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  1. A range of infection prevention and control standards in England that providers of healthcare should be compliant with. While they are not specifically focused on Gram-negative bloodstream infections (BSI), compliance with these standards is essential to prevent infections.

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  2. This is a case study of how an out of hours primary care provider in the north west sought to improve their recognition and response to patients at risk of sepsis through the use of the national early warning score (NEWS2).

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  3. The number and proportion of admitted adult patients in England who have been risk assessed for VTE in 2016/17. We have updated this data for quarter 3 and quarter 4.

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  4. This guide from Bradford District Care NHS Foundation Trust (BDCFT) intends to raise awareness of constipation as a significant health issue for patients with learning disabilities.

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  5. Part of: Inspiring improvement across the NHS

    The resources below assist providers in implementing the actions of our Patient Safety Alert: Management of life threatening bleeds from arteriovenous fistulae and grafts.

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  6. Part of: Experts by experience , Improvement approaches , Innovation , Culture

    Cambridgeshire and Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust wanted to find an alternative to those who needed access to mental health care outside of working hours, and no provision to self-refer resulting in people accessing emergency departments (ED).

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  7. Part of: Experts by experience , Improvement approaches , Culture

    Northumberland, Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation Trust aimed to improve nutrition and mealtime experiences for people with complex mental illness and dementia on the 16-person Marsden Ward at Monkwearmouth Hospital, Sunderland.

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  8. Part of: Resources , Innovation , Culture

    Too many people requiring forensic services in south London were placed outside the area in independent sector beds.

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  9. This research examines the issues surrounding both good and poor spoken communication of safety critical information. It identifies six key areas that present challenges to spoken communication.

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  10. Part of: Nutrition and hydration collaborative

    Case studies and story boards from trusts who have implemented nutrition collaborative projects to improve patient care, and a template to help you design your own.

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  11. Part of: Criteria-led discharge

    New criteria/protocol for the nurse-led discharge of elective endoscopy patients in a North West UK tertiary referral centre — audit of impact on patient flow and experience and team competence/confidence.

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  12. The Always Events evaluation provides a summary of progress and learning from the spread phase of the Always Events programme.

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  13. Data based on incidents that occurred in England from 1 October 2017 to 31 March 2018 and were submitted to the National Reporting and Learning System (NRLS) by 31 May 2018.

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  14. Analysis of the patient safety incidents reported in England to the National Reporting and Learning System (NRLS) up to June 2018.

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  15. 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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