Category: General

  • Farewell from MOCHA

    After over three years of work, the MOCHA project has come to a close. The project results, recommendations, final and interm reports can be found on our Publications pages. As part of our work we have generated a vast amount of research data, which is being held by the MOCHA management team. If you would […]

  • MOCHA Final conference

    MOCHA held its final conference on 15th and 16th November, in the University of Leiden at The Hague Netherlands. The event was very successful and well attended. The conference was opened by Professor Mariëtte Bussemaker, former Education Minister, Netherlands; who has a background in paediatrics, and drew parallels with the holistic requirements of education and […]

  • Home Based Records

    Our latest report on the MOCHA website looks at the use of home based records in the 30 countries of the EU and EEA. Find it here After productive discussion with the World Health Organisation Child and Adolescent Health and Development Division, MOCHA has undertaken an in-depth investigation to find out more about the existence and […]

  • MOCHA in the Lancet Child and Adolescent Health

    The MOCHA Work Package 2 team, led by Prof Maria Brenner from Trinity College Dublin, have today published two papers in the Lancet Child and Adolescent Health about MOCHA investigation into the interface of primary care with other health services for children with complex care needs. These papers review the current standards of care for children living with […]

  • MOCHA Final Conference – Booking is OPEN!

    Please join us for the presentation of results at MOCHA’s final conference on the 15th and 16th November 2018, in The Hague, Netherlands. If you are interested in primary care for children from a policy, academic, or practitioner perspective, our final conference may well be of interest for you. We will share our headline results, […]

  • Join a conversation on Models of Care Delivery for Children with Medical Complexity

    Associate Professor Maria Brenner is contributing to a webinar conversation on June 28th discussing A Conversation on Models of Care Delivery for Children with Medical Complexity in conjunction with the Lucile Packard Foundation in the United States. Improvements in care delivery for children with medical complexity are becoming a major focus of national and local […]

  • March Newsletter

    We have had an incredibly busy start to 2018; with an excellent working meeting held in Leiden, the Netherlands, and a great deal of discussion of how we continue to analyse MOCHA evidence in the final year of the project. In addition, Associate Professor Maria Brenner from Trinity College Dublin attended the 8th Annual Nursing […]

  • December Newsletter is out!

    The MOCHA December Newsletter is now out. Happy New Year from everyone at MOCHA!

  • Visit from Professor Neal Halfon

    One of the MOCHA External Advisory Board members, Professor Neal Halfon from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) Center for Healthier Children, Families and Communities, recently visited Imperial College London. During this time, he met with some MOCHA project members, including Dr Paul Kocken who is leading the appraisal work package of the project, […]

  • ISQUa Conference London

    MOCHA was well represented at the recent International Society for Quality in Healthcare (ISQua) conference in London, held on the 2nd – 4th October. The theme of this year’s conference was Learning at the System Level to Improve Healthcare Quality and Safety, a focus that is of high relevance to the project. Dr Kinga Zdunek presented her poster […]