Dr Amitabh Gite, Clinical Director of Paediatrics at the Lister Hospital in Stevenage, outlines measures they implemented to address winter pressures, including a second registrar at night, a paediatric decision unit, increased nursing staff and ward clerk support.
The BPSU has facilitated research into over 100 rare conditions. In many instances, the findings have had an immense influence over decisions relating to the condition and patient. Read case studies on the impact of BPSU's research below.
Using quality improvement methodology to reduce central line associated blood stream infections - a case study for NNAP
This case study was included in the 2017 National Neonatal Audit Programme annual report to highlight how a neonatal unit has used its results from the National Neonatal Audit Programme as a basis to identify and implement local quality improvement activities. You can download full case study below.