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Leading change The Adult Services Complex Case Management Team at Solent NHS Trust manages the complex needs of patients within their care. A nurse in the team has led the development and implementation of improved approaches towards care planning to increase patient engagement. The change has led to improvements in outcomes, experiences as well as […]
Leading change A Tissue Viability Team at Bassetlaw Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) led the development of the ‘React to Red’ resource to support the prevention of pressure ulcers in care homes and the community. This resource and programme of work has significantly improved outcomes, experience and use of resources. Where to look The Department of […]
Leading change A Play Specialist on the acute general paediatric ward at Northern Devon Healthcare NHS Trust led on the implementation of a pre-operative model for children requiring Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI). The new model supports improved outcomes, experiences and use of resources. Where to look Paediatrics is the branch of medicine which focuses on […]
Leading change Nurses in the Urology Unit at The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust led the development and implementation of a new prostate cancer follow-up pathway. This pathway has significantly improved patient outcomes, experience and use of resources locally. Where to look There are over 2.5 million people living with cancer in the UK and […]
Leading change The staff nurse on Hume Ward at South West London & St George’s Mental Health NHS Trust (SWLSTG) identified unwarranted variation in service user engagement to having their physical health checked while staying on the secure ward. The staff nurse led on enhancing the provision of physical health checks; through staff training, service […]
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 newly appointed Practice Matron at Consett Medical Practice introduced and led an enhanced approach to supporting residents in care homes registered with the Practice. This replaced a more re-active service being offered by the GPs. The Practice Matron led a programme of work to address and change this, strengthening working relationships with […]
Leading change The Chief Nursing Information Officer (CNIO) at Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust led the implementation of digitising the National Early Warning Score (NEWS) at the Trust, with support from nursing, midwifery and healthcare assistant colleagues. This has significantly improved patient safety and outcomes, improved staff experience, and streamlined and standardised handovers which has […]
Leading change The Senior Nurse for district nursing services at Whittington Health NHS Trust led a project to move from a paper-based model to a digital e-Community service model. The transformation has resulted in a more streamlined, efficient service, with increased continuity of care and better use of resources locally, improving experience. Where to look […]
Leading change Infection Prevention and Control/Physical Health Nurses (IPCPHNs) at North Staffordshire Combined Healthcare NHS Trust (NSCHT) developed and led innovative physical health training sessions for staff. This has raised the profile of the inequality of peoples’ physical health within the mental health setting, ensuring that this is considered alongside the patients’ mental health. Where […]