GIRFT welcomes publication of the NHS Long Term Plan

The Getting It Right First Time programme has welcomed the publication of the NHS Long Term Plan, which recognises the important role the programme is playing in putting patients first and reducing unwarranted variations in the NHS. The plan, published by NHS England, aims to save 500,000 lives with action on serious conditions and investment […]

New Year’s Honours recognise GIRFT Clinician

Dr Sridevi Kalidindi, GIRFT Clinical lead for mental health (rehabilitation) has had her appointment as an Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (CBE) announced in the New Year’s Honours list for services to rehabilitation psychiatry. Dr Kalidindi said: “I feel very honoured to have been made a CBE and am grateful […]

GIRFT appoints third mental health clinician to lead national review

The Getting It Right First Time (GIRFT) programme has appointed a third clinician, Dr Ian Davidson, to complete its three-way approach to reviewing mental health services. Dr Davidson joins GIRFT to focus on Crisis and Acute Adult Mental Health. He is currently a consultant psychiatrist at Cheshire and Wirral Partnership NHS Foundation Trust, and a […]