Posts in Category: 2012 NHS Wales Awards

Appropriateness of Usage of Computed Tomography Pulmonary Angiography investigation (CTPA) for Suspected Pulmonary Embolism (PE) at Prince Charles Hospital 

2012 NHS Wales Awards
The purpose of this improvement work is to outline:- • Whether CTPA is being used appropriately when used as the primary imaging investigation • The diagnostic yield of CTPA scans in terms of PE and alternative diagnoses • To assess pattern of CTPA ... read more
 
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  05/07/2012   Categories: 2012 NHS Wales Awards Health Public Health Wales
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Improving the physical and psychological health of ICU survivors: a six week supervised exercise programme. 

2012 NHS Wales Awards
The programme has been set up by the ICU physiotherapy team working in Morriston Hospital. Patients who had been discharged home following an ICU stay of greater than 48 hours were invited to attend a six week supervised exercise programme in the... read more
 
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  05/07/2012   Categories: 2012 NHS Wales Awards Health Public Health Wales
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An innovative approach to lifestyle management in the pre and post kidney donor and transplant recipient population. 

2012 NHS Wales Awards
This pilot service was developed and led by the specialist renal dietitians with support from the transplant physiotherapist at the Cardiff Transplant Unit utilising a grant for teaching resources and equipment. This specialist unit is the regional... read more
 
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  05/07/2012   Categories: 2012 NHS Wales Awards Health Public Health Wales
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Autism: A Guide for Parents and Carers Following Diagnosis ? For Parents, By Parents and Professionals in Partnership 

2012 NHS Wales Awards
The development of the post-diagnostic pack was led by the Rhondda Cynon Taf Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD) Steering Group on behalf of the South East Wales region. The group is multi-agency and multi-disciplinary and most importantly includes... read more
 
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  05/07/2012   Categories: 2012 NHS Wales Awards Health Public Health Wales
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BLOOD-BORNE VIRUS TEAM ? Promoting Better Health and Avoiding Disease amongst Injecting Drug Users across North Wales 

2012 NHS Wales Awards
Substance Misuse Services (SMS) have been operational across North Wales since the late 1980s in response to the heroin epidemic that hit the country; at that time, HIV was a primary health concern amongst this service user group. However, since... read more
 
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  05/07/2012   Categories: 2012 NHS Wales Awards Health Public Health Wales
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Coffee, Cake and Chat - The development of an inpatient social and wellbeing group. 

2012 NHS Wales Awards
Velindre Cancer Centre Therapy department is made up of five Allied Health Professions (Physiotherapy, Dietetics, Occupational Therapy, Speech and Language Therapy and Lymphoedema), plus a Complementary Therapy team, who work as a fully integrated... read more
 
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  05/07/2012   Categories: 2012 NHS Wales Awards Health Public Health Wales
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'CWTCH'-TRANSFORMING OUR POSTNATAL EXPERIENCE FOR WOMEN, BABIES AND MIDWIVES 

2012 NHS Wales Awards
Postnatal care has historically been one of the most challenging areas of maternity care in which to achieve high standards, with women, their families and midwives feeling happy and fulfilled within this environment. Ward 18 was no exception. This... read more
 
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  05/07/2012   Categories: 2012 NHS Wales Awards Health Public Health Wales
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Embracing the strengths of non-medical prescribers in an oncology setting, a truly integrated multi-disciplinary team. 

2012 NHS Wales Awards
VCC is one of the ten largest regional clinical oncology centres in the United Kingdom and the largest of the three centres in Wales. Since 2004, Velindre Cancer Centre have trained 17 staff to become Non-Medical Prescribers (NMPS) and a further 5... read more
 
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  05/07/2012   Categories: 2012 NHS Wales Awards Health Public Health Wales
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Powys Teaching Health Board’s Competence Based Credit Pathway 

2012 NHS Wales Awards
Designed to work ensuring that NHS Wales has the right staff, with the right knowledge and skills doing the right jobs in an efficiently planned and managed service. Developing a flexible and sustainable workforce for NHS Wales - Changes to the way... read more
 
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  05/07/2012   Categories: 2012 NHS Wales Awards Health Public Health Wales
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