L Lees

Summary

Affiliation: Birmingham Heartlands Hospital
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Why patients self-discharge
    Liz Lees
    Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust, Birmingham
    Nurs Manag (Harrow) 15:22-7. 2008
  2. ncbi request reprint Estimating patient discharge dates
    Liz Lees
    Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust, Birmingham
    Nurs Manag (Harrow) 15:30-5. 2008
  3. doi request reprint Developing discharge practice through education: module development, delivery and outcomes
    Liz Lees
    Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust, Birmingham B9 5SS, United Kingdom
    Nurse Educ Pract 10:210-5. 2010
  4. ncbi request reprint Venous thromboembolism risk assessments in acute care
    Liz Lees
    Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust, Birmingham
    Nurs Stand 24:35-41. 2010
  5. ncbi request reprint Promoting single sex acute units
    Liz Lees
    Heart of England Foundation Trust, Birmingham
    Nurs Times 107:18-20. 2011
  6. ncbi request reprint Implementing a patient assessment framework in acute care
    Liz Lees
    Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust, Heartlands Hospital, Birmingham
    Nurs Stand 24:35-43. 2009
  7. ncbi request reprint Identifying discharge practice training needs
    L Lees
    Birmingham Heartlands Hospital, Birmingham
    Nurs Stand 20:47-51. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Nurse-led dysphagia screening in acute stroke patients
    Liz Lees
    Heartlands Hospital, Birmingham
    Nurs Stand 21:35-42. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Developing a new intravenous therapy service: part 2
    Liz Lees
    Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust, Birmingham
    Emerg Nurse 14:28-34. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Delivering a new intravenous therapy service
    Liz Lees
    Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust, Birmingham
    Emerg Nurse 14:30-5. 2006

