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Leading change The Diabetes Specialist Nurse at Aintree University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust led on the development and implementation of a programme of education and support across the North West of England. The specialist nurse’s new role supported local diabetes teams and other healthcare professionals to identify individuals with monogenic diabetes and ensure they receive […]
Leading change A mental health nurse at Bradford District Care NHS Foundation Trust (BDCFT) led a project to improve physical health for people with a serious mental illness (SMI). The project introduced the a screening tool, aligned to the ‘Lester tool’, which was designed to increase the identification of cardiovascular illness, delivering service improvement in […]
Leading change The Falls Prevention Nurses at Bradford District Care NHS Foundation Trust (BDCFT) have led change by working in partnership and collaboratively on falls prevention with the West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service (WYFRS). Where to look The Falls Prevention Team at BDCFT provides advice and support to other services and organisations across Bradford […]
Leading change A Quality, Health and Innovation Lead in the Nurse Development Team at Bradford District Care NHS Foundation Trust (BDCFT) has developed a new placement model for first year nursing students, to address variation in the experience and opportunities available to them. Where to look Supporting students within a practice-based placement presents a wide […]
Leading change District nursing students at the Bradford District Care NHS Foundation Trust (BDCT) led a programme of work to reduce the incidence of pressure ulcers in local care homes. The programme has demonstrated pressure ulcer reduction, as well as improved staff and resident experience, combined with better use of resources. Where to look The […]
Leading change The nurse lead at Bedfordshire Continence Service undertook a comprehensive service review, developing new systems, processes and pathways in order to address unwarranted variation in their service’s practices, to improve the outcomes and experience of people using their service. Where to look The Continence Service provides advice, support and treatment for people with […]
Leading change Nurses and other care professionals in the Adult Services Urgent Care team at Nottingham CityCare Partnership, a social enterprise delivering community healthcare in Nottingham, worked together to share professional skills, creating a new holistic approach to delivering care to older people with long term conditions, which reduced duplication and improved patient experience. Where […]
Leading change Nurses in the Faecal INcontinence and Constipation Healthcare (FINCH) team at Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals introduced an innovative integrated care pathway (ICP) for their patients. It has had a positive impact on both patient outcomes and experience. Where to look Nurses and colleagues in the multi-disciplinary FINCH team identified unwarranted variation in […]