NHS England

Kerry Warhurst

Innovations

North Region Respiratory Programme: CURE - treating tobacco addiction

By NHS England Stopping smoking is a key intervention to improve respiratory health but typically only 1 in 13 patients who smoke are referred to smoking cessation services...

North Region Respiratory Programme: implementing optimum patient care for inpatients

By NHS England Implementing care bundles can improve patient outcomes and reduce length of stay and readmission rates

North Region Respiratory Programme: management of breathlessness in severe COPD

By NHS England People with severe COPD require pharmacological and non-pharmacological symptom management including psychological therapies

North Region Respiratory Programme: coordinated and rapid response to deteriorating patients - Stafford case study

By NHS England Multi-disciplinary hospital at home and assisted discharge schemes are safe and effective and an alternative to admission for certain patients

North Region Respiratory Programme: coordinated and rapid response to deteriorating patients Nottingham City Partnership

By NHS England Multi-disciplinary hospital at home and assisted discharge schemes are safe and effective and an alternative to admission for certain patients

North Region Respiratory Programme: coordinated and rapid response to deteriorating patients - Hull & East Riding case study

By NHS England Multi-disciplinary hospital at home and assisted discharge schemes are safe and effective and an alternative to admission for certain patients

North Region Respiratory Programme: flu and pneumoccocal vaccination

By NHS England Vaccination is a cost- effective intervention but uptake rates have typically been lower for flu amongst people under 65 with COPD. Programmes to target people...