Chronological order by Trust:

PLYMOUTH HOSPITALS NHS TRUST
QI Project Title Lead Author(s) Other Participants Date Started Date Completed Organisation Location
  Improving patient knowledge about inpatient stay  Eleanor Thomas

Lloyd Edwards 

   02/12/2014  Ongoing  Plymouth Hospitals NHS Trust  Derriford Hospital
             

 

ROYAL CORNWALL HOSPITALS NHS TRUST
QI Project Title Lead Author(s) Other participants Date Started Date Completed Organisation Location
Weekend Handover Quality Improvement Project

Cara Garbett

Rhys Martin

James Butler

Dan Wilding

   08/04/2015   Completed  Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust  Treliske Hospital
             

 

 

ROYAL DEVON & EXETER NHS FOUNDATION TRUST
QI Project Title Lead Author(s)    Other Participants    Date Started Date Completed Organisation Location
Reducing Repeat Tests between ED and AMU 

Jonathan  Dauncey   

Katherine Bell

Yasmin Mulji

Laura Faulkner

Gabby Capel-Williams 

  Ongoing  QI Academy Royal Devon & Exeter Hospital
Improving Post-Take Ward Round Proforma

Emily Worth 

Emma O'Hare    Ongoing  QI Academy Royal Devon & Exeter Hospital
Improving the speed and efficiency of chest drain insertion

Louise Anning

Susan Roberts

Steve Broome

  Ongoing  QI Academy Royal Devon & Exeter Hospital
Improving access to cannulation and venepuncture equipment

Susanna  Hodgkinson  

Pia Charters

Elizabeth Anderson

Ben Hamilton

Timo Heikkila

  Ongoing  QI Academy Royal Devon & Exeter Hospital
Electronic Specialty Referral System

Victoria Moss 

Sam Pouncey

Tom Owens 

  Ongoing  QI Academy Royal Devon & Exeter Hospital
 Developing a Stroke Proforma

Sungeen Patel 

Sioned Gwyn    Ongoing  QI Academy Royal Devon & Exeter Hospital
Dr's Toolbox - Improving Junior Doctor's knowledge to improve clinical practice

Natasha Cartwright

Olivia Jagger   Ongoing  QI Academy Royal Devon & Exeter Hospital
Improving documentation and clinical examination following inpatient hospital falls

Patrick Reynolds

Ellie Nelson   Ongoing  QI Academy Royal Devon & Exeter Hospital
Post-take ward round - not standardised on AMU

Marie Williamson 

Paul Heron   Ongoing  QI Academy Royal Devon & Exeter Hospital
Improving ease/ speed of gathering equipment to take blood 

Alexandra Bain 

Ada Edordu   Ongoing  QI Academy Royal Devon & Exeter Hospital
"Hello, my name is ...." (Encourage all healthcare professionals to introduce themselves to patients

 Bethan Loveless

Olivia Jagger   28/04/2014 Ongoing  QI Academy Royal Devon & Exeter Hospital
 To improve the frequency and quality of bleeps to F1 doctors in general surgery directorate

Nerida Williams 

   28/04/2014 Ongoing  QI Academy  Royal Devon & Exeter Hospital 
Handover between doctors when rotating between departments/ specialties is inconsistent

Natasha Cartwright

Holly Baker-Rand  01/04/2014  Ongoing  QI Academy Royal Devon & Exeter Hospital 
Surgical take; inefficient, overloaded and understaffed

Ben Rossi

Euan Bassett

Eleanor Raynor 01/10/2013 Ongoing QI Academy Royal Devon & Exeter Hospital
Improving the process for monitoring of calcium levels post thyroid and parathyroid surgery 

Eleanor Rayner 

Nerida Williams

  01/10/2013   Ongoing  QI Academy Royal Devon & Exeter Hospital 
 An Audit of Bleomycin Alerts in the notes of Paediatric patients  Fran Smith   01/10/2013   Ongoing QI Academy  Royal Devon & Exeter Hospital 
 Point of care INR testing in the Emergency Department: the case for service improvement Aled Picton    01/10/2013  Ongoing  QI Academy   Royal Devon & Exeter Hospital
 Optimal use of sinus CT scanning in the patient pathway  Richard Harris    01/10/2013  Ongoing QI Academy   Royal Devon & Exeter Hospital
 Attitudes to Audit in training amongst trainees - Where does Quality Improvement fit in? Lawrence Kidd    01/10/2013   Ongoing QI Academy   Royal Devon & Exeter Hospital
 Think big! Sharing Quality Improvement initiatives, the future of patient safety; See Red Think Blood  Alexandra Bain   01/10/2013   Ongoing QI Academy  Royal Devon & Exeter Hospital 
 Improving the efficiency, accountability and Safety of Doctors' out-of-hours tasks at the Royal Devon & Exeter Hospital  Jennifer Dodds Emma Davies  01/10/2013  Ongoing   QI Academy Royal Devon & Exeter Hospital 
 Are Paracetamol doses being adjusted in underweight patients? (and do we even know which patients are underweight?) Stephanie Wilson   James Kearney 01/10/2013   Ongoing QI Academy  Royal Devon & Exeter Hospital 
 Improving Anticoagulation Prescribing at the RD&E Eleanor Rayner 

