Staffing Boards to Beat the Budget

In June 2014 the NHS Chief Nursing Officer England and the Care Quality Commission required all hospitals to publish information about the number of nursing and midwifery staff working on each ward, together with the percentage of shifts meeting safe staffing guidelines. This initiative is part of the NHS response to the Francis report which called for greater openness and …

How can you achieve Safe Nurse Staffing Levels?

Following a requirement from the NHS Chief Nursing Officer England and the Care Quality Commission, from June 2014 all hospitals are required to publish information about the number of nursing and midwifery staff working on each ward, together with the percentage of shifts meeting safe staffing guidelines. This initiative is part of the NHS response to the Francis report which called for greater …

Controlling MRSA and Other Infections in Hospitals

f you are currently trying to handle infections in your own ward or hospital then you are not alone. MRSA and other ‘superbugs’ pose a constant challenge to healthcare staff in UK hospitals and in some cases the problem is growing. So we thought we would pull together some research to give you an idea of the wider problem. As …

Download Our Free Guide to Creating The Right PSAG Board For Your Ward

The Patient Status At A Glance Board is the use of visual display of information and staff allocation / handover meetings to provide your team with the information they need most regularly. It provides clarity about who’s doing what, for whom and provides a structure for your handover meetings. PSAG boards provide real time savings and improvements in the quality of patient care. …

Staffing Levels Board: have you got yours yet?

“How many nurses should be on duty, and how many are there actually on the ward?” Salford Royal Hospital managed to answer this question when they have chosen to equip their wards with Visual System Healthcare’s Quality and Safety Boards. Salford has recently transformed itself from a zero-rated trust to one of the best hospitals in the UK, thanks to the …

Visual Systems Healthcare helps tackle spread of Ebola

We are delighted to have been involved in the design, manufacture and supply of Patient Clipboards to Sierra Leone. A NEW splatter-proof Clipboard was born in record time and will be available for general supply in December 2014. Press Release: Yorkshire healthcare products specialists help tackle spread of Ebola.  Visual Systems Healthcare has been chosen to supply specialised Splatter-Proof Clipboards to treatment centres …