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; neonatal intensive care; paediatrics orthopaedic (trauma and elective) surgery. A fourth consultant has been appointed as clinical advisor to the […]

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 […]

GIRFT’s regional neurology meetings get under way

The Getting It Right First Time (GIRFT) programme has launched a series of regional neurology meetings as it begins work on assessing neurological services in England. The first of 24 meetings bringing together clinicians from hospitals associated with the country’s major neuroscience centres launched in Sussex on 17 January 2019. The aim is to benchmark […]