Great PhD funding opportunity https://www.sgsss.ac.uk/studentships/open-competition/ get in touch if you’re interested in studying within the SISCC network. Check out our website https://siscc.dundee.ac.uk or follow us on Twitter @EBimprovement
There is evidence that medical students have the potential to actively initiate, lead and bring about change through quality improvement within healthcare organisations.
Antibiotic resistance is one of the greatest challenges facing mankind. We risk a future of common infections and minor injuries once again proving fatal – plus longer hospital stays and higher medical costs. Some infections are already no longer treatable with current drugs. Around 700,000 people die each year around the world as a result, and some studies predict […]
We are delighted to welcome two new PhD students to the SISCC team: Julie McLaren and Anne-Marie Craig. Julie’s PhD research will focus on large scale education in the areas of care and compassion and reducing inequalities. Julie is based at the University of Stirling and her project is supervised by Professor Jayne Donaldson and Dr […]
SISCC Lead for Improvement Science Methods, Professor Bruce Guthrie, played a key role in a recently published study that shows GP funding disadvantages people in deprived areas.
Professor Kevin Rooney, SISCC Lead for Training and Development, has been awarded a Scottish Health Award. He has been awarded in the ‘doctor’ category, which is for individual doctors providing NHS medical care for people in Scotland. The awards ceremony took place on Wednesday 4th November in Edinburgh to “give recognition to those who work […]
Professor Mary Renfrew (SISCC Director) is visiting Kings College London on 5th November to talk about SISCC as part of the King’s Improvement Science Seminar Series. The seminar will explore the need for new evidence in the field of improvement science and will share the lessons learned from the first year of work in the […]
We are inviting applications for a fully funded PhD studentship to explore the topic of research-informed change in the Scottish NHS. The studentship will be hosted jointly by the Universities of Dundee and St Andrews. More details can be viewed on the RURU website.
Shona Robison MSP, Cabinet Secretary for Health, Wellbeing and Sport, launched the SISCC at a special event at the Apex City Quay Hotel and Spa in Dundee, attended by a national and international audience of health and social care professionals, researchers, advocacy groups and services users, and policy makers.