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  1. Systematic reviews and meta-analysis focused on Gram-negative bloodstream infections (GNBSI) and interventions specifically aimed at carbapenemase-producing Enterobacteriaceae, Acinetobacter baumannii and Pseudomonas aeruginosa.

  2. 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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  3. Studies and reviews looking at the role of environmental cleaning and decontamination in helping to prevent and control the spread of micro organisms.

  4. Useful tips on how to close the gap between theory and practice so there is sustained compliance across systems, with all professionals taking ownership and desired actions to prevent infections.

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

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  6. 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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  7. The national patient safety collaboratives (PSC) is the largest safety initiative in the history of the NHS, supporting and encouraging a culture of safety, continuous learning and improvement, across the health and care system.

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  8. A case study describing action by Yorkshire and Humber patient safety collaborative (PSC) to set up safety huddles.

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  9. A case study describing action by Imperial College Health Partners (ICHP) through the patient safety collaborative (PSC) to develop a suspicion of sepsis insights dashboard.

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  10. A case study describing actions by West of England patient safety collaborative (PSC) to standardise use of National Early Warning Score (NEWS) across all acute trusts in the West of England.

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  11. A case study describing actions by the West of England AHSN in collaboration with University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust to help reduce cerebral palsy in preterm babies.

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  12. A case study describing the actions taken to increase use of a patient safety checklist in emergency departments (ED).

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  13. A case study describing actions by Royal Surrey County Hospital NHS Foundation Trust to develop an evidence-based emergency laparotomy care bundle.

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  14. 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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  15. Part of: Inspiring improvement across the NHS

    The resources below assist providers in implementing the actions of our Patient Safety Alert: Safer temporary identification criteria for unknown or unidentified patients

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