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Leading change School nurses from Shropshire Community Health NHS Trust addressed unwarranted variation in the support and treatment of children with asthma in schools by developing and implementing asthma management guidance. This has led to improved knowledge and confidence in school staff, which has improved the care and treatment of children with asthma, leading to […]
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 Specialist School Nurses employed by Children and Family Health Surrey led on a programme of work. They used Youth Participation Action Research (YPAR) to gather feedback and ideas from students to develop and implement a digital, interactive poster. They wanted to find a way to ensure children, young people and their families were […]
Leading change A Staff Nurse at Dragon Square Community Unit, North Staffordshire Combined Healthcare NHS Trust led on improvements to the evidence based approach to service delivery and care for children aged 5 – 18 years. This approach has led to locally improved outcomes, experiences and use of resources by supporting staff to tailor approaches […]
Leading change Nurse leaders within the Clinical Simulation Centre (CSC) at Great Ormond Street Hospital NHS Foundation Trust (GOSH) developed an education programme in collaboration with Bereavement, Chaplaincy, Mortuary and Palliative Care services. This aided staff in developing their skills in caring for a dying child and supporting families through this critical time. The programme […]
Leading change Working across different clinical and non-clinical disciplines, paediatric nurses and a paediatric consultant collaborated with the patient experience team at Walsall Healthcare NHS Trust to lead on the development and implementation of a children’s health smartphone application (App) for staff, patients, their families and carers. This has significantly improved patient, carer and family […]
Leading change The Lead Sudden and Unexpected Deaths in Childhood (SUDC) nurse at Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust (LCFT) led on improvements to the nurse-led SUDC Service in collaboration with partner agencies. This service has led to improved outcomes, experiences and use of resources locally. Where to look The SUDC Service leads on the implementation […]
Leading change Great Ormond Street Hospital NHS Foundation Trust’s (GOSH) Neonatal Nurse Advisor and Consultant Neonatologist led a project in collaboration with the GOSH Quality Improvement (QI) team. The QI project focused on improving the quality and safety of core care for neonatal patients across the whole Trust, which included: Jaundice care, New Born Bloodspot […]
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 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 […]