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Pressure Ulcers Monitoring, Reporting & Improvement: Implementing the 2018 NHS Improvement Recommendations

Thursday 6 December 2018
The Studio Conference Centre, Manchester

Pressure Ulcers  Monitoring, Reporting & Improvement: Implementing the 2018 NHS Improvement Recommendations
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This conference focuses on monitoring, reporting and improvement of pressure ulcers in line with the June 2018 NHS Improvement recommendations on revised definition and measurement.

“Pressure ulcers remain a challenge for the patients who develop them and the healthcare professionals involved in their prevention and management. Despite extensive prevention programmes, evidence suggests about 1,700 to 2,000 patients a month develop pressure ulcers” NHS Improvement June 2018

“The Department of Health and Social Care’s definition of avoidable/ unavoidable should not be used…. Ceasing use of these terms will lead to all incidents being investigated to support organisational/system learning and appropriate actions; to move from focusing on ‘proving’ if an incident was unavoidable to using a range of definitions in practice. This is consistent with other categories of patient safety incidents.” NHS Improvement June 2018

This conference will enable you to:

  • Network with colleagues who are working to improve the measurement, reporting and reduction of pressure ulcers and harm from pressure ulcers
  • Understand the implications of the 2018 guidance in terms of local monitoring, reporting and improvement
  • Learn from outstanding practice in pressure ulcer reporting
  • Reflect on national developments to improve standardization and consistency
  • Look forward to the National Pressure Ulcer Audit Tool
  • Improve the way you view pressure ulcers – eliminating the focus on avoidability
  • Understand the implications of the 2018 recommendations in end of life care, medical device related pressure ulcers and pressure ulcers on admission
  • Understand how you can reduce pressure ulcers and harm from pressure ulcers
  • Improve your skills in root cause analysis of pressure ulcers
  • Ensure you are up to date with the latest evidence and definitions
  • Self assess and reflect on your own practice
  • Gain CPD accreditation points contributing to professional development and revalidation evidence

 

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