Imperial Health Charity

Who they support

Imperial Health Charity helps our hospitals do more through grants, arts, volunteering and fundraising. Supporting the five London hospitals of Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, we fund major redevelopments, research and medical equipment, manage a vibrant art collection and run a dynamic hospital volunteering programme - above and beyond what the NHS can do on its own.

  • The average annual spending of grantees has been £550,482
  • The average age of charities supported has been 14 years.

http://www.imperialcharity.org.uk/

info@imperialcharity.org.uk

02038579840

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5 Merchant Square
London
W2 1AY


Charity registered in England & Wales, No: 1166084
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Analysis of Grants Made
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In this period 353 donations have been made totalling £10,048,773 to 22 organisations

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Growth in Spending
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Main Overlaps with other Grant Makers ?
By ValueBy Number
The National Lottery Community Fund 3% 68%
City Bridge Trust 2% 41%
Lloyds Bank Foundation for England and Wales 2% 41%
The Henry Smith Charity 1% 18%
DCMS 1% 27%
The Tudor Trust 1% 18%
Sport England 1% 18%
John Lyon's Charity 1% 23%
Garfield Weston Foundation 1% 18%
London Catalyst 1% 14%
Sole supporter: 23% by number, 96% by value.
Individual Grants Made
When Amount Annual
Spending
Grantee To be used for
30/03/2022 £1,851 IMPERIAL COLLEGE HEALTHCARE NHS TRUST £10K donation from Richard Girling to be used for staff wellbeing across the WCC division.
30/03/2022 £91 IMPERIAL COLLEGE HEALTHCARE NHS TRUST Boxes for mothers who have to be on the children's wards at SMH on Mother's Day
23/03/2022 £100 INDIVIDUAL RECIPIENT Funding is available to support patients (and their families) facing severe financial difficulty as a result of being treated in one of the Trust’s hospitals (Charing Cross, Hammersmith, Queen Charlotte's & Chelsea, St Mary and Western Eye). Support is available for both in and out patients, and their families to cover the cost of transport, accommodation, funeral expenses and basic essential items like clothes and personal hygiene for babies, children and adults.
17/03/2022 £450 INDIVIDUAL RECIPIENT Funding is available to support patients (and their families) facing severe financial difficulty as a result of being treated in one of the Trust’s hospitals (Charing Cross, Hammersmith, Queen Charlotte's & Chelsea, St Mary and Western Eye). Support is available for both in and out patients, and their families to cover the cost of transport, accommodation, funeral expenses and basic essential items like clothes and personal hygiene for babies, children and adults.
17/03/2022 £650 INDIVIDUAL RECIPIENT Funding is available to support patients (and their families) facing severe financial difficulty as a result of being treated in one of the Trust’s hospitals (Charing Cross, Hammersmith, Queen Charlotte's & Chelsea, St Mary and Western Eye). Support is available for both in and out patients, and their families to cover the cost of transport, accommodation, funeral expenses and basic essential items like clothes and personal hygiene for babies, children and adults.
14/03/2022 £800 INDIVIDUAL RECIPIENT Funding is available to support patients (and their families) facing severe financial difficulty as a result of being treated in one of the Trust’s hospitals (Charing Cross, Hammersmith, Queen Charlotte's & Chelsea, St Mary and Western Eye). Support is available for both in and out patients, and their families to cover the cost of transport, accommodation, funeral expenses and basic essential items like clothes and personal hygiene for babies, children and adults.
14/03/2022 £600 INDIVIDUAL RECIPIENT Funding is available to support patients (and their families) facing severe financial difficulty as a result of being treated in one of the Trust’s hospitals (Charing Cross, Hammersmith, Queen Charlotte's & Chelsea, St Mary and Western Eye). Support is available for both in and out patients, and their families to cover the cost of transport, accommodation, funeral expenses and basic essential items like clothes and personal hygiene for babies, children and adults.
10/03/2022 £10,000 IMPERIAL COLLEGE HEALTHCARE NHS TRUST To refurbish 8 South, CXH and create a new space for elderly patients living with dementia and improve patient experience. Patients with cognitive impairment often find stays in hospital extremely unsettling. Caring for these patients is more intensive and challenging for staff. Working in collaboration with the IHC arts team, the ICHT dementia team and patients, the artist will create a calming, thoughtful and beautiful environment. Artworks will be placed throughout the unit, they will support wayfinding within the ward and also create unique bed identifiers. Staff will be empowered to offer positive distractions which in turn will lead to better patient care. The funding will pay for the artist fee and all installation costs. The project will feature on the Charity’s webpages and in their news items.
10/03/2022 £10,000 IMPERIAL COLLEGE HEALTHCARE NHS TRUST To put up artworks in the corridor that links the main lifts to the ED at CXH, which is currently one of the busiest hospital streets at the Trust. Historically the art collection has installed artworks in this space, however due to the dimensions of the corridor these artworks have been consistently knocked off the walls and damaged. Therefore, the only type of artworks that can be considered would be vinyl wall coverings. Some of the most unwell patients will use this corridor to be moved from the ED to theatre, wards and for further clinical investigations. The artworks will be located on the upper part of the wall (above the cladding) so that patients in beds will benefit as well as those walking or in wheel chairs. The project will be delivered in collaboration with IHC's arts team and ICHT. A commissioned artist will create a design that works along the whole length of the corridor.
10/03/2022 £5,000 IMPERIAL COLLEGE HEALTHCARE NHS TRUST To support ICHT's new inclusion health service that provides more tailored, integrated support for patients who are experiencing homelessness. Learning from other Trusts, a modest non-pay budget for items needed on discharge will mean homeless patients have a better chance of leaving hospital feeling confident, supported and better able manage the days ahead. The grant will purchase an initial supply of quality warm winter clothing and footwear to safely discharge and reduce the risk of hypothermia, and establish two petty cash funds (initially £250 each) - one to be held by the emergency department and one to be held by the inclusion health team to purchase small items such as bus tickets, mobile phone credit and toiletries etc. The grant swill be equally split between the two departments (led by Elizabeth Wordsworth, Integrated Discharged Hub Lead, and Georgia Mather-McCaw, Junior Clinical Fellow in Emergency Medicine). The project will be promoted through the use of posters, internal communications via the intranet and divisional newsletters and through ward and departmental visits.
10/03/2022 £6,500 IMPERIAL COLLEGE HEALTHCARE NHS TRUST To support the refurbishment of the paediatric allergy unit (PAU) for patients undergoing daytime assessments for serious allergies. The children stay on the unit for at least 5 hours and sometimes the whole day. During this time they and their parents are often extremely anxious and often feel unwell during the tests which are completed for allergic reactions. The unit is currently painted in a bland cream colour and has only artificial light in the main area. For infection control reasons there are no toys and there is very little entertainment or distraction. The team receives very good feedback for the care, however, the bland, unappealing environment is a frequent complaint. The planned artwork will be located on the large back wall of the unit. The project, a collaboration between IHC's arts team and PAU, will work with an artist to create an engaging and interactive artwork. The commission will bring lots of colour to the currently very bland space and be enticing for children - helping them to forget the main reason they're there.
10/03/2022 £10,000 IMPERIAL COLLEGE HEALTHCARE NHS TRUST To support a project that aims to explore overlooked stories and histories at ICHT, working with the Trust archives. IHC arts team and ICHT's Equality, Diversity and Inclusion team will work with artist, Joy Gregory to unlock undocumented stories, working with long term patients and staff through creative workshops. In particular, Gregory will explore the buildings across ICHT, drawing out stories which are rooted in the site. The project will directly engage with staff and long-term patients, inviting them to contribute their stories and experiences. This will take place through scheduled workshops. The project will result in an onsite exhibition which will tour the three exhibition sites. This will engage with thousands of hospital visitors over the course of a year. The project will take place in person and online, depending on Covid-19 restrictions.
09/03/2022 £619 INDIVIDUAL RECIPIENT Funding is available to support patients (and their families) facing severe financial difficulty as a result of being treated in one of the Trust’s hospitals (Charing Cross, Hammersmith, Queen Charlotte's & Chelsea, St Mary and Western Eye). Support is available for both in and out patients, and their families to cover the cost of transport, accommodation, funeral expenses and basic essential items like clothes and personal hygiene for babies, children and adults.
08/03/2022 £1,000 INDIVIDUAL RECIPIENT Funding is available to support patients (and their families) facing severe financial difficulty as a result of being treated in one of the Trust’s hospitals (Charing Cross, Hammersmith, Queen Charlotte's & Chelsea, St Mary and Western Eye). Support is available for both in and out patients, and their families to cover the cost of transport, accommodation, funeral expenses and basic essential items like clothes and personal hygiene for babies, children and adults.
07/03/2022 £425 INDIVIDUAL RECIPIENT Funding is available to support patients (and their families) facing severe financial difficulty as a result of being treated in one of the Trust’s hospitals (Charing Cross, Hammersmith, Queen Charlotte's & Chelsea, St Mary and Western Eye). Support is available for both in and out patients, and their families to cover the cost of transport, accommodation, funeral expenses and basic essential items like clothes and personal hygiene for babies, children and adults.
07/03/2022 £415 INDIVIDUAL RECIPIENT Funding is available to support patients (and their families) facing severe financial difficulty as a result of being treated in one of the Trust’s hospitals (Charing Cross, Hammersmith, Queen Charlotte's & Chelsea, St Mary and Western Eye). Support is available for both in and out patients, and their families to cover the cost of transport, accommodation, funeral expenses and basic essential items like clothes and personal hygiene for babies, children and adults.
04/03/2022 £850 INDIVIDUAL RECIPIENT Funding is available to support patients (and their families) facing severe financial difficulty as a result of being treated in one of the Trust’s hospitals (Charing Cross, Hammersmith, Queen Charlotte's & Chelsea, St Mary and Western Eye). Support is available for both in and out patients, and their families to cover the cost of transport, accommodation, funeral expenses and basic essential items like clothes and personal hygiene for babies, children and adults.
04/03/2022 £298 INDIVIDUAL RECIPIENT Funding is available to support patients (and their families) facing severe financial difficulty as a result of being treated in one of the Trust’s hospitals (Charing Cross, Hammersmith, Queen Charlotte's & Chelsea, St Mary and Western Eye). Support is available for both in and out patients, and their families to cover the cost of transport, accommodation, funeral expenses and basic essential items like clothes and personal hygiene for babies, children and adults.
01/03/2022 £500 INDIVIDUAL RECIPIENT Funding is available to support patients (and their families) facing severe financial difficulty as a result of being treated in one of the Trust’s hospitals (Charing Cross, Hammersmith, Queen Charlotte's & Chelsea, St Mary and Western Eye). Support is available for both in and out patients, and their families to cover the cost of transport, accommodation, funeral expenses and basic essential items like clothes and personal hygiene for babies, children and adults.
28/02/2022 £104,324 IMPERIAL COLLEGE HEALTHCARE NHS TRUST This innovative piece of equipment will enable our surgical team, to perform a life-saving surgical technique, known as the Sentinel lymph node technique, for women with ovarian cancer. This method reduces long-term suffering and morbidity for women, as the device enables surgeons to operate using a pinpoint system that provides real-time fluorescence imaging to target and remove the main lymph node that is cancerous. In addition, this tool will enable the team to conduct and participate in research in all novel surgical trials with lymph node assessment
28/02/2022 £87,830 IMPERIAL COLLEGE HEALTHCARE NHS TRUST Preterm birth (PTB) occurs in 1 in 10 pregnancies, equating to 60,000 babies in the UK and 15 million babies world-wide. It is the leading cause of handicap and childhood death under the age of five. There are global (Millennium Development Goal) and national (Department of Health) initiatives to reduce the rates of preterm birth. Despite this, there have been no impactful advances in understanding the mechanisms underpinning preterm birth, or any significant advances in either predictive tools or preventative strategies in the 21st century. The project I am leading over the next five years will develop a deep understanding of how and why the immune response becomes dysregulated in women with certain types of the vaginal microbiome.
25/02/2022 £300 INDIVIDUAL RECIPIENT Funding is available to support patients (and their families) facing severe financial difficulty as a result of being treated in one of the Trust’s hospitals (Charing Cross, Hammersmith, Queen Charlotte's & Chelsea, St Mary and Western Eye). Support is available for both in and out patients, and their families to cover the cost of transport, accommodation, funeral expenses and basic essential items like clothes and personal hygiene for babies, children and adults.
22/02/2022 £406 INDIVIDUAL RECIPIENT Funding is available to support patients (and their families) facing severe financial difficulty as a result of being treated in one of the Trust’s hospitals (Charing Cross, Hammersmith, Queen Charlotte's & Chelsea, St Mary and Western Eye). Support is available for both in and out patients, and their families to cover the cost of transport, accommodation, funeral expenses and basic essential items like clothes and personal hygiene for babies, children and adults.
21/02/2022 £350 INDIVIDUAL RECIPIENT Funding is available to support patients (and their families) facing severe financial difficulty as a result of being treated in one of the Trust’s hospitals (Charing Cross, Hammersmith, Queen Charlotte's & Chelsea, St Mary and Western Eye). Support is available for both in and out patients, and their families to cover the cost of transport, accommodation, funeral expenses and basic essential items like clothes and personal hygiene for babies, children and adults.
11/02/2022 £120 INDIVIDUAL RECIPIENT Funding is available to support patients (and their families) facing severe financial difficulty as a result of being treated in one of the Trust’s hospitals (Charing Cross, Hammersmith, Queen Charlotte's & Chelsea, St Mary and Western Eye). Support is available for both in and out patients, and their families to cover the cost of transport, accommodation, funeral expenses and basic essential items like clothes and personal hygiene for babies, children and adults.
09/02/2022 £700 INDIVIDUAL RECIPIENT Funding is available to support patients (and their families) facing severe financial difficulty as a result of being treated in one of the Trust’s hospitals (Charing Cross, Hammersmith, Queen Charlotte's & Chelsea, St Mary and Western Eye). Support is available for both in and out patients, and their families to cover the cost of transport, accommodation, funeral expenses and basic essential items like clothes and personal hygiene for babies, children and adults.
08/02/2022 £650 INDIVIDUAL RECIPIENT Funding is available to support patients (and their families) facing severe financial difficulty as a result of being treated in one of the Trust’s hospitals (Charing Cross, Hammersmith, Queen Charlotte's & Chelsea, St Mary and Western Eye). Support is available for both in and out patients, and their families to cover the cost of transport, accommodation, funeral expenses and basic essential items like clothes and personal hygiene for babies, children and adults.
08/02/2022 £800 INDIVIDUAL RECIPIENT Funding is available to support patients (and their families) facing severe financial difficulty as a result of being treated in one of the Trust’s hospitals (Charing Cross, Hammersmith, Queen Charlotte's & Chelsea, St Mary and Western Eye). Support is available for both in and out patients, and their families to cover the cost of transport, accommodation, funeral expenses and basic essential items like clothes and personal hygiene for babies, children and adults.
08/02/2022 £950 INDIVIDUAL RECIPIENT Funding is available to support patients (and their families) facing severe financial difficulty as a result of being treated in one of the Trust’s hospitals (Charing Cross, Hammersmith, Queen Charlotte's & Chelsea, St Mary and Western Eye). Support is available for both in and out patients, and their families to cover the cost of transport, accommodation, funeral expenses and basic essential items like clothes and personal hygiene for babies, children and adults.
07/02/2022 £617 INDIVIDUAL RECIPIENT Funding is available to support patients (and their families) facing severe financial difficulty as a result of being treated in one of the Trust’s hospitals (Charing Cross, Hammersmith, Queen Charlotte's & Chelsea, St Mary and Western Eye). Support is available for both in and out patients, and their families to cover the cost of transport, accommodation, funeral expenses and basic essential items like clothes and personal hygiene for babies, children and adults.
03/02/2022 £7,767 IMPERIAL COLLEGE HEALTHCARE NHS TRUST Mixture of items for children's services across the Trust paid for from the Time for Play Appeal 2021/22
03/02/2022 £3,500 IMPERIAL COLLEGE HEALTHCARE NHS TRUST Mixture of items for elderly wards from funds raised in Winter Appeal 20/21
31/01/2022 £850 INDIVIDUAL RECIPIENT Funding is available to support patients (and their families) facing severe financial difficulty as a result of being treated in one of the Trust’s hospitals (Charing Cross, Hammersmith, Queen Charlotte's & Chelsea, St Mary and Western Eye). Support is available for both in and out patients, and their families to cover the cost of transport, accommodation, funeral expenses and basic essential items like clothes and personal hygiene for babies, children and adults.
28/01/2022 £550 INDIVIDUAL RECIPIENT Funding is available to support patients (and their families) facing severe financial difficulty as a result of being treated in one of the Trust’s hospitals (Charing Cross, Hammersmith, Queen Charlotte's & Chelsea, St Mary and Western Eye). Support is available for both in and out patients, and their families to cover the cost of transport, accommodation, funeral expenses and basic essential items like clothes and personal hygiene for babies, children and adults.
28/01/2022 £350 INDIVIDUAL RECIPIENT Funding is available to support patients (and their families) facing severe financial difficulty as a result of being treated in one of the Trust’s hospitals (Charing Cross, Hammersmith, Queen Charlotte's & Chelsea, St Mary and Western Eye). Support is available for both in and out patients, and their families to cover the cost of transport, accommodation, funeral expenses and basic essential items like clothes and personal hygiene for babies, children and adults.
28/01/2022 £650 INDIVIDUAL RECIPIENT Funding is available to support patients (and their families) facing severe financial difficulty as a result of being treated in one of the Trust’s hospitals (Charing Cross, Hammersmith, Queen Charlotte's & Chelsea, St Mary and Western Eye). Support is available for both in and out patients, and their families to cover the cost of transport, accommodation, funeral expenses and basic essential items like clothes and personal hygiene for babies, children and adults.
28/01/2022 £650 INDIVIDUAL RECIPIENT Funding is available to support patients (and their families) facing severe financial difficulty as a result of being treated in one of the Trust’s hospitals (Charing Cross, Hammersmith, Queen Charlotte's & Chelsea, St Mary and Western Eye). Support is available for both in and out patients, and their families to cover the cost of transport, accommodation, funeral expenses and basic essential items like clothes and personal hygiene for babies, children and adults.
26/01/2022 £650 INDIVIDUAL RECIPIENT Funding is available to support patients (and their families) facing severe financial difficulty as a result of being treated in one of the Trust’s hospitals (Charing Cross, Hammersmith, Queen Charlotte's & Chelsea, St Mary and Western Eye). Support is available for both in and out patients, and their families to cover the cost of transport, accommodation, funeral expenses and basic essential items like clothes and personal hygiene for babies, children and adults.
19/01/2022 £9,977 IMPERIAL COLLEGE HEALTHCARE NHS TRUST Towards 9 West, CXH patient dayroom refurbishment. 9 West is a specialist 15 bedded neuro- rehabilitation unit with patients who have complex neurological conditions. Many of our patient experience severe physical and cognitive difficulties after their injuries. Patients live on our unit for up to 12 weeks. The project is to renovate the day room space and create an environment to improve patients' independence and clinical outcome. The space will offer opportunities for cognitive stimulation to aid cognitive recovery and provide patients with an opportunity to access soothing activities in order to help them to self-manage any mental health difficulties which are common for people with neurological conditions. It would also provide a space for patients to meet with their family and friends, helping to maintain their support networks. The room would be modified to include, e.g. TV and games console, comfortable seating, pleasant furnishing, books and games, modern and aesthetically pleasing decoration, etc.
19/01/2022 £340 IMPERIAL COLLEGE HEALTHCARE NHS TRUST Towards Hearing Amplifiers for hard-of-hearing patients for CXH Elderly Medicine wards - 8 south and 8 West. Often, patients who are hard of hearing forget to bring their hearing aids into hospital or they may get mislaid when patients are being transferred between wards. For deaf elderly patients, this can impact their hospital experience, be disorientating and potentially contribute to any confusion. Hearing amplifiers are headphones that augment any surrounding noise/conversations. Patients will thus be able to hear explanations of their treatment and care.
19/01/2022 £800 IMPERIAL COLLEGE HEALTHCARE NHS TRUST Seeking £800.05 towards developing emergency engagements for Psychiatry for SMH's ED. Patients are regularly waiting between 24 and 48 hours for beds, and often arrived without mobile phones or hygiene products. The project will include sensory toys, distraction tools, herbal tea bags, books and puzzles, and basic hygiene products etc. to help patients to pass the time, ground them to reality, distract them from distressing thoughts, and facilitate therapeutic relationships between patients and staff. Other items include laminated information regarding resources available and information about their ED stay to manage expectation, and guidance for staff. e.g. brief risk assessment information.
18/01/2022 £650 INDIVIDUAL RECIPIENT Funding is available to support patients (and their families) facing severe financial difficulty as a result of being treated in one of the Trust’s hospitals (Charing Cross, Hammersmith, Queen Charlotte's & Chelsea, St Mary and Western Eye). Support is available for both in and out patients, and their families to cover the cost of transport, accommodation, funeral expenses and basic essential items like clothes and personal hygiene for babies, children and adults.
18/01/2022 £500 INDIVIDUAL RECIPIENT Funding is available to support patients (and their families) facing severe financial difficulty as a result of being treated in one of the Trust’s hospitals (Charing Cross, Hammersmith, Queen Charlotte's & Chelsea, St Mary and Western Eye). Support is available for both in and out patients, and their families to cover the cost of transport, accommodation, funeral expenses and basic essential items like clothes and personal hygiene for babies, children and adults.
14/01/2022 £2,000 IMPERIAL COLLEGE HEALTHCARE NHS TRUST ICHT are seeking £2,000 towards dedicating a week to focusing on key actions, improvements and team working to help solve operational challenges and improve the way care flows through our hospitals. Between Sunday 23 January and Saturday 29 January we’ll be prioritising ‘flow’. Each site will have a silver and bronze team and be supported by identified site leads and ward liaison officers. They would like to recognise and celebrate individuals and teams who are recognised as providing exception (above and beyond) patient care for each day at each site during the week We want to provide visible recognition to raise awareness of the week. Project to be delivered by core team within the operations function across the trust. Prizes for staff for each, such as trophies and boxes of chocolates. Raise awareness of the week Better Together badges.
10/01/2022 £350 INDIVIDUAL RECIPIENT Funding is available to support patients (and their families) facing severe financial difficulty as a result of being treated in one of the Trust’s hospitals (Charing Cross, Hammersmith, Queen Charlotte's & Chelsea, St Mary and Western Eye). Support is available for both in and out patients, and their families to cover the cost of transport, accommodation, funeral expenses and basic essential items like clothes and personal hygiene for babies, children and adults.
04/01/2022 £350 INDIVIDUAL RECIPIENT Funding is available to support patients (and their families) facing severe financial difficulty as a result of being treated in one of the Trust’s hospitals (Charing Cross, Hammersmith, Queen Charlotte's & Chelsea, St Mary and Western Eye). Support is available for both in and out patients, and their families to cover the cost of transport, accommodation, funeral expenses and basic essential items like clothes and personal hygiene for babies, children and adults.
04/01/2022 £343 INDIVIDUAL RECIPIENT Funding is available to support patients (and their families) facing severe financial difficulty as a result of being treated in one of the Trust’s hospitals (Charing Cross, Hammersmith, Queen Charlotte's & Chelsea, St Mary and Western Eye). Support is available for both in and out patients, and their families to cover the cost of transport, accommodation, funeral expenses and basic essential items like clothes and personal hygiene for babies, children and adults.
