Frailty and “common misunderstandings”

I recently submitted a response to a Healthcare Improvement Scotland blog titled “the right words are crucial to empower patients and the public”. Dr Graham Ellis, National Clinical Lead for … Continue reading Frailty and “common misunderstandings”

If NHS Scotland has been genetically-modified with QI

It is most welcome to hear from Philippa Whitford about positive outcomes of NHS Scotland’s collaborative approach to quality improvement and the learning that this might provide for the rest … Continue reading If NHS Scotland has been genetically-modified with QI

Improvement goggles

What follows are three slides taken from a talk given by Dr Brian Robson, Executive Clinical Director, Healthcare Improvement Scotland and IHI Fellow, given at the Edinburgh International Conference of … Continue reading Improvement goggles

The mechanical language of Health Improvement

The following words appear frequently in the language of Health Improvement:     It is my view that Healthcare Improvement needs to consider the potential consequences of the widespread use … Continue reading The mechanical language of Health Improvement