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Getting It Right First Time (“GIRFT”) publishes clinical practice guide for improving the management of adult COVID-19 patients in secondary care

Getting It Right First Time (“GIRFT”) publishes clinical practice guide for improving the management of adult COVID-19 patients in secondary care

GIRFT aims to help to improve the quality of care provided by the NHS by reducing variations in the way that healthcare is provided across Trusts.  As ...

National Day Surgery Delivery Pack: the highlights

National Day Surgery Delivery Pack: the highlights

A best practice guide has been developed and published by the Getting It Right First Time (GIRFT) Academy, the Centre for Perioperative Care (CPOC) an ...

NHS Resolution relaunches Maternity Incentive Scheme Year 3

NHS Resolution relaunches Maternity Incentive Scheme Year 3

NHS Resolution launched its “Maternity Incentive Scheme” in 2018 to support the Department of Health’s Maternity Safety Strategy and to generally seek ...

World Patient Safety Day – Safe Health Workers, Safe Patients

World Patient Safety Day – Safe Health Workers, Safe Patients

The second ever World Patient Safety Day takes place today, 17 September 2020, with a focus on making health worker safety a priority for patient safe ...

Making a Difference: The Early Notification Scheme Progress Report

Making a Difference: The Early Notification Scheme Progress Report

Don’t miss NHS Resolution’s latest report: The Early Notification Scheme progress report: collaboration and improved experience for families which was ...

Patient Safety is everyone’s responsibility: The New Patient Safety Strategy

Patient Safety is everyone’s responsibility: The New Patient Safety Strategy

On 1 April 2019, NHS Improvement and NHS England united as one.  The NHS Patient Strategy was published shortly after, in July 2019, and marks a posit ...

Calling all hip and knee surgeons - New Professional Guidance for arthroplasty documentation to evidence safe clinical practice

Calling all hip and knee surgeons - New Professional Guidance for arthroplasty documentation to evidence safe clinical practice

The Getting It Right First Time (GIRFT) programme is designed to improve healthcare practice, techniques and processes for the benefit of patients and ...

'What does a good Spinal Service look like?' Find out with the latest GIRFT Report

'What does a good Spinal Service look like?' Find out with the latest GIRFT Report

The GIRFT programme led by Professor Tim Briggs is designed to improve healthcare practices, techniques and processes for the benefit of patients. The ...

Success for Defendant Trust in Strike Out application for secondary victim claim : Doosey v Leeds Teaching Hospital NHS Trust [2017]

Success for Defendant Trust in Strike Out application for secondary victim claim : Doosey v Leeds Teaching Hospital NHS Trust [2017]

DAC Beachcroft were involved in this successful strike out application in which the Court confirmed that the Claimant did not fulfil the necessary cri ...

Safe Use of Portable Oxygen Systems – HSIB Investigates

Safe Use of Portable Oxygen Systems – HSIB Investigates

Portable oxygen systems are used extensively throughout the NHS. Safe delivery of oxygen is crucial. Despite this, evidence shows issues ranging from ...