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ECIST Network shares 2017-07-09T13:59:31+00:00

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

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

We understand compassionate care begins with high quality, safe care delivered by staff who feel well supported to give of their best. Northumbria Healthcare consistently ranks amongst the best in England, and is highly rated [...]

Learning from Carers – influencing future doctors

By | 14 February 2017|Categories: 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 Feedback|Tags: |

Northumbria Healthcare Trust, in partnership with Newcastle University, has an international reputation for funding high quality educational research which informs clinical practice. Palliative care and Old Age Psychiatry services had focussed research activity on carer [...]

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

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

A multidisciplinary team approach developed by Northumbria Healthcare FT has optimised medicines use in care homes, ensuring that residents or their families are fully involved in any decisions around prescribing and de-prescribing and provided better [...]

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

By | 05 February 2017|Categories: 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, The 5127 Award, The Rosa Parks Award|

A new ward model is being trialled in NUH (dubbed the Community Ward) within the Health Care of Older People (HCOP) speciality. This pilot ward trials a new therapy and nursing led approach to managing [...]

Deconditioning Syndrome Awareness Campaign – Dr Amit Arora

By | 20 January 2017|Categories: Care of the elderly services, Dementia Care, Discharge Planning, ECIST Network, Emergency care, Nursing, Preventing delayed discharge, Social Care, The 5127 Award|

Time to move: Get up, Get Dressed, Keep on moving. Older people, whether in hospitals, care homes or at their own homes, who do not get enough opportunity to mobilize, can have an increased risk [...]

‘Heading home from hospital?’ – empowering patients at Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

By | 10 January 2017|Categories: Care of the elderly services, ECIST Network, Emergency care, The 4 Candles Award, The TNT Award|

Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (CUH) has been working with the Emergency Care Improvement Programme (ECIP) to improve patient flow. A team from the hospital’s Division A took on board the recommendations from ECIP [...]

Geriatrician review of older people with frailty

By | 22 December 2016|Categories: 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 can|Tags: , |

The Royal College of Physicians’ Future Hospital Programme aims to promote new models of delivering medical care in hospital and community settings. The programme is seeking to collect and share examples of teams and individuals [...]

Outpatient IV therapy improves patient experience and saves bed days

By | 20 December 2016|Categories: 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 antibiotics had to stay in hospital for days and sometimes weeks. This put pressure on [...]

Discharge Assessment Referral Team (DART)

By | 20 December 2016|Categories: ECIST Network, Fabulous Stuff, Integrating health and social care, Multidisciplinary Team Working, Preventing delayed discharge, Service pathway improvements, The 5127 Award, The Penguin Teamship Award, Together we can|Tags: , , , |

March Penguin Teamwork Award Winner The idea: How it came about : SEQOL ( a not for profit Social Enterprise www.seqol.org) provide a multi-disciplinary community team within the local acute hospital in Swindon to ensure the safe [...]

iCare Ward team transforms the discharge process for patients

By | 20 December 2016|Categories: 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 Award|Tags: , , |

Background In Yeovil it was identified that there was  increased demand and the lack of capacity in the community to care for the elderly, an increasing number of patients who were fit for discharge were still [...]

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