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  1. The number and proportion of admitted adult patients in England who have been risk assessed for VTE.

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

    Resources to reduce the instances of falls in hospitals.

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  4. Part of: Patient safety alerts

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

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

    Resources to support delivery of the antimicrobial resistance CQUIN indicators, part CCG1a and CCG1b for 2019/20.

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  7. Tools to support the system to consistently manage and remove urinary catheters.

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  8. The VTE risk assessment data collection is used to inform a national quality requirement in the NHS Standard Contract for 2018/19, which sets a threshold rate of 95% of adult inpatients undergoing risk assessments each month.

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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. 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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  11. An improvement resource to help health and social care economies reduce the number of Gram-negative bloodstream infections (BSIs) with an initial focus on Escherichia coli (E.coli).

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  12. 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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  13. The National Patient Safety Alerting Committee (NaPSAC) is working to align all bodies and teams that issue national alerts, and make sure that a future system of National Patient Safety Alerts set out clear and effective actions that providers must take on safety-critical issues

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

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  15. 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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