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Quality Improvement A to Z Library

Information on past and present Quality Improvements at the Gloucestershire Hospitals Foundation Trust.

 

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Acute kidney injuiry (AKI) - improving the communcation from secondary to primary care
Dr Clemency Nye, Dr Sophie Boyd, Dr Suzanna Lake
Antibiotics are go... Examining the time from prescription to administration in an acute medical unit
Dr Patricia Wells, Dr Annie-Rose Toms Whittle, Dr Gabrielle Churchhouse
Improving DC cardioversion of atrial fibrillation and atrial flutter in the Emergency Department
Dr Sabrina Sargent, FY2 & Dr. Alexander Carpenter, Specialist Registrar in Cardiology and General Internal Medicine
Improving documentation of advice given to patients with a diagnosis of Acute Coronary Syndrome (ACS)
Beth Jones
Improving the Identification and Management of Alcohol Withdrawal in a Psychiatric Hospital
Dr John Smallwood, Dr Charlotte Dobson, Dr Oliva Murphy FY2
Ready, Steady, Go - moving from paediatric to adult services
Debra Clark, Patient Experience, Charlotte Kay


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Improving the recording of lying/ standing blood pressures in patients at risk of falls  Dr Andrew Cavanagh, Specialist Registrar in Geriatric Medicine
   
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Correct Counts in Trauma & Orthopaedic Theatres at Gloucestershire Royal Hospital
Sister SJ Smallpage, Trauma & Orthopaedic Theatres
Improving the insertion of chest drains in the Emergency Department
Dr Helen Mansfield, ED Consultant 
Improving the management of corneal foreign bodies within Gloucester Royal Emergency Department
Dr Timothy Schrire,  Dr Joseph Tustain, Dr Sian Williams
Improving the time taken for patients with C-spinefractures to move through the Emergency Department
Dr Alexander Grant, FY2
Reducing the clerking time for patients overnight Dr Leonard Griffiths, Consultant - Gastroenterology 
The introduction of a scalp cooling service forchemotherapy induced hair loss at GHNHSFT
Tracey Cullerne Matron/Lead Nurse Oncology


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Improving DC cardioversion of atrial fibrillation and atrial flutter in the Emergency Department
Dr Sabrina Sargent, FY2 & Dr. Alexander Carpenter, Specialist Registrar in Cardiology and General Internal Medicine
Improve the documentation and communication of reasons for starting new medicines on dischargepaperwork
Eleanor Adams, Pharmacist
Reducing dispensing errors in Cheltenham General Hospital Pharmacy
Elisabeth Cook
Reduce the Number of TTOs coming into the dispensary for a pharmacist to clinically screen by 25% by September 2017  Jade Edwards, Band 6 Rotational Pharmacist
   
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Improving DC cardioversion of atrial fibrillation and atrial flutter in the Emergency Department
Dr Sabrina Sargent, FY2 & Dr. Alexander Carpenter, Specialist Registrar in Cardiology and General Internal Medicine
Improving End of Life decisions for frail, eldery patients
Alison Doyle, Specialist Palliative Care Advanced Nurse Practitioner
Improving pain management in the Emergency Department
Dr Elizabeth Martin, ED Registrar
Improving the delivery of prompt and effective analgesia for patients with fractured neck of femur in the Emergency Department
Dr Elsa Brew-Girard, Dr Briana Carney, Dr Mark Williams
Improving the ECG review process in the Emergency Department
Dr Isabelle Hancock, Emergency Department (ED) Registrar (ST5)
Improving the insertion of chest drains in the Emergency Department
Dr Helen Mansfield, ED Consultant 
Improving the management of corneal foreign bodies within Gloucester Royal Emergency Department
Dr Timothy Schrire,  Dr Joseph Tustain, Dr Sian Williams
Improving the standardization of the endometrial carcinoma dataset Dr. Astrid Stellingwerff - Van der Werff
Improving the time taken for patients with C-spine fractures to move through theEmergency Department
Dr Alexander Grant, FY2
Improving VTE risk assessment inEmergency Department patients (≥17 years) with lower limb immobilisation in plaster
Dr Alexandra Powell, Dr Rachel Wright, Dr Jack Burnham
Introduction of the Emergency Department checklist
Dr Elinor Beattie, ED Consultant
   
