Latest news from Fab Change Day
On October 19th 2016, the Central Manchester Foundation Trust (CMFT) staff and clinicians from every speciality across 6 hospitals will come together to make a personal commitment to change in the NHS. CMFT have scaled [...]
Background NHS England (2013)1 identified the need for a seven day NHS generating headline grabbing statistics that caused a stir (fig. 1). Not a lifesaving service so why do seven days? The NHS Group, Department of [...]
Lincolnshire Community Health Services (LCHS) is committed to ensuring its staff are informed and knowledgeable in the area of long term conditions. Six months ago the trust commissioned a Parkinson's Excellence trainer course for several [...]
My name is Donna Phillips I am a Clinical Nurse Educator/Clinical Nurse Lead for Lincolnshire Community Health Services (LCHS) working on Scotter Ward at John Coupland Hospital in Gainsborough. I am a Dementia Friend Champion [...]
The Lead Nurse for Falls at Sherwood Forest Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is about to launch a visually compelling 'Falls Grab Bag' across wards, inspired by the 'Sepsis Grab Bag' that has been so succesful [...]
Nicola Bush is an Advanced Speech and Language Therapist at Lincolnshire Community Health Services NHS Trust (LCHS). When she heard about NHS Change Day from her trust’s Communications team, she was keen to showcase the changes made to services for adults who stammer in Lincolnshire.
More than ever before young people are ready to take an active part in improving their communities. By doing so they can help those around them at the same time as developing skills for life. [...]
A National Wheelchair Leadership Alliance (WLA) has been established to take action to transform the quality and effectiveness of services for people who use wheelchairs.
Acute Kidney Injury (AKI) is now attracting enormous amounts of discussion due to the fact that it accounts for 25 – 30% of inpatient mortality and costs an estimated one billion pound a year. Patients [...]
Today is a special day. Perhaps it’s your birthday, anniversary, a day of remembrance? These are personal, intimate and special. Today is a day for us all. Enjoy with anticipation. A frisson of excitement. If [...]
Want to make a positive change in your unit, department or team , but not sure where to start? This year, NHS Change Day is joining forces with The Academy of Fabulous Stuff to create [...]
For people who have Parkinson's, getting their medication on time is vital! If they don’t, their ability to manage their symptoms can be lost and there can be serious consequences for them and their families [...]
Part of my role as a memory nurse at the Countess of Chester Hospital is to assess and support people living with dementia, either diagnosed or undiagnosed, during their hospital stay. During one particular shift, [...]
Many of you will know that dementia care is something of a personal topic for me. My Mum had dementia and died recently after a 7 year dementia journey. I wouldn't have missed this journey [...]
NHS Change Day started in 2013 and was the biggest day of collective action for improvement in the history of the NHS - Fact A countrywide event in England, NHS Change Day was a grassroots initiative [...]