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Join our team – Research Assistant in Health Science

Closing date – 15 January 2018 http://www.jobs.ac.uk/job/BGO429/research-assistant-in-health-science/    

Improving communication at handover and transfer reduces retained swabs in maternity services

A quality improvement project undertaken in partnership with Oxford University Hospitals maternity services has been published by the European Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology and Reproductive Medicine and is now available via open access using the following link. The project started in September 2015 when a review of previous near misses and never events demonstrated […]

Oxford PSC at Patient First 2017

The Team have been to Patient First this week.  You may have seen our posters in the poster zone.  If you missed the poster zone or you want more information please see below: Improving outcomes for care home residents with hydration Improving safety along the paediatric gastrostomy pathway: a new regional programme Quality improvement – […]

Hydration in Care Homes

The Hydration in Care Homes project in partnership with Windsor Ascot and Maidenhead CCG has won 3 PrescQIPP awards noting the improved outcomes for residents from the pilot 4 care homes. These are NHS awards for innovation in medicines optimisation. The awards jointly won are: Best Patient Safety Award 2017 Best Interface Award 2017 Best […]

Patient First: preventing harm, improving care day 2

ExCeL, London This is the second day of the UK’s largest annual patient safety event where the Oxford AHSN Patient Safety Collaborative joins forces with the 14 other PSCs covering England on a shared stand. Read more about the first day content here. We will present a number of posters with a particular focus on tackling […]

Patient First: preventing harm, improving care

ExCeL, London 21 November 2017 The Oxford AHSN Patient Safety Collaborative joins forces with the 14 other PSCs covering England on a shared stand at the UK’s largest annual patient safety event. We will present a number of posters with a particular focus on tackling sepsis and safety in maternity. Oxford AHSN Patient Safety Lead Katherine […]

Emergency clinicians share best practice at regional patient safety learning event

Around 30 people working in emergency departments across the Oxford AHSN region got together for the first time on 21 September 2017 to share problems and solutions towards delivering better patient care. Among those attending were representatives from Buckinghamshire Healthcare, Royal Berkshire, Frimley Health and Oxford University Hospitals trusts. The event at the Kassam Stadium, […]

Quality Improvement in Healthcare – the case for change

Explore new and better ways of organising health and social care services, to improve quality, with this free online course from the University of Bath. This 6-week online course is next due to start on 4 September 2017.  The topics covered are: Complexity and quality improvement in health and social care Quality improvement theory: the Model […]

PG Certificate in Supervision of Applied Psychological Practice – Extended deadline

This is an exciting opportunity for those who use psychological principles in their work to complete a 1 year post-graduate certificate, validated by the University of Oxford, starting in October 2017. This innovative, inter-disciplinary course provides high quality training in the key skills required to be an effective supervisor, drawing on a range of models, […]

Opportunities to join the Oxford AHSN Q community open on 3 August 2017

Opportunities to join Q for people working or volunteering in the Oxford Academic Health Science Network region (Berkshire, Oxfordshire, Buckinghamshire and Milton Keynes) will be open from 3 August – 11 September 2017. Q is an initiative connecting people who have health and care improvement expertise across the UK. It is led by the Health Foundation […]

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