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Maternity Network – Shared Learning Event

Wednesday 20 June 2018, 09:00 – 12:30 UniPart Conference Centre, OX4 6LN A free multidisciplinary morning to share learning from rare or interesting cases, improvement projects and network with maternity colleagues from regional trusts. Hosted by the Oxford PSC Maternity Network and the Thames Valley SCN. CPD accreditation pending. Chaired by Consultant Obstetricians Lawrence Impey […]

Regional sepsis meeting a ‘great collaborative event’

Over 70 people attended ‘Sepsis – a patient-centred learning event’ organised by the Oxford Patient Safety Collaborative on 1 May. It brought together patients and relatives who have experienced sepsis and clinicians who manage patients with sepsis. The programme included patient stories, national (Ron Daniels, UK Sepsis Trust, CEO) and regional (Andrew Brent, regional clinical […]

Care home hydration work shortlisted for awards

Our initiative to reduce urinary tract infections by introducing structured drinks rounds in care homes has been shortlisted in the HSJ patient safety and NICE shared learning awards. The Oxford Patient Safety Collaborative started this work in 2016 with East Berkshire Clinical Commissioning Group. Simple measures were introduced within four care homes to reduce urinary […]

Sepsis: patient-centred learning event – 1 May 2018

Unipart House, Garsington Road, Oxford OX4 6LN This event brings together patients and relatives with experience of sepsis, along with clinicians who manage patients with sepsis. The programme includes patient stories, national and regional sepsis updates, and interactive workshops to improve sepsis care, information and support in the Oxford AHSN region (Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, Milton Keynes and […]

Join our team – Research Assistant in Health Science

Closing date – 15 January 2018 http://www.jobs.ac.uk/job/BGO429/ research-assistant-in-health-science/    

Improving communication at handover and transfer reduces retained swabs in maternity services

A quality improvement project undertaken in partnership with Oxford University Hospitals maternity services has been published by the European Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology and Reproductive Medicine and is now available via open access using the following link. The project started in September 2015 when a review of previous near misses and never events demonstrated […]

Oxford PSC at Patient First 2017

The Team have been to Patient First this week.  You may have seen our posters in the poster zone.  If you missed the poster zone or you want more information please see below:

Hydration in Care Homes

The Hydration in Care Homes project in partnership with Windsor Ascot and Maidenhead CCG has won 3 PrescQIPP awards noting the improved outcomes for residents from the pilot 4 care homes. These are NHS awards for innovation in medicines optimisation. The awards jointly won are: Best Patient Safety Award 2017 Best Interface Award 2017 Best […]

Patient First: preventing harm, improving care day 2

ExCeL, London This is the second day of the UK’s largest annual patient safety event where the Oxford AHSN Patient Safety Collaborative joins forces with the 14 other PSCs covering England on a shared stand. Read more about the first day content here. We will present a number of posters with a particular focus on tackling […]

Patient First: preventing harm, improving care

ExCeL, London 21 November 2017 The Oxford AHSN Patient Safety Collaborative joins forces with the 14 other PSCs covering England on a shared stand at the UK’s largest annual patient safety event. We will present a number of posters with a particular focus on tackling sepsis and safety in maternity. Oxford AHSN Patient Safety Lead Katherine […]

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