The committee will consider:
The role of nurses in improving the health of individuals, families, and communities by addressing social determinants of health and providing effective, efficient, equitable, and accessible care for all across the care continuum, as well as identifying the system facilitators and barriers to achieving this goal.
The current and future deployment of all levels of nurses across the care continuum, including in collaborative practice models, to address the challenges of building a culture of health.
System facilitators and barriers to achieving a
Key benefits and outcomes:
Every staff member has the opportunity to interact and engage regardless of their role or where they are based.
Employees feel listened to and therefore more connected and valued by the organisation – and hence a stronger sense of belonging.
The concepts are real solutions for capturing feedback efficiently.
Ideas can be generated, responded to and acted on more quickly and transparently.
The Big Conversation will bring people together for a range of interactive discussions, workshops and presentations, giving a space for people to talk through the challenges of the Covid-19 pandemic, explore continuous improvement opportunities and share fresh insights and ideas on how to promote the improvement of health and care for the benefit of everyone, those who experience services and those who provide them.
The Big Conversation will take place over two days. You can choose how much or how little you can attend for - feel free to join one session or stay for the whole time.
In 2020-21, the number of people visiting the A&E department at the East Kent University Hospital Trust (EKHUFT), one of the largest trusts in the south east, increased by up to 25%. At that time, we noted a surge in cases of falls in A&E, particularly those resulting in severe harm.
The risk factors were clear:
A&E departments were busier than they had ever been
The quality of health in patients seeking help at A&E was declining
Those seeking help had longer-than-usual waiting times in A&E departments
There was no clear way for staff to indic
The platform has been built to look at seven challenges:
Making elective service recovery fair, inclusive and accessible
Valuing your time
Coordinating elective care
Thinking the unthinkable
Supporting people waiting for hip and knee replacement operations
The College’ s guidance is a practical guide for setting up, running and participating in high quality surgical M&M meetings.
Preparation and organisation of meetings to ensure they are well-supported and attended.
Effective chairing of meetings.
Types of behaviours that participants should display to ensure discussions are held in an open and inclusive atmosphere.
Presentation and discussion of cases
Ensuring that actions arising from meetings are sucessfully completed and that lessons are learned and implemented.
Read the guidance here.
The evaluation found that:
staff reported more positively on their relationships with service users.
staff felt their attitudes towards the use of coercive practices such as restraint were changed.
the service as a whole shifted in terms of restraint awareness and reduction.
new policies, procedures and language were introduced despite barriers.