The item checklist for acute trusts and item one for mental health trusts can be used to assess and audit trust performance — either of an entire hospital or of individual wards. Some analyse admission by gender, specialty and sub-specialty. The guidance outlines 11 good-practice principles, supported by examples of good practice, and these principles are categorised into three broad groups: the commitment of the board of directors; the quality of the care environment; and the actions of individual staff.
Share Facebook Twitter LinkedIn. Where mixed sex accommodation is unavoidable, patients should be moved to single sex accommodation within a specific time limit, ideally within 24 hours, but in any event within 48 hours, although some clinical exceptions are specified in the guidance.
Boards committed to privacy and dignity need to allocate resources to maintain and improve this for patients and service users. Episodes of this should be reported through the appropriate channels, following local exception reporting arrangements.
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The guidance outlines 11 good-practice principles, supported by examples of good practice, and these principles are categorised into three broad groups: the commitment of the board of directors; the quality of the care environment; and the actions of individual staff.
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This can help identify where problems are occurring, and where bed reconfiguration can make things better. Sign in or Register a new account to join the discussion. Due to the coronavirus illness COVID and the need to release capacity across the NHS to support the response, we are pausing the collection and publication of these and some of our official statistics.
The NHS Institute for Innovation and Improvement developed self-assessment checklists that aim to help individual trusts assess how well they are doing in meeting one of the rights enshrined in the NHS Constitution: that patients have a right to privacy and being treated with dignity.