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Driving change in challenging times

For 2022/23, the Bevan Exemplar Programme call ‘Driving Change in Challenging Times’ challenges applicants to develop prudent and innovative solutions to overcome issues facing the sustainable delivery of health and care services in Wales. Applications were encouraged around the following themes, aligned with Welsh Government and NHS Wales priorities:

  • Preventing Illness, Early Intervention and Supporting Care in the Community
  • New Models of Integrated Health and Social Care
  • Reducing Waste across Health and Care
  • Supporting the Recovery of Elective Care
  • Improving Care for Patients with Cancer
  • Reducing Inequalities and Transforming Mental Health Services
Bevan Exemplar Cohort 8 Projects
August 1, 2023

Developing a framework to measure the value of healthcare information systems in Wales

Naveen Madhavan Digital Health and Care Wales The aspiration of all healthcare leaders is to…
Bevan Exemplar Cohort 8 Projects
August 1, 2023

Learning from experience

Rachel Wright Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board At BCUHB we collect a large amount of…
Bevan Exemplar Cohort 8 Projects
August 1, 2023

Early Intervention Persistent Pain Management Practitioner – Primary Care

Sian Jones Red Kite Health Solutions CIC and Powys Teaching Health Board The introduction of…
Bevan Exemplar Cohort 8 Projects
August 1, 2023

Values Programme Online

Robin Owen Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board The Values Programme is an innovative therapeutic approach…
Bevan Exemplar Cohort 8 Projects
August 1, 2023

Prosiect Rhestr y Gymuned Iechyd Integredig / Integrated Health Community List Project

Rhian Green and Meilys Heulfryn Smith Cyngor Gwynedd Planning for a patient’s discharge requires community…
Bevan Exemplar Cohort 8 Projects
August 1, 2023

Using One Health approaches to reduce pharmaceutical and healthcare waste

Sarah Thorne Hywel Dda University Health Board This project aims to provide a viable solution…
Bevan Exemplar Cohort 8 Projects
August 1, 2023

Whole Genome Sequencing for Paediatric Oncology Patients

Ruth Young Cardiff and Vale University Health Board Whole genome sequencing (WGS) is a DNA…
Bevan Exemplar Cohort 8 Projects
August 1, 2023

Developing a Palliative Care Medical Champion Programme; Improving care for palliative and end of life patients within a hospital setting

Sian Hughes Aneurin Bevan University Health Board The aim of this project is to develop…
Bevan Exemplar Cohort 8 Projects
August 1, 2023

Unloader Knee Brace Service in CMATS East

Sian Crinson Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board This service development proposal aims to address the…
Bevan Exemplar Cohort 8 Projects
August 1, 2023

Ambulance response to people in mental health crisis

Mark Jones & Steve Clarke Welsh Ambulance Services Trust There are around 100,000 mental health…
Bevan Exemplar Cohort 8 Projects
August 1, 2023

Establishment of a dedicated paediatric service to improve provisions for children with rare diseases

Torsten Hildebrandt Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board Rare diseases (RD), defined by an incidence…
Bevan Exemplar Cohort 8 Projects
August 1, 2023

Prehospital Emergency Stroke Care: Bringing early diagnosis and reperfusion therapy to the patient. Getting the right patients to the right place at the right time

Thomas Hirst Emergency Medical Retrieval and Transfer Service (EMRTS) There are an estimated 7,400 cases…
Bevan Exemplar Cohort 8 Projects
August 1, 2023

Eliminating WOORST(Waste Originating from Orthopaedic Surgery for Trauma). Novel model for Day case surgery

Pushkar Prafulla Joshi Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board This project is aimed at developing a…
Bevan Exemplar Cohort 8 Projects
August 1, 2023

Developing and delivering a Sedation Service and Training Centre, University Dental Hospital

Vaseekaran Sivarajasingam Cardiff and Vale University Health Board There is substantial unmet need (estimated 10,200…
Bevan Exemplar Cohort 8 Projects
August 1, 2023

A Multidisciplinary Approach to Support Parental Preparation via the Provision of Antenatal Education Sessions

Emma Adamson Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board Research suggests that antenatal education provides a range…
Bevan Exemplar Cohort 8 Projects
August 1, 2023

A Bridge to Therapy – Brain Injury

Evelyn Gibson Hywel Dda University Health Board Brain Injury and Mental Health – please complete…
Bevan Exemplar Cohort 8 Projects
August 1, 2023

Preventative care, powered by people

Paddy Gardner Haelu working with Hywel Dda University Health Board Background: Hywel Dda UHB and…
Bevan Exemplar Cohort 8 Projects
August 1, 2023

Phone first –Diabetic Foot Emergency Early Triage (DFEET) service within Cardiff and Vale Podiatry

Helen Golledge Cardiff and Vale University Health Board The growing burden of diabetes and its…
Bevan Exemplar Cohort 8 Projects
August 1, 2023

Creatively navigating the complexity of Cellular Pathology diagnostic pathways to consistently deliver a seven day turnaround time for patients

Fiona Thomas Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board The cellular pathology department is unable to…
Bevan Exemplar Cohort 8 Projects
August 1, 2023

Prehab to rehab– Optimising health and wellbeing for individuals with prostate cancer- Integrating the service with primary care

Helen Harries Hywel Dda University Health Board More people are being diagnosed and surviving prostate…
Bevan Exemplar Cohort 8 Projects
August 1, 2023

To develop and pilot a shared decision making tool to support HPV self-sampling online

Helen Munro Hywel Dda University Health Board 160 cases of cervical cancer are diagnosed in…
Bevan Exemplar Cohort 8 Projects
August 1, 2023

Improving patient safety and reducing medicines waste through cluster based post hospital discharge medication reconciliation

