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Health Tech Pioneers – well done your hard work has been recognised

01 March 2018|0 Comments

            Fabnhsstuff.net has been named in the 51 Health Tech Pioneers List  by BusinessCloud BusinessCloud aims to demystify technology and publishes a quarterly magazine , a nationwide programme of events [...]

The results you have been waiting for …….

19 February 2018|0 Comments

Your votes have been counted and your winners in the January shortlist are :     5127   http://fabnhsstuff.net/2017/11/28/frailty-flying-squad/       Hartley Larkin   http://fabnhsstuff.net/2017/11/19/royal-united-hospitals-bath-falls-raid-response-service/     TNT http://fabnhsstuff.net/2017/12/07/end-life-care-message-card-little-things-big-things/       Penguin   [...]

Happy 3rd birthday ………

14 February 2018|0 Comments

By the age of three a toddler’s vocabulary is usually about 200 words and many kids can string together three or four word sentences. They can scribble and maybe a few letters and perhaps their [...]

January Awards Shortlist – our fist votes of 2018!

06 February 2018|0 Comments

This is your opportunity to make your views known   Click on the link to see the shortlisted shares and vote for your favorites https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/FabStuffJan2018

Latest fab stuff

Making connections and widening professional networks at Wirral with a Randomsied Coffee Trial

21 March 2018|0 Comments

We wanted to encourage people to make connections outside their own teams or departments, break down silos, collaborate and learn from each other. Our Fab Ambassador, Leeanne Lockley, and the Library & Knowledge Services team [...]

Reducing harm to vulnerable populations – ideas from Australia

21 March 2018|0 Comments

The Ballarat Health Service is leading a National Rollout of Dementia Care in Hospitals. Forty percent of hospital patients over 65 have Cognitive Impairment. These patients have a threefold risk for Hospital-Acquired Complications; urinary tract [...]

Breast Cancer Screening offered in Ladies Department Store – ideas from Australia

21 March 2018|0 Comments

Breast Cancer Screening programs in ladies wear Department AT DAVID JONES ROSE CLINIC FOR WOMEN AGED 50-74 YEARS David Jones is committed to the health and wellbeing of Australian women. In partnership with BreastScreen Australia, [...]

The Let’s Get You Home Campaign

20 March 2018|0 Comments

High Weald Lewes Havens Clinical Commissioning Group has organised a big initiative to ensure that patients spend no longer than they need to in hospital. This means supporting them to return home safely or, [...]

Our new way of facilitating learning to support staff

20 March 2018|0 Comments

Fab support sessions On Scotter ward we are using a new way of meeting targets and objectives in order to: Support staff Meet targets for quarterly clinical supervision Meet targets for quarterly attendance at staff [...]

How Can Technology Assist with Patient Flow Management?

19 March 2018|0 Comments

In a guest blog for TechUk,Célia Ribeiro, Health Innovation Manager explores the issues of delayed transfers of care ‘The issue of delayed transfers of care, often described as "bed-blocking", is a major concern for NHS countrywide: [...]

BEDFORD HEARTBEAT – Making the Dream a reality

19 March 2018|0 Comments

2018 is a very big year for Bedford Heartbeat – the team that delivers the Cardiac Recovery Programme for Bedford Hospital NHS Trust. January has seen the launch of their Home Exercise DVD. This project, [...]

#endPJparalysis has a Facebook page …….

19 March 2018|0 Comments

There is a a new Facebook page for you to share your stories and sucesses and you can join it  here  

Assess Stabilise Discharge

18 March 2018|0 Comments

At The West Norfolk System A&E Delivery Board discussions are regularly had about early and timely discharge. The Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Kings Lynn described post a January SAFER week that after asking patients the [...]

Stroke Unit Relaxation Room Aintree University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

18 March 2018|0 Comments

The relaxation room on Aintree Stroke Unit at Aintree University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust was opened in December 2017. The room provides a dedicated space to help combat some of the psychological effects of [...]

Cancer survivor raises nearly 3k for oncology unit

18 March 2018|0 Comments

When Janice Studholme became 60 in January, she turned her milestone birthday party into a fundraiser for the oncology unit at the Royal Lancaster Infirmary (RLI) to say thank you to staff for the care [...]

Award shortlist for innovative student learning team

17 March 2018|0 Comments

Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is pleased to share that one of our innovative teams has been shortlisted for two awards for commitment to student experiences. Our Collaborative Learning in Practice (CLIP) team has [...]

#endPJparalysis – Edna’s story

15 March 2018|0 Comments

Getting dressed is the first step to getting patients out of bed and moving more. It gives patients the chance to feel normal and to get back some of their routines, and the freedom to be [...]

First UK Recruit for Innovative Renal Cancer Trial

15 March 2018|0 Comments

Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has recruited the first patient in the UK into an innovative renal cancer clinical trial. This trial looks into the use of a combination of treatments to stimulate the [...]

Better Training, Better Births

14 March 2018|0 Comments

Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is pleased to be part of a national campaign to improve maternity safety. The aim of the Better Births project is to improve safety for women and babies, and [...]

#endPJparalysis – it’s about making a difference

14 March 2018|0 Comments

Have you seen  The #endPJparalysis website yet? Its a growing resource and certainly should be on your regular browse list .....   We are on a 70-day mission to achieve a million days of [...]

Mandatory Training……..Fun?

13 March 2018|0 Comments

Some of the Scotter Ward team attended their annual mandatory training day last month. This year the format was very different. We all embraced this ingenious way of learning and Ward Sister Donna who is [...]

Transforming NHS Procurement

13 March 2018|0 Comments

This is the first in a series of guest blog posts about the new NHS Supply Chain and how it will have a positive effect for the NHS Each year the NHS uses £6 billion [...]

#EndPJParalysis70daychallenge – There’s an app!!

13 March 2018|0 Comments

It is important to stress this challenge is about measurement for improvement not judgement   How are we gathering data? • An iPhone/Android app to collect data manually has been developed • This app will [...]

#EndPJParalysis70daychallenge – what do you need to do now?

12 March 2018|0 Comments

  What we need you to do at this stage…. •Right now – it’s encouragement, support and sharing information of the Challenge •Collect your data of the number of patients up, dressed and moving from [...]

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