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 →
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 →
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 […]