Structured Judgement Review Training in Acute Care – Yorkshire and Humber only


In A Nutshell:

This virtually delivered half-day Structured Judgement Review (SJR) training session teaches participants how to use a systematic, evidence-based mortality review programme that can drive improvement in the quality and safety of patient care.

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Course Date: Friday 30th September 2022, 13.00 – 16.30

Delivery platform: This training will be delivered via Zoom.

Registration: To book a place, please email:

The Improvement Academy offers a small number of funded places to Yorkshire & Humber NHS and social care organisations. Please enquire about availability. A cancellation charge of £75 may apply if less than 48 hours’ notice is given.

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SJR Training overview:

  • Background and introduction to SJR
  • SJR methodology and phase of care scores
  • Complete an SJR using example case notes
  • Learning from SJR
  • An opportunity for breakout discussions with people from different trusts and settings
  • Q&A sessions



This event will be delivered by:

Dr Michael McCooe – Consultant Anaesthetist and Clinical
Director, Improvement Academy

Michael has led the development of Structured Judgement Review as an evidence-based approach to learning from deaths in hospital. In partnership with the Royal College of Physicians, Michael supported national implementation of the NHS ‘Learning from Deaths’ policy and is a national trainer for the programme.
Michael is also a member of the Independent Advisory Group for the NIHR Yorkshire and Humber Patient Safety Translational Research Centre and a Consultant in Critical Care and Anaesthesia at Bradford Teaching Hospitals.

Dr Andrew Gibson – Consultant Neurologist, Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and Mortality Lead, Improvement Academy

Andrew was clinical lead for the National Mortality Case Record Review programme and subsequently went on to hold the role of clinical lead for patient safety at the Royal College of Physicians. His most recent work has centred on the use of SJRs to assess the quality of care received by those during the Covid pandemic.

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The work being led by the Improvement Academy - such as safety huddles - is nothing short of awe-inspiring. I was particularly struck by the Academy's approach to improvement."

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Structured Judgement Review Training in Acute Care – Yorkshire and Humber only

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