This case study describes the implementation of the NHS Safety Thermometer into small units within the independent sector and the impact on patient safety that it had in these units.
This improvement report from the Ulster Hospital, Belfast details a four week educational programme delivered, initially on a pilot ward, to doctors, nurses, nursing assistants and pharmacists. AKI recognition and implementation of the 'ABCDE' checklist were measured.
Studies report a reduction in inappropriate polypharmacy, errors, and cost achieved by pharmacist input in care homes. In addition, a pharmacist can identify gaps and lead on targeted actions in key therapeutic areas to support the provision of high quality care and safety for care home residents.
This quality improvement report describes the experience of formulating a sustainable structure of support in primary schools to promote safe insulin use.