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  1. Part of: Inspiring improvement across the NHS

    The resources below assist providers in implementing the actions of our Patient Safety Alert: Safer temporary identification criteria for unknown or unidentified patients

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  2. The VTE risk assessment data collection is used to inform a national quality requirement in the NHS Standard Contract for 2018/19, which sets a threshold rate of 95% of adult inpatients undergoing risk assessments each month.

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  3. The number and proportion of admitted adult patients in England who have been risk assessed for VTE in 2018/19.

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

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  5. The Serious Incident framework (2015) describes how Serious Incidents should be reported and investigated in the NHS. Between March and June 2018 we sought views on how our guidance could be revised to support the system to respond appropriately when things go wrong.

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  6. This is a case study of how an out of hours primary care provider in the north west sought to improve their recognition and response to patients at risk of sepsis through the use of the national early warning score (NEWS2).

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  7. The Model Hospital is a digital information service designed to help NHS providers improve their productivity and efficiency.

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  8. Part of: Patient safety alerts

    Rolling data updated monthly, to show the number of patient safety incidents reported to the National Reporting and Learning System (NRLS) in the last 12 months.

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  9. This guidance assists practitioners and managers across health and care organisations to provide caring, speedy and appropriate responses to individuals at risk of developing pressure ulcers.

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  10. 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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  11. This guide from Bradford District Care NHS Foundation Trust (BDCFT) intends to raise awareness of constipation as a significant health issue for patients with learning disabilities.

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  12. Part of: Inspiring improvement across the NHS

    The resources below assist providers in implementing the actions of our Patient Safety Alert: Management of life threatening bleeds from arteriovenous fistulae and grafts.

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  13. Sets out the objectives for acute trusts and clinical commissioning groups to make continuous improvement in Clostridium difficile infection (CDI) care.

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  14. This research examines the issues surrounding both good and poor spoken communication of safety critical information. It identifies six key areas that present challenges to spoken communication.

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  15. Part of: Inspiring improvement across the NHS

    Resources to support delivery of reducing the impact of serious infections (antimicrobial resistance and sepsis) CQUIN, parts 2c and 2d for 2018/19.

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