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18Aug, 2016

QI days a success – Summer Newsletter – Download Here

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Great feedback from local  QI days Thank you all for attending the local Quality Improvement days. We had a great turn out and learnt a lot about what you have been doing. You have been busy! We have a list of some of the key points that stood out for us during the days in the three AHSN regions below. If you can think of any others then let us know and we can add them into a further newsletter. KSS – East Sussex hospital have made a stamp to […]
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17May, 2016

Spring Newsletter is out! Download here!

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ELC SPRING NEWSLETTER Thank you for attending the second cross-collaborative event in Reading on the 2nd March 2016. It was another full agenda with very interesting talks from Jane Carthey on Human Factors. The main focus of the day was on sepsis with Dr Alex Goodwin presenting key findings from the recent NCEPOD ‘Just Say Sepsis’ report as well as sepsis work carried out in various trusts. We hope to revisit the sepsis work that you may have carried out at your trust at the local June meeting. The day […]
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23Jan, 2016

January Newsletter

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Issue 2, Winter 2015/16 Happy New Year from ELC It has been a busy 2015 and we look forward to more collaborative events and shared learning for the ELC teams. Local Quality Improvement (QI) events The Emergency Laparotomy Collaborative held the first round of Local QI events in November 2015 across the 3 AHSNs. These sessions were a great opportunity for Trust teams to get together and to familiarise themselves with their NELA data using the ELC run-chart maker tool. There were also presentations on systems thinking and process mapping, […]
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24Sep, 2015

What to Expect from the ELC Launch Event

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It’s less than a week now until our launch event at the Crowne Plaza in Reading, and we are excited to share our ambitions for the project. When you arrive at 9:30am you will register and have an opportunity to mingle with other delegates over a cup of coffee. At 10am the talks begin. Over the course of the day you will hear from six experts in a variety of fields. Talks will include: An introduction from Dr Nial Quiney, the Principal Investigator for the ELC An in-depth look at […]
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22Sep, 2015

Launching the Emergency Laparotomy Collaborative

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To introduce our collaborative to all hospitals involved in the three Academic Health Science Networks (Kent, Surrey and Sussex, Wessex and West of England), we are holding a launch event for the ELC at the Crowne Plaza in Reading on Tuesday 29th September. We would like to invite you to attend this day of education about the Collaborative. We hope that by the end of the day you will have a thorough understanding of the aims of the ELC, how we came to develop the ELC, and how we intend […]
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