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Adapting Lean ideas for safety and flow in healthcare at Nissan with NETS – 10th to 12th February 2016

6th November 2015

Join us at Nissan UK from Wednesday 10th to Friday 12th February 2016 to learn about adapting Lean ideas from industry to improve safety and flow in healthcare.

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LeanApp, one of 12 initiatives, to showcase at NHS Providers annual conference and exhibition in November 2015

The North East Transformation System, hosted by Gateshead Health NHS Foundation Trust, will showcase the LeanApp at the NHS Providers annual conference and exhibition on 10 and 11 November 2015.

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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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