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 […]

Leading orthopaedic surgeon appointed as GIRFT ambassador

The Getting It Right First Time (GIRFT) programme has appointed a leading orthopaedic surgeon to work as a clinical ambassador in its London regional hub. Mr Vinay Takwale, chief of the division of surgery at Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, will work with clinicians and managers from some of the 23 trusts in the London […]