Resources

We are currently bringing together the resources produced by the organisations and teams that form NHS Improvement. In the meantime, you can still access all of these on their legacy websites.

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  1. Use this guide to minimise and manage the number of patients unable to book their first outpatient appointment through the NHS e-Referral Service (e-RS).

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  2. Part of: Rapid improvement guides for urgent and emergency care

    Use this visual management system to assist in the identification of wasted time in a patient’s journey. Reduce internal and external delays for in-patient wards in both acute and community settings.

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  3. This is a Royal College of Physicians guide for supporting junior doctors when prescribing in hospitals built on published evidence and best practice.

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  4. Part of: The SAFER patient flow bundle and Red2Green days approach

    These resources will help you implement the SAFER patient flow bundle.

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  5. Part of: The SAFER patient flow bundle and Red2Green days approach

    These resources will help you improve the effectiveness of your board rounds, as part of implementing the SAFER patient flow bundle.

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  6. Part of: The SAFER patient flow bundle and Red2Green days approach

    These resources will help you understand and adopt the principles governing best practice for ward rounds. They will also help you implement the SAFER patient flow bundle.

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  7. Part of: The SAFER patient flow bundle and Red2Green days approach

    These resources will help you undertake a stranded patient review in any setting, from the acute trust to reablement services. These should be multi-agency in approach. The result should support the patient along their journey, providing data and evidence to inform system change discussions.

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  8. An improvement resource to help health and social care economies reduce the number of Gram-negative bloodstream infections (BSIs) with an initial focus on Escherichia coli (E.coli).

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  9. These guides are for NHS organisations seeking to begin or build on their improvement capacity and capability.

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  10. Part of: Creating a culture of compassionate and inclusive leadership

    This is the second in a series of three resources designed to help NHS providers develop cultures that enable and sustain continuously improving safe, high quality and compassionate care.

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  11. Draft improvement resource to help standardise safe, sustainable and productive staffing decisions in maternity services.

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  12. Part of: Creating a culture of compassionate and inclusive leadership , Inspiring improvement across the NHS

    Evidence-based national framework to guide action on improvement skill-building, leadership development and talent management for people in NHS-funded roles.

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  13. Part of: Improving patient flow through urgent and emergency care

    This guide describes how local systems could implement trusted assessment to effectively and safely reduce the numbers and waiting times of people awaiting discharge from hospital.

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  14. These posters illustrate a movement in the NHS to enable hospitalised patients to get up, dressed and moving in order to prevent deconditioning.

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  15. Considerations for NHS staff to help improve patient flow and prevent unnecessary waits for patients.

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