Safe and effective service improvement: delivering the safety

May 28, 2011

Source: Amnis

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Date of publication: May 2011

Publication type: Guidance

In a nutshell: These guidance notes look at implementing Lean as a method of improving patient safety.  This approach looks at reducing costs, time and supplies.  It can also reduce the number of near misses through events that can result in severe death or harm to a patient.

Length of publication: 27 pages

Stockport transforms theatre efficiency through innovation

December 22, 2010

Source: HealthExecTV

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Date of publication: November 2010

Publication type: Interview

In a nutshell: This interview highlights improvements which have been made in the surgical department at Stockport NHS Foundation Trust.  These improvements have lead to cost-savings, and reduced operating time set up by 15 minutes.

Length of publication: 15 minutes

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