Community Early Warning System / Intermediate Care – Northamptonshire Healthcare Foundation Trust (NHFT)

2018-04-03T12:23:13+00:00 25 February 2018Dr Bharath Lakkappa (Consultant Geriatrician) - [email protected] @drgeriatrics Categories: #FabSafe, 7 day services, admission avoidance, Care of the elderly services, Community nursing, ECIST Network, Emergency care, Multidisciplinary Team Working, Never Events, PrimaryCareHome, The HMS Victory Award

In 2005 the National Patient Safety Agency (NPSA) undertook a detailed analysis of 1804 reported serious incidents which resulted in [...]

We knew there were issues with self harm on some of our hospital wards

2017-11-25T15:01:18+00:00 05 September 2017Categories: #FabSafe, Fabulous Stuff, Generating new knowledge to improve care and treatment, Global collaboration, Listening to service users, Mental Health Services, safeguarding, The 4 Candles Award, The 5127 Award, Visible leadership, Working Smarter

When the NHS develops new approaches to healthcare discovering a flaw down the line can come at great cost. So [...]

Improving patient safety by reducing the number of chest x-rays required to confirm Nasogastric (NG) position

2017-11-25T14:54:32+00:00 28 May 2015Categories: #FabSafe, clinical guidelines, Generating new knowledge to improve care and treatment, Nursing, Nutrition, The 5127 Award, The Penguin Teamship Award, The Rosa Parks Award, Together we canTags: , , ,

Innovative work undertaken in the University Hospital of Wales to reduce the number of unnecessary chest x-rays performed to confirm [...]