Resources for Emergency Care Improvement Programme (ECIP)

55 resources

  1. Learn how University Hospitals of North Midlands (UHNM) implemented the SAFER patient flow bundle and used the and Red2Green approach.

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  2. Use this visual management system to assist in the identification of wasted time in a patient’s journey. Reduce internal and external delays for in-patient wards in both acute and community settings.

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  3. Patients can spend time in hospital that doesn't contribute towards their discharge and we believe that by working together, we can reduce the number of ‘red days’ in favour of value-adding ‘green days’. We recently celebrated NHS providers who have reduced wasted time in patient journeys.

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  4. Use this guide to learn how adopting a trusted assessor model can improve the experience for the patient and reduce delayed transfers of care.

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  5. Improve the quality and timeliness of ambulance handover for individual patients and for people in the community requiring an emergency ambulance.

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  6. This ECIP series covers the key principles from the Safer, faster, better and how these can be applied within your own systems. Each webinar lasts no longer than an hour, and is a great opportunity to learn from colleagues experienced in a range of fields.

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  7. This presentation covers primary care and Out of Hours services - provision of robust GP services in hours, and comprehensive OOH services; care home arrangements for primary care, pharmacy and falls prevention

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  8. This webinar discusses the SAFER bundle, right ward, first time and daily senior review of every patient, in every bed, every day.

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  9. This webinar discusses delayed transfers of care and discharge to assess.

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  10. A webinar that covers - Optimising acute frailty - Stranded patients - Assertive, holistic management of frail & vulnerable patients back into the community as soon as medically fit to avoid loss of ability to self-care

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  11. This webinar covers assessment Units: running an efficient and effective AMU; early senior assessment; consultants and staffing Optimising use of Ambulatory Emergency Care.

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  12. The key principles of project management and setting up your own project management office for delivering an improvement programme.

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  13. Delivery of services whilst running a Safer Start Campaign focusing on discharges and patient flow.

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  14. How collaborating with the voluntary and community sector can bring about an improved patient experience and outcomes.

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  15. Tools to help NHS providers improve a patient's journey through the hospital to ensure they are discharged as soon as they are medically fit to leave.

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  16. A short overview of the Silver Book guidance for frail older people with urgent care needs – rationale, conceptualisation and practical examples of implementation.

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  17. How public services should work together to respond to people who are in mental health crisis.

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  18. This talk addresses urgent care for older people living with frailty across the whole system. By using simple rules in complex systems, focussing on the urgent care episode as a sentinel event, it is possible to reduce subsequent health and social care use.

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  19. An overview of the Royal College of Emergency Medicine Guideline on 'Crowding in ED' and the toolkit 'Tackling Emergency Department Crowding'.

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  20. Exploring new frontiers in geriatric medicine: A geriatrician-run medical assessment unit with the aim of providing earlier comprehensive geriatric assessment to frail elderly patients at the front door. We describe our local experience in Nottingham.

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  21. A trust has developed an innovative ambulatory emergency care model by utilising engineering process and governance. This includes process activity mapping, evidence based service redesign and failure mode effect analysis, along with point-of-care testing.

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  22. This method of job planning was developed to allow timely specialty availability for emergency admissions and maintain flow, while meeting referral to treatment requirements, and delivering efficiencies in consultant delivered activity.

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  23. A practical session on developing and implementing the Discharge to Assess model in South Warwickshire, including top tips and pitfalls. The session will include a financial evaluation for providers and commissioners and the impact on system flow.

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  24. Covering some of the principles involved in understanding how patients flow around your emergency care system, this session will include: why a high level flow map is the first step; what are the key data you need to know; why triage can create longer waits; and how to get flow along a pathway.

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  25. The experience based design approach is a way of bringing patients and staff together in re-designing services. This method has been developed to help frontline NHS teams make the improvements their patients really want.

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  26. Lean Thinking has been developed from the Toyota Production System and has been applied in many competitive sectors. Lean is increasingly being applied to health services in the UK and overseas to: improve the quality of patient care; improve safety; elimate delays; and reduce length of stay.

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  27. Redesigning the Interface in Camden – the case for change, outcomes based contracts and enabling different ways of measuring success. This will incorporate an evaluation of the metric Camden developed around measuring time spent at home as an outcome for our most complex patients.

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  28. Establishing an ambulatory emergency care service can be a major challenge for clinical leaders. This webinar discusses the challenges that have been encountered by members of the network and strategies for managing them.

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  29. Ambulance handover delays at hospitals have become common place. This webinar considers the reasons why and offers solutions to help resolve the problem.

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  30. The notion of risk in healthcare and associated human factors; how to take risks in acute frailty and maintain safety; and how much risk does the patient take.

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  31. A webinar explaining how we created a whole system training programme to improve the quality of hospital discharges and transfers of care for staff in the London Borough of Camden.

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  32. Organise a Multi Agency Discharge Event (MADE) that brings together the local health system to challenge and improve patient flow, delays and simplify discharge processes.

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  33. Optimise you medicines discharge process by using the five key principles that deliver effective clinical pharmacy services.

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  34. Provide a highly responsive service for adults with urgent care needs by delivering care as close to home as possible and minimising disruption for patients, carers and families.

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  35. Reduce the number of delays between care homes and the acute hospitals, and monitor patient assessments so that the patient needs are accommodated.

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  36. A range of case studies from both ECIP and non-ECIP systems. If you wish to share examples of good practice and innovation, please contact your ECIP cluster lead or visit the ECIST Network.

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  37. Discover the link between mortality and patient flow, and the key to improving flow, quality and productivity.

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  38. Create an effective plan for your Breaking the Cycle week by following the 7 key priorities found in this practical guide.

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  39. Learn how to organise, operate and measure a 'Breaking the Cycle' week to help improve patient flow and patient care.

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  40. Use this tool to help senior leaders break the cycle by creating a guiding coalition and developing a clear, shared vision and purpose.

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  41. Rapid Improvement Guides support delivery of safer, faster, better urgent and emergency care and the 2016/17 A&E plan

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  42. Nine principles for effective emergency care that you can use to improve your department by translating professional standards into professional behaviours.

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  43. Identify and capture qualitive and quantitive information to better understand and address prolonged patient stays.

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  44. Identify the right tool to use when managing the initial event of health and social care, especially for older patients with frailty.

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  45. Develop process models to meet your service potential and understand the true demand of ambulatory emergency care (AEC).

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  46. Use this practical SAFER guide to reduce delays for patients in adult inpatient wards (excluding maternity) by implementing the five elements of best practice.

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  47. Use the principles of the ‘Theory of Constraints’ to clearly define and govern the Expected Date of Discharge (EDD) and Clinical Criteria for Discharge (CCD)

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  48. Manage your emergency admissions by implementing and monitoring the 6 As - advice, access, ambulatory, acute frailty unit, acute assessment units and admission to specialty ward directly

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  49. Dr Ian Sturgess addresses the risks of waiting unnecessarily while in urgent and emergency care. The presentation is delivered to an audience of health and social care system leads.

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  50. Ian Sturgess gives a presentation on the risks of waiting for urgent and emergency care. The audience is a mix of health and social care system leads

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  51. Jonathan Benger gives a presentation on 'the case for change' to an audience of health and social care system leads

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  52. A national ECIP launch event presented by urgent and emergency care experts from Colchester Hospital University to a room of health and social care system leads.

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  53. Glen Burley delivers a presentation on urgent and emergency care to an audience of health and social care system leads

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  54. Vince Connolly delivers a presentation on reducing mortality to an audience of health and social care system leads

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  55. Adopt the tried and tested principles and implement good practice in delivering urgent and emergency care.

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