North of England Commissioning Support: RAIDR - Waiting Well Digital Solution
Tackling the elective recovery waiting list is one of the key priorities for health and social care, with over 7.2 million patients currently on a waiting list in England. A need was identified to target patients with potential risk factors or who required support managing their long-term conditions. This would ensure they would be fit for their intended procedure when the time came and are “waiting well”.The judges were impressed with this exciting project, and how it has improved access to surgery, and reduced cancellations and waiting times or complications.
Lancashire Teaching Hospitals FT: Tell People Quickly That They Don’t Have Cancer!
Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals FT: Ambulatory Radiofrequency Ablation for the Treatment of Varicose Veins Clinic
Oxford University Hospitals FT: Preoperative Assessment Department - Oxford High Risk Anaesthetics Meeting
South West London Elective Orthopaedic Centre: Post Discharge Review Service - A high Quality, Safe and Streamlined Pathway for Patients Recovering From Elective Orthopaedic Surgery
St George’s University Hospitals FT: Safe & Sustainable Surgical Hand Hub
St George’s University Hospitals FT: ASA 1 Streaming Project in The Preoperative Assessment Service
Stockport FT: Enabling Improvements in Day Case surgery to Support the Recovery of Elective Care Through Developing a Digital Day Case Dashboard
West Yorkshire ICB, Mid Yorkshire Hospitals Trust and Live Well Wakefield: Wakefield Waiting Well Project
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HSJ Patient Safety Awards 2023: Patient Safety in Elective Recovery Award