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Leading change The Director of Safeguarding for the Somerset Partnership NHS Foundation Trust and Taunton and Somerset NHS Foundation Trust developed an integrated safeguarding service across the two organisations. The implementation of this programme is showing demonstrable signs of improved experiences, outcomes and use of resources across the area. Where to look The “Think child, […]
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 The Senior Social Worker and Nursing Clinical Lead in the Staying Home Team, Stoke City Council and North Staffordshire Combined Healthcare NHS Trust (NSCHT) have with the full active involvement of the team redesigned and implemented a new ‘best interests’ decision-making process. This new process has led to improved outcomes, experiences and use […]
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 A nurse in the Post-Anaesthetic Care Unit at Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust (NUH) led on a programme of work to minimise the experience of distress for patients. The nurse developed a programme to provide tailored resources and techniques to support a patient’s recovery post-anaesthesia, to minimise distress, improve outcomes and experience of […]
Leading change The Nursing Ward Manager in the Neuropsychiatry Unit at North Staffordshire Combined Healthcare NHS Trust (NSCHT), led the introduction of a personalised care approach for patients admitted to the ward. This new approach has led to improved outcomes and experiences across the unit. Where to look The Nursing Ward Manager at NSCHT identified […]
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 Deputy Chief Nurse responsible for safeguarding and harm-free care at Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals NHS Trust (BHRUT) identified an opportunity to use new digital technology to introduce electronic Child Protection-Information Sharing (CP–IS) to the Trust. The process is quicker and more efficient. Any child with particular safeguarding needs can be […]
Leading change A Senior Healthcare Assistant (HCA) and Dementia Champion within the Royal Preston Hospital Emergency Department developed an adapted patient identification wristband that supported staff to recognise that a patient may have additional needs related to their diagnosis of dementia. The innovation has been well received by patients, their families and carers and staff […]
Leading change The Designated and Named Nurses for Cambridgeshire and Peterborough CCG introduced a General Practice (GP) Safeguarding Administrator’s Network. The network was established to improve communication, provide a peer support network and encourage collaborative working. This supported a more uniform process in the administration of safeguarding within local GP providers, reducing the previous unwarranted […]