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Falls

Last updated on Thursday, June 21, 2018

This measure includes all falls in the hospital that resulted in injury, categorised as moderate, severe or death, regardless of cause. Whilst all falls that occur in the hospital setting are reported, any fall resulting in significant harm to a patient – for example a break to a limb, are subje...

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Tag:   injury (6)     fall (1)     falling (1)     trip (1)     minor (1)     moderate (1)     major (1)     severe (1)     limb (3)     break (3)     fracture (5)     hip (3)    

Microbiology

Last updated on Wednesday, May 29, 2024

Study Title – ISARIC: Clinical Characterisation Protocol for Severe Emerging Infections Principal Investigator:   Dr Kavya Mohandas **********************************************************************************************

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Pressure Ulcers

Last updated on Thursday, April 19, 2018

All patients admitted to our organization have a full skin inspection to ensure measures are put in place to prevent skin damage. Pressure ulcers are localised injuries to the skin and/or underlying tissue as a result of pressure. They are sometimes known as bedsores. They can be classified into...

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Tag:   pressure (1)     sore (1)     pressure sore (1)     ulcer (2)     wound (1)     infection (3)     bed sore (1)     skin injury (1)    

What are the symptoms of Lymphoedema?

Last updated on Thursday, January 30, 2020

The main symptom of lymphoedema is swelling in all or part of a limb or another part of the body. It can be difficult to fit into clothes, and jewellery and watches can feel tight. At first, the swelling may come and go. It may get worse during the day and go down overnight. Without treatment, i...

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Pulmonary Rehabilitation

Last updated on Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Pulmonary Rehabilitation (PR) is an exercise and education programme for patients diagnosed with a chronic respiratory condition. The programme is run by specialist physiotherapists, but additional support is provided by respiratory nurses and dietitians during the education sessions. PR is widel...

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Tag:   Pulmonary (10)     Rehabilitation (1)     lung (10)     disease (4)     breathing (5)     dietitians (1)     respiratory (5)     chronic (1)    

When to visit A&E

Last updated on Thursday, November 21, 2019

The Accident and Emergency (A&E) department or Emergency Department at hospital is for major, life-threatening illnesses and injuries. Major A&E departments offer access 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, although not every hospital has an A&E department. A&E departments assess and...

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Tag:   A&E (6)     emergency (12)     accident (5)     injury (6)     life threatening (1)     bleeding (2)     breathing difficulties (1)     chest pain (3)     unconsciousness (1)    

Dermatology Ward and Daycare Unit

Last updated on Wednesday, December 20, 2023

Most patients with skin conditions can be treated by themselves in the community with the advice and guidance of our specialist team. A proportion of patients with more severe skin conditions may require hospital-based treatments with creams which are difficult or messy to apply at home, or trea...

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Tag:   skin (8)     mole (3)     dermatology (7)     assessment (7)    

Rheumatology Research

Last updated on Thursday, July 7, 2022

Study Title  - BSRBR Register - Prospective observational study of the long term hazards of biologic therapy in rheumatoid arthritis  Principal Investigator: N/A  Research Nurse: Nicola Allen   *******************************************************************************************  Study...

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