Ivana Wong Cardiff and Vale University Health Board Since March 2020 the Cluster Pharmacists at…
Bevan Exemplar Cohort 8 Projects
August 1, 2023

Development of a Community of Practice within General Medicine at Withybush General Hospital

 Janice Cole-Williams Hywel Dda University Health Board The department of General Medicine occupies the majority…
Bevan Exemplar Cohort 8 Projects
August 1, 2023

Speech, Language and Communication (SLC) training for the Early Years workforce

Emily Hoskins Aneurin Bevan University Health Board ABUHB have made a Wales first by employing…
Bevan Exemplar Cohort 8 Projects
August 1, 2023

Improving Asthma Management in Primary School Children in Pembrokeshire

Lucie – Jane Whelan Hughes Hywel Dda University Health Board The North and South Pembrokeshire…
Bevan Exemplar Cohort 8 Projects
August 1, 2023

Developing a single point of referral and clinical pathway for complex lower limb wounds

Melissa Blow Aneurin Bevan University Health Board The cost of lower limb wound management is…
Bevan Exemplar Cohort 8 Projects
August 1, 2023

Aneurin Bevan University Health Board SDEC Referrals from Velindre Cancer Centre (VCC) Treatment Helpline

Kay Wilson Aneurin Bevan University Health Board In Wales, patients in the last year of…
Bevan Exemplar Cohort 8 Projects
August 1, 2023

Establishing enhanced community gynaecology services in a rural healthcare setting Wales

Alan Treharne Hywel Dda University Health Board Introduction Post COVID recovery in gynaecology has received…
Bevan Exemplar Cohort 8 Projects
August 1, 2023

Bringing the five C’s into everyday conversation

Andrea Bevan Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board Aim: To establish a Health Visiting cancer…
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August 1, 2023

Patient equality and skills for life —— Building A better tomorrow

Alex Williams Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board This project aims to provide skills for life…
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August 1, 2023

Display of Vulnerable Children Information to Enable Safeguarding

Andrew Green Digital Health and Care Wales Every safeguarding report into child harm is clear…
Bevan Exemplar Cohort 8 Projects
August 1, 2023

People Powered Wellbeing

Becky Evans Credu Supporting Carers (Powys) The very purpose of the project is to build…
Bevan Exemplar Cohort 8 ProjectsLet's Not Waste Case Study: Workforce
August 1, 2023

Prudent Healthcare and Compassionate Leadership

Anjana Kaur and Sarah Wright Welsh Government/HEIW The rising pressures on NHS Staff and service…
Bevan Exemplar Cohort 8 Projects
August 1, 2023

Virtual Reality Technology in End of Life Care

Carys Stevens Hywel Dda University Health Board The use of virtual reality in palliative and…
Bevan Exemplar Cohort 8 Projects
August 1, 2023

The 100 Stories Project – To Inspire and Influence Systems Change

Christy Hoskings Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board Neurodevelopment Services across Wales are under increasing pressure,…
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August 1, 2023

Batch manufacture of OPAT products by Pharmacy Technical Services

Chris Goodwin Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board OPAT is Outpatient Parenteral Antimicrobial Therapy; this is…
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August 1, 2023

#The Niwrostiwt / Neurostute Recovery College: ‘Tredegarising’ Healthcare 2.0

Daryl Harris and Linda Tremain Aneurin Bevan University Health Board “Implicit in a prudent approach…
Bevan Exemplar Cohort 8 Projects
August 1, 2023

Introduction of a multidisciplinary biopsychosocial assessment to the Level 3 Adult Weight Management Service (AWMS)

Claire Jones and Meryl James Hywel Dda University Health Board Background Individuals’ first appointment within…
Bevan Exemplar Cohort 8 Projects
August 1, 2023

Admissions to Discharge the Medicine Story

Elaine Lewis Cardiff and Vale University Health Board Currently, it is suggested there is significant…
Bevan Exemplar Cohort 8 Projects
August 1, 2023

Enabling Patients in Wales with Haemochromatosis to Donate Blood

Elisabeth Davies Velindre NHS Trust Background Genetic Haemochromatosis (GH) is the most common genetic condition…

Doing things differently for a prudent, sustainable recovery

In 2021/22, the Cohort 7 Exemplars explored ideas and projects aligned with:​

 

  • Using digital and technological solutions to do things differently.
  • Working in different ways and with different people.
  • A different approach to reduce waste and achieve sustainable health and care without harm.
  • Cutting bureaucracy, empowering people and managing shared risks.
  • Developing innovative actions around shared priorities, such as connecting with hard to reach groups.
  • Collaborating to make the most of all skills and resources and doing only what’s needed.
  • Priorities consistent within local organisations and collaborative working.
Bevan Exemplar Cohort 7 Projects
August 1, 2023

Promoting A Healthier Community

Sujatha Thaladi The Mentor Ring and Cardiff and Vale University Health Board A year long…
Bevan Exemplar Cohort 7 Projects
August 1, 2023

Community Pharmacy Mental Health and Wellbeing Project

Laura Lloyd Davies Hywel Dda University Health Board The mental health and wellbeing of the…
Bevan Exemplar Cohort 7 Projects
August 1, 2023

Breath of Fresh Air! Paediatric Respiratory Physiotherapy Outreach Rapid-response Service

Samantha Davies, Mari Powell and Briony Guerin Swansea Bay University Health Board Children and young…
Bevan Exemplar Cohort 7 Projects
August 1, 2023

A Quality Improvement Project in reducing carbon footprint in carpal tunnel surgery

Preetham Kodumuri and Prash Jesudason Betsi Cadawaladr University Health Board Specific information on estimation of…
Bevan Exemplar Cohort 7 Projects
August 1, 2023

Sustaining and protecting spoke sites post centralisation. South EAST Wales VASCULAR Network

