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  1. Chesterfield Royal Hospital developed an improvement strategy to reduce catheter-associated urinary tract infections after data revealed rates were double the national average.

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  2. TARN provides major trauma centre audits and information to help doctors, nurses and managers to improve their services.

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  3. Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust's emergency department uses prompt cards to show essential steps in condition-specific scenarios whilst highlighting safety critical steps and common pitfalls.

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  4. A care management tool which helps staff safely reposition patients in bed, reducing patient harm and potential musculoskeletal injury in staff.

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  5. Part of: Patient falls improvement collaborative , Inspiring improvement across the NHS

    We caught up with Zoë Packman, our Head of Professional Development, about how we're working with providers to prevent and reduce instances of falls in hospitals.

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  6. Use the practice standards to safely communicate diagnostic test results

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  7. Part of: Inspiring improvement across the NHS

    Joan Pons Laplana has been sharing positive stories on social media to try and boost morale and remind us all that despite the extreme challenges the NHS is facing, there is still lots of great work going on every day.

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  8. Address the key factors that impact on the deterioration of child patients' condition caused by significant unintended harm in healthcare environments.

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  9. Data based on incidents that occurred in England from 1 April to 30 September 2016 and were submitted to the National Reporting and Learning System (NRLS) by the 30 November 2016.

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  10. Real-life examples of the challenges hospitals face and how they were overcome. These stories are part of the Royal College of Physicians' Future Hospital programme.

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  11. Statistics from health and care subjects, used to inform debate, decision-making and research both within government and by the wider community.

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  12. Reduce the risk of healthcare associated infections by using the toolkits and guidance on how to tackle the likes of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) and Clostridium difficile (C. difficile).

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  13. We're fighting antimicrobial resistance by raising awareness of prevention and control, while supporting expert pharmacists and clinicians to reduce inappropriate prescribing of antibiotics.

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  14. Use these national evidence-based guidelines for preventing healthcare-associated infections (HCAI) in National Health Service (NHS) hospitals

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  15. Use this data for benchmarking against national and regional antibiotic resistance and prescribing to determine appropriate local action. This data should be used by commissioners, individual organisations and health economies.

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