This NCEPOD report highlights the quality of care provided to patients with Parkinson’s disease aged 16 years and over who were admitted to hospital when acutely unwell.
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Information for primary care clinicians
Summary checklist and QI ideas for primary care
Resources for the public on Dysphagia and Parkinson’s disease
Parkinson’s UK: https://www.parkinsons.org.uk/information-and-support/eating-swallowing-and-saliva-control
In Wales: https://www.parkinsons.org.uk/about-us/parkinsons-uk-cymru Parkinson’s Care and Support UK: https://parkinsonscare.org.uk/
NHS England: https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/parkinsons-disease/
Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists: https://www.rcslt.org/speech-and-language-therapy/clinical-information/dysphagia/
National Institute for Health and Care Excellence. Parkinson’s Disease. Quality Standard (QS164):
National Institute for Health and Care Excellence. Parkinson’s disease in adults. NICE Guideline (NG71):
Parkinson’s UK. Consensus statement for the optimisation of Parkinson’s medicines in hospital:
International Dysphagia Diet Standardisation Initiative: https://iddsi.org/
For more information on quality improvement:
Health Foundation: https://www.health.org.uk/collection/improvement-projects-tools-and-resources
King’s Fund: https://www.kingsfund.org.uk/topics/quality-improvement
NHS Improvement: https://improvement.nhs.uk/resources/cause-and-effect-fishbone-diagram/
East London NHS Foundation Trust:https://qi.elft.nhs.uk/about-us/what-is-qi/
Institute for Healthcare Improvement: http://www.ihi.org/resources/Pages/Tools/default.aspx
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