Acute Hospitals Community of Practice

Welcome to the resources page for the Acute Hospitals Community of Practice Knowledge Network Series 2

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Please find the curriculum below:

Date Presentation Guest Presenter
27 September 2018 / 12:30 - 14.00

Developing our community of practice

Rob Cockburn
14 November 2018 / 12:30 - 14:00

Learning from Quality Improvement Projects

Dr Paula Powell
12 December 2018 / 12:30 - 14:00

Emergency care

Dr Catherine Hayle
16 January 2019 / 12:30 - 14:00

Bereavement care after death

Susanna Shouls & Anita Hayes
13 February 2019 / 12:30 - 14:00

ITU and critical care

Dr Carol Davis
13 March 2019 / 12:30 - 14:00

Sustainability COP where next

 TBC
 10 April 2019 / 12:30 - 14:00 Deteriorating patient and clinical uncertainty of recovery  TBC


Series 2 - Acute Hospitals Community of Practice

Week 1 - 27 September 2018

Topic: Developing our community of practice

Week 2 - 14 November 2018

Topic: Learning from Quality Improvement Projects

Week 3 - 12 December  2018

Topic: Learning from the Emergency Care Improvement Programme

Week 4 - 16 January 2019

Topic: Bereavement after Death

  • ECHO Session Recording
  • Master slide set including ' Caring to the end: shining a spot light on bereavement and mortuary services' by Anita Hayes and Susanna Shouls, Hospice UK and 'Improvement in Royal Cornwall Hospital's Bereavement support and mortuary services' by Suzanne Adams

Week 5 - 13 February 2019

Topic: ITU and Critical Care

  • ECHO Session Recording
  • Master slide set including presentations from Dr Carol Davis, sharing her experiences of ITU at Southampton General Hospital and Dr Ros Taylor sharing her experiences of ITU at the Royal Brompton Hospital 

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