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  1. Draft improvement resource to help standardise safe, sustainable and productive staffing decisions in urgent and emergency care.

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  2. This guide explains our role across the whole system to help the NHS in England to become the safest healthcare organisation in the world. It describes our statutory patient safety duties and what we are doing to lead and support patient safety improvement across the NHS.

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  3. These resources highlight the difficulties in prescribing opioids to manage chronic pain and offer advice and guidance to all healthcare professionals who are responsible for administering them.

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  4. Part of: Improving quality and safety in healthcare

    Case studies on improving incident reporting culture, providing feedback to staff involved in incidents, sharing learning across the organisation and changing practice to prevent recurrence.

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  5. The Patient Safety Measurement Unit (PSMU) supports the delivery and success of our national patient safety improvement programmes, such as the Patient Safety Collaborative.

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  6. This is a Royal College of Physicians guide for supporting junior doctors when prescribing in hospitals built on published evidence and best practice.

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

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  8. Data based on incidents that occurred in England from 1 October 2016 to 31 March 2017 and were submitted to the National Reporting and Learning System (NRLS) by 31 May 2017.

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  9. 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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  10. Matthew’s story provides a compelling case for improving ambulance handover times, and for changing the behaviours and cultures that contribute to unnecessary waits for patients.

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  11. This tool will give you effective strategies for managing conflict and helps you prevent or resolve attempts to derail the change process

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

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

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  15. Patient safety incidents are any unintended or unexpected incident which could have, or did, lead to harm for one or more patients receiving healthcare. Reporting them supports the NHS to learn from mistakes and to take action to keep patients safe.

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