'Supporting teams to improve care for people with diabetes when in hospital' is an 8-month collaborative training course for clinical teams working on inpatient diabetes.
Designed by the RCP Quality Improvement (RCPQI) programme, the course consists of three 1-day learning sessions plus supporting action periods and coaching calls.
Physicians and their teams will be supported to implement improvements in the delivery of care for people with diabetes when in hospital, using an evidence-based approach. You will join with other teams at the learning sessions to share practice and will be updated in methods of implementing and sustaining change for measurable improvements in care. Teams will receive coaching support in action periods between the sessions.
This quality improvement collaborative course will allow you to:
This collaborative course is designed for people who want to improve care for patients and are motivated to achieve this using improvement techniques and incremental change.
Teams should comprise three or four members, ideally including one physician, one manager and one other healthcare professional. If possible, please consider including a patient as a member of your team.
Teams may include more than four people working on the project in the trust, but four places per team is the maximum available for the learning sessions. If a team member is unable to make a given learning session then another member of the team may take their place.
Teams should have identified one area of care within their service where national benchmarked data shows the need for improvement.
You need to plan to come as a team for the entire course. Teams must be committed to meet fortnightly, at a minimum, to progress their project during the improvement collaborative.
The cost of the course is £3,000 per team for three taught learning sessions and all additional support.
Teams will need to cover their own travel and, where necessary, accommodation costs.
Booking for this collaborative has now closed. If you are interested in attending future collaboratives, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.