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  1. A case study describing actions by Royal Surrey County Hospital NHS Foundation Trust to develop an evidence-based emergency laparotomy care bundle.

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  2. This guide encourages managers to treat staff involved in a patient safety incident in a consistent, constructive and fair way.

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  3. 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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  4. A range of infection prevention and control standards in England that providers of healthcare should be compliant with. While they are not specifically focused on Gram-negative bloodstream infections (BSI), compliance with these standards is essential to prevent infections.

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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. Part of: Safer staffing

    Safe, sustainable and productive workforce planning is critical for trusts. ‘Developing workforce safeguards’ provides a comprehensive set of guidelines on workforce planning and includes new recommendations on reporting and governance approaches.

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  11. Part of: Criteria-led discharge

    New criteria/protocol for the nurse-led discharge of elective endoscopy patients in a North West UK tertiary referral centre — audit of impact on patient flow and experience and team competence/confidence.

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  12. The Always Events evaluation provides a summary of progress and learning from the spread phase of the Always Events programme.

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  13. Data based on incidents that occurred in England from 1 October 2017 to 31 March 2018 and were submitted to the National Reporting and Learning System (NRLS) by 31 May 2018.

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

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  15. Part of: Patient safety review and response reports , NHS England and NHS Improvement National Patient Safety Alerts

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

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