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Open Design and Medical Products; 3D printing and Cystic Fibrosis

Using open source design, a community of people who live with cystic fibrosis was created who meet online to collaboratively design medical products from their own lived experience. The project is linked to the Cystic Fibrosis ward at Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, as well as encompassing participants from around the UK and North America. This method allows people typically barred from collaborative […]

Better Services By Design (BSBD)

As the final case study in User-Centred Healthcare Design’s (UCHD) programme of work we were keen to see how others in Health and Social Care might apply our methods to their own service improvement work. We have therefore supported two teams to use design methods to make innovative service changes. Doncaster Metropolitan Borough Council Public Health Team have designed an intervention to improve the […]

Better Outpatient Services for Older People (BOSOP)

We undertook a design-led service improvement project that involved older people using a Medical Outpatient service, and the service’s staff. Resulting service improvements include: • re-designed appointment letters • re-design of Medical Outpatient’s main reception • way-finding policy changes at host trust. Please click here to view the full BITE.

Whose diabetes is it?

Please click here to view full BITE. We worked with two family support groups from Rotherham and Barnsley and staff from Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust to understand the health service experiences of young people with type 1 diabetes. With them, we have devised a proposal for an innovative new service to support young people with […]

KWILLT – Keeping Warm In Later Life website

This website presents independent research funded by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) under its Research for Patient Benefit (RfPB) Programme (Grant Reference Number PB-PG-0408-16041). The views expressed are those of the author(s) and not necessarily those of the NHS, the NIHR or the Department of Health. Please click here to view the KWILLT […]