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Leading change Endocrine nurses worked with colleagues to implement a digital system at Royal Bournemouth and Christchurch Hospitals (RBCH) to identify and support all patients admitted with adrenal insufficiency (AI). This led to improved patient safety and associated outcomes and experience. Where to look Addison’s disease, also known as primary adrenal insufficiency or hypoadrenalism, is […]
Leading change The Head of Accreditation in the Quality Directorate at Surrey and Borders NHS Foundation Trust led on the development and implementation of a CARE Excellence Accreditation Scheme to support quality improvement across the Trust. Where to look The Keogh Review (2013) considered the quality of care and treatment provided by hospital Trusts with […]
Leading change A Nurse Consultant at PBS4, (a non-profit social enterprise) developed a support model which aims to reduce behaviours that challenge, by supporting improvements in quality of life. The programme has raised awareness of positive behavioural support locally which is enhancing outcomes and experiences. Where to look The Winterbourne View Hospital Review (Department of […]
Leading change The Deputy Chief Nurse at Southampton City Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) developed and implemented a Registered Care Home Manager leadership programme for managers in the local area. The programme has led to transformational improvements for the homes, their staff, residents and carers. Where to look The State of Care Report (Care Quality Commission, […]
Leading change The Head of Quality and Nursing at Fareham and Gosport and South-Eastern Hampshire Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) with support from the Quality Team led the development and implementation of a quality surveillance system. This has led to local improvements of patient outcomes and safety, patient and staff experience, and use of resources. Where […]
Leading change The Registered Nurse at BrendonCare, a registered charity dedicated to improving the quality of life for older people, led a programme to improve awareness, understanding and use of advanced care plans with residents in the home. The programme has resulted in improved experiences for staff, residents and their families. Where to look The […]
Leading change The Senior Sister, Practice Educator and Lead Surgical Emergency Nurse Practitioner in the Surgical Assessment Unit (SAU) at Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust have collaborated to implement a new ambulatory care model. The programme has led to improved outcomes, experiences and use of resources within the hospital. Where to look NHS Improvement (2018) […]
Leading change The Clinical Specialist Midwife worked collaboratively with the smoking cessation midwife in the Colchester Hospital maternity unit at East Suffolk and North Essex NHS Foundation Trust (ESNEFT) to lead on the development and implementation of a smoking cessation service for pregnant women. This programme of work has led to improved outcomes, experiences and […]
Leading change A Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) Specialist Nurse at Solent NHS Trust led on the refinement of personal care planning based on Patient Activation Measure (PAM) scores within respiratory services. The project has led to improved engagement, outcomes and experiences for those using respiratory services at the Trust. Where to look NICE (2016) […]
Leading change Midwives at West Sussex Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust led a social media project to engage with women who may need weight management support during their pregnancy. This has led to a significant improvement in engagement, outcomes and overall patient experience. Where to look NICE (2010) highlights that health professionals should understand and promote […]