23/12/2021 £1,000 INDIVIDUAL RECIPIENT Funding is available to support patients (and their families) facing severe financial difficulty as a result of being treated in one of the Trust’s hospitals (Charing Cross, Hammersmith, Queen Charlotte's & Chelsea, St Mary and Western Eye). Support is available for both in and out patients, and their families to cover the cost of transport, accommodation, funeral expenses and basic essential items like clothes and personal hygiene for babies, children and adults.
23/12/2021 £340 INDIVIDUAL RECIPIENT Funding is available to support patients (and their families) facing severe financial difficulty as a result of being treated in one of the Trust’s hospitals (Charing Cross, Hammersmith, Queen Charlotte's & Chelsea, St Mary and Western Eye). Support is available for both in and out patients, and their families to cover the cost of transport, accommodation, funeral expenses and basic essential items like clothes and personal hygiene for babies, children and adults.
15/12/2021 £4,906 IMPERIAL COLLEGE HEALTHCARE NHS TRUST The baby room on Aleck Bourne 2 is used by midwives and neonatologists to carry out the examination of the newborn check within 72 hours of age. Every family will come into this room for this check or if the baby requires a procedure for example siting a cannula or in an emergency situation. This room is not fit for purpose it needs a workstation, storage, clinical worktop and redecoration.
15/12/2021 £2,083 IMPERIAL COLLEGE HEALTHCARE NHS TRUST As part of essential redevelopment works of the isolation ward to ensure infection control standards are met, we are wanting to improve the patient areas to improve the child & family experience.This will begin with one cubicle and then be rolled out through others being redeveloped. This application is to trial the improvements in cubicle 2. Purchasing equipment and furniture for the room.
14/12/2021 £650 INDIVIDUAL RECIPIENT Funding is available to support patients (and their families) facing severe financial difficulty as a result of being treated in one of the Trust’s hospitals (Charing Cross, Hammersmith, Queen Charlotte's & Chelsea, St Mary and Western Eye). Support is available for both in and out patients, and their families to cover the cost of transport, accommodation, funeral expenses and basic essential items like clothes and personal hygiene for babies, children and adults.
09/12/2021 £344 INDIVIDUAL RECIPIENT Funding is available to support patients (and their families) facing severe financial difficulty as a result of being treated in one of the Trust’s hospitals (Charing Cross, Hammersmith, Queen Charlotte's & Chelsea, St Mary and Western Eye). Support is available for both in and out patients, and their families to cover the cost of transport, accommodation, funeral expenses and basic essential items like clothes and personal hygiene for babies, children and adults.
08/12/2021 £750 INDIVIDUAL RECIPIENT Funding is available to support patients (and their families) facing severe financial difficulty as a result of being treated in one of the Trust’s hospitals (Charing Cross, Hammersmith, Queen Charlotte's & Chelsea, St Mary and Western Eye). Support is available for both in and out patients, and their families to cover the cost of transport, accommodation, funeral expenses and basic essential items like clothes and personal hygiene for babies, children and adults.
02/12/2021 £450 INDIVIDUAL RECIPIENT Funding is available to support patients (and their families) facing severe financial difficulty as a result of being treated in one of the Trust’s hospitals (Charing Cross, Hammersmith, Queen Charlotte's & Chelsea, St Mary and Western Eye). Support is available for both in and out patients, and their families to cover the cost of transport, accommodation, funeral expenses and basic essential items like clothes and personal hygiene for babies, children and adults.
30/11/2021 £85,000 IMPERIAL COLLEGE HEALTHCARE NHS TRUST The standard model of existing HIU services has been developed in areas with low levels of cross-border patient flows. Health and social care services in London are provided by a high number of providers, making coordination of care significantly more complex. This pilot will extend the existing specialist HIU service at Charing Cross Hospital to cover St Mary's. It will explore how best to design and organise care including how to collate & share information from multiple providers, coordinate care between them and primary care, and act as a focus for the most complex cases.
30/11/2021 £61,883 IMPERIAL COLLEGE HEALTHCARE NHS TRUST Our stroke thrombectomy service is the largest in the UK. Patient outcomes are reliant on fast, efficient and safe workflows. We collect timings (metrics) for each part of the pathway on every thrombectomy patient admitted and utilise a simulation programme to help improve time metrics and outcomes for our patients. Our simulation training scheme has been halted since COVID due to the lack of safe social distancing during sessions. We believe that significant improvements could be made on our delays with an updated innovative, virtual simulation training programme, including the use of HoloLens googles to aid virtual training.
30/11/2021 £76,713 IMPERIAL COLLEGE HEALTHCARE NHS TRUST At Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust 1300 patients receive complex personalised radiotherapy treatments each year. Treatment planning requires digitally drawing anatomical regions onto CT scans, a manual task completed by Consultant Clinical Oncologists and other specialized staff taking up to 3.5 hours per patient depending on the complexity of the treatment. Artificial intelligence deep learning methods will be applied to create the required anatomical regions on CT scan data. This will save staff time, reduce delays in the patient pathway and ease workforce pressures. It will also increase the accuracy and consistency of patient radiotherapy cancer treatments.
30/11/2021 £84,996 IMPERIAL COLLEGE HEALTHCARE NHS TRUST BACKGROUND The Climate crisis and destruction of our life-support system poses a massive threat to human life. The NHS declared a climate emergency and set Net-zero targets for in-house emissions by 2045. Volatile anaesthetic agents account for 5% of the whole NHS carbon footprint. AIMS To pilot anaesthetic volatile capture technology (VCT) at Imperial to reduce our surgical carbon emissions. METHODS Pilot study of VCT systems: three staggered rollout periods across three sites. Prospective data collection and analysis. RESULTS We hope to achieve ~70% capture. CONCLUSION If successful, Trust-wide adoption could save 723,240 kgCO2e/year, approximately 2.3% of our total emissions.
30/11/2021 £67,925 IMPERIAL COLLEGE HEALTHCARE NHS TRUST Heart failure (HF) causes significant morbidity and mortality, affecting almost a million UK patients. Many HF patients have implantable cardiac devices (pacemakers/cardioverter-defibrillators) which can monitor physiological parameters. These transmit remote alerts signalling clinical deterioration, often triggering clinical assessment. However, up to 40% are false positives for changes in clinical status. Moreover, individual assessment is resource-intensive. We propose a digitally-enabled automated workflow, coupling device parameters to patient-reported symptoms. This allows effective triage and timely intervention in an already high-cost patient cohort. The ability to monitor symptoms with physiological parameters remotely presents a unique opportunity to empower patients with personalised, resource-efficient care.
30/11/2021 £20,181 IMPERIAL COLLEGE HEALTHCARE NHS TRUST Flexible nasolaryngoscopy is a diagnostic procedure commonly performed by Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT) clinicians, in clinic, theatre, emergency department and wards. Endoscopes used for this require light sources to illuminate the internal body cavities undergoing assessment. Currently available light sources are heavy, may require power sockets, and are expensive to buy and replace. This project aims to design, protype and validate a novel device, which will adapt any smartphone torch to be used as light sources for nasolaryngoscopy.
30/11/2021 £83,575 IMPERIAL COLLEGE HEALTHCARE NHS TRUST Ovarian cancer is a devastating disease with most patients presenting at an advanced, incurable stage. There is a wealth of data held across NHS systems that could help improve outcomes for such patients. Curation of these data on the scale needed to effect change, is near-impossible using current methods of manual data collection. We will collaborate with the Informatics team to design an innovative programmatic linkage, curation and analysis pipeline for these data, generating detailed, reports that can be used to empower clinical teams to drive procedural changes with the ultimate aim of improving patient experience, outcomes and enhance efficiency.
30/11/2021 £56,939 IMPERIAL COLLEGE HEALTHCARE NHS TRUST This project proposes using an innovative swallow examination tool, High-Resolution Manometry (HRM) to enable Head and Neck cancer patients to return to eating and drinking. At present swallowing is investigated using either a moving x-ray or a scope passed into the throat. Both tools are useful, but they involve using observation instead of numbers to find answers to swallowing issues. HRM enables the amount of effort a patient uses during swallowing to be measured precisely measured allowing health professionals to accurately daignose and treat the type of swallowing problem. This will be first in the UK in this patient group.
30/11/2021 £70,559 IMPERIAL COLLEGE HEALTHCARE NHS TRUST Congenital cytomegalovirus is the leading cause of neurodevelopmental impairment from a congenital infection. Affected children and their families frequently struggle at home and school with deafness, social, communication and learning difficulties. We propose to explore and describe the psychological, social and educational impact of congenital cytomegalovirus on children and their families using validated ABAS-3 questionnaires and a 12-month programme of structured support from a clinical psychologist, integrated with education providers. All 103 children with congenital cytomegalovirus in routine follow-up at St Mary’s Hospital (median age 4.2 years [IQR 3.4-6.8, range 0.6-16] will be invited to participate in this project.
30/11/2021 £84,916 IMPERIAL COLLEGE HEALTHCARE NHS TRUST Aim: To develop and implement a return to work support service for patients at Imperial College NHS Trust Objectives: To design a stratified and patient-centered approach to supporting return to work. To work in partnership with existing internal and external service providers to ensure a seamless continuity of care. To enhance patient experience at the core of all interactions and provide personalised interventions. To promote self-management strategies at each step of the pathway. To work in a way that is sustainable and fits with the Imperial Health Green Plan
30/11/2021 £44,000 IMPERIAL COLLEGE HEALTHCARE NHS TRUST We aim to cut PPE waste by recycling single-use items and reusing the material to manufacture secondary hospital and community products. The main focus is to implement and pilot a proof of concept system to collect single-use masks (and possibly gloves) to repurpose them into other products that have a longer lifespan. The aim will be to change behaviours and create greater awareness that waste reduction is everyone’s business and that waste can be converted into longer life products which will reduce waste by locking in materials, and reduce carbon emissions from PPE by a substantial margin.
30/11/2021 £676 INDIVIDUAL RECIPIENT Funding is available to support patients (and their families) facing severe financial difficulty as a result of being treated in one of the Trust’s hospitals (Charing Cross, Hammersmith, Queen Charlotte's & Chelsea, St Mary and Western Eye). Support is available for both in and out patients, and their families to cover the cost of transport, accommodation, funeral expenses and basic essential items like clothes and personal hygiene for babies, children and adults.
26/11/2021 £600 INDIVIDUAL RECIPIENT Funding is available to support patients (and their families) facing severe financial difficulty as a result of being treated in one of the Trust’s hospitals (Charing Cross, Hammersmith, Queen Charlotte's & Chelsea, St Mary and Western Eye). Support is available for both in and out patients, and their families to cover the cost of transport, accommodation, funeral expenses and basic essential items like clothes and personal hygiene for babies, children and adults.
25/11/2021 £450 INDIVIDUAL RECIPIENT Funding is available to support patients (and their families) facing severe financial difficulty as a result of being treated in one of the Trust’s hospitals (Charing Cross, Hammersmith, Queen Charlotte's & Chelsea, St Mary and Western Eye). Support is available for both in and out patients, and their families to cover the cost of transport, accommodation, funeral expenses and basic essential items like clothes and personal hygiene for babies, children and adults.
19/11/2021 £400 INDIVIDUAL RECIPIENT Funding is available to support patients (and their families) facing severe financial difficulty as a result of being treated in one of the Trust’s hospitals (Charing Cross, Hammersmith, Queen Charlotte's & Chelsea, St Mary and Western Eye). Support is available for both in and out patients, and their families to cover the cost of transport, accommodation, funeral expenses and basic essential items like clothes and personal hygiene for babies, children and adults.
15/11/2021 £500 INDIVIDUAL RECIPIENT Funding is available to support patients (and their families) facing severe financial difficulty as a result of being treated in one of the Trust’s hospitals (Charing Cross, Hammersmith, Queen Charlotte's & Chelsea, St Mary and Western Eye). Support is available for both in and out patients, and their families to cover the cost of transport, accommodation, funeral expenses and basic essential items like clothes and personal hygiene for babies, children and adults.
10/11/2021 £350 INDIVIDUAL RECIPIENT Funding is available to support patients (and their families) facing severe financial difficulty as a result of being treated in one of the Trust’s hospitals (Charing Cross, Hammersmith, Queen Charlotte's & Chelsea, St Mary and Western Eye). Support is available for both in and out patients, and their families to cover the cost of transport, accommodation, funeral expenses and basic essential items like clothes and personal hygiene for babies, children and adults.
10/11/2021 £850 INDIVIDUAL RECIPIENT Funding is available to support patients (and their families) facing severe financial difficulty as a result of being treated in one of the Trust’s hospitals (Charing Cross, Hammersmith, Queen Charlotte's & Chelsea, St Mary and Western Eye). Support is available for both in and out patients, and their families to cover the cost of transport, accommodation, funeral expenses and basic essential items like clothes and personal hygiene for babies, children and adults.
09/11/2021 £900 INDIVIDUAL RECIPIENT Funding is available to support patients (and their families) facing severe financial difficulty as a result of being treated in one of the Trust’s hospitals (Charing Cross, Hammersmith, Queen Charlotte's & Chelsea, St Mary and Western Eye). Support is available for both in and out patients, and their families to cover the cost of transport, accommodation, funeral expenses and basic essential items like clothes and personal hygiene for babies, children and adults.
09/11/2021 £600 INDIVIDUAL RECIPIENT Funding is available to support patients (and their families) facing severe financial difficulty as a result of being treated in one of the Trust’s hospitals (Charing Cross, Hammersmith, Queen Charlotte's & Chelsea, St Mary and Western Eye). Support is available for both in and out patients, and their families to cover the cost of transport, accommodation, funeral expenses and basic essential items like clothes and personal hygiene for babies, children and adults.
05/11/2021 £350 INDIVIDUAL RECIPIENT Funding is available to support patients (and their families) facing severe financial difficulty as a result of being treated in one of the Trust’s hospitals (Charing Cross, Hammersmith, Queen Charlotte's & Chelsea, St Mary and Western Eye). Support is available for both in and out patients, and their families to cover the cost of transport, accommodation, funeral expenses and basic essential items like clothes and personal hygiene for babies, children and adults.
03/11/2021 £434 INDIVIDUAL RECIPIENT Funding is available to support patients (and their families) facing severe financial difficulty as a result of being treated in one of the Trust’s hospitals (Charing Cross, Hammersmith, Queen Charlotte's & Chelsea, St Mary and Western Eye). Support is available for both in and out patients, and their families to cover the cost of transport, accommodation, funeral expenses and basic essential items like clothes and personal hygiene for babies, children and adults.
01/11/2021 £4,648 IMPERIAL COLLEGE HEALTHCARE NHS TRUST These mannequins will be used for nursing and medical education and simulation, providing safe simulated experience and practice for the nursing and medical staff to develop their clinical skills and competencies. This will enable us to develop paediatric staff and delivered enhanced paediatric care.
28/10/2021 £800 INDIVIDUAL RECIPIENT Funding is available to support patients (and their families) facing severe financial difficulty as a result of being treated in one of the Trust’s hospitals (Charing Cross, Hammersmith, Queen Charlotte's & Chelsea, St Mary and Western Eye). Support is available for both in and out patients, and their families to cover the cost of transport, accommodation, funeral expenses and basic essential items like clothes and personal hygiene for babies, children and adults.
28/10/2021 £350 INDIVIDUAL RECIPIENT Funding is available to support patients (and their families) facing severe financial difficulty as a result of being treated in one of the Trust’s hospitals (Charing Cross, Hammersmith, Queen Charlotte's & Chelsea, St Mary and Western Eye). Support is available for both in and out patients, and their families to cover the cost of transport, accommodation, funeral expenses and basic essential items like clothes and personal hygiene for babies, children and adults.
21/10/2021 £112,960 IMPERIAL COLLEGE HEALTHCARE NHS TRUST 1 x Plex Elite 9000 Opthalmic Imaging Scanner. Currently, we are only in possession of standard OCT technology and rudimentary OCT angiography. OCT (optical coherence tomography) is based on the patterns of interference of reflected light shone through the retina to conduct an ‘optical ultrasound’ providing cross-sectional imaging of the retinal layers. However, technology has dramatically progressed in the past few years, bringing with it further advancements such as swept-source technology and ultra-widefield imaging which we now feel have reached substantially superior standards to make significant changes in our research and clinical capabilities. The Zeiss PlexElite 9000 combines both these technologies in what we see as a ‘game-changing’ device for cutting-edge clinical research.
20/10/2021 £634 INDIVIDUAL RECIPIENT Funding is available to support patients (and their families) facing severe financial difficulty as a result of being treated in one of the Trust’s hospitals (Charing Cross, Hammersmith, Queen Charlotte's & Chelsea, St Mary and Western Eye). Support is available for both in and out patients, and their families to cover the cost of transport, accommodation, funeral expenses and basic essential items like clothes and personal hygiene for babies, children and adults.
14/10/2021 £600 INDIVIDUAL RECIPIENT Funding is available to support patients (and their families) facing severe financial difficulty as a result of being treated in one of the Trust’s hospitals (Charing Cross, Hammersmith, Queen Charlotte's & Chelsea, St Mary and Western Eye). Support is available for both in and out patients, and their families to cover the cost of transport, accommodation, funeral expenses and basic essential items like clothes and personal hygiene for babies, children and adults.
06/10/2021 £1,148 INDIVIDUAL RECIPIENT Funding is available to support patients (and their families) facing severe financial difficulty as a result of being treated in one of the Trust’s hospitals (Charing Cross, Hammersmith, Queen Charlotte's & Chelsea, St Mary and Western Eye). Support is available for both in and out patients, and their families to cover the cost of transport, accommodation, funeral expenses and basic essential items like clothes and personal hygiene for babies, children and adults.
06/10/2021 £850 INDIVIDUAL RECIPIENT Funding is available to support patients (and their families) facing severe financial difficulty as a result of being treated in one of the Trust’s hospitals (Charing Cross, Hammersmith, Queen Charlotte's & Chelsea, St Mary and Western Eye). Support is available for both in and out patients, and their families to cover the cost of transport, accommodation, funeral expenses and basic essential items like clothes and personal hygiene for babies, children and adults.
04/10/2021 £600 INDIVIDUAL RECIPIENT Funding is available to support patients (and their families) facing severe financial difficulty as a result of being treated in one of the Trust’s hospitals (Charing Cross, Hammersmith, Queen Charlotte's & Chelsea, St Mary and Western Eye). Support is available for both in and out patients, and their families to cover the cost of transport, accommodation, funeral expenses and basic essential items like clothes and personal hygiene for babies, children and adults.
28/09/2021 £950 INDIVIDUAL RECIPIENT Funding is available to support patients (and their families) facing severe financial difficulty as a result of being treated in one of the Trust’s hospitals (Charing Cross, Hammersmith, Queen Charlotte's & Chelsea, St Mary and Western Eye). Support is available for both in and out patients, and their families to cover the cost of transport, accommodation, funeral expenses and basic essential items like clothes and personal hygiene for babies, children and adults.
28/09/2021 £600 INDIVIDUAL RECIPIENT Funding is available to support patients (and their families) facing severe financial difficulty as a result of being treated in one of the Trust’s hospitals (Charing Cross, Hammersmith, Queen Charlotte's & Chelsea, St Mary and Western Eye). Support is available for both in and out patients, and their families to cover the cost of transport, accommodation, funeral expenses and basic essential items like clothes and personal hygiene for babies, children and adults.
23/09/2021 £350 INDIVIDUAL RECIPIENT Funding is available to support patients (and their families) facing severe financial difficulty as a result of being treated in one of the Trust’s hospitals (Charing Cross, Hammersmith, Queen Charlotte's & Chelsea, St Mary and Western Eye). Support is available for both in and out patients, and their families to cover the cost of transport, accommodation, funeral expenses and basic essential items like clothes and personal hygiene for babies, children and adults.
23/09/2021 £850 INDIVIDUAL RECIPIENT Funding is available to support patients (and their families) facing severe financial difficulty as a result of being treated in one of the Trust’s hospitals (Charing Cross, Hammersmith, Queen Charlotte's & Chelsea, St Mary and Western Eye). Support is available for both in and out patients, and their families to cover the cost of transport, accommodation, funeral expenses and basic essential items like clothes and personal hygiene for babies, children and adults.
23/09/2021 £850 INDIVIDUAL RECIPIENT Funding is available to support patients (and their families) facing severe financial difficulty as a result of being treated in one of the Trust’s hospitals (Charing Cross, Hammersmith, Queen Charlotte's & Chelsea, St Mary and Western Eye). Support is available for both in and out patients, and their families to cover the cost of transport, accommodation, funeral expenses and basic essential items like clothes and personal hygiene for babies, children and adults.
17/09/2021 £530 INDIVIDUAL RECIPIENT Funding is available to support patients (and their families) facing severe financial difficulty as a result of being treated in one of the Trust’s hospitals (Charing Cross, Hammersmith, Queen Charlotte's & Chelsea, St Mary and Western Eye). Support is available for both in and out patients, and their families to cover the cost of transport, accommodation, funeral expenses and basic essential items like clothes and personal hygiene for babies, children and adults.
14/09/2021 £425 INDIVIDUAL RECIPIENT Funding is available to support patients (and their families) facing severe financial difficulty as a result of being treated in one of the Trust’s hospitals (Charing Cross, Hammersmith, Queen Charlotte's & Chelsea, St Mary and Western Eye). Support is available for both in and out patients, and their families to cover the cost of transport, accommodation, funeral expenses and basic essential items like clothes and personal hygiene for babies, children and adults.
13/09/2021 £3,780 IMPERIAL COLLEGE HEALTHCARE NHS TRUST 10 x individuals to attend Nursing Workforce Awards, 3 x individuals to attend Nursing Times Awards, 5 x individuals to attend Student Nursing Times Awards
09/09/2021 £8,468 IMPERIAL COLLEGE HEALTHCARE NHS TRUST 3D Wall papers and floor (material is vinyl) for 2 walls to create the sea view theme to help the patient feeling relaxed, also repaint the other 2 walls and floor to coordinate the sea view theme. Resting furniture: current chairs have cracks, not compliant to the infection control policy. Needs new soft seating for patient to seat and relax in the Sea view themed room. The themed patient day room is creating the area that the patient can feel relaxed, away from the hospital environment. The decoration will be carried by CBRE team. The patient day room will be open to all Handfield Johns Ward patients."
09/09/2021 £7,840 IMPERIAL COLLEGE HEALTHCARE NHS TRUST We are running a project as part of the Green Surgery Challenge(GSC) run by the Centre for Sustainable Healthcare in conjunction with the Royal College of Surgeons of England and Edinburgh. This project entails booking eligible patients are otherwise scheduled for general anaesthetic (GA) inguinal hernia repair (IHR) to be done under local anaesthetic (LA). We would like to apply for funding for the use of virtual reality (VR) headsets that would provide a more enriching experience for patients participating in our project. Patients will use the VR headsets during their LA surgery, reducing their anxiety throughout their procedure. The project will be delivered by the surgical team/department. We aim to carry it out in theatres across Imperial College NHS trust. Funding required will primarily be in purchasing the equipment/headphones. We estimate that 15 sets are required. If this is successful, we believe that it would be replicable in patients undergoing other procedures as well. We have actually started the project where 10 inguinal hernia booked as GA cases were performed as LA. The project is well received and we found through engagement surveys that the surgical and theatre team are keen to continue with this. If the grant application is successful, we will be able to inform patients about the option regarding use of VR in their surgery. To raise awareness of the use of VR, we will be constantly engaging with the surgical team that sees suitable patients in clinic through posters, and oral/powerpoint presentations in departmental meetings.
