Acute Trust


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Acute Trust

The organisational and managerial infrastructure of hospitals in the UK. Acute trusts decide how hospitals will develop, so that services improve, and are charged with ensuring that hospitals provide high quality healthcare and spend their money efficiently. Acute trusts employ most of the NHS workforce, including health professionals—e.g., doctors, nurses, pharmacists, midwives and health visitors; allied health workers—e.g., physiotherapists, radiographers, podiatrists, speech and language therapists, counsellors, occupational therapists, psychologists and healthcare scientists; and non-medical support staff—e.g., receptionists, porters, cleaners, IT specialists, managers, engineers, caterers and domestic and security staff.
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Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Foundation Trust in London had the lowest sickness absence rate among acute trusts, for the fifth year in a row.
We're working with lots of providers in the NHS; independent providers, care homes, mental health, acute trusts, ambulance, federations and community services, all to drive information arriving digitally at a GP practice into their workflow process.
There were also failures in her care and treatment in two acute trusts after she became seriously ill.
Infection control and hygiene practices are vitally important if acute trust administrators expect to control MRSA infection.
The CHKS Top Hospitals awards celebrate the success of healthcare providers across the UK and are given to acute trusts for their achievements in healthcare quality and improvement.
Placement of the role within the safeguarding team has helped to foster excellent working links, and has already resulted in some robust working systems being developed to improve safeguarding practices within the acute trust. I am able to provide hard data for the team for both individual issues and wider analysis with regard to A&E attendances.
Musharraf blamed former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto, currently under house arrest, for fueling political turmoil with an ''acute trust deficit,'' but left the door open to working with her after elections, the report said.
Uhl has a requirement to procure for the provision of a cancer information management system that meets the current and future needs of a large acute trust. a solution is sought that is designed to collect appropriate data throughout a patients confirmed or suspected cancer journey, in addition to supporting patient care, cancer waiting times (cwt), cancer outcome and services datasets (cosd) in addition to the various clinical audit requirements.
The report into the Pennine Acute Trust also told how another baby died as staff failed to identify the mum's rare blood type, while a woman died of a haemorrhage after being misdiagnosed.
According to the latest national Friends and Family Test (FFT), the results also show the trust is the highestranking acute trust in Merseyside and Cheshire for staff suggesting it to friends and relatives.
It reads: "We have been advised by Pennine Acute that a woman may be posing as a community midwife in the north west, claiming to have worked for Pennine Acute Trust previously as a midwife.
On Friday 800 jobs were cut after the Pennine Acute Trust in Lancashire announced it was pounds 21million in the red.

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