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QIF Improvement Projects

One of the actions for the HAI Quality Improvement Facilitators is to undertake a quality improvement project in their locality.  The HAI Quality Improvement Facilitators have produced posters to illustrate their improvement project work and we encourage you to take the time to consider these.

Catheter Associated Urinary Tract Infection (CAUTI) (pdf)
Authors: Lynsey Milven, Julia Scott and Susan Taylor, NHS Borders

HAI Quality Improvement: Many Parts, Same Machine (pdf)
Authors: Donald McCuaig and Debbie Stevenson, NHS Dumfries & Galloway

The Evolution of CAUTI (pdf)
Authors: Nicola Low and Samantha Johnston, NHS Forth Valley

The Who, When, How and What of Equipment Decontamination (pdf)
Author: Catherine Mitchell, Scott Arnot and Karen Wares, NHS Grampian

A Quality Improvement Approach to reduce Catheter Associated Urinary Tract Infections (CAUTI) in NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde (pdf)
Author: Gillian Mills, NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde

Healthcare Associated Infections Quality Improvement Facilitators – our Highland Journey so far ... (pdf)
Authors: Pam Burrows, Anne Angus, Rachel Fuller, Catherine Stokoe, Maryanne Gillies and John Mackintosh, NHS Highland

Improving Compliance with Standard Infection Control Precautions (SICPs) and Transmission based Precautions (TBPs) through Innovative Technology (pdf)
Author: Ann McQueen, NHS Lothian

Our Standard Infection Control Precautions (SICPs) Improvement Journey (pdf)
Authors: Sarah Walker, NHS Orkney

Cleanliness Champions: Road to Success (pdf)
Author: Sharon Doyle, Scottish Ambulance Service

Venepuncture – is aseptic technique being applied in SNBTS? (pdf)
Author: Ann Paterson, Scottish Blood Transmission Service, NHS National Services Scotland

Design and Implementation of a Catheter Associated Urinary Tract Infection Toolkit within NHS Tayside, the story so far ... (pdf)
Authors: Mandy Tatham and Gill Macfarlane, NHS Tayside

Quality Improvement – SICPs Hand Hygiene: Improving Audit within a Forensic Mental Health Hospital (pdf)
Author: Nicola McElhinney, The State Hospital Board for Scotland