Training and Events

Implementing Science: Advancing Policy and Practice

Wednesday 11th February 2015 - Leeds - Registrations now closed.

This is an invited event for senior clinicians, managers, policy-makers and researchers. We will be sharing current evidence and opinion on the implementation of evidence-based practice and quality improvement. Speakers include leading international experts from North America and Europe.

Understanding and reducing variation in healthcare

Tuesday 10th February 2015 - York - Registrations now closed.

An opportunity to find out more about the concept of variation in healthcare including a forum to discuss and outline measurement strategies that effectively address variation in healthcare.

Quality Improvement - Training Day

Thursday 5th February 2015 - Sheffield - Registrations now closed.

An introduction to Quality Improvement designed to support individuals and teams in the Yorkshire & Humber region to deliver improvement.

Quality Improvement - Training Day

Wednesday 21st January 2015 - Leeds - Registrations now closed.

An introduction to Quality Improvement designed to support individuals and teams in the Yorkshire & Humber region to deliver improvement.

A Masterclass on Hospital Mortality Statistics

Monday 24th November, The Queens Hotel, Leeds
Professor Mohammed has extensive experience in health care quality in both primary and secondary care and has published a number of key papers on the use and abuse of mortality statistics. His report probing variations in Dr Foster Standardised Hospital Mortality Rations in hospitals in the West Midlands has generated widespread interest and represents an important milestone in our understanding of the relationship between quality of care and case-mix adjusted mortality.

Mortality Conference - How do we measure and avoid unnecessary deaths in hospital?

Friday 14th November, The Queens Hotel, Leeds
Professor Nick Black has been leading a national review of mortality at the request of Sir Bruce Keogh and prompted by his 2013 review of the quality of care in 14 UK hospitals.

Masterclass on Implementing Evidence Based Practice

Wednesday 24th September 2014, The Met Hotel Leeds
In this Masterclass Professor Robbie Foy will help sort fact from fiction in leading discussion on:
Why is there a gap between evidence and practice? How do we know what works in changing clinical behaviour? What works (and doesn’t work) in changing clinical behaviour? How can we do better?

Achieving Behaviour Change for Patient Safety

Wednesday 17th September 2014, Barnsley Premier Leisure (Metrodome Arena) Queens Ground, Queens Road Barnsley, S71 1AN
This unique one day workshop developed by the Yorkshire Quality and Safety Research Group provides an opportunity to learn from leading researchers in behaviour change. Interactive learning and discussion will lead to improved understanding and enhanced practice in improving patient safety through behaviour change.

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These workshops/events are FREE to all NHS and Care organisation staff within the Yorkshire and Humber region, but a cancellation charge of £50 may apply if less than 48 hours’ notice is given.

We have a limited number of places available for people outside of Yorkshire and Humber, we will review your application and allocate a place if any are available.