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Leading change Tissue Viability Nurses at Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust led on the development and implementation of a new standardisation approach to venous leg ulcers within the community. This programme of work has addressed unwarranted variation in venous leg ulcer treatment and management in order to deliver better outcomes, experience and use of resources […]
Leading change Nurse leaders at Cornwall Foundation Trust in Penwith launched The Centipede Club. This was a new community hub for older patients with leg ulcers. The club has been positively received by the patients and is achieving good outcomes and delivering efficiency savings. Where to look Community nursing services in Penwith were under pressure. […]
Leading change The Learning Disability and CAMHS Nursing Lead for schools across North Staffordshire Combined Healthcare NHS Trust led on the redesign and implementation of new service pathways for specialist children’s learning disability health services. This project has led to improved outcomes and experiences of those using the services as well as better provision of […]
Leading change The Nurse Consultant in the chest clinic at the Royal Victoria Infirmary, Newcastle Upon Tyne Foundation Trust led on the development and implementation of a new Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) service for patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disorder (COPD). By extending the respiratory nurses’ CBT skills, the programme has improved patient outcomes as […]
Leading change The diabetes specialist nurse at Bolton NHS Foundation Trust led a programme of work to reduce rates of hypoglycaemia within inpatients at the Trust. This has led to improved outcomes for patients as well as improved experiences and use of resources. Where to look Bolton NHS Foundation Trust is provider of hospital and […]
Leading change Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust provides a range of hospital and community services for people in Sheffield, as well as specialist care for patients from further afield via its five teaching hospitals. The Community Matrons within Integrated Community Care Directorate led the implementation of the ‘Okay to Stay’ plan, which aims to […]
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 Nurses at Northamptonshire Healthcare Foundation Trust (NHFT), in partnership with 3Sixty Care, a training hub and federation of primary healthcare practices, led the establishment of a new placement pathway for third year student nurses wanting to work in community settings. The aim of the project was to broaden student’s experiences of the range […]
Leading change The Midwifery Matrons at Northampton General Hospital NHS Trust (NGHT) led on service development to address unwarranted variation in practices identified in complaints being made to the midwifery team. This has led to improved experiences and better use of resources within the Trust. Where to look The Midwifery Matrons noted when addressing women’s […]
Leading change Nurse leaders at Hertfordshire Community NHS Trust have worked with Health Care Assistants (HCAs) to develop their role through additional training so they can lead on insulin administration in the Diabetes Service. The team’s initiative highlights their leadership in quality improvement to address unwarranted variations seen locally in insulin administration and has significantly […]