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March Award Winners

30 April 2018|0 Comments

  The March TNT Award Winner is :   http://fabnhsstuff.net/2018/03/11/eol-swan-scheme-ring-bags/     The March Rosa Parks Award Winner is : http://fabnhsstuff.net/2018/02/28/bluebell-room-within-emergency-department/     The March 4 candles Award Winner is : http://fabnhsstuff.net/2018/02/05/pjyjamas-making-difference-eolc/     The March [...]

FabChangeWeek 2017 Up-Close

25 April 2018|0 Comments

We are thrilled to  publish today the independent report; 'FabChangeWeek 2017 - Up-Close’ written by Richard Vize. You can download and read the report in full here In a system under pressure, frontline staff and organisational leaders [...]

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   [...]

Latest fab stuff

Mid Yorkshire SAFER journey – One year on

22 May 2018|0 Comments

A year on from our last article at Mid Yorkshire Hospitals we have continued to implement and embed the SAFER patient flow bundle within our organisation. Our journey over the last year has seen services [...]

Outcomes from the first year of the DaVinci Robot

22 May 2018|0 Comments

Lancashire Teaching Hospitals conducted the first robotic operation using the DaVinci Xi robotic system on the 3rd May 2017 and has gone from strength to strength over the year. The robot has been hugely successful [...]

The impact when we don’t just talk but we ‘DO’ instead

21 May 2018|0 Comments

Making ideas into reality is what Andy Tysoe has done with #DementiaDo so lets see what made him focus on things that we can all JUST Do :-   Never mind the dementia, let’s see [...]

#hello my name is ………… the play

21 May 2018|0 Comments

I was priviledged to be invited to represent Fab at the world premiere of the play commissioned by St Gemma's Hospice.     The play, written by Brain Daniels, is a powerful piece. It tells [...]

Trust unites to support Dementia Action Week

21 May 2018|0 Comments

A series of events are being held across University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust and in the community to support Dementia Action Week which starts today and runs until Sunday 27 May. The [...]

Introducing Clinical and Product Assurance in NHS Supply Chain

21 May 2018|0 Comments

Introducing Clinical and Product Assurance in NHS Supply Chain The Clinical and Product Assurance team (CaPA) sits within the Management Function of the new NHS Supply Chain. CaPA will ensure that when delivering the value [...]

Royal United Hospitals Bath – Falls Rapid Response Service

20 May 2018|0 Comments

We first shared this work in Nov 2017 and its great to see if going from strength to strength. The Falls team now visit on average 60 patients per month and around 50 patients per [...]

Thanks to our emergency department

19 May 2018|0 Comments

The emergency department at Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has received a lovely and thoughtful gift from a couple who had a positive experience with them. John and June Hinchliffe cannot praise hospital staff [...]

Patient Experience Team – Doncaster and Bassetlaw Teaching Hospitals

17 May 2018|0 Comments

Aims and background The patient experience team are responsible for assisting Care Groups with concerns and complaints that come in from across the Trust. The team wanted to improve how promptly they acknowledge complaints. With [...]

Improving quality and safety within our Resuscitation Equipment systems at Sherwood Forest Hospitals NHS Trust.

16 May 2018|2 Comments

Back in 2014 the Resuscitation and Medical Equipment Management (MEMD) departments embarked upon a project to expand and improve our existing sealed, quality controlled resuscitation box system. The main issue identified was that the boxes [...]

No email Wednesday

15 May 2018|0 Comments

Don't get me wrong I am a fan of the email. They can be helpful and necessary. However, I think we could all reduce the amount of emails we send & pick up the phone [...]

Pop up Bedrooms – Derby Teaching Hospitals Foundation Trust

14 May 2018|2 Comments

My Pledge is to launch “Pop up Bedrooms” to enhance the environment for patients at the End of their Lives. To dedicate rooms for End of Life Care isn’t an option in a busy Acute [...]

#Red2Green days – (Patients’ Time Matters) Case Study by Chesterfield Royal Hospital Foundation Trust (CRHFT)

14 May 2018|0 Comments

Introduction #Red2Green bed days are a visual management system to assist in the identification of wasted time in a patient’s journey. It is most applicable to in-patient wards in an acute hospital setting. At the centre [...]

Yet more amazing new #endPJParalysis GIF’s for you 💖

13 May 2018|0 Comments

Yup - even more fab GIF’s for you to tweet and share in support of #endPJParalysis      

The Activity Academy

13 May 2018|0 Comments

The Activity Academy was an incredible event that united leading care experts and cultural organisations to explore new opportunities to support people living with dementia to lead fuller, happier lives. Academy of FAB Stuff [...]

Physiotherapy Student Weekends @PTOTSLTdept supporting #endPJParalysis

10 May 2018|0 Comments

In light of the National movement towards 7 day working, the Royal United Hospitals Critical Care (CCS) and Surgical Physiotherapy team felt it would be ideal to trial Physiotherapy students working at weekends to explore [...]

Acute Stroke Unit RUH Bath #endPJParalysis

10 May 2018|0 Comments

We have introduced 3 groups for our patients on Acute stroke unit at RUH Bath. Implemented by our stroke therapy team #PTOTSLT. Weekly drumming group up and running and sounding good. “Stroke” circuits group “Conversation” [...]


10 May 2018|0 Comments

Thanks to the generosity of local people, stroke patients in the Furness area now have access to an innovative piece of equipment that aims to improve upper limb function in patients who have suffered a [...]

YGC #endPJparalysis

09 May 2018|0 Comments

During NHS Fab change week staff across Ysbty Glan Clwyd at BCUHB are encouraging patients to 'Get up, get dressed and be active' as part of the launch for #endpjparalysis Campaign. Staff are embracing the [...]

‘Tea for Two’ and ‘Let’s Do Lunch’ #EndPJparalysis

09 May 2018|0 Comments

When patients are unwell and do not feel like eating or drinking it can be a challenge to help them meet their nutritional and hydration needs. ‘Tea for Two’ is an initiative at South Warwickshire [...]

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