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  1. 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.

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

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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. We’re supporting trusts in the region to improve cancer waiting times for patients.

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

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

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

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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. 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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