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  1. Data workbooks and explorer tool based on incidents reported by NHS providers in England to the National Reporting and Learning System (NRLS).

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  2. Data workbooks on all patient safety incidents reported in England to the National Reporting and Learning System (NRLS).

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  3. Part of: Patient safety review and response reports , Patient safety alerts

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

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  4. 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.

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

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

  7. 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.

  8. In 2017, the World Health Organisation (WHO) launched its third Global Patient Safety Challenge ‘Medication Without Harm’, which aims to reduce the global burden of severe and avoidable medication-related harm by 50% over five years.

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  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.

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

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

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  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.

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  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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