IHM Scotland's Top Healthcare Manager 2014

 Get your nominations in for the 2014 awardThe Institute of Healthcare Management, Scotland is seeking nominations for 2014’s top healthcare manager.The deadline for submissions is 1 September so if there is anyone you would like to nominate please contact Margaret Dunning, Board Secretary on margaret.dunning@nhs.net ext. 40709.The PersonDo you know a Manager who has gone above a...


MSc Quality Improvement ... Limited places available!

The MSc Quality Improvement enables students to develop an understanding of the science and art of improvement and the capability to test, implement and spread, sustainable improvements in their organisation. Places are limited, and applications for the Programme will close on 5th September 2014.For more information and to apply for the MSc Quality Improvement please click on the link below:h...


NHSScotland Healthcare Scientist of the Year 2014

 Dr David Baty, NHS Tayside Consultant Clinical Molecular Geneticist, has scooped the prestigious NHSScotland Healthcare Scientist of the Year Award. Around 140 delegates attended the annual Healthcare Science event in Edinburgh which celebrates the valuable contribution of healthcare science. This year's Chief Health Professions Officer's Award, Healthcare Scientist of the Year, wa...


HSCI Events for Tayside Staff

HSCI events for staff Come and find out more about Health and Social Care Integration in Tayside.  A presentation by Chief Executive Lesley McLay was held yesterday evening at Ninewells Hospital where staff had the opportunity to ask questions and give comments.  The next presentation for all staff will take place on Thursday, 10 July at Steele Seminar Room, Perth Royal Infirmary,...


Quality Awards 2014 - Entries being considered.

NHS Tayside 2014 Quality Awards The closing date for this years Awards was 1st July 2014.  Thank you to all for the great response this year. Applications are now being considered. Teams from across Tayside are encouraged to enter the awards to showcase innovations and improvement projects that staff have devised themselves. Maybe your team has introduced an innovative way of working,...


QI Connect WebEx Session: Rocco Perla

Health Improvement Scotland ( HIS)  are delighted to have our next QI Connect WebEx Session on Wednesday, 18 June, 4-5 pm GMT with Rocco Perla  (Founding Director of the Learning and Diffusion Group at the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation (CMMI) within the United States Department of Health & Human Service). The title of Rocco’s talk is ‘Whole-Patient Measures:...


Silver Scalpel Award for Ninewells surgeon

NHS Tayside consultant Mr Michael Lavelle-Jones was presented with the prestigious Association of Surgeons in Training Silver Scalpel Award at a recent ceremony in Belfast.   The Silver Scalpel Award has been recognising excellence in surgical training since 2003. It is awarded annually to inspirational trainers who have scored highly across the five categories of leadership, r...


Throwing the switch for change - HIS QI Connect WebEx Session

Health Improvement Scotland  (HIS)are delighted to have their next QI Connect WebEx Session on Wednesday 21 May, 4-5 pm GMT with Frank Federico (Executive Director, Institute for Healthcare Improvement). The title of Frank’s talk is ‘Throwing the switch for change’ – a flyer with further details is attached. This is definitely one not to be missed! The demand for...


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Improving respiratory services in Perth & Kinross

A group put in place to improve services to support people with respiratory conditions has been praised for its progress.Members of the Perth & Kinross Community Health Partnership (CHP) committee heard about the positive steps taken by the Airways Group, which supports clinical services and provides leadership to improve quality of life for those living with respiratory conditions.The Perth &...