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South London Small Grants 2017: Winners Announced

The Health Innovation Network and Health Education England working across South London are pleased to announce the winners of the South London Small Grants 2017.

We would like to thank all those that applied to the Small Grants.
In all we received 75 applications across 42 different organisations with a funding request totalling £663,086.59. After a rigorous shortlisting process and final judging panel we were eventually left with 12 fantastic projects.

The 12 Projects that will receive funding are:

Jane Berg (Princess Alice Hospice): Development of a faculty of Hospice Evaluation Champions (HEC)

Catherine Gamble – (South West London and St Georges Mental Health Trust): To improve the management and treatment of depression in older people residing in care homes- A Quality Improvement Project

Cheryl Gillett – (Guys and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust): Using Volunteers to Seek Consent for Research Biobanking

Jignesh I. Sangani – (Brockwell Park Surgery): A new approach to medication delivery for housebound patients that aims to identify and manage medication issues, wellbeing, living and safety concerns

Emma Evans – (St George’s University Hospital Foundation Trust): Proposal to train staff to apply patient-centred quality improvement methods to improve the experience of women having operative deliveries, and their families

Sandra Parish – (Lambeth Hospital): Starting the Conversation – Advanced Care Planning and End of Life Care Skills Training in Dementia Care

Clare Elliott – (Wandsworth CCG): Digital Diabetes Education

Stephanie Lamb – (Evelina Children’s Hospital): Feasibility study for assessing the effectiveness and impact of using a bio-psychosocial assessment tool to encourage holistic conversations with young people for Youth Workers

Ann Ozsivadjian – (Guys and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust): Meeting the mental health needs of children and young people with autism spectrum disorder – a collaboration between health and education

Kath Howes – (University Hospital Lewisham): Validation Of A Tool That Assesses The Impact Of A Medicines Optimisation Service

Matthew Hotopf – (King’s Health Partners): IMPARTS MOOC – Integrating Mental & Physical Health: Depression & Anxiety

Felicity Reed – (Southwark Council): Incredible Women

If you would like more information about 2016’s South London Small Grants Projects, read the following blogs from some of last year’s winners:

Managing Joint Pain (Greenwich Public Health Team

Reach Training Project (Bexley CCG / Bexley CEPM)

Investigating how Leisure Center Managers Decide Whether To Give Exercise Programs for People with Chronic Health Conditions (Kingston & St George’s )