Over the holiday season we are bringing you a round-up of the best articles from our Leadership, Commissioning, Innovation and Efficiency channels
The importance of fostering open and honest communication within acute care services has been a frequent topic this year, as reflected in this selection of best practice articles from 2013.
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Included among them, Em Wilkinson-Brice and Adel Jones explain the implementation of a major change programme to emergency care at Royal Devon and Exeter Foundation Trust; Ben Bray reflects upon the introduction of peer review schemes to stroke services; and Dena Marshall discusses the positive effects of stronger relationships between clinicians and managers on emergency care.
Em Wilkinson-Brice and Adel Jones explain the implementation of a major change programme at Royal Devon and Exeter Foundation Trust, which followed two very difficult winters.
Robert Royce reflects upon figures related to the closure of small accident and emergency departments and why this might not be the best plan of action.
Ben Bray explains the introduction of a peer review scheme to stroke services and how it can benefit acute trusts.
Dena Marshall discusses the positive effects of stronger relationships between clinicians and managers on emergency care.