Getting It Right First Time in stroke services

GIRFT team working with stakeholders to improve the patient pathway It’s Action on Stroke Month throughout May, and the team from the Getting It Right First Time (GIRFT) stroke programme are travelling the country visiting regions and working with trusts on ways to deliver better stroke services for patients in a sustainable network. Led by […]

GIRFT and National Orthopaedic Alliance help to improve coding accuracy

Clinical coding training for non-clinical coders The National Orthopaedic Alliance is joining up with the Getting It Right First Time (GIRFT) clinical coding team for a series of workshops designed to improve data accuracy. The first event is being held at the Birmingham Conference and Events Centre (BCEC) in Hill Street, Birmingham, on 24 May, […]

Meet the GIRFT rheumatology team

The GIRFT rheumatology team will be at the British Society for Rheumatology annual conference in Birmingham from 30 April to 2 May 2019. GIRFT clinical leads Dr Lesley Kay, Dr Peter Lanyon and Prof Alex MacGregor, along with their project manager Rachel Davies, will be on hand to answer any questions relating to the programme and […]

United Lincolnshire Hospitals sees hot and cold orthopaedic success

United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust (ULHT) has moved to split site working for trauma and orthopaedic (T&O) surgery, following a successful six-month trial. ULHT is one of eight sites across the country trialling the ‘hot and cold’ model, which was recommended by Professor Briggs in the GIRFT orthopaedic surgery national report in 2015. The object […]