Buried Bumper!

You may be aware of a situation called buried bumper but if you want to learn more or have no knowledge of this then please read below 🙂 It is known that some people may be prone to what is called ‘Buried Bumper Syndrome’ (where the internal disc of the PEG tube becomes buried and … More Buried Bumper!

CONservative TReatment of Appendicitis in Children – a randomised controlled Trial (Feasibility)

Hi everyone! So I’m sure you are aware that this week the new trial for treating appendicitis commenced- very exciting! Please find below a summary of what we need to know. What is CONTRACT? A clinical trial for children with uncomplicated acute appendicitis. Overall, we aim to see if children with appendicitis can be treated … More CONservative TReatment of Appendicitis in Children – a randomised controlled Trial (Feasibility)

INSPIRE Education

Dear All, you may have heard rumblings but it is now official   Time: 12.30 First date: Tuesday 24th January Venue: Quality Improvement and Innovation Lab. Inspire education is going to be a weekly education slot run by the consultants. 30 minutes where all staff on G4 leave the ward and learn together. G4 surgery will … More INSPIRE Education

Enfit

So what is ENFit?  ENFit explained video To improve patient safety, manufacturers of enteral devices were required to change the way enteral feeding sets and syringes connect to feeding tubes. The name of the new connection is ENFit. Enteral tubing misconnection occurs when enteral devices (feeding bags, tubes or syringes) are connected to non-enteral devices, … More Enfit

Coffee Room Idea

So this blog was an idea formed after a discussion in the staff coffee room. As a nurse specialist we am being told that we do not communicate new information about the day to day practicalities of caring for a patient well enough. No longer does it work to pass on information verbally as that … More Coffee Room Idea