This Month's QI Story - Unite - Keeping Families Together​

This month we focus on an Improvement Story from Dundee, who share their successes and challenges in reducing term admissions in their unit.

Term admissions represented over half of all admissions to their neonatal unit and was increasing despite a downward trend in live births across our region.  The largest category of term admissions was respiratory distress, followed by weight loss, poor feeding and jaundice. 

Find out how they have shown a sustained reduction in absolute term admissions by 25%.

Read their full story here:

Unite - Keeping Families Together​ - Reducing Term Admissions - April 2019

 

Previous QI Stories

#neoPremQI – Optimising care and outcomes for preterm babies <32 weeks with a package of evidence based perinatal interventions - Jan 2019

 

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QI Storyboard Group: Sarah Bates (Lead)Lauren Shaw, Hilary Cruickshank