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9th January 2019 - NJR is recruiting for a new Deputy Director of Operations
This is a key position. You will be at the heart of NJR management, overseeing all aspects of NJR business, contracts and finance, managing significant projects and work streams to ensure the NJR fulfils its strategic objectives, and providing support in a deputising role to the Director of Operations. If you are seeking a new and exciting challenge to take a lead management role with an internationally recognised clinical register and have the relevant experience and skills we would love to hear from you.
Closing date is 3rd February 2019
14th December 2018: National Joint Registry Steering Committee – member (patient representative)
Robin Brittain has been appointed as a member from 1 January 2019 for two years. The role will involve a time commitment of four days per year for the Steering Committee meetings and any additional days to attend other sub-committee meetings as required throughout year.
There is no remuneration for this post but expenses will be paid in line with the National Joint Registry expenses policy https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/dh-non-executive-appointments/appointments-made-april-2018-to-march-2019
20th November: Ten Years of NJR data show that joint infection after hip replacement is linked to some risk factors
1st November: Timothy Wilton appointed as Medical Director to the National Joint Registry
Timothy Wilton has been appointed as member (Medical Director) from 1st January 2019 for three years. The role will involve a time commitment of up to two days per week. Remuneration will be £50,000 per annum. However, these funds will be released to the trust in order to cover backfill in the appointee’s absence and is not payable direct to the appointee. Any expenses payable will be paid in line with NHS England policy.
Forthcoming Events - Contact the organisers for further details
A 20% discount is available by quoting ref: HCUK20NJR when booking any of the 'Healthcare Conference UK' conferences in the listings below.
Transforming Acute Care for Frail Older People: Recognising and Responding to Frailty
Monday 14 January 2019 - De Vere West One Conference Centre, London
This conference focuses on the important issue of transforming acute care for people with frailty: improving the quality of care for people with frailty and supporting them to stay out of hospital. Redesign of acute frailty services is crucial to meeting increasing demand and improving the quality of life for older people.
For further information and to book your place visit https://www.healthcareconferencesuk.co.uk/frailty-older-people or email email@example.com Follow the conference on Twitter #FrailtyNHS
Adult Safeguarding in Hospitals: Improving Adult Safeguarding Practice
Friday 18 January 2019 - De Vere West One Conference Centre, London
This conference focuses the important issue of improving adult safeguarding practice in a hospital setting. Through national developments and practical case studies the conference will provide you with an essential guide to improving adult safeguarding in your service. The conference will discuss the implementation of the new 2018 intercollegiate guidance ‘Adult Safeguarding: Roles and Competencies for Healthcare Staff’ supporting you to ensure competence in practice, and will update delegates on essential legal developments in adult safeguarding including the implications of the Liberty Protection Safeguards and the 2018 Mental Capacity Amendment Bill which have major implications for healthcare.
For further information and to book your place visit https://www.healthcareconferencesuk.co.uk/safeguarding-vulnerable-adults-in-health-services or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Follow this conference on Twitter #AdultSafeguardingNHS
Hip Fracture Summit 2019: Ensuring Adherence to the NICE National Quality Standard and Learning from the NHFD Findings
Monday 21 January 2019 - De Vere West One Conference Centre, London
This important and timely conference will focus on improving care for hip fracture patients – learning from the NHFD findings and improving progress against the NICE quality standard for hip fracture. Through national updates and practical cases studies the conference will highlight best practice in hip fracture care, improving the care pathway and outcomes. The conference will also feature an extended session on improving hip fracture care beyond the acute hospital – delivering early supported discharge, improving care across the hip fracture super-spell, secondary prevention, and improving follow up.
For further information and to book your place visit https://www.healthcareconferencesuk.co.uk/hip-fracture-training-nhfd or email email@example.com Follow this event on Twitter #HipFracture2019
Improving Radiology Reporting: Digital Imaging Summit 2019
Monday 28 January 2019 - De Vere West One Conference Centre, London
This conference focuses on the important issue of improving radiology reporting turnaround times. The 2018 national review of radiology reporting within the NHS in England by the Care Quality Commission found huge variation in radiology reporting highlighting trusts that had backlogs of 33,400 unreported images (the oldest images had been waiting to be reported for eight months).
For further information and to book your place visit https://www.healthcareconferencesuk.co.uk/improving-radiology-reporting or email firstname.lastname@example.org Follow the conference on Twitter #radiologyreporting
Falls Prevention Summit 2019: Reducing Inpatient Falls & Harm from Inpatient Falls
Monday 11 February 2019 - De Vere West One Conference Centre, London
This national falls summit focuses on reducing inpatient falls, and harm from inpatient falls. Through national updates, practical case studies and learning from the 2017 National Audit of Inpatient Falls, the conference will provide a step by step guide to implementing the multiple interventions that have been proven to reduce falls in your service. For further information and to book your place visit https://www.healthcareconferencesuk.co.uk/reducing-inpatient-falls-and-harm-from-inpatient-falls or email email@example.com Join the conversation on Twitter #InpatientFalls
Clinical Audit 2019: Improving Quality through the effective use of Clinical Audit
Friday 29 March 2019 - De Vere West One, London
Through a series of national updates, practical case studies, extended sessions and poster presentations, this one day conference brings together an exceptional gathering of leading practitioners, clinicians, and policy makers to set out the major developments, promote innovative areas of clinical audit, and debate the key challenges affecting you and your clinical audit practice. This summit focuses on clinical audit for improvement with a particular focus on the development of effective local clinical audit leading to audit recommendations that change practice and improve patient care.
For further information and to book your place visit https://www.healthcareconferencesuk.co.uk/clinical-audit or email firstname.lastname@example.org Follow the conference on Twitter #clinicalaudit2019
Clinical Audit Masterclass
Monday 28 January 2019 - De Vere West One Conference Centre
This one day clinical audit masterclass will provide you with a full understanding of why clinical audit is important to organisations, teams and individuals. The day starts by focusing on why clinical audit is important in 2018. Learners undertake a number of short activities to help them understand how clinical audit relates to research, service evaluation and other current quality improvement techniques. Thereafter the main part of the day focuses on a step-by-step guide to undertaking an effective clinical audit project that will make a difference locally. The masterclass will be facilitated by Stephen Ashmore and Tracy Ruthven, Directors of the Centre for Clinical Audit Support who collectively have over 40 years experience working in clinical audit. Stephen and Tracy will provide you with a highly interactive and practical day and will encourage you to share your personal experiences of audit to ensure you again a clear understanding of how excellent clinical audit will benefit your organisation
For further information and to book your place visit https://www.healthcareconferencesuk.co.uk/clinical-audit-masterclass or email email@example.com
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