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Increasing General Practice Nursing placements for student nurses

Leading change The Nurse for Primary Care Workforce Tutor at Eastbourne, Hailsham & Seaford (EHS) and Hastings & Rother (H&R) Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) in Sussex led on the development of General Practice (GP) placements for pre-registered nurses. This project enabled student nurses to experience General Practice Nursing (GPN) and aims to support succession planning […]

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An interactive health and wellbeing poster for all Year 7 secondary school pupils

Leading change Specialist School Nurses employed by Children and Family Health Surrey led on a programme of work. They used Youth Participation Action Research (YPAR) to gather feedback and ideas from students to develop and implement a digital, interactive poster. They wanted to find a way to ensure children, young people and their families were […]

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Safety on board – reducing risk

Leading change A Ward Sister at Solent NHS Trust led the implementation of a Patient Safety Board on a neuro-rehabilitation ward which has significantly improved staff accessibility to patient information relating to risk. This has improved patient safety, staff and patient experience and use of resources. Where to look The importance of patient handover and […]

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Peer mentor emotional well-being programme – HM Prison Swaleside

Leading change Support workers within Her Majesty’s Prison Swaleside (HMPS) identified unwarranted variation in the availability of psychological support for prisoners experiencing lower level mental health problems. The support workers developed and implemented a dedicated Emotional Well-being (EWB) scheme involving peer mentors, which led to better outcomes, experiences and use of resources within the prison. […]

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Care staff leadership implementing the Esther care model at a care home in Kent

Leading change A Care Coordinator led the implementation of the internationally recognised Esther care model, initially within a care home at the Graham Care Home Group after they identified unwarranted variation in practice in relation to how residents were involved in their care planning. The Graham Care Group (GCG) is a group of nine care […]

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