09/09/2021 £1,996 IMPERIAL COLLEGE HEALTHCARE NHS TRUST Jelly drops are sweets which are designed to attract people living with dementia. They are 95% water, brightly coloured and have a strong fruity taste. Evidence suggests that they increase fluid intake through stimulating interest and improving mouth feel for the patient. This project will use Jelly Drops to encourage patients with dementia to drink more as dehydration in hospital is a common and serious problem for these patients (El-sharkawy2015). The drops will be offered to patients being supported by the dementia team to try and stimulate interest in drinking and to improve mouth feel. The drops will also be used as a routine post- operative intervention in surgery to improve the patient’s intake post-operatively. They will also be tried in palliative care and with patients who are using CPAP to improve mouth feel and the patient’s comfort. The project will take place in acute medicine and surgery across the Imperial sites. The project will be led by Jo James and Dr Cerys Morgan (Consultant Geriatrician) and will be delivered by the Dementia care team and nurses on surgical wards. The grant will pay for a 12 week supply of jelly Drops and the delivery costs (see attached quote). The project will be promoted internally.
06/09/2021 £850 INDIVIDUAL RECIPIENT Funding is available to support patients (and their families) facing severe financial difficulty as a result of being treated in one of the Trust’s hospitals (Charing Cross, Hammersmith, Queen Charlotte's & Chelsea, St Mary and Western Eye). Support is available for both in and out patients, and their families to cover the cost of transport, accommodation, funeral expenses and basic essential items like clothes and personal hygiene for babies, children and adults.
02/09/2021 £200 INDIVIDUAL RECIPIENT Funding is available to support patients (and their families) facing severe financial difficulty as a result of being treated in one of the Trust’s hospitals (Charing Cross, Hammersmith, Queen Charlotte's & Chelsea, St Mary and Western Eye). Support is available for both in and out patients, and their families to cover the cost of transport, accommodation, funeral expenses and basic essential items like clothes and personal hygiene for babies, children and adults.
19/08/2021 £900 INDIVIDUAL RECIPIENT Funding is available to support patients (and their families) facing severe financial difficulty as a result of being treated in one of the Trust’s hospitals (Charing Cross, Hammersmith, Queen Charlotte's & Chelsea, St Mary and Western Eye). Support is available for both in and out patients, and their families to cover the cost of transport, accommodation, funeral expenses and basic essential items like clothes and personal hygiene for babies, children and adults.
19/08/2021 £900 INDIVIDUAL RECIPIENT Funding is available to support patients (and their families) facing severe financial difficulty as a result of being treated in one of the Trust’s hospitals (Charing Cross, Hammersmith, Queen Charlotte's & Chelsea, St Mary and Western Eye). Support is available for both in and out patients, and their families to cover the cost of transport, accommodation, funeral expenses and basic essential items like clothes and personal hygiene for babies, children and adults.
16/08/2021 £950 INDIVIDUAL RECIPIENT Funding is available to support patients (and their families) facing severe financial difficulty as a result of being treated in one of the Trust’s hospitals (Charing Cross, Hammersmith, Queen Charlotte's & Chelsea, St Mary and Western Eye). Support is available for both in and out patients, and their families to cover the cost of transport, accommodation, funeral expenses and basic essential items like clothes and personal hygiene for babies, children and adults.
16/08/2021 £250 INDIVIDUAL RECIPIENT Funding is available to support patients (and their families) facing severe financial difficulty as a result of being treated in one of the Trust’s hospitals (Charing Cross, Hammersmith, Queen Charlotte's & Chelsea, St Mary and Western Eye). Support is available for both in and out patients, and their families to cover the cost of transport, accommodation, funeral expenses and basic essential items like clothes and personal hygiene for babies, children and adults.
13/08/2021 £300 INDIVIDUAL RECIPIENT Funding is available to support patients (and their families) facing severe financial difficulty as a result of being treated in one of the Trust’s hospitals (Charing Cross, Hammersmith, Queen Charlotte's & Chelsea, St Mary and Western Eye). Support is available for both in and out patients, and their families to cover the cost of transport, accommodation, funeral expenses and basic essential items like clothes and personal hygiene for babies, children and adults.
12/08/2021 £9,181 IMPERIAL COLLEGE HEALTHCARE NHS TRUST I would like to : Redecorate the patients day room, buy new and comfortable chairs and dining table My project is to improve patient experience and also to encourage early mobilization after surgery, and social interrelation amongst patients by sitting together in the Day room and having lunch and dinner to feel at home. My project will take place on Ward A9 (Patient's Day Room) Who will deliver your project: The CBRE will repaint the Day room and assists to mount some pictures up on the wall. We will purchase furniture's such as comfortable and safe chairs, dinning table, Fans as the currently there is no ventilation, lovely decorations on the walls to give a calming effects and repainting to give a more welcoming, homely and friendly effect with bright colour. I intent to add to Comm's for Imperial college to enlighten people of how our patient's are valued, also let my division to know of how patient are prioritised.
12/08/2021 £286,000 IMPERIAL COLLEGE HEALTHCARE NHS TRUST 1. Refurb of the outpatient clinic waiting room, 2. The creation of a new multi-purpose room - this will be a calming and peaceful environment specifically designed for patients who have just received a devastating breast cancer diagnosis. In addition to these main priorities, the Breast Services Unit will see major improvements to other spaces including, improved signage, ‘pause’ space, new patient toilets, staff offices and updated counselling & ultrasound rooms.
12/08/2021 £695 IMPERIAL COLLEGE HEALTHCARE NHS TRUST Art installation (unknown exact details of this yet) and projector for the breast unit at CXH
11/08/2021 £300 INDIVIDUAL RECIPIENT Funding is available to support patients (and their families) facing severe financial difficulty as a result of being treated in one of the Trust’s hospitals (Charing Cross, Hammersmith, Queen Charlotte's & Chelsea, St Mary and Western Eye). Support is available for both in and out patients, and their families to cover the cost of transport, accommodation, funeral expenses and basic essential items like clothes and personal hygiene for babies, children and adults.
11/08/2021 £350 INDIVIDUAL RECIPIENT Funding is available to support patients (and their families) facing severe financial difficulty as a result of being treated in one of the Trust’s hospitals (Charing Cross, Hammersmith, Queen Charlotte's & Chelsea, St Mary and Western Eye). Support is available for both in and out patients, and their families to cover the cost of transport, accommodation, funeral expenses and basic essential items like clothes and personal hygiene for babies, children and adults.
10/08/2021 £900 INDIVIDUAL RECIPIENT Funding is available to support patients (and their families) facing severe financial difficulty as a result of being treated in one of the Trust’s hospitals (Charing Cross, Hammersmith, Queen Charlotte's & Chelsea, St Mary and Western Eye). Support is available for both in and out patients, and their families to cover the cost of transport, accommodation, funeral expenses and basic essential items like clothes and personal hygiene for babies, children and adults.
09/08/2021 £650 INDIVIDUAL RECIPIENT Funding is available to support patients (and their families) facing severe financial difficulty as a result of being treated in one of the Trust’s hospitals (Charing Cross, Hammersmith, Queen Charlotte's & Chelsea, St Mary and Western Eye). Support is available for both in and out patients, and their families to cover the cost of transport, accommodation, funeral expenses and basic essential items like clothes and personal hygiene for babies, children and adults.
03/08/2021 £450 INDIVIDUAL RECIPIENT Funding is available to support patients (and their families) facing severe financial difficulty as a result of being treated in one of the Trust’s hospitals (Charing Cross, Hammersmith, Queen Charlotte's & Chelsea, St Mary and Western Eye). Support is available for both in and out patients, and their families to cover the cost of transport, accommodation, funeral expenses and basic essential items like clothes and personal hygiene for babies, children and adults.
02/08/2021 £330 INDIVIDUAL RECIPIENT Funding is available to support patients (and their families) facing severe financial difficulty as a result of being treated in one of the Trust’s hospitals (Charing Cross, Hammersmith, Queen Charlotte's & Chelsea, St Mary and Western Eye). Support is available for both in and out patients, and their families to cover the cost of transport, accommodation, funeral expenses and basic essential items like clothes and personal hygiene for babies, children and adults.
02/08/2021 £950 INDIVIDUAL RECIPIENT Funding is available to support patients (and their families) facing severe financial difficulty as a result of being treated in one of the Trust’s hospitals (Charing Cross, Hammersmith, Queen Charlotte's & Chelsea, St Mary and Western Eye). Support is available for both in and out patients, and their families to cover the cost of transport, accommodation, funeral expenses and basic essential items like clothes and personal hygiene for babies, children and adults.
30/07/2021 £564 INDIVIDUAL RECIPIENT Funding is available to support patients (and their families) facing severe financial difficulty as a result of being treated in one of the Trust’s hospitals (Charing Cross, Hammersmith, Queen Charlotte's & Chelsea, St Mary and Western Eye). Support is available for both in and out patients, and their families to cover the cost of transport, accommodation, funeral expenses and basic essential items like clothes and personal hygiene for babies, children and adults.
29/07/2021 £450 INDIVIDUAL RECIPIENT Funding is available to support patients (and their families) facing severe financial difficulty as a result of being treated in one of the Trust’s hospitals (Charing Cross, Hammersmith, Queen Charlotte's & Chelsea, St Mary and Western Eye). Support is available for both in and out patients, and their families to cover the cost of transport, accommodation, funeral expenses and basic essential items like clothes and personal hygiene for babies, children and adults.
27/07/2021 £850 INDIVIDUAL RECIPIENT Funding is available to support patients (and their families) facing severe financial difficulty as a result of being treated in one of the Trust’s hospitals (Charing Cross, Hammersmith, Queen Charlotte's & Chelsea, St Mary and Western Eye). Support is available for both in and out patients, and their families to cover the cost of transport, accommodation, funeral expenses and basic essential items like clothes and personal hygiene for babies, children and adults.
22/07/2021 £140 INDIVIDUAL RECIPIENT Funding is available to support patients (and their families) facing severe financial difficulty as a result of being treated in one of the Trust’s hospitals (Charing Cross, Hammersmith, Queen Charlotte's & Chelsea, St Mary and Western Eye). Support is available for both in and out patients, and their families to cover the cost of transport, accommodation, funeral expenses and basic essential items like clothes and personal hygiene for babies, children and adults.
21/07/2021 £500 INDIVIDUAL RECIPIENT Funding is available to support patients (and their families) facing severe financial difficulty as a result of being treated in one of the Trust’s hospitals (Charing Cross, Hammersmith, Queen Charlotte's & Chelsea, St Mary and Western Eye). Support is available for both in and out patients, and their families to cover the cost of transport, accommodation, funeral expenses and basic essential items like clothes and personal hygiene for babies, children and adults.
21/07/2021 £618 INDIVIDUAL RECIPIENT Funding is available to support patients (and their families) facing severe financial difficulty as a result of being treated in one of the Trust’s hospitals (Charing Cross, Hammersmith, Queen Charlotte's & Chelsea, St Mary and Western Eye). Support is available for both in and out patients, and their families to cover the cost of transport, accommodation, funeral expenses and basic essential items like clothes and personal hygiene for babies, children and adults.
21/07/2021 £375 INDIVIDUAL RECIPIENT Funding is available to support patients (and their families) facing severe financial difficulty as a result of being treated in one of the Trust’s hospitals (Charing Cross, Hammersmith, Queen Charlotte's & Chelsea, St Mary and Western Eye). Support is available for both in and out patients, and their families to cover the cost of transport, accommodation, funeral expenses and basic essential items like clothes and personal hygiene for babies, children and adults.
15/07/2021 £550 INDIVIDUAL RECIPIENT Funding is available to support patients (and their families) facing severe financial difficulty as a result of being treated in one of the Trust’s hospitals (Charing Cross, Hammersmith, Queen Charlotte's & Chelsea, St Mary and Western Eye). Support is available for both in and out patients, and their families to cover the cost of transport, accommodation, funeral expenses and basic essential items like clothes and personal hygiene for babies, children and adults.
14/07/2021 £850 INDIVIDUAL RECIPIENT Funding is available to support patients (and their families) facing severe financial difficulty as a result of being treated in one of the Trust’s hospitals (Charing Cross, Hammersmith, Queen Charlotte's & Chelsea, St Mary and Western Eye). Support is available for both in and out patients, and their families to cover the cost of transport, accommodation, funeral expenses and basic essential items like clothes and personal hygiene for babies, children and adults.
14/07/2021 £800 INDIVIDUAL RECIPIENT Funding is available to support patients (and their families) facing severe financial difficulty as a result of being treated in one of the Trust’s hospitals (Charing Cross, Hammersmith, Queen Charlotte's & Chelsea, St Mary and Western Eye). Support is available for both in and out patients, and their families to cover the cost of transport, accommodation, funeral expenses and basic essential items like clothes and personal hygiene for babies, children and adults.
02/07/2021 £850 INDIVIDUAL RECIPIENT Funding is available to support patients (and their families) facing severe financial difficulty as a result of being treated in one of the Trust’s hospitals (Charing Cross, Hammersmith, Queen Charlotte's & Chelsea, St Mary and Western Eye). Support is available for both in and out patients, and their families to cover the cost of transport, accommodation, funeral expenses and basic essential items like clothes and personal hygiene for babies, children and adults.
01/07/2021 £600 INDIVIDUAL RECIPIENT Funding is available to support patients (and their families) facing severe financial difficulty as a result of being treated in one of the Trust’s hospitals (Charing Cross, Hammersmith, Queen Charlotte's & Chelsea, St Mary and Western Eye). Support is available for both in and out patients, and their families to cover the cost of transport, accommodation, funeral expenses and basic essential items like clothes and personal hygiene for babies, children and adults.
30/06/2021 £370 INDIVIDUAL RECIPIENT Funding is available to support patients (and their families) facing severe financial difficulty as a result of being treated in one of the Trust’s hospitals (Charing Cross, Hammersmith, Queen Charlotte's & Chelsea, St Mary and Western Eye). Support is available for both in and out patients, and their families to cover the cost of transport, accommodation, funeral expenses and basic essential items like clothes and personal hygiene for babies, children and adults.
30/06/2021 £1,575 IMPERIAL COLLEGE HEALTHCARE NHS TRUST £10K donation from Richard Girling to be used for staff wellbeing across the WCC division.
30/06/2021 £665 IMPERIAL COLLEGE HEALTHCARE NHS TRUST £10K donation from Richard Girling to be used for staff wellbeing across the WCC division.
30/06/2021 £641 IMPERIAL COLLEGE HEALTHCARE NHS TRUST £10K donation from Richard Girling to be used for staff wellbeing across the WCC division.
29/06/2021 £800 INDIVIDUAL RECIPIENT Funding is available to support patients (and their families) facing severe financial difficulty as a result of being treated in one of the Trust’s hospitals (Charing Cross, Hammersmith, Queen Charlotte's & Chelsea, St Mary and Western Eye). Support is available for both in and out patients, and their families to cover the cost of transport, accommodation, funeral expenses and basic essential items like clothes and personal hygiene for babies, children and adults.
28/06/2021 £600 INDIVIDUAL RECIPIENT Funding is available to support patients (and their families) facing severe financial difficulty as a result of being treated in one of the Trust’s hospitals (Charing Cross, Hammersmith, Queen Charlotte's & Chelsea, St Mary and Western Eye). Support is available for both in and out patients, and their families to cover the cost of transport, accommodation, funeral expenses and basic essential items like clothes and personal hygiene for babies, children and adults.
22/06/2021 £350 INDIVIDUAL RECIPIENT Funding is available to support patients (and their families) facing severe financial difficulty as a result of being treated in one of the Trust’s hospitals (Charing Cross, Hammersmith, Queen Charlotte's & Chelsea, St Mary and Western Eye). Support is available for both in and out patients, and their families to cover the cost of transport, accommodation, funeral expenses and basic essential items like clothes and personal hygiene for babies, children and adults.
21/06/2021 £16,000 IMPERIAL COLLEGE HEALTHCARE NHS TRUST Various items for renal dialysis unit at CXH. More items possibly to follow, GAL to cover whole cost of donation.
17/06/2021 £6,642 IMPERIAL COLLEGE HEALTHCARE NHS TRUST I would like to provide appropriate and supportive seating for patients on the neuro wards (10N and 11S) by purchasing a sorrento and a phoenix chair. The chairs will help the physiotherapists and occupational therapists assess patients needs and enable them (patients) to sit out during their admission. Currently patients have to wait for specialist tilt-in-space wheelchairs to be ordered and this can take a few days meaning that they are losing valuable rehab time from prolonged bed rest. If the wheelchairs are unavailable or not appropriate, this impacts their rehab further. The chairs will enable us as therapists to support our patients in their rehab but also for them to engage with their environment, be in an optimal position for eating, drinking, performing their tasks of daily living and pressure relieving of pressure areas/skin breakdown from prolonged positioning in bed. Having the right seating will also help with our (therapists) assessments of their needs onwards from hospital. The project will be promoted through the therapists network and weekly newsletter.
17/06/2021 £1,002 IMPERIAL COLLEGE HEALTHCARE NHS TRUST Our project proposes to offer the use of Virtual Reality (VR) headsets to women having an MVA procedure to manage their miscarriage. The use of VR headsets have been shown to help improve patient experience and reduce procedural pain and anxiety in other outpatient gynaecological settings. Although tolerated well, MVA is an uncomfortable, intimate and invasive procedure, being performed at a time when women are particularly emotionally vulnerable. MVA is offered to women as an alternative to electronic suction curettage or surgical management of miscarriage (SMM) under general anaesthetic (GA). It is performed using a hand-held vacuum aspirator syringe under local anaesthetic while the patient is awake in an outpatient treatment room within the early pregnancy unit (EPU). The project will take place in the QCCH an St Mary’s EPUs. Our project will be delivered primarily by EPU clinical staff directly involved in the care of our patient’s. This includes, but not limited to, the Gynaecologists performing MVAs, EPU nurses and allied healthcare professionals assisting. The funding received from the Imperial Health Charity small grant will be used to purchase two VR headsets, wipeable straps and covers which will allow the service to be provided Covid-19 securely across 2 sites. Our project, including the source of funding, will be promoted via the creation and distribution of relevant information leaflets and posters displayed in EPU in addition to raising patient awareness about the VR headsets when counselling women prior to their procedure.
16/06/2021 £356 INDIVIDUAL RECIPIENT Funding is available to support patients (and their families) facing severe financial difficulty as a result of being treated in one of the Trust’s hospitals (Charing Cross, Hammersmith, Queen Charlotte's & Chelsea, St Mary and Western Eye). Support is available for both in and out patients, and their families to cover the cost of transport, accommodation, funeral expenses and basic essential items like clothes and personal hygiene for babies, children and adults.
16/06/2021 £470 INDIVIDUAL RECIPIENT Funding is available to support patients (and their families) facing severe financial difficulty as a result of being treated in one of the Trust’s hospitals (Charing Cross, Hammersmith, Queen Charlotte's & Chelsea, St Mary and Western Eye). Support is available for both in and out patients, and their families to cover the cost of transport, accommodation, funeral expenses and basic essential items like clothes and personal hygiene for babies, children and adults.
16/06/2021 £274 INDIVIDUAL RECIPIENT Funding is available to support patients (and their families) facing severe financial difficulty as a result of being treated in one of the Trust’s hospitals (Charing Cross, Hammersmith, Queen Charlotte's & Chelsea, St Mary and Western Eye). Support is available for both in and out patients, and their families to cover the cost of transport, accommodation, funeral expenses and basic essential items like clothes and personal hygiene for babies, children and adults.
11/06/2021 £350 INDIVIDUAL RECIPIENT Funding is available to support patients (and their families) facing severe financial difficulty as a result of being treated in one of the Trust’s hospitals (Charing Cross, Hammersmith, Queen Charlotte's & Chelsea, St Mary and Western Eye). Support is available for both in and out patients, and their families to cover the cost of transport, accommodation, funeral expenses and basic essential items like clothes and personal hygiene for babies, children and adults.
03/06/2021 £24,472 IMPERIAL COLLEGE HEALTHCARE NHS TRUST Remaining funds from Blackstone donation to be used for an art psychotherapist, Alice Patrick, to conduct ward based art sessions within children's services
03/06/2021 £653 INDIVIDUAL RECIPIENT Funding is available to support patients (and their families) facing severe financial difficulty as a result of being treated in one of the Trust’s hospitals (Charing Cross, Hammersmith, Queen Charlotte's & Chelsea, St Mary and Western Eye). Support is available for both in and out patients, and their families to cover the cost of transport, accommodation, funeral expenses and basic essential items like clothes and personal hygiene for babies, children and adults.
24/05/2021 £315 INDIVIDUAL RECIPIENT Funding is available to support patients (and their families) facing severe financial difficulty as a result of being treated in one of the Trust’s hospitals (Charing Cross, Hammersmith, Queen Charlotte's & Chelsea, St Mary and Western Eye). Support is available for both in and out patients, and their families to cover the cost of transport, accommodation, funeral expenses and basic essential items like clothes and personal hygiene for babies, children and adults.
20/05/2021 £950 INDIVIDUAL RECIPIENT Funding is available to support patients (and their families) facing severe financial difficulty as a result of being treated in one of the Trust’s hospitals (Charing Cross, Hammersmith, Queen Charlotte's & Chelsea, St Mary and Western Eye). Support is available for both in and out patients, and their families to cover the cost of transport, accommodation, funeral expenses and basic essential items like clothes and personal hygiene for babies, children and adults.
19/05/2021 £250 INDIVIDUAL RECIPIENT Funding is available to support patients (and their families) facing severe financial difficulty as a result of being treated in one of the Trust’s hospitals (Charing Cross, Hammersmith, Queen Charlotte's & Chelsea, St Mary and Western Eye). Support is available for both in and out patients, and their families to cover the cost of transport, accommodation, funeral expenses and basic essential items like clothes and personal hygiene for babies, children and adults.
17/05/2021 £800 INDIVIDUAL RECIPIENT Funding is available to support patients (and their families) facing severe financial difficulty as a result of being treated in one of the Trust’s hospitals (Charing Cross, Hammersmith, Queen Charlotte's & Chelsea, St Mary and Western Eye). Support is available for both in and out patients, and their families to cover the cost of transport, accommodation, funeral expenses and basic essential items like clothes and personal hygiene for babies, children and adults.
13/05/2021 £3,500 IMPERIAL COLLEGE HEALTHCARE NHS TRUST COVID-19 disease is associated with a hypercoagulable state. Thrombosis within the micro and macro-vasculature appears to cause both myocardial and pulmonary injury. The associated elevation of biomarkers such as troponin and D-dimer have been linked to mortality rates. We have designed the C19-ACS study to test if dual antiplatelet and anticoagulant therapy can prevent myocardial injury and mortality.
13/05/2021 £538 INDIVIDUAL RECIPIENT Funding is available to support patients (and their families) facing severe financial difficulty as a result of being treated in one of the Trust’s hospitals (Charing Cross, Hammersmith, Queen Charlotte's & Chelsea, St Mary and Western Eye). Support is available for both in and out patients, and their families to cover the cost of transport, accommodation, funeral expenses and basic essential items like clothes and personal hygiene for babies, children and adults.