Tracey Hutchings Aneurin Bevan University Health Board Vascular disease affects the circulatory systems which includes…
Bevan Exemplar Cohort 7 Projects
August 1, 2023

Exploring Virtual Reality Masks and Mindfulness skills training as a psychological intervention for military veterans on a NHS waiting list for psychological therapy: A Pilot Study

Vanessa Bailey Aneurin Bevan University Health Board Virtual Reality (VR) has a growing evidence base…
Bevan Exemplar Cohort 7 Projects
August 1, 2023

Building bridges between housing and health

Gareth Morgan Hywel Dda University Health Board Despite a compelling evidence-base housing is an important…
Bevan Exemplar Cohort 7 Projects
August 1, 2023

HDUHB Community Pharmacy UTI (Urinary Tract Infections) testing and treatment service

Kelly White, Rachel James and Zoe Kennerley Hywel Dda University Health Board The Project: A…
Bevan Exemplar Cohort 7 Projects
August 1, 2023

Living with Long COVID

Michelle Rigby and Josh Elton Betswi Cadwaladr University Health Board and Mental Health Foundation It…
Bevan Exemplar Cohort 7 Projects
August 1, 2023

VR Mental Health Interventions

Katherine Lewis and Sarah Beauclerk Hywel Dda University Health Board The pandemic has exacerbated pre-existing…
Bevan Exemplar Cohort 7 Projects
August 1, 2023

The sustainable value of analgesics within the NHS: Could adoption of oral pre-operative analgesia reduce the need for IV analgesics?

Sienna Hayes Cardiff and Vale University Health Board Climate change has been defined by the…
Bevan Exemplar Cohort 7 Projects
August 1, 2023

Realigning Secondary Care Community Occupational Therapy Services across the East Integrated Health Community with Primary Care Services

Heather McNaught and Vicky Warburton Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board Historically community occupational therapy referrals…
Bevan Exemplar Cohort 7 Projects
August 1, 2023

Better Utilisation of our Resources to increase Patient Access to Shared Care Haemodialysis and Home Haemodialysis

Helen Jefferies Cardiff and Vale University Health Board Shared Care Haemodialysis supports patients receiving haemodialysis…
Bevan Exemplar Cohort 7 Projects
August 1, 2023

On your Bike!

Anna Pyrtherch Hywel Dda University Health Board Obese children grow into obese adults, with action…
Bevan Exemplar Cohort 7 Projects
August 1, 2023

Cancer related fatigue (CRF): new road map for patients and health care professionals (HCPs)

Jackie Pottle Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board Cancer related fatigue (CRF) affects between 65-90% of…
Bevan Exemplar Cohort 7 Projects
August 1, 2023

Heart Failure Closer to Home: A Community Hub

Karen Hazel Aneurin Bevan University Health Board The proposed project is building on lessons learnt…
Bevan Exemplar Cohort 7 Projects
August 1, 2023

Reaching the ‘hard to reach’

Karen Sankey and Jane Bellis Community Wellness CIC / Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board John's…
Bevan Exemplar Cohort 7 Projects
August 1, 2023

Sonata; incisionless fibroid surgery in outpatients

Anthony Griffiths Cardiff and Vale University Health Board The Project: A new approach to the…
Bevan Exemplar Cohort 7 Projects
August 1, 2023

Compassionate care in challenging times: Growing a peer support network for healthcare colleagues with healthcare staff

Avril Jones Aneurin Bevan University Health Board This project focus is on staff wellbeing to…
Bevan Exemplar Cohort 7 Projects
August 1, 2023

North Wales extension of Nitrous Oxide project

Bruno Cullinan Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board A specific element of the NHS net-zero by…
Bevan Exemplar Cohort 7 Projects
August 1, 2023

An Online Clinical Quality Application: Testing the concept and acceptability for clinicians

Clare Connor Aneurin Bevan University Health Board The musculoskeletal physiotherapy service within Aneurin Bevan University…
Bevan Exemplar Cohort 7 Projects
August 1, 2023

TeleOphthalmology NHS Wales

Ebube Obi Aneurin Bevan University Health Board A significant number of patients cannot be cared…
Bevan Exemplar Cohort 7 Projects
August 1, 2023

TEC-Plus Package: An Advanced Support and Resource Service for Research and Clinical Decisions in Digital Health and Social Care

Gemma Johns Aneurin Bevan University Health Board TEC Cymru have received a significant amount of…
Bevan Exemplar Cohort 7 ProjectsLet's Not Waste Case Study: Workforce
August 1, 2023

Automating Dose Badge Distribution Tracking

George Morris Cardiff and Vale University Health Board The Project: This project aims to implement…
Bevan Exemplar Cohort 7 Projects
August 1, 2023

Visioning a different care workforce in Pembrokeshire

Rachel Gibby Pembrokeshire County Council In Pembrokeshire we are seeing an increase in the need…
Bevan Exemplar Cohort 7 ProjectsLet's Not Waste Case Study: Systems
August 1, 2023

Greener Primary Care Wales Framework and Award Scheme

Angharad Wooldridge, Victoria Hannah, Sian Evans and Huw Williams Public Health Wales Climate change is…
Bevan Exemplar Cohort 7 Projects
August 1, 2023

Fertility Direct

Adnan Bunkheila Swansea Bay University Health Board Traditional referral practices from primary care settings to…
Bevan Exemplar Cohort 7 Projects
August 1, 2023

Cardiac Rehab in my pocket

Andrew Scard Aneurin Bevan University Health Board Cardiac Rehab has traditionally been a Face to…
Bevan Exemplar Cohort 7 Projects
August 1, 2023

The introduction of Rehabilitation Champions within a Community Hospital setting

Rebecca McConnell Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board Holywell Hospital is a community hospital whereby a…
Bevan Exemplar Cohort 7 Projects
August 1, 2023

