NICE Shared Learning Awards: top 20 examples 2011/12
We received over 50 submissions to our Shared Learning Database during 2011/12 - all of which were entered into the NICE Shared Learning Awards 2012. From these submissions, our panel of judges selected the best 20 examples and you can find out more about these 20 projects below. You can view and download the posters for each submission individually below, or download a portfolio of all 20 posters. In addition, the top three were shortlisted as finalists, and the overall winner, from Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, was chosen by the audience at the NICE Conference in May. 2012.
East of England Perinatal Networks and Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
A service to improve the quality of care for newborn babies with serious brain injury, which showed dramatically improved results for care after championing NICE's guidance on therapeutic hypothermia.
Manchester Mental Health and Social Care Trust
A new care pathway for alcohol use disorders was developed following an expansion of the Trust's services. The Pathway was based on NICE's guidance on alcohol use disorders to ensure that service users receive evidence-based care.
West Middlesex University Hospital
A ‘care bundle' of four evidence-based interventions is developed for COPD patients being discharged, to reduce variation in care, improve patient experience and ultimately reduce re-admission rates.
North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Trust
A range of comprehensive initiatives based on NICE guidelines on acutely ill patients in hospital, have improved early monitoring and management of deteriorating patients.
Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust
Focussing on staff obesity as part of a drive to reduce high levels of staff sickness absence.
Greater Manchester CLAHRC and Leicester, Northamptonshire and Rutland CLAHRC
Producing audit and support tools to improve diagnosis and care for CKD patients.
General Practices in NHS Bassetlaw have been working collaboratively to run an evidence-based treatment programme for adult obesity, called Chrysalis, for three years.
Manchester Royal Infirmary
A rigorous education programme based in the renal unit enables patients with stage 5 chronic kidney disease (CKD) to make informed choices about dialysis care.
Walsall Healthcare NHS Trust and Nutricia
Auditing the prevalence of malnutrition and ensuring that oral nutritional supplements are prescribed appropriately.
NHS Kent and Medway
Developing QOF-style clinical prompts to support and monitor the uptake of NICE guidelines in primary care.
The NHS Stroke Improvement team developed a single resource to enable stroke services to offer psychological care to patients - bringing together summaries of NICE guidance and quality standards, and sharing the learning from seven national projects.
Musgrove Park Hospital
Using the NICE quality standard on specialist neonatal care to inform service improvement and deliver a better standard of specialised care for poorly newborn babies.
Leicestershire Fit for Work Service (LFFWS)
LFFWS has received over 1,000 referrals from GPs. It uses the ‘flags system' to agree the obstacles to a return to work and aims to find out which interventions are most effective.
Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust
A nurse-led clinic for TIA patients, providing vital follow-up within one month of diagnosis.
Royal College of Nursing
A drive to make sure nurses and healthcare assistants are following NICE's venous thromboembolism (VTE) guidelines, raising awareness of the “silent killer.”
Royal Brompton and Harefield NHS Foundation Trust
Identifying people with FH who would have otherwise been undetected and been left at greater risk of developing cardiovascular disease.
NHS South of Tyne and Wear
Developing and testing review criteria for recording compliance to key recommendations from NICE guidelines on the management of osteoporosis and depression.
Pennine Care NHS Foundation Trust
Developing an educational programme to help ensure all staff follow NICE hypertension guidelines, and reduce the number of inappropriate referrals back into general practice.
East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust
The SADIE programme (Skills for Adjusting Diet and Insulin in East Sussex) was set up in Eastbourne to help local people with Type 1 Diabetes better control their blood sugar levels, and improve their quality of life.
The Meriden Family Programme
Training and supervising multi-disciplinary groups of clinicians, service users and carers, in evidence-based family interventions for families where a member has schizophrenia.
This page was last updated: 17 May 2012