Episode 1 - Setting the pace
This episode introduces the principles of Safer, faster, better and discusses emergency departments - how to prevent overcrowding, ‘pulling’ patients through the system and rapid assessment and treatment.
Episode 2 - Maximising assessment and clinical time.
- Optimising use of Ambulatory Emergency Care.
Episode 3 - Transforming care for frail older people
This episode discusses the optimisation of acute frailty and addresses stranded patients, and calls for assertive, holistic management of frail & vulnerable patients back into the community as soon as medically fit to avoid the loss of ability to self-care.
Episode 4 -Effectively managing delays to expedite discharge
This episode discusses delayed transfers of care and discharge to assess.
Episode 5 - Running safe, effective wards
This episode discusses the SAFER bundle and the daily senior review of every patient, in every bed, every day.
Episode 6 - Admissions avoidance and early supported discharge
The episode raises the topic of primary care and out of hours services - provision of robust GP services in hours, and comprehensive OOH services; care home arrangements for primary care, pharmacy and falls prevention.