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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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#NETS2014 Share & Spread

3rd July 2014

On Friday 20 June 2014 we hosted our third share and spread conference.

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The NETS tablet app for Lean is now available!

1st May 2014

The NETS Tablet App is now available. It has been designed to help Lean practitioners measure and analyse processes to prepare for and run RPIWs. The app combines the portability of paper based tools with the convenience of modern technology and reduces duplication in reproducing electronic versions of paper forms.

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What can we learn from industry to improve safety?

31st March 2014

Head of the North East Transformation System, Iain Smith, has an article on the Health Foundation’s blog re adopting innovation from industry.

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Innovation from Industry with VMMC CEO Gary Kaplan

26th March 2014

Virginia Mason Medical Centre CEO Gary Kaplan will be speaking at our ‘Innovation from Industry’ event this summer to encourage NHS Leaders to adapt ideas from industry to improve healthcare safety.

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