Investing in the future: quality improvement and education - programme

21 June 2021




Welcome and introduction





09:30 - 10:00


Why healthcare leadership should embrace quality improvement?



Bernard Crump, Professor of Practice in Healthcare and Leadership, Warwick Business School, University of Warwick


10:00 - 10:30


How can quality improvement and education improve infection prevention and control in the community?



Rosie Dixon, Head of IPC North West, NHS England and Improvement 


10:30 - 11:00


How can qualitative research improve the quality of care?



Marta Wanat, Senior Qualitative Researcher in Behavioural Science. Nuffield Department of Primary Health Sciences

11:00 - 11:15


Comfort break



11:15 - 11:45


A new approach to quality in healthcare


  Peter Lachman, Lead Faculty Quality Improvement Programme, 

Royal College of Physicians of Ireland  


11:45 - 12:15



Education in infection prevention and control - does it influence infection prevention and control practice?



Sue Millward, Education Workstream Lead, National Infection Prevention and Control Team, NHS England / NHS Improvement


12:15 - 13:00





13:00 - 14:30




Quality improvement and how to make it work for you (workshop)

Delegates will be expected to actively participate and turn their video on and unmute during the workshop



Caroline Eadson, Head of Quality Improvement & Leadership Development at Sheffield Teaching Hospitals



14:30 - 14:45


Comfort break



14:45 - 15:25



Beyond infection prevention and control: Equipping your IPC workforce to educate and change others – what training and skills do they need?  



Martin Kiernan, Visiting Clinical Fellow, University of West London


15:25 - 15:55



Hot topic: Challenges of maintaining preparedness to handle uncommon events (such as HCID)



Lucy Lamb, Consultant Infectious Diseases and General Medicine, Royal Free Hospital and Royal National Orthopaedic Stanmore