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Today we’re lifting some of the regulatory undertakings placed on Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust over two years ago after an independent review highlighted progress in a number of areas. Following the independent Mazars report into a number of serious failings in the way the trust investigated the deaths of vulnerable patients, we took action […]
Dr Amit Arora, Consultant Geriatrician at University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust, tells us his thoughts on #EndPJParalysis and the impact the campaign is having so far. Many frail older people spend up to 83% of their inpatient time in bed and a further 12% in a chair. Most older people walk only a […]
Our Sir Peter Carr Award winners, Daniel Wadsworth and Dr. Rachel Pilling from Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust talk 100 ideas in 100 days and tell us about their latest developments since winter. Spreading the joy We have been considering how the 15 second 30 minute ethos might become embedded into quality improvement (QI) […]
At NHS Improvement, our role is to support trusts on their quality improvement journeys. #EndPJParalysis is so inspiring because it is being led by frontline staff. The concept is a simple one — to get patients out of their hospital beds. The clinical imperatives for doing so are hugely compelling. Ruth May, Executive Director of […]
We have selected seven trusts to take part in our new three year lean programme which will deliver a lean management system in their organisation. The programme will build on the success of our partnership with the Virginia Mason Institute and other independent programmes in the NHS, for example those implemented by Western Sussex Hospitals, […]