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News and Updates from today's Hospital at Night Summit

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Conference chair Dr Juliane Kause Specialist in Critical Care and Acute Medicine University Hospital Southampton Foundation NHS Trust, opens the day with a presentation on 'Towards the 24/7 Hospital' covering:

  • widening access to out of hours hospital care
  • hospital at night, out of hours care, seven day services – “same difference” ?
  • implementing the updated 7 day services clinical standards
  • design concepts for OOH services
  • culture change – Seven Day Services and OOH care- where are we now?
  • Challenges – consultant presence out of hours, development of advanced nursing roles

Full powerpoint presentation

This is followed by a joint presentation from Dr Gareth Hughes Emergency Medicine Consultant & Lead for OOH Working and Dr Samuel Thacker Clinical Leadership and Management Fellow to the EMD Derby Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust on 'Changing practice and ways of working in Hospital at Night'

  • assessing your current processes and practice
  • reorganizing services and changing the way we work
  • examining the H@N team and roles within the team
  • changing culture and focusing on human factors
  • our experience in Derby

Full powerpoint presentation

John Welch Consultant Nurse, Critical Care University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust will give an update on 'Recognising, responding and managing the deteriorating patient at night' covering:

  • enabling a nurse co-ordinator to allocate tasks to a multidisciplinary team, by deter mining who is best able to respond to a call from a ward, and sending information to the relevant member of staff via a smart mobile device
  • simple and auditable IT tools to improve handover safety and escalation
  • improving safety at Night and learning: delivering high quality 24/7 care

Full powerpoint presentation

Future conferences of interest:

Deteriorating Patient Summit
Monday 11 June 
De Vere West One Conference Centre, London

Clinical Director Leadership Summit
Monday 18 June 2018 
De Vere West One Conference Centre, London

Masterclass: Human Factors in Healthcare
Monday 25 June 2018 
De Vere West One Conference Centre, London

Patient Experience Insight Summit: Demonstrating Responsiveness to Feedback
Monday 16 July 2018 
De Vere West One Conference Centre, London

23 May 2018


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