Positive response to regional stroke events

The north of England recently played host to two successful regional stroke events led by Getting It Right First Time (GIRFT) clinical lead Deb Lowe and senior clinical advisor David Hargroves. The events were part of a series of regional stroke meetings taking place around the country, bringing together the providers of stroke services to discuss […]

GIRFT appoints clinicians to lead new paediatric and neonatal workstreams

The Getting It Right First Time (GIRFT) programme has recruited leading clinicians to steer new workstreams focusing on paediatric and neonatal care. Three consultants have been appointed to lead on reviews for: paediatric critical care; neonatology; paediatrics orthopaedic (trauma and elective) surgery. A fourth consultant has been appointed as clinical advisor to the paediatric critical […]

GIRFT Chair appointed to top NHS role

Professor Tim Briggs, Chair of the Getting It Right First Time (GIRFT) programme, has been appointed to the new role of National Director of Clinical Improvement for the NHS. Professor Briggs was formerly National Director of Clinical Quality and Efficiency at NHS Improvement and heads up the GIRFT programme, which aims to improve the quality […]