Jackie Stephenson

Claire Tomlinson 

 01/10/2013  Ongoing QI Academy  Royal Devon & Exeter Hospital 
 Management of Sepsis in the Emergency Department - time critical but slow process  Lawrence Kidd    01/10/2013  Ongoing  QI Academy Royal Devon & Exeter Hospital
 Blood Magnets: Improving communication between phlebotomists and junior doctors Alistair Brown   01/10/2013  Ongoing QI Academy Royal Devon & Exeter Hospital
Surgical Drains:  Improving monitoring documentation  Paul Heron  Nicholas Lyon   01/10/2013  Ongoing QI Academy   Royal Devon & Exeter Hospital
Doctors Job Books

Emma Davies

Jennifer Dodds

Jonathan Evans

Rebecca Langley

Olivia Jagger

01/10/2013 Ongoing  QI Academy Royal Devon & Exeter Hospital
Improving the quality of antibiotics prescribing

Jonathan Evans

Alexander Armstrong 01/10/2013 January 2014 QI Academy Royal Devon & Exeter Hospital
Improving the quality of placing orders for the imaging of the renal tract

Katie Chan

  01/10/2013 January 2014 QI Academy Royal Devon & Exeter Hospital
Improving the quality of the Plastic Trauma clinic

Alex Armstrong

Tom Badenoch

Mike Wiltsher

  01/10/2013 February 2014 QI Academy Royal Devon & Exeter Hospital
Clerking of emergency admission and ED reviews can be of variable quality

Jonathan Evans

Pieter Vermaak

Tom Badenoch

01/10/2013 February 2014 QI Academy Royal Devon & Exeter Hospital

 

 

 

SOUTH DEVON HEALTHCARE NHS FOUNDATION TRUST
QI Project Title Lead Author(s)    Other   Participants    Date Started Date Completed Organisation Location
Haem-oncology Take (HOT) Form

Ben Janaway

James Wood

Daniel Bunce

  08/10/2014 Ongoing iTorch Torbay Hospital
Blood Transfusion Consent - Audit & Introduction of written consent form

Michael McGovern

Agatha Pettengell

  01/10/2014 Ongoing iTorch Torbay Hospital
Redesign of the ITU in-patient prescription chart

Heidi Lightfoot

Graham McCracken

  14/07/2014 Ongoing iTorch Torbay Hospital
Lack of sharps bins and appropriate equipment in ED, EAU and wards at Torbay Hospital

Heidi Lightfoot

  28/01/2014 Ongoing iTorch Torbay Hospital
Improving the Care of Vascular Access Devices on the Wards

Tamsin Lane

  16/01/2014 Ongoing iTorch Torbay Hospital
Improving fresubin intake as part of Enhanced Recovery

Stephanie Tolan

  16/01/2014 Ongoing iTorch Torbay Hospital
Going home in the morning

Juliet Pealing

  16/01/2014 Ongoing iTorch Torbay Hospital
Improving ward cover efficiency

Rachel Willerton

  04/12/2013 Ongoing iTorch Torbay Hospital
Nurse Cannulation Skills

Samuel Scholes

Eva Wooding

Suzanne Braggins

  04/12/2013 Withdrawn iTorch Torbay Hospital
Improving Infoflex task descriptions and reducing inappropriate tasks

Lucy Adami

Olivia Hayward

Rachel Willerton

  21/11/2013 Withdrawn iTorch Torbay Hospital
Hot week

Eva Wooding

Julia Brice

  08/11/2013 Withdrawn iTorch Torbay Hospital
Falls

Bipasa Dey

  07/11/2013 Completed iTorch Torbay Hospital
ASU

Agatha Pettengell

Shahmime Guul

  07/11/2013 Withdrawn iTorch Torbay Hospital
VTE and Infoflex

Nidhi Srivastava

  10/10/2013 Completed iTorch Torbay Hospital
Can changing the time warfarin is administered reduce the number of warfarin's that need prescribing out of hours so that here are less jobs for the evening on-call doctor to complete during the week?

 

Naomi Le May

 

Suzanne Bowden

 

Joanna Buckley

  08/10/2013 Withdrawn   iTorch  Torbay Hospital
Improving sleep quality in acute care patients

Naomi Le May

Suzanne Bowden

Joanna Buckley

  19/02/2013 Withdrawn iTorch Torbay Hospital