Tag Archives: Department of Health Safe Care Team

Towards Harm-Free Care: Modifiable Hospitalisation Risk Factors (Journal of the American Geriatrics Society / HSCIC / BBC News / National Health Executive / NHS England)

Summary A recent study in the USA found 41% of patients over the age of 70 years who were hospitalised with acute conditions were discharged with lower levels of function compared with when they were admitted to hospital. A number … Continue reading

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Delivering the NHS Safety Thermometer CQUIN 2012/13: Measuring Harm Free Care (Department of Health)

[A version of this item appears in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 2 Issue 11, June 2012]. Summary The NHS Safety Thermometer, is a tool developed by the QIPP (Quality, Innovation, Productivity and Prevention) Safe Care Team, at … Continue reading

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