This pathway from the British Dietetic Association is a practical guide to support healthcare professionals in the community to identify and manage individuals at risk of disease related malnutrition, including the use of oral nutrition supplements.
This NPSA training resource pack provides detailed and practical training to support healthcare workers to identify circumstances and situations in which risks to patient safety are heightened and patient safety incidents are likely to occur.
This NPSA guide provides a detailed illustration of how principles of safe design can be applied to widely used medical technologies. It particularly focuses on the design of electronic infusion devices, such as infusion pumps and syringe drivers.
This How-to Guide from the Institute for Healthcare Improvement provides a step by step guide to identifying patients at risk of pressure ulcers and reliably implementing prevention strategies for all patients who are identified as being at risk.
Clinical handover is defined as the transfer of professional responsibility and accountability for patient care, and is supported by effective and timely communication.
This guide explains how to introduce and use SBAR, a widespread and valuable communication tool. SBAR stands for Situation-Background-Assessment-Recommendation, and is a formula for effective, concise and clear communication.