Mini Move: collaborating towards a better future for children with Physical Disability

Louise Leach, Jennie Christie, Jo Wood, Charlotte Peck, Emma Dyer and Verity Sowden Aneurin Bevan…
Bevan Exemplar Cohort 7 Projects
August 1, 2023

Paediatric virtual urgent care

Pramodh Vallabhaneni Swansea Bay University Health Board Virtual clinics are now well-established health care delivery…
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August 1, 2023

Psychoeducation Programmes for Bipolar Disorder

John Tredget Cardiff and Vale University Health Board Bipolar disorder is a severe mental illness…
Bevan Exemplar Cohort 7 Projects
August 1, 2023

Diagnostic Spirometry Hubs

Natalie Janes and Lloyd Hambridge Aneurin Bevan University Health Board 90% of COPD and Asthma…
Bevan Exemplar Cohort 7 Projects
August 1, 2023

‘Connecting Realities’

Michelle Copeman and Sarah Beauclerk Hywel Dda University Health Board The Covid19 pandemic meant that…
Bevan Exemplar Cohort 7 Projects
August 1, 2023

PLGF Point of Care Test for decision-making in Preeclampsia

Lynda Verghese and Ashwin Ahuja Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board Ambiguities arising out of the…
Bevan Exemplar Cohort 7 Projects
August 1, 2023

Developing an Interdisciplinary One Health Education Package

Marc Davies Public Health Wales “One Health is an integrated, unifying approach that aims to…
Bevan Exemplar Cohort 7 ProjectsLet's Not Waste Case Study: SystemsLet's Not Waste Case Study: Workforce
August 1, 2023

Remote Clinical Pharmacist Rapid Medication Reconciliation

Ruth James Hywel Dda University Health Board There is a significant risk that patient’s medicines…
Bevan Exemplar Cohort 7 Projects
August 1, 2023

CHATTER Programme: Communication Holistic Adjustment Therapy Targeted at Empowering Relatives

Louise Steer Hywel Dda University Health Board The Project: The development of a virtual speech…
Bevan Exemplar Cohort 7 ProjectsLet's Not Waste Case Study: Systems
August 1, 2023

Digital Patient Passport

Lowri Smith Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board The Project: This project was inspired by my…
Bevan Exemplar Cohort 7 Projects
August 1, 2023

Virtual drop-in clinic for Hearing Aid patients

Susannah Goggins Betsi Cadawaladr University Health Board Within the Audiology service, there is a need…
Bevan Exemplar Cohort 7 Projects
August 1, 2023

Patients who ‘Walk with Purpose’: Developing clinical guidance

Sophia Keene Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board The Safe Clean Care campaign during COVID19 pandemic…
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August 1, 2023

A National Occupational Health Service for Primary Care in Wales

Shanti Karupiah Swansea Bay University Health Board The COVID-19 pandemic has been one of the…
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August 1, 2023

A Novel Collaborative Approach to Swallowing, Nutrition and Medication Management using digital technology

Sheiladen Aquino Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board Difficulties with Swallowing (Dysphagia), is significantly prevalent…
Bevan Exemplar Cohort 7 Projects
August 1, 2023

Creating practice learning environments within care homes – increasing student nurse placement capacity

Sarah Kingdom Mills Hywel Dda University Health Board There are approximately 25,088 beds within social…
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Bevan Exemplar Cohort 6 Projects
August 1, 2023

VR and AI technologies enable patients to shape their own cancer treatment

Case Study Velindre Cancer Centre Velindre Cancer Centre’s Bevan Exemplar project is pioneering new ways…
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August 1, 2023

Trauma Ambulatory Care Unit

Oliver Blocker, Ryan Trickett, Kris Prosser and Gillian Edwards Cardiff and Vale University Health Board…
Bevan Exemplar Cohort 6 Projects
August 1, 2023

Early Years Autism Assessment Toolkit and Pathway Project

Shirley Jonathan and Leah Watson Swansea Bay University Health Board Background: On a yearly basis,…
Bevan Exemplar Cohort 6 Projects
August 1, 2023

Digital support for non-clinical staff to promote the use of virtual consultations

Catherine Quarrell and Charles Patterson Powys Teaching Health Board Background: Administrative staff are often the…
Bevan Exemplar Cohort 6 Projects
August 1, 2023

TOCALS MIU Preventative Screening Project for the Frail Elderly Adult

Carly Pridmore Hywel Dda University Health Board Background: The Transfer of Care, Advice Liaison Service…
Bevan Exemplar Cohort 6 Projects
August 1, 2023

The PICC and Midline Virtual Ward: Building a vascular access catheter preservation programme

Mary O'Regan Hywel Dda University Health Board Background: Many hospital and community-based patients receive intravenous…
Bevan Exemplar Cohort 6 Projects
August 1, 2023

Losing Weight with ‘Mind over Food’

Meryl James Hywel Dda University Health Board Background: ‘Mind over Food’ is an 8-week psychotherapeutic…
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August 1, 2023

Secure Services Referral and step down pathway: Managing access to internal and external secure beds

Sherilea Curzon and Kay Isaacs Hywel Dda University Health Board Background: The relationship between the…
Bevan Exemplar Cohort 6 Projects
August 1, 2023

Recovery Through Activity: An Online Occupational Therapy Intervention

Nicky Thomas Hywel Dda University Health Board in partnership with Cardiff University This unique all-Wales project…
Bevan Exemplar Cohort 6 Projects
August 1, 2023

Increasing Time Spent at Home, Well and Independent

Alison Bishop and Meinir Jones (HDUHB), Rhian Dawson (HDUHB and Carmarthenshire County Council) and Martyn…
Bevan Exemplar Cohort 6 Projects
August 1, 2023

