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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 The Nurse Consultant for Learning Disabilities at North Staffordshire Combined Healthcare NHS Trust led on the review of service provision and development of new multi-disciplinary team (MDT) approaches to care for people with learning disabilities and their families across the Trust. This programme of work has led to improved outcomes and experiences across […]
Leading change The Public Health Nursing Leads at Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust led on the development and implementation of a new model of care for public health nursing, as well as the adoption of a new discharge support tool to empower and enable safe practice. Where to look The RCN (2019) outline the marked improvement […]
Leading change Infection, prevention and control (IPC) nurses at Bassetlaw Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) led the development and implementation of a quality improvement tool for IPC in nursing homes. This has improved patient safety and outcomes and improved staff knowledge on IPC. Where to look Care Homes: Infection, Prevention and Control guidance (Public Health England, […]
Leading change A healthcare support worker at the Black Country Partnership NHS Foundation Trust introduced a mobile dentistry unit into an inpatient ward for older people with mental health needs. This has improved the experience of patients and staff as well as improving outcomes and the use of resources. Where to look The Five Year […]
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 The Matron and nurses in the falls team at Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust (NHCFT) identified unwarranted variation in the practice of observation for patients who may be at risk of falling. The matron, in collaboration with the nursing team, developed a new system of observation ‘Avoiding Falls Level of Observation Assessment Tool’ […]
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 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 […]