Publishing of patient safety data

January 29, 2014

Source:  Rochdale Online 30 December 2013

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Date of publication:  December 2013

Publication type:  News item

In a nutshell:  A pilot initiative, which will see information on patient safety, clinical effectiveness and patient experience published, along with patients’ own stories,  is underway at the Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust. ‘Open and honest care: Driving improvement’ will involve the hospitals run by The Pennine Acute Trust. The published information will include the number of patients that develop bed sores whilst in hospital, the number of falls recorded and hospital infection rates. It will enable the Trust to share and engage in a different way with the public and to assist with discussions about where improvements are needed and the action being taken.

Length of Publication:  1 web page

A systematic review of evidence on the links between patient experience and clinical safety and effectiveness.

February 25, 2013

Source:  BMJ Open 2013;3:e001570

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Date of publication:  January 2013

Publication type:  Journal article

In a nutshell:  This article aimed to explore evidence on the links between patient experience and clinical safety and effectiveness outcomes. The study showed consistent positive associations between patient experience, patient safety and clinical effectiveness for a wide range of disease areas, settings, outcome measures and study designs.

Length of Publication:  19 pages

Prevalence, reporting and pressure ulcer management

December 22, 2010

Source: Healthcare Quality Improvement Partnership – HQIP

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Date of publication: 3 October 2010

Publication type: Report

In a nutshell: This item looks at how, through incident report monitoring and clinical audit against NICE guidelines, one Trust successfully dealt with the management of pressure ulcers, realising both improved patient care and quality .

Length of publication: 1 page