Consent PLUS: improving the consent process in elective lower limb arthroplasty

Scotland
This project tested a consent initiative with patients undergoing elective hip and knee replacement, with the aim of improving patient understanding of the risks of surgery and its implications.

InS:PIRE – Intensive care Syndrome: Promoting Independence and Return to Employment

Scotland
Led by NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde Health Board, in partnership with University of Glasgow Higher Educational Institute, NHS Healthcare Improvement Scotland, Scottish Government Health and Social Care Quality Unit, and Scottish Intensive Care Society. Implementing InS:PIRE rehabilitation p...

Coordinated co-response to immediate life-threatening emergencies in adults in remote and rural Scotland

Scotland
This project aimed to improve responses to immediate life-threatening emergencies and increase survival rates, particularly for patients in cardiac arrest.

Care home continence promotion care bundle: improving quality of care and safety

Scotland
This project developed and tested a continence care bundle that included continence promotion measures, and supported care home staff to implement it.

Dr Kenneth Donaldson, GenerationQ Fellow

Scotland
Dr Kenneth Donaldson is Consultant Nephrologist and Specialty Team Lead for Renal Services at NHS Dumfries and Galloway Health Board. He is also Associate Medical Director for the Acute and Diagnostics Directorate, responsible for managing 120 clinicians and dealing with the majority of complaint...

Gareth Adkins, GenerationQ Fellow

Scotland
Gareth Adkins currently leads a national portfolio of improvement support activities for Healthcare Improvement Scotland. These aim to enable care providers to understand and apply quality improvement methods to their work and improve quality of care.

Designing and testing ‘always event’ and person-centredness concepts in multiple care settings

Scotland
Run by NHS Lanarkshire, in partnership with NHS Education for Scotland. A multi-setting project – acute, primary and hospice. ‘Always events’ (AEs) are actions and behaviours that create a satisfactory patient experience. Will introduce health care teams to the concepts of AE and person-...

Maternal risk assessment: management by and with pregnant women

Scotland
Run by NHS Borders, in partnership with the Scottish Government’s Early Years Collaborative and the Digital Health Institute. Focusing on risk management in maternity care. Aiming to improve maternal outcomes and engage pregnant women in managing the risks associated with pregnancy. Will...

Supporting patients and families after hospital discharge following critical illness: implementation and evaluation of a novel e-health resource

Scotland
This innovation from NHS Lothian is looking to address this gap by providing information to these patients, and facilitating early supported discharge and supported self-management post-hospital discharge.

Developing a model of recognition and rescue of the deteriorating patient across community settings

Scotland
This project aimed to improve and standardise the early recognition of deteriorating patients in the community setting to allow timely intervention and treatment.

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