Regional Innovation Fund (RIF)
The Regional Innovation Fund provided support to promote the adoption of innovation and the spread of best practice across the NHS. NHS England took over the management of the RIF in 2013 and ran two consecutive calls for 2013/14 and 2014/15 years funding 87 projects in total. The last funding call for projects closed in May 2014.
Behaviour change through film
|Improving patient and carer experience by staff delivering compassionate care to patients is a key priority for East London NHS Foundation Trust.|
This innovation has used the power of film and story-telling as a training resource to enhance the skills of staff to demonstrate the values of caring and compassion when dealing with people, not only those with diverse health conditions, but the complex social and cultural needs of the population. Two diverse areas were identified:-
The training films are an important and powerful training resources which have created opportunities to collaborate with other organisations, UCL Partners, University College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust. ‘You matter’ is being included in the development of training materials available across the North Central and East London education network.
Award Value: £75,000
Contact Name Eirlys Evans Email address Eirlys.Evans@eastlondon.nhs.uk
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