This month's Hot Topic - 1st Sep, 2017

Reducing harm from health care

This month we have four interesting articles for you on reducing harm in health care:

How can we reduce dependency on hospitals by ending “Pyjama Paralysis”? Marilize du Preez and Nicky Leopold explain.

Hospital staff in SW Wales are making real progress in the complex fight against sepsis. Rangaswamy Mothukuri and Sian Hopkins report that the battle is being won.

Pharmacy services are extending into Emergency Departments writes Scott Pegler, Anticoagulant services says Duncan Davies and they are supporting GPs to reduce the use of antibiotics, read the article here. Read Debra Woolley‘s report.

Finally, see Dafydd James’ account of how a patient focused service design has met patients’’ needs, streamlined a process and reduced error

Please also find: Previous topics

Co-production- Experience based design - Patient-led services.
SHINE - an ARCH-I network event on 7 February 2017.

And look to see what resources are available regarding awards, funding and conferences.

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How can we reduce dependency on hospitals by ending “Pyjama Paralysis”? Marilize du Preez and Nicky Leopold explain. 


Hospital staff in SW Wales are making real progress in the complex fight against sepsis. Rangaswamy Mothukuri and Sian Hopkins report that the battle is being won.


Pharmacy services are extending into Emergency Departments writes Scott Pegler, Anticoagulant services says Duncan Davies and they are supporting GPs to reduce the use of antibiotics, read the article here. Read Debra Woolley‘s report.

Finally, see Dafydd James’ account of how a patient focused service design has met patients’’ needs, streamlined a process and reduced error

 

Previous topics

  • Co-production- Experience based design - Patient-led services. 

If you are allergic to buzzwords then all these terms will already have given you a rash. You might reject them in common with every wave of managerialism or political correctness. But, like most new ideas, it is most useful if we take control of it and use it purposefully. Here, we share some thoughts about why more participation could help us, some tools to make it easy and links to colleagues who can share experience. The aim is to move beyond jargon and make it real. To read more click here

  • SHINE - an ARCH-I network event on 7 February 2017. Click here to read more

 Awards, funding and conferences

Look to see what resources are available to encourage your improvement work!

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