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  1. Part of: Guide to reducing long hospital stays

    This case study shows how South Warwickshire NHS Foundation Trust removed wasted time for patients by reviewing processes for internal and external delays and updating staff mindset to 'home first'.

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  2. Part of: Guide to reducing long hospital stays

    This case study shows how Northern Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Foundation Trust worked to reduce the number of patients with a length of stay of 21 days or more by 25% — in line with the national target.

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  3. Part of: Guide to reducing long hospital stays

    This case study shows how Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland used driver diagrams as part of their approach to tackling DTOCs at both system and individual organisational level.

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  4. Part of: Guide to reducing long hospital stays

    This case study shows how Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust worked to reduce the number of patients with a length of stay of 21 days or more by 25%, in line with the national target.

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  5. Part of: Guide to reducing long hospital stays

    This case study shows how Essex Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust brought together system partners to create a shared focus and contributed to the national goal of reducing DTOCs.

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  6. Part of: Guide to reducing long hospital stays

    This case study details how Kettering General Hospital NHS Foundation Trust and wider system partners implemented the Emergency Care Intensive Support Team weekly long stay patient review process.

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  7. Part of: Guide to reducing long hospital stays

    This case study shares how Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust developed process maps as part of their approach to tackling DTOCs.

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  8. Part of: Guide to reducing long hospital stays

    This case study shows how Royal Preston Hospital, part of Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, implemented the ECIST long length of stay reviews to achieve a reduction in the number of patients with a length of stay greater than 20 days.

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  9. Part of: Guide to reducing long hospital stays

    This case study aimed to ensure that patients are given every opportunity to discharge to their own home and that any decisions about long term care are made in a more therapeutic setting, protecting independence wherever possible.

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  10. Part of: Inspiring improvement across the NHS

    We will continue updating this list to provide you with helpful resources.

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  11. Part of: Criteria-led discharge

    Guidance on writing a patient discharge policy or standard operating procedure for the implementation of criteria-led discharge (CLD).

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  12. Part of: Community Services Operating Model Guidance

    Northumberland, Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation Trust has implemented a single point of access (called an Initial Response Service). This was driven by an ambition to improve quality and safety, manage more patients’ care in the community and reduce the reliance on inpatient beds.

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  13. We support providers to follow best practice in nutrition and hydration to reduce the incidence of pressure ulcers and promote good wound healing.

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  14. Part of: Developing the national tariff

    The NHS Long Term Plan outlines how closer working across health and care organisations could help the NHS in England. We are working to develop a payment system which better supports integrated care.

  15. The six-stage project management approach provides a framework for managing improvement projects in the NHS. We suggest you read through this overview before undertaking any actions relating to the stages. This will help to give you an overall picture and where the tools sit beneath the stages.

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