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.
The following case study from Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Foundation Trust was included in the 2018 annual report on 2017 data, and highlights how NNAP results can be used as a basis for identifying, and undertaking, local quality improvement activities.
Dr Keir Shiels at a district general hospital describes a measure to tackle delays in discharging patients: a satellite dispensary in a paediatric discharge lounge.
Think magnesium! A multidisciplinary approach to improve magnesium sulphate uptake - a case study for NNAP
This case study from Watford General Hospital, West Hertfordshire NHS Trust was included in the 2018 annual report on 2017 data, and highlights how some neonatal units have used NNAP results as a basis for identifying, and undertaking, local quality improvement activities.