11/05/2021 £830 INDIVIDUAL RECIPIENT Funding is available to support patients (and their families) facing severe financial difficulty as a result of being treated in one of the Trust’s hospitals (Charing Cross, Hammersmith, Queen Charlotte's & Chelsea, St Mary and Western Eye). Support is available for both in and out patients, and their families to cover the cost of transport, accommodation, funeral expenses and basic essential items like clothes and personal hygiene for babies, children and adults.
01/05/2021 £9,590 SFIDA KOSOVAN/ALBANIAN/MACEDONIAN AND GORANI COMMUNITY GROUP COVID19 related funding. Albanian culture is based on deep-rooted and conservative gender roles. The position of women in family and society has been historically regulated by males, resulting in Albanian women being some of the most abused, isolated and marginalised in society. Despite high levels of physical, emotional and sexual domestic violence (DV), lack of support and awareness means that often, women do not understand that they are victims of abuse. Furthermore, patriarchy at the social level becomes the second barrier in asking for help as DV is seen as ‘normal’. DV is not the only gender-based crime to plague our community. Record levels of women and girls are victims of human trafficking (HT) to the UK from ethnic Albanian countries and they are often forced into sex work and/or modern slavery (MS). The taboo of sex work has led to the self-isolation and exclusion of these vulnerable women (many of whom have children) from our community. Despite the services available, the lack of long-term support from our community has led to victims drifting back into exploitative situations. The consequences of DV, HT and MS on mental and reproductive health are well understood and include depression, anxiety, physical disability, unwanted pregnancies and STIs. The project, “Cultural Kitchen” project, to support isolated victims of DV, HT and MS. Our aims are to educate attendees, help them recognise violence, know where to seek help and encourage our community to be supportive and accepting of victims. Furthermore, this project will clarify information about coronavirus, the vaccine and testing in a culturally and religiously sensitive way. Consultations with community members and victims have allowed us to create a bespoke project for these difficult to reach community members comprising 1) 11 monthly traditional cooking classes- this will create a safe space for discussion, help the most isolated to make friends and build healthy relationships. Furthermore, sessions will be facilitated by a trained chef who will provide nutritional information and advice in order to help attendees have a healthier and more balanced diet, 2) 4 picnics in parks with traditional food cooked by attendees- this will allow for attendees and their children to partake in physical activity e.g. football and "move & smooth" smoothie bikes (blenders powered by pedalling a bike and free smoothies given to participants), 3) 4 mental health and wellbeing workshops led by Albanian clinical psychologists and doctors, 4) 2 workshops about DV, HT and MS- types of abuse, how to identify victims, where to seek help, rights of victims with relation to access to healthcare, solicitors, social security etc., 5) 2 coronavirus myth-busting workshops led by Albanian healthcare professionals, 6) Published recipe book written by attendees with detailed nutritional information, 7) Albanian outreach worker- providing regular and ambulatory support
01/05/2021 £29,371 £1,011,148 ABBEY COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION LIMITED COVID19 related funding. The Isolation Support and Community Development project has two main aims: 1) To reduce social isolation and related problems amongst vulnerable Eastern European nationals in north west London in the short term; 2) And to develop meaningful, active, and self-sustaining communities reducing social isolation and related problems for these individuals in the longer term. To meet the first aim – EERC will expand and develop our current telephone isolation support service. This service offers socially isolated individuals a regular check in. The frequency of calls is selected by the service user. All calls start with a welfare check and then include approx. 30 minutes to chat. If there is anything worrying in the welfare check or chat, the service user will be offered further advice or support from EERC’s specialist advisers or referred to other support providers. To meet the second aim – EERC will establish and facilitate regular community groups across north west London. This will include various activities – such as film afternoons, coffee mornings, craft evenings etc. – in a variety of community spaces. Some groups will be single language and others mixed depending on the venue and theme. EERC will support these groups to become self-sustaining to maximise longevity and impact. In terms of timeframe - the telephone isolation support will start immediately with the project. For the community groups, we anticipate the first month will be spent planning and preparing for the first round of groups - including agreeing venues, recruiting volunteers, developing materials etc. The second month will have the online and outdoor meet ups possible - with this part of the project running at full in-person capacity from month three and with lockdown easing. The project will seek to access and engage with those most likely to become isolated in our communities. Specific targets for this project will include older people, people with long term health problems or disabilities and single parents. These groups are more likely to become isolated but also very often find it difficult to access mainstream support or communities. This marginalisation can be for many complex reasons including: 1) language barriers e.g. when services and activities are primarily run for and promoted to those confident in English; 2) lack of social confidence/fear of rejection because Eastern European e.g. those who have experienced hate crime or hostility in the UK; 3) cultural differences particularly when affects access e.g. Eastern European grandparents often responsible for childcare in family making it difficult to attend meetings for older people. Due to the demographic make-up of Eastern European nationals in London – it is anticipated that the services will primarily be used by Polish and Romanian speakers. EERC will recruit volunteers to adequately cover these and other Eastern European languages. EERC will promote the services through its established outreach channels – online, community media, printed flyers/posters in community spaces, and network referral. Our referral network includes hospital social workers, Local Authorities, cultural and community centres, churches, language schools, care homes and more.
01/05/2021 £20,000 £47,310 MUNRO HEALTH T/A MUNRO HEALTH LTD COVID19 related funding. The project is to offer complementary therapies such as acupuncture, massage, reflexology, craniosacral therapy and shiatsu to disadvantaged local people in North Westminster and North Kensington & Chelsea. The project will focus on residents who are accessing services provided by North Paddington and Venture Community Association Foodbanks, including those older members or medically vulnerable members of society who have been shielding throughout the COVID period. This is important after the lengthy pandemic when people need to be encouraged to come out again for positive steps for their physical and mental health without fear. This project will aim to alleviate the negative effects of COVID. Beneficiaries are people with financial challenges, people are accessing Foodbanks, older people who have been shielding, those with long-term conditions and people with mental health conditions such as anxiety or depression. COVID has exacerbated this enormously with many people not having been outside to interact with the world around them for more than a year. Foodbank parcels can sometimes not provide fresh fruit and vegetables and diet suffers. Residents may face problems of physical or emotional ill health, depression or be in debt; they may be a carer for a family member or friend and find it difficult to get time for themselves. Many are older people who have become more isolated from the community and welcome the opportunity to become more proactive as well as having physical benefits. Most have not had the opportunity to access this type of service either through time or being able to afford it. Through this service, people will have time for themselves, have something to look forward to. An uplifting experience and opportunity to connect with other people at a time that they may feel depressed or isolated. Our team of experienced practitioners who will ensure high quality, person-centred care, with the aim to reduce risk factors for, and improving the management of, long term conditions. They will also focus on prevention and early intervention referring clients on. Our work will encourage awareness of health issues empowering the participants to live a healthy lifestyle and make healthy choices, including diet, physical activity and avoiding risk behaviours (such as smoking) and also enabling self-management of conditions and independence. The positive interactions with the project could increase mental and physical health and well-being reducing the adverse effects of COVID
01/05/2021 £29,954 £2,244,833 THE ADVOCACY PROJECT COVID19 related funding. This is an online radio station that will broadcast a mixture of entertainment, advice, and news for people with learning disabilities and/ mental illnesses in Westminster and the Royal Borough of Kensington & Chelsea (RBKC). Aims: The station will present accessible advice and signposting information, tackle loneliness and isolation and lessen digital exclusion for some of the boroughs’ most marginalised people. We want this to be a collaborative project that draws on the experience and expertise of people and organisations in the borough, while building on our track record delivering creative communications for disadvantaged and vulnerable groups. People: The Project will be run by an experienced project manager, sourced internally. Broadcasts will be run by volunteer hosts, initially drawn from our staff, trustees and volunteers broadcasting from their homes. As we progress, we will support people with lived experience and other organisations to host shows and contribute content. All hosts will be staff or volunteers, who bring extensive experience of working with people with learning disabilities and mental illnesses or have lived experience themselves. All will be DBS-checked and receive annual safeguarding training. The project manager will provide resources, (e.g. a weekly information bulletin and a directory of services) to ensure hosts deliver up-to-date advice and signposting. As we want to create a conversational atmosphere where listeners can text or email into the show, volunteer hosts will receive training to help them deal with associated risks, such as difficult conversations with people in crisis The Project will run in three phases 1. Setup: May 2021 The project manager will spend four weeks setting up the station, in order to equip and train volunteers, run test broadcasts, troubleshoot, and create a schedule for the following months. We will publicise the launch to our service users, professional contacts, staff, and volunteers. 2. Launch: Jun 21 – Aug 21 We will broadcast 3 hours of content per week with two or three volunteer hosts. We will have an equal balance of content covering information (i.e.: interviews, news, advice), entertainment (general chat, audience interaction) and music. The Project Manager will provide technical support and monitor content of all live broadcasts. The project manager will reach out to other organisations and our service users to find healthcare professionals and people with lived experience willing to speak or pre-record segments such as interviews and features. The Project Manager will also reach out to care facilities, such as supported accommodation and day care centres, and invite them to play the radio in communal areas. 3. Full Implementation Sept 21 – Apr 22 We will broadcast 6 hours of content with three or four volunteers. Up to 5 hours broadcasting will continue to be delivered by volunteer hosts, while at least 1 hours’ content will come from other care organisations, either live or pre-recorded. The Project Manager will visit care facilities to help their staff and service users run segments or whole shows live, as one-offs or as a series as lockdown restrictions ease.
01/05/2021 £25,625 £814,053 THE LISTENING PLACE (TLP) COVID19 related funding. The Listening Place is the only charity offering free, ongoing, face-to-face, confidential suicide support in north west London. Support is delivered by highly trained volunteers and continues for as long as the person needs. On average we now accept 70 referrals every month the NW London target boroughs, an increase of 38% from last year. referrals come from partner organizations including CNWL talking therapies, Community Mental Health Teams and IAPT services as well as other charities such as British Red Cross and public organizations such as Housing Associations and the British Transport Police. Referrals from NW London represent 20% of our total referrals. We are requesting a proportional contribution to our budget for the increased number of people we expect to engage in the NW London target boroughs in 2021/22. The Listening Place has grown to be a vital part of the NW London healthcare system. Individuals are referred by 122 partner organisations, contacted within 24 hours and offered a first appointment within 1 week. This timely support is vital during and after the pandemic, easing some of the pressure on the mental health system in the UK. We also have a strong evidence base that our support is effective. Using clinically recognised measurement tools (The Columbia Suicide Severity Rating Scale), we know that for the majority of visitors we achieve highly significant decreases in suicidal feelings after four months of support and highly significant increases in feelings of support. Not only can we reach people quicker than existing services, we can reliably reduce how suicidal they feel. In 2021/22, we expect a further increase in demand for TLP support. Covid-19 has further exacerbated the issue as the social, economic and psychological factors of the pandemic push more people towards a mental health system already struggling to cope. There are long waiting lists. Many face-to-face mental health services were forced to close during lockdown and anti-depressant usage is at an all-time high. The projects aims to meet this increased demand and stick to the principles which make our service special – no waiting lists, face-to-face and strong health outcomes. By supporting this project we hope to achieve the following 1) Increase the average number of referrals from North West London to 75 a month, 2) Contact all these referrals within 24 hours and offer a first appointment within a week, 3) Using the Columbia Suicide Severity Rating Scale to measure, achieve highly significant decreases in suicidality for 600 individuals from North West London, 4) Keep the cost per service user below £300. This project will allow us to reach more suicidal people in North West London quickly and at a low cost while also easing pressure on the NHS.
01/05/2021 £9,930 £238,773 HAMMERSMITH COMMUNITY GARDENS ASSOCIATION COVID19 related funding. The Grow Well in 2021 project is aimed at local people who have struggled with mental health and wellbeing during the Covid-19 pandemic. An extension of a previous project which delivered therapeutic gardening sessions for older people with high support needs, the Grow Well in 2021 project is for adults of all ages. Through new weekly volunteer sessions and short courses Grow Well in 2021 will deliver a range of gardening and cooking activities for local people. There will be two new sessions per week for 40 weeks and within these scheduled 80 sessions we will run blocks of activities for those who are not able to commit to long-term volunteering, e.g. 6 week one-pot cooking sessions. The project aims to offer both long term and short-term opportunities. The enquiries that we have received during the past year are from people who wish to engage with the community, spend time in nature or gardening. Some people are working from home and would be able to attend a small number of sessions over the course of the project, others would be able to commit to come every week. Activities will include seed sowing, propagating herbs, growing fruit and vegetables, gardening for wildlife, cooking with herbs, making herbal teas, natural crafts such as making lavender bags and soap. Seasonal activities will include making chutneys and preserves in the autumn. Discussions on how to ‘carry on gardening’ at home and personal reflections on gardens will also be introduced. Where possible participants will take produce, plants or products home with them. The mental and physical benefits of gardening and nature have been well documented and have featured in the media regularly during the pandemic. The project aims to inform participants further on the benefits of nature and give participants an opportunity to try new food as a quarter of the sessions will involve cooking healthy food together.
01/05/2021 £27,918 £641,641 EAST EUROPEAN RESOURCE CENTRE (EERC) COVID19 related funding. Our professional counselling service; our women’s exercise programme; or diabetes mentoring in partnership with WLCCG and Barlby GP Surgery); or provided by others as appropriate, 3) support public health advice on Covid-19: understanding and following the regulations; explaining how to keep safe and healthy; combatting misinformation about the virus and especially the vaccine; and providing well-informed and reassuring advice on why to get the vaccine as well as how and when to do this. A key part of the project will involve 8 public workshops (on Zoom) for BME migrants at which local healthcare professionals will present information about public health and staying healthy in the pandemic; and accessing healthcare. They will be introduced and facilitated by Midaye, as a trusted community information source. Audio and video recordings providing key highlights from the workshop presentations will be published in accessible formats on Midaye’s social media channels as open access information for BME migrants. The isolating effects of Covid-19 and lockdown have intensified pre-existing mental and physical health challenges faced by our communities – and widespread digital exclusion has compounded this. We have seen sharp rises in the volume and complexity of these emerging needs throughout the pandemic, with rising levels of anxiety, depression, and other mental health problems; as well as physical health issues that have been exacerbated through lack of access to healthcare. Fears around the Covid-19 vaccine; limited knowledge or trust in public health messages; and difficulties in maintaining good diet and physical activity to stay healthy during the pandemic put them at greater risk from the virus. We will improve BME migrant health and mental health coming through the pandemic by 1) improving understanding of mental health and wellbeing, 2) enabling better healthcare awareness and access, 3) building trust in Covid-19 public health information.
01/05/2021 £10,000 £109,710 REFUGEES IN EFFECTIVE AND ACTIVE PARTNERSHIP (REAP) COVID19 related funding. To continue and expand our services that promote the physical/mental health and wellbeing of the most vulnerable older people and BAME communities (particularly Arab and Bangladeshi) living in Westminster, as current funding is short-term and ends this March except for the older people befriending service funding that will end in August. The project will continue to meet the growing need for the service (we have waiting lists) and give us some time to capture more evidence on its impact as we search for future funding. This project is vital in addressing the deprivation and health inequalities that exist in Westminster. The City of Westminster Profile 2018 revealed, ‘’Westminster is within the 30-40% most deprived boroughs in the UK for the average overall rank’’. According to the 2011 Census, ‘’22% of families were composed of lone parents with dependent children, in the City of Westminster. 23% of children in the borough were receiving free school meals in 2017. 18% of Westminster are over 65, 24% of this demographic lived alone in 2011’’. February 2020, the Institute of Health Equity’s report highlights the following: 1) ‘’People can expect to spend more of their lives in poor health. 2) Improvements to life expectancy have stalled and declined for the poorest 10% of women, 3) The health gap has grown between wealthy and deprived areas.’’ We will coordinate volunteers to support older people who are struggling with being isolated at home by 1) Telephoning (twice a week) to provide company and emotional support, share up-to-date information, answer questions/concerns, and signpost to any additional support that might be available. Our volunteers speak a range of languages prominent in the community, 2) Providing a social group for older people meeting at the Centre as the easing of lockdown restrictions allows, 3) Helping older people with IT skill and advice to access information and feel better connected with friends and family, 4) Providing 1:1 emotional support by phone to BAME communities members experiencing stress and anxiety because of these difficult circumstances. Our bilingual staff and sessional workers speak Arabic and Bengali and will actively listen to concerns/ worries and provide information and signposting to other organisations for further support, 5) Offering activities by Zoom to keep people active, maintaining their mental and physical wellbeing at home, to include women-only exercise, movement and exercise for older people, a choir and healthy cookery and nutrition advice, 6) Maintaining up-to-date links to other resources that are available locally and nationally and promoting all of this through our website, social media, phone, text, and e-bulletins.. We will signpost clients to our new ‘’community pantry’’, at the Centre for residents of south Westminster who are facing hardship and experiencing food poverty, and to other activities/ services including employment support, IT courses, ESOL class, debts advice and volunteering opportunities. Our project will deliver the following outcomes 1) Reduce social isolation/loneliness among clients, 2) Improve the mental and physical wellbeing of clients, 3) Improve connections and create friendships, 4) Build the confidence of clients.
01/05/2021 £29,976 £223,988 THE HEALTH FORUM (KNOWN AS THE BME HEALTH FORUM) COVID19 related funding. The Multilingual Emotional Wellbeing Support Service supports people who are going through an emotionally difficult time and are not fluent English speakers. We will work with 5 partner organisations so that the project will be delivered in Arabic (focusing on Moroccan and Sudanese dialects), Bengali/Sylheti, Farsi and Kurdish. We will train staff and volunteers to use simple counselling skills, and CBT skills (such as goal setting and problem solving skills) to provide clients with emotional support and to help them access the services they need to resolve issues. The training lasts 24 hours (6x4 sessions) but may be shorter if delivered online. The trained staff or volunteers meet clients in a confidential space (or on the phone/online as needed). They support clients with emotional problems in their own language, and support clients to access other services and offer informal interpreting support to help them do so, (for example they might accompany clients to the citizens’ advice bureau and interpret for them).They also help them access health and wellbeing services and social or educational activities and access mainstream mental health services if necessary. Most clients have emotional problems that are tied up with practical problems and they therefore really benefit from a holistic service that targets both. Each client will normally receive 4 sessions, preferably face to face but by telephone when circumstances require it. The staff have adapted to have 3 way conversations with clients and other service providers so that they can continue supporting clients access other services when necessary. The project also provides for additional staff time for staff members to be able to support clients by filling in applications, researching services, writing letters etc. The model combines bilingual support and knowledge of the workers and volunteers with community provider organisations' deeper connections, trust, and roots with their target communities through shared language and culture. We have seen the importance of the service for clients increase exponentially during COVID and especially during the lockdowns.
01/05/2021 £29,075 £709,023 VENTURE COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION , KNOWN AS VENTURE OR VENTURE CENTRE COVID19 related funding. The project is about supporting the mental health and wellbeing of BAME Women from Somali, north Africa and other African countries. Some of whom have had issues with the criminal justice system. The women we seek to support are marginalised even within BAME communities and suffer multiple issues of deprivation, poverty and isolation which severely impact on their ability to take of themselves, their children and families and lead healthy and normal lives. Women we have worked with also suffer significant substance abuse and self - harm. They are literally living on the edge. In terms of women offenders, a recent report by Revolving Doors found that 60% of women offenders had experience domestic violence and the same proportion had drug and alcohol problems. Somali women for example are often isolated because of language issues are not only isolated because of this but are often left alone trying to manage their children and have no one to turn to. This often leads to all sorts of problems including increased poverty and problems with the criminal justice system for their children involved in gang problems, which sometimes has led to tragic outcomes resulting in immense stress for mothers of these children. PAN has over the years been involved in supporting these women in collaboration with local Somali organisations. Project Activities 1) We will run 6 weekly online sessions for 6 times over the year. (36 weeks over a year) to commence from April 2021, 2) Lockdown restrictions permitting we will make provision for face-to-face physical support. (because some of our service users are more comfortable and engage better with this approach), 3) Each weekly cycle we will provide information booklet on maintaining a good mental health wellbeing regime including healthy eating, physical exercise, support services contacts, 4) We will maintain regular contact and engage them with any other relevant activities that the project develops, 5) We aim to reach 120 women in total, 6) We will also engage with other key partners who can offer support, including. Specialist mental health services, local authority, VCS organisations. The sessions will involve one to one therapy, exercise, presentation, and discussion on topics that will educate and bring awareness, address issues of stigmatisation, help them open up, connect to other women and support that maybe available to them. Outcomes 1) Improved mental health and physical wellbeing, 2) Reduced isolation, 3) Improved connectivity with others and support networks, 4) Improved Confidence and self- esteem, 5) Improved self-care, 6) Improved outcomes for children and families. The project is therefore really important in addressing some of the needs of BAME women described
01/05/2021 £28,760 £343,007 YOUNG EALING FOUNDATION COVID19 related funding. To support the Young Ealing Foundation and Southall Community Alliance food distribution service for vulnerable people in Southall, Ealing. A key issue facing many families and individuals was they were receiving ambient products, but fresh produce was extremely limited, and some were receiving none at all. The population of Southall is also very diverse and those with cultural and religious dietary requirements the food available was limited. The Foundation will be running a project this year which looks at the drivers of poverty, using an analysis system called SIGNAL. The approach drills down into root causes which prevent individuals from moving out of poverty. It is our aim to move the food project from being just a symptomatic cure, to actually supporting its vulnerable users away from dependency. We will take this project to the next level and provide targeted interventions based on the findings. We were able to partner with other charities and businesses wanting to help in the crisis. E.g. Ealing Community Transport delivered the parcels for us. Local restaurants such as TKC and the local masonic centre contributed over 200 freshly cooked meals a day.
01/05/2021 £9,994 THE RENA INITIATIVE CIC COVID19 related funding. Continue ‘The RENA Initiative presents: The WoWC Create & Connect’ project for 10 months. This thriving online/offline visual art and befriending project currently supports 55 vulnerable women–including trans women, gender non-conforming women and non-binary persons–from marginalised communities who are experiencing disproportionate challenges and difficulties from the negative impact of Covid-19. This will enable our community to remain creative, connected and supported while empowering them to transition through the stages of recovery and lockdown restrictions being lifted. We will a) create a safe, fun, inclusive and empowering environment for people from diverse backgrounds and cultures to improve their mental health and wellbeing, be positively self-expressed, develop meaningful relationships and share experiences and the impact of Covid-19 through visual art, b) deliver 10 monthly two-hour online (zoom) painting workshops creating art in the style of artists who are women from BAME backgrounds, c) design, print and post workshop activities to offline beneficiaries (with the option to phone into the zoom workshop), d) carry out weekly social/befriending and welfare check telephone calls, e) share information about local services and provide signposting/referrals, f) share online/offline arts & culture events. Before Covid-19, 90% of our 30 beneficiaries were from White City Estate, W12. This area is within the 10% most deprived areas in the UK (IMD 2015) and within the worst 10% nationally on Income Deprivation Affecting Older People domain. Since the crisis, demand for our services have increased by 350%. We are currently supporting 55 women aged 18 - 84 from groups who have been most affected by Covid-19 - 75% are from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic communities, 50% have been ‘shielding’, 40% are older adults, 38% are people with disabilities. Our beneficiaries include Refugees and migrants who speak little English, victims of Violence Against Women & Girls (VAWG), Carers. Additionally, 40% started using foodbanks, beneficiaries have lost multiple family members.