The Waiting List Support Service

Mandy Rayani and Mandy Davies  Hywel Dda University Health Board Background: The Covid-19 pandemic has…
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August 1, 2023

PhysioNow: A Digital Physiotherapy Solution

Gary Howe (Connect Health), Zoe Brewster (CTMUHB) and John Davies (HDUHB) Cwm Taf Morgannwg University…
Bevan Exemplar Cohort 6 Projects
August 1, 2023

Children’s SSKIN Matters

Donna Morris,Leah Panniers, Gareth Turtle, Dawn Daniel, Carly Marsh, Bethan Murphy and Susan Reed Cwm…
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August 1, 2023

My Parkinson’s: A Web App

Sarah Page, Stephanie Wells, Chris Thomas, Biju Mohamed, Ruth Lewis-Morton, Tracy Williams, Sandra Mahon, Dr…
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August 1, 2023

Get There Together: a resource to support the people of Wales to access their communities

Natalie Elliott Cardiff and Vale University Health Board This is a National project with multiple…
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August 1, 2023

The Pelvic Health Community Hub

Julie Cornish and Louise Silva Cardiff and Vale University Health Board with Medtronic Interactive Studios…
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August 1, 2023

A Virtual Pain Management Programme for Osteoarthritis Patients Awaiting Surgery

Balasundaram Ramesh, T R Madhusudhan and Deepu Bhasker Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board in partnership…
Bevan Exemplar Cohort 6 Projects
August 1, 2023

Healthy Start vitamins: increasing accessibility for eligible families

Andrea Basu and Sarah Powell-Jones Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board Background: Healthy Start is a…
Bevan Exemplar Cohort 6 Projects
August 1, 2023

Reducing Unnecessary Blood Testing in Intensive Care

Callum Mackay, John Glen and Ffyon Davies Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board Background: Ysbyty Glan…
Bevan Exemplar Cohort 6 Projects
August 1, 2023

Making it easier to get treated for Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs)

Dr Karla Blee, Rory Wilkinson, Tiffiny Lewandowski, Kelly Andrews Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board Background: Early treatment of…
Bevan Exemplar Cohort 6 Projects
August 1, 2023

Validation of Copy-number Detection from Next-generation Sequencing Data

Matthew Lyon, Jade Heath, Sian Morgan, Sheila Palmer-Smith, Ruth Best, Peter Davies, Christopher Anderson and Rachel Butler Cardiff and Vale University…
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August 1, 2023

Improving the counselling and delivery of postnatal contraception

Anu Ajakaiye, Noreen Haque, Maria Kaloudi and Ruth Roberts Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board Background:…
Bevan Exemplar Cohort 6 Projects
August 1, 2023

Domestic Abuse Occupational Therapy: A Project in Response to COVID-19

Lucy Clarke and Kim Jones Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board with Domestic Abuse Safety Unit…
Bevan Exemplar Cohort 6 Projects
August 1, 2023

The F1 Buddy Scheme

Alice Lethbridge and Jenny Allan Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board Background: Becoming a doctor is…
Bevan Exemplar Cohort 6 Projects
August 1, 2023

Chronic pain management resource development and evaluation

Katy Knott, Grevin Jones and Ruth Burgess Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board Background: Individuals accessing…
Bevan Exemplar Cohort 6 Projects
August 1, 2023

The Physiotherapy Diaries: Using coproduction to aid post COVID-19 Outpatient Service Design

Sara James and Mark Knight-Davies Aneurin Bevan University Health Board Background ABUHB (Aneurin Bevan University…
Bevan Exemplar Cohort 6 ProjectsLet's Not Waste Case Study: Energy
August 1, 2023

NHS Green Bees: Bringing environmental action into clinical practice

Tamsyn Cowden Powys Teaching Health Board The need for NHS Green Bees The project came…
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Bevan Exemplar Cohort 5 Projects
August 1, 2023

Byw Bywyd Gyda Phoen – Living Life with Pain: A digital e-learning Pain Management Programme

Ffion John and Alec MacHenry Hywel Dda University Health Board with industry partner, OSP Healthcare…
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August 1, 2023

WIIN: WAST Improvement and Innovation Network Portal

Jacqui Jones, Andeep Chohan and Jonathan Turnbull Ross Welsh Ambulance Services NHS Trust Background: Following…
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August 1, 2023

Grow Well

Isla Horton,  Claire Terry and Karen Pardy Cardiff and Vale University Health Board and Grow…
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August 1, 2023

Pop2Hop the SMART way

Anne-Marie Hutchison Swansea Bay University Health Board with industry partner, Yellow Sub Creative Ltd A…
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August 1, 2023

Bronchiectasis-specific pulmonary rehabilitation

Kayleigh Owen Swansea Bay University Health Board Background: Pulmonary Rehabilitation (PR) is a multidisciplinary programme…
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August 1, 2023

Super-Agers: Transforming the lives of older adults

Andrew Thomas (Bridgend County Borough Council) Bridgend County Borough Council with partners, Cwm Taf Morgannwg…
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August 1, 2023

Making SMART infusion pumps SMARTER

Dianne Burnett, Stephen Farrington and Chris Hopkins Hywel Dda University Health Board with industry partner,…
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August 1, 2023

It’s always too soon to talk, until it’s too late: Advance Care Planning in Powys

Sarah Wheeler Powys Teaching Health Board Background: This project is about facilitating Advance Care Planning…
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August 1, 2023

Integrating Clinical Health Psychology into Carmarthenshire Community Resource Teams

Kate Rhodes Hywel Dda University Health Board Background: One in four Carmarthenshire residents have a…
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August 1, 2023

Evaluating the Value and Impact of Occupational Therapy in Primary Care

Sharon Davies, Nicki Price, Claire Raymond, Jane Moran and Karen Holloway Hywel Dda University Health…
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August 1, 2023

