Frailsafe: A safety checklist for frail older patients entering acute hospital care

Yorkshire and the Humber
Led by Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust on behalf of the British Geriatrics Society, this work aimed to improve quality of care for frail older patients admitted to NHS hospitals with medical emergencies.

PROSPER: Promoting safer provision of care for elderly residents

East of England
This project aimed to improve safety and reduce harm for vulnerable care home residents, who are at particular risk of admission to hospital or significant deterioration in their health and quality of life.

Putting the patient at the heart of patient safety

Yorkshire and the Humber
Led by Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, this project assessed the effectiveness of using a patient measure of safety to determine factors that contribute to safety, in partnership with hospital volunteers.

Reducing hazards associated with the transition of young people with long-term conditions into adult services

North west England
Led by the Advancing Quality Alliance (AQuA), this project aimed to reduce the harm associated with transition from children’s to adult services for young people living with long-term conditions.

REsTRAIN YOURSELF: Reducing physical restraint within mental health inpatient settings

North west England
Led by the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan), this project aimed to improve patient safety by reducing the level of restraint.

S.A.F.E: Situation Awareness For Everyone

Led by the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health, supported by UCLPartners Academic Health Science Network, and based at specialist children’s hospitals including Great Ormond Street Hospital, this project aimed to improve outcomes for acutely unwell children on paediatric wards, and redu...

Safer care pathways in mental health services

East of England
This project aimed to improve patient safety in mental health care by addressing teamwork and communication issues that can affect the safety and effectiveness of care, and patient experience.

Scottish patient safety programme: Pharmacy in primary care

This project aimed to improve patient safety by strengthening the contribution of pharmacists in primary care and improving communication within a more integrated primary care team.

Surviving sepsis: Making best care routine, at scale

North east England
Led by Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust, this project aimed to save lives by improving timely recognition and treatment of sepsis, and build understanding of avoidable deaths in an acute health care organisation.