Posts in Category: Outpatients - - Improvement Compendium

Patient Centred Rheumatology Service  

In arthritis patients, the longer inflammation continues, the greater the degree of functional impairment. The Directorate was unable to meet NICE Quality standards, in particular starting treatment within 6-8 weeks. Routine patients were waiting... read more
 
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  30/04/2018   Categories: NHS Wales Awards Outpatients - - Improvement Compendium Outpatients - Primary Care / Shared Care
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Age- Related Macular Degeneration: Consultant Clinic Pilot 

Cardiff and Vale University Health Board focussed on Age-related Macular Degeneration (AMD) to improve the pathway and facilitate discharge. The Pilot initially focused on fast tracking patients from the current pathway to the new pathway using... read more
 
 Posted by Good Practice Wales
  14/12/2017   Categories: Outpatients - - Improvement Compendium Outpatients - Providing Appointments
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A Remote Monitoring Programme for Patients with Early Stage Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia 

Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia is a haematological disorder usually identified on routine blood test. It often does not require treatment for a prolonged period, if at all. With the increasing use of blood tests as a diagnostic aid and an aging... read more
 
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Virtual clinic - Age-related Macular Degeneration 

Cardiff and Vale University Health Board had no formal discharge process for patients with Age-related Macular Degeneration (AMD) and the service was reaching breaking point. A new AMD Pathway was developed, including a Discharge Policy and Process; ... read more
 
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Advanced Physiotherapy Practitioners in Primary Care 

The Primary Care workforce in North Wales is under severe pressure with insufficient General Practitioners. This initiative explores the effectiveness of Advanced Physiotherapy Practitioners (APP) clinically assessing patients with musculoskeletal... read more
 
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Integration of Primary and Secondary Care Cardiology 

Historically, the only route available for GPs to refer non urgent patients to a cardiologist at Cardiff and Vale University Health Board was by referral to a consultant cardiologist outpatient clinic. Through a growing recognition that the status... read more
 
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