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Medical Procedures Unit proves hugely successful

29 May 2017Categories: admission avoidance, Delivering efficiency savings, ECIST Network, Fabulous Stuff, Organization development, The HMS Victory Award, Working Smarter

The Medical Procedures Unit at the Cumberland Infirmary in Carlisle has proved to be a huge success in its first [...]

The role of a band 7 Nurse coordinator on the medical take

24 May 2017Categories: admission avoidance, Care of the elderly services, ECIST Network, Emergency care, Fabulous Stuff, The 5127 Award, The HMS Victory Award, The Penguin Teamship Award, The Rosa Parks Award, The TNT Award

Acute medicine is a challenging and demanding specialty not just in terms of high turnover of patients but also the [...]

Community Stroke Microsystem – Sheffield Teaching Hospitals

21 May 2017Categories: clinical guidelines, Delivering efficiency savings, ECIST Network, Fabulous Stuff, Multidisciplinary Team Working, Service pathway improvements, SuperSheffield, The HMS Victory Award, Working Smarter

Background Sheffield Teaching Hospital’s Community Stroke Service team is comprised of Administrators, Nurses, Occupational Therapists, Pharmacists, Psychologists, Physiotherapists, Rehabilitation Assistants [...]

Healthcare Improvement Scotland – Older People in Acute Care Improvement Programme

16 May 2017Categories: admission avoidance, Compassionate Care, ECIST Network, Emergency care, End of Life Care, FabSocialCareStuff, The HMS Victory Award, The Penguin Teamship Award

With the number of older people increasing in our population, the need to ensure that they receive appropriate care in [...]

Fixers UK

02 May 2017Categories: Active communities, Celebrating fabness, Co-production, digital inclusion, FabCYPStuff, FabSocialCareStuff, Fabulous Stuff, The HMS Victory Award, The Penguin Teamship Award, The Rosa Parks Award

Fixers is the charity that helps young people aged 16-25 across the UK to help themselves and others by using [...]

Getting patients home for lunch

23 April 2017Categories: FabSocialCareStuff, Fabulous Stuff, Preventing delayed discharge, Service pathway improvements, The HMS Victory Award

Getting patients home for lunch Sent in partnership with Cumbria County Council A drive to get people who are ready [...]

FREED: A new, early intervention service for young adults with eating disorders

18 April 2017Categories: Fabulous Stuff, Mental Health Services, The HMS Victory Award

A trial which aims to ensure that young adults with eating disorders receive help and treatment sooner has launched in [...]

Kissing Goodbye Sepsis at James Paget University Hospital

18 April 2017Categories: Sepsis, Service pathway improvements, Staff/role initiatives, The HMS Victory Award, The Penguin Teamship Award

Sepsis is a life threatening condition that arises when the body’s response to an infection injures its own tissues and [...]

Carbohydrate counting course for diabetes patients

06 April 2017Categories: Diabetes, education, Fabulous Stuff, Patient Empowerment, The HMS Victory Award, The TNT Award

Carbohydrate counting and insulin bolus calculation is recommended in the management of Type 1 diabetes (NICE 2015). Studies have looked [...]

The introduction of blue Zimmer frames for patients with dementia

04 April 2017Categories: Dementia Care, Falls Prevention, The HMS Victory Award, The TNT Award

I wanted to implement the use of primary coloured Zimmer frames and equipment as part of a falls preventive initiative [...]

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