01/05/2021 £10,000 £26,179 QUEENS PARK BANGLADESH ASSOCIATION COVID19 related funding. Community practicalities; piloting and triangulating to improve quality. Raw material will be collated, reviewed, findings and recommendations will be written up, also describing the ‘Speakers’ model, and supplemented from other sources. Recommendations will be widely disseminated to Speakers, Connectors, interested groups, practitioners and decision-makers using established and new peer and professional networks. The pilot showed audio and written notes alone are unreliable when people are working across languages. So, we introduced individual, verbal feedback sessions between Connector and project leader to complete written data records. Connectors’ reflection and evaluation workshops enrich data and add to Connectors’ and REAP’s own understanding. REAP staff will respond holistically to other needs raised by Speakers or Connectors, using resources outside the project.
01/05/2021 £4,559 SHOP AND DONATE COVID19 related funding. Our project is a social supermarket; this is a shop that sells low-cost food to people in poverty. To have access, you are required to meet the membership criteria, this approach enables us to reach the people who need it most. Membership is given to those who have a low income and scarce resources, such as those on insecure jobs, income support, and unemployment. Reducing the costs of food ensures they are well fed and can afford other essentials such as housing and utility costs. This along with the low-cost products distinguishes it from other supermarkets. The good are sourced from places such as mainstream supermarkets, local shops, donations from members of the public, food redistribution organisations and large food banks. The food is in-date and wholesome and would otherwise be sent to landfill by big retailers for a variety of reasons, including items packaged and weighed incorrectly and over-production. The food sold in our social supermarket is very varied. Through this project, we will be able to support disadvantaged individuals by giving them access to essential goods at significantly reduced prices. On top of this, we will do a food delivery service for the elderly and vulnerable residents who may not want to enter the shop. To complement the social supermarket, we will provide additional services. We are eager to draw from our experience and knowledge from running an education and training service through our first charity ‘Acknowledging Youths’, created in 2012. Acknowledging Youths helped over 3000 people, including 800+ people who attended courses and workshops, 700 people who found voluntary or work placements and over 600 people who are now in full-time employment. We worked with juvenile ex-offenders, drug dealers, gang members and young people in care. We also have a community hub called 'AY Group Community Services CIC', created in 2015 where we provide social, educational, recreational and well-being activities in a safe place and secure community environment. However, following the COVID-19 pandemic AY Group was turned into a busy and high demand food bank. Combining the knowledge and experience we have gained over the years with our social supermarket initiative, will enable us to successfully meet our objectives. Overall, we will provide complementary support services for areas such as budgeting, CV and cover letter help, interview skills and debt advice. This will be extremely beneficial to the recipients who may be struggling to find full-time work.
01/05/2021 £6,760 £73,000 LMK - LET ME KNOW (WWW.JUSTLETMEKNOW.ORG) COVID19 related funding. The Speakers project means asylum-seekers, refugees and other migrants (ASRM) in NW London who do not speak (or write) well in English (‘Speakers’) can articulate and explain their daily experiences of post-lockdown access to primary care including Covid vaccinations to bi-lingual community ‘Connectors’: 1) describe experiences, understanding and the strategies they rely on for effective access, 2) express concerns about access e.g., language, information understanding NHS structures, 3) discuss other interactions in primary health post lockdown e.g., vaccination, support for self-care and LTC, 4) ASRM with better English can input too. The project ensures asylum seekers (AS) are involved. Thousands are temporarily housed in hotels in NW London during the crisis (normally AS are housed outside London) so are not included in equality data. There have been C19 outbreaks in hotels. Providers will continue to move them around temporary accommodation across London in the coming year. Most will have to reregister and re-access primary care repeatedly causing several difficulties. Many will remain in London long term; often living in the most deprived communities. The direct insights from people’s current diverse, daily experiences will be an asset for decision makers. We need to learn fast about current realities to ensure equitable, effective, good value services in the context of post-lockdown/Covid/long Covid; ‘churn’ of AS; merger of NWL CCGs towards an ICS; developing PCN and Neighbourhood approaches. But non-fluent ‘Speakers’ rarely have equal access to practice and policy discussions. Without them health services must often depend on ‘community and faith leaders’, well-connected and confident in English, to relay individual experience from newer arrivals or serve as proxy voices. The ‘Speakers’ project recruits and trains bi-lingual ASRM to be ‘Connectors’. Their role is improving communication between local people and large institutions like the NHS. From our experience of ‘Health Connecting’ in partnership with Hillingdon CCG, Community Interpreting and Advocacy, and a pilot ‘Speakers’ project (2019/20 £GLA) REAP has developed a training and support structure. We aim for longer term ‘progression’ so earlier Connectors upgrade skills and support newer Connectors. REAP Connectors will meet Speakers face to face and remotely, talking in their own languages; mostly solo, sometimes in groups. They’ll discuss experiences confidentially and anonymously, using a series of semi-structured questionnaires and other methods. The approach combines social science method with
01/05/2021 £9,460 £551,975 HILLINGDON AUTISTIC CARE AND SUPPORT COVID19 related funding. Get Together is a wellbeing project for adults with autism and learning disabilities aged 18+ to reduce social isolation and anxiety, by increasing active involvement in the community. We'll support at least 20 adults in Hillingdon, with capacity to offer support for higher numbers if there is the demand. Our centre is based in an area of urban deprivation, in the top 50% of most deprived neighbourhoods in UK (IMD 2019). The aim is to rebuild confidence to reintegrate into life after isolation and adjust to the new “normal” in the recovery from Coronavirus. The project identifies lifestyle challenges at an early stage to help individuals take control of their health and wellbeing and draw upon a wider network of support from non-clinical services. Our support will be based on fundamental principles of active participation, informed choice, volunteer action and partnership working. There is a significant gap in existing support for autistic adults and many do not meet statutory threshold for intervention by social care, as Autism is siloed between “learning disability” and “mental health”. We'll offer a weekly timetable of activities that help people to connect with their community (e.g. social events); become more active (e.g. fitness sessions); stay safe and healthy (e.g. mindfulness, wellbeing and stress management sessions, healthy cooking sessions) and introduce digital self-care solutions. Our staff will also provide 1-2-1 advice and guidance to adults based on their individual needs (e.g. welfare benefits advice). We will use this funding to adapt and extend the support in response to the escalating needs of our community during the pandemic, such as offering healthy cooking sessions and piloting a befriending service. Befriending is an ideal activity to deliver remotely, particularly for autistic individuals who (regardless of the pandemic) may be reluctant to engage in face-to-face contact or unfamiliar environments. Befriending can take place in the comfort of their own home, in a remote means that suits them. This provides a less intimidating way of fostering new connections. As normal life resumes individuals would have the choice to meet in-person at community venues should they wish to. In addition to reduced social isolation and loneliness, we expect beneficiaries to experience a range of positive benefits from engaging in our project, such as improved levels of confidence and self-esteem; improved mood, increased motivation, development of new interests and skills, a reduction in anxiety and/or depression and improved physical health. The project has been designed based on our experiences of the pandemic and is therefore a fully flexible delivery model which can be delivered in full either online, face-to-face or as a blended approach.
01/05/2021 £25,500 £52,070 AFRICAN WOMEN’S CARE COVID19 related funding. This project is co-designed with current and former clients from their lived experience. We plan to offer: 1. Fortnightly culturally conscious 2 hour-training workshops for 20 African women participants per workshop to share experience and keep informed of developments affecting their community, including explaining current government entitlements and benefits, prevalent Covid19-related requirements and restrictions, support to achieve a healthy lifestyle; types of illness and prevention; stress reduction methods; advising on processes and form filling; getting the best out of healthcare (including test and trace and vaccination); staying safe; accessing food banks. 2. Weekly 2-hour facilitated focus groups (8-10 participants) to enable them share experience and be offered emotional wellbeing support to help cope with anxiety, low self-esteem, confusion (in many cases exacerbated by Covid19 disruption, long term illness, job loss, stress, or bereavement) and also to reassure those wary of having a vaccination. 3. One-to-one holistic advice (via drop-in, telephone or home visit) to those in need, on the issues raised in the workshops and focus groups above, and referral to other teams within AWC on: supporting domestic violence survivors with life skills, including managing debt and budgeting; individualised welfare benefits advice; support with access and ongoing use of substance abuse services; securing legal advice and assistance around child support, injunctions against perpetuator, child residence; advocacy support to mothers with social service around compliance with Child Protection regulations etc; securing refuge accommodation where needed; advocacy support securing social housing as resettlement accommodation (or private if social housing is not available); support with removal and equipping a new tenancy – utilities, accessing furniture etc; settling into and maintaining a new tenancy; help with sourcing school places where children are moved; reinforcing compliance with safety measures placed, e.g. injunctions to reduce incidents of repeat victimisation. 4. We will work closely with our local GP surgeries on cross referral and information sharing (with service user consent) and refer to local service providers and community groups depending on needs regarding employment, dealing with debt, claiming benefits, health provision, befriending, volunteering opportunities and community leisure and social activities. Service users who are anxious or confused or with poor English will be accompanied for support. 5. We will also run events to engage people and allow time for enjoyment – e.g. sharing African traditional cuisine, African song and dance. Through these activities we expect the women to become more connected to their communities, more friendships and less socially isolated, with strategies for healthier living and improved awareness of how to access and get the best out of health and other local public services; plus increased self-confidence, motivation, emotional resilience and hope for the future.
01/05/2021 £25,756 £549,827 MIDAYE SOMALI DEVELOPMENT NETWORK COVID19 related funding. The project, Midaye will provide a multilingual gateway service on health information and healthcare access to isolated BME migrants in NW London to support better outcomes for the mental wellbeing and physical health of our communities in the wake of Covid-19. We will build from our existing engagement with BME migrants and utilise the trusted position we hold in our communities as a grassroots community-led organisation. We will use our existing network and engage partners – including, e.g., IAPTS; local GP surgeries; and LA Public Health departments – to help isolated and hard-to-reach individuals struggling with complex health needs, which have been further exacerbated by Covid-19. We will provide 3 drop-in clinics/week to 288 clients over the year. Working in 6 languages, we will provide information, advocacy, language support and referrals into our own specialist services and other services, including primary care pathways. We will 1) work with clients on primary care access: understanding doctor’s advice/treatment plans; and overcoming language barriers to, e.g., make appointments and communicate with healthcare professionals including pharmacists, nurses, etc., 2) refer clients to other health related services provided by Midaye (e.g. FGM, in partnership with St Mary’s;
01/05/2021 £8,018 £34,399 PEOPLE ARISE NOW COVID19 related funding. UK domestic violence rates are high and the problem starts young. Research from NSPCC and MOPAC shows: • 25% of teenage girls and 20% of teenage boys experience physical partner violence, • 75% of teenage girls and 50% of teenage boys experience emotional partner violence, • 40% of 16-17 year-old girls have not received information on consent, • Only 20% of 16-17 year-olds can tell if a relationship is abusive. Relationship abuse is linked to poor mental health, substance abuse, self-harm, suicidal ideation and educational disengagement. LMK works with community groups to provide relationship workshops for young people aged 11-24 years that addresses these issues. We discuss healthy and unhealthy relationship behaviours, equipping teens to spot warning signs of relationship abuse and domestic violence (https://www.justletmeknow.org/10-signs), giving them tools to keep themselves and friends safe. Using film and guided discussions, our trained educators (known as LMK Leaders) lead teenagers through honest conversations and leave them equipped to enjoy healthy, fulfilling relationships. We include practical lessons on topics teenagers want to learn about including: ‘how to set boundaries’, ‘how to help a friend’ and ‘how to break up safely.’ After attending a workshop (currently on Zoom), young people can volunteer to become mentors and share knowledge and skills with their communities, as part of our Youth Mentor Programme. Mentors (aged 16+) are given extensive training and ongoing support from our educators, to prepare them to co-run workshops. After a successful pilot programme, predominantly in Camden, we are looking to expand into Westminster. In this borough, 19% of domestic violence victims are under 24 and 20% of sexual abuse victims are under 18, making it one of the most affected boroughs in London. Specifically, the project will: 1) Recruit two youth workers (LMK Leaders) for Westminster on a sessional basis (salary cost covered by this grant), 2) Roll out LMK workshops to young people in 4 Westminster partner organisations (minimum 150 youth will receive 3 modules of relationship education, 6 hours). Participants include teens in PRUs and probation youth services, and those living in disadvantaged wards (salary and resource costs covered by this grant), 3) Select one teenager to enrol on LMK’s Youth Mentor Programme who, with training and support, becomes qualified to deliver workshops alongside our LMK Leaders. This ambassador will embed knowledge/skills within their own communities (training and supervision, covered by this grant). The total cost of this project is £12,410. We have secured £5,650 from other grants and individual giving. We therefore request £6,760 from Imperial to cover the partial salary costs of the LMK Leaders plus some limited resources, associated with this project (detailed in the finance section.) Through LMK workshops, young people are able to discuss relationships and practice scenarios in a safe, supportive and non-judgemental environment. Numerous charities support victims of relationship abuse, but few exist to prevent abuse in the first place. We are the only London charity to offer this education for free, making us accessible to disadvantaged communities.
01/05/2021 £10,000 KULAN FOUNDATION COVID19 related funding. The P/T Project Worker aims to help people get most up-to-date information about the pandemic by providing credible and reliable information; so that the majority do not rely on social media or other third parties for information, which may be incorrect, misleading or a conspiracy theory. They build up a rapport with local residents’ signposting to practical help available locally from mainstream services and addresses specific false claims. We would like to provide a wraparound accessible service for local older people and vulnerable families from the Bangladeshi Community in and around Queens Park. The aim is to improved access to information/ guidance to help tackle misinformation and myths. We will deliver a bilingual, culturally sensitive support, which includes COVID advice, myth-busting and healthy living guidance to reduce vulnerability to COVID and other related health risks. Our project will also cater emergency food parcels for vulnerable individuals/families that are homebound, or unable to use local food bank due to cultural unsuitability. Our project aims to help people access the right information and support to make informed decisions regarding their health and wellbeing. The project will benefit 120 individuals or approx. 40 families from W2, W9,W10, W11,W12, NW6 and NW8 areas, that have large pockets of marginalised people of Bangladeshi origin who are struggling to make sense of what has happened. Our core target group are experiencing cultural, religious, language, communication and other barriers, including poverty, social, health problems and lack of knowledge about services. Our Information and Guidance will be our main emphasis of the project where we provide one-to-one bilingual support for the most vulnerable and isolated people in our community. They would receive exclusive phone calls and home visits to offer support to address the barriers inhibiting them from leading a well-connected life. We will provide culturally appropriate food parcel twice a month for 12 months to help vulnerable individual/families with food insecurities. Many older people are homebound and vulnerable families in poverty who are unable to make use food provided by Food banks as they don’t know how to incorporate everyday basic items such as beans, soup, pasta into their diet, which is mainly rice and curry. Further challenge lies with feelings of shame in older adults/families and worries that they may be perceived negatively by peers if they were to seek crisis support. Thus, become hard-to-reach, hidden, so providing support within the home is crucial. We will deliver these directly to their home and promote good health. Our older people tend to struggle the most, with language barriers and even those who are aware may not fully understand the breadth of information regarding the current situation and get confused. Many are avoiding the use of available services in fear of potential hospitalisation, taking vaccines or even visiting their GP practice for blood tests. Hence prolonging their existing health issues. Our excluded community very often falls through the net and this project aims to address the main causes. We hope residents will make healthier choices about their wellbeing.
01/05/2021 £35,552 £1,687,265 OPEN AGE COVID19 related funding. Opportunity to expand and embed the Digital Inclusion work of the voluntary sector across three boroughs within NWL (Westminster, K&C and H&F). This is part-funded with NHS Charities Together.
30/04/2021 £60,630 IMPERIAL COLLEGE HEALTHCARE NHS TRUST In this project, I will develop a criterion for accurate diagnosis of mild encephalopathy using a electro encephalography (EEG) obtained within six hours of birth and will evaluate the diagnostic accuracy (sensitivity and specificity) of this criterion in a second cohort of 50 infants admitted to the Imperial NHS trust. These data will help us in designing a large multi-country trial of cooling therapy in infants with mild encephalopathy. Secondly, this fellowship will allow me to obtain necessary skills and preliminary data for an NIHR doctoral fellowship and pursue a career in clinical academic neonatal neurology nursing, with expertise in neonatal electrophysiology. Finally, this study alongside our ongoing neonatal neurology research program will help us to establish United Kingdom’s first nurse led neonatal neurocritical care unit at the Imperial NHS trust.
30/04/2021 £72,000 IMPERIAL COLLEGE HEALTHCARE NHS TRUST I propose to conduct a ‘kisspeptin test’ to objectively assess hypothalamic function in obese men with hypogonadism and compare their responses to healthy men.
29/04/2021 £66,234 IMPERIAL COLLEGE HEALTHCARE NHS TRUST This study is to explore research participants’ views on the impacts of their research involvement, specifically for research that has been led by healthcare professionals outside medicine. These include nurses, midwives, physiotherapists, occupational therapists, other allied health professionals, pharmacists and psychologists (abbreviated to NMAHPPs). The term ‘impact’ has not been pre-defined; this will be determined as part of the study. Recruitment has two parts: National Institute for Health Research records and established social media networks will be used to identify NMAHPP researchers across the UK; these individuals will then share the invitation to take part with their existing research participants. One-to-one interviews will be conducted to explore participants’ experiences of being involved in research, including the associated personal and broader impacts (both positive and negative). Interview transcripts will be analysed to identify common, unique and differing themes. The findings will contribute to the development of a framework to capture the impact of NMAHPP research that incorporates items that are meaningful to research participants. This framework will be developed and refined through discussion with patients, researchers, clinicians and hospital managers. The findings will also contribute to the ongoing national discussion on clinical academic careers for healthcare professionals outside medicine.
28/04/2021 £59,894 IMPERIAL COLLEGE HEALTHCARE NHS TRUST The aim is to better understand adherence patterns so that healthcare professionals are better equipped to offer patient-centred care to this specific population, aiming to improve their adherence levels and disease management.
28/04/2021 £68,192 IMPERIAL COLLEGE HEALTHCARE NHS TRUST I will conduct focus groups to ask people with dementia and their carers what information and support strategies they would find helpful to understand and make decisions about smart technology
28/04/2021 £70,784 IMPERIAL COLLEGE HEALTHCARE NHS TRUST Our aim is to develop a ML algorithm, capable of automated ultrasound feature extraction. The model will be trained utilising a supervised learning process using thousands of ovarian cyst images, labelled with specific ultrasound features, outlined in IOTA models. The ability of the ML algorithm to automate ultrasound feature extraction will then be tested on unlabelled ultrasound ovarian cyst images.
28/04/2021 £60,804 IMPERIAL COLLEGE HEALTHCARE NHS TRUST A Community of Practice for Regional Anaesthesia (CoP-RA) has the potential to enhance patients’ awareness of their anaesthetic options, but patients’ ability and willingness to engage with a CoP-RA has not been evaluated. The aims therefore of this single-centre pilot study are: 1. To investigate “Health Literacy” and “Anaesthetic Knowledge” in patients scheduled for elective surgery 2. To develop personalised resources for a CoP-RA in partnership with patients and healthcare professionals
28/04/2021 £65,000 IMPERIAL COLLEGE HEALTHCARE NHS TRUST The study will allow me to establish the best way to deliver pacing treatment aimed at relieving the blood flow obstruction within the heart. This treatment can then be tested in longer term studies to see if this is effective in relieving symptoms and improving the quality of life of people with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy.
28/04/2021 £60,382 IMPERIAL COLLEGE HEALTHCARE NHS TRUST Greater insight into the epidemiology of sepsis in children would help to improve the understanding why some children get sepsis, the type of sepsis they will suffer from. It will allow clinicians to have a better understanding of the sepsis trends i.e. is there gender differences? Racial differences? Age differences? Helping clinicians to better plan services. Objectives - Using data collected from health records over the past five years. 1. Understand the overall number of children presenting to ICHT with sepsis 2. Describe the demographics of children: Sepsis by age groups/sex/race/social status 3. Describe the type of sepsis seen: Viral; bacterial and fungal a. Understand the number of admissions to the emergency department/children’s and neonatal intensive care units by pathology/demographics b. Understand how long children stay in hospital 4. Understand how many children get infections whilst in hospital Analysis - I will utilise electronic health records data within Imperial to gather all data on sepsis admission for paediatric and neonatal patients. To ensure any annual variations are accounted for, I will use the last 5 years of data (2016 to 2020). The analysis will be mainly descriptive; data will be presented in terms of cases per 1000 admissions per year and presented data in tables grouped by demographics
28/04/2021 £65,100 IMPERIAL COLLEGE HEALTHCARE NHS TRUST This study will explore the diagnostic performance of laser-REIMS in detecting: A) the presence of hrHPV infection and precancerous changes in the cell pellets from LBC samples B) the presence and severity of precancerous changes in cervical tissue samples. Laser-REIMS has the potential to offer a single, automated highly-accurate screening and triage test that will enhance disease prevention at reduced cost for the health services. The expansion of laser-REIMS in colposcopy clinics could further enhance diagnostics and ‘precision’ treatment.
28/04/2021 £105 INDIVIDUAL RECIPIENT Funding is available to support patients (and their families) facing severe financial difficulty as a result of being treated in one of the Trust’s hospitals (Charing Cross, Hammersmith, Queen Charlotte's & Chelsea, St Mary and Western Eye). Support is available for both in and out patients, and their families to cover the cost of transport, accommodation, funeral expenses and basic essential items like clothes and personal hygiene for babies, children and adults.
28/04/2021 £770 INDIVIDUAL RECIPIENT Funding is available to support patients (and their families) facing severe financial difficulty as a result of being treated in one of the Trust’s hospitals (Charing Cross, Hammersmith, Queen Charlotte's & Chelsea, St Mary and Western Eye). Support is available for both in and out patients, and their families to cover the cost of transport, accommodation, funeral expenses and basic essential items like clothes and personal hygiene for babies, children and adults.
27/04/2021 £440 INDIVIDUAL RECIPIENT Funding is available to support patients (and their families) facing severe financial difficulty as a result of being treated in one of the Trust’s hospitals (Charing Cross, Hammersmith, Queen Charlotte's & Chelsea, St Mary and Western Eye). Support is available for both in and out patients, and their families to cover the cost of transport, accommodation, funeral expenses and basic essential items like clothes and personal hygiene for babies, children and adults.
22/04/2021 £800 INDIVIDUAL RECIPIENT Funding is available to support patients (and their families) facing severe financial difficulty as a result of being treated in one of the Trust’s hospitals (Charing Cross, Hammersmith, Queen Charlotte's & Chelsea, St Mary and Western Eye). Support is available for both in and out patients, and their families to cover the cost of transport, accommodation, funeral expenses and basic essential items like clothes and personal hygiene for babies, children and adults.
21/04/2021 £185,100 IMPERIAL COLLEGE HEALTHCARE NHS TRUST Provision of NHS wifi to boost patient and family interaction capability during their quaratine separation period. This allowed families to better stay in touch and minimize the mental health impact due to stress and isolation.
