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Browse our selection of helpful resources on all the subjects that fall under Harm Free Care. Use the A-Z function below or the search bar on the right hand side. 

CAUTI Driver Diagram and Change Package

This illustrates some of the key areas of focus for relevant improvement activity...

Combined Patient Safety Risk Assessment

A case study on risk assessment tools and their benefits...

Combined Risk Assessment and Screening Tool

A risk assessment tool for completion within 4 hours of admission...

Commissioning For Improvement: Harm Free Care CQUIN

This case study outlines how NHS Greater Manchester set about an aim of building...

Engaging Staff With Intentional Rounding

An introduction and a case study on introduction of intentional rounding on medical assessment unit.

Falls prevention driver diagram and change package

This illustrates some of the key areas of focus for relevant improvement activity...

Five Minute Guide Series - Leadership for Safety

This leaflet provides advice on what should be considered when seeking to engage senior leaders...

Harm Driver Diagram and Change Packages

A set of driver diagrams and change packages covering each of the four harms...

Hourly Rounding: Challenges with implementation of an evidence based approach

The study looks at the problems of implementing intentional rounding and...

How to Guide for Measurement for Improvement

This guide provides an overview of the principles of measurement for improvement.

How West Suffolk Made a Real Difference to Patient Safety

This case study provides a brief overview of the approach taken by...

Hydration Matters campaign resources

Useful resource pack from the Hydration Matters campaign...

Identifying and Management of Risk

A presentation on integrating with the community and linking the community and acute hospital risks in a proactive way.

Intentional Rounding at Birmingham City Hospital

A short summary of how Birmingham City Hospital went about implementing...

Intentional Rounding: its role in supporting essential care

An overview and a case study on intentional rounding.

Intentional Rounding: what is the evidence?

This article provides a brief over view of how intentional rounding evolved...

Keeping Patients Safe report

The aim of the guide was to recommend how best to support the commissioning and provision...

Leadership Framework

Leadership Framework is designed to enable staff to understand their progression as a leader and...

Leadership Walkround Films

This series of four films include an overview, an executive's perspective and a Patient safety manager's perspective.

Leadership Walkrounds at Conwy & Denbighshire

Short description of how the CEO at Conwy & Denbighshire approached the implementation of Leadership Walkrounds.

Learning to stop the Pressure

A website enabling instant access to educational tools and resources on reducing pressure ulcers...

Measurement for Improvement and Return on Investment

Web seminar analysing explore how to accurately collect and analyse data...

Medication At Transitions and Clinical Handoffs

The toolkit promotes a successful approach to medication management and reconciliation...

Medicines Reconciliation Audit Tool

An example of Medicines Reconciliation service evaluation tool...

Medicines Reconciliation Resources Suite

A comprehensive suite of medicines reconciliation tools and guidance resources...

No Needless Skin Breakdown website

An online resource containing guides, toolkits and tools for pressure ulcer prevention...

Pressure Ulcer Classification Tool

A good tool that will be invaluable to front-line staff to help with decision making...

Pressure Ulcer Classification Tool

A good tool that will be invaluable to front-line staff to help with decision making...

Pressure Ulcer Prevention Case Study

A brief case study on pressure ulcer prevention...

Pressure ulcer prevention diagram and change package

This illustrates some of the key areas of focus for relevant improvement activity...

Pressure Ulcer Prevention: Reference Guide for Community Health Teams

A comprehensive guidance on interventions to prevent pressure ulcers...

Pressure Ulcers: Zero Ambition poster

A poster demonstrating the application of a range of improvement techniques and tools to deliver the ambition to reduce the incidence of pressure ulcer grades 2-4.

Preventing Falls at Musgrove Park Hospital

A case study showing activities and outcomes of work on falls prevention...

Preventing Pressure Ulcers: Driver Diagram and Change Package

A package illustrating what interventions wards and departments should consider...

Process Management of Equipment Flow

A video on standardising equipment over a number of years to help ensure safe and smooth transition of patients.

Productive Operating Theatre: Consumables & Equipment

Resources providing teams with a structure to examine their consumables and equipment...

Productive Ward: Well Organised Ward

This document gives guidance for an approach to simplify the workplace and reduce...

Quality Improvement: Theory and Practice in Healthcare

A report focusing on quality improvement in healthcare...

Reintroduction of ‘Back Rounds’ is Necessary for Patient Safety

A teaching resource prior to implementing intentional rounding...

Seven steps to measurement for improvement

A video explaining measurement for improvement...

Skin and Safety Walk Round Record Template

A walk round record template for all patients admitted to hospital...

Stepwise Falls Guide

A practical step-by step guide for ward staff and front-line healthcare teams on...

Stop the Pressure Video

A call to action video demonstrating sobering impact...

VTE driver diagram and change package

This illustrates some of the key areas of focus for relevant improvement activity...

VTE Resource Library

This one stop resource sign posts to a wealth of resources from exemplar centres...

Your Guide to 'Harm Free' Care

A guide describing 'harm free' care and what lead to the development of the mindset.

Your Turn Campaign

Website containing patient stories, best practice...