Our latest Innovating for Improvement funding programme focuses on the people at the heart of our health care system – as Sam Thomas, programme manager, explains.
Two projects, supported through our Innovating for Improvement programme, have been testing new approaches to help provide more responsive care to patients and relieve pressure on services.
Evidence use in decision-making on introducing innovations: a systematic scoping review with stakeholder feedback
Published journal: Implementation Science
The process of incorporating insulin pumps into the everyday lives of people with Type 1 diabetes: A critical interpretive synthesis
Published journal: Health Expectations
Telemedicine for adults with cochlear implants in the UK: empowering patients to manage their own hearing health care
This project aims to improve access to care and increase patient empowerment by scaling up a successful service where people with cochlear implants are offered a personalised online support tool, h...
PReCePT2: Reducing brain injury through improving uptake of magnesium sulphate in preterm deliveries
This project aims to increase uptake of magnesium sulphate to protect babies’ brains during premature births.
Implementation of Redthread’s hospital-based Youth Violence Intervention Programme in the Midlands to care for young people affected by violence
This project will support young people who attend hospital because of a violence-related injury in Nottingham and Birmingham, and aims to empower young people to lead healthy, productive lives away...
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.
Pressure reduction through continuous monitoring in community settings (PROMISE): reducing and preventing avoidable and unavoidable pressure ulcers
This project aims to alleviate discomfort and reduce pressure damage in people at high risk of developing pressure ulcers by introducing monitoring and pressure adjustment using mattress and chair ...
Scaling up virtual consultations across the NHS – implementing, evaluating and sustaining improvements
This project aims to spread the use of outpatient video consultations. It will create a virtual consultation unit within Barts Health and form a national network of sites.