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UCHD in action

We're working with the NHS in an action research framework to find the best way of making changes. Our approach is built on collaboration between researchers, designers, healthcare professionals and other interested parties. We work on specific challenges and areas of the health service to refine user-centred design methods and create a model for how change can work across the NHS as a whole.

Young people with diabetes

Developing digital tools and services that support young people living with type 1 diabetes to self-manage their condition.

Better Outpatient Services for Older People (BOSOP)

During the BOSOP project we found ways to improve outpatient services used by older people at the Royal Hallamshire Hospital in Sheffield.

Latest downloads

2013 RCN Research Conference
Dan attended this conference in Belfast and the poster he presented is now available for download.

Participatory Innovation Conference (PINC) 2011
Andy presented at the Participatory Innovation Conference (PINC) 2011 in Sønderborg, Denmark

Short Paper at the Participatory Design Conference 2010
UCHD will be presenting a short paper at the Participatory Design Conference 2010 in Sydney.

Design Research Conference, Spokane, Washington
Matt and Andy presented to the Design Research Conference in Spokane, Washington direct from Sheffield via a live weblink.

Presentation at CLAHRC 2010 Knowledge Exchange Event
Simon and Mark presented on “Co-designing Better Health” at the CLAHRC-SY knowledge exchange event in Sheffield.

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