Sepsis has overtaken VTE as the leading cause of mortality in women in or after pregnancy in the UK. Symptoms of sepsis may be less distinctive than in the non-pregnant population and therefore a high index of suspicion is necessary.
Developed by the Institute for Clinical Systems Improvement, this document contains a series of protocols for the prevention and management of pressure ulcers in acute health care and community settings. Although focused on the USA they are a useful resource for teams in other countries planning on developing similar protocols.
This document, produced by Aneurin Bevan Health Board, outlines a review process for patients on 10 or more medications. It includes the NO TEARS tool to aid medication review and includes locally developed review processes.
This guide produced by NHS England aims to provide practical guidance for commissioners, providers and nursing, medical and allied health professional leaders.
The Scottish Diabetes Framework of 2002 and the Action Plan of 2006 were ambitious programmes designed to bring about real benefits for people in Scotland living with diabetes.
This report by the NPSA provides guidelines and suggested best practices for managing serious incidents that require investigation, including patient safety incidents.