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Leading change The neonatal practice development nurse and infant feeding midwife at Bedford Hospital NHS Trust led a programme of work to adopt and implement the ‘RAPP’ (Respirations, Activity, Perfusion, Position/Tone) tool (Ludington-Hoe, 2014) in their maternity unit. This programme led to improved outcomes for new-born babies in the unit. Where to look In 2014, […]
Leading change The midwifery Matron at Bedford Hospital NHS Trust led on the implementation of an education and training programme and care bundle to reduce third and fourth degree tears post-partum. The programme has led to improvements in outcomes, experiences and use of resources locally. Where to look In 2017, there were 679,106 live births […]
Leading change Midwives working in the North-West London Early Adopter (EA) project team led on a programme to implement a digital App in the 6 maternity units across the North-West London Local Maternity System. The EA project team are within the Acute Care Transformation Team, part of the North-West London Health and Care Partnership. The […]
Leading change The Clinical Specialist Midwife worked collaboratively with the smoking cessation midwife in the Colchester Hospital maternity unit at East Suffolk and North Essex NHS Foundation Trust (ESNEFT) to lead on the development and implementation of a smoking cessation service for pregnant women. This programme of work has led to improved outcomes, experiences and […]
Leading change Midwives at West Sussex Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust led a social media project to engage with women who may need weight management support during their pregnancy. This has led to a significant improvement in engagement, outcomes and overall patient experience. Where to look NICE (2010) highlights that health professionals should understand and promote […]
Leading change The Urogynaecology Nurse Consultant in the Department of Women’s Services at the Royal Victoria Infirmary led on the implementation of a new Trial Without Catheter (TWOC) at home service within the Trust. The new service has contributed to improved outcomes, experiences and use of resources locally. Where to look The Royal Victoria Infirmary […]
Leading change The matron of the Community Children’s Nursing Team at Whittington Health NHS Trust led the implementation of a new service within the Hospital at Home service, offering home based phototherapy to babies with physiological jaundice. The Hospital at Home service is part of the Community Children’s Nursing Team, delivering nursing care to acutely […]
Leading change Two midwifery support workers in the community midwives team at Northern Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Foundation Trust developed a one to one antenatal and postnatal support service for mental health, which has improved the outcomes and experiences of women throughout their pregnancy and postnatally. Where to look The midwifery support workers identified that […]
Leading change The Deputy Head of Midwifery at Sheffield Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust led the development and implementation of a new approach to mandatory training, preceptorship and appraisals across the Trust. The developed programme has led to improved outcomes and experiences by successfully supporting staff in their role. Where to look The Jessop Wing […]
Leading change Health visitors at the Black County Partnership NHS Foundation Trust (BCPFT) have worked with public health colleagues to tackle childhood obesity in the West Midlands town of Dudley, through structured education for mothers. The programme supports the prevention agenda and empowers parents in making informed food choices for their children. The health visitors […]