Clinical research in primary careIn this video members of the Clinial Research Network for Greater Manchester explain the wide-ranging benefits of carrying out clinical research in the primary care setting of GP practices and pharmacies.
COPD – Greater Manchester COPD ProgrammeHealth 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
COPD – Living with the conditionPatients 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.
How GPs can get involved in researchIn this video Dr Zishan Ali, a GP in Wokingham, Berkshire, talks about how GPs can get involved in research in the NHS, public health and social care with support from the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR).
Primary Care networksThis animation from NHS England shows how primary care networks of local health services can work together to treat populations of around 30-50,000.
Healthcare hackathonsThis resource explains how the Innovation Agency, the Academic Health Science Network (AHSN) for the North West Coast, can help local healthcare organisations to run their own hackathons, gathering people from different backgrounds to form teams, collaborate within a limited time frame, and focus on a specific problem or idea in healthcare to come up with innovative ideas and solutions.
Spreading the adoption of innovation into practiceIn this video published by The King's Fund Liz Mear, Chief Executive of the Innovation Agency, shares her experiences of working with within Academic Health Sceence Networks (AHSNs) to spread the adoption of innovation into practice across the NHS.
Sharing practical experiences of Quality ImprovementThis webinar hosted by the RCGP on 6 December 2016 gave clinicians a chance to learn about increasing capability using Quality Improvement, and share experiences of what works for them and the challenges they face.
Motivating others to take part in Quality ImprovementThis webinar followed 'Sharing practical experiences of Quality Improvement' and provided more information on the new self accreditation and online website, QI Ready, alongside sharing tips on motivating members of your practice in quality improvement.
The Bromley by Bow centreSir Sam Everington tells us more about the Bromley by Bow Centre which runs over 100 different projects in Tower Hamlets, working with over 2,000 people every month.
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.
Whitedboard video: Model for ImprovementIn these videos Dr Robert Lloyd from the Institute for Healthcare Improvement introduces the Model for Improvement, a tool that ensures that you and your team are very clear and specific about what you want to improve and how you will know if you have been successful.
Whitedboard video: Run chartsIn these videos Dr Robert Lloyd from the Institute for Healthcare Improvement introduces Run charts, a tool that allows practices to analyse data, with minimum use of statistical methods, and helps determine if an improvement has been made.
Whitedboard video: Pareto AnalysisIn this video Dr Robert Lloyd from the Institute for Healthcare Improvement introduces Pareto Analysis, a statistical technique in decision-making used for the selection of a limited number of tasks that produce significant overall effect.
An Illustrated Look at Quality Improvement in Health CareIn this video, Dr. Mike Evans, Associate Professor of Family Medicine and Public Health at the University of Toronto, starts with a simple question: Why should you care about quality improvement? He presents a brief history of QI, then touches on system design, the Model for Improvement, and the familiar challenge, "What can you do by next Tuesday?" - all in less than nine minutes!
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.
QI Session at RCGP Conference 2015In this short video QI experts, Dr Bill Taylor and Dr Joanna Bircher, talk you through how and why GPs and ppractice teams can use Quality Improvement tools and methods to achieve better outcomes for their patients and practices.
Whitedboard video: Force Field AnalysisIn this video Dr Robert Lloyd from the Institute for Healthcare Improvement introduces Force Field Analysis, a tool that helps you to list, discuss and evaluate the various forces for and against a proposed change.
Whitedboard video: Cause and effect diagramsIn this video Dr Robert Lloyd from the Institute for Healthcare Improvement introduces cause and effect diagrams, also known as fishbone diagrams, which are used to help to identify and display the root causes of a problem.
Whitedboard video: Control chartsIn these videos Dr Robert Lloyd from the Institute for Healthcare Improvement introduces control charts, also known as Shewhart charts, which are used to display the measure of interest over time with the mean plotted as an X bar.
Whitedboard video: FlowchartsIn these videos Dr Robert Lloyd from the Institute for Healthcare Improvement introduces flowcharts, a tool used to depict the sequence of movements or actions of people or things involved in a complex system or activity.
Whitedboard video: PDSA cyclesIn these videos Dr Robert Lloyd from the Institute for Healthcare Improvement introduces the Plan-Do-Study-Act (PDSA) approach, a technique that allows change to be introduced in a considered way but on a small and manageable scale, measuring the ‘before’ and ‘after’ effects of each change, and provides evidence to assist in maintaining the changes that work.
Whitedboard video: Driver diagramsIn this video Dr Robert Lloyd from the Institute for Healthcare Improvement introduces driver diagrams, which are used to helps you to translate a high level improvement goal into a logical set of underpinning causes or drivers.