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Surgical Ambulatory Care becomes reality at UHSM

20 March 2017Categories: admission avoidance, Delivering efficiency savings, ECIST Network, Fabulous Stuff, Service pathway improvements, The 5127 Award

University Hospital of South Manchester NHS Foundation Trust (UHSM) for a number of years have been developing their Ambulatory Care [...]

Supporting patients in primary care rather than the emergency room in Jönköping County Region, Sweden

19 March 2017Categories: admission avoidance, Emergency care, Generating new knowledge to improve care and treatment, Global collaboration, Innovation, Organization development, Primary care, Service pathway improvements, The 5127 Award

We heard that the UK government is seeking to improve the working systems between primary care and Accident and Emergency [...]

The Blonde has discovered the Safe Haven Cafe

13 March 2017Categories: #FabVanguardWeek, 5yr forward view for mental health 1 year on, admission avoidance, BLONDE, Mental Health Services, Vanguard

  A lot is written about Vanguards, about tearing up the rule books, about thinking differently and often this has sounded [...]

Hospital alcohol team – reducing hospital admissions due to alcohol related issues

16 February 2017Categories: admission avoidance, Fabulous Stuff, Integrating health and social care, Nursing, Preventing alcohol related hospital admissions, Service pathway improvements, The 5127 Award, The Penguin Teamship Award, Together we canTags:

In 2013 we established a team to tackle the increase in patients being admitted to our hospital with alcohol related [...]

Multidisciplinary review of medication in nursing homes: a clinico-ethical framework

13 February 2017Categories: admission avoidance, ECIST Network, Fabulous Stuff, Multidisciplinary Team Working, Pharmacy initiatives, Primary care, The HMS Victory Award, The Penguin Teamship AwardTags: , , ,

A multidisciplinary team approach developed by Northumbria Healthcare FT has optimised medicines use in care homes, ensuring that residents or [...]

How Essex County Council is changing the delivery of adult social care support

13 February 2017James Bullion, Director for Adult Operations, Essex County Council, Karen Wright, Care Act Implementation Lead, Essex County Council, Sam Newman, Director, Partners for ChangeCategories: admission avoidance, Care of the elderly services, ECIST Network, Emergency care, Social Care

During the past few weeks I’ve written several pieces about the radical changes needed to deliver adult social care support. [...]

Geriatrician review of older people with frailty

22 December 2016Categories: admission avoidance, Care of the elderly services, clinical guidelines, ECIST Network, Generating new knowledge to improve care and treatment, Integrating health and social care, Multidisciplinary Team Working, Preventing delayed discharge, Service pathway improvements, The 5127 Award, The Penguin Teamship Award, Together we canTags: ,

The Royal College of Physicians’ Future Hospital Programme aims to promote new models of delivering medical care in hospital and [...]

Outpatient IV therapy improves patient experience and saves bed days

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 [...]

BuddyApp – is a patient and behavioural activation tool

20 December 2016Categories: admission avoidance, Delivering efficiency savings, digital inclusion, Digital technology, Integrating health and social care, Listening to service users, mental capacity, Mental Health Services, Patient Empowerment, Psychological Flexibility, The Rosa Parks Award

Most innovative use of existing digital technology applied to health/social care This category recognises the ingenuity of people who have [...]

Round-the-clock healthcare thanks to digital innovations at Airedale

18 December 2016Categories: admission avoidance, Care of the elderly services, Delivering efficiency savings, Dementia Care, digital inclusion, Digital technology, Fabulous Stuff, Integrating health and social care, Service pathway improvements, The 5127 Award, The Penguin Teamship Award, Together we canTags: , , ,

March 5127 Award Winner Digital care is providing thousands of patients, including those living in rural locations and who may [...]

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