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Leading change The Community Tissue Viability team’s healthcare assistants within Bradford District Care NHS Foundation Trust identified an opportunity to develop the healthcare support assistant role to offer a more personalised, flexible service to patients, carers and their families. The developments have led to improved outcomes, experiences and use of resources within community services as […]
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 palliative care clinical nurse advisor for Manchester Health and Care Commissioning (MHCC) led with commissioners on the development, commissioning and implementation of a consultant-led, community-based palliative care service in north Manchester. The service has reduced unwarranted variation in practice and led to improved experiences and outcomes for residents in the local area […]
Leading change The Nursing Ward Manager in the Neuropsychiatry Unit at North Staffordshire Combined Healthcare NHS Trust (NSCHT), led the introduction of a personalised care approach for patients admitted to the ward. This new approach has led to improved outcomes and experiences across the unit. Where to look The Nursing Ward Manager at NSCHT identified […]
Leading change Nursing leaders from Sunderland Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) led a collaborative, multidisciplinary project team in designing and implementing a digital system to identify care home residents with deteriorating health. The multidisciplinary team (MDT) developed and applied an electronic system to support the monitoring of residents’ health. The electronic system, based on an adaptation […]
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 A Lead Health Facilitation Nurse at the North Staffordshire Combined Healthcare NHS Trust led the work to establish a Learning Disability Health Facilitation and Acute Liaison Service at the Trust, on behalf of the Learning Disability Directorate. This new service has led to improved outcomes and enhanced experience for patients with learning disabilities […]
Leading change The Deputy Nursing Director, together with Senior Nurse Managers at Bradford District Care NHS Foundation Trust led on the development of collaborative multi-agency partnership approaches to ‘out of hours’ mental health crisis services to improve outcomes, experience and use of resources. Where to look Bradford District Care NHS Foundation Trust provides mental health, […]
Leading change South Norfolk CCG Nurses (Care Home Practitioners) are working with residential and nursing homes across central Norfolk and Waveney to reduce avoidable hospital admission and misdiagnosis of urinary tract infections (UTIs). They developed and implemented a new checklist, to support nursing and care staff within the residential facilities to improve diagnosis and management […]
Leading change Midwives and midwifery support workers at Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh NHS Foundation Trust, in collaboration with the Local Authority, led the development and implementation of a new Integrated Health Service team (IHST). The new integrated service team has led to improved outcomes, working with the most vulnerable families locally, by providing support on […]