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  1. Part of: NHS England and NHS Improvement National 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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  2. 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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  3. Changes are being implemented to the way national organisations develop and issue safety alerts to healthcare providers.

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  4. Guidance and support for maternity safety champions.

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  5. Information on the supply issue to people on home parenteral nutrition from Calea

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  6. An improvement resource to help health and social care economies reduce the number of GNBSIs, with an initial focus on Escherichia coli (E.coli).

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  7. A collection of tools to help you reduce gram negative blood stream infections (GNBSIs)

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  8. Part of: Gram-negative bloodstream infection reduction plan and tools

    Actions to ensure system structures and processes work to reduce Gram-negative bloodstream infections (GNBSI). Examples of good practices and useful tools are included, along with links to relevant online resources.

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  9. Part of: Gram-negative bloodstream infection reduction plan and tools

    Good systems and processes for data collection and analysis in a system. Aimed to promote system management and analysis of data.

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  10. Part of: Gram-negative bloodstream infection reduction plan and tools

    Actions to support system wide antimicrobial stewardship - as opposed to that based in an individual clinical commissioning group (CCG) or provider.

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  11. Part of: Gram-negative bloodstream infection reduction plan and tools

    Urinary tract infections (UTI) and catheter-associated urinary tract infections (CAUTI) are reported as a leading cause of E. coli and Gram-negative bloodstream infections. This section outlines the recommended actions to take to reduce infections linked to this source.

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  12. Part of: Gram-negative bloodstream infection reduction plan and tools

    Many leading experts and infection prevention practitioners postulate a link between dehydration, urinary tract infection and E. coli Gram-negative sepsis. Therefore a number of system actions are linked to improving inpatient and population hydration.

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  13. Part of: Gram-negative bloodstream infection reduction plan and tools

    Education and planning for staff, patients and carers is a vital component of the plan to reduce Gram-negative bloodstream infections (GNBSIs) for any system. This section contains the recommended actions and examples of educational work in systems across England.

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  14. Part of: Gram-negative bloodstream infection reduction plan and tools

    Below are some suggested actions to take, once processes from the other six GNBSI toolkit areas are in place.

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  15. Part of: Inspiring improvement across the NHS

    Resources to support delivery of the antimicrobial resistance CQUIN indicators, part CCG1a and CCG1b for 2019/20.

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