RCVS Knowledge Podcasts
Margaret Mary Devaney and Anita Malana: QI, Safety Systems and Just Culture in the NHS

Margaret Mary Devaney and Anita Malana: QI, Safety Systems and Just Culture in the NHS

May 29, 2019

Margaret Mary Devaney, Assistant Director for Quality and Risk at East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust, and Anita Malana, Team Leader for Trauma, Orthopaedics and Private Theatres at the Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust, draw on personal experiences to give a thought-provoking overview of quality improvement, approaches to safety and a learning culture in the NHS.

This emotive presentation was made at RCVS Knowledge’s National Summit for Supporting Quality Improvement in Veterinary Care 2019.

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How the NHS has embraced Quality Improvement

How the NHS has embraced Quality Improvement

December 6, 2017

Dr Bill Taylor gives a captivating plenary on ‘Quality Improvement and the NHS’, outlining some of the basics of quality improvement and its history.

 

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Check, 1, 2. Making a Safer Patient Experience

Check, 1, 2. Making a Safer Patient Experience

December 6, 2017

Matt McMillan, Principal Clinical Anaesthetist and Critical Care Co-ordinator at Queen’s Veterinary School Hospital, delivers his talk on checklists, revealing the underlying reason why they are necessary and delving into their war-time history.

What Person Doesn’t Make a Mistake?

What Person Doesn’t Make a Mistake?

December 6, 2017

Lizzie Lockett, the newly appointed CEO of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons, presents a plenary session about the importance of adopting a learning culture. 

Bradley Viner: Quality Improvement Project

Bradley Viner: Quality Improvement Project

December 6, 2017

Dr Bradley Viner, Chair of our Quality Improvement Advisory Board, discusses the importance of embedding quality improvement in the profession, and introduces our Quality Improvement Project.