Clinical Ambassadors appointed to support local NHS Trusts

Getting It Right First Time (GIRFT), a programme designed to improve clinical quality and efficiency within the NHS by reducing unwarranted variation, has appointed 17 leading clinicians to join its regional implementation teams as Clinical Ambassadors. The Clinical Ambassadors will work with clinicians and senior managers at local NHS Trusts to improve quality of care […]

GIRFT Appoints Leads for Pathology Review

Simon Knowles, Tom Lewis, Marion Wood and Martin Myers to head up workstream Simon Knowles, Tom Lewis and Marion Wood have been appointed as Joint Clinical Leads for the GIRFT review of pathology, alongside Senior Clinical Advisor Martin Myers. The top clinicians have been appointed with the endorsement of the Royal College of Pathologists and […]

GIRFT vascular surgery national report published

Click here to read the full report > Health Minister Stephen Barclay said: “These important recommendations from Professor Mike Horrocks could not only save the lives of 100 patients a year, but get vascular patients quicker test results, shorter waiting times and better recoveries, all while saving the NHS £16 million. I urge trusts across […]

GIRFT recruiting top surgeons to lead trauma and plastic surgery

The Getting It Right First Time (GIRFT) programme is advertising vacancies for leading surgeons to join as Clinical Leads for trauma and Clinical Lead for plastic surgery. Clinical Leads will lead a project to compile a data and insight driven report into trauma services or plastic surgery services, which is then followed up by trust […]