Category list : Nursing indicators
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Mandie Sunderland, currently chief nurse at Heart of England Foundation Trust, has been appointed as the new chief nurse of Pennine Acute Hospitals Trust.
The CNO for Wales Jean White explains how initiatives are helping to improve safety and quality of care
Entering into a dialogue with patients about the care we give would result in meaningful feedback
Barriers to managing and improving quality Subscription
The quality agenda in the NHS is often discussed, but research found there is confusion over what quality means and several barriers to achieving it
Nurses back collection of extra admission dataSubscription
Senior nurses are calling for hospitals to record additional care quality information when patients are admitted in order to flag potential problems in other parts of the care system.
A look at whether administrative data in English hospitals contain enough information to reliably report “failure to rescue” rates and to what extent they affect patient safety
NHS trusts will be able to earn payments next year based on their performance against a “bundle” of nursing indicators on preventable harm, with particular focus on pressure ulcers.
Nurses at Western Sussex Hospitals NHS Trust have adopted the Productive Ward programme across all wards and been commended by regulators for their work on the initiative.
The late Claire Rayner, as president of the Patients Association, was passionate about nursing and the nurse’s role in providing high quality, compassionate care in all settings.
Nursing metric used for post surgery deathsSubscription
A death rate indicator closely related to quality of nursing care and nurse numbers has highlighted four hospital trusts with higher than expected mortality.