The Getting It Right First Time (GIRFT) programme has recruited a second leading clinician for its mental health workstream. Dr Guy Northover joins clinical lead Dr Sridevi Kalidindi in the national review of mental health. Dr Northover will focus on Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS), while Dr Kalidindi leads on Mental Health Rehabilitation. […]
The Getting It Right In Emergency Care advice pack has been produced by the GIRFT programme in collaboration with the Emergency Care Intensive Support Team (ECIST.) The advice pack aims to encourage the implementation of existing good practice, but setting out examples of interventions that NHS trusts can adopt to improve patient flow and help to […]
As part of the ‘Improving Care’ feature zone, jointly with Rightcare and the Elective Care Transformation Programme, GIRFT will be showcasing how we are using a clinically-led approach to tackling unwanted variation in all of our specialities across the country. We will also be demonstrating how we are working closely together with the other two […]
David Richens, GIRFT Clinical Lead and author of the national report on cardiothoracic surgery, has announced his retirement. David joined GIRFT in 2016 as National Clinical Lead for cardiothoracic surgery after a long career as a surgeon, including work in service development, clinical leadership and standards setting.