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Leading change The Clinical and Nursing Lead for Learning Disabilities/Autism Spectrum Disorder (LDASD) at South West London and St George’s Mental Health NHS Trust (SWLSTG) led on the implementation of the Green Light Tool Kit (2017) across the Trust. This programme has improved outcomes, experience and ensured resources are used effectively ensuring services remain focused […]
Leading change Great Ormond Street Hospital NHS Foundation Trust’s (GOSH) Neonatal Nurse Advisor and Consultant Neonatologist led a project in collaboration with the GOSH Quality Improvement (QI) team. The QI project focused on improving the quality and safety of core care for neonatal patients across the whole Trust, which included: Jaundice care, New Born Bloodspot […]
Leading change The matron of the Community Children’s Nursing Team at Whittington Health NHS Trust led the implementation of a new service within the Hospital at Home service, offering home based phototherapy to babies with physiological jaundice. The Hospital at Home service is part of the Community Children’s Nursing Team, delivering nursing care to acutely […]
Leading change The Head of Care Strategy at the Good Care Group led on a programme to improve at home treatment and care for urinary tract infections (UTI’s) with its clients. Through enhanced training and support, combined with collaborative working, this programme has led to improved outcomes, experiences and use of resources locally. Where to […]
Leading change The Lead Outpatient Parenteral Antibiotic Therapy (OPAT) Nurse at Whittington Health NHS Trust led on the development and implementation of new pathways and services, to reduce unwarranted variation by ensuring patients could be discharged home safely and still receive their antibiotic therapy as recommended. This has led to better outcomes, experiences and use […]
Leading change The Chief Nurse and Nursing Team at Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Foundation Trust led on the introduction and embedding of the Paediatric Early Warning System (PEWS) across the Trust. The PEWS system has led to improved outcomes and experience through early identification of triggers to deterioration in children and young […]
Leading change The Lead Nurse for the Wound and Lymphedema service at the East London Wound Healing Centre and the team undertook a project focused on a patient-centred procurement system for wound care. The team, which is part of Accelerate CIC, a Community Interest Company working with the NHS to provide specialist care for patients […]
Leading change A senior support worker at a Belong Wigan care village led a project to introduce an exercise instructor role, after identifying best practice in this area. Belong is a charitable non-profit making care organisation whose ethos is ‘To support older people to live their own lives through the creation of vibrant village communities’. […]
Leading change The Lead Nurse for Infection Prevention and Control and two Lead Practice Educators at Great Ormond Street Hospital NHS Foundation Trust (GOSH) addressed the over-use of non-sterile gloves through education and training. This has improved patient safety and experience and staff are now following evidence-based practice rather than wearing gloves out of habit. […]
Leading change The Deputy Chief Nurse responsible for safeguarding and harm-free care at Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals NHS Trust (BHRUT) identified an opportunity to use new digital technology to introduce electronic Child Protection-Information Sharing (CP–IS) to the Trust. The process is quicker and more efficient. Any child with particular safeguarding needs can be […]