Right People at Right Time: An Innovative Approach to Interstitial Lung Diseases Management

Ruth Williams, Natalie Murray, Joanne Wheeldon and Rebecca Griffiths Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board Background: The Interstitial…
Bevan Exemplar Cohort 5 Projects
August 1, 2023

The ‘Need to Know’ self-management communication tool

Emma Francis Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board  Background: Secondary care mental health patients can…
Bevan Exemplar Cohort 5 Projects
August 1, 2023

Needle in a haystack: Finding the glaucoma patients that are going blind

Wai Siene Ng, James E Morgan, Gareth Bulpin and Sharon Beatty Cardiff and Vale University Health Board…
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August 1, 2023

Foodwise in Pregnancy: Supporting healthy weight gain

Lisa Williams Cardiff and Vale University Health Board with industry partner, Celf Creative Ltd Background:…
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August 1, 2023

GENESIS: Genetic Screening Test For Abnormalities In Suspected Miscarriages

Anna Barrett Cardiff and Vale University Health Board Background: Miscarriage has a devastating impact on…
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August 1, 2023

GENOTIME: Genetic innovation for intellectual disability and developmental delay

Sian Corrin, Jade Heath, Angharad Williams, Erik Waskiewicz, Laura McCluskey, Nia Haines and Jenny Waizeneker Cardiff…
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August 1, 2023

Get up and Dance!

Marianne Seabright Cardiff and Vale University Health Board with Rubicon Dance/Culture Step Background: Many patients…
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August 1, 2023

MAVIS: Let’s talk About Porphyria

Alana Adams Cardiff and Vale University Health Board with Meridian IT Better Conversations, Better Experience &…
Bevan Exemplar Cohort 5 Projects
August 1, 2023

VIVID: Video-supported consent for a Visually-aided, Informed Decision

Ghali Salahia, Richard White, Nimit Goyal and Robyn Davies Cardiff and Vale University Health Board…
Bevan Exemplar Cohort 5 Projects
August 1, 2023

PACE Podiatry: Accessible Care for Everyone

Sally Mogg and Maureen Hillier Cardiff and Vale Health Board Background: Patients who are referred…
Bevan Exemplar Cohort 5 Projects
August 1, 2023

Establishing a Family Wellbeing Service in Primary Care

Sue Wynne, Sara Owen and Sallie France Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board in partnership with North…
Bevan Exemplar Cohort 5 Projects
August 1, 2023

Patient education: Consent for blood transfusion

Joanne Gregory and Stephanie Ditcham Velindre University NHS Trust with WeAreQR and Vale People First This Bevan…
Bevan Exemplar Cohort 5 Projects
August 1, 2023

Building the Foundations of Deaf Mental Healthcare Services with British Sign Language

Anne Silman (BCUHB) with Andrew Mayers (Institute of British Sign Language) and Richard Speight (UNISON)…
Bevan Exemplar Cohort 5 Projects
August 1, 2023

Enabling Primary Care Access to ‘Cancer of Unknown’ Services

Samah Massalha, Anna Mullard, Elaine Hampton and  Dawn Griffiths Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board Background:…
Bevan Exemplar Cohort 5 Projects
August 1, 2023

Enabling people with persistent pain to sleep well

Dilesh Thaker, Hannah Williams and Chris Watson Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board Background: Estimates suggest…
Bevan Exemplar Cohort 5 Projects
August 1, 2023

Making connections to improve environmental sustainability at our hospital

Tom Downs, Lewis Roberts, Gwenllian Rhys and Yasmina Hamdaoui Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board Background: Climate change is…
Bevan Exemplar Cohort 5 Projects
August 1, 2023

Gwent Career College Consortium

Tanya Strange (ABUHB) and Chris Hooper (Torfaen County Borough Council) Aneurin Bevan University Health Board…
Bevan Exemplar Cohort 5 Projects
August 1, 2023

Healthy Help: Enabling people through volunteering

Miranda Thomason Gwent Association of Voluntary Organisations in partnership with Community Connections and Aneurin Bevan…
Bevan Exemplar Cohort 5 Projects
August 1, 2023

Triage with Tele (TWT): early brief intervention for children’s physiotherapy

Sarah Roberts Aneurin Bevan University Health Board Background: Variations in gait (walking pattern), foot posture…
Bevan Exemplar Cohort 5 Projects
August 1, 2023

Reducing end of life hospital admissions from care homes

Ian Jones Aneurin Bevan University Health Board Background: Care home patients are usually elderly and…
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Bevan Exemplar Cohort 4 Projects
August 1, 2023

QR Information Pods: Communicating Digitally with Patients

Shari Cadmore Swansea Bay University Health Board and technology partner, We Are QR This Bevan…
Bevan Exemplar Cohort 4 Projects
August 1, 2023

A collaborative approach to reducing antimicrobial resistance in Hywel Dda

Meryl Davies (HDUHB) and Jo McCarthy (PHW) Hywel Dda University Health Board with Public Health…
Bevan Exemplar Cohort 4 Projects
August 1, 2023

Formulation skills to support the co-production of mental health treatment for young people

Euan Hails, Menna Brown, Alice E. Hoon Aneurin Bevan University Health Board This Bevan Exemplar project introduced…
Bevan Exemplar Cohort 4 Projects
August 1, 2023

Improving Safeguarding Practice: Peer Support Groups in Primary Care

Rowena Christmas Aneurin Bevan University Health Board This Bevan Exemplar project developed a multidisciplinary peer…
Bevan Exemplar Cohort 4 Projects
August 1, 2023

Delivering Education on the Safety of Long-Term Steroid Therapy

M A Adlan, Ishrat Khan, Kate Gounds, LD Premawardhana, Julie Scattergood, Carol Thomas Aneurin Bevan…
Bevan Exemplar Cohort 4 Projects
August 1, 2023

