading a team who undertake mental he...

Fiona Pender, GenerationQ Fellow

North west England
Fiona Pender graduated in psychology from the University of St Andrews in 1998 and obtained her Doctorate in Clinical Psychology from University College London in 2003. She worked as a Specialist Clinical Psychologist at Central and North West London Mental Health NHS Trust, before moving to Ches...