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Case Studies

 

The Innovation Case Studies section provides a comprehensive list of exemplar innovation projects from across the NHS. These innovations have been carefully selected to represent a range of ideas from medical technologies through to service and pathway re design. Each case study provides a background to the innovation and a contact for further information.

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Emergency General Surgery Unit – Aintree University Hospital

Appointment of an Emergency General Surgery Consultant working weekdays in support of the duty team, enabled the 33 bed Aintree Emergency Surgery Unit to increase the percentage of...

Intraoperative Fluid Management (IOFM) Technology Aid

Intraoperative Fluid Management (IOFM) Technology Aid. This innovation provides technology to aid in fluid management in intraoperative (IOFM) and intensive care settings. It...

VitalPAC

Give me just one good reason why I should use a handheld computer to record the vital signs of patients in intensive care rather than a pen and paper? Making the job easier -...

Admission Avoidance and Referral Car

This model allows the advanced skills of the Emergency Care Practitioners to be used to maximise the benefits to the patients, Ambulance Trusts and PCT/CCGs. The model can be...

Ambulance Cycle Response Unit (CRU)

A team of cycle-mounted paramedics is saving lives on Londons streets, getting to patients quicker and helping lower the burden on A&E services. The Cycle Response Unit (CRU)...

Electronic Ward Management System

The e-Board is not only an electronic patient status at a glance board, but incorporates nursing handover and care quality information to make it a complete ward management system ...

HCA Training in Patient Deterioration

The BEACHâ„¢ course has been developed in recognition of the need to train health care assistants in the basic techniques and skills required for early recognition of patient deterioration. ...

National Tracheostomy Safety Project (NTSP)

Tracheostomies are performed for a variety of acute and chronic conditions and have a dramatic impact on the lives of patients and their carers. Recurrent problems with...

A New Integrated Electronic Patient Record for use in a Pre-Hospital Environment

WMAS is developing a new integrated electronic patient record (EPR) storing live data streamed from peripheral devices such as ECG monitors, AEDs, pulse oximeters, etc, as well as the more...

Paediatric Observation Priority Score (POPS)

Clinicians in primary care, secondary care and the ambulance service struggle to identify and prioritise children due to the low incidence of serious illness in the UK, and a lack of clear...