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Detail Information

Publications24

  1. ncbi request reprint Why patients self-discharge
    Liz Lees
    Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust, Birmingham
    Nurs Manag (Harrow) 15:22-7. 2008
  2. ncbi request reprint Estimating patient discharge dates
    Liz Lees
    Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust, Birmingham
    Nurs Manag (Harrow) 15:30-5. 2008
  3. doi request reprint Developing discharge practice through education: module development, delivery and outcomes
    Liz Lees
    Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust, Birmingham B9 5SS, United Kingdom
    Nurse Educ Pract 10:210-5. 2010
    ..The questionnaires were designed and developed with support for projects in practice from the Foundation of Nursing Studies in London...
  4. ncbi request reprint Venous thromboembolism risk assessments in acute care
    Liz Lees
    Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust, Birmingham
    Nurs Stand 24:35-41. 2010
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Promoting single sex acute units
    Liz Lees
    Heart of England Foundation Trust, Birmingham
    Nurs Times 107:18-20. 2011
    ..It outlines achievements resulting from the audit, which include staff awareness of the effect of mixed sex areas on patients and changing the culture in the unit to embrace single sex bays...
  6. ncbi request reprint Implementing a patient assessment framework in acute care
    Liz Lees
    Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust, Heartlands Hospital, Birmingham
    Nurs Stand 24:35-43. 2009
    ..The secondment demonstrated that supporting nurses to embrace new skills resulted in a change in practice. However, a permanent change cannot be assured unless practice is revisited and supported on a continual basis...
  7. ncbi request reprint Identifying discharge practice training needs
    L Lees
    Birmingham Heartlands Hospital, Birmingham
    Nurs Stand 20:47-51. 2006
    ..Analysis of discharge training is important to assess discharge training needs and to identify staff who may assist with training...
  8. ncbi request reprint Nurse-led dysphagia screening in acute stroke patients
    Liz Lees
    Heartlands Hospital, Birmingham
    Nurs Stand 21:35-42. 2006
    ..The investment in training has reduced the time patients wait for dysphagia screening from 35 hours to less than one hour. As a result of this audit dysphagia screening competencies have been established...
  9. ncbi request reprint Developing a new intravenous therapy service: part 2
    Liz Lees
    Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust, Birmingham
    Emerg Nurse 14:28-34. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Delivering a new intravenous therapy service
    Liz Lees
    Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust, Birmingham
    Emerg Nurse 14:30-5. 2006
  11. ncbi request reprint Auditing the nursing standard for weighing patients on an acute medical unit
    Liz Lees
    Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust, Birmingham
    Nurs Times 105:12-3. 2009
    ..It showed that only 50% of nurses routinely weighed patients as part of the admission process and/or as part of nutritional screening. Revisions were made to the existing nursing standard...
  12. ncbi request reprint Beyond the emergency
    Liz Lees
    Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust, Birmingham
    Nurs Stand 20:78-9. 2006
  13. ncbi request reprint Using post-take ward rounds to facilitate simple discharge
    Liz Lees
    Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust, Birmingham
    Nurs Times 102:28-30. 2006
    ..The aim was to improve the clarity of the management plan and discharge/ transfer decisions including an estimated length of stay on the post-take ward rounds taking place on the emergency admissions ward...
  14. ncbi request reprint Exploring the principles of best practice discharge to ensure patient involvement
    Liz Lees
    Heart of England Foundation Trust, Birmingham
    Nurs Times 106:10-4. 2010
    ..The principles discussed in this article should help hospital trusts to apply a systematic approach to the discharge planning process and prevent readmissions while improving the quality of patient discharge...
  15. ncbi request reprint A development programme for senior nurses
    Caroline Maries-Tillott
    Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust, Birmingham
    Nurs Manag (Harrow) 13:20-6. 2006
  16. ncbi request reprint Without prejudice: results and realisation of a training needs audit in nursing homes
    Liz Lees
    Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust
    Nurs Older People 18:19-27. 2006
    ..An analysis of training needs among registered nurses and carers in nursing homes will be used to form education action plans that will foster a learning culture and, ultimately, improve patient care..
  17. ncbi request reprint Developing a nurse led GP referral service
    Liz Lees
    Birmingham Heartlands and Solihull NHS Teaching Trust
    Emerg Nurse 11:28-32. 2003
  18. ncbi request reprint Estimating date of discharge at ward level: a pilot study
    Liz Lees
    Birmingham Heartlands and Solihull NHS Trust, Bordesley Green
    Nurs Stand 19:40-3. 2005
    ..The barriers to implementing this initiative at ward level are discussed and suggestions made for a pragmatic way forward to enable a process for estimating a date of discharge to work in practice...
  19. ncbi request reprint Reforming emergency care: what GPs really want
    Liz Lees
    Birmingham Heartlands Hospital
    Emerg Nurse 11:22-6. 2004
  20. ncbi request reprint Delayed discharge. Must get out more often
    Liz Lees
    Birmingham Heartlands and Soilhull Trust
    Health Serv J 114:22-3. 2004
    ..The loss of vital information between health and social services undermines discharges' credibility. Pooled budgets between the two sectors are a powerful means of fostering innovation...
  21. ncbi request reprint Making nurse-led discharge work to improve patient care
    Liz Lees
    Birmingham Heartlands and Solihull NHS Trust
    Nurs Times 100:30-2. 2004
    ..Without these, nurse-led discharges are at risk of becoming yet another quick-fix remedy for freeing up hospital beds...
  22. ncbi request reprint A framework to promote the holistic assessment of older people in emergency care
    Liz Lees
    Birmingham Heartlands and Solihull NHS Trust
    Nurs Older People 16:16-8, 20-1. 2005
  23. ncbi request reprint How a clinical coordinator improved emergency care
    Diane O'Brien
    Emergency Admissions Ward, Birmingham Heartlands Hospital
    Nurs Times 101:34-6. 2005
    ..A clinical ward coordinator role was developed within an emergency admissions ward. The aim was to reduce each patient's length of stay on the admissions ward and the waiting time for a bed in the emergency areas...
  24. ncbi request reprint The role of a flow coordinator in an emergency assessment unit
    Liz Lees
    Birmingham Heartlands and Solihull NHS Teaching Trust, Birmingham
    Nurs Times 99:32-4. 2003
    ..The working context, concept, process-mapping approach, core objectives and key functions of the role are all discussed...