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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 [...]

Understanding The Primary Care Home

23 February 2017Categories: Fabulous Stuff, Primary care, PrimaryCareHome

The Primary Care Home (PCH) model was created to supply solutions to the challenges of providing care to the diverse [...]

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 [...]

New online service to be extended by West Cheshire Way vanguard

15 January 2017Categories: #FabVanguardWeek, digital inclusion, Digital technology, Fabulous Stuff, Gp appointment systems, Patient Empowerment, Primary care, Working Smarter

An online service which enables more patients to access the advice and treatment they need without having to visit their [...]

Service redesign – the community brain injury team

22 December 2016Categories: Active communities, Fabulous Stuff, Integrating health and social care, Multidisciplinary Team Working, Primary care, Service pathway improvements, The 4 Candles Award, The HMS Victory Award, Together we canTags: , ,

What did the project involve? The redesign of NHS Lanark shire’s brain injury services saw the launch of the Community [...]

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 [...]

iCare Ward team transforms the discharge process for patients

20 December 2016Categories: Care of the elderly services, ECIST Network, Fabulous Stuff, Integrating health and social care, Multidisciplinary Team Working, Nursing, Preventing delayed discharge, Primary care, Service pathway improvements, The 5127 Award, The Penguin Teamship Award, The Rosa Parks AwardTags: , ,

Background In Yeovil it was identified that there was  increased demand and the lack of capacity in the community to care [...]

GP surgery based Memory Clinic – reducing stigma & eliminating barriers

18 December 2016Categories: Dementia Care, Fabulous Stuff, Gp appointment systems, Integrating health and social care, Multidisciplinary Team Working, Primary care, Service pathway improvements, The 4 Candles Award, The HMS Victory Award, The Rosa Parks Award, Together we canTags: , , ,

Tees Esk & Wear Valley (TEWV) Mental health trust and Blackhall and Peterlee Practice in Blackhall, East Durham are working [...]

Patient Online webinars to get the most from providing online services to patients

07 November 2016Categories: digital inclusion, Digital technology, Fabulous Stuff, Primary care, Working Smarter

Following on from the webinars we ran earlier in the year, the Patient Online team is offering another series of [...]

Social Prescription – My FabChangeDay pledge

12 October 2016Emily DownsCategories: Active communities, FabChangeDay, Primary care, social and sporting collaborations to impact on public health

The NHS is struggling under the pressures of under-funding, a growing elderly population and increase in people living with long-term [...]

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