The Health Foundation (http://www.health.org.uk/) is an “independent charity committed to bringing about better health and health care for people in the United Kingdom.” The £400,000 ($600,000 US dollars) grant will help fund 20 institutions in the United Kingdom to join the Global Tracheostomy Collaborative (GTC) and evaluate in detail the benefits to patients, their families, [...]
Inpatient Nursing and Parental Comfort in Managing Pediatric Tracheostomy Care and Emergencies Click here to download or view on mobile http://globaltrach.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/Dec-2015-Inpatient-Nursing-and-Parental-Comfort.pdf
Dr. Itzhak Brook has made available his two books, "The Laryngectomee Guide" and "My voice, a physician's personal experience with throat cancer" for FREE download on these two sites (they are also available as paperback and Kindle at Amazon.com): - http://www.entnet.org/content/laryngectomee-guide - http://dribrook.blogspot.com/ Dr. Brook says "The Guide provides practical information on medical; dental and [...]
Click here to download or view on mobile http://globaltrach.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/12/McGrath-Global-Tracheostomy-Collaborative-WAMM-Poster.pdf
Click to Download: Poster Presentation on colours for key parts of tracheostomy tubes impacting patient safety perceptions and experiences.
Click to Download: Poster Presentation on SHINE: Rapid improvements in quality and safety following introductions of tracheostomy multi-disciplinary team ward rounds.
Click to Download: Poster Presentation on ICU Functional Communication Scale to evaluate the effectiveness of communication in ventilator-dependent tracheostomy patients utilizing above cuff vocalization.
Chicago Attorneys Win $22.18 Million for Patient of Medical Negligence PR Web | Wednesday, 09 December 2015 07:45 (EST) Chicago, Illinois(PRWEB) December 09, 2015The Law Offices of Lane & Lane, LLC recently helped a victim of medical negligence and carelessness secure a$22.18 million judgment for injuries she sustained at the Mercy Hospital and Medical Center in [...]
Click to visit: The idea of shared learning is an important principle of the GTC and as well as learning from each other we can learn from other collaborations with similar aims and goals. The International Network of Spinal Cord Injury Nurses is a fine example. Their website includes a number of free resources and [...]
Dr Brendan McGrath has been appointed as National Tracheostomy Lead Clinician by NHS England in recognition of his work improving patient safety. He currently leads a successful Health Foundation funded project which aims to reduce the frequency, nature and severity of harm associated with tracheostomies. Dr McGrath, a consultant in Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine [...]