Case Studies

Case study: Using electronic bedside observation to target support to deteriorating patients and facilitate research and development of new triaging and scoring systems

2 years ago Case Studies
Outlines how the trust uses information technology and staff training to improve identification of deteriorating patients and those at risk of acute kidney injury, to reduce time to treatment...

Case study: improving management of deteriorating acutely ill patients

2 years ago Case Studies
Outlines Central Manchester University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust’s approach to improving management of deteriorating acutely ill patients...

Electronic observations at Central Manchester: The nursing view

2 years ago Case Studies
Hospitals throughout central Manchester are delivering numerous patient safety benefits as a result of nurse-led technology-enabled care using Patientrack. Lead nurses from Central Manchester University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust reveal how the trust took forward pioneering electronic observations work.

A Scottish first in visibility & rapid response for every deteriorating patient

3 years ago Case Studies
Challenge: Preventing harm – ensuring deteriorating patients are not missed Paper based observations can potentially create a risk of missing deteriorating patients in hospitals. When vital signs observations are confined to paper charts, healthcare professionals have no way of quickly identifying the hospital’s sickest patients easily, so ensuring they receive the timely care they need...

Harrogate District Hospital leaps ahead in safer care with Patientrack

3 years ago Case Studies, News
Alerting doctors and nurses to deteriorating patients is allowing early intervention and innovative care The brief The NHS in England has a national ambition to become the safest healthcare system in the world. Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust embarked on a patient safety initiative, with the aim of reducing adverse events and mortality rates...