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Care pathways for common acute conditions - Luton and Dunstable Hospital

This page provides a best practice example for standard 10 of Facing the Future: Together for child health standards, which describes the clinical assessment tools used in Luton as common pathways for conditions in emergency care. The tools have been embedded in practice to increase confidence in cl...
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Communicating the aims and outputs of the NNAP effectively to parents and families - 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 the full case study be...
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Immediate telephone for specialist advice - WESPGHAN

This page provides a best practice example for standard 9 of Facing the Future: Standards for acute general paediatric services, which explains the Wessex Paediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Nutrition Network, which provides immediate specialist telephone advice across the Wessex region. Acces...
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Improvements to two year follow up assessments for at risk neonates in a district general hospital setting - 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 the full case study be...
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Increasing data completeness for two year follow up data - a case study for NNAP

The following case study was included in the 2016 National Neonatal Audit Programme annual report to highlight how some neonatal networks and units have used NNAP results as a basis for identifying and undertaking local quality improvement activities. It is presented by Dr Kate Palmer, Consultant Ne...
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Using NNAP data in peer review visits - a case study for NNAP

The following case study from Yorkshire and Humber Neonatal Operational Delivery Network (ODN) was included in the 2016 annual report to highlight how some neonatal networks and units have used NNAP results as a basis for identifying, and undertaking, local quality improvement activities.
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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.
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Winter pressures case study - a range of measures at East and North Herts NHS Trust

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.