Developing measures to improve ambulance service safety during the ‘window of care’

North west England
A North West Ambulance Service NHS Trust project, in partnership with the Advancing Quality Alliance, which involves applying the Safety Measurement and Monitoring Framework to the ‘window of care’ (from receipt of the 999 call to arrival at hospital) for ambulance services. The project will deve...

A whole system approach to using data to improve safety in acute mental health services

Scotland
An NHS Tayside project, run in partnership with Healthcare Improvement Scotland, which will test the Safety Measurement and Monitoring within general adult acute psychiatry services. The team will use the framework to inform and drive improvements in the safety of adult acute mental health servic...

Frail older people and safety across the continuum of care

Scotland
An NHS Borders project, run in partnership with Healthcare Improvement Scotland, which will test the Safety Measurement and Monitoring across a pathway spanning primary, secondary and social care services, focusing on older people. The work will involve developing a set of measures to assess perf...

Using metrics to predict and prevent incidents of self-harm, violence and aggression

North west England
A Mersey Care NHS Trust project, in partnership with the Advancing Quality Alliance, which will involve applying the Safety Measurement and Monitoring Framework to reduce incidents of self-harm, violence and aggression. The team will use the framework to support the development of predictive metr...

Applying and integrating the Safety Measurement and Monitoring Framework across organisational levels

Yorkshire and the Humber
A Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust project, run in partnership with the Yorkshire and Humber Improvement Academy, which will involve working with frontline clinicians to evaluate, develop and implement specialty-based and standardised safety interventions. It aims to enable and em...

Sharing learning and data to improve safety during transitions and handovers of care

Yorkshire and the Humber
A Bradford District Care Trust project, run in partnership with the Yorkshire and Humber Improvement Academy, which will involve applying the Safety Measurement and Monitoring Framework to transitions between acute and community care, and children moving into adult services. The work aims to impr...

Making safety visible: Determining barriers, enablers and implementation requirements for organisational surveillance of safety

North west England
Led by Haelo, working with the University of Manchester, and the University of Oxford, this project, based at Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust, aims to develop an improved understanding of patient safety among foundation trust boards and clinical commissioning group governing bodies.