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Top 3 lessons learnt from healthcare improvers worldwide: The International Forum 2018

The International Forum on Quality and Safety in Healthcare 2018 took place in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, on 2-4 May 2018. It sets out to connect healthcare practitioners and leaders from across the globe, sharing improvement ideas and promoting research on quality and safety, with the aim to improve outcomes for patients. Dr Julie Reed, Rachel Matthews and Sophie Spitters attended representing the NIHR CLAHRC Northwest London (NIHR CLAHRC NWL) team. Based on their experience at the International Forum 2018, they share their top 3 lessons learnt.

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St Luke’s Hospice Woodgrange Centre: Applying Quality Improvement Methods in Hospice

Frail people at end of life need rapid access to palliative care services. CLAHRC NWL were commissioned by St. Luke’s hospice to use the systematic approach to quality improvement (QI) to improve access to end of life day services, create... Continue Reading →

November Newsletter: Co-creating knowledge through quality improvement: a case study in mental health

Over the past 3 and half years CLAHRC Northwest London has been working in partnership with a mental health team to improve the physical health of people with a serious mental illness, based on current best practice and evidence. Initially... Continue Reading →

What’s happening in Health Services Research? My experiences at HSR UK 2017

The Health Services Research (HSR) UK Symposium 2017 took place in Nottingham this year on the 6th and 7th of July. It’s an annual symposium that brings together researchers and the people with an invested interest in this research, including... Continue Reading →

Quality Improvement and… Frontiers of Improvement Science

As an emerging multi-disciplinary field improvement science is in its infancy, with academics and researchers still defining concepts and methods of inquiry. The International Improvement Science and Research Symposium, as part of the annual International Forum on Quality and Safety... Continue Reading →

Quality Improvement and…Improvement Science

Although the debate about what exactly constitutes Improvement Science research continues, The Health Foundation, a leading funder, proposed three distinct categories, providing a helpful way of understanding Improvement Science and the research that is being undertaken in this emerging field:... Continue Reading →

Leading Pharmacists Discuss The Deprescribing Debate In New A Themed Journal Issue

CLAHRC NWL’s Dr Julie Reed, Deputy Director and Academic Lead, was interviewed by Harriet Vickers, Multimedia producer from BMJ Quality for her quality improvement podcast about the problem with the PDSA (Plan Do Study Act) paper. The podcast focuses on Harriet Vickers talking ‘to doctors and other healthcare professionals about how they’ve gone about improving […]

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