21/04/2021 £5,000 IMPERIAL COLLEGE HEALTHCARE NHS TRUST Support to the families of ICHT staff, Theresa Ladi Kolo, who passed away in 2020 and in 2021, at the height of the Covid-19 pandemic
21/04/2021 £150 INDIVIDUAL RECIPIENT Funding is available to support patients (and their families) facing severe financial difficulty as a result of being treated in one of the Trust’s hospitals (Charing Cross, Hammersmith, Queen Charlotte's & Chelsea, St Mary and Western Eye). Support is available for both in and out patients, and their families to cover the cost of transport, accommodation, funeral expenses and basic essential items like clothes and personal hygiene for babies, children and adults.
21/04/2021 £950 INDIVIDUAL RECIPIENT Funding is available to support patients (and their families) facing severe financial difficulty as a result of being treated in one of the Trust’s hospitals (Charing Cross, Hammersmith, Queen Charlotte's & Chelsea, St Mary and Western Eye). Support is available for both in and out patients, and their families to cover the cost of transport, accommodation, funeral expenses and basic essential items like clothes and personal hygiene for babies, children and adults.
21/04/2021 £800 INDIVIDUAL RECIPIENT Funding is available to support patients (and their families) facing severe financial difficulty as a result of being treated in one of the Trust’s hospitals (Charing Cross, Hammersmith, Queen Charlotte's & Chelsea, St Mary and Western Eye). Support is available for both in and out patients, and their families to cover the cost of transport, accommodation, funeral expenses and basic essential items like clothes and personal hygiene for babies, children and adults.
20/04/2021 £54,181 IMPERIAL COLLEGE HEALTHCARE NHS TRUST Arm and Leg exercise equipment - THERA-Trainer tigo 510 x3, Arjo Standing Hoist, Hand weights, Exercise bikes x2, Various games, Hand Dynometer, Inspiratory Muscle Trainer device, Laptops for IMT, Tablets including software, Sara Combiliser Standing Aid, Cough Assist, Weighing patslide, Weighing Chair, CTAR therapy ball, Lark 2, Chewy tubes, Anatome Chairs
19/04/2021 £850 INDIVIDUAL RECIPIENT Funding is available to support patients (and their families) facing severe financial difficulty as a result of being treated in one of the Trust’s hospitals (Charing Cross, Hammersmith, Queen Charlotte's & Chelsea, St Mary and Western Eye). Support is available for both in and out patients, and their families to cover the cost of transport, accommodation, funeral expenses and basic essential items like clothes and personal hygiene for babies, children and adults.
19/04/2021 £350 INDIVIDUAL RECIPIENT Funding is available to support patients (and their families) facing severe financial difficulty as a result of being treated in one of the Trust’s hospitals (Charing Cross, Hammersmith, Queen Charlotte's & Chelsea, St Mary and Western Eye). Support is available for both in and out patients, and their families to cover the cost of transport, accommodation, funeral expenses and basic essential items like clothes and personal hygiene for babies, children and adults.
16/04/2021 £350 INDIVIDUAL RECIPIENT Funding is available to support patients (and their families) facing severe financial difficulty as a result of being treated in one of the Trust’s hospitals (Charing Cross, Hammersmith, Queen Charlotte's & Chelsea, St Mary and Western Eye). Support is available for both in and out patients, and their families to cover the cost of transport, accommodation, funeral expenses and basic essential items like clothes and personal hygiene for babies, children and adults.
14/04/2021 £8,750 IMPERIAL COLLEGE HEALTHCARE NHS TRUST Rennovation and decoration of the memory unit, 10E, Charing Cross Hospital
09/04/2021 £1,000 INDIVIDUAL RECIPIENT Funding is available to support patients (and their families) facing severe financial difficulty as a result of being treated in one of the Trust’s hospitals (Charing Cross, Hammersmith, Queen Charlotte's & Chelsea, St Mary and Western Eye). Support is available for both in and out patients, and their families to cover the cost of transport, accommodation, funeral expenses and basic essential items like clothes and personal hygiene for babies, children and adults.
01/04/2021 £54,203 IMPERIAL COLLEGE HEALTHCARE NHS TRUST a) infrastructure costs including research, and impact and evaluation b) Three sub-grant schemes (microgrant, small grant, large grant) to NWL community organisations
01/04/2021 £1,300 INDIVIDUAL RECIPIENT Funding is available to support patients (and their families) facing severe financial difficulty as a result of being treated in one of the Trust’s hospitals (Charing Cross, Hammersmith, Queen Charlotte's & Chelsea, St Mary and Western Eye). Support is available for both in and out patients, and their families to cover the cost of transport, accommodation, funeral expenses and basic essential items like clothes and personal hygiene for babies, children and adults.
29/03/2021 £558 IMPERIAL COLLEGE HEALTHCARE NHS TRUST Funding is available to support patients (and their families) facing severe financial difficulty as a result of being treated in one of the Trust’s hospitals (Charing Cross, Hammersmith, Queen Charlotte's & Chelsea, St Mary and Western Eye). Support is available for both in and out patients, and their families to cover the cost of transport, accommodation, funeral expenses and basic essential items like clothes and personal hygiene for babies, children and adults.
29/03/2021 £940 IMPERIAL COLLEGE HEALTHCARE NHS TRUST Funding is available to support patients (and their families) facing severe financial difficulty as a result of being treated in one of the Trust’s hospitals (Charing Cross, Hammersmith, Queen Charlotte's & Chelsea, St Mary and Western Eye). Support is available for both in and out patients, and their families to cover the cost of transport, accommodation, funeral expenses and basic essential items like clothes and personal hygiene for babies, children and adults.
25/03/2021 £40,000 IMPERIAL COLLEGE HEALTHCARE NHS TRUST Support the consultation costs associated with Ab Rogers Design relating to the proposal to refurbish the Breast Unit to improve both staff and patient experience. The design and scoping work is required to establish the direction of the refurbishment.
25/03/2021 £10,820 IMPERIAL COLLEGE HEALTHCARE NHS TRUST Donation from Goldman Sachs to fund speech & language resources, sensory equipment for play team and what is left over will pay for art therapy funding
24/03/2021 £200 IMPERIAL COLLEGE HEALTHCARE NHS TRUST Funding is available to support patients (and their families) facing severe financial difficulty as a result of being treated in one of the Trust’s hospitals (Charing Cross, Hammersmith, Queen Charlotte's & Chelsea, St Mary and Western Eye). Support is available for both in and out patients, and their families to cover the cost of transport, accommodation, funeral expenses and basic essential items like clothes and personal hygiene for babies, children and adults.
22/03/2021 £6,620 IMPERIAL COLLEGE HEALTHCARE NHS TRUST Winter 2021 Staff Pressures - Deliveroo
22/03/2021 £360 IMPERIAL COLLEGE HEALTHCARE NHS TRUST Funding is available to support patients (and their families) facing severe financial difficulty as a result of being treated in one of the Trust’s hospitals (Charing Cross, Hammersmith, Queen Charlotte's & Chelsea, St Mary and Western Eye). Support is available for both in and out patients, and their families to cover the cost of transport, accommodation, funeral expenses and basic essential items like clothes and personal hygiene for babies, children and adults.
22/03/2021 £607 IMPERIAL COLLEGE HEALTHCARE NHS TRUST Uplift
17/03/2021 £9,956 IMPERIAL COLLEGE HEALTHCARE NHS TRUST To refurbish the blank wall space in the emergency department with ‘public’ art. This is being facilitated by Artmongers.
17/03/2021 £5,586 IMPERIAL COLLEGE HEALTHCARE NHS TRUST The equipment will allow trainees to meet the standards of a practising ophthalmology clinician as determined by the Royal College of Ophthalmology. The equipment will also be used to diagnose refractive error as a cause of visual disturbance to help reduce unnecessary investigations and referrals for patients, who present in the Western Eye Hospital eye casualty and outpatient clinics.
17/03/2021 £550 IMPERIAL COLLEGE HEALTHCARE NHS TRUST Funding is available to support patients (and their families) facing severe financial difficulty as a result of being treated in one of the Trust’s hospitals (Charing Cross, Hammersmith, Queen Charlotte's & Chelsea, St Mary and Western Eye). Support is available for both in and out patients, and their families to cover the cost of transport, accommodation, funeral expenses and basic essential items like clothes and personal hygiene for babies, children and adults.
11/03/2021 £730 IMPERIAL COLLEGE HEALTHCARE NHS TRUST Funding is available to support patients (and their families) facing severe financial difficulty as a result of being treated in one of the Trust’s hospitals (Charing Cross, Hammersmith, Queen Charlotte's & Chelsea, St Mary and Western Eye). Support is available for both in and out patients, and their families to cover the cost of transport, accommodation, funeral expenses and basic essential items like clothes and personal hygiene for babies, children and adults.
09/03/2021 £700 IMPERIAL COLLEGE HEALTHCARE NHS TRUST Funding is available to support patients (and their families) facing severe financial difficulty as a result of being treated in one of the Trust’s hospitals (Charing Cross, Hammersmith, Queen Charlotte's & Chelsea, St Mary and Western Eye). Support is available for both in and out patients, and their families to cover the cost of transport, accommodation, funeral expenses and basic essential items like clothes and personal hygiene for babies, children and adults.
04/03/2021 £470 IMPERIAL COLLEGE HEALTHCARE NHS TRUST Funding is available to support patients (and their families) facing severe financial difficulty as a result of being treated in one of the Trust’s hospitals (Charing Cross, Hammersmith, Queen Charlotte's & Chelsea, St Mary and Western Eye). Support is available for both in and out patients, and their families to cover the cost of transport, accommodation, funeral expenses and basic essential items like clothes and personal hygiene for babies, children and adults.
03/03/2021 £700 IMPERIAL COLLEGE HEALTHCARE NHS TRUST Funding is available to support patients (and their families) facing severe financial difficulty as a result of being treated in one of the Trust’s hospitals (Charing Cross, Hammersmith, Queen Charlotte's & Chelsea, St Mary and Western Eye). Support is available for both in and out patients, and their families to cover the cost of transport, accommodation, funeral expenses and basic essential items like clothes and personal hygiene for babies, children and adults.
01/03/2021 £5,000 IMPERIAL COLLEGE HEALTHCARE NHS TRUST COVID19 related funding. For the families of Trust staff who passed away during COVID-19.
01/03/2021 £500,000 IMPERIAL COLLEGE HEALTHCARE NHS TRUST Enabling works to provide additional acute MRI scanner to support Brain FUS services with associated ancillary rooms & a new patient waiting area and Acute imaging reception.
22/02/2021 £762 IMPERIAL COLLEGE HEALTHCARE NHS TRUST This is a wall mounted machine which will allow amputees in rehabilitation to undertake cardiovascular exercise both when seated in their wheelchair and also when standing with their prosthesis. This will also help with strengthening their core musculature and upper limbs and promote weight bearing through the prosthesis. The Skierg will be positioned in gym 2 in the out-patient therapy department.
18/02/2021 £250 IMPERIAL COLLEGE HEALTHCARE NHS TRUST Funding is available to support patients (and their families) facing severe financial difficulty as a result of being treated in one of the Trust’s hospitals (Charing Cross, Hammersmith, Queen Charlotte's & Chelsea, St Mary and Western Eye). Support is available for both in and out patients, and their families to cover the cost of transport, accommodation, funeral expenses and basic essential items like clothes and personal hygiene for babies, children and adults.
17/02/2021 £490 IMPERIAL COLLEGE HEALTHCARE NHS TRUST Funding is available to support patients (and their families) facing severe financial difficulty as a result of being treated in one of the Trust’s hospitals (Charing Cross, Hammersmith, Queen Charlotte's & Chelsea, St Mary and Western Eye). Support is available for both in and out patients, and their families to cover the cost of transport, accommodation, funeral expenses and basic essential items like clothes and personal hygiene for babies, children and adults.
11/02/2021 £640 IMPERIAL COLLEGE HEALTHCARE NHS TRUST Funding is available to support patients (and their families) facing severe financial difficulty as a result of being treated in one of the Trust’s hospitals (Charing Cross, Hammersmith, Queen Charlotte's & Chelsea, St Mary and Western Eye). Support is available for both in and out patients, and their families to cover the cost of transport, accommodation, funeral expenses and basic essential items like clothes and personal hygiene for babies, children and adults.
10/02/2021 £61,632 IMPERIAL COLLEGE HEALTHCARE NHS TRUST What is proposed: Develop an easily accessible online resource to allow 11-25s and those supporting them (families, health, education) to learn about: 1) what makes 11-25s special, vulnerable, amazing; 2) challenges and needs for 11-25s; 3) building-block approach to educating patients/families/HCPs about support that can/should be given, e.g. transition tools, psychosocial risk assessments, rights in education/workplace etc.; 4) short, mini-modules (5-10 minutes) to allow learning anytime and anywhere. Core modules and content developed to be understandable for all, i.e. 11-25s, parents, HCPs, others – regardless of academic ability. Live links to long-term sites (e.g. Royal Colleges, NHS, any other relevant projects with long-term track-record) will be embedded. Digital short stories (2-3min video-clips created by 11-25s, parents, HCPs) will support engagement and bring lived experience to resources. Modules and content will be co-produced with patients, parents, clinical staff and local/community partners. Content will NOT be condition specific, but specific to what is relevant to the 11-25 healthcare transition and related skills, knowledge and experience. Therefore, the project will address the knowledge gap about 11-25 healthcare transition in all groups, leading to improved care, self-care and communication.
08/02/2021 £600 IMPERIAL COLLEGE HEALTHCARE NHS TRUST Funding is available to support patients (and their families) facing severe financial difficulty as a result of being treated in one of the Trust’s hospitals (Charing Cross, Hammersmith, Queen Charlotte's & Chelsea, St Mary and Western Eye). Support is available for both in and out patients, and their families to cover the cost of transport, accommodation, funeral expenses and basic essential items like clothes and personal hygiene for babies, children and adults.
05/02/2021 £1,325 IMPERIAL COLLEGE HEALTHCARE NHS TRUST Manikin for staff education within critical care
01/02/2021 £20,062 IMPERIAL COLLEGE HEALTHCARE NHS TRUST Work by Grant Thornton (inc. presentation to Board) and by AECOM to calculate a capital cost: related to the proposal to create a hub at St Mary’s Hospital to study infectious diseases and innovate treatments, loosely based around the original Fleming laboratory, in close alignment with Imperial College’s Institute of Infection. Essential scoping work is required to establish the scale and direction of the proposal, assess the risk and inform the Board whether it is a pursuable endeavour.
01/02/2021 £17,695 IMPERIAL COLLEGE HEALTHCARE NHS TRUST COVID19 related funding. ECG equipment upgrade for Critical Care - 53 ECG leads & 8 printers
01/02/2021 £50,000 IMPERIAL COLLEGE HEALTHCARE NHS TRUST COVID19 related funding. Long Covid NHS CT Allocation
01/02/2021 £55,000 IMPERIAL COLLEGE HEALTHCARE NHS TRUST COVID19 related funding. Provisions Boxes for staff members.
01/02/2021 £6,000 IMPERIAL COLLEGE HEALTHCARE NHS TRUST COVID19 related funding. Psychological Support for Staff
01/02/2021 £5,000 IMPERIAL COLLEGE HEALTHCARE NHS TRUST COVID19 related funding. For the families of Trust staff who passed away during COVID-19.
01/02/2021 £80,000 IMPERIAL COLLEGE HEALTHCARE NHS TRUST COVID19 related funding. Second Surge LEON ICU
01/02/2021 £5,000 IMPERIAL COLLEGE HEALTHCARE NHS TRUST COVID19 related funding. For the families of Trust staff who passed away during COVID-19.
01/02/2021 £2,731 IMPERIAL COLLEGE HEALTHCARE NHS TRUST COVID19 related funding. Deliveroo vouchers for critical care
28/01/2021 £250 IMPERIAL COLLEGE HEALTHCARE NHS TRUST Funding is available to support patients (and their families) facing severe financial difficulty as a result of being treated in one of the Trust’s hospitals (Charing Cross, Hammersmith, Queen Charlotte's & Chelsea, St Mary and Western Eye). Support is available for both in and out patients, and their families to cover the cost of transport, accommodation, funeral expenses and basic essential items like clothes and personal hygiene for babies, children and adults.
27/01/2021 £750 IMPERIAL COLLEGE HEALTHCARE NHS TRUST Funding is available to support patients (and their families) facing severe financial difficulty as a result of being treated in one of the Trust’s hospitals (Charing Cross, Hammersmith, Queen Charlotte's & Chelsea, St Mary and Western Eye). Support is available for both in and out patients, and their families to cover the cost of transport, accommodation, funeral expenses and basic essential items like clothes and personal hygiene for babies, children and adults.
27/01/2021 £400 IMPERIAL COLLEGE HEALTHCARE NHS TRUST Funding is available to support patients (and their families) facing severe financial difficulty as a result of being treated in one of the Trust’s hospitals (Charing Cross, Hammersmith, Queen Charlotte's & Chelsea, St Mary and Western Eye). Support is available for both in and out patients, and their families to cover the cost of transport, accommodation, funeral expenses and basic essential items like clothes and personal hygiene for babies, children and adults.
26/01/2021 £550 IMPERIAL COLLEGE HEALTHCARE NHS TRUST Funding is available to support patients (and their families) facing severe financial difficulty as a result of being treated in one of the Trust’s hospitals (Charing Cross, Hammersmith, Queen Charlotte's & Chelsea, St Mary and Western Eye). Support is available for both in and out patients, and their families to cover the cost of transport, accommodation, funeral expenses and basic essential items like clothes and personal hygiene for babies, children and adults.
25/01/2021 £300 IMPERIAL COLLEGE HEALTHCARE NHS TRUST Project where children, young people and their families are able to express themselves through drawing and writing and other creative means. Grant is to pay for art materials.
25/01/2021 £450 INDIVIDUAL RECIPIENT Funding is available to support patients (and their families) facing severe financial difficulty as a result of being treated in one of the Trust’s hospitals (Charing Cross, Hammersmith, Queen Charlotte's & Chelsea, St Mary and Western Eye). Support is available for both in and out patients, and their families to cover the cost of transport, accommodation, funeral expenses and basic essential items like clothes and personal hygiene for babies, children and adults.
22/01/2021 £816 IMPERIAL COLLEGE HEALTHCARE NHS TRUST Funding is available to support patients (and their families) facing severe financial difficulty as a result of being treated in one of the Trust’s hospitals (Charing Cross, Hammersmith, Queen Charlotte's & Chelsea, St Mary and Western Eye). Support is available for both in and out patients, and their families to cover the cost of transport, accommodation, funeral expenses and basic essential items like clothes and personal hygiene for babies, children and adults.
20/01/2021 £500 IMPERIAL COLLEGE HEALTHCARE NHS TRUST Funding is available to support patients (and their families) facing severe financial difficulty as a result of being treated in one of the Trust’s hospitals (Charing Cross, Hammersmith, Queen Charlotte's & Chelsea, St Mary and Western Eye). Support is available for both in and out patients, and their families to cover the cost of transport, accommodation, funeral expenses and basic essential items like clothes and personal hygiene for babies, children and adults.
20/01/2021 £550 IMPERIAL COLLEGE HEALTHCARE NHS TRUST Funding is available to support patients (and their families) facing severe financial difficulty as a result of being treated in one of the Trust’s hospitals (Charing Cross, Hammersmith, Queen Charlotte's & Chelsea, St Mary and Western Eye). Support is available for both in and out patients, and their families to cover the cost of transport, accommodation, funeral expenses and basic essential items like clothes and personal hygiene for babies, children and adults.
18/01/2021 £42,477 IMPERIAL COLLEGE HEALTHCARE NHS TRUST A joint post between the Chelsea Foundation and the Trust, which will be responsible for developing new health and wellbeing initiatives for patients, staff and local communities
13/01/2021 £4,084 IMPERIAL COLLEGE HEALTHCARE NHS TRUST To purchase recliner chairs which have a built-in pressure relieving cushion for patients with pressure ulcers and also have an adjustable width to accommodate patients of various sizes.
13/01/2021 £3,438 IMPERIAL COLLEGE HEALTHCARE NHS TRUST ‘Televisions (TVs) and Radios’ for nine isolation rooms on John Humphrey infectious diseases ward. To improve patient wellbeing by reducing feelings of isolation and loneliness.
13/01/2021 £82 IMPERIAL COLLEGE HEALTHCARE NHS TRUST Funding is available to support patients (and their families) facing severe financial difficulty as a result of being treated in one of the Trust’s hospitals (Charing Cross, Hammersmith, Queen Charlotte's & Chelsea, St Mary and Western Eye). Support is available for both in and out patients, and their families to cover the cost of transport, accommodation, funeral expenses and basic essential items like clothes and personal hygiene for babies, children and adults.
06/01/2021 £1,000 IMPERIAL COLLEGE HEALTHCARE NHS TRUST Funding is available to support patients (and their families) facing severe financial difficulty as a result of being treated in one of the Trust’s hospitals (Charing Cross, Hammersmith, Queen Charlotte's & Chelsea, St Mary and Western Eye). Support is available for both in and out patients, and their families to cover the cost of transport, accommodation, funeral expenses and basic essential items like clothes and personal hygiene for babies, children and adults.
01/01/2021 £5,000 IMPERIAL COLLEGE HEALTHCARE NHS TRUST COVID19 related funding. For the families of Trust staff who passed away during COVID-19.
22/12/2020 £30,085 IMPERIAL COLLEGE HEALTHCARE NHS TRUST The COVID-19 pandemic has led to a dramatic fall in hospital attendance generally, which has greatly impacted research. To overcome this, the i-VAN is capable of bringing clinical care and research to patients in the community, consistent with the NHS ‘Five Year Forward View’. Equipped with our latest imaging devices, visual field analysers and state of the art clinical research facilities, the i-VAN would be the first of its kind to enable the highest sophistication of specialist clinical care in the community in a COVID-safe manner, and local to patients. By operating locally, we aim to address patient concerns surrounding being in a hospital environment whilst reinvigorating clinical trial accessibility and recruitment. Moreover, we foresee improved inclusivity for those previously disadvantaged in research by allowing improved access for particular patient groups. Initially, we plan to use the i-VAN for clinical research appointments in order to develop the mobile clinic platform. The i-VAN will see its capabilities expanded to include all patients from a variety of different subspecialties who may have difficulty in attending their regular appointments, and thus improving the monitoring of their condition. We are also working with the Medical Director’s Office (Professor Julian Redhead) to support the Trust’s efforts to administer the Covid vaccine in the local community.
15/12/2020 £73,502 IMPERIAL COLLEGE HEALTHCARE NHS TRUST To recruit a clinical fellow who, building on the track record of the Connected Care Bureau and Care Information Exchange, will be responsible for remote monitoring pathway development, implementation and expansion into other services. The coronavirus pandemic has highlighted a critical need for the Trust to scale its ability to monitor patients at home within clinical pathways that leverage connected, remote monitoring technologies. Therefore the fellow will initially focus on delivery of three COVID-19 pathways (acute, post-discharge, chronic follow up), using a “homegrown” technological innovation developed at Imperial (EarSats blood oxygen probe). Success with this first end-to-end solution will establish an exemplar to drive a needs-led pipeline of Imperial-derived end-to-end clinical pathways – with the fellow coordinating the sensor technology, user experience, digital platform, and care pathway. The fellow will report to and collaborate closely with the multidisciplinary New Models of Connected Care group at ICHNT (NSP Clinical Lead). The 12-month work plan will progress through leading on writing standard operating procedures for pathways, initiation of patients, iteration and improvement based on short audit cycles, data collection and analysis of key performance indicators and distillation of learnings towards expansion to further use cases. Funding for this role will help channel existing infrastructure and expertise to help Imperial/ICHNT meet its full potential as an innovator of tech-enabled clinical pathways, thereby improving working lives of staff, outcomes for patients, and releasing health economic benefits.
09/12/2020 £5,000 IMPERIAL COLLEGE HEALTHCARE NHS TRUST In this application we are requesting funding to deliver Digital Services – all of which encourage support seriously ill children who are currently shielding and encourage positive interactions with their families including siblings:
04/12/2020 £62,969 IMPERIAL COLLEGE HEALTHCARE NHS TRUST The long-term impacts of COVID-19 on patients is varied but clearly impacts physical function, mental health, and thus quality of life in many to varying degrees. The initial emphasis has been on hospitalised patients, but this comprises only 10-20% of those infected. The remaining 80-90%, who are either asymptomatic or symptomatic self-caring patients, who have received limited attention. Working alongside the National COVID Fitness Programme, a collaboration between NHSE&I, ICHNT, Imperial College and commercial partners, this project aims to develop a digital platform that can improve the fitness of the general public, specifically those individuals who have had COVID-19 but were not hospitalised and those who have not had COVID-19 but would benefit from greater fitness. Using a consensus approach amongst specialists, we seek to develop an interactive self-management software application (app) suitable for community use that permits a self-guided exercise approach capable of supporting people recovering from mild (i.e. non-hospitalised) COVID symptoms as well as supporting those with low activity levels towards a more active lifestyle. This initial project will develop the app content, the construction of the app and a feasibility study. We will actively work with our PPI to enable usability and appropriate content, and an intuitive platform accessible to users. This proposal will complement other COVID recovery workstreams being developed nationally, that are focused on hospitalised or post-ICU cohorts, and as such will contribute to a larger national initiative to create a national recovery from COVID programme which could have huge, enduring benefit to the nation.
04/12/2020 £78,600 IMPERIAL COLLEGE HEALTHCARE NHS TRUST We have designed a device that mitigates infective aerosols and the loss of positive end expiratory pressure (PEEP) when patients are switched between ventilators on intensive care units- a clinical problem that impacts both patient and staff safety. We have designed a 3D printed alpha (proof of concept) prototype of the device and conducted extensive prior art and Freedom to Operate (F.T.O.) searches utilising Patbase. No existing Intellectual Property (I.P.) was found relating to a connector with the application to aid the changeover of breathing circuits without release of potentially infectious material or loss of PEEP. A priority patent application was therefore filed in February 2020 (GB 2001683A8) in collaboration with Imperial College's Enterprise Department, which is the I.P. development partner for the Trust. We are applying for further funding to produce a robust, reliable and user- friendly final (beta) prototype in medical grade materials and to ISO standards. At the end of this process, we aim to license the product to a company that already produces breathing circuit/ventilator consumables. The Trust will benefit from revenues associated with commercialisation of this I.P.
04/12/2020 £79,610 IMPERIAL COLLEGE HEALTHCARE NHS TRUST Tracheostomies are performed on approximately 10% of all COVID-19 Intensive Care Unit (ICU) admissions in the UK, which equates to approximately 1% of the total confirmed cases of COVID-19. During the COVID-19 pandemic at Imperial, 60 tracheostomy procedures have been carried out on intubated COVID positive patients in the trust. Performing tracheostomies enabled patients to be weaned off ventilators sooner freeing up a valuable resource. However, a surgical tracheostomy is an aerosol generating procedure and presents a high risk to surgeons and operating theatre staff as well as contaminating the operating theatre necessitating significant down time and deep cleaning between each procedure. Studies performed at Imperial by Barclay et al. demonstrated contamination of air and surfaces in the operating theatre during tracheostomy procedures. To improve safety in the operating theatres and reduce risk to staff and patients, the ENT team at Charing Cross Hospital has collaborated with the Aeronautics department at Imperial College and the Mercedes F1 design team to design a versatile device that enables surgeons to freely perform close and detailed operations on infected patients with protection from respiratory diseases carried in aerosols and airborne liquid or blood droplets. The project aims to evaluate this novel shield that (I) provides intra-operative protection of surgical staff from respiratory diseases carried in aerosols and airborne droplets and (ii) minimises operating theatre contamination.
04/12/2020 £69,604 IMPERIAL COLLEGE HEALTHCARE NHS TRUST The object is to set up a needle post-mortem service to complement the traditional service already available. Post-mortems remain, despite advances in radiology, an important source of information both for bereaved families and the clinicians who looked after them (Virchows Archive. 2016 Jul 1;469(1):101-9.). Furthermore, the current post-mortem rate is very low, for the reasons described above, and this prevents them from having the impact they should have., Although post-mortem imaging can help bridge the gap it is expensive, time-consuming, and available at only a few centres ( PLoS One. 2016 Dec 9;11(12):e0167743.). Needle biopsies are cheap, provides tissue that allows for the making of definitive diagnoses and the provision of tissue for research. We will involve families and clinicians at every stage of the process. It is a procedure that could easily be rolled out in any hospital. This project will develop protocols and data which will support its adoption by other centres.
04/12/2020 £84,960 IMPERIAL COLLEGE HEALTHCARE NHS TRUST IMPORTANCE: 1) Vertigo is the commonest symptom due to brainstem stroke; 2) Early treatment of stroke with vertigo improves outcome; 3) Diagnosis of stroke with vertigo is usually delayed because clinicians find vertigo difficult; 4) Clinicians over-investigate (e.g. brain MRI) acute vertigo patients; 5) Prospective data show that expert clinical assessment outperforms brain MRI in the first 24hrs in diagnosing stroke (Johns Hopkins study – Kattah et al., 2009). METHODS: To compare the sensitivity and specificity of experts’ remote assessment via high resolution video technology of acute vertigo patients on the stroke ward with the gold standard (direct clinical assessment plus additional investigations). ICHNT EXPERTISE AND INFRASTRUCTURE: Vertigo experts, Adolfo Bronstein and Barry Seemungal, have track records in practice-changing research; e.g. a recent MRC study (Calzolari et al., Brain 2020) in traumatic brain injury also benefitted from Imperial Charity funding, and have published on remote assessment (Smith et al., 2020; Shaikh et al., 2020), which has informed this project. Stroke consultant Dr Kwan and neuroradiologists Drs Lobotesis and Jones, complete the senior team. SHORT-TERM AIMS: Demonstrating effective remote expert clinical assessment will transform healthcare delivery for acute vertigo patients across the NWL sector by: 1) Reducing sector-wide inequalities in healthcare; 2) Reducing costly over-investigation; 3) Enhancing safety by ensuring prompt diagnosis and correct treatment for both benign conditions and stroke with vertigo. LONG-TERM AIMS: 1) Remote assessment of other neurological conditions; 2) Additional funding (e.g. NIHR, MRC, BRC), building upon our recent successful applications (MRC, NIHR, US Department of Defense).
03/12/2020 £84,983 IMPERIAL COLLEGE HEALTHCARE NHS TRUST Vision: To identify and meet the rehabilitation needs of patients who have been discharged from intensive care. Mission: To deliver a Therapies led, virtual, outpatient clinic for patients who have had a length of stay of four days or more in intensive care, four – six weeks post discharge. Objectives: 1) To design and implement a sustainable virtual follow-up patient pathway; 2) To work in partnership with all intensive care colleagues to support an integrated, multidisciplinary approach; 3) To utilise the Attend Anywhere and Care Information Exchange platforms for the delivery of the clinic; 4) Utilise existing internal and community services and resources to support patients with ongoing needs. Core values: 1) Promote self-management with all patients at each step of the pathway; 2) Uphold a quality and safety approach; 3) Work in an integrated, multidisciplinary way; 4) Meet the needs of patients through robust assessment and signposting mechanisms. The clinic was set up in May 2020 on a pilot basis supported by an MDT comprising acute and community health professionals. Data from the pilot clinic has not only demonstrated the effectiveness of this model of care but also highlighted the need for the service to be offered long-term. Patients have rated their experience of the clinic very highly and staff feedback has been consistently positive.
03/12/2020 £79,396 IMPERIAL COLLEGE HEALTHCARE NHS TRUST Chronic pain represents a huge personal and economic burden in North West London and worldwide. Existing pain management programmes (PMPs) fail to reach the widest audience, isolating those from minority and disadvantaged backgrounds from the treatment they deserve. AIM: To optimise the efficacy, accessibility and inclusivity of our multidisciplinary pain management programme. METHODS: Using state of the art software, hardware and industry professionals, we will develop a digital PMP including virtual enabled therapy, educational material, pre-recorded media and interactive software. Our pilot will form foundation content that can be easily translated into any language. Qualitative and quantitative outcomes for efficacy, accessibility and efficiency will be collected and used to inform future research to compare translated content with traditional face to face and remote PMPs.
01/12/2020 £1,250,000 IMPERIAL COLLEGE HEALTHCARE NHS TRUST COVID19 related funding. A significant programme of improvements to hundreds of staff rooms, changing rooms, shower facilities and kitchens across the hospital sites.
30/11/2020 £6,493 IMPERIAL COLLEGE HEALTHCARE NHS TRUST Manikin for staff education within critical care
11/11/2020 £10,000 IMPERIAL COLLEGE HEALTHCARE NHS TRUST £10K donation from the Hobson Charity for new play technology for paediatrics. PlayStation, Nintendo, TV's etc. Donation will provide items for all sites.
22/10/2020 £200,000 IMPERIAL COLLEGE HEALTHCARE NHS TRUST A. Make a Difference – Bi-Monthly Panel 2021/22 £30,000 B. Make a Difference awards annual event 2020/22 – Thank you week Sep 20 £30,000 c. Long service Awards 2020/22 £30,000 D. Fast track physio access for staff – to continue the roll-out of the initiative £40,000 E. Mental Health Awareness Training £25,000 F. Race Equality Training programme £45,000
15/10/2020 £5,000 IMPERIAL COLLEGE HEALTHCARE NHS TRUST COVID19 related funding. For the families of Trust staff who passed away during COVID-19.
01/10/2020 £9,800 IMPERIAL COLLEGE HEALTHCARE NHS TRUST Following the recent unit expansion to 15 PICU Beds, PICU was required to expand the nursing workforce. After a successful international Nursing Recruitment, the trust now needs to upskill and develop the nursing workforce to enable them to deliver safe and effective care for the critically unwell child and their families. a. PGCert in Practice Education. 7-month course to support trust staff. For nurses to progress in PICU and to develop skills that will enable to delivery of advanced, quality care to the patients and their families, nurses must get quality education. Jamil Marhatta, Clinical Practice Educator, will undertake PGCert in Practice Education. 7-month course, and once completed will provide educational support and create learning opportunities for trust staff. The trust is part funding (£3,350) the course for other staff. b. Paediatric Critical Care Course For nurses to progress in PICU and to develop skills that will enable to delivery of advanced, quality care to the patients and their families, nurses must complete the Paediatric Intensive Care Course. This will not only support trust staff development but address staffing issues in a larger environment which poses as added risk to patients and will support refusing patient and families that would require critical care. This course for six nurses will develop these essential skills and to be pre-emptive of trust workforce development.
01/10/2020 £10,000 IMPERIAL COLLEGE HEALTHCARE NHS TRUST COVID19 related funding. Headsets for surgical staff to enable safer communication in Covid clinical settings
30/09/2020 £50,000 IMPERIAL COLLEGE HEALTHCARE NHS TRUST COVID19 related funding. BAME Network Support
25/09/2020 £4,499 IMPERIAL COLLEGE HEALTHCARE NHS TRUST To refurbish the relatives room within A&E in order to provide a more comfortable and welcoming area for relatives of patients who are severely unwell.
16/09/2020 £4,800 IMPERIAL COLLEGE HEALTHCARE NHS TRUST Unfortunately due to space constraints within the department and an upcoming renovation planned we are unable to have a designated sensory space within the department. In order to overcome these obstacles, I believe a sensory trolley would be an ideal solution. This would mean than any of our side rooms could be easily transformed into less stressful, more welcoming environment both for children with sensory processing disorders, complex needs or those who find the ED environment particularly stressful such as frequent hospital attenders.
01/09/2020 £5,000 IMPERIAL COLLEGE HEALTHCARE NHS TRUST COVID19 related funding. For the families of Trust staff who passed away during COVID-19.
01/09/2020 £5,000 IMPERIAL COLLEGE HEALTHCARE NHS TRUST COVID19 related funding. For the families of Trust staff who passed away during COVID-19.
01/09/2020 £5,000 IMPERIAL COLLEGE HEALTHCARE NHS TRUST COVID19 related funding. For the families of Trust staff who passed away during COVID-19.
01/09/2020 £94,242 IMPERIAL COLLEGE HEALTHCARE NHS TRUST COVID19 related funding. PIM-TS is Paediatric multisystem inflammatory syndrome temporally associated with SARS-CoV2, a novel post-infectious hyper-inflammatory syndrome that has been identified in children. The total project cost is £282,725 which is being split equally with funding partners Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) and Guys and St Thomas' Charity.
20/08/2020 £6,000 IMPERIAL COLLEGE HEALTHCARE NHS TRUST Funding is being sought for a digital storytelling workshop (10 participants) to allow frontline, home-front and BAME ICHT staff to tell their stories on how the COVID19 Pandemic has affected them. The formerly 3-day residential workshops have been adapted to allow online delivery (6x 2 hour sessions, plus weekly 1:1 personal facilitation and pastoral care, access to video-editing software).
20/08/2020 £6,242 IMPERIAL COLLEGE HEALTHCARE NHS TRUST Photography camera, specialist lenses and other photography equipment identified to run the remote Telederm clinic
13/08/2020 £109,174 IMPERIAL COLLEGE HEALTHCARE NHS TRUST To relocate and expand the current facilities for Phlebotomy in the ground floor of the Gary Weston Centre at Hammersmith Hospital, and make better use of the existing footprint of this building. Moving the phlebotomy department would also make way for the redevelopment and expansion of the adjacent Apheresis facility as part of further redevelopment plans for the future. The current Phlebotomy department in the ground floor of the Gary Weston Centre at Hammersmith hospital is in a poor condition and considerably undersized.
05/08/2020 £427,000 IMPERIAL COLLEGE HEALTHCARE NHS TRUST COVID19 related funding. Staff Mental Health and Wellbeing
01/08/2020 £134,965 IMPERIAL COLLEGE HEALTHCARE NHS TRUST COVID19 related funding. M&S vouchers for staff working at the Imperial College NHS Trust.
01/08/2020 £5,000 IMPERIAL COLLEGE HEALTHCARE NHS TRUST COVID19 related funding. For the families of Trust staff who passed away during COVID-19.
01/08/2020 £5,000 IMPERIAL COLLEGE HEALTHCARE NHS TRUST COVID19 related funding. For the families of Trust staff who passed away during COVID-19.
05/06/2020 £83,058 IMPERIAL COLLEGE HEALTHCARE NHS TRUST The SortED tablet app is designed to assist ACPs to shift the timing of two key events (the point at which investigations are ordered and the point at which treatments are identified) so they occur during initial patient assessment.
05/06/2020 £82,761 IMPERIAL COLLEGE HEALTHCARE NHS TRUST TYMO is a repository of medication educational videos available in a variety of languages. The videos will have interoperability to trust existing software, so it can be promoted in the chosen medium for patients or staff apps, software or portals such as Care Information Exchange / Patient Knows Best.
05/06/2020 £10,168 IMPERIAL COLLEGE HEALTHCARE NHS TRUST To revisit our patient facing communication related to pre-operative fasting from a behavioural lens to ensure that it is configured in a manner to optimise the fasting of patients prior to an operation.
05/06/2020 £63,128 IMPERIAL COLLEGE HEALTHCARE NHS TRUST The project will recruit a band 7 Diabetes Technology Educator to join the Imperial Type 1 Diabetes Enhanced Services team. The post holder will see patients in MDT clinics, run their own CSII and CGM clinics, and lead on a robust technology pathway for all devices.
05/06/2020 £6,938 IMPERIAL COLLEGE HEALTHCARE NHS TRUST To develop a patient video to aid in the patient consent process for anaesthesia. This video will demonstrate the patient pathway for both GA (general anaesthesia) and RA (regional anaesthesia) and the pros and cons of each.
05/06/2020 £5,392 IMPERIAL COLLEGE HEALTHCARE NHS TRUST This is a study, recently received ethical approval, we will compare this novel method of acquiring MRI images to traditional, more time-consuming, techniques in terms of scan duration, image quality and diagnostic accuracy. Over the next 18 months, Charity funds will be used to cover mandatory administrative costs for setting up the study and the cost of a workstation for image storage and analysis. Synthetic MRI is a novel MRI technique that significantly reduces the time required to perform an MRI scan. While an MRI scan of the brain usually takes 15 minutes, using Synthetic MRI a brain scan can be completed in 6 minutes, representing a time saving of 60%. Shorter scans are more comfortable for patients and allow more patients to be scanned per day, thereby reducing the waiting time for an MRI scan appointment.
05/06/2020 £15,364 IMPERIAL COLLEGE HEALTHCARE NHS TRUST The team want to create a healing environment that is centred around patient’s need for sleep and adjust current practices to prioritise a time of undisturbed rest during night time hours.
05/06/2020 £83,728 IMPERIAL COLLEGE HEALTHCARE NHS TRUST This project will deliver the training and education for this first-in-country service 1) Education for women on full range pf contraception; 2) Materials: Leaflets and videos, animated with subtitles in top-10 languages for region; 3) Distribution: Face to face consultations with healthcare professionals as part of antenatal care, in antenatal education classes, TVs in clinics, NW London Mum and Baby app, Trusts’ and regional healthcare social media channels and local news.
04/06/2020 £85,000 IMPERIAL COLLEGE HEALTHCARE NHS TRUST The RAPID (Rapid Access Prostate Imaging and Diagnosis) pathway has been developed, piloted and launched within Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust (ICHT). This proposal seeks to further improve the existing RAPID pathway and address health inequalities in the local community that might exist as a result of which Trust they are referred.
04/06/2020 £55,870 IMPERIAL COLLEGE HEALTHCARE NHS TRUST To develop and test an innovative approach to reduce the incidence of retained swabs following vaginal delivery, perineal repair or caesarean section. Furthermore, it has the potential to be introduced in clinical settings other than maternity, such as general surgery and other specialities where swabs are used in open cavities. It aims to achieve its goal by producing, testing and disseminating a modified design of surgical swabs which introduces a physical barrier to leaving a swab behind. NEVER EVENT: retained swabs after vaginal delivery, perineal repair or caesarean section. Retained swabs following a vaginal birth/perineal repair and caesarean sections are a source of maternal morbidity, including pyrexia, infection, pain, secondary post-partum haemorrhage and psychological harm.
04/06/2020 £75,970 IMPERIAL COLLEGE HEALTHCARE NHS TRUST The Unit has developed an innovative psycho-educational intervention aimed at recognizing and preventing the development of post-traumatic stress disorder and other disabling psychological and psychiatric symptoms in parents and children after PICU discharge. We have tested this intervention and found it to be feasible, well received by families and likely to reduce symptoms. However it needs to be piloted more extensively before its use can be recommended as part of the aftercare of children admitted to PICU. This intervention offers information and guidance to parents, by means of a carefully crafted, detailed information booklet which informs parents and their children about psychological and other health problems that may develop following PICU discharge, and provide helpful techniques for managing these. The psycho-educational booklet is supported by a targeted telephone session, 4-6 weeks after the child’s hospital discharge, in order to ascertain parental and child progress and direct them accordingly. The pilot study included a limited number of families with children >4years old and showed reduction of PTSD. This proposal is to extend this pilot study to children of all ages and to evaluate the intervention in a controlled manner in a larger sample, as the pilot suggested that families at low stress given the intervention may have more PTSD symptoms at 6 months. Carrying out a more conclusive evaluation is important as the PTSD literature calls for caution in the use of preventive interventions, with the possibility that they may, paradoxically, lead to an increased risk of PTSD symptoms.
04/06/2020 £78,017 IMPERIAL COLLEGE HEALTHCARE NHS TRUST To develop a transformed process for personalised care within the transplant clinic, significantly enhancing patient experience. This will be achieved by: 1. Improving patient involvement and self-management with the incorporation of ‘Patient Knows Best (PKB)’ into routine care for every patient (or assigned carer); 2. The introduction of follow up care plans based on individual requirements (stratified medicine) rather than generic long term plans; 3. Ensuring an infrastructure is in place which enables the above, embeds this for the long term, with the scope for developing further improvements. There is no guidance of how or if the ‘NHS Long Term Plan’ of revolutionising outpatient follow up in chronic conditions can be achieved in the setting of kidney transplantation. Kidney transplant patients require frequent follow up due to complications which may arise. At Imperial, patients attend on average 42 outpatient appointments during the first year. Our follow up protocol is the same for all patients regardless of individualised transplant risk, patient’s needs or wishes.
03/06/2020 £3,614 IMPERIAL COLLEGE HEALTHCARE NHS TRUST This project is to improve and replace the furniture in the Mental Health room within St Mary’s Emergency Department. This would be a replacement scheme for the four armchairs which are in the Mental Health room currently. These are all damaged and ripped, and due to being in the ‘Red Zone’ of the Emergency Department the Infection Prevention Control (IPC) team have deemed this furniture necessary to be disposed of. We therefore would like to request either four armchairs or a sofa. The primary beneficiary is Mental Health patients attending the ED who may require a long stay in ED for the duration of mental health assessments and identification of a bed.
01/06/2020 £5,000 IMPERIAL COLLEGE HEALTHCARE NHS TRUST COVID19 related funding. For the families of Trust staff who passed away during COVID-19.
01/05/2020 £8,000 IMPERIAL COLLEGE HEALTHCARE NHS TRUST COVID19 related funding. For the families of Trust staff who passed away during COVID-19.
01/05/2020 £20,000 IMPERIAL COLLEGE HEALTHCARE NHS TRUST COVID19 related funding. To provide free haircuts for staff members.
29/04/2020 £55,149 IMPERIAL COLLEGE HEALTHCARE NHS TRUST The recruitment of 12,500 Nursing Associates (NAs) in 2019 is a key government strategy to alleviate crisis level NHS staffing shortfalls. Using a qualitative service evaluation approach and applying an intersectionality framework, this study explores whether NAs are making a difference at ICHT. Succeeding a Mary Seacole pilot, it examines how NAs transition from a new to an emerging professional role in an already established nursing workforce. In-depth interviews will be conducted with NAs, Healthcare Assistants (HCAs) and Registered Nurses (RNs) to explore their views and attitudes concerning NAs. The objective is to identify the intra and interprofessional dynamics, organisational and managerial structures that support or impede NAs in providing effective care to enable development of an evidence base around this new role. Evidence on NAs experience and the action steps required to provide a supportive and constructive workplace will be submitted for publication.
29/04/2020 £60,154 IMPERIAL COLLEGE HEALTHCARE NHS TRUST The aim of this study is to begin to translate new findings from Professor Frost’s group about the structure and type of carbohydrate of specific foods into practice. I will evaluate the impact of a portfolio of food with a natural genetic variation in the starch assembly, on acute glycaemic control in type 2 diabetic participants. Firstly, I will do a systematic review of the current literature on resistant starch. Secondly, I will discuss to type2 diabetic people their views of this type of diet and a future study I want to conduct. Finally, I will carry out an observational study collecting blood samples from20 participants. Results will be compared to the International Glycaemic Index Table to rank the food and enable the creation of a day diet profile. The aim is to design new dietary interventions and identify more efficient and feasible strategies in the treatment of type2 diabetes.
29/04/2020 £68,000 IMPERIAL COLLEGE HEALTHCARE NHS TRUST Regular menstrual cycles are a key component of reproductive health. Loss of regular menstrual cycles (called amenorrhoea) is a major cause of infertility. The most common causes of amenorrhoea are polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) and hypothalamic amenorrhoea (HA). Amenorrhoea affects a quarter of women and is associated with significant psychological and socio-economic morbidity. Unfortunately, current diagnostic tests are not able to accurately assess the underlying hormonal cause of amenorrhoea, leading to women receiving incorrect diagnoses and suboptimal therapy. Conditions causing amenorrhoea are associated with abnormal function of a part of the brain that controls reproductive hormone secretion called the hypothalamus; its function is reduced in HA but increased in PCOS. Kisspeptin is a novel reproductive hormone that tests the function of the hypothalamus. Therefore, my research aims to develop a ‘kisspeptin test’ in order to accurately differentiate women with HA from those with PCOS and thus improve their care.
29/04/2020 £67,959 IMPERIAL COLLEGE HEALTHCARE NHS TRUST Patients with Type 1 Diabetes and advanced Type 2 diabetes commonly have high blood glucose levels after eating. These can injure body organs resulting in complications such as heart attacks, blindness and kidney failure. They require life-long treatment with the hormone insulin. While insulin therapy is effective it can come with significant side-effects like very low sugar levels (hypoglycaemia) and excessive weight gain. We have discovered that a hormone from the brain called alpha melanocyte stimulating hormone (α-MSH) reduces blood glucose in mice and sheep, by making them more sensitive to insulin. I now wish to find out for the first time if this is true in humans. I propose to infuse this hormone and measure blood glucose levels in healthy humans. This work will determine whether α-MSH holds potential to be developed as a novel drug for the treatment of both type 1 and type 2 diabetes.
29/04/2020 £63,701 IMPERIAL COLLEGE HEALTHCARE NHS TRUST Bariatric or weight-loss surgery is currently the best treatment for diabetes and obesity. It works by increasing the secretion of hormones from the gut which reduce appetite (leading to weight loss) and improve the body's ability to process and utilise food (leading to improvement in blood sugar levels). Examples of such gut hormones include peptide YY (PYY) and glucagon-like peptide-1 (GLP-1). However, our ability to research how the surgery works is impeded by our current assays, which cannot distinguish between active and inactive forms of gut hormones. We literally cannot tell which is the right hormone to use for treatment. This project will develop new assays using a technology known as liquid chromatography/mass spectrometry. This is a technology that is able to distinguish between the active and inactive types of gut hormones. These assays will allow us to develop new treatments for diabetes and obesity for patients beyond surgery.
29/04/2020 £64,780 IMPERIAL COLLEGE HEALTHCARE NHS TRUST Living with type 1 diabetes can be associated with a number of psychological difficulties that can impact a person’s self-management. Some of these difficulties have been well investigated. We have identified people who attend our type 1 diabetes clinic who experience fear of high blood glucose levels (hyperglycaemia), which has been given very little attention in the research literature. This project aims to learn more about fear of hyperglycaemia. Patients attending our type 1 diabetes clinic will complete a number of measures to ascertain the levels of this problem, and whether there are any factors with which it is associated. A sample of patients will take part in in-depth interviews to learn more about fear of hyperglycaemia. The aim is to better understand fear of hyperglycaemia so that clinicians are equipped to assess for it and support individuals experiencing it, aiming to improve their diabetes self-management and psychological wellbeing.
29/04/2020 £56,392 IMPERIAL COLLEGE HEALTHCARE NHS TRUST The structure and function of babies’ hearts and blood vessels change significantly immediately after birth. Sick babies can become unstable during this time, with low blood pressure and reduced blood flow to vital organs. Comprehensively understanding heart function helps doctors make safer decisions when managing unstable babies. At present, monitoring options are either intermittent imaging (called echocardiography) or risky invasive techniques. Babies who do not grow well in the womb (called foetal growth restriction; FGR) are more likely to become unstable after birth. They also have an increased risk of high blood pressure, strokes and heart attacks in adulthood, which may be a result of changes in blood vessel function that can be detected very early in life. We aim to validate a novel non-invasive heart monitor (NICaS) in FGR babies, and use NICaS and vessel imaging techniques to study heart and vessel function after birth and at three months.
29/04/2020 £54,654 IMPERIAL COLLEGE HEALTHCARE NHS TRUST Half of the population with diabetes are affected by diabetic peripheral neuropathy, which is the main cause of foot ulceration and amputation. Diabetic foot ulcers and amputations are associated with poor quality of life and high rates of premature deaths. The National Institute of Health and Care Excellence recommends that people with diabetes receive a)-regular foot screening to detect those at risk of foot ulcerations and b)-rapid access to specialist services for those with active foot ulcers, to reduce foot complications and amputations. However, recent studies found that many people with diabetic foot complications do not have full access to these services. Such inconsistencies in care lead to adverse outcomes. This study involves routine data analysis and qualitative interviews with patients and healthcare professionals to identify barriers in accessing foot specialist services and to explore inconsistencies in treatment for patients with diabetic foot disease within Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust.
29/04/2020 £62,600 IMPERIAL COLLEGE HEALTHCARE NHS TRUST Transplant renal artery stenosis (TRAS) is a narrowing in the artery to a transplanted kidney. Symptoms of TRAS include high blood pressure, swollen legs and even transplant failure. At Imperial NHS Trust, all transplant recipients (symptomatic and asymptomatic) are screened for TRAS by a scan called magnetic resonance angiography (MRA). Patients who are found to have an MRA scan which is suggestive of TRAS proceed to angiography, with a stent placed across the narrowing if it is confirmed. Approximately 25% of our transplant patients have an angiogram, and approximately half of these will have a diagnosis confirmed and have a stent placed. Whether asymptomatic patients benefit from the stent is not known, as there have been no prospective studies to investigate this. This research aims to investigate firstly if MRA scans can better predict significant TRAS and secondly if stenting TRAS is beneficial to patients.
08/04/2020 £46,501 IMPERIAL COLLEGE HEALTHCARE NHS TRUST COVID19 related funding. Emergency Scrubs
08/04/2020 £50,000 IMPERIAL COLLEGE HEALTHCARE NHS TRUST COVID19 related funding. Trust-Wide provision of iPad devices
08/04/2020 £30,500 IMPERIAL COLLEGE HEALTHCARE NHS TRUST COVID19 related funding. Improved CONTACT Counselling Service
08/04/2020 £12,000 IMPERIAL COLLEGE HEALTHCARE NHS TRUST COVID19 related funding. Renal Satellite Unit Support - Deliveroo Corporate Accounts
08/04/2020 £111,000 IMPERIAL COLLEGE HEALTHCARE NHS TRUST COVID19 related funding. Staff Wellbeing - Wobble Room Initiative
08/04/2020 £12,179 IMPERIAL COLLEGE HEALTHCARE NHS TRUST COVID19 related funding. Patient Wellbeing booklets
08/04/2020 £66,965 IMPERIAL COLLEGE HEALTHCARE NHS TRUST COVID19 related funding. Ongoing Grocery Shop Onsite Management
07/04/2020 £363,978 IMPERIAL COLLEGE HEALTHCARE NHS TRUST COVID19 related funding. Feed the NHS - Leon food service
03/04/2020 £86,220 IMPERIAL COLLEGE HEALTHCARE NHS TRUST COVID19 related funding. Improved Wi-fi provision during the COVID-19 crisis’
01/04/2020 £8,000 IMPERIAL COLLEGE HEALTHCARE NHS TRUST COVID19 related funding. For the families of Trust staff who passed away during COVID-19.
23/03/2020 £5,521 IMPERIAL COLLEGE HEALTHCARE NHS TRUST The grant will pay for all new patient seating, increasing capacity by 30%.
23/03/2020 £5,193 IMPERIAL COLLEGE HEALTHCARE NHS TRUST To replace all 16 bedside lockers that are over 20 years old with new lockers that also have a drug cabinets within and that are opened by a pin code which will make it easier for patients who take their medication themselves to open.
23/03/2020 £5,000 IMPERIAL COLLEGE HEALTHCARE NHS TRUST To “landscape” the area; deck it, buy some pleasant garden furniture and maybe plant some window boxes. The potential impact this could have on staff morale is enormous.
23/03/2020 £3,617 IMPERIAL COLLEGE HEALTHCARE NHS TRUST To replace waiting room furniture with chairs and coffee tables
23/03/2020 £6,330 IMPERIAL COLLEGE HEALTHCARE NHS TRUST To purchase new furniture for the waiting area, in addition to plinths and chairs for the consulting rooms.
04/03/2020 £8,282 IMPERIAL COLLEGE HEALTHCARE NHS TRUST Family Liaison Room
01/03/2020 £231,468 IMPERIAL COLLEGE HEALTHCARE NHS TRUST Rebuild MCU, join the two areas, reconfigure main unit will bring CXH Dialysis Unit up to current safety standards, provide adequate space for dialysing in-patients, remove it from the Risk Register, address concerns raised by the Peer Review and provide a modernised space to support patient education, training for home therapies and contribute to our long-term transformation goals. 1) Capacity at 23 stations (13 in main unit and 10 in MCU); 2) Bigger investment needed to top-up insurance money and donation; 3) Use the £200k donation towards the works and put to specific use e.g. improving staff/patient facilities; 4) Achieves the efficiencies from joining the two units; 5) Provides adequate space to dialyse CXH in-patients; 6) Meets current quality standards for patient safety, environment, privacy and dignity, staff and patient experience issues in the main unit and MCU areas; 7) Provides patient education and training areas to develop the home therapies programme; 8) Provides adequate staff room and changing facilities; 9) Provides consultation room Phasing option 4 in 19/20 costs £1,749k - contributions £471k (insurance claim from fire Nov 2018) and £200k (IHC) total to £1,078k for 2019/20. A further £897k would be required in 20/21 and £44k in 21/22.
01/03/2020 £10,000 IMPERIAL COLLEGE HEALTHCARE NHS TRUST COVID19 related funding. To fund wellbeing boxes and water for Trust staff at Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust.
01/03/2020 £10,000 IMPERIAL COLLEGE HEALTHCARE NHS TRUST COVID19 related funding. Funding for stock (confectionery items, drinks, ready meals etc.) for the onsite 'free for staff' grocery shop.
21/02/2020 £160,000 IMPERIAL COLLEGE HEALTHCARE NHS TRUST The refurbishment of Aleck Bourne 2 (AB2) - transforming the environment and facilities available to women patients and their families. To transform and reconfigure the space within the Foetal Medicine Unit (FMU).
01/02/2020 £140,906 IMPERIAL COLLEGE HEALTHCARE NHS TRUST To expand the Front Door Frailty team to include two pharmacists for 12 months. This innovative development of the model will allow us to assess if the benefits established are replicable in an emergency department setting, across both sites, and promote inclusion of pharmacy as best practice. Whilst the concept of front door frailty teams has been tested in other hospitals successfully, none of these teams have included pharmacy. Our pilot work including pharmacy within our frailty services, which are primarily inpatient services, has proved effective in reducing length of stay, expediting discharge and improving patient experience (as per evidence in the grants form). Due to the benefits of this post being whole sector we have not been able to secure further funding in trust in the current financial climate.
16/12/2019 £5,000 IMPERIAL COLLEGE HEALTHCARE NHS TRUST To host and organise research events.
06/12/2019 £5,200 IMPERIAL COLLEGE HEALTHCARE NHS TRUST To replace damaged privacy screens in our Triage area.
06/12/2019 £10,000 IMPERIAL COLLEGE HEALTHCARE NHS TRUST We have identified a room that can be converted into a patients kitchen. This will allow mothers and their partners to make hot drinks when they wish, get fresh drinking water and heat up meals.
06/12/2019 £9,519 IMPERIAL COLLEGE HEALTHCARE NHS TRUST To re-floor the community Audiology clinic. The project will provide a clean and sound treated environment for patients receiving their audiological diagnosis and rehabilitation.
06/12/2019 £9,813 IMPERIAL COLLEGE HEALTHCARE NHS TRUST We would like to a purchase a point of care test (POC) ALT portable machine for use in our TB clinics across the three sites. This will allow us to check ALT tests for patients on TB treatment and action their results in real time.
05/12/2019 £10,000 IMPERIAL COLLEGE HEALTHCARE NHS TRUST To divide an existing room into two separate areas: one a patient day room and the other a doctors' / MDT office space.
05/12/2019 £4,000 IMPERIAL COLLEGE HEALTHCARE NHS TRUST Create an area for staff to have quiet and a supportive place when they're having a tough shift.
05/12/2019 £9,098 IMPERIAL COLLEGE HEALTHCARE NHS TRUST To cover the purchasing of 32 staff room chairs to ensure that staff have adequate seating chairs.
19/11/2019 £4,000 IMPERIAL COLLEGE HEALTHCARE NHS TRUST Staff education: upskilling the ward workforce (nurses and HCAs) via a range of short courses, relevant and representative of the various health needs we encounter on the ward on a daily basis. Non-core NHS training.
13/11/2019 £100,000 IMPERIAL COLLEGE HEALTHCARE NHS TRUST New emergency lift to be opened at Hammersmith Hospital's Heart Attack Centre to ensure faster and more reliable access to the unit for patients arriving in an emergency. This is associated with a specific fundraising appeal directly related to former patient Mark Davies.
04/11/2019 £9,642 IMPERIAL COLLEGE HEALTHCARE NHS TRUST The aim of the proposed study is to establish whether changes in bile acid and FGF19 protein levels relate to changes in Lp(a) levels in patients who undergo RYGB.
04/11/2019 £53,389 IMPERIAL COLLEGE HEALTHCARE NHS TRUST Year 2 funding: to build on the positive clinical/patient outcomes achieved in the Neurologic Music Therapy (NMT) Project in Acute Stroke that has been running on the Acute Stroke Unit (ASU) at Charing Cross Hospital since January 2019.
01/10/2019 £9,643 IMPERIAL COLLEGE HEALTHCARE NHS TRUST Xpanda Size 1 and X:Panda Size 3 in decutex material with additional high low bases to allow for floor play. The chairs can be adjusted to meet a variety of patient sizes and age range. The specialist seating will be used while patients are admitted to the hospital both in the Children’s Critical Care and the general wards. It will provide appropriate postural support for patients with complex seating needs. They will be stored in the therapy storage area in the basement of Cambridge Wing and they will be serviced by the manufacturer R82. The seating systems are made of wipe-able materials so they are appropriate for multi patient use.
01/10/2019 £3,612 IMPERIAL COLLEGE HEALTHCARE NHS TRUST R82 Heron shower/toilet chair (with armrests and height adjustable with built in tilt in space and recline). The Heron specialist shower/toilet chair will be used while patients are admitted to the hospital. It can accommodate different sized patients and will provide appropriate postural support for patients with complex postural needs and for patients after an orthopaedic trauma and/or brain injury. The Heron will be stored on Great Western Ward and will be serviced by the manufacturer R82. The Heron is made of wipe-able materials so it will be appropriate for multi patient use.
01/10/2019 £13,879 IMPERIAL COLLEGE HEALTHCARE NHS TRUST Neonatal Equipment
25/09/2019 £4,630 IMPERIAL COLLEGE HEALTHCARE NHS TRUST The purchase of 27 clean, new and comfortable chairs to replace the currently inappropriate, broken and oversized offer. They will be able to fit more patients into waiting rooms, rather than have them necessarily standing, significantly improving the environment.
25/09/2019 £5,500 IMPERIAL COLLEGE HEALTHCARE NHS TRUST The purchase of the Fluorescence Microscope Olympus BX40.
25/09/2019 £3,175 IMPERIAL COLLEGE HEALTHCARE NHS TRUST To hold a 1 day meeting for women with MRKH attending our national service, as requested by them (through previous feedback) outside of a clinical setting, in central London.
25/09/2019 £9,900 IMPERIAL COLLEGE HEALTHCARE NHS TRUST To purchase 3 new powered wheelchairs, to allow patients to have more autonomy over their day and physical recovery and allow them to engage in a more independent rehabilitation programme.
25/09/2019 £4,470 IMPERIAL COLLEGE HEALTHCARE NHS TRUST The final year of funding for the Singing For Breathing treatment group, to secure the singing coach, expand the programme, and gain long-term funding.
17/09/2019 £65,000 IMPERIAL COLLEGE HEALTHCARE NHS TRUST The aim of MHAT would be to respond to the known issues from our staff survey and provide awareness training for 200 line managers about mental ill health issues and enable them to better support and respond to staff with mental ill health issues. The trust will select an external provider to deliver training to line managers on site as part of an overall health and well-being programme. The pilot will be evaluated to assess wider implementation in the future. The physio pilot will provide dedicated physio sessions for staff to have access to prompt treatment, avoid a period of sickness absence, and provide early intervention for problems. The implementation plan will involve a deeper assessment of need and priority areas, recruitment of additional physiotherapy sessions in occupational health, and implementation of a process to enable fast track access for staff to the physio session. The pilot will involve an evaluation methodology to measure impact with a view to wider roll out in the future.
01/09/2019 £26,800 IMPERIAL COLLEGE HEALTHCARE NHS TRUST £18K contingency covered by Trust
30/08/2019 £2,642 IMPERIAL COLLEGE HEALTHCARE NHS TRUST To run a Trust wide campaign to improve the management of pain for inpatients in our Trust.
28/08/2019 £30,000 IMPERIAL COLLEGE HEALTHCARE NHS TRUST To research Atypical Haemolytic Uraemic Syndrome (aHUS) and develop testing using cultured endothelial cells which will identify complement activating activity in the blood of patients with possible aHUS. To study deposition of complement proteins in the kidney biopsies of patients to see if there is a pattern which identifies aHUS. To start a digital pathology database of kidney biopsies from patients with aHUS which could form the basis of a national collection. This work should then aid the diagnosis of patients with aHUS and similar diseases to allow appropriate treatment.
22/08/2019 £10,000 IMPERIAL COLLEGE HEALTHCARE NHS TRUST This will be a pre-planned week of structured activities, events and ward/dept visits during the week of 30th September designed to promote the Trust’s Values and Behaviours programme, and a wide range of people related benefits, training, support and programmes to be made available, as well as promoting good people management practices and health and wellbeing. The project will visit all wards and invite 200 managers into one hour sessions: 500 in total plus online hits on the digital resources.
04/07/2019 £55,074 IMPERIAL COLLEGE HEALTHCARE NHS TRUST The ‘First 1000 Days’ – the window from conception to a child’s second birthday – is a critical period for child development. The project will develop and evaluate an 'Early Years Dashboard'’ (EYD) for children in North West London. It will be led by Connecting Care for Children (CC4C) and supported by Whole Systems Integrated Care (WSIC). The long-term benefits of this ambitious project will not be seen within the stated 9-10 month period. However, funding is essential to create a functional EYD, co-designed with professionals and patients. CC4C is an award-winning integrated care model, developed by paediatricians at SMH. Through regular multidisciplinary team (MDT) meetings and outreach clinics, CC4C empowers general practitioners (GPs) to deliver integrated care for children. The model also empowers citizens – volunteers at GP practices (‘Practice Champions’) - to identify local child health priorities and co-design strategies to address them. The CC4C team uses the WSIC dashboard to proactively identify patients for discussion in MDT meetings. This user-friendly tool displays data drawn from primary, secondary and social care in personalised patient profiles. Although a powerful tool, the existing WSIC dashboard does not link maternal and child health records and lacks detailed data directly relevant to health outcomes in the First 1000 Days, which this project aims to deliver.
01/07/2019 £73,737 IMPERIAL COLLEGE HEALTHCARE NHS TRUST 2nd year funding - with a focus on research, it will result in future publications and allow Imperial to embed. intergenerational activities within future GP training programmes as part of an Integrated Training Post (ITP). 1st year funding - supported Dr Charlotte Lance to run a 12-month programme from Aug-2018 to July-2019 to initiate and implement regular intergenerational activities within St Mary’s Hospital and Charing Cross Hospital. This was funded by the TC SPF 7092 ‘Care of the Elderly -SMH’. The 2nd year project will take place at SMH and CXH.
27/06/2019 £9,780 IMPERIAL COLLEGE HEALTHCARE NHS TRUST Create a room to teach new and existing staff needed.
27/06/2019 £2,818 IMPERIAL COLLEGE HEALTHCARE NHS TRUST Buzzer system is being used for those patients who would like to leave the department (to go to the toilet, coffee shop, Tesco, outside to sit by the canal etc.), but who are worried about missing their turn with the doctor if they leave, or whilst they are waiting for results (i.e. bloods, CT, MRI). So far patients have really liked it and it has reduced the overcrowding.
13/06/2019 £2,950 IMPERIAL COLLEGE HEALTHCARE NHS TRUST Ultrasound guided access to veins allows accurate easy placement of a cannula or line under vision. Ordinarily, one would need to borrow a large machine from the anaesthetic department or PICU which are invariably unavailable and with ward based procedures result in staff having to physically fetch these machines. The wireless probe is a portable handheld sterile device which allows easy and effective visualisation of the vascular tree
13/06/2019 £9,245 IMPERIAL COLLEGE HEALTHCARE NHS TRUST The Titan is a piece of handheld diagnostic equipment used to perform a range objective middle and inner ear assessments
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Cumulative Grants
Amount Grantee
£9,652,975 IMPERIAL COLLEGE HEALTHCARE NHS TRUST
£35,552 OPEN AGE
£29,976 THE HEALTH FORUM (KNOWN AS THE BME HEALTH FORUM)
£29,954 THE ADVOCACY PROJECT
£29,371 ABBEY COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION LIMITED
£29,075 VENTURE COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION , KNOWN AS VENTURE OR VENTURE CENTRE
£28,760 YOUNG EALING FOUNDATION
£27,918 EAST EUROPEAN RESOURCE CENTRE (EERC)
£25,756 MIDAYE SOMALI DEVELOPMENT NETWORK
£25,625 THE LISTENING PLACE (TLP)
£25,500 AFRICAN WOMEN’S CARE
£20,000 MUNRO HEALTH T/A MUNRO HEALTH LTD
£10,000 REFUGEES IN EFFECTIVE AND ACTIVE PARTNERSHIP (REAP)
£10,000 QUEENS PARK BANGLADESH ASSOCIATION
£10,000 KULAN FOUNDATION
£9,994 THE RENA INITIATIVE CIC
£9,930 HAMMERSMITH COMMUNITY GARDENS ASSOCIATION
£9,590 SFIDA KOSOVAN/ALBANIAN/MACEDONIAN AND GORANI COMMUNITY GROUP
£9,460 HILLINGDON AUTISTIC CARE AND SUPPORT
£8,018 PEOPLE ARISE NOW
£6,760 LMK - LET ME KNOW (WWW.JUSTLETMEKNOW.ORG)
£4,559 SHOP AND DONATE

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