Resources

We are currently bringing together the resources produced by the organisations and teams that form NHS Improvement. In the meantime, you can still access all of these on their legacy websites.

121 resources relating to Patient safety ×

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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. Helping providers to learn from deaths that occur in their care.

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

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

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  8. 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.

  9. The Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust has developed a new style of falls prevention training.

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  10. North West Anglia NHS Foundation Trust has produced a short video reinforcing the main reasons why a patient might use their call bell.

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  11. Medway NHS Foundation Trust implemented the use of Treatment Escalation Plans (TEPs) to ensure that every patient has their ceiling of care considered and documented formally, in line with the national initiative.

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  12. Draft improvement resource to help standardise safe, sustainable and productive staffing decisions in maternity services.

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  13. Medway NHS Foundation Trust implemented a quality improvement initiative to support early treatment and diagnosis of breast cancer, leading to higher standards of care for patients.

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  14. This Royal College of Nursing accredited training module covers basic haemato-oncological concepts to support a foundation of nursing practice for caring with blood cancer patients.

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  15. We’re supporting trusts in the region to improve cancer waiting times for patients.

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