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  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. We’re part of a five-year partnership with Virginia Mason Institute and five NHS trusts to support them to develop a ‘lean’ culture of continuous improvement which puts patients first.

  5. This is an assessment of the relative performance of procurement departments in non-specialist NHS acute providers. It highlights where there are opportunities for improvement and which providers are setting an example, helping others identify improvement opportunities.

  6. Part of: Inspiring improvement across the NHS

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

  7. Part of: Criteria-led discharge

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

  8. 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.

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

  10. 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.

  11. 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.

  12. Part of: Transforming patient-level costing in the NHS

    Healthcare costing standards and collection guidance for collection year 2019.

  13. Rolling data updated monthly, to show staffing levels in relation to patient numbers on an inpatient ward.

  14. The NHS in England is one of the only healthcare systems in the world that is this open and transparent about patient safety incident reporting, particularly around Never Events. We are clear that we need to openly tackle these issues, not ignore them.

  15. Our publications index contains links to resources that have been developed to help provide better ambulatory emergency care for patients.


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