GIRFT takes a closer look at neurosurgery for children

The Getting It Right First Time (GIRFT) programme has welcomed a new clinician to work on its cranial neurosurgery workstream, looking specifically at neurosurgery for children. Mr Paul May, a consultant neurosurgeon with more than 30 years’ experience, will be working with the GIRFT team as a clinical lead focusing on paediatric neurosurgery. GIRFT is […]

GIRFT Chair to take part in improvement webinar

Getting It Right First Time Chair Professor Tim Briggs is to take part in a webinar on clinical improvement, to support healthcare leaders with the Implementation Framework for the NHS Long Term Plan. Professor Briggs, who is also the NHS national director of clinical improvement, will speak alongside Dawn Chamberlain, programme director for clinical improvement […]

New GIRFT metrics on the Model Hospital

More than 300 people tuned in to a masterclass webinar to learn more about making the most of new metrics from the Getting It Right First Time (GIRFT) programme, now featured on Model Hospital. GIRFT’s chair and the NHS National Director of Clinical Improvement, Professor Tim Briggs, and GIRFT’s senior business intelligence manager, Jamey Barron, […]

Looking at the future of ophthalmology

An audience of more than 60 people met in Cheshire to discuss ophthalmology services across the north west, and the forthcoming GIRFT national report on the specialty. Delegates at the event, which was organised by the GIRFT north west hub team in Ellesmere Port, heard presentations outlining good practice from across the region, ranging from […]