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Toolkits and resources

We have co-created a number of toolkits and resources with our partners, member organisations and fellow AHSNs.

These resources enable our healthcare community and patients to make more informed decisions, understand the most appropriate treatments and manage effective change in their practice. Find out more below.

NEWS implementation toolkit

National Early Warning Score (NEWS) implementation toolkit

Created for all staff working across commissioning, clinical, hospital and ambulance service settings to support the successful implementation of the NEWS.

View the NEWS toolkit
Emergency Department Safety Checklist

Emergency department safety checklist

Created to standardise the delivery of basic care in emergency departments, improving safety for patients and resilience during periods of crowding.

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Implementing ReSPECT as a healthcare professional

Training for staff who will need to recognise the ReSPECT form, act on recommendations and be initiating or carrying out conversations with patients and their families about treatment escalation, DNACPR, and the ReSPECT process.

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SHarED Implementation Guide

Resources for implementing SHarED

These resources support the implementation of a High Impact User Team and give advice and guidance on achieving successful SHarED implementation in your emergency department.

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Academy resources

We have a range of resources, from toolkits and guides to videos and networks to support you along the innovation journey.

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Quality Improvement

Quality Improvement (QI) tools

Supports colleagues working in healthcare organisations across the West of England to improve the quality, efficiency and productivity of patient care

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Evidence Works

Evidence Works toolkit

This online toolkit is a complete guide to finding, appraising and applying evidence.

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Evaluation Works

Evaluation Works toolkit

This online toolkit will help you to consider what works, what doesn’t work and how things can be improved.

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Atrial fibrillation toolkits

Developed for clinicians, pharmacists and patients to help prevent atrial fibrillation related strokes, as part of our Don't Wait To Anticoagulate programme.

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Structured Judgement Review

Implementing Structured Judgement Reviews for Improvement

Designed to help acute hospitals learn from retrospective mortality reviews.

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MindsetQI toolkit

A quality improvement toolkit that helps people involved in providing and commissioning services for people with mental health problems to make ongoing improvements to the services.

Visit the MINDSetQi website
Public involvement

Working Together: a toolkit for health professionals on how to involve the public

A beginner's guide to understanding public involvement in the health sector.

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