When you choose Medical Audits technology systems you will triple your auditing capacity, drive improvements in compliance and provide safer, better patient care
Robust leadership in infection prevention and control is essential for effective decision-making, efficient use of resources and ensuring the provision of high quality, safe, effecitve, person-centred care (HIS, 2015)
Medical Audits provide advice, support, training, consultancy and auditing services to Acute hospitals, Nursing homes, Hospices, Residential care settings and other Healthcare providers so they can continue to provide and maintain a safe environment for their clients and residents during the COVID-19 Pandemic.
Every year over 300,000 patients in England acquire a healthcare associated infection whilstin hospital. These infections cost the NHS more than £1 billion a year
Medical Audits have the knowledge and skills to provide key services including Infection Prevention and COVID-19 training and HIQA Infection Prevention standards audits to Nursing Home, Care home and healthcare providers
so they can do all in their power to reduce risks of spread of infections.
42% of Blood stream infections are directly associated with IV devices in situ (HPA, 2012).
In order to make implementation of high impact interventions easier best practice guidelines were grouped into CARE BUNDLES - designed to ensure standardised, safe, effective patient care and evidenced based practice related to management of invasive devices and invasive procedures.
The department of health in England in consultation with the Infection Prevention Society (IPS) have updated the saving lives care bundles and launched a number of High impact intervention care bundles. These can be found on the NHS Improvement website.
Medical Audits Saving Lives range of high impact audit tools have been developed to meet enable monitoring of compliance with these new High Impact Interventions.
NHS Scotland’s evidence for care bundles include Urinary Catheter care bundle, PVC care bundle, CVC care bundle, VAP bundle and Surgical Site care bundles – all of which have been updated in the past few years.
The Health Protection Surveillance Centre (HPSC) in Ireland has also updated its High impact infection control care bundles.
Medical Audits have a range of care bundle audit tools and care bundle monitoring systems to support both ward based and Infection prevention team quality assurance audits.
Our High Impact Assurance system includes a range of audits for monitoring compliance.