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Patient reporting of safety in organisational care transfers (PRoSOCT)

Research project

This study used mixed methods to determine the feasibility of implementing a patient safety survey to measure patient experiences of safety relating to care transfer, specifically following discharge ...

Developing an intervention to enhance inpatient participation in medication safety in the context of electronic prescribing

Research project

Aimed to explore how hospital inpatients engage with medication safety, and how this may differ between paper-based and electronic medication records. Research was undertaken by Imperial College Healt...

Patients as active partners in safety?

Research project

The study aimed to inform thinking about the clinical and legal implications of policy recommendations that patients should be active partners with clinicians in managing the safety of their care. The...

Spreading the capability to improve patients’ and carers’ experiences of end-of-life care in one NHS region using a collaborative peer-to-peer method

Improvement project

This Spreading Improvement project looks to improve end-of-life care using the methodology of the Patient and Family-Centred Care (PFCC) programme. This project, led by the Point of Care Foundation, w...

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

Research project

Will be studying activities in connection with the pilot of the PAM in 5 CCGs and the Renal Registry creating six case studies.

Devolving health and social care in England

Research project

Team principally based at the University of Manchester will be leading a research project on health and social care devolution in Greater Manchester. Two year project funded by the Health Foundation a...

Video-based communication research and training in decision-making in supportive and palliative care (VERDIS)

Research project

Two year research project on shared decision making in end of life settings. Working with the Sue Ryder Care Centre for the Study of Supportive, Palliative and End of Life Care at the University of No...

Public sector failure: Lessons for health care policymakers

Improvement project

Project led by the University of Leicester and supported by the Health Foundation’s Policy Challenge Fund. Due autumn 2016. Focuses on how failure is identified, managed and prevented in non-health pu...

‘Hospitals Must Close’: A four system comparison of policy for constructive conversations on controversial service changes

Improvement project

Project led by the University of Edinburgh and supported by the Health Foundation’s Policy Challenge Fund. Due autumn 2016. Aims to increase understanding of good policy and practice in closing hospit...

Changing together – brokering constructive conversations

Improvement project

Project led by the Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE), PPL and the Institute for Government; supported by the Health Foundation’s Policy Challenge Fund. Due summer 2016. Focuses on how best t...

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