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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. The number and proportion of admitted adult patients in England who have been risk assessed for VTE in 2017/18.

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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. Our expectations of boards and board members in relation to Freedom to Speak Up plus a self-review tool.

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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. This handover tool allows a safety pause for appropriate monitor — from anaesthetics to recovery in a paediatric setting.

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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. Part of: Patient safety review and response reports , Patient safety alerts

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

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  14. These alerts rapidly warn the healthcare system of risks. They provide guidance on preventing potential incidents that may lead to harm or death.

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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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