Video case studies: introducing seven day services - a nursing viewpoint


NHS staff in a range of nursing roles discuss their experiences of introducing seven day services.

Impact on staff and patients

Erica Wallbridge, Matron, Acute Medical Unit, University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust.

Erica Wallbridge talks about the impact of seven day working on patients and staff, some of the challenges and the benefits.

The role of advanced nurse practitioners (ANPs)

Imogen Fecher-Jones, Lead for Advanced Nurse Practitioners (ANPs) Surgery, University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust.

Imogen Fecher-Jones discusses the role of ANPs in delivering seven day services, being able to take the initiative, and leading the move to working weekends. 

The role of nurse practitioners

Pat Spagagna and Liz Middlehurst, Matrons, University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust.

Pat Spagagna and Liz Middlehurst talk about the rapidly expanding role of nurse practitioners in delivering seven day services. A very personal view of the impacts, challenges and the benefits.

Challenges and benefits

Elizabeth Rix, Chief Nurse, University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust.

Elizabeth Rix discusses the challenges and benefits of implementing seven day services across the trust.

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