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  1. We've collated a range of evidence, guidance, examples of practice and supportive resources into one place, providing easier access for health and social care workers leading on or interested in preventing Gram-negative bloodstream infections (GNBSI).

  2. Part of: Inspiring improvement across the NHS

    Case examples highlighting approaches specific organisations are following to make their culture fairer and safer.

  3. Data based on incidents that occurred in England from 1 April to 30 September 2018 and were submitted to the National Reporting and Learning System (NRLS) by 30 November 2018.

  4. Analysis of the patient safety incidents reported in England to the National Reporting and Learning System (NRLS) up to December 2018.

  5. Part of: Patient safety review and response reports

    A summary of how we reviewed and responded to the patient safety issues you reported.

  6. This national policy is a practice guide for NHS healthcare staff of all disciplines in all care settings. It covers responsibilities for organisations, staff and infection prevention and control teams. It also sets out how and when to decontaminate hands.

  7. A few published examples of how to reduce Gram-negative bloodstream infections (BSI) from hospitals in England.

  8. Systematic reviews and meta-analysis focused on Gram-negative bloodstream infections (GNBSI) and interventions specifically aimed at carbapenemase-producing Enterobacteriaceae, Acinetobacter baumannii and Pseudomonas aeruginosa.

  9. Studies and reviews looking at the role of environmental cleaning and decontamination in helping to prevent and control the spread of micro organisms.

  10. Useful tips on how to close the gap between theory and practice so there is sustained compliance across systems, with all professionals taking ownership and desired actions to prevent infections.

  11. This guidance assists care home managers to prevent pressure ulcers.

  12. NHS providers have developed their own Local Safety Standards for Invasive Procedures (LocSSIPs).

  13. A case study describing action by Yorkshire and Humber patient safety collaborative (PSC) to set up safety huddles.

  14. A case study describing action by Imperial College Health Partners (ICHP) through the patient safety collaborative (PSC) to develop a suspicion of sepsis insights dashboard.

  15. A case study describing actions by West of England patient safety collaborative (PSC) to standardise use of National Early Warning Score (NEWS) across all acute trusts in the West of England.


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