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Book cover  - Standards and Recommendations for Surgery in Primary Care
Standards and Recommendations for Surgery in Primary Care

Author - AfPP. ISBN - 978-1-904290-05-6.

This publication from the Association for Perioperative Practice (AfPP) will provide comprehensive guidance and standards for minimising the risk to patients and personnel in the minor surgery area. With a foreword written by David Colin-Thomé, National Director of Primary Care, Department of Health, a host of topics are covered including:

  • Practice based commissioning
  • The minor surgery environment
  • Infection control
  • Surgical instruments and their management
  • Risk management
  • Legal and ethical issues
  • Patient care pathway
  • Latex
  • Principles of anaesthetics
  • Management and human resources
  • Correct site surgery and much more…

Standards and Recommendations for Surgery in Primary Care will provide you with:

  • Essential reference for all minor surgery areas
  • Comprehensive guidance for minimising the risk to patients and personnel
  • Outlines for standards and recommendations for inclusion in local policy within any GP setting.

 218 pages; Paperback; Published June 2008.

AfPP member price £90.00

Non-member price £103.00

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Price is inclusive of UK postage and packing. Additional postage costs for delivery outside of the UK will be added at a later stage.

Price - £ 90.00

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Book cover  - Staffing for Patients in the Perioperative Setting 2014 (print version)
Staffing for Patients in the Perioperative Setting 2014 (print version)

ISBN - 978 1 904290 23 0.

Revised and updated, this document sets out the overarching recommendations for a staffing model utilising the associated issues that need to be considered fundamental to every perioperative environment. These environments could be in the public or the independent healthcare sector or indeed anywhere delivering perioperative care.

Staffing ratios are crucial to the overriding principles of the organisation to provide quality care, patient safety and staff welfare in the pressured perioperative setting. This edition of Staffing for patients in the perioperative environment embraces the changes that have occurred in perioperative care and seeks to provide clear guidance for calculating the safe staffing establishments for perioperative facilities.

The formula included in this publication provides a template and calculation guide of the numbers of staff required which, when completed accurately and comprehensively, gives a true reflection of whole time equivalent (WTE) staffing required for your environments. This publication is a guideline but should be viewed as the essential benchmark for perioperative staffing and associated budget for staff resources as the driver, not starting with a budget and then adapting staffing to fit.

Staffing for patients in the perioperative environment:
  • provides clear guidance for calculating safe staffing establishments
  • facilitates effective risk management
  • promotes safe staffing
  • contains a staffing policy template
  • is a valuable tool for perioperative managers
  • Member Price £19.95

    Non-Member Price £25.00

    Price ISBN 978 1 904290 23 0

    Price - £ 19.95

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    Book cover  - AfPP Cookbook
    AfPP Cookbook

    ISBN - 580-0-069365-26-4.

    AfPP has produced its first ever cookbook! This culinary collection contains recipes such as 'Honeycombe Heaven Ice Cream', 'Italian Chicken Risotto' and 'Thai King Prawn Curry'. With easy to follow instructions and a wide range of recipes catering for all tastes, you are guaranteed to cook up a treat with these yummy delights.

    Price is inclusive of UK postage. All proceeds will go to the Education and Research Fellowship Fund (ERFF).

    Price - £ 6.50

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    Book cover  - Respecting cultural diversity in the perioperative setting
    Respecting cultural diversity in the perioperative setting

    Author - AfPP. ISBN - 978-1-904290-08-7.

    Providing a comprehensive account of the many cultural issues that arise in the perioperative setting; many issues are addressed together with a range of related topics which have specific cultural considerations such as:

    handling blood products

    organ donation and transplant

    termination of pregnancy

    disposal of body parts

    principles to observe in the event of a perioperative death

     

    28 pages, Paperback, A4, May 2007 

     

    AfPP member price £14.00

    Non-member price £16.50

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    Price is inclusive of UK postage and packing. Additional postage costs for delivery outside of the UK will be added at a later stage.

    Price - £ 14.00

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    Price - £ 45.00

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