If the person has severe bulbar impairment or severe cognitive problems that may be related to respiratory impairment, do not perform the other respiratory function tests (FVC, VC, SNIP and MIP) if interfaces are not suitable for the person. Do not do May 2016 Unclassified
Cardiovascular disease: integrated care pilot to improve patient outcomes closer to home QP Case Study May 2016 Very High
Abdominal drainage versus no drainage post-gastrectomy for gastric cancer Cochrane Topic April 2016
Mechanical thrombectomy for large vessel occlusion stroke: improving clinical outcomes and reducing cost QP Case Study March 2016 Very High
Routine 72-96 hour replacement of peripheral venous catheters Cochrane Topic March 2016 Exclude
Fetal and umbilical doppler ultrasound in normal pregnancy Cochrane Topic March 2016 Exclude
Alcohol Care Teams: to reduce acute hospital admissions and improve quality of care QP Case Study March 2016 Very High
Apremilast alone or in combination with disease-modifying antirheumatic drug (DMARD) therapy is not recommended within its marketing authorisation for treating adults with active psoriatic arthritis that has not responded to prior DMARD therapy, or such therapy is not tolerated. Do not do February 2016 Unclassified
Avoid undertaking investigations that are unlikely to affect care in the last few days of life unless there is a clinical need to do so, for example, when a blood count could guide the use of platelet transfusion to avoid catastrophic bleeding. Do not do February 2016 Unclassified
Consider non-pharmacological management of breathlessness in a person in the last days of life. Do not routinely start oxygen to manage breathlessness. Only offer oxygen therapy to people known or clinically suspected to have symptomatic hypoxaemia. Do not do February 2016 Unclassified
Residential Oral Care Sheffield (ROCS): domiciliary dental care scheme to improve oral healthcare for patients in care homes Shared Learning July 2016
A Domiciliary Oral Health Improvement Practitioner for Vulnerable Adults linked to NHS General Dental Services Dental Domiciliary Care Services at Aneurin Bevan University Health Board Shared Learning July 2016
Implementing an active foot disease pathway for people with diabetes in South Tees Shared Learning July 2016
A primary school sunlight exposure policy Shared Learning July 2016
The Alive! approach to providing meaningful activities for older people living in care, particularly those living with dementia. Shared Learning July 2016
Cardiovascular disease: integrated care pilot to improve patient outcomes closer to home QP Case Study May 2016
Talk Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation Project - #TalkCPR Shared Learning May 2016
Birth and Beyond Community Supporters Programme- integrating perinatal peer support through community engagement with vulnerable families Shared Learning May 2016
Choose to Change service delivered by ABL Health (ABL): Adults about to complete a lifestyle weight management programme agree a plan to prevent weight regain Shared Learning May 2016
Insights from the NHS: the adoption of self-monitoring coagulation status using point-of-care coagulometers (the CoaguChek XS system and the INRatio2 PT/INR monitor) for atrial fibrillation and heart valve disease Shared Learning April 2016