RCVS Knowledge - Evidence-based Veterinary Medicine
Care bundles - Helen Ballantyne and Pam Mosedale

Care bundles - Helen Ballantyne and Pam Mosedale

September 13, 2021

Care bundles are a group of evidence-based practices that relate to a disease or a set of symptoms, that result in better outcomes when executed altogether than if implemented individually.

In this podcast, Helen Ballantyne, who is a dual-qualified medical and veterinary nurse, draws upon her experience in human nursing to explain to Pam Mosedale why veterinary teams should be implementing care bundles to save time, promote teamwork, and improve patient outcomes. 

 

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Access all the content from the first series of the QI Boxset here. 

Incivility and the impact on patient care - Dr Laura Playforth and Pam Mosedale

Incivility and the impact on patient care - Dr Laura Playforth and Pam Mosedale

July 5, 2021
Evidence suggests that incivility can increase errors and have a knock-on domino effect that impacts the whole team.
 
In this podcast, Professional Standards Director at Vets Now Laura Playforth discusses how incivility can impact patient care and outcomes.
 
QI Boxset: Clinical Governance and the Code of Conduct. Melissa Donald & Pam Mosedale

QI Boxset: Clinical Governance and the Code of Conduct. Melissa Donald & Pam Mosedale

April 19, 2021

In this episode of the QI Boxset series, Melissa Donald, Chair of RCVS Standards Committee and RCVS Junior Vice-President, explains why Clinical Governance is a Code of Conduct requirement for vets and nurses, in a chat with Pam Mosedale.

 

The new QI Boxset series aims to provide practices and practitioners with guidance on establishing a quality improvement structure in practice. The entire series will be made available on our new e-learning platform this Spring. Read the press release. 

 

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QI Boxset: WhatsApp journal clubs. Rachael Bacon

QI Boxset: WhatsApp journal clubs. Rachael Bacon

April 16, 2021

In this episode of the QI Boxset series, Rachael Bacon RVN, explains the benefits of group chat journal clubs.

 

The new QI Boxset series aims to provide practices and practitioners with guidance on establishing a quality improvement structure in practice. The entire series will be made available on our new e-learning platform this Spring. Read the press release. 

 

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QI Boxset: Setting up QI in practice. Lizzy Whiting & Pam Mosedale

QI Boxset: Setting up QI in practice. Lizzy Whiting & Pam Mosedale

April 12, 2021

In this episode of the QI Boxset series, Lizzy Whiting, Highly Commended in the 2020 Knowledge Awards, chats to Pam Mosedale, our QI Clinical Lead, about her experiences of setting up QI in practice. 

 

The new QI Boxset series aims to provide practices and practitioners with guidance on establishing a quality improvement structure in practice. The entire series will be made available on our new e-learning platform this Spring. Read the press release. 

 

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QI Boxset: Clients’ view of QI. Caroline Freedman & Pam Mosedale

QI Boxset: Clients’ view of QI. Caroline Freedman & Pam Mosedale

April 9, 2021

In this episode of the QI Boxset series, Pam Mosedale, our QI Clinical Lead, chats to Caroline Freedman, the representative for pet owners on the RCVS’ Practice Standards group, about whether clients care if practices are participating in QI activities.

 

The new QI Boxset series aims to provide practices and practitioners with guidance on establishing a quality improvement structure in practice. The entire series will be made available on our new e-learning platform this Spring. Read the press release. 

 

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QI Boxset: Communication in practice. John Williams & Pam Mosedale

QI Boxset: Communication in practice. John Williams & Pam Mosedale

April 7, 2021

In this episode of the QI Boxset series, Pam Mosedale, our QI Clinical Lead, chats to Professor John Williams, National Surgical Lead at Vets Now, about systems and meetings to aid communication in practice. 

 

The new QI Boxset series aims to provide practices and practitioners with guidance on establishing a quality improvement structure in practice. The entire series will be made available on our new e-learning platform this Spring. Read the press release. 

 

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QI Boxset: Why is QI important in veterinary practice? Pam Mosedale & Angela Rayner

QI Boxset: Why is QI important in veterinary practice? Pam Mosedale & Angela Rayner

March 31, 2021

In this episode of the QI Boxset series, Pam Mosedale, our QI Clinical Lead, chats to Angela Rayner, Director of QI at CVS, about why QI is so important in practice.

 

The new QI Boxset series aims to provide practices and practitioners with guidance on establishing a quality improvement structure in practice. The entire series will be made available on our new e-learning platform this Spring. Read the press release. 

 

Read the transcript. 

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