A minimally invasive treatment for enlarged prostate

Hrishi Joshi Cardiff and Vale University Health Board This Bevan Exemplar Project introduced UroLift as…
Bevan Exemplar Cohort 4 Projects
August 1, 2023

Improving early detection of Atrial Fibrillation: Developing the role of Prescribing Pharmacists

Gethin Morgan (CVUHB) Cardiff and Vale University Health Board and Alivecor UK This Bevan Exemplar…
Bevan Exemplar Cohort 4 Projects
August 1, 2023

Intergenerational falls awareness sessions in primary schools

Oliver Williams Cardiff and Vale University Health Board This Bevan Exemplar project created a partnership…
Bevan Exemplar Cohort 4 Projects
August 1, 2023

Realising cost savings and efficiencies through co-production

Lee McAlea, Steph Taylor and Gareth Lloyd Welsh Ambulance Services NHS Trust This Bevan Exemplar project brought…
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Bevan Exemplar Cohort 3 Projects
August 1, 2023

Using video conferencing to extend the benefits of pulmonary rehabilitation to rural communities

Michelle Dunning and Keir Lewis with participants, Rebekah Mills Bennett,  Carol-Anne Davies, Lisa Butler, Trystan…
Bevan Exemplar Cohort 3 Projects
August 1, 2023

Providing palliative care for heart failure patients at home

Clea Atkinson, Zaheer Yousef, Sian Hughes and Victor Sim Cardiff and Vale University Health Board…
Bevan Exemplar Cohort 3 Projects
August 1, 2023

Developing a new NHS role to better manage nutrition in nursing homes

 Jo Gamba, Rhiannon Edwards, Rhiannon Parker and Rhian Wilyeo Abertawe Bro Morgannwg University Health Board…
Bevan Exemplar Cohort 3 Projects
August 1, 2023

Improving access to palliative radiotherapy for cancer patients through a new specialist role

Christine Sillman Abertawe Bro Morgannwg University Health Board This Bevan Exemplar project introduced a new…
Bevan Exemplar Cohort 3 Projects
August 1, 2023

Using mathematical modelling to schedule dialysis treatment effectively

Dafydd James, Debbie Hopkins (ABMUHB) and Daniel Gartner (Cardiff University) Abertawe Bro Morgannwg University Health…
Bevan Exemplar Cohort 3 Projects
August 1, 2023

Tackling the medical workforce recruitment crisis by engaging with local communities

Paul Edwards, Beverly Davies (ABUHB) and Guy Lacey (Coleg Gwent) Aneurin Bevan University Health Board…
Bevan Exemplar Cohort 3 Projects
August 1, 2023

The big difference of small weight losses: creating a digital solution for patients with obesity

 Doris Behrens, Enzo Di Battista (ABUHB) and Daniel Gartner (Cardiff University) Aneurin Bevan University Health…
Bevan Exemplar Cohort 3 Projects
August 1, 2023

Using a ‘Stonebreaker’ to tackle salivary stones for the first time in Wales

Simon D. Jones (ABUHB) and Miles Williams (Cook Medical) Aneurin Bevan University Health Board with…
Bevan Exemplar Cohort 3 Projects
August 1, 2023

Caring for ‘nobody’s patient’

Tony Downes Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board A Bevan Exemplar initiative led by Dr Tony…
Bevan Exemplar Cohort 3 Projects
August 1, 2023

Total knee replacement through day admission surgery

Balasundaram Ramesh, S Shenoy and Evan Moore (BCUHB) Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board with industry…
Bevan Exemplar Cohort 3 Projects
August 1, 2023

Delivering vital eye care out-of-hours through telecommunications technology

Claire Morton, Tony David, Andy Stott, Divya Mathews, Alexander Chiu, Conor Lyons and Adonis El…
Bevan Exemplar Cohort 3 Projects
August 1, 2023

Sharing best practice across the UK for health-based youth work

Shaun Thomas Cardiff and Vale University Health Board This Bevan Exemplar project is developing an…
Bevan Exemplar Cohort 3 Projects
August 1, 2023

A cluster-based toolkit to recruit and retain GPs

Chris Bryant Cardiff and Vale University Health Board This Bevan Exemplar project brought together a…
Bevan Exemplar Cohort 3 Projects
August 1, 2023

Using technology to remind vulnerable people to drink enough water in hospital

Rebecca Thomas, Karen Morgan and Sarah Davies Cwm Taf University Health Board and industry partner,…
Bevan Exemplar Cohort 3 Projects
August 1, 2023

Creating a self-management app for patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Rachel Gemine, Ian Bond, Phil Groom, David Taylor and Keir Lewis Hywel Dda University Health…
Bevan Exemplar Cohort 3 Projects
August 1, 2023

Providing holistic care to enable people with dementia to lead fulfilled lives

Debra Llewellyn, Julia Wilkinson and Alison Watkins Carmarthenshire County Council with industry partner, Delta Wellbeing…
Bevan Exemplar Cohort 3 Projects
August 1, 2023

Enabling people with COPD to take control of their condition through a mobile app

Andrew Colwill and Powys Teaching Health Board with specialist partner, My mHealth Limited This Bevan…
Bevan Exemplar Cohort 3 Projects
August 1, 2023

Be Here, Be Clear

An approach to support parents to develop responsive interactions to support children with language development…
Bevan Exemplar Cohort 3 Projects
August 1, 2023

Providing a local serial casting service for children and young people in Powys

Ellen Thompson Powys Teaching Health Board This Bevan Exemplar project provided treatment locally to improve…
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Bevan Exemplar Cohort 2 Projects
August 1, 2023

