North East MAGIC Launch report – January 2020

On the 28th of January 2020 QI leads were asked to invite their patients and stakeholders to attend the launch of MAGIC. There was a presentation on ‘What is MAGIC’, the Kidney Patient Reported Experience Measures (PREM) data from the annual report was highlighted, as well as the regional updates from the units. The report from the KQuIP North East & Hull MAGIC Launch 28 January…

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“Patients and colleagues around us can inspire us to think differently”

Derby and Coventry renal unit have been working together on the KQuIP home therapies project, DAYLIfe, since January 2019. Here, Lindsay Chesterton from Derby renal unit shares why collaborating with different teams is important and how it has helped their project maintain momentum. Working in the NHS means that you are often surrounded by challenges. We can always strive for improvement but sometimes these obstacles can…

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Quality Improvement here and now – measurement and beyond

Paul Cockwell, KQuIP Co-Chair The major variation in clinical outcomes and patient reported experience between and within renal services is a stark reminder that the system is the major factor in the quality of patient experience and in ensuring that each patient has the opportunity for their best outcome. A fundamental goal of quality improvement (QI) is to improve experience and outcomes for patients at a…

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