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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 [...]


09 March 2017Categories: Discharge Planning, ECIST Network, Fabulous Stuff, Service pathway improvements, The Penguin Teamship Award, Together we can

A trial that saw University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust (UHMBT) become one of the first Trusts in [...]

Mid Yorkshire Hospital Trust: our approach implementing the SAFER patient flow bundle

09 March 2017Mike Williams - Matron. Ross Fletcher, Deputy Head of Nursing, -Mid Yorkshire Hospital Trust, Teresa Emery and Les Porter - Emergency Care Improvement ProgrammeCategories: Care of the elderly services, ECIST Network, Emergency care, Nursing, Preventing delayed discharge, The 5127 Award

At Mid Yorkshire Hospitals Trust we have started to implement the SAFER patient flow bundle on one of our care of [...]

‘Eat, Drink, Move!’ Supporting people to keep well during a hospital admission

08 March 2017Categories: ECIST Network, Fabulous Stuff, Falls Prevention, Nutrition, Preventative Health Care, Preventing delayed discharge, Staff/role initiatives, The TNT Award

Building on good practice in nutrition and hydration … Hospital inpatients often experience poor appetite and reduced food and fluid [...]

Time to Change #endPJparalysis #last1000days #Red2Green

08 March 2017Categories: Care of the elderly services, Discharge Planning, ECIST Network, Emergency care, Social Care, The 4 Candles Award

Just imagine  you are a hospital patient, an older hospital patient. You are admitted to your local hospital following a [...]

Providing high quality, compassionate and continually improving healthcare for older people.

15 February 2017Categories: Care of the elderly services, Compassionate Care, ECIST Network, Fabulous Stuff, The HMS Victory Award, The Penguin Teamship Award, The Rosa Parks AwardTags:

We understand compassionate care begins with high quality, safe care delivered by staff who feel well supported to give of [...]

Learning from Carers – influencing future doctors

14 February 2017Categories: Carer support, ECIST Network, education, Fabulous Stuff, Learning from carers, Listening to service users, Multidisciplinary Team Working, The 4 Candles Award, The HMS Victory Award, Together we can, Valueing Service FeedbackTags:

Northumbria Healthcare Trust, in partnership with Newcastle University, has an international reputation for funding high quality educational research which informs [...]

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. [...]

New Nottingham University Hospital NHS Trust (NUH) ward strives to #endPJparalysis

05 February 2017Categories: 7 day services, Care of the elderly services, Co-production, ECIST Network, Emergency care, Just Do It - Why Nott?, Preventing delayed discharge, The 4 Candles Award

A new ward model is being trialled in NUH (dubbed the Community Ward) within the Health Care of Older People [...]

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