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  1. A resource Patient Safety Alert has been issued to support safe and timely management of hyperkalaemia (high level of potassium in the blood).

  2. Today we have published an independent review we commissioned Deloitte to carry out of the effectiveness of board leadership and governance at Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals NHS Trust (BHRUT) in London.

  3. The NHS saved £324 million last financial year by switching from using 10 expensive medicines to better value and equally effective alternatives, with even more saving to be achieved this year.

  4. A resource Patient Safety Alert has been issued to support safer provision of bowel care for patients at risk of autonomic dysreflexia.

  5. We have appointed six non-executive board members, which include the reappointments of current members, Lord Patrick Carter and Lord Ara Darzi, and the appointments of four new members.

  6. BSUH is no longer in special measures for financial reasons following improvements in financial performance and management at the trust.

  7. A resource alert has been issued to eliminate use of the imprecise term ‘soft diet’ and assist providers with safe transition to the International Dysphagia Diet Standardisation Initiative (IDDSI) framework, which introduces standard terminology to describe texture modification for food and drink.

  8. The NHS has announced plans to improve patient care by cutting long stays in hospitals.

  9. Today we're lifting some of the regulatory undertakings placed on Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust over two years ago after an independent review highlighted progress in a number of areas.

  10. Dr Amit Arora, Consultant Geriatrician at University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust, tells us his thoughts on #EndPJParalysis and the impact the campaign is having so far.

  11. A roundup of improvement work and innovation from across the NHS.

  12. A roundup of improvement work and innovation from across the NHS.

  13. A resource alert has been issued to support providers to adopt the revised National Early Warning Score (NEWS2) to detect deterioration in adult patients.

  14. Our Sir Peter Carr Award winners, Daniel Wadsworth and Dr. Rachel Pilling from Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust talk 100 ideas in 100 days and tell us about their latest developments since winter.

  15. At NHS Improvement, our role is to support trusts on their quality improvement journeys. #EndPJParalysis is so inspiring because it is being led by frontline staff.

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