My experience of being a GP Research FellowDr Nicholas Fernandez writes about his experience as a GP Research Fellow and explains why research is a great opportunity to not only design change but evidence the reason for that change.
Why become a GP or primary care researcher?In this article Jane Wilcock, GP, educator and researcher at Silverdale Medical Centre Salford writes about her experience as a GP researcher, not funded and doing research in her own time.
CPRD/RCGP QI Patient Safety ReportsOn 2017 I signed our practice, Lockside Medical Centre to CPRD, a research initiative, funded by MHRA/NIHR, that routinely collects anonymised patient data from practices to support innovative public health research. Though my motives were initially altruistic, signing up turned out to bring other benefits.
Join the improvement science movement in 2019Haelo’s flagship Improvement Science for Leaders (IS4L) programme is a year-long course that supports teams to develop, deliver, and sustain improvements in their organisations and across the NHS. Find out how you can join the improvement science movement in 2019.
Is your practice ready for improvement?My experience has shown me the two most important features in context are time and teamwork. Getting your whole team together to focus on an area of work, where everyone gets to input their thoughts can be very helpful.
This is Manchester, we do things differently here"This is Manchester, we do things differently here”, how often in recent months has that quote by Tony Wilson been referenced? But when it comes to supporting General Practice in Greater Manchester it definitely applies.
What do you think about the website?Whether you have been involved in quality improvement for a while or just want to find out more, we are interested to know whether the website is supporting you in your journey and helping you to connect to colleagues across the Greater Manchester who are working to improve quality in primary care.