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. These posters illustrate a movement in the NHS to enable hospitalised patients to get up, dressed and moving in order to prevent deconditioning.

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  2. Considerations for NHS staff to help improve patient flow and prevent unnecessary waits for patients.

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  3. SSKIN is a five step approach to preventing and treating pressure ulcers.

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  4. George Eliot Hospital NHS Trust has produced a checklist to ensure patient transfers comply with NHS Litigation Authority (NHSLA) regulations.

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  5. Part of: Patient falls improvement collaborative

    This review is based on existing evidence and data, and provides an overview of the scale of inpatient falls and the benefits to the NHS if the rate of falls was reduced in hospitals.

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  6. This tool is used in the NHS to obtain a more accurate prediction of preterm labour compared with some other tests used in NHS clinical practice.

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  7. NHS providers are using innovative approaches in delivering healthcare to a variety of patients with learning disabilities, autism or both, mental health issues, dementia and cognitive impairment.

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  8. Staff at Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust identified recurring inconsistencies in the correct management of moisture lesions, relating to documentation and variations in treatment. To challenge these inconsistencies they designed an evidence-based moisture lesion prescription sticker.

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  9. Part of: Improving quality and safety in healthcare

    Case studies on improving arrangements for managing medicines safely including obtaining, prescribing, recording, handling, storage and security, dispensing, safe administration and disposal.

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  10. Part of: Improving quality and safety in healthcare

    Case studies on appropriate use of clinical risk assessment tools, developing new evidence-based alerting systems and developing personalised risk management plans for people who use services, to manage risks positively.

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  11. Part of: Patient safety alerts

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

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  12. Part of: Improving quality and safety in healthcare

    Case studies on how to protect service users and staff, by de-escalating violence, improving restraint and seclusion practices and minimising risks of suicide.

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  13. Part of: Improving quality and safety in healthcare

    Case studies on shaping attitudes, beliefs, perceptions and values in relation to patient safety and sharing and embedding good practice.

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  14. Providers that have been rated 'good' for safety by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) show how they are improving quality and safety in their organisations.

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  15. Part of: Maternal and neonatal health safety collaborative

    We want to reduce harm leading to avoidable admissions to neonatal units for babies born at or after 37 weeks.

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