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Improving the recording of lying/ standing blood pressures in patients at risk of falls  Dr Andrew Cavanagh, Specialist Registrar in Geriatric Medicine
   
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Getting the Health Information Room back on the map
Susan Fleet, Patient Information Officer & Jack Mills, Patient Experience Administrator
Haphazard handover: A medical weekend handover improvement project Dr James Sharples (ACCS) & Dr Neal Chauhan (CMT2)
Improving handovers between the Birth Units and Delivery Suite
Emily Beach & Rose Mitchell, Midwifery
Workplace Improvement Team - Improving arrangements for staff that perform Health and Safety duties
Gary Monaghan, Trust Risk Manger H&S
   
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Improve the documentation and communication of reasons for starting new medicines on discharge paperwork
Eleanor Adams, Pharmacist
   
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Improving the delivery of prompt and effective analgesia for patients with fractured neck of femur in the Emergency Department
Dr Elsa Brew-Girard, Dr Briana Carney, Dr Mark Williams
Introducing standardised quality nursing metrics throughout all GHNHSFT Outpatient Departments
Fran Wilson, Matron GOPD, WBOPD
Reducing the time for patients with a National Early Warning Score (NEWS) of <4 to be reviewed by a medical doctor
Dr Zoe Jones, Chief Registrar - Acute Medicine
   
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Introducing standardised quality nursing metrics throughout all GHNHSFT Outpatient Departments
Fran Wilson, Matron GOPD, WBOPD
Opioid prescribing: reducing errors and improving patient care
Dr. Hannah Jackson, Foundation Year 2 Doctor
   
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Developing a PGD competency framework
Helen Giles, Non-Medical Prescribing Lead
Improving pain management in the Emergency Department
Dr Elizabeth Martin, ED Registrar
Improving quality and accuracy of discharge summaries and clinical coding in paediatrics
Dr Edward Coxson, Registrar - Paediatrics
Improving the Identification and Management of Alcohol Withdrawal in a Psychiatric Hospital
Dr John Smallwood, Dr Charlotte Dobson, Dr Oliva Murphy FY2
Improving user satisfaction with patient experience reporting
Jean Tucker & James Farley, Patient Experience & Complaints
Opioid prescribing: reducing errors and improving patient care
Dr. Hannah Jackson, Foundation Year 2 Doctor
Progressing Towards Policy Processing Perfection - A journey to save an author’s sanity, returning them to work, safely Elizabeth Hemlock, Policy Systems Manager
Ready, Steady, Go - moving from paediatricto adult services
Debra Clark, Patient Experience
Reduce the Number of TTOs coming into the dispensary for a pharmacist to clinically screen by 25% by September 2017  Jade Edwards, Band 6 Rotational Pharmacist
Reducing dispensing errors in Cheltenham General Hospital Pharmacy Elisabeth Cook
   
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Reducing the time from GP referral for sleep clinics to consultant appointment
Beverley Gray & William Sims, Lung Function
The introduction of a scalp cooling service for chemotherapy induced hair loss at GHNHSFT
Tracey Cullerne Matron/Lead Nurse Oncology

 
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Correct Counts in Trauma & Orthopaedic Theatres at Gloucestershire Royal Hospital
Sister SJ Smallpage, Trauma & Orthopaedic Theatres
Improving the time it takes to locate a tendon hammer on wards Dr Nesem Al-Ali, Postgraduate Medical Education Fellow
   
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Improving care for older patients undergoing vascular surgery
Dr Natalie Gaskell, STR 5
Improving VTE risk assessment in ED patients (≥17 years) with lower limb immobilisation in plaster
Dr Alexandra Powell, Dr Rachel Wright, Dr Jack Burnham
Successful completion of standard 1 of the Workplace Wellbeing Charter: Leadership Karina Stallard, Human Resources Advisor
   
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Successful completion of standard 1 of the Workplace Wellbeing Charter: Leadership
Karina Stallard, Human Resources Advisor
   
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