Catch up with the latest news, events and updates from the Meds IQ team.

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8 March, 2019

Message from Dr John Alexander, RCPCH Officer for Clinical Standards and Quality Improvement

Dear colleagues,

Welcome to QI Central, our online College portal for Quality Improvement. The RCPCH has recognised and fully endorsed the concept of Quality Improvement in addition to Clinical Audit as tools to improve the experience and outcomes of the children and families we care for. This resource was developed to support the college in delivering the core principles of quality improvement described in our Quality Improvement Strategy document which are:

Spotlight on new resources

Below are just some of the projects and tools you can find on QI Central. Check them out!

Please Reconcile, Not Wait a While

Keeping Sick Children Out of Hospital. The Ambulatory Care Experience (ACE) Service

QI @ the RCPCH Conference and Exhibition 2019

As ever, we have a robust and inspiring programme of sessions for you at the 13-15th of May, 2019 RCPCH Annual Conference in Birmingham:

Meds IQ Champion Webinars

We will continue with our medicines safety webinars for registered Meds IQ Champions. Below is the recording of the latest one which hosted Ashifa Trivedi, Divisonal Lead Pharmacist Women & Children at the Hillingdon Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust presenting on: STAMP: a continuous improvement approach to improve paediatric prescribing and medication safety​.

Situation Awareness for Everyone S.A.F.E is now available as online training!

If you haven’t had the chance to participate in the original S.A.F.E programme, nor its dissemination and spread events, you can now do the training with your team by watching our video tutorials with Dr Peter Lachman and downloading the project toolkit! Find out more about the training from this short video:

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