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Author: Royal College of General Practitioners

Found 36 resources with the Author: Royal College of General Practitioners on the website. This page displays the first 10 results. To display more please click the "Show all" button at the bottom of the page.
  • Personalised Care InstituteThe Personalised Care Institute is a virtual training hub for all health and care staff to access a wide-range of flexible and accredited elearning courses and gain the knowledge and confidence to provide Personalised Care to their patients.
  • Guidance on home visits during the Coronavirus pandemicThis resource published by the RCGP provides helpful guidance to general practice staff about home visits during the Coronavirus pandemic.
  • Quality improvement: prescribing and patient safety reportsThe RCGP and Clinical Practice Research Datalink (CPRD) have developed confidential bespoke practice and patient-level drug prescribing reports, available for free for GP practices contributing to CPRD.
  • Primary care developmentThis briefing outlines training and masterclasses organised by the Royal College of General Practitioners for non clinical practice staff working in primary care. Whether you’re looking to train non-clinical practice staff, further develop your practice managers or seeking to improve or support practices, the RCGP is here as your independent, critical-friend to support and facilitate.
  • Quality Improvement Project (QIP) Guidance for GP TraineesThe RCGP has produced some guidance for GP Trainees completing a Quality Improvement Project (QIP) as part of their training. Engagement with Quality Improvement activities is a mandatory part of the curriculum for GP trainees (‘Gold Guide’ Reference Guide for Postgraduate Specialty Training in the ...
  • QI Ready eLearning modulesThe RCGP has produced eLearning modules to compliment the QI Ready network and self-accreditation process. There are a suite of three modules that will assist you in better understanding quality improvement methodologies.
  • Forcefield analysisForcefield analysis is an improvement tool that helps you to list, discuss and evaluate the various forces for and against a proposed change.
  • Context checklist for QI ProjectThe context checklist breaks down context into nine elements. Consider each in turn and decide whether they are applicable to your situation, and whether any action is required.
  • Webinar – The experience of improving diabetes careThis webinar explored issues surrounding improving the diabetes care using Quality Improvement methods and tools. The webinar gives an introduction to QI tools and methods, looks at their use in practice setting, and points to available resources.
  • Presentation on safety netting for cancer diagnosis in primary careThis presentation introduces safety netting for cancer diagnosis in primary care and aims to support healthcare professionals to detect cancers earlier and minimise delayed diagnoses.
  • Safety netting for cancer diagnosis in primary careThis brief guide to safety netting for cancer diagnosis in primary care aims to support healthcare professionals to detect cancers earlier and minimise delayed diagnoses.
  • Resources for Cancer Significant Event Analysis training sessionsThis collection of resources are designed to support general practices to deliver effective Cancer Significant Event Analysis training sessions.
  • Significant Event Analysis GP Guide: Early Diagnosis of CancerThis guide will support GPs and colleagues in primary care teams to undertake an effective Cancer Significant Event Analysis (SEA), and identify any potential improvements in practice systems using documentation or proactive safety netting.
  • Example cancer singnificant event analyses with thematic analysisThese fictional example cancer singnificant event analyses (SEAs) demonstrate a varying range of quality. Each contains detailed notes showing both positive and negative examples of reflection, subsequent actions, and impacts following a cancer diagnosis.
  • Training resources for completing an effective cancer significant event analysisThis collection of resources have been developed with a 'train the trainer' approach as a guide to the process involved in completing an effective cancer significant event analysis (SEA).
  • Quality improvement and diabetes careThis presentation can be used during a training session to introduce QI tools and methods to the teams who care for patients with diabetes.
  • Evaluation toolsThese evaluation tools can be used to help you to evaluate your quality improvement work, learning what has gone well, what could be improved, and plan the next steps of your work.
  • Multi practice quality improvement project planThis Excel spreadsheet tool will help you to plan and monitor the progress of your quality improvement project across several practices.
  • Model for improvement for diabetesDo you want to introduce a change to improve diabetes care? If so, the model for improvement for diabetes allows you to plan and test the change.
  • Clinical Practice Research Datalink PilotThis RCGP project aims to develop innovative uses of primary care data that will improve the quality of care delivered to patients. This will support and facilitate quality improvement via data reports tailored to individual practice populations.
  • Significant Event AuditSignificant Event Audit - also called Significant Event Review or Analysis - is an increasingly routine part of general practice. It is a technique to reflect on and learn from individual cases to improve quality of care overall.
  • QI Ready self-accreditationQI Ready is a self approval tool to assist you in better understanding quality improvement methodologies. It offers clear examples of QI in practice and will help you to improve your knowledge and skills in this field.
  • Data sources useful for QIA reference sheet detailing using data sources of comparative data.
  • Process mapping for diabetesThis process map offers a visual representation of all the steps in the process of caring for patients living with diabetes, from diagnosis of diabetes to annual review.
  • Quality Improvement Toolkit for Diabetes CareThis toolkit published by the RCGP aims to support quality improvements in diabetes care. The material is mainly specific for diabetes care but also includes generic QI mini guides.
  • National chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) audit programme: Primary care report for England 2014–15This summary report has been published as part of the National COPD Audit Programme. It details national data relating to primary-care-delivered COPD care in England.
  • Quality improvement posters from RCGP Annual Conference 2016A number of Quality Improvement abstracts and posters were submitted to the 2016 RCGP Annual Conference. You can view them, and the posters and abstracts from other categories, here.
  • Executive summary for national COPD audit programme 2016The report, commissioned by HQIP as part of the National Clinical Audit Programme and carried out by the Royal College of Physicians, uses data provided by 280 practices across Wales, including 48,105 COPD patients, the report highlights areas for quality improvement and sets out a series of key priorities for both general practices and Health Boards.
  • National Diabetes Audit Quality Improvement Programme ReportThis report summarises the results and conclusions of a primary care diabetes quality improvement programme commissioned by NHS Digital and conducted by the Royal College of General Practitioners between June 2015 and September 2016.
  • Fishbone diagram for diabetes careIf you are trying to work out why patients don’t turn up for review or why the treatment target for blood pressure is not being met, then the Fishbone diagram for diabetes care can help you.
  • Context checklist for diabetes careConsidering context and culture first will allow quality improvements to flourish. The context checklist allows practice teams to consider what needs to be in place to encourage improvement in diabetes care.
  • Early Diagnosis of Cancer Significant Event Analysis ToolkitThis toolkit aims to support GPs, practice staff and commissioners in conducting high quality cancer Significant Event Analysis (SEA) with the aim of improving patient outcomes in the early diagnosis of cancer.
  • Clinical Audit Surgery PostersThe RCGP has produced a series of posters and animations in partnership with the London College of Communication to promote effective clinical audits in GP surgeries.
  • General Practice Nurse competency frameworkThis competency framework addresses the common core competencies and the wider range of skills, knowledge and behaviours a nurse needs, to be a fully proficient General Practice Nurse (GPN).
  • Cancer Significant Event Audit Peer Review pilotThis joint initiative undertaken by the RCGP, the National Cancer Action Team and Macmillan Cancer Support, offered anonymised external peer assessment of Significant Event Audits of cancer diagnosis.
  • Improving access, responding to patients: A ‘how-to’ guide for GP practicesThis guide is a celebration of some of this good practice, sharing the successes and signposting real examples of things that have proven to work, things that make a real difference for patients and the working lives of our staff.
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