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PreciSSIon (Preventing Surgical Site Infection across a region)

PreciSSIon (Preventing Surgical Site Infection across a region) is a double award-winning collaborative involving all hospitals in the West of England. The aim was to reduce incidence of surgical site infection after elective colorectal surgery by implementing a four-point evidence-based bundle of care developed at North Bristol NHS Trust in February 2013. This became a…

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The West of England Learning Disabilities Collaborative

We established the West of England Learning Disabilities Collaborative (LDC) in early 2019 bringing together individuals and organisations from across the region interested in the care of people with a learning disability and experts by experience, with a focus on three priority areas: Improving recognition of deterioration through use of soft-signs and National Early Warning…

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Electronic health records in care homes

With our support, Bath and North East Somerset, Swindon and Wiltshire (BSW) CCG built on a recent trial using an early ‘mobile’ version of TPP’s SystmOne electronic health record, by introducing a new care home module across a small number of care homes. Early feedback is indicating demonstrable benefits in improved communication between care homes…

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RESTORE2 training for care providers

Building on our leadership of national projects to support the management of deterioration including New Early Warning Score (NEWS2) and ED Safety Checklist, since December 2019 free RESTORE2 training has been delivered to thousands of care staff across the region. Originally created by Hampshire, Southampton and Isle of Wight CCG, RESTORE2 is an escalation tool…

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Anya is a pregnancy, parenting and breastfeeding support app which utilises cutting-edge 3D interactive technology and Artificial Intelligence (AI) to provide parents and parents-to-be with vital support on their parenting and breastfeeding journey. With our support and expertise Anya has grown from an early-stage business idea, to an NHS-ready product. Its founder, Dr Chen Mao…

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PReCePT – preventing cerebral palsy in preterm babies

Every year around 4,000 women in the UK give birth very early because of complications with their pregnancy. Being born too early is the leading cause of cerebral palsy, which has a lifelong impact on children and families. Magnesium sulphate (MgSO4) given during preterm labour reduces the relative risk of cerebral palsy in very preterm…

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