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12 April 2019


Researchers based at UCLPartners and at the Anna Freud National Centre for Children and Families are investigating possible interventions to support young people while they are waiting for clinical mental health support, so they don’t have to reach the front of the waiting list before their recovery can begin. ...

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10 April 2019


We are inviting teams and organisations from across our footprint to apply to be part of the Invasive Procedures Safety Network. The aim of the network is to support organisations to develop and implement Local Safety Standards for Invasive Procedures. The National Safety Standards for Invasive Procedures (NatSSIPs) brin...

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4 April 2019


Ruth McDonald is an Enhanced Recovery Nurse for gynaecology & breast patients in the Women’s Health team at University College London Hospital where she has worked for five years. Here Ruth shares her experience of the UCLPartners Improvement Fellows programme which she joined in 2018. What led you to apply t...

4 April 2019


Vicky Sleap, National Child Mortality Database Project Manager, on the importance of the Child Death Review Process. When I first started to work in the world of child death reviews, almost a decade ago now, I was very nervous about telling people what I did for a living. I worried about mentioning the word “deat...

1 April 2019


In this month’s newsletter, centred on patient and public involvement, two colleagues, Erin and Agnese, share their thoughts and insights on co-production following their own collaborative work with patients and communities. We’re also offering to support NHS organisations within our region to trial the online patie...

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1 April 2019


by Dr Erin Walker, Patient and Public Involvement Lead at UCLPartners Co-production is simultaneously an activity, an approach and an ethos which involves members of staff, patients and the public working together, sharing power and responsibility across the entirely of a project. Last year, INVOLVE published guida...

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25 March 2019


We are inviting departments within secondary care from across the UCLPartners region to apply for a free six-month pilot of Care Opinion, the UK’s leading online patient feedback platform for health and social care. Care Opinion offers patients and carers an easy way to anonymously and securely share their experiences ...

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25 March 2019


Agnese Lazzari, Improvement Advisor, shares what she has learnt about co-production through bringing together residents, staff and decision-makers in Newham to improve children’s dental health.   As you walk out of Stratford station, the energy and vibrancy of the crowd in the attractive Olympic Park tell yo...