Atrial Fibrillation (AF) is the most common sustained cardiac arrhythmia in the UK. 1.4 million people are affected with AF in England, with up to 425,000 people undiagnosed and untreated, 4,949 of which are based in Hounslow borough, West London. AF Prevalence in Hounslow during 2015/2016... Continue Reading →
NIHR CLAHRC NWL's Learning and Improvement Fellow, Vimal Sriram, works in the Collaborative Learning and Partnerships Theme, focusing on building capacity and capability of patients, clinical, non-clinical and academic staff in the use of the CLAHRC NWL systematic approach for quality improvement... Continue Reading →
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.
The 10th annual BMJ Awards showcasing and inspiring excellence in healthcare took place on the 10th May 2018 at Park Plaza Westminster Bridge London. There were 250 entries across 15 categories, including cancer care, diagnostics, emergency care, and mental health.... Continue Reading →
The 10th annual BMJ Awards showcasing and inspiring excellence in healthcare takes place tonight on the 10th May 2018. The awards will take place at the Park Plaza Westminster Bridge London where two NIHR CLAHRC NWL’s Affiliated Improvement Project teams... Continue Reading →
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 →
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 →