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Supporting patients – and saving millions

A nurse-led initiative teaching patients to self-administer IV antibiotics has reduced costs and workload

A nurse-led team that made videos and a dummy training ‘arm’ that shows patients how to self-administer intravenous antibiotics has saved its trust £5 million in its first year – as well as improving patient experience.

Nursing Standard. 34, 7, 42-44. doi: 10.7748/ns.34.7.42.s20

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