Is QI not the same as IQET (improving quality and efficiency team) and Changing Care @ NGH?
In a nutshell no, the QI team encompasses IQET which focuses on service improvement and is part of the HR directorate. The Changing Care Programme Team was set the challenge to achieve a target of saving £12.125m through 5 work streams and reports to the Finance director.
QI reports to the Medical Director and Director of Nursing as the guardians for Quality.Our overarching aim is to reduce avoidable harm by 50% as well as delivering harm free cost efficient and effective care, driving better models of delivery.
The QI team deliver the educational component for QI (lunch and learn through to MSC in Quality improvement).
To address future demands and ensure the delivery of this Quality Improvement strategy we have aligned our teams to strengthen and capitalise on efficiency’s | to provide good patient care and drive better models of delivery.
All QI projects are logged on the QI project repository to ensure alignment with corporate objectives and aims projects are then supported by IQET if it is a service improvement project or the QI team if it has an inference on patient safety, patient outcomes, educational development or the clinical pathway.