Quintiles IMS
Salix & Co

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 [...]

CCGs launch innovative online services for elderly patients

02 April 2017Categories: Care of the elderly services, digital inclusion, Digital technology, Fabulous Stuff, Primary care, The HMS Victory Award

CCGs in northern Staffordshire are rolling out an innovative service linking GPs with their elderly patients and care home staff [...]

Patient Led Clinical Medicines Reviews

28 March 2017Categories: Fabulous Stuff, Patient Empowerment, Pharmacy initiatives, The HMS Victory Award, The Rosa Parks Award

This novel approach involves people attending a group session on medicines, and then having the option of reviewing their medicines [...]

QRInfOPod – Improve patient communication & save thousands in printing costs

27 March 2017Categories: Digital technology, Fabulous Stuff, Patient Empowerment, Primary care, Public health, The HMS Victory Award, The Rosa Parks Award

QR Info Pods are a new and innovative way of communicating information to patients through a fast, measurable digital interface [...]

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 HMS Victory Award

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

Diabetes Foot Ulcer Service Digital Imaging & Assessment Service – community based delivery

16 March 2017Categories: Diabetes, Fabulous Stuff, Innovation, Service pathway improvements, The HMS Victory Award

Diabetes is a major health priority and following an East Midlands Academic Health Science Network (EMAHSN) event focused on diabetes [...]

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