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Post-covid urgent and emergency pathways

Conference/seminar 29/09/2020 • 09.00–10.30

This virtual event will bring together key stakeholders in order to look at how patients with the greatest need and most acute conditions can receive urgent and emergency care in the quickest and safest way.

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Building a planning capability in the NHS

Blog post 18/09/2020Richard Darch | Nigel Edwards | Helen Buckingham

Long read: Planning, both as a function and a process, has been evident across the NHS since 1948, but has it somewhat lost its way over the last 20 years? Richard Darch, Nigel Edwards and Helen Buckingham look back at how things were once done in the health service, and argue the c...

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Hospital cleanliness

Indicator 17/09/2020

We examine results from the Adult Inpatient Survey, looking at hospital ward cleanliness.

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Venous thromboembolism

Indicator 17/09/2020

We examine rates of venous thromboembolism (VTE) risk assessment and deaths from VTE-related events after discharge from hospital.

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Injuries due to falls

Indicator 17/09/2020

This analysis explores the percentage of hip fractures that were the result of an inpatient fall, and how prompt hip fracture surgery is.

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Emergency readmissions

Indicator 17/09/2020

This indicator looks at patients who are readmitted to hospital in an emergency within 30 days of discharge.

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Are patients told about medication side effects?

Indicator 17/09/2020

This indicator uses survey data to explore whether patients are told about medication side effects to watch for.

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Healthcare-associated infections

Indicator 17/09/2020

We analyse changes in annual counts of healthcare-associated infections, as well as weekly numbers of acute respiratory infection outbreaks in hospitals and care homes.

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