Quality improvement (QI) is increasingly recognised to be integral to clinical practice. In the UK, national initiatives to improve quality have included both externally-imposed pay-for-performance in the Quality and Outcomes Framework (QOF),
Author Archive | Gillian Clark
Increasing demand for outpatient appointments (OPA) is a global challenge for healthcare providers. Non-attendance rates are high, not least because of the challenges of attending hospital OPAs due to transport difficulties, cost, poor health, caring and work responsibilities. Digital solutions may help ameliorate these challenges.
This year, THIS Space will take place on 25 November. It will be an entirely online event, with a great mix of different formats and opportunities for participation, interaction, networking, and sharing. The event is open to all and free to attend
The University of Dundee is seeking to appoint two new lay members to The Court, the University of Dundee’s Governing Body
New resource to support social service workers to have conversations about death and dying
Pharmacist and Data-Driven Quality Improvement in Primary Care (P-DQIP): a qualitative study of anticipated implementation factors informed by the Theoretical Domains Framework
Healthcare Improvement Scotland share the findings of a rapid literature review they commissioned about interventions to reduce unplanned admission to hospital of community dwelling adults.
Following recent confirmation of funding of this programme, initially until October 2020, HIS are now looking to recruit to a National Programme Director to lead this high profile programme.
The Chief Medical Officer for Scotland, Dr Catherine Calderwood, is hosting her annual Realistic Medicine conference. The conference will provide an opportunity for a range of professionals to come together and share their Realistic Medicine experiences and learning.
Enrolment is now open for our free online course exploring the impact and delivery of compassionate care.