Welcome to the home of the implementation science team! We make up part of the Improvement Academy and form the implementation arm of the NIHR ARC Yorkshire and Humber (YH ARC). We provide implementation support to a variety of stakeholders. Whether it is healthcare professionals wanting to plan for implementation or researchers wanting to know the best way to study and evaluate implementation, we are here to help.

As demand for implementation support continues to increase across the YH ARC we are supporting multiple projects at any one time across many different contexts including primary and secondary care, nurseries, schools and out in the local community.

Implementation Projects

PRIMROSE – Interventions to reduce cardiovascular disease risk in people living with severe mental illness – implementation expertise

UCLP-Primrose intervention aims to improve the assessment and management of cardiovascular disease in individuals with severe mental illness, such as bipolar disorder, psychosis, and schizophrenia. By integrating UCLPartners Proactive Care...

Me at Mealtimes study – patient experiences of mealtimes on inpatient mental health wards (working age adults)

Adults with mental health conditions are known to have difficulties with swallowing. Choking is more common for people with mental illness but this is poorly understood. Currently research has focussed...

BRUSH (optimising toothBrushing pRogrammes in nUrseries and ScHools) – implementation expertise

A quarter of five-year-old children in England suffer from tooth decay, a figure that doubles to 50% in deprived areas, leading to significant pain and affecting their eating habits, speech,...

Making a Difference: Our Latest Implementation case studies

Meet the Implementation Team

Zuneera Khurshid

Implementation Research Fellow

Michael McCooe

Implementation Co-Lead

Vishal Sharma

Implementation Co-Lead