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Leading change The Deputy Nursing Director, together with Senior Nurse Managers at Bradford District Care NHS Foundation Trust led on the development of collaborative multi-agency partnership approaches to ‘out of hours’ mental health crisis services to improve outcomes, experience and use of resources. Where to look Bradford District Care NHS Foundation Trust provides mental health, […]
Leading change The Consultant Nurse at Buckinghamshire Healthcare Trust, Cardiac Day Unit and Catheter Laboratory, led on the development and introduction of a new nurse angiographer role within their Trust. The role reduced unwarranted variation seen in waits for catheter laboratory services and has led to improved experience and outcomes for patients using the service. […]
Leading change The Deputy Director of Nursing at Newcastle upon Tyne Hospital NHS Foundation Trust led on the development and implementation of a falls improvement programme across the Older Peoples Medicine (OPM) wards to reduce unwarranted variation in practice. The programme has led to better outcomes and experiences for people using their services. Where to […]
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 Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust provides a range of hospital and community services for people in Sheffield, as well as specialist care for patients from further afield via its five teaching hospitals. The Community Matrons within Integrated Community Care Directorate led the implementation of the ‘Okay to Stay’ plan, which aims to […]
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 A senior staff nurse in the Cancer and Associated Specialties Unit at Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust identified unwarranted variation in the pathway of care of suspected neutropenic sepsis patients and led on changes to address these. Where to look Before the change, all patients suspected of having neutropenic sepsis were admitted for […]
Leading change Nurses within South Norfolk CCG supported residential and nursing homes to reduce avoidable hospital admissions. They developed a checklist and trained care staff in its use, to help them when making urgent calls to other services. There are fewer urgent calls as a result, as the care staff feel better equipped in making […]