Academy Participants Projects from

St. John’s Hospital

Quality Improvement

Cohort 3

Emma Barnes - Transitioning from hospital to home after stroke

David Cusack - Implementing a physiologist led valve clinic for mild-moderate aortic setnosis patients, improving quality, continuity and efficiency. 

Cohort 4

Kay Colligan - Increasing knowledge and awareness of the HCSW Learning & Development Framework to identify learning and development needs

Sharon Sansome - Working smartly to Improve Communication

Wendy Juner - Transitioning from hospital to home after a stroke

Debbie Crerar & Claire Henderson - Reducing waiting times in MSK Physiotherapy

Cohort 5

Kathryn Watt - Improving West Lothian AMH Referral Triage Pathway

Cohort 8

Debbie Heaney - Improving access to the Chest Heart & Stoke Scotland (CHSS) Stroke Nurse Service for patients presenting to St Johns Hospital following a Stroke/TIA

Irene Davidson - Earlier Patient Updates & Goal Setting within St John's Stroke Unit

Cohort 9

Prakash Shankar - A&E assessment of self-harm patients at St. John’s Hospital

Amal Al Sayegh - Drop-in clinic for return appointments in Psychiatry

Cohort 10

Yvonne Marshall & Stephen Hook - Streamlined Admin Process for Corporate Induction

Ben Clark - Preventable returns to the Emergency Department

Alexandra Bamford & Hannah Hayhurst - Improving Patient Flow through the Emergency Department

Cohort 11

Katherine Grant - Testing patient experience of REACT Rehab

Cohort 12

Heather Stirling - Improving Staff and Student Experience in the Undergraduate Neurosciences Module

Cohort 13

Andrew Beattie - Reducing Inhaled Corticosteroid Overuse

Rachel Lowdon - The ASD Assessment Pathway in West Lothian CAMHS

Cohort 14

Matt Vale - The escalator approach to reduce risk of patient harm in the ED

Maciej Zarzycki - Improving stock wastage processing and reporting in Pharmacy Department using electronic pharmacy stock control system

Cohort 15

Nadine Hare & Kirsty McLachlan - Making a Difference to Mealtimes

Planning for Quality

Cohort 1

Hosakere Aditya - Choosing Wisely: Improving the Way We Manage Cosmetic Surgery Referrals in Lothian

Cohort 2

Latana Munang & Mairead Hughes - Frailty in West Lothian

Katy Ruggeri, Paul Mills, Simon Nicholson & Fiona Schofield - Changing models of care in Gynae

Cohort 3

Jim Morrison - Reduce OP attendances for benign conditions which require biopsy from 3 to 1 for 50% of patients by April 2018

Cohort 5

Megan Reid - Road to Recovery: Opportunities for improvement in Stroke Rehabilitation

Cohort 8

Emma Barnes & Linda Yule - Understanding the patient’s perspