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Evaluation of Training and Toolkit to Assist Health Visitors and Community Practitioners Engage with Fathers as Part of the Healthy Child Initiative
Evaluation of Training and Toolkit to Assist Health Visitors and Community Practitioners Engage with Fathers as Part of the Healthy Child Initiative
The growing emphasis in government policy on health professionals engaging more and more effectively with fathers derives from a robust evidence base supporting the positive impact of fathers’ early engagement with their children on their emotional, behavioural and educational attainment.  Yet there is little evidence that the importance of engaging with fathers is reflected in Health Visitor training or, indeed, that family services are making progress in father-inclusive practice.  Assisted by a grant from the Burdett Trust, the Fatherhood Institute has endeavoured to address this deficit by collaborating with the Institute of Health & Society at the University of Worcester to develop and evaluate a training programme and supporting toolkit (manual) for Health Visitors and Community Practitioners delivering the Health Child Programme. The aim of the programme is to enable practitioners to engage better with fathers and father-figures in the families they visit.
September 2015
Mapping the Offender Health Pathway - Challenges and Opportunities for Support Through Community Nursing
Mapping the Offender Health Pathway - Challenges and Opportunities for Support Through Community Nursing
The health needs of released offenders are significantly greater than those of the general population with a lack of equity existing between need and supply. Offender health indicates that they re-enter their communities with limited pre-release preparation for the continuity of access to healthcare once outside prison. This report relates the findings of a three year study commissioned by Burdett Trust to map the released offender health pathway towards identifying ‘touch points’ in the community for the delivery of a nurse led intervention. 
August 2016
Nutrician and Dementia - Bournemouth University
Nutrician and Dementia - Bournemouth University
Older people with dementia have complex needs and ensuring appropriate nutrition and hydration should be at heart of providing person-centred dignity in care. There have been no standardised interventions to maintain adequate nutrition in people with dementia and the challenges of meeting nutrition and hydration continue to be reported. Nurses are in a prime position to address the problem but there is a need for empowerment and nurse leadership to embed values and behaviours in the resident care home environment that concentrates on creating and delivering change through person-centred and humanised care.
December 2016
A case study exploring the impact of compassion focused clinical supervision on compassion in practice
A case study exploring the impact of compassion focused clinical supervision on compassion in practice
Gilbert (2010) proposes that the lack of compassion seen in nursing is the result of a threat culture which leads to professionals acting in a way that best suits their survival instincts. Compassion Focused Clinical Supervision (CFCS) encourages the practitioner to pay attention and to apply reasoning to subsequent behaviours and responses towards each other through a process of threat alleviation and prevention. This can lead to individuals developing skills to regulate their response to threat and monitor their own wellbeing via the application of mindfulness based stress reduction strategies and positive reframing focused on challenging the internal self-critic.
January 2017
St Barnabas Hospice Lincolnshire
St Barnabas Hospice Lincolnshire
The key aims were to train nursing staff across the Trust in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), to promote the important role of nursing in palliative care and to raise the skills, competence, and confidence of staff. 
February 2017
East London NHS Foundation Stairway Project
East London NHS Foundation Stairway Project

This report is an evaluation of and reflection on a project that set out to trial a service model of nurse-led outreach mental health support for children in care and their carers to prevent placement breakdown for children placed out of borough and support the transition for young people entering and leaving care. The project was initiated by Newham Child & Family Consultation Service and funding was granted by the Burdett Trust for Nursing.

February 2017
Developing Integrated Pathways for Assessment and Treatment of Depression and Anxiety in people with COPD
Developing Integrated Pathways for Assessment and Treatment of Depression and Anxiety in people with COPD
Funding was provided by The Burdett Trust for Nursing in 2012 to develop integrated pathways between Open Minds IAPT (NAViGO, providing Cognitive Behavioural Therapy), Hope Street clinic (providing community specialist services for COPD) and acute COPD services at Diana Princess of Wales hospital. Referrals are taken directly from the hospital wards and from Hope Street clinic and people are seen on the hospital wards and in the community (normally in their own homes). In addition, pathways have also been developed with the complex case managers/community matrons and primary care staff (including practice nurses); working collaboratively together in a multidisciplinary team approach.
September 2015
St Christopher's Family Perception of Care
St Christopher's Family Perception of Care
With people living longer and more people dying in care homes, the quality of end of life care provided needs to be ensured so that people are treated appropriately and according to their wishes.  This report describes the implementation of a two year multi centre audit of end of life care in care homes based in South East London.
July 2016
University of Surrey and Ashford St Peters NHS Foundation Trust
University of Surrey and Ashford St Peters NHS Foundation Trust
The overall aim of this pilot project was to explore the perceived relationship between the cultural diversity of nurses and its impact on compassionate care. Objectives included investigating BME and non-BME nurses perspectives on compassionate care, what enables and inhibits compassionate care and on evidence from NHS documentation of patients, relatives’ and staff’ views as to what enables and undermines good care.
July 2016
Prof. Christine Norton, Prof. Susan Procter and Marcelle Tauber-Gilmore
Prof. Christine Norton, Prof. Susan Procter and Marcelle Tauber-Gilmore
Research question: Can implementing a supported comprehensive programme to promote dignity in the care of older people in acute hospital, based on current recommended best practice guidance, improve patients and staff experience as well as enhance safe, effective, harm free care? The site for the project was a busy London acute NHS Hospital Trust. Seventeen of their wards, across three hospital sites participated. Three wards were acute admission or clinical decision units, three wards had a care of the older person focus (two medical and one surgical), six wards had either a single or mixed medical speciality, four wards had a surgical speciality and one ward had an oncology speciality.
September 2016
South Essex Partnership Trust - North East London Foundation Trust
South Essex Partnership Trust - North East London Foundation Trust

The SEPT CAMHS LD service secured a grant to develop a pilot outreach service to children over 12. The current CAMHS LD provision is not commissioned for this age range but there was a constant need for support of the children moving on to generic CAMHS teams from the specialised team when they turn 12 and were still on medication. The other identified need was for the generic CAMHS teams to have support in the complex cases where children with Autism and Learning Disabilities over the age of 12 had to access the mainstream teams who did not feel they had the specialised skills to deal with these very complex cases.   This project enabled the service to address some of the needs for over 12 year olds with additional learning disability, within a more mainstream CAMHS arena and disseminate the more focussed skills over a wider clinical base. It aimed to support generic CAMHS staff to develop more specialised skills and knowledge to be more confident in providing services to this client group through consultation and joint working. The aim was for the training and skills sharing from this post to have a positive impact on the practise for mainstream CAMHS clinicians in the future.  Reviewing the project should also provide insight in how services need to be shaped for this client group locally in the longer term.

November 2016
The Potential of an Online Community of Practice to Empower Health Visitors to Improve Services for Children and Families
The Potential of an Online Community of Practice to Empower Health Visitors to Improve Services for Children and Families
This report is from the pilot study on the development and evaluation of an Online Community of Practice to empower health visitors. It is based on findings from a two-year pilot study to explore how health visitors (HVs) shared, managed and co-produced knowledge in a virtual space in order to improve practice. The study was informed by calls within the Health Visitor Implementation plan to develop a reinforced and re-energised health visiting workforce through a process that enabled them to increase control over and improve practice (DH, 2011). With funds from the Burdett Trust for Nursing empowerment call, the pilot project sought to develop and evaluate a mechanism through which HVs could co-produce knowledge and develop an evidence-base to enhance professional learning and ultimately enhance practice. 
2015
All Ireland Institute of Hospice and Palliative Care
All Ireland Institute of Hospice and Palliative Care
There is a consensus within nursing literature that building the capacity of nurses to lead is valuable for the delivery of cost-effective patient-orientated services. This was echoed in the findings of the AIIHPC PCSNN Evaluation. Professional networks provide a vehicle for nurses to individually and collectively develop confidence and competence as positive influencers of healthcare policy development and practices, which support the delivery of effective, timely and resource efficient palliative and end-of-life care for all those who need it. Through the support of Networks, health care services can enable nurse leaders to develop individual skill, ensure effective mentorship and succession planning and support the establishment of sustainable professional cross-jurisdiction links. 
May 2016
Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust
Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust
An evaluation of a novel research-based training intervention designed to support dignity in dementia care and sustain change in professional practice in nursing homes.  Approximately one-third of all people with dementia live in care homes. There is growing concern over the quality of care, which has been linked with stress and burn-out in the caring relationship. Reductions in burnout and improved quality of care can be achieved by addressing the training needs of nurses, who are in leadership positions in nursing homes.  This study set out to investigate the effectiveness of a Person-Centred dual-element training intervention designed to reduce burn-out for nurses working with people with dementia in nursing homes. The study also explored whether clinical supervision sustained the impact of training if any, on burn-out and other staff outcomes.
July 2016
University of Nottingham - Our care through our eyes
University of Nottingham - Our care through our eyes
Within Europe the United Kingdom has one of the highest rates of self-harm, with a particularly high and increasing prevalence in children and young people (CYP). All CYP under the age of 16 years who present to the Emergency Department with substantial self-harm injuries are admitted overnight to a paediatric ward.  As such, CYP can spend significant time being cared for by registered children’s nurses who have no specialist training in mental health and may lack confidence and knowledge.  Thus the purpose of this project was to co-produce, with CYP service-users and nurses, a digital education intervention for acute hospital registered children’s nurses to improve the care of CYP who have self-harmed.
July 2016
C3 Collaborating for Health
C3 Collaborating for Health

An international nursing programme to make a significant contribution to the prevention of four major chronic , non-communicable diseases - cardiovasculor disease, cancer, diabetes and chronic pulmonary disease. 

May 2016
University of Hull - Humanising Services Toolkit
University of Hull - Humanising Services Toolkit
This toolkit was produced as part of a major research project funded by the Burdett Trust for Nursing. All materials are the culmination of time, effort and collaboration between the project partners in Yorkshire and Dorset: The University of Hull, Bournemouth University, Hull and North Yorkshire NHS Trust, Bournemouth and Christchurch Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. We ask that you respect our intellectual property and copyright, and our desire to stay in contact with users of the Humanising Care Toolkit by always asking permission before using the materials.  
May 2016
Whittington Health - Dementia Project
Whittington Health - Dementia Project

Dementia is a national priority and improving care in hospitals is one of the prime minister’s key commitments on dementia, as many hospitals struggle to provide the high-quality care that meets the needs of people with dementia. Whittington Health successfully secured an Empowerment Programme Grant from the Burdett Nursing Trust to improve the care and wellbeing of people with dementia and their families.  This report presents an overview of the multi component project.

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Together for Short Lives
Together for Short Lives
A programme of master-classes to equip nurses with the skills and confidence to support life-limited young people, as they transition from children’s to adult services.
March 2016
University of Hull - Humanising Services Project
University of Hull - Humanising Services Project
This report starts with an overview of how the Humanising Services project was implemented in two different settings, an in-patient stroke unit at The Royal Bournemouth and Christchurch Hospital (RBH) and an out-patient dermatology unit at Hull Royal Infirmary. The background and rationale for the study follows including a description of current approaches to care generally being utilised and rationale for introduction of a new framework to enhance a more humanised approach. A review of relevant policies and literature supporting the need for a focus on human dimensions of care is summarised and links to threats or restoration of dignity in care are made. The aims and objectives of the study are presented and the research method explained. An evaluation of the findings follows including descriptions of processes and outcomes within each site as well as a cross site comparison. The findings and outcomes are discussed in relation to the research objectives and, finally, a conclusion is presented suggesting transferable strategies for delivering dignity through a focus on ‘what matters to older people’ in humanising terms. 
May 2016
Strengthening the Health Visitor Response to Families
Strengthening the Health Visitor Response to Families
This project aimed to empower health visitors to reassert their role in supporting women and children exposed to domestic abuse by increasing their knowledge about abuse experienced by their service users and utilising their existing knowledge and skills in service development.  Improved knowledge of the nature and extent of service users’ experience of abuse can increase recognition of abuse and create an opportunity to reduce further harm, actively engage in health promotion and prevent ill health through the delivery of a comprehensive needs led service.
March 2015
QNI - Evaluation of Innovation and Leadership Programme - Rising Stars
QNI - Evaluation of Innovation and Leadership Programme - Rising Stars
The Queen’s Nursing Institute Fund for Innovation and Leadership Programme has provided project funding for nurses to undertake community based projects in England, Wales and Northern Ireland since 1990.  In 2015 the QNI commissioned an evaluation of the awards granted by the QNI Fund for Innovation and Leadership Programme for the ten years between 2005 and2014. The findings show that the awards were successful in terms of funding projects which developed services and other resources that had impact on the immediate patient group for whom the project was designed.  The awards also had a significant impact on the development of the project leaders through their conduct of the projects, attendance at the development days and through one-to-one support from the QNI.  
February 2016
Tenovus Final Report
Tenovus Final Report
Improvements in cancer survivorship have increased demands on existing NHS services, particularly traditional physician-led follow up. This study was therefore undertaken to establish the potential for a nurse-led telephone follow up service for cancer patients in Wales.
March 2015
St Christopherâs - Family Perception of Care Audit
St Christopher’s - Family Perception of Care Audit

Against a background of increasing numbers of frail elderly people, as people tend to live longer with higher health and social care needs, care homes have been playing a larger part in providing care at the end of life.  The End of Life Care Strategy (DH 2008) stressed the need for more dignified end of life care for frail elderly people, and put more emphasis on people dying in their place of choice, which for many is not in hospital.  St Christopher’s Hospice, a large hospice based in Sydenham, South East London, was established to provide care for terminally ill people, but a large part of their vision was to also share their knowledge and encourage research in order to spread best practice to all.   In 2008, St Christopher’s became the first regional centre for the Gold Standards Framework in Care Homes (GSFCH) programme, and set up the Care Home Project Team in order to deliver the necessary support and training.  The GSFCH programme is a quality improvement initiative that aims to advance end of life care in care homes.  Implementation of the programme is complete when the care home becomes accredited, which involves submission of a portfolio of evidence and a visit by an external assessor.

 

April 2015
Hospice Uk - Rehabilitative Palliative Care
Hospice Uk - Rehabilitative Palliative Care
Burdett Trust for Nursing awarded Hospice UK a grant in September 2014 with the aim of producing a high quality evidence-based publication on rehabilitation in hospice and palliative care to support hospice nurses and other care professionals to explore how they can develop effective and sensitive models of rehabilitative care; and to enable them to take a proactive approach to supporting more people with progressive and life limiting conditions, including those that are long term in nature, and their carers.
2015
Health Visiting Toolkit Project - Barts Health NHS Trust - funded by Burdett Trust for Nursing
Health Visiting Toolkit Project - Barts Health NHS Trust - funded by Burdett Trust for Nursing
The aim of the project was to develop an evidence-based toolkit to inform practice and safe, effective health visitor interventions. The key areas agreed as the focus for the remainder of the project...
April 2014
QNIS â Telling the story - Impacts of the Delivering Dignity Programme in Scotland
QNIS – Telling the story - Impacts of the Delivering Dignity Programme in Scotland

Undignified care leaves people feeling less valued, somehow less human. The Queen’s Nursing Institute Scotland (QNIS) and The Burdett Trust for Nursing are partners in promoting care that respects people’s individuality, independence and dignity. This relates particularly, but not exclusively, to the care of older people, many of whom can find themselves in vulnerable situations over short or long periods in which they are highly dependent on the people who care for them.

April 2015
2015 International Nursing Review
2015 International Nursing Review
Shaping Global Nurse Leaders - a conversation with Dr Stephanie Fergusson - Burdett - ICN Global Nurse Leadership Institute
2015
Burdett Liaison Nurse Childrenâs Community Nursing Service
Burdett Liaison Nurse Children’s Community Nursing Service
In March 2011 the Burdett Trust awarded Pennine Care NHS Foundation Trust a grant of £116.5K to empower nurses in a specific service transformation project. The focus of the funding application was to..
March 2014
Sue Ryder Foundation â Delivering Compassionate Care
Sue Ryder Foundation – Delivering Compassionate Care

The rationale for the course came from the Francis Report and Cavendish Review which identified the need to develop a workforce that supports system wide improvements in patient care and experience.  There was particular emphasis on developing the skills of support workers and healthcare assistants in leadership and management, alongside their clinical skills.

April 2015
Kimbuta Rural Development Programme
Kimbuta Rural Development Programme
Kimtab Clinic is run by Thabbishah Kaboole, a registered midwife and a member of the Uganda Private Midwives Association. Her clinic has provided the principal source of healthcare within a large area and a population estimated at around 25,000 people. The services she provides includes pre-natal and post-natal care, childbirth, first aid, immunisations, STD treatment, HIV counselling and general health education. Around four years ago she launched the Safe Motherhood Programme, in which she takes a team to outpost clinics to provide these services to people who are not able to travel to Kimtab Clinic.
2015
The East Midlands Cancer Network - Teamwork for Success
The East Midlands Cancer Network - Teamwork for Success
Team Work for Success was driven by the nurses who deliver the day to day care for children and young people with cancer in the community. The focus of the whole project was about implementing service...
February 2014
University of Leeds - What influences nurses to report poor practice
University of Leeds - What influences nurses to report poor practice

Recent scandals in the healthcare environment have led to the image of nursing as a caring profession being distorted. Student nurses were in the clinical areas at the time under investigation in the Francis Report (The Mid Staffordshire NHS Foundation Trust Public Inquiry, 2013) but little was said about them in the report. Whether student nurses should speak about poor care which they see, or whether the expectation that should happen is unrealistic has been mentioned in opinion pieces in the popular nursing press, some of them written by students. This study looked at why some students do speak out and attempted to see if there are some common leadership attributes of those that do.

Developing Healthier Nursing Students
Developing Healthier Nursing Students
C3 Collaborating for Health Developing Healthier Nursing Students– Research Project.  Nurses are the largest occupational group within the NHS and many nurses, and student nurses, who are the next generation of “health promoters” are obese, smokers, are not active enough to benefit their health, drink in excess of recommended levels and/or have a poor diet (Blake et al 2011). Given the rising prevalence of preventable diseases caused in part by poor lifestyle choices, encouraging people to think about their health, whatever their profession, is important. The Boorman Review (2009) flagged high levels of sickness absence in the NHS and associated lost working days, which if reduced by one-third would lead to an estimated annual direct cost saving to the NHS of £555m.
2015
Supporting adherence in adults with Cystic Fibrosis
Supporting adherence in adults with Cystic Fibrosis
Supporting adherence in adults with Cystic Fibrosis: a motivational interviewing intervention targeted by Prochaska & DiClemente stage of change evaluated by objective adherence measurement using the...
January 2014
Kings College Hospital - Delivering Dignity Final |Report
Kings College Hospital - Delivering Dignity Final |Report
The ‘Delivering Dignity’ project at King’s College NHS Foundation Trust was funded for one year by the Burdett Trust for Nursing. It aimed to: enhance dignified, compassionate care for older people with dementia in hospital; empower staff to incorporate therapeutic activities in to patient care and demonstrate the value on patient experience and outcomes.
March 2015
Improving Respectful Midwifery Care in Rural Malawi: a Human Rights Approach
Improving Respectful Midwifery Care in Rural Malawi: a Human Rights Approach
Aim: to demonstrate to participants the link between human rights and health care, with an emphasis on maternal health care, and how a human rights based approach may be introduced to improve the experiences of patients and providers.
2014
Valuing Public Services
Valuing Public Services
Valuing Public Services offers practical ideas about how we measure and demonstrate the value of our public services, based on OPM’s real life experiences of working with a broad range of public organ...
January 2014
Barbara's Story Evaluation Report
Barbara's Story Evaluation Report
Dementia is a growing health issue within the UK population and all health and social care staff must develop awareness of the needs of people with dementia.  In September 2012, Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust (GSTT) embarked on a new campaign using specially commissioned films ‘Barbara’s Story: her whole journey’.  The films aim to raise awareness of dementia and the care of older people, for all GSTT staff working in Trust hospitals and in the community, and reinforce the Trust values. This report explains the evaluation of Barbara’s Story and includes the findings from: staff’s immediate responses to the initial Barbara’s Story film, focus groups conducted after all Trust staff had attended the initial Barbara’s Story film (Phase 1), and focus groups conducted after the presentation of the evolving Barbara’s Story films had been shown across the Trust (Phase 2)
26 February 2015
Money Talks
Money Talks
Given that mental health problems are related to poverty, deprivation, inequality and other socioeconomic determinants of health, it is logical to posit that the current and foreseeable economic condi...
January 2014
My Home Life Admiral Nurse Role
My Home Life Admiral Nurse Role
This report presents the findings from an evaluation of the ‘My Home Life Admiral Nurse’ (MHLAN) role in care homes run by the Orders of St John Care Trust (OSJCT), a charity that provides care in some 70 care homes as well as a domiciliary care service in seven independent living (extra care housing) schemes. The evaluation aimed to add to a very sparse research literature concerning the Admiral Nurse role in general and its implementation in care homes in particular. 
A Guide to Economic Assessment in Nursing
A Guide to Economic Assessment in Nursing
This is the first in a series of four continuing professional development articles that explain some of the  principles of economic assessment and describe the most commonly cited approaches; the fifth article discusses costs and benefits. The series aims to enable readers to critically examine economic assessments in the context of nurse-led service innovation. It introduces a tried-and-tested methodology, with associated tools and templates, used to conduct economic assessments in nursing. In this article, the principles of economic assessment are introduced and two case studies of nurse-led innovation are used to illustrate how they are applied in practice.
April 2015
Office for Public Management
Office for Public Management
Office for Public Management - To empower the health service workforce to understand how they can contribute to realising greater efficiencies while maintaining high quality care, the Office for Publi...
January 2014
Ethical Nurse Leadership in Care Homes
Ethical Nurse Leadership in Care Homes

Empowering Nurses to provide ethical leadership in care homes supported by a dignity toolkit.  The ENACT project (Empowering Nurses to provide ethical leAdership in Care homes supported by a dignity Toolkit) focused on supporting the nursing contribution to dignifying care for older people in care homes. A generic toolkit can be downloaded here: http://iceobservatorysurrey.org/index.html

January 2015
Barbara's Story Evaluation Report
Barbara's Story Evaluation Report
Dementia is a growing health issue within the UK population and all health and social care staff must develop awareness of the needs of people with dementia.  In September 2012, Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust (GSTT) embarked on a new campaign using specially commissioned films ‘Barbara’s Story: her whole journey’.  The films aim to raise awareness of dementia and the care of older people, for all GSTT staff working in Trust hospitals and in the community, and reinforce the Trust values. This report explains the evaluation of Barbara’s Story and includes the findings from: staff’s immediate responses to the initial Barbara’s Story film, focus groups conducted after all Trust staff had attended the initial Barbara’s Story film (Phase 1), and focus groups conducted after the presentation of the evolving Barbara’s Story films had been shown across the Trust (Phase 2)
26 February 2015
Transition: understanding it and making it work
Transition: understanding it and making it work
The purpose of this study was to increase the understanding of the complexities of care for young people as they move from child to adult services, to find out what works well in order to develop a...
January 2014
TALISSMAN - Tailored stroke self-management: developing and testing a nurse-led, self-management support intervention
TALISSMAN - Tailored stroke self-management: developing and testing a nurse-led, self-management support intervention
Engagement in self-management by individuals with long-term conditions, such as stroke, has been suggested as a key to promoting recovery and patient empowerment, and to improving health outcomes as w...
November 2013
Breast Cancer Care End of Project Report
Breast Cancer Care End of Project Report

Improving the treatment and care for older women with breast cancer. 

After surgery, the first time a breast cancer patient looks at her body can be difficult and for many it doesn’t get easier overnight. Breast Cancer Care was awarded £22,179 under the Delivering Dignity programme to improve the treatment and care of older women with breast cancer and raise awareness of body image, intimacy and sex issues that are often left unaddressed for older patients.

December 2014
Hospital End of Care Champions Programme Final Report
Hospital End of Care Champions Programme Final Report
Weldmar Hospicecare Trust is a registered charity which aims to ensure that all patients needing palliative care in Dorset have access to excellent services delivered where and when needed whether by ..
10/10/10
The East Midlands Cancer Network Report
The East Midlands Cancer Network Report
Centralising care for children’s cancer has now enabled all children in the East Midlands region to access specialised children’s oncology services which ensures they receive the appropriate treatment...
November 2013
North West London Hospital Patient Experience Improvement Programme
North West London Hospital Patient Experience Improvement Programme
High Quality Care For All - NHS Next Stage review, DOH 2008 set out a vision of an NHS that works in partnership to prevent ill health, providing care that is personal, effective and safe. In order t...
November 2012
QNIS Delivering Dignity Programme
QNIS Delivering Dignity Programme
Enhancing dignity through relational caring conversations is set in Carnbroe Care Centre in Coatbridge. The aim is to celebrate and develop human interaction that promotes dignity between community...
February 2014
South East Coast Ambulance NHS Foundation
South East Coast Ambulance NHS Foundation
This project report describes the work undertaken to develop a scope of practice and a related training and educational programme for an innovative new role based in the Emergency Dispatch-Operations...
November 2013
The Conversation â developing confidence to provide end of life care in Salford Nursing Homes
The Conversation – developing confidence to provide end of life care in Salford Nursing Homes
The provision of quality care for people at the end of their lives is increasingly a focus and concern for health and social care practice, as well as education and policy makers. High quality end of...
November 2012
Women who Present with Mental Health Problems during pregnancy
Women who Present with Mental Health Problems during pregnancy
Women who Present with Mental Health Problems during pregnancy - how Can Midwives be Helped to Manage their Care.
September 2010
Global Nursing Leadership Institute Evaluation Report 2
Global Nursing Leadership Institute Evaluation Report 2
Evaluation of the annual Global Nursing Leadership Institute GNLI leadership development programme offers an advanced leadership programme for nurses and or midwives at senior level and executive posi...
November 2013
Barbara's Story
Barbara's Story
The numbers of people who have dementia is rising as the population is ageing. As dementia is primarily a condition that affects older people, many people with dementia have other conditions common to...
November 2013
Global Nursing Leadership Institute Evaluation Report 1
Global Nursing Leadership Institute Evaluation Report 1
Evaluation of the annual Global Nursing Leadership Institute GNLI leadership development programme offers an advanced leadership programme for nurses and or midwives at senior level and executive posi...
November 2013
Early Prediction and Prevention of Obesity team
Early Prediction and Prevention of Obesity team
Childhood overweight and obesity is a global public health issue. This project aimed to develop a guideline for members of the UK health visiting team to use with parents of infants identified as at...
November 2013
Pragmatic randomised controlled trial of a preferred intensity exercise programme to improve wellbeing outcomes of women living with depression
Pragmatic randomised controlled trial of a preferred intensity exercise programme to improve wellbeing outcomes of women living with depression
People with mental health problems are more likely to experience physical ill health than the rest of the population and they have higher levels of physical morbidity and mortality. This is an endurin...
November 2012
Deleterious mental health during pregnancy and the postnatal period
Deleterious mental health during pregnancy and the postnatal period
Empowering Health Visitors to predict and detect deleterious mental health during pregnancy and the postnatal period and promote optimal care for childbearing women. Perinatal Mental Health as an is...
November 2013
Pilot Study to Evaluate Health Visitor Assessments of Mother-Infant Interactions
Pilot Study to Evaluate Health Visitor Assessments of Mother-Infant Interactions
This study sought to examine the processes by which health visitors identify problems in mother-infant relationships in the post-natal period. Given the importance of reliably detecting cases where mo...
November 2012
Castel Froma Report
Castel Froma Report
Castel Froma provides rehabilitation and 24 hour nursing care for people disabled by brain injury or neurological conditions. Limited mobility and use of feeding tubes and catheters causes frequent ch...
November 2013
Global Research Nurses Report
Global Research Nurses Report
Trudie Lang, University of Oxford was awarded a grant to support and facilitate the work and professional development of research nurses across the globe. Research nurses form a vital part of research...
November 2012
Developing role of Admiral Nurses in Care Homes
Developing role of Admiral Nurses in Care Homes
Admiral Nurses are mental health nurses who specialise in dementia. Admiral Nurses offer skilled assessment of the needs of family carers and people with dementia as well as information and practical...
October 2013
Factors associated with clinical focus in NHS Trust Boards
Factors associated with clinical focus in NHS Trust Boards
Previous studies have implied that greater clinical focus at Health Service Board level will improve the range, quality or cost of clinical care. This study sought to identify the factors that influe..
November 2012
Improving the Sexual Health of Homeless People
Improving the Sexual Health of Homeless People
Improving the sexual health of homeless people: Does providing care within hostels improve contraceptive use and uptake of sexual health screening.
September 2013
Examination of the factors that influence the publication or non-publication of mental health nursing research presented at national or international nursing conferences
Examination of the factors that influence the publication or non-publication of mental health nursing research presented at national or international nursing conferences
Mental health nurses are required to be able to identify and access the current evidence surrounding a particular topic and evaluate and decide upon the best care approach to people with mental health...
November 2012
Peace Hospice Report
Peace Hospice Report
The Department of Health’s National End of life Care Strategy 2008 emphasised the need to improve the quality of care provided to dying people in a variety of different settings, including care homes...
February 2013
Development of a Carer Support Needs Assessment Tool for end-of-life care practice at home
Development of a Carer Support Needs Assessment Tool for end-of-life care practice at home
Current end-of-life care policy and guidance recognises the important contribution of family carers, recommending that their needs should be assessed to support them in their caring role. How regular...
November 2012
Transition - understanding it and making it work
Transition - understanding it and making it work
The purpose of this study was to develop an increased understanding of transition, from multiple perspectives, and to describe what strategies and resources might be required to facilitate transition with the aim of developing a benchmark tool.   This key grant was a precursor to Burdett's Transitional Care Empowerment Programme.
24 February 2015
Achieving a high quality, fully ­integrated falls service in Sheffield: a clinical microsystems nurse led redesign
Achieving a high quality, fully ­integrated falls service in Sheffield: a clinical microsystems nurse led redesign
This report presents an overview of a project to develop an integrated
falls service across the city of Sheffield. The project was funded by a
grant from The Burdett Trust for Nursing as part of its Empowerment
Programme focusing on transforming services at the hospital community
interface.  Falls pose a local and national challenge to the ageing
population who have an increasingly high expectation of active living.
Experiencing a fall impacts upon a person’s quality of life as well as
affecting relatives and carers.
March 2015
Audiovisual Speech Perception in Children with Normal and Late Language Emergence
Audiovisual Speech Perception in Children with Normal and Late Language Emergence
To investigate the audiovisual perception of novel phonological information and the influence of processing demands in children with late language emergence.
July 2014
Reach Out, Build Trust
Reach Out, Build Trust
Help the Hospice - Burdett Trust Widening Access Scheme. Offering bereavement counselling to homeless people has given one nurse the opportunity to add new skills and insights to her work
January 2014
University of Worcester Evaluation Foundation of Nursing Studies - Patients First Programme
University of Worcester Evaluation Foundation of Nursing Studies - Patients First Programme
This report outlines an independent evaluation of the Patients First programme conducted by a team from the University of Worcester on behalf of the Foundation of Nursing Studies FoNS. Developing a p...
January 2014
Advancing Professional Practice - Why is it necessary for health visiting?
Advancing Professional Practice - Why is it necessary for health visiting?
What constitutes advancing professional practice has been widely debated, as the term Advanced practice is associated with a range of nursing roles. Sharin Baldwin considers the skills, competencies...
September 2014
Burdett network puts patients and families centre stage
Burdett network puts patients and families centre stage
Patient engagement and acting upon ideas from patients and their families is a key way to ensure that compassionate care is put into action, was the clear message from last night’s discussion at the B...
November 2012
04/05/17
The Burdett Trust is pleased to launch its latest grant programme - 2017 Strenthening Nursing Leadership Awards Programme...
28/10/16
Congratulations to Gloucestershire Clinical Commissioning Group, winner of the Nursing Times Patient Safety Improvement Award, sponsored by Burdett Trust...