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Care Design 2016

13th October 2015

The North East Transformation System’s Iain Smith has been asked to join the expert panel on NHSIQ and the Nuffield Trust’s Care Design 2016 project.

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Innovation from Industry – 16th and 17th July

30th April 2015

In these difficult times, the NHS must embrace new ways of thinking about organising and delivering services.  This may involve looking outside of our cultural norms for ideas and inspiration from other industries.  There is a growing body of case literature which suggests embracing ideas from outside healthcare can help to improve quality and safety.  […]

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NETS Team Exhibiting at International Forum on Quality and Safety

3rd March 2015

From 21st to 24th April, the NETS Team will be exhibiting at the 20th International Forum on Quality and Safety in Healthcare. We’d love to see your there. Why not come along and talk to us on Stand 4.

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Hong Kong Hospital Authority visit North East NHS

3rd November 2014

On Monday 3 November our guests from the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Kowloon Central Cluster, Hospital Authority visited the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Gateshead to tour the new Emergency Care Centre which is nearing completion. They also visited The Peter Smith Surgery Centre and the new Pathology Centre. The team was particularly interested in how Lean […]

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Share and Spread 2015 – Date Announced

3rd October 2014

On Friday 12 June 2015, we will host our fourth share and spread conference.  Check out the video above to hear what one of this year’s speakers, Elaine Mead, had to say about the event. Book your place early to avoid disappointment.

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Healthcare Improvement and the Free-rider Effect

9th July 2014

To use or not to use – that is the question. In less than 24 hours Dr. Gary Kaplan, CEO of Virginia Mason (VM), will arrive in the North East of England. He will take part in the inaugural NETS Innovation from Industry event. Virginia Mason has made a name for itself as a leader […]

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