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  1. Part of: Criteria-led discharge

    A case study into using criteria-led discharge at South Warwickshire Foundation Trust to improve weekend discharges and reduce patient delays.

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  2. NHS providers should refer to this page for the latest updates on financial accounting and reporting. We also email updates to finance teams.

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  3. 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.

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  4. Part of: Same day emergency care

    Same day emergency care (SDEC) aims to benefit both patients and the healthcare system by reducing waiting times and unnecessary hospital admissions.

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  5. Same day emergency care (SDEC) is one of the many ways the NHS is working to provide the right care, in the right place, at the right time for patients.

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  6. We’re taking steps to support NHS providers to reduce their agency staff bills and encourage workers back into substantive and bank roles. This will help ease the financial pressure facing the NHS.

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  7. Part of: Career planning and development

    This case study shows how Aintree University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust reduced healthcare support worker vacancies through development and nursing career opportunities.

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  8. The venous thromboembolism (VTE) risk assessment data collection is used to inform a national quality requirement in the NHS Standard Contract for 2019/20, which sets an operational standard of 95% of inpatients (aged 16 and over at the time of admission) undergoing risk assessments each month.

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  9. The number and proportion of admitted patients aged 16 and over in England who have been risk assessed for VTE.

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  10. The QSIR programmes focus on service improvement and are delivered to a range of staff involved in healthcare.

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  11. Part of: Making data count , Criteria-led discharge

    Statistical process control (SPC) is an analytical technique that plots data over time. It helps us understand variation and in so doing guides us to take the most appropriate action.

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

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  13. 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.

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  14. Our national programme aims to improve the pre-employment experience of doctors in training by enabling staff to move seamlessly between NHS organisations. It seeks to break down unnecessary bureaucracy, promote standardisation of policies, processes and systems, and reduce burden on HR teams.

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  15. We have set up an overseas cost improvement programme providing intensive support to help trusts recover treatment costs from overseas patients, who are not eligible for free NHS care.

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