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Delivering workload transformation in primary care

3rd Dec 2018 |

Making radical changes in the way we plan and deliver services at all levels of the NHS is vital if it is to remain sustainable. Alison Powell, Wales Development Lead for Workflow by Practice Unbound, discusses how their social enterprise is seeking to revolutionise the way that GP practices administer clinical correspondence..

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Our GP safeguarding peer support network is helping vulnerable families

28th Nov 2018 |

Dr Rowena Christmas describes how an informal peer-to-peer network of GPs in Wales could provide a template for increasing confidence and awareness of safeguarding issues.

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Releasing innovation from the constraints of improvement

27th Nov 2018 |

Quality improvement as a management approach has gained widespread currency within the NHS. But does it go far enough? Helen Howson argues that we need to be more ambitious and look beyond iterative gains to make a more transformational change to benefit the lives of patients, staff and communities.

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Lost voices: saving patient solutions

15th Nov 2018 |

Most agree that it is vitally important to find patient-led solutions for NHS problems. But how many sources of patient feedback are routinely overlooked or discarded? We hear from Jules Horton on how she worked to salvage 1,400 patient responses.

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Inspiring WI members to take action on health

29th Oct 2018 |

We hear from Mair Stephens on why NFWI-Wales (in partnership with the Bevan Commission) is engaging WI members in helping to make prudent healthcare a reality.

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From face-to-face to side-by-side: building on the legacy of Julian Tudor-Hart

7th Sep 2018 |

Professor Sir Mansel Aylward reflects on the relationship between people and professionals in health and care, and how the pioneering work of Julian Tudor-Hart demonstrated the importance of reciprocal trust. How can we ensure that shared responsibility remains the bedrock of the NHS in the 21st century?

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