Waiting in Pain? Access to Palliative Radiotherapy

Steve Hill Velindre NHS Trust Context: Imagine: You have been diagnosed with cancer, and then…
Bevan Exemplar Cohort 2 Projects
August 1, 2023

Taking a STANCE on Patient Education

Angela Jones Cardiff & Vale University Health Board Aim: To provide foot health education and…
Bevan Exemplar Cohort 2 Projects
August 1, 2023

Community Paramedic Pilot: A Safe, Sustainable and Shared Alternative to an Accident and Emergency Partnership Approach

Roger John and Gwen Kohler Welsh Ambulance Service NHS Trust Scope: A joint initiative instigated…
Bevan Exemplar Cohort 2 Projects
August 1, 2023

Supporting Cancer Services in Primary Care

Elise Lang Velindre NHS Trust Context: 1 in 2 people are expected to develop cancer…
Bevan Exemplar Cohort 2 Projects
August 1, 2023

Catching Children’s Continence

Jennifer Walsh Powys Teaching Health Board Context: NICE estimate 900,000 children and young people suffer…
Bevan Exemplar Cohort 2 Projects
August 1, 2023

Transforming Ward-based Dementia Care

Amy Uren Cwm Taf University Health Board Aim: We must make sure that people living…
Bevan Exemplar Cohort 2 Projects
August 1, 2023

Good News 4 Home

Chris Peter Subbe Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board Context: Can I go home? Will I…
Bevan Exemplar Cohort 2 Projects
August 1, 2023

Tackling Inequalities Together: BCUHB Leading from Front

Glynne Roberts Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board Context: In North Wales, over 80,000 people live…
Bevan Exemplar Cohort 2 Projects
August 1, 2023

A Rubbish Project: Recycling Innovation

Peter White and Chris Davies Aneurin Bevan University Health Board Aim: We aim to divert…
Bevan Exemplar Cohort 2 Projects
August 1, 2023

Reducing Medicines Waste in Care Homes

David Minton, Anne Sprackling, John Dicomidis Aneurin Bevan University Health Board Aim: To reduce medicines…
Bevan Exemplar Cohort 2 Projects
August 1, 2023

The Gold Standard Approach to Medicines Homecare

Reuben Morgan Abertawe Bro Morgannwg University Health Board Aim: Medicines HomeCare is a service of…
Bevan Exemplar Cohort 2 Projects
August 1, 2023

Closing Information Loop for Home Dialysis

Dafydd James Abertawe Bro Morgannwg University Health Board Scope: The South West Wales home nocturnal…
Bevan Exemplar Cohort 2 Projects
August 1, 2023

App to support Community Dementia Triage

Clive Thomas Abertawe Bro Morgannwg University Health Board Scope: The Community Dementia Support Teams in…
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Bevan Exemplar Cohort 1 Projects
August 1, 2023

Using Health Psychology to Improve Adherence with Medicines

Martin Davies (CTUHB), Emma Williams (CTUHB) and Anne Hinchliffe (PHW) Cwm Taf University Health Board…
Bevan Exemplar Cohort 1 Projects
August 1, 2023

Advancing Healthcare: Patient Pathway Transformation (Carpal Tunnel)

Catrin Hawthorn Hywel Dda University Health Board A Therapy-led Carpal Tunnel Clinic in a primary…
Bevan Exemplar Cohort 1 Projects
August 1, 2023

Sleep Apnoea Project

Owen Hughes, Valmai Davies and Kara Price Powys Teaching Health Board and Phillips Healthcare Clinical Respiratory Service…
Bevan Exemplar Cohort 1 Projects
August 1, 2023

Complexity Thinking in Healthcare Associated infections (HCAI)

Mike Simmons and Sharon Daniel Hywel Dda University Health Board Hywel Dda University Health Board (HDUHB)…
Bevan Exemplar Cohort 1 Projects
August 1, 2023

Integrated Health and Social Care Support Worker Project

Rhian Dawson, Linda Williams, Victoria Prendiville, Sian Fox, Sarah Cameron, Gail Jones, Teresa Williams, Linda…
Bevan Exemplar Cohort 1 Projects
August 1, 2023

3M SpotOn Core Temperature Monitoring System

Richard Hughes, Shahood Ali (CAVUHB) and Kevin Robinson (3M Ltd) Cardiff and Vale University Health…
Bevan Exemplar Cohort 1 Projects
August 1, 2023

The CAMPCO Project

Prof Keith Harding, Maureen Fallon, Michael Clark & Kirsty Mahoney (Cardiff and Vale UHB, Wound…
Bevan Exemplar Cohort 1 Projects
August 1, 2023

Postcards: Because We Care

Annie Llewellyn Davies Aneurin Bevan University Health Board In the United Kingdom, deliberate self harm…
Bevan Exemplar Cohort 1 Projects
August 1, 2023

Traditional vs Conventional Decontamination Methods with Cystoscopy

Samantha Murray and Julie Rees (ABUHB) and Jo Wilkinson (Genesis Medical LTD) Aneurin Bevan University…
Bevan Exemplar Cohort 1 Projects
August 1, 2023

Calculating Fracture Risk in Spinal Metastases using fineSA® MRI Technology

Iona Collins, Richard Hugtenburg, Yuzhi Cai, Paola Griffiths, Amanda Davies and John Wagstaff Abertawe Bro…
Bevan Exemplar Cohort 1 Projects
August 1, 2023

The Morriston Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation (TAVI)

Dave Smith, Alex Chase, Anwen Jenkins, Pankaj Kumar and Aprim Youhana Abertawe Bro Morgannwg University…
Bevan Exemplar Cohort 1 Projects
August 1, 2023

The Big Fight Campaign

Phillip Routledge, Rhys Howell, Debra Woolley, Janice Price and Christine Woods Abertawe Bro Morgannwg University…