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The NHS RightCare programme is driven by the wish to reduce unwarranted variation and redirect resources towards better-quality care. It prompts nurses to take control and lead change
How board games can be used to improve safetySubscription
Board games are raising staff awareness of pressure ulcer prevention and other patient safety issues as part of a wider regional education and improvement programme
Working together on a new end-of-life care planSubscription
Across Cheshire, health professionals and patients have come together to create local end-of-life care plans, aligned with the recently five priorities for care
Using patient storytelling in nurse educationSubscription
Patient stories can offer students opportunities to gain insight into how care affects their patients’ experiences, and to reflect and learn from this
All frontline nursing staff can incorporate brief behaviour change interventions into their clinical practice to reduce patients’ risk of long-term conditions
Principles of transmission-based precautionsSubscription
The essentials of patient isolation are summarised in this article. They are also available as a learning resource in our learning unit on patient isolation. Scroll down to read the article or download a print-friendly PDF here
The role of nurse leaders in improving healthSubscription
Senior nurse leaders have an important role to play in improving the health of patients and staff through the delivery of behaviour change interventions
Motivate your team to embrace changeSubscription
Be passionate about your vision to help get your team on board, says Caroline Shaw.
Stick to your New Year’s resolutionsSubscription
There are steps you can take to ensure behaviour change, says Patrick Ladbury.
A tool to identify falling care qualitySubscription
A safety trigger tool was developed so individual wards could anticipate where standards may start to deteriorate and therefore act to prevent care failures occurring