Community Early Warning System / Intermediate Care – Northamptonshire Healthcare Foundation Trust (NHFT)

2018-02-19T19:26:47+00:00 19 February 2018Dr Bharath Lakkappa (Consultant Geriatrician) - [email protected] @drgeriatrics Categories: 7 day services, admission avoidance, Care of the elderly services, Community nursing, ECIST Network, Emergency care, Multidisciplinary Team Working, PrimaryCareHome

In 2005 the National Patient Safety Agency (NPSA) undertook a detailed analysis of 1804 reported serious incidents which resulted in [...]

Outpatient IV therapy improves patient experience and saves bed days

2017-07-09T14:02:25+00:00 20 December 2016Categories: 7 day services, admission avoidance, Celebrating fabness, ECIST Network, Fabulous Stuff, Multidisciplinary Team Working, Nursing, Preventing delayed discharge, Primary care, Service pathway improvements, The 4 Candles Award, The HMS Victory Award, Together we can, Valueing Service Feedback

In 2012 we introduced a new service to treat patients who needed intravenous antibiotic therapy. Until then patients requiring intravenous [...]

Improving Patient Engagement and Information – The Dr Gulliford Business card model.

2017-07-09T14:04:53+00:00 05 July 2016Dr Stephen R Gulliford BSc MB ChB FRCP(London) PgDip(Toxicology), Consultant in Acute medicine and Clinical Director (Unscheduled Care)Categories: 7 day services, Care of the elderly services, Carer support, Celebrating fabness, Compassionate Care, Complaints and saying sorry, DNA of Care, ECIST Network, Emergency care, Preventing delayed discharge

The Francis report [1] recommended that patients have a named clinician who maintains responsibility for their inpatient care. Trusts have [...]

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