QI Training Day One

The unit QI leads and their project teams were invited to attend a day where they would receive more information about their chosen national project, gain new/ build on existing QI skills, and apply these skills to their project. Agenda Presentations Feedback Photos

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Samantha, a supporter of DAYLife and home therapies

Samantha has been a dialysis patient for 15 years – half of her life – and with two failed transplants behind her, she’s been on home haemodialysis for the last five years. She’s a fan. Samantha’s renal failure at the age of 16 was of unknown origin. CAPD was selected as the best treatment option for her in an attempt to help her maintain as normal…

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Leadership Programme

The North West completed the Leadership Programme by December 2018, by participating in a two day Renal Shortsmoor Leadership Training on the 28th and 29th November 2018 and one day Leadership into Action on the 12th December 2018: Renal Shortsmoor Leadership Training Letter from Shortsmoor Information about facilitators Programme Feedback Leadership into Action This day was to plan next steps of the project and take forward…

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A team’s reflections on leadership

Shortsmoor Leadership Training September 2018 The following blog combines a number of personal reflections from different people – all within the same team – following participation in a Shortsmoor Leadership training course together.  KQuIP is supporting leadership training for all Quality Improvement leads across participating renal units. It seemed like a good idea at the time. We were in a team meeting and one of us…

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Include patients at the beginning

As part of FabChange70, led by the Academy of Fab Stuff, the North West Fab ambassadors aimed to build a regional network of change agents, with no leader, no hierarchical power; a network that provides opportunity to share, learn and adapt from each other. I produced an invitation for the launch of our North West Fabulous Change Agent Network NWFabCAN:   Feeling positive, I sent it…

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