AQuA: forthcoming February events

These AQuA events are starting soon – have you booked your place?

31 Jan 2013
Advancing Quality Cheshire and Wirral CCGs locality meeting (part of Reducing avoidable mortality)
GPs and commissioners from across the Cheshire and Wirral cluster are invited to attend a locality meeting to discuss the role of CCGs in Advancing Quality (AQ). Advancing Quality is a clinically-led quality improvement programme designed to driv…

31 Jan 2013
Motivational Interviewing (part of Better Patient Experience)
See attached document for a summary of the Event and alternative dates.

04 Feb 2013 — 04 Feb 2013
Human Factors of the AQuA Improvement Methodology Plus programme

08 Feb 2013
Children & Young Peoples (part of Quality of life for people with long term conditions)
Avoiding unnecessary Hospital Admissions and inappropriate A&E attendances of Children & Young People with Long Term Conditions Following the successful launch in September, we would like to invite you to Workshop 2 of the Children & Young People’…

08 Feb 2013
Shared Decision Making – Train the Trainer (part of Better Patient Experience)
Learning Objectives are to: Increase the awareness of SDM in clinical environments Provide tools and examples of SDM language that could be used Identify potential challenges around engagement and identify solutions. Agenda Setting the scene In…

13 Feb 2013
Action Learning Set 3 (part of Integration)
Third Action learning set for the Integrated Care community 2

14 Feb 2013
Motivational Interviewing (part of Better Patient Experience)
See attached document for a summary of the Event and alternative dates

15 Feb 2013 — 15 Feb 2013
Coaching Essentials of the AQuA Improvement Methodology Plus programme
There is a half day follow up with this module which will be held on 21st March 2013 am.

15 Feb 2013
Motivational Interviewing (part of Better Patient Experience)
See attached document for a summary of the Event and alternative dates

22 Feb 2013
Motivational Interviewing (part of Better Patient Experience)
See attached document for a summary of the Event and alternative dates

25 Feb 2013 — 25 Feb 2013
Measurement of the AQuA Improvement Methodology Plus programme

26 Feb 2013 — 02 May 2013
Cohort Three of the Advanced Team Training Programme in Healthcare programme
Cohort three of the Advanced Team Training Programme in Healthcare

26 Feb 2013
Advancing Quality Programme Leads meeting of 2013 (part of Reducing avoidable mortality)
Ideally, the programme lead (or alternative representative) from each acute and mental health trust participating in the Advancing Quality programme should attend. The meetings are the most beneficial for attendees when we’ve got representation fr…

27 Feb 2013 — 05 Apr 2013
Cohort 11 of the AQuA Improvement Methodology programme

27 Feb 2013
Advancing Quality Greater Manchester CCGs locality meeting (part of Reducing avoidable mortality)
GPs and commissioners from across the Greater Manchester cluster are invited to attend a locality meeting to discuss the role of CCGs in Advancing Quality (AQ). Advancing Quality is a clinically-led quality improvement programme designed to drive…

28 Feb 2013
Unlocking Diagnosis: Sharing Good Practice in the Assessment of people with Memory Problems (part of Quality of life for people with long term conditions)
The focus of this event will be to share good practice in the assessment of people with memory problems and to provide an update from the Memory Services National Accreditation Programme

 

AQuA News: 4 December

Asthma
In 2008/09 there were 49,054 emergency adult admissions for asthma at a cost of £61 million to the NHS, however it is currently estimated that three quarters of these are preventable

Boards on Board November 2012
Presentations and resources from the two day residential event delivered by AQuA, NWLA and IHI.

This week’s news:

Your opinion counts – take part now in the AQuA 2012 Member survey!
29 November 2012

Congratulations to the Winners of the HSJ Awards 
29 November 2012

Sir Stephen Moss and Gill Harris confirmed faculty for AQuA Patient Safety Ambassadors programme Jan ’13 
03 December 2012

05 Dec 2012
Leadership for Integration 3 AQuA led Pre-Programme preparation day (part of Integration)
Introducing a Framework for Integration, Preparing your Integration projects for Success

06 Dec 2012

AQ Programme Leads (part of Reducing avoidable mortality)
The next Advancing Quality (AQ) Programme Leads meeting will be taking place on 06 December 2012. To ensure you are fully up-to-date with the latest AQ developments, we highly recommend programme leads from every trust attend as these meetings are yo…

06 Dec 2012

The shape of the acute care sector post – NHS reform: implications for commissioners and providers (part of Partnerships)
Long-term and immediate pressures on acute sector, why the reforms will lead to a ‘new world’ for the hospital’s role in healthcare, opportunities for new models of provision and the whole-system responses needed to make these happen.

13 Dec 2012

Action Learning Set 1 (part of Integration)
First Action learning Set for the Integrated Care Community 2

14 Dec 2012

Dementia improvement Community – Holding the gains, maintaining Improvement (part of Quality of life for people with long term conditions)
The focus of this Dementia Improvement Community event will be to demonstrate improvement in a range of aspects of dementia care, with participating organisations sharing and learning from national best practice.

20 Dec 2012

AQuA Integrated Care – Project Manager Learning set (part of Integration)

09 Jan 2013 — 25 Mar 2013

Cohort 3 of the Patient Safety Ambassadors programme
Third cohort of the Patient Safety Ambassadors (PSA) programme. See modules for more information.

14 Jan 2013 — 14 Jan 2013

Fundamentals for Improvement of the AQuA Improvement Methodology Plus programme
Test

14 Jan 2013

Action Learning Set 2 (part of Integration)
Second Action learning set for the Integrated Care Community 2

25 Jan 2013 — 12 Mar 2013

Cohort 3 of the Quality Improvement for Finance programme

08 Feb 2013

Children & Young Peoples
(part of Quality of life for people with long term conditions)
Further details to follow