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Leading change The Senior Nursing Lecturer in the Health Services Management Centre at the University of Birmingham led on the development and implementation of ‘Improvement Labs’. These were designed to support staff to embed high quality care. This programme has led to improved experiences and use of resources within the engaged organisations. Where to look […]
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 […]
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 nurses at Pennine Care NHS Foundation Trust led on the introduction of a new Stockport Team for Early Management (STEM) service for people within the borough of Stockport. This service has led to better outcomes for people using the service, better experiences and better use of resources. Where to look The Royal […]
Leading change Support workers within Her Majesty’s Prison Swaleside (HMPS) identified unwarranted variation in the availability of psychological support for prisoners experiencing lower level mental health problems. The support workers developed and implemented a dedicated Emotional Well-being (EWB) scheme involving peer mentors, which led to better outcomes, experiences and use of resources within the prison. […]
Leading change A nurse led a smoking cessation programme board at Tees, Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Trust implemented a move towards a smoke-free trust, given the demonstrable evidence of the benefits of such an initiative, particularly when recognising the local unwarranted variation of significantly higher numbers of mental health patients at the Trust identified […]
Leading change The Dementia, Learning Disability and Patient Experience Lead Nurse for Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust provided leadership to develop the Dementia, Delirium and Distress pathway and establish a clinical multi-disciplinary team to provide support, guidance and education to Trust staff to improve patient outcomes and the experience of patients with cognitive […]
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 A nurse consultant specialising in health and well-being at South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Mental Health Trust (SLaM), led the introduction of a smoke-free hospital programme. SLaM aimed to help reduce this inequality and create a healthier environment for everyone, staff, patients and all visitors, by making the sites smoke free. This […]