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11th December 2019 @ 9:30 AM : Yorkshire and Humber KQuIP Training Day 3 [ View event ]

29/04/2020 @ 10:00 AM : North West KQuIP Celebration Event [ View event ]


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Transplant First: What are the common themes we are finding from working with regions?

Dr Kerry Tomlinson, Transplant First National Project Lead The Kidney Quality Improvement Partnership (KQuIP) has visited most regions in England and facilitated group discussions around barriers to access to best practice transplantation. In every region there are areas of good practice, but no region has transplant listing absolutely cracked and we found several themes which keep repeating themselves. I presented these at UK Kidney Week (UKKW)…

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Leading quality improvement as a renal registrar

I gradually gained the confidence and felt more comfortable in switching roles between team leader and team worker… Dr Khai Ping Ng (Renal Registrar, University Hospitals of Coventry and Warwickshire), DAYLife project, West Midlands KQuIP Network When I casually expressed my interest in getting ‘some experience in leadership or management’ as one of my aims as a final year renal registrar to the clinical service lead…

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KQuIP is recruiting!

Quality Improvement Programme Manager Salary: £35,000 – £39,000Hours: Full timeContract: 12 month fixed term contract (with potential for extension)Location: home-based (south London and south east England). Please note, whilst there is no set location, much of this role will be working with our partners and stakeholders in the south east of England. What is the Kidney Quality Improvement Partnership?KQuIP is a national collaborative, working to improve…

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Being a Transplant Recipient: The good, the bad, the ugly and the future

My name is Philippa.  I first heard ‘hypertension’ mentioned during my pregnancies in 1978 and 79, when I was hospitalised for rest as there was a risk of eclampsia.  Next time I heard the ‘hypertension’ word – and that my kidney results were not good – was in 2007. My GP called me into his surgery to say I should start medication.  I was very reluctant…

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