What can I learn?
The role and responsibilities of maternity safety champions.
How to build relationships at board-level and with stakeholders.
Suggested activities to promote best practice.
Signposting to existing safety initiatives and improvements that can offer support.
Are you a maternity safety champion? Share your experience and discuss your work with other maternity safety champions on the hub.
The report concludes that rounds are a ‘slow intervention’ that develop their impact over time. They create a safe, reflective space for staff to talk together confidentially, and attending rounds increased staff’s empathy and compassion for colleagues and patients, supported them in their work and helped them to make changes in practice.
The analysis highlights the necessary conditions for rounds to work.
Why investigate? Part 1. A series of blogs from Dr Martin Langham
A dropped instrument, washed in theatre and immediately reused: a story from a theatre nurse
All Party Parliamentary Group. Whistleblowing: The personal cost of doing the right thing and the cost to society of ignoring it (July 2019)
Why we need courage to keep our patients safe
Homerton University Hospital Action Card App: Overall Patient Safety Learning award winner
What if feels like to work with unsafe staffing
Safer outcomes for people with psychosis
Who should investigate? Part 3. A series of blogs from Dr Martin Langham
Models of good practice for patient engagement in patient safety
We encourage everyone to continue sharing their patient safety stories, issues and solutions on the hub.
Three case studies
Acute: Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust
Mental Health and Community Trust: Tees, Esk & Wear Valley
District General Hospital: Kettering
What will I learn?
What does employee engagement mean in the NHS?
How is engagement measured?
Why is employee engagement important in the NHS?
What are the enablers and barriers to good staff engagement in the NHS?
What interventions are effective in improving employee engagement in the NHS?
What will I learn?
The IHI White Paper 'Framework for Improving Joy in Work'
Video by Don Berwick MD, IHI President Emeritus and Senior Fellow, 'How does joy in work advance healthcare quality and safety?'
Video by Stephen Swensen, MD, IHI Senior Fellow, 'How to build Joy into work'
Video by Derek Feeley, IHI President and CEO, 'How will we know when there is joy in the healthcare workforce?'
Video by Trissa Torres, MD, IHI Senior Vice President 'Impediments to joy in work'
LfE Quality Improvement Toolkit (based on PRAISe project)
Quick start up guide LfE (July 2016)
LfE top 10 tips (Jan 2017)
How to get started – a few tips from our experience
Framework for “reverse SIRI” (now named IRIS) – adapted from Appreciative Inquiry methodology
Template (in MS word) for IRIS meetings
Example LfE FAQs – for you to adapt for your organisation
Mini-AI template – Mini-AI template, as used in PRAISe project
10 uses for LfE & AI
LfE how to set up checklist
LfE Appreciation card template – front
LfE Appreciation card template – back