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  1. Part of: 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 Serious Incident framework (2015) describes how Serious Incidents should be reported and investigated in the NHS. We are seeking views on how our guidance could be revised to support the system to respond appropriately when things go wrong.

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  3. Part of: Patient safety alerts

    Monthly data on trusts that have not signed off patient safety alerts.

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  4. We explain why recording patient safety incidents is important for learning and how to report these incidents. You can also find out how many incidents were recorded and how we use them to support healthcare providers to improve patient safety.

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  5. The number and proportion of admitted adult patients in England who have been risk assessed for VTE in 2017/18.

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  6. The VTE risk assessment data collection is used to inform a national quality requirement in the NHS Standard Contract for 2017/18, which sets a threshold rate of 95% of adult inpatients undergoing risk assessments each month.

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  7. The NHS in England is one of the only healthcare systems in the world that is this open and transparent about patient safety incident reporting, particularly around Never Events. We are clear that we need to openly tackle these issues, not ignore them.

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  8. This update provides detailed information about the work done during the DPSIMS alpha phase, and how we’re using what we’ve learnt to inform our plans for the next stage, the beta phase.

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  9. Our expectations of boards and board members in relation to Freedom to Speak Up plus a self-review tool.

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  10. Sets out the objectives for acute trusts and clinical commissioning groups to make continuous improvement in Clostridium difficile infection (CDI) care.

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  11. Part of: Improving patient flow through urgent and emergency care

    This quick guide demonstrates how NHS emergency care, in particular patient flow through the health and care system, benefits from allied health professionals (AHPs).

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  12. Part of: Inspiring improvement across the NHS

    Resources to support delivery of reducing the impact of serious infections (antimicrobial resistance and sepsis) CQUIN, parts 2c and 2d for 2018/19.

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  13. Part of: Inspiring improvement across the NHS

    Resources to support delivery of reducing the impact of serious infections (antimicrobial resistance and sepsis) CQUIN, parts 2c and 2d for 2017/18.

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  14. Follow the approach set out in this guidance to deliver the aspiration of zero tolerance of on MRSA bloodstream infections (BSI) and help prevent future infections.

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  15. Analysis of the patient safety incidents reported in England to the National Reporting and Learning System (NRLS) up to December 2017.

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