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GIRFT review of mental health gets under way

The Getting It Right First Time (GIRFT) programme is about to begin pilot visits in its adult crisis and acute mental health workstream, meeting the teams in England’s mental health trusts for the first time. Dr Ian Davidson, GIRFT’s clinical lead for adult crisis and acute mental health and a consultant general adult psychiatrist at […]

High commendation for veterans work at HSJ Awards 2019

The Veterans Covenant Healthcare Alliance (VCHA), which is delivered by GIRFT, has been highly commended at the Health Service Journal (HSJ) Awards for its work in improving NHS care for members of the armed forces community. The glittering black-tie event – hosted by actor James Nesbitt at the Battersea Evolution Centre in London – saw […]

GIRFT symposium highlights improvements in care at University Hospitals Plymouth

Around 200 guests gathered in Plymouth for University Hospitals Plymouth NHS Trust’s (UHP) first Getting It Right First Time (GIRFT) symposium. Organised by the team at the trust, the event saw colleagues from across the south west visiting Derriford Hospital to hear examples of service transformation across a range of clinical specialties. Lord Carter of […]