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  1. Part of: Patient falls improvement collaborative

    This review is based on existing evidence and data, and provides an overview of the scale of inpatient falls and the benefits to the NHS if the rate of falls was reduced in hospitals.

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  2. Provides insight into young people's experience of diabetes, drawn from local and national studies.

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  3. This tool is used in the NHS to obtain a more accurate prediction of preterm labour compared with some other tests used in NHS clinical practice.

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  4. Staff at Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust identified recurring inconsistencies in the correct management of moisture lesions, relating to documentation and variations in treatment. To challenge these inconsistencies they designed an evidence-based moisture lesion prescription sticker.

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  5. Part of: Improving quality and safety in healthcare

    Case studies on improving arrangements for managing medicines safely including obtaining, prescribing, recording, handling, storage and security, dispensing, safe administration and disposal.

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  6. Part of: Improving quality and safety in healthcare

    Case studies on appropriate use of clinical risk assessment tools, developing new evidence-based alerting systems and developing personalised risk management plans for people who use services, to manage risks positively.

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  7. Part of: Patient safety review and response reports

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

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  8. Part of: Improving quality and safety in healthcare

    Case studies on how to protect service users and staff, by de-escalating violence, improving restraint and seclusion practices and minimising risks of suicide.

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  9. Part of: Improving quality and safety in healthcare

    Case studies on shaping attitudes, beliefs, perceptions and values in relation to patient safety and sharing and embedding good practice.

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  10. Providers that have been rated 'good' for safety by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) show how they are improving quality and safety in their organisations.

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  11. We want to reduce harm leading to avoidable admissions to neonatal units for babies born at or after 37 weeks.

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

    Pilot organisations that took part in our improvement collaborative to prevent and reduce instances of falls in hospitals, provide an update of their progress.

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

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  15. 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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