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North Central London Integrated Care Board using MYCaW®

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North Central London Integrated Care System is a partnership of NHS, councils, and voluntary sector organisations, working together to improve health and care in Barnet, Camden, Enfield, Haringey, and Islington, which includes supporting people living with long-term conditions. As part of a new service for people living with long-term conditions, N...
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Impact Report - Menstrual Cycle Support Course for Adults

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Last week we joined Endometriosis UK and Menstrual Cycle Support at their event to mark Endometriosis Action Month and to launch their digital menstrual health and education platform for teenagers. In 2022 Meaningful Measures Ltd partnered with Menstrual Cycle Support, the world's first non-clinical menstrual health service to be available on refer...
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Faith & Social Prescribing

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On the 13th March, our own Dr Marie Polley attended a Social Prescribing Roundtable at The Kings Fund in London, hosted by Dr Micheal Dixon, A GP and previous NHS England Clinical lead for Social Prescribing and The Rt Revd & Rt Hon Dame Sarah Mullaly, Bishop of London. The roundtable brought together a wide range of Faith leaders&nbs...
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Implementation and development of MYCaW® frailty framework

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Frailty is described by NHS England as 'a loss of resilience that means people don't bounce back quickly after a physical or mental illness, an accident or other stressful event'(1). It affects approximately 10% of people aged over 65 years and 25% of people over 85 years with these figures expected to double by 2045(2). Gloucestershire Integrated ...
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Developing a framework of concerns from people living with frailty

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 We are really happy to see our recent paper 'Developing a framework of concerns from people living with frailty, for the Measure Yourself Concerns and Wellbeing (MYCaW®) person-centred outcome measure' published in BMJ Open Quality. The project was a collaboration between Meaningful Measures Ltd and Health Innovation Wessex who were commissio...
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Partnership with Joy

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In a significant development, Joy, a leading digital preventative healthcare platform, has partnered with Meaningful Measures to integrate our MYCaW® questionnaire into its platform. Joy, trusted by 1 in 5 GP practices around the UK, works across the patient journey, from triaging through to intervention to reduce pressure on GPs and support Person...
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MYCaW® for Social Prescribing Services Evaluation

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We've had a great start to the year with MYCaW® (Measure Yourself Concerns and Well-Being®) being mentioned in a study published this month 'Exploration of Evaluation Practices in Social Prescribing Services in Ireland: A Cross-Sectional Observational Study' (2024) by Connolly et al. This study aimed to examine the evaluation practices of social pr...
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Understanding food-related issues for link workers training course evaluation publsihed

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Meaningful Measures has delivered an evaluation of an innovative training course designed to support social prescribing link workers' understanding of food related issues.  The training was funded by The AIM Foundation and the courses were delivered by the College of Medicine and the Social Prescribing Network between November 2021 and June 20...
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Social Prescribing Link Worker Clinical Supervision Pilot Evaluation Report

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In October 2021 Meaningful Measures was contracted by The Gloucestershire Primary Care Training Hub, Gloucestershire CCG, NHSE to undertake a rigorous academic evaluation of Social Prescribing Link Workers' experience of Clinical Supervision. Here are the headline findings: In 2021/22 the Gloucestershire Primary Care Training Hub ran...
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Association of Reflexology Partnership

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The Association of Reflexologists (AoR) are proud to be the first organisation to partner with Meaningful Measures Ltd and have access to our new digital outcome measures portal for MYMOP® and MYCaW®. AoR has set up Reflexologists Involved in Collecting Evidence project (RICE), which aims to collect data on how reflexology is supporting clients liv...
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Social prescribing and physical activity rapid scoping review

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In 2021, Dr Marie Polley and Abby Sabey from Meaningful Measures Ltd, collaborated with Prof Chris Dayson and the Centre for Regional Economic and Economic Research, Sheffield Hallam University to produce a rapid scoping review of the role that social prescribing can play in promoting physical activity. The report was part of a larger project ...
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Meaningful Measures digital portal for MYCaW® and MYMOP® now available

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In June 2022 we launched our digital versions of MYCaW® and MYMOP® to enable practitioners and researchers to have a dedicated digital approach to administering the questionnaires. We listened to the key features people wanted and have tried to bring it altogether in one platform.  Click here for the brochure for the portal Questions can ...
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Birmingham Centre for Arts Therapies: two new projects completed

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Meaningful Measures has recently completed two innovative evaluation projects for BCAT – Birmingham Centre for Arts Therapies: 1.Evaluation of the BCAT Arts and Health Intervention Training and Supervision (funded by Birmingham City Council). Evaluation Aims: To see if BCAT's Arts and Health Intervention Training and Supervision is delive...
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Create+: A Lime Arts and Health Wellbeing project with NHS staff off sick, returning to work, or experiencing high stress and anxiety

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The NHS Employers Staff Survey in 2021 showed that 44% of NHS workers reported feeling unwell because of work-related stress ("burnout") in the last 12 months (NHS Employers, 2022). It is clearly acknowledged that the NHS workforce are burnt-out and leaving in high numbers, partly due to impact of the covid pandemic on their mental and physical hea...
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YourClinic Partnership

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Meaningful Measures Ltd is proud to be partnering with YourClinic - a complete practice management system with integrated MYMOP® forms. YourClinic has been working for years to bring practitioners a complete practice management system designed for busy practices by busy practitioners. "We chose to partner with Meaningful Measures as their research ...
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Understanding the Implementation and Impact of Personalised Care Training in West Yorkshire Integrated Care Board

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Meaningful Measures Ltd recently partnered with KERA Consultancy Ltd and West Yorkshire Health and Care Partnership to evaluate personalised care and workforce training that had taken place within West Yorkshire (WY) over the preceding two years. The NHS long term plan committed to the roll out of personalised care, which at its heart requires conv...
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MYCaW® Training for the International Clinical Aromatherapy Network

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We are really excited to be delivering training sessions in November and December this year on MYCaW to the International Clinical Aromatherapy Network (ICAN). ICAN is a global platform that has been created for the purpose of connecting professionals in the fields of clinical aromatherapy, aromatic medicine, essential oil science, and essential oi...
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The SPLENDID Programme

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There is growing evidence that non-clinical interventions can support people who have dementia and cognitive decline. There is also a range of social prescribing schemes that support clients who have dementia. Some of these schemes may work with specific groups of people with dementia and cognitive decline. Other social prescribing schemes support ...
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Celebrating the success of MYCaW® and MYMOP®

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As we approach our first conference exhibition, we've been thinking about the work we achieved last year with our MYCaW® and MYMOP® tools. Not only did we welcome hundreds of license users for MYCaW® and MYMOP® around the world but also released our groundbreaking digital portals for both tools. The digital tools are quick and easy to use, the scor...
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Review of our work in 2022

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What a busy year 2022 has been for us at Meaningful Measures Ltd - a massive thank you to everyone who has worked with and supported us.  As the year draws to a close it is great to look back at our achievements, so read on for a whistle stop tour: News about MYCaW® and MYMOP® We welcomed hundreds of licence users for MYCaW® and MYMO...
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