- This document provides guidance for general practices on managing patients with respiratory conditions remotely via either telephone or video consultations.
- This course aims to enhance the competence and confidence of registered practitioners new to working with a General Practice surgery, as autonomous professionals.
- Health Innovation Manchester is bringing together resources from the NHS, social care and pharmaceutical industry to ensure that every person with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) has access to equitable, high quality care. This clinician-led learning tool aims to support local GP practices in the care of patients with COPD.2 comments
- Patients in Greater Manchester have lent their voices and stories to a new Aardman animation, the creators of “Wallace & Gromit”, focused on Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD). The film sees COPD patients discuss experience of living with the condition and the importance of having a voice in their care, all while animated as a variety of animals and pets.
- e-Learning for Healthcare offers an extensive catalogue of e-learning programmes that enhance traditional learning, support existing teaching methods and provide a valuable reference point which can be accessed anytime, anywhere.
- Planning for every breath is the second of the Welsh COPD primary care audit reports and presents data relating to primary-care-delivered COPD care in Wales. The first Welsh primary care audit report was published in October 2016. A quality improvement (QI)-focused slide set, as well as seven local health board specific reports depicting results at ... Read more
- The 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.
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.
- The 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.
Healthcare science transforming patient care: Case studies from the National Healthcare Science Quality Improvement Champions GroupThis brochure contains a selection of case studies submitted by the membership of the QIC group to promote their contribution to transforming healthcare science services out in the community and ultimately improving patient care.
Understanding quality improvement at scale in general practice: A qualitative evaluation of a COPD improvement programmeA growing body of knowledge exists to guide efforts to improve the organisation and delivery of health care, most of which is based on work carried out in hospitals. It is uncertain how transferable this knowledge is to primary care.