Tag Archives: Best Practice

The Shared Learning Collection: Implementing NICE Guidance (NICE)

Summary The Shared Learning Collection on the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) website is a repository for sharing quality-assured examples of the implementation of NICE guidance. This promising resource, which is at an early stage of development, offers … Continue reading

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Proposals for Zero Harm Culture in NHS (BBC News / Department of Health)

Summary Professor Don Berwick of the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI), which he co-founded in Cambridge (Massachusetts), is expected to release plans to create a “zero harm” culture in the NHS in England today. Prof. Berwick, being a world expert on patient safety, was asked by ministers … Continue reading

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Medicines Optimisation: Helping Patients for Medication Best Usage (Royal Pharmaceutical Society)

Summary The Royal Pharmaceutical Society has release guidance which helps health and care professionals to assist patients with their medicines to improve outcomes and avoid waste. The “Medicines Optimisation: Helping Patients Make the Most of Medicines” document offers four guiding … Continue reading

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Using NICE Guidance and Quality Standards to Improve Practice (NICE)

Summary The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has produced this guide on the effective use of NICE guidance into day-to-day practice. It helps in assessing how well each organisation is implementing NICE’s recommendations, and how to move forwards. … Continue reading

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Knowledge for Commissioning: Prospectus for Clinical Commissioning Groups (NHS LKS)

Summary This brief prospectus explains the many benefits of the services which NHS Library and Knowledge Services (LKS) can offer to commissioners. Full Text Link Reference Cooke, R. Roddham, M. Skinner, B. [and] Turner, J. (2013). Knowledge for commissioning: prospectus … Continue reading

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Leading Networks in Healthcare (Health Foundation)

Summary The Health Foundation’s improvement programme has been promoting networks in healthcare to link experts for the better exchange of ideas, advice, support and training. This report on network leadership and development discusses what has been learned so far in … Continue reading

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Examples of Supportive Design for People with Dementia (King’s Fund)

Summary Twenty six Enhancing the Healing Environment (EHE) projects have now been completed in 23 NHS acute, community and mental health hospitals in England. The King’s Fund’s Enhancing the Healing Environment (EHE) Programme (2009-2012) involved exploring ways to improve the … Continue reading

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Updated List of Enhancing the Healing Environment (EHE) and Dementia Care Projects Completed (King’s Fund)

[A version of this item features in Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust), Volume 3 Issue 4, November 2012]. Summary The King’s Fund has created a list of the organisations which have participated in their Enhancing the Healing … Continue reading

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Hospital Best Practice Examples: Care of People with Dementia in Hospital Settings (RCN)

[A version of this item features in Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust), Volume 3 Issue 4, November 2012]. Summary The Royal College of Nursing (RCN) guide “Commitment to the care of people with dementia in general … Continue reading

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