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Keeping Infections Under Control: It’s a Team Thing!

As we acknowledge Infection Prevention and Control (IPAC) week and its theme: “It’s a Team Thing,” it seems an appropriate occasion to reflect on the vision of Eastern Health: … 1,049 more words

A Healthier You

Outpatient Parenteral Antimicrobial Therapy (OPAT) – from Cellulitis to Meningioma by Audrey Morris and Shirley Buchan

OPAT as a service has been in use in many countries for the last 30 years. It is a method of delivering intra-venous antimicrobial therapy in an outpatient setting, as an alternative to remaining an inpatient. 909 more words

Person Centred Care

How can we improve safe communication and co-ordination of care between primary and secondary care?

Part four in the James Lind Alliance Primary Care Patient Safety Priority Setting Partnership blog series: Part One, Part Two, Part Three

by John Taylor, patient attendee of the… 470 more words

Patient Safety

James Hind, member of the Community Pharmacy Patient Safety Collaborative, scoops Clinical Excellence Award at Superdrug’s annual Awards Ceremony

by Penny Lewis, Medication Safety theme

James Hind, pharmacist and member of the Greater Manchester Community Pharmacy Patient Safety Collaborative, scooped the Clinical Excellence Award at Superdrug’s Annual Awards ceremony in Heathrow last week. 267 more words

Patient Safety

Reflections on ISQua 2016

by Sally Giles, Research Fellow in Core theme

This year’s International Society for Quality in Healthcare (ISQua) conference took me to the vibrant city of Tokyo, famous for its incredible technological growth, its seismic activity and geological features. 247 more words

Patient Safety