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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. Part of: Patient safety alerts

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

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  3. 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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  4. Part of: Inspiring improvement across the NHS

    A resource alert has been issued to support safe and timely management of hyperkalaemia

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  5. Part of: Inspiring improvement across the NHS

    Our project to replace the systems the NHS uses to learn from when things go wrong in care is approaching a piloting phase.

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  6. 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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  7. Part of: Inspiring improvement across the NHS

    A Patient Safety Alert has been issued signposting resources to support safer provision of bowel care for patients at risk of autonomic dysreflexia (AD).

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  8. On 6 July 2018 we held our third improvement conference — bringing together board members and senior leaders in NHS trusts and foundation trusts to help them to strategically develop, lead and sustain quality improvement cultures in their organisation.

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  9. 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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  10. An improvement resource to help standardise safe, sustainable and productive staffing decisions in urgent and emergency care.

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  11. Improvement resources to help standardise safe, sustainable and productive staffing decisions in neonatal care and children and young people's services.

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  12. Part of: Inspiring improvement across the NHS

    We will continue updating this list to provide you with helpful resources.

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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. The number and proportion of admitted adult patients in England who have been risk assessed for VTE in 2017/18.

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