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Launching our new strategy: why safety is our priority by Prof John Boulton, Director Improvement Cymru /National Director of NHS Quality Improvement and Patient Safety

All of us at Improvement Cymru are excited to launch our new strategy ‘Achieving Quality and Safety Improvement’. It outlines how we will work together with the health and care system in Wales to ensure everyone has access to safe, effective and efficient care – in the right place and

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Academi Gwelliant Cymru: beth nesaf gan yr Arweinydd Rhaglen, Lisa Henry: Academi Gwelliant Cymru

Pan lansiwyd Academi Gwelliant Cymru ym mis Tachwedd 2019, ein nod oedd darparu offer, cefnogaeth a hyder i staff y GIG i wella ansawdd gyda’n gilydd gan wybod #Gallwngyda’ngilydd.  Gan symud ymlaen trwy bandemig byd-eang lle mae staff GIG Cymru wedi gweithio’n ddiflino i newid gwasanaethau a phrosesau yn gyflym

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Improvement Cymru Academy: what next by Lisa Henry Programme Lead: Improvement Cymru Academy

When we launched the Improvement Cymru Academy in November 2019 our aim was to provide NHS staff with the tools, support and confidence to improve quality together knowing that #Togetherwecan.  Fast forward through a global pandemic where NHS Wales staff have worked tirelessly to rapidly change services and processes to

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An offer of partnership – How the new Improvement Cymru Strategy will support patient safety by Iain Roberts, Head of Programmes, Improvement Cymru

In August, I had the satisfying feeling of peeling the plastic cover off a new phone as my company upgraded me.  The new phone is terrific and has some nice features, a better camera, a longer lasting battery and a couple of new apps.  On the face of it, not

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Q Lab Cymru – Providing expertise and creative, collaborative approaches to improvement, by Des Brown, Q Lab Cymru Programme Lead

Anyone who has wrestled with the knotty problem of ‘doing’ improvement may have often found that it is in sharing their view of the problem with others where breakthroughs and insights happen. Sharing our challenges, sharing our thinking, sharing our learning, sharing our frustrations.  Sharing what it is we do

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The importance of staff wellbeing & engagement on patient outcomes and safety by Clinical Lead Nursing, Martine Price

If you could do one thing to enhance the quality of patient or staff experience at work – what would it be? Our staff are central to improving the quality and delivery of safe care. How they experience the culture of the organisation and how they feel about being in

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