This article was submitted to ACAP by Kelvin Moran from NHS Ayrshire & Arran
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A world class national centre designed to produce and inspire current and future generations of NHS leaders to drive improvements in patient care, has been launched.
The NHS Leadership Academy will help develop outstanding leadership in order to improve patients’ experiences, their health outcomes and their wellbeing.
To do this it will work with doctors, nurses, health professionals and managers from across the NHS. It will also work with public health and social care, and with local government, where Health and Wellbeing Boards are key to improving health and care outcomes.
The Scottish Patient Safety Programme is being implemented in every acute hospital in the country. The initial goals are to drive improvements in:
The Sepsis Six is simple- a set of six tasks which can be completed by any team of healthcare professionals.
All staff- nurses, doctors and allied health professionals- have a part to play in the delivery of the Sepsis Six.
When delivered within one hour following recognition of sepsis, the Six save lives.
We have shown that the chances of an individual dying from sepsis can be halved.