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The High Intensity User Project at North East Essex CCG

07 June 2017Categories: ECIST Network, Multidisciplinary Team Working, Service pathway improvements, The 5127 Award

North East Essex Clinical Commissioning Group (NEE CCG) has been undertaking an exciting piece of work ‘The High Intensity User (HIU)’ project, looking at frequent users of local health services and empowering those individuals to [...]

Cumbria’s NHS joining forces to get patients up, dressed and moving –

01 June 2017Categories: Active communities, Care of the elderly services, ECIST Network, Fabulous Stuff, Patient Empowerment, Preventative Health Care, Preventing delayed discharge, The Penguin Teamship Award, Together we can, Visible leadership

NHS Trusts in Cumbria have joined forces to raise awareness and help patients across acute and community hospitals to get up, get dressed and get moving. The campaign, which is in already popular on social [...]

Behaviour Changes – Jenni Guest Acute Frailty Network Associate

29 May 2017Categories: ECIST Network

We are innately creatures of habit and patterns of behaviour are hard to change, any of you who have tried to lose weight or give up smoking will no doubt attest to this. Millions is [...]

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 six months. The unit, which is based on the ground floor of the hospital close [...]

Telford & Wrekin Social Services Doing Things Differently!

28 May 2017Categories: ECIST Network, FabSocialCareStuff, Fabulous Stuff, Multidisciplinary Team Working, Service pathway improvements, Social Care, The Rosa Parks Award, The TNT Award, Together we can

Telford – a new town • Deficit Model of Care and Support  with a  centralised with Single Point of Referral. It has a  good history of integration but was  over spending and was facing  increasing [...]

Improving Oxygen Delivery on Wards

27 May 2017Categories: clinical guidelines, ECIST Network, Emergency care, Fabulous Stuff, Nursing

Oxygen (O2) is a drug and should be prescribed if administered to a patient. The British Thoracic Society has published guidelines on emergency oxygen delivery and a recent audit showed that out of 100 patients [...]

PEM (Paediatric Emergency Medicine) Free Guide

25 May 2017Categories: ECIST Network, education, Emergency care, FabKidsStuff

You can access the guide here -https://itunes.apple.com/us/book/pem-guides/id1039923332?mt=11 PEM (Pediatric Emergency Medicine) Guides was spearheaded by Dr. Michael Mojica as a point of care resource in the pediatric emergency departments at Bellevue Hospital Center and NYU [...]

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 patient safety. The priority for the on call medical team is to ensure smooth patient [...]

Abingdon GP Federation’s COACH website – Supporting residents with 24/7 health and wellbeing advice

23 May 2017Categories: digital inclusion, Digital technology, ECIST Network, FabSocialCareStuff, Fabulous Stuff, Patient Empowerment, Primary care, The 4 Candles Award, Working Smarter

Abingdon GP Federation is signposting patients to their new health advice website ‘COACH’ which has been built as part of Oxfordshire's winning bid to the Prime Minister's Challenge Fund. The demand on frontline NHS services [...]

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 and Speech & Language Therapists who provide therapy and support to approximately 700 patients per [...]

ECIP Quick Guide – Maximising Ambulatory Emergency Care (AEC) services

17 May 2017Categories: ECIST Network

Ambulatory emergency care services have become the norm in recent years. AEC can have a positive impact on patient flow but to do this a ‘process model’ is needed. This approach means all emergency patients [...]

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 our healthcare system also increases. Our ‘Improving Care for Older People in Acute Care’ workstream [...]

LEAD-it – Key Outcomes (University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust)

15 May 2017Categories: admission avoidance, ECIST Network, Emergency care

The LEAD-it team (University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust) have submitted a number of articles describing their Fabulous work recruiting and retaining medical staff. LEAD-it Leicester Emergency Advancement and Development of International Training LEAD-it (continued) - The experience [...]

#TheBlonde and her film of the week-Your last 1000 days

08 May 2017Categories: BLONDE, ECIST Network, The Rosa Parks Award

‘Your last 1000 days’  is a not to be missed powerful and poignant film reminder that every day matters to us all. Watch with tissues and bring your own popcorn. Thank you Brian Dolan for [...]

The Move it or Lose It! Programme

27 April 2017Categories: #MagicMorecambeBay, Active communities, ECIST Network, Fabulous Stuff, social and sporting collaborations to impact on public health, The TNT Award

The Move it or Lose It! Programme, run by Royal Voluntary Service, has been introduced across five wards at University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust’s (UHMBT) three main hospital sites. The aim is [...]

Useful Measurement for Improvement resources

12 April 2017Samanthan Riley - Head of Improvement Analytics at NHS Improvement. [email protected] @samriley Categories: Co-production, Delivering efficiency savings, ECIST Network, education, Emergency care, Innovation, Multidisciplinary Team Working, Preventing delayed discharge, QI

I work as Head of Improvement Analytics at NHS Improvement. I’ve pulled together (see below) a list of useful resources, toolkits and published papers relevant to measurement for improvement and the use of SPC (statistical [...]

Emergency Medicine E-learning

09 April 2017Categories: ECIST Network, education, Emergency care, Fabulous Stuff, The Penguin Teamship Award, The Rosa Parks Award

The Royal college of emergency medicine has updated their e-learning resources, and now have a unique resource combining open access podcasts, blogs, and reference material on one curriculum linked website. RCEM members can also access [...]

Surgical Ambulatory Care becomes reality at UHSM

20 March 2017Categories: admission avoidance, Delivering efficiency savings, ECIST Network, Fabulous Stuff, Service pathway improvements, The 5127 Award

University Hospital of South Manchester NHS Foundation Trust (UHSM) for a number of years have been developing their Ambulatory Care (AEC) offer and in January 2016, UHSM looked to expand this with a month long [...]

NEW SCHEME TO HELP PATIENTS RECOVER AT HOME WILL CONTINUE

09 March 2017Categories: Discharge Planning, ECIST Network, Fabulous Stuff, Service pathway improvements, The Penguin Teamship Award, Together we can

A trial that saw University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust (UHMBT) become one of the first Trusts in the UK to work in partnership with Parish Nursing Ministries UK to support patients to [...]

Mid Yorkshire Hospital Trust: our approach implementing the SAFER patient flow bundle

09 March 2017Mike Williams - Matron. Ross Fletcher, Deputy Head of Nursing, -Mid Yorkshire Hospital Trust, Teresa Emery and Les Porter - Emergency Care Improvement ProgrammeCategories: Care of the elderly services, ECIST Network, Emergency care, Nursing, Preventing delayed discharge, The 5127 Award

At Mid Yorkshire Hospitals Trust we have started to implement the SAFER patient flow bundle on one of our care of the elderly wards. We have used a small cycle of change approach using Plan, Do, Study [...]

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