Safer Clinical Systems: Southmead Hospital, North Bristol NHS Trust

South west England
Led by a team at Southmead Hospital, North Bristol NHS Trust, this project aimed to understand and improve the complex care pathway for patients with end-stage renal failure, particularly those in need of surgery. The work was designed to generate a positive working environment, improve communica...

Safer Clinical Systems: East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust

South east England
Led by a team at East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust, the project aimed to improve communication during transfer of care processes, for frail and elderly patients. The team set out to develop a formal support structure for patients, carers and primary care providers following disc...

Safer Clinical Systems: Central Manchester University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

North west England
Based at Central Manchester University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust with a focus on Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital, this project aimed to provide a better experience of care for children, their families and carers by improving handover processes across primary, secondary and tertiary care.

Provide the right information, at the right time for the right patient, every time

Scotland
Run by a team at NHS Lothian, this project aimed to create safe and reliable systems for managing the flow of information about patients, ensuring that all the necessary information about patients was available to staff working in outpatient clinics. The team established that multiple sets of not...

Safer handovers across the health economy

North west England
Led by a joint team from NHS Bolton and Royal Bolton Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, this project focused was on improving the handover of information about patients moving through different stages of care and treatment. The team used a range of tools to identify areas of potential harm and introd...