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  1. Reference costs are the average unit cost to the NHS of providing secondary healthcare to NHS patients.

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  2. The ophthalmology national report from the Getting It Right First Time (GIRFT) programme features 22 recommendations to improve units treating the major sight-threatening conditions, including cataract, glaucoma, wet age-related macular degeneration (wet AMD) and diabetic retinopathy.

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  3. The ear, nose and throat (ENT) national report from the Getting It Right First Time (GIRFT) programme makes 23 recommendations to improve how ENT services can be delivered for patients through shorter stays, fewer admissions, fewer repeat visits and potentially shorter waiting times.

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  4. A guide to professional development opportunities and possibilities to support allied health professionals (AHPs) lead at all levels.

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  5. Part of: Criteria-led discharge

    This guide to criteria-led discharge (CLD) supports managers to implement, sustain and spread CLD, as well as providing context and evidence around the process.

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  6. Part of: Criteria-led discharge

    Steps that your multidisciplinary team can take to implement criteria-led discharge (CLD) in your service.

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  7. Part of: New ways of working , Recruiting, developing and retaining staff , Interim NHS People Plan case studies and resources

    This resource provides extra support and examples of good practice to those organisations seeking further help with staff engagement — it was developed in partnership with NHS Employers.

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  8. Part of: Allied Health Professionals

    Allied health professionals (AHPs) are the third largest clinical workforce in the NHS. Made up of 14 unique and diverse professions, their practice is integral to most clinical pathways

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  9. Part of: Allied Health Professionals

    Timely access to AHP services supports personalised care, independence, and reduces avoidable admission to urgent care services. This guide supports AHPs and other health and care staff to make faster progress in improving care for people living in care homes.

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  10. Part of: Allied Health Professionals

    Our guide summarises insights from trust executives on the role of the chief allied health professionals and associated key questions/recommendations. It will enable boards and clinicians to review and improve leadership arrangements for their allied health professions (AHP) workforce.

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  11. Part of: Allied Health Professionals

    This collection of resources highlight the benefit and impact of AHP leadership at all levels.

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  12. These national standards cover all invasive procedures including those performed outside of the operating department.

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  13. Part of: Community Services Operating Model Guidance

    The steps between receiving a query or referral and allocating it to the right team is shown below. In this resource, we have referred to this as the 'access process'. Getting this process right can improve waiting times, patient flow and quality of care.

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  14. 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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  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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