Acute kidney injury (AKI) is a common condition that is associated with significant mortality and cost, according to the NCEPOD report of 2009. The Quality Improvement Collaborative in Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust was established in 2014 to review and improve both the recognition and management of AKI.
This quality improvement project used the Institute for Healthcare Improvement’s Breakthrough Series Collaborative Model to focus on reducing the incidence of AKI in hospital. Our aim was to reduce the incidence of overall acute kidney injury by 10%, to reduce the in-hospital acquired acute kidney injury by 25% and reduce the progression of AKI stage 1 to AKI stage 2 or 3 by 50% by December 2016. To find out more click the below link.