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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   [...]

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 [...]

Latest fab stuff

Consultant physiotherapist wins major award for helping patients with respiratory complications

25 April 2018|0 Comments

A member of staff at Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has won a major award for her work to improve patient care for individuals with respiratory complications. Rachael Moses, Consultant Physiotherapist at Lancashire Teaching [...]

Supporting end of life care at SaTH – win a hamper

24 April 2018|0 Comments

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Hurrah – this weeks new #endPJparalysis GIF’s are here ………

23 April 2018|0 Comments

Feel free to download and use ......  

Experience of Care week

22 April 2018|0 Comments

There is a lot happening in Trusts this week - you can find out abou whats happening here http://www.wecommunities.org/blogs   There's also a lot happening at a national level and some great opportunities to take part [...]

Why does the NHS need to change ?………..

22 April 2018|0 Comments

Why does the NHS needs to change? Watch Don Berwick talking about the challenges and opportunities for integrated care systems.               https://youtu.be/Qc7FmfO0Bfg For more information please contact [email protected] [...]

Yet more GIF’s #EndPJParalysis

19 April 2018|0 Comments

Student to become Mayoress of Preston

19 April 2018|0 Comments

A student at Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has been appointed into a unique and high profile position. Laura King, Student Operating Department Practitioner at Lancashire Teaching Hospitals, has been selected by the Mayor [...]

Official opening of forward thinking educational facility

18 April 2018|0 Comments

Launching on the 27th April 2018, the LIFE Centre (Learning Inspirations for Future Employment) is a flagship project which is set to inspire, educate and support a wide range of students from the age of [...]

#EndPJparalysis GIFs

17 April 2018|0 Comments

You can click on the image and download - go on you know you want to!

Childrens Comfort Bags – Lincoln

17 April 2018|0 Comments

Children who lose relatives in Lincolnshire’s hospitals are being helped through their grief thanks to generous donations by healthcare staff and the public. United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust (ULHT) has recently introduced children’s bereavement bags [...]

Empowering Staff to Suggest Change

17 April 2018|0 Comments

Everything is frenetic at the moment, and communicating improvement ideas can be difficult, let alone actioning them. At the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Woolwich, Emergency Department, we've installed an "ideas box" in a very prominent place [...]

Hazard of Hospitalization in Frail Elderly: Burton Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust Redesign of the Frailty Pathway from the Emergency Department to Community

16 April 2018|1 Comment

For most frail elderly, hospitalization triggers a cascade to dependency that results in functional decline, despite cure, and in complications unrelated to the problem that caused admission. Avoiding unnecessary hospitalization of the frail and elderly, [...]

Well-deserved award for leading a ground breaking, practice changing clinical trial

16 April 2018|0 Comments

A member of staff at Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has been awarded for her work in leading a practice changing trial, with ground breaking results. Alison Birtle, Consultant Oncologist at Lancashire Teaching Hospitals [...]

Mental Health Resources

15 April 2018|0 Comments

I have created a series of lesson plans/ resources for school to be able to teach the basic ideas behind CBT, stress and how it links to poor mental health. The idea is not for [...]

FrailtySIM – using the virtual world to improve the real one for older people living with frailty.

15 April 2018|0 Comments

FrailtySIM is a Virtual Reality workforce development tool that improves person-centred care for older people living with frailty. Through a set of immersive experiences, it increases awareness of frailty, develops understanding and empathy, enhances observational [...]

Anticoagulation Achievement Awards

15 April 2018|0 Comments

Anticoagulation UK is pleased to Announce that entries are now being accepted for the 2nd year of the prestigious Anticoagulation Achievement Awards. Celebrating outstanding practice across healthcare services involved in the management and care of [...]

Our Consultant Physiotherapist is nominated for a national award

14 April 2018|0 Comments

A member of staff at Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has been shortlisted for a national award for her work to improve outcomes for patients. Rachael Moses, Consultant Physiotherapist at Lancashire Teaching Hospitals, has [...]

Member of staff makes dream come true for patient

14 April 2018|0 Comments

A member of staff at Lancashire Teaching Hospitals has made the dreams of one of her patients a reality. Rachael Moses, Consultant Physiotherapist at Lancashire Teaching Hospitals organised for one of her patients, Andy, to [...]

PERs – Positive Event Reports

12 April 2018|0 Comments

There are many thoughts that by concentrating on the negative, we don't learn what goes well, and learn from the positives. Rewarding, and acknowledging excellence is one way of encouraging excellence, but also a way [...]

West Sufolk NHS Trust Patient Profile Form

12 April 2018|0 Comments

Helen Whiting works on the Critical Care Unit at West Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust. She identified a gap in the documentation available within the Critical Care Unit and created a Patient Profile Form to help [...]

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