Barnet, Enfield and Haringey Psychological Well being NHS Belief (BEH) has rolled out high quality enchancment digital expertise Good Ward to the belief’s group well being providers in Enfield.
The belief already makes use of Good Ward to remodel the best way it measures high quality, by making a Good Governance construction which is used throughout its psychological well being amenities. The automated resolution is utilized by 45 groups, with over 300 employees utilizing their cell units to conduct 13 high quality audits.
The success of that preliminary introduction has now led to the belief increasing Good Ward’s use to embody some 128,000 sufferers who largely obtain care at dwelling or native clinics in Enfield.
Caroline Sweeney, deputy director of nursing – high quality governance at BEH, mentioned: “This newest growth is a part of our general plan to combine psychological and bodily well being providers to supply a greater, extra holistic stage of care.
“An bold aim like this requires an equally refined device to convey collectively our affected person security incident, auditing and affected person expertise survey outcomes multi function place. Good Ward has already proved its value in supporting Good Governance, combining constant processes with a cohesive view of all high quality actions in a single resolution, the premise of a strong QI framework that ensures steady enhancements in affected person care.”
The expanded roll-out means group groups are capable of perform their very own audits. Customers obtain on the spot suggestions which suggests they’ll reply to it swiftly and observe their efficiency in real-time. The system helps to scale back the variety of hours that employees sometimes spend auditing, which frees them as much as commit extra time to their sufferers, and helps enhance employees morale.
BEH is just not alone in recognising the advantages of Good Ward. It was just lately rolled out to Norfolk and Norwich College Hospitals NHS Basis Belief, with a view to enhance its maternity care pathway. Its performance means customers can reconfigure the contents and questions to fulfill their particular necessities. It additionally has the flexibility to save lots of audits, permitting employees to return to them for modifying or overview at a later date.
Alan Birch, chief business officer at Good Ward added: “Our extremely customisable expertise combines intuitiveness with versatile configurability to remodel the best way organisations like BEH successfully measure high quality throughout their massive, advanced and various organisations….What’s extra our expertise is extensively recognised as a worthwhile strategic device. With entry to dynamic knowledge, NHS Trusts resembling BEH are empowered to contribute to Nationwide programmes together with the Psychological Well being Act or meet the distinctive challenges of a world pandemic amid a quickly altering healthcare panorama.”
BEH now plans to increase the Good Ward resolution even additional by together with extra group groups in its use within the close to future.