Quality improvement projects in healthcare


Monday 3 September 2018


Venue Royal Society of Medicine
1 Wimpole Street
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Trainees Section



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about this event

*** this event has been postponed ***

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This course is designed to give junior doctors the confidence to be involved in quality improvement projects in the work environment. Quality improvement projects in healthcare are a diverse entity, which can be applied to all specialities in all healthcare sectors. 

Book your place for practical learning on how to design, lead and manage a quality improvement project, with expert advice on strategies for implementation and modes of finance.

Following on from this meeting is the John Glyn trainees audit prize event. Please submit an abstract below or click here to read more.

Call for abstracts 

The John Glyn trainees audit prize will follow this meeting and call for abstracts are now open.

Submission deadline: Monday 30 July 2018
Meeting date: Monday 3 September 2018
Prize: Oral presentation: 1st - £250, 2nd - £100. Poster presentation: 1st - £100, 2nd - £50
Open to: Trainees from any hospital or primary care specialty 

The John Glyn trainees' prize is awarded for an audit project undertaken during training. Abstracts must be of no more than 200 words including objective, method, results, discussion and conclusion. Applicants must be the primary authors of the original project.

For more information please click the apply button below or email trainees@rsm.ac.uk.


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Session one

8.30 am

Registration, tea and coffee

9.00 am

Welcome and introduction

Dr Asfana Zaman and Dr Rafail Kotronias

9.15 am

Designing a quality improvement project

Dr Soren Kudsk-Iversen, NIHR Academic Clinical Fellow in Anaesthetics, Oxford University Hospitals

9.50 am

Leading and managing a quality improvement project

Dr Afsana Zaman

10.25 pm

Analysis and protocol derivation

Dr Rafail Angelos Kotronias, NIHR Academic Clinical Fellow in Cardiology, Oxford University Hospitals


Tea and coffee break

Session two

11.30 am

The stakeholders involved

Jacqueline Totterdell,  Chief Executive of St George’s University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust


Implementation of change

12.40 pm

Finance of a quality improvement project

Dr Barnabas Gilbert

1.10 pm


Session three

2.00 pm

Breakout sessions x6

4.00 pm

Dragon’s den competition

Dr Afsana Zaman, Dr Daniel M Fountain, Jacqueline Totterdell, Dr Barnabas Gilbert

5.00 pm

Close of meeting

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John Glyn audit prize evening

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Following on from the Trainees Section day 'Quality improvement projects in healthcare' meeting, the John Glyn trainees audit prize evening is a free evening meeting to support and learn from other trainees who have entered an abstract on an audit project undertaken during training. You will hear oral presentations from shortlisted applicants and view a poster presentation exhibition.

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organiser's details

For information on this event, contact Lucy MorrissTel: 02072902980 Email: trainees@rsm.ac.uk arrow