HSJ Award nomination for Veteran Aware programme

The Veterans Covenant Healthcare Alliance (VCHA) has been shortlisted for a Health Service Journal (HSJ) award for its work in improving NHS care for members of the armed forces community. Led by a steering group of healthcare and military representatives, and delivered by the Getting It Right First Time programme (GIRFT), the VCHA supports NHS […]

Join us at NHS Expo in Manchester

Getting It Right First Time (GIRFT) is teaming up with NHS RightCare to run a series of informative and interactive speaker sessions at this year’s two-day NHS Health and Care Innovation Expo event in Manchester. The two improvement programmes are hosting the Clinical Improvement Zone at the event, which takes place on Wednesday, 4 September […]

GIRFT starts work on lung cancer review

The Getting It Right First Time (GIRFT) programme has appointed a team of specialist clinicians to lead a national review into services for lung cancer patients. Run in collaboration with NHS England, and in line with the ambitions of the NHS Long Term Plan, the latest GIRFT review is bringing together expert clinicians to help […]

GIRFT’s litigation work supports NHS Patient Safety Strategy

One of the key objectives from the new NHS Patient Safety Strategy – enhanced learning from litigation – is being supported by the GIRFT programme. NHS England and NHS Improvement published the strategy last month, aiming to “significantly improve the way we learn, treat staff and involve patients”. GIRFT is working closely with NHS Resolution […]