Improvement in general practice
Over the last decade, almost 1 in 10 general practices have taken part in an improvement project supported by the Health Foundation.
We have also funded research projects focusing on general practice, while a number of our Fellows come from general practice backgrounds.
Take a look at the following resources, projects, and Fellow pages to learn more about embedding quality improvement in general practice.
Featured improvement projects
This programme has offered five GP practices and federations up to £250,000 to fund targeted quality improvement work to incr...
This project is scaling up and spreading a proven pharmacist-led intervention to reduce common medication errors in general p...
This project aims to improve outcomes for patients within primary care in the London Borough of Southwark by making the right...
West End Wellbeing: a place-based multidisciplinary approach to meeting needs in Newcastle’s West End
This project is aiming to enable staff and organisations to work together in a multidisciplinary way to better meet the needs...
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 coach...
This project aimed to scale up and coordinate access to social and healthy behaviour change support.
Find out about other improvement projects in general practice funded by the Health Foundation.
Featured research projects
The research is a collaboration between Oxford Internet Institute, The Oxford Department of Engineering Science, and the Oxfo...
Exploring the translation of improvement skills and knowledge gained through training, into action on the front line Led by P...
This project involved turning research findings into a user-centred, practical online resource that can be used to help adapt...
This briefing introduces approaches to collaborative data sharing that enable improvement in the quality of care.
This briefing summarises research that analysed data from over 230,000 anonymised patient records for older people aged 62 - ...
The Health Foundation has undertaken an independent review of indicators of the quality of care provided by general practices...
This evidence scan was initially commissioned to inform attendees at the National Summit on Quality in General Practice on 31...
This is the report of an independent evaluation of our Engaging with Quality in Primary Care (EwQPC) improvement programme.
Health Foundation Alumni
Below is a list of general practice professionals who have undertaken a fellowship programme with the Health Foundation. Find out about their work and how you may be able to contact them.
Anoop Dhesi, Generation Q Fellow
Bola Owolabi, Generation Q Fellow
Nicola Kemp, Generation Q Fellow
Mike Jones, Generation Q Fellow
William Dawson, Generation Q Fellow
Tim Lyttle, Generation Q Fellow
Phil Garnett, Generation Q Fellow
Joanne Medhurst, Generation Q Fellow
Joanna Bircher, Generation Q Fellow
David Julien, Generation Q Fellow
Rishabh Prasad, Generation Q Fellow
Mark Hayes, Generation Q Fellow
Pete Chamberlain, Quality Improvement Fellow
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