Posts in Category: 2011 NHS Wales Awards

An evaluation of the impact of a pharmacist at a pre-admission clinic on the accuracy and safety of patients’ medication on admission to the ward 

2011 NHS Wales Awards
Pre-admission clinics (PACs) are the first key-stage of an elective surgical patient’s care pathway and have been identified as an area in which pharmacy can become involved. In May 2006, a limited pharmacy service was introduced into the... read more
 
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  07/07/2011   Categories: 2011 NHS Wales Awards Health Public Health Wales
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Be Inspired - a non pharmacological breathlessness management pathway. 

2011 NHS Wales Awards
This was a collaborative piece of work between Velindre NHS Trust, Cardiff and Vale UHB, NLIAH, Cardiff University SONMS and Macmillan Cancer Support. The initial project focussed upon patients with a diagnosis of cancer but the pathway can be... read more
 
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  07/07/2011   Categories: 2011 NHS Wales Awards Health Public Health Wales
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Experiencing Work: Velindre Cancer Centre’s engagement with the NHS workforce of the future 

2011 NHS Wales Awards
Despite current financial challenges facing the Welsh public sector there is still a strong argument for engaging with the workforce of the future to ensure that well informed school leavers consider and enter NHS careers in sufficient numbers.
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  07/07/2011   Categories: 2011 NHS Wales Awards Health Public Health Wales
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The role of the Occupational Therapist in the Management of individuals with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD). 

2011 NHS Wales Awards
An extended Community Pulmonary Rehabilitation Service with dedicated Occupational Therapy input was set up to cover the whole of Cwm Taff Health board for patients with a diagnosis of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD).
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  07/07/2011   Categories: 2011 NHS Wales Awards Health Public Health Wales
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‘Transforming Care at the Trolley’ (TCaT) to improve the quality and delivery of care in the Emergency Department (ED), Royal Gwent Hospital. 

2011 NHS Wales Awards
Transforming Care at the Trolley (TCaT) was introduced to improve quality and safety with in emergency care. It allows for improvement and changes to be monitored and evidenced for all trolley/majors patients’ through audit, PDSA cycles,... read more
 
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  07/07/2011   Categories: 2011 NHS Wales Awards Health Public Health Wales
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Saving sight with super secretaries 

2011 NHS Wales Awards
The work was carried out in the Administrative Department of H M Stanley Eye Unit, St Asaph, part of Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board The staff group being nominated are the clerical and secretarial staff under the leadership of Mrs Gail Pryce
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  07/07/2011   Categories: 2011 NHS Wales Awards Health Public Health Wales
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How simple bandage rolling by Robin Volunteers made an impact. 

2011 NHS Wales Awards
How simple bandage rolling by Robin Volunteers made an impact. This was done in the clinical setting of the Central area Lymphoedema clinic. The clinic provides care for Cancer and non Cancer patients with a diagnosis of Lymphoedema which can result ... read more
 
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  07/07/2011   Categories: 2011 NHS Wales Awards Health Public Health Wales
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