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

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‘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 [...]

This is how Sussex Community Foundation Trust improved Patient Flow.

By | 02 December 2016|Categories: ECIST Network, Fabulous Stuff, Multidisciplinary Team Working, Preventing delayed discharge, Service pathway improvements, Staff/role initiatives, The 5127 Award, The Penguin Teamship Award, Together we can|

January 2016 saw unprecedented pressure on the urgent care system with high demand in Sussex for access to the Sussex Community Foundation Trust’s (SCFT) 350 Community Hospital beds. These beds are housed in 12 geographically [...]

High Intensity Users

By | 30 November 2016|Categories: admission avoidance, clinical guidelines, ECIST Network, Emergency care, Fabulous Stuff, Integrating health and social care, Multidisciplinary Team Working, Preventing delayed discharge, Service pathway improvements, The 5127 Award, Working Smarter|

In North Staffordshire, over the last year there have been approximately 700 patients who have spent at least 40 days or more in hospital, who collectively have used more than 47,000 bed which accounts for [...]

East Lancs Falls Response Service…keeping 900 patients out of hospital and in their homes!

By | 15 November 2016|Categories: admission avoidance, ECIST Network, Fabulous Stuff, Falls Prevention, Service pathway improvements, The HMS Victory Award|

Based at Burnley Ambulance Station in East Lancashire, an Occupational Therapist (Rachel Bedwell) and North West Ambulance Service paramedic (Gail Smith) respond to 999 and 111 calls triaged as ‘Green code – Falls with no [...]

Community group helps Millom residents to hope and cope

By | 01 November 2016|Categories: Active communities, ECIST Network, Fabulous Stuff, social and sporting collaborations to impact on public health, Social Care, The Rosa Parks Award, Together we can|

A group in Millom set up to support those needing extra support is going from strength to strength. The community led ‘Hope and Cope’ group successfully brings together local people with chronic, debilitating or long [...]

Bridging the Gap – a truly integrated approach to Frequent Flyers within Unscheduled Care Services

By | 01 November 2016|Categories: admission avoidance, Care of the elderly services, Delivering efficiency savings, ECIST Network, Emergency care, The 5127 Award|

Summary A collaboration between health, third sector, local authority and other agencies has been set up to reduce demand on emergency services by frequent flyers. It bases itself completely within the prudent healthcare premise, working [...]

Getting patients Home First in Medway

By | 25 October 2016|Categories: Care of the elderly services, Delivering efficiency savings, ECIST Network, Fabulous Stuff, Multidisciplinary Team Working, Organization development, Patient Empowerment, Preventing delayed discharge, Service pathway improvements, Staff/role initiatives, The 5127 Award, The Penguin Teamship Award, Together we can, Working Smarter|

The concept of ‘Discharge to Assess’ is not a new one – improving patient flow across the health economy; supporting more efficient discharges; and providing the option for more patients to recover at home are [...]

Healthwatch and NHS event to improve support for people leaving hospital

By | 24 October 2016|Categories: Care of the elderly services, ECIST Network, Fabulous Stuff, Organization development, Preventing delayed discharge, Service pathway improvements, The 5127 Award, Together we can|

NHS commissioners in Lambeth and Southwark joined with Healthwatch colleagues for a joint event to discuss how to improve the quality of support for people when they leave hospital. The event, Going Home, was attended [...]

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