Reducing Length of Stay for your Orthopaedic Patients
Take one day out to attend this NHS conference and discover how you can adopt a whole team approach to avoiding long stays, improving clinical pathways and promoting effective rehabilitation for your orthopaedic patients. Delve into national updates on Getting It Right First Time (GIRFT) and 'Where Best Next' plus evidenced case study experiences from colleagues who have reduced length of stay, achieved the best practice tariff for hip fracture, implemented rehabilitation and prehabilitation processes and empowered patients with their enhanced recovery.
This networking NHS conference will provide you with an unique opportunity to take time out of your role, reflect on your everyday practices and benchmark your orthopaedic length of stay. Utilise this interactive learning opportunity to share best practice experiences, hear new ideas and discover implementable approaches which will enable you to improve your orthopaedic patients' pathways.
Take away new ideas and implementable solutions to smooth your patient pathways and reduce length of stay in your service. You will leave the day with the knowledge and motivation to:
- Implement the GIRFT methodology
- Take practical steps to apply the 'Where Best Next' campaign
- Overcome common barriers
- Execute long stay Wednesdays
- Achieve the best practice tariff
- Deliver effective prehabilitation
- Empower and engage your patients with enhanced recovery
This interactive NHS networking forum would be of benefit for whole team attendance from those working across the whole orthopaedic patient pathway including those working in Orthopaedic and Trauma Teams and Patient Flow Teams. We would expect attendance from, but not limited to:
- Orthopaedic Matrons and Sisters
- Orthopaedic Nurses
- Orthopaedic Ward Managers
- Physiotherapists and Occupational Therapists
- Orthopaedic Surgeons and Physicians
- Medical Social Workers and Dietitians
- Patient Flow Managers
- Patient Flow Coordinators
- Trauma Coordinators and Nurse Coordinators
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“Managing Demand in your Orthopaedic Service” took place in 2015 in an was described as “an extremely valuable day – very well informed and experienced speaker who was willing to share ideas freely” and “very relevant and practical information applied to reality”.
Adapt a whole team approach to avoid long stays and improve pathways for patients
|9.00||Registration, refreshments and networking|
|9.30||Chair's opening remarks|
|9.40||GIRFT update: explore the national review of orthopaedic elective surgery |
What have been the findings from the GIRFT pilot for orthopaedics?
Implementing the GIRFT methodology in your service: what will be the impact?
A look to the future: how will orthopaedic services continue to develop?
|10.20||Reducing long stays: explore the implications of the 'Where Best Next' campaign |
Take practical steps to help get patients closer to a safe discharge by thinking "Why not home? Why not today?"
How do the 5 key principles of 'Where Best Next' apply to orthopaedic patients?
Working collaboratively to ensure patients are discharged in a safe, appropriate and timely way
Achieving reduced length of stay
|11.20||Case study: Delivering an MDT approach to reducing orthopaedic length of stay |
Explore the journey so far: benchmarking the service, engaging the MDT and implementing effective changes
Overcoming common barriers and implementing long stay Wednesdays: working collaboratively to identify action required within ward rounds
Trialling new approaches and measuring the impact: electronic whiteboards, on-ward dispensary and inpatient rehab
|12.00||Discussion session: Share your experiences and benchmark orthopaedic length of stay in your service|
Utilise this interative discussion session and come together with like-minded colleagues from across the country to share ideas, discover solutions to common challenges and develop a plan to implement national changes in your services.
Achieving the best practice tariff for hip fracture
|1.40||Case study: Reducing length of stay for your hip fracture patients and achieving the best practice tariff |
How to achieve the hip fracture best practice tariff in your service
Build an MDT approach to drive forward effective patient recovery on your ward
Working collaboratively to deliver enhanced recovery to improve length of stay
Improve orthopaedic patient recovery
|2.30||Implementing interventions and delivering prehabilitation to reduce length of stay for orthopaedic surgery patients |
From setting up to maintaining effective prehab and exercise interventions in your orthopaedic service
Assessing outcomes for prehab: tolerance to surgery, recuperation speed and length of stay
A look to the future: how will prehab develop to further improve outcomes for orthopaedic surgery?
|3.20||Early involvement and education: empowering and engaging your patients with enhanced recovery |
From admission to discharge: providing the relevant information to patients consistently
Effectively communicating expectations of discharge processes with orthopaedic and trauma patients prior to surgery
Adopt a whole system approach between the MDT and patients to help everyone make better informed choices
|4.00||Discussion session: Build an action plan and implement effective change in your service to reduce your orthopaedic length of stay|
Reflect on the presentations from throughout the day and ask your final questions so that you can return to your role and service ready to make effective and proactive change
|4.30||Chair's closing remarks|
|4.40||Close of day|
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