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Pressure Ulcers Leadership Summit

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Chair, Tina Chambers, Past Chair of the Tissue Viability Society, Tissue Viability Consultant, Educator and Advisor
Tina Chambers RGN, BSc(Hons) Specialist Nursing Practice (Tissue Viability), Tissue Viability Consultant. Educator and Advisor

Improving Pressure Ulcer Leadership
Jacqui Fletcher
, Senior Clinical Advisor, Stop the Pressure Programme, NHS Improvement
Jacqui spoke about the 'Stop the Pressure Programme' this morning - the importance of sharing knowledge, talking about what you do and procedures and how you improve guidance and consistency in treating pressure ulcers. Share what works for you and your hospital.
Full powerpoint presentation

Getting patients up, dressed and moving: #EndPJparalysis
Dr Amit Arora,
Consultant Geriatrician, University Hospital of North Midlands NHS Trust

Pre event abstract:
Deconditioning is a phenomenon which two of hospitalization in frail older people. There is enough scientific evidence of changes to various body systems from muscles, and bones to cardiovascular, respiratory, haematology, immunological, psychological function leading to reduced functionality, longer recovery periods, delayed discharge, hospital acquired complications and with increased dependency on discharge. There is also evidence that patients can spend upto 93% of their time in hospital being inactive and in bed or chair. The talk explores facts about deconditioning, myths around falls, hospitalization and some implementation strategies to prevent deconditioning and the relationships with falls and other hospital associated complications.

Leading Route Cause Analysis and investigation of including the Duty of Candour
Mike O’Connell,
Legal Services Practitioner

Pre event abstract
Extended Pressure Ulcer Leadership Session: Leading Root Cause Analysis and investigation of incidents including the Duty of Candour
Session content:
-The NHS England Serious Incident Framework – an examination of the framework, identifying the key principles of managing a Serious Incident, the key stages, the process of root cause analysis, how to write the report, plus practical experience and tips;
-understanding your requirements under the duty of candour
-Learning from investigations and ensuring change occurs – practical examples and research findings;
-Links between incidents, inquests and litigation, the role of the Healthcare Safety Investigation Branch, and data from NHS Resolution.
Full powerpoint presentation

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