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  1. A resource Patient Safety Alert has been issued to help organisations ensure a safer system for the temporary identification of unidentified or unknown patients.

  2. A resource Patient Safety Alert has been issued to support the management of life threatening bleeds from arteriovenous fistulae and grafts.

  3. Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust will get enhanced support to improve its services for patients as we have placed the trust into special measures for quality reasons.

  4. Joint response to a learning review looking into how the system responded to concerns about poor quality of care and poor trainee experience at North Middlesex University Hospital NHS Trust (NMUH).

  5. We have announced plans to work more closely with Health Education England to ensure the national workforce system is well aligned.

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

  7. 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.

  8. 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.

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

  10. 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.

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

  12. 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.

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

  14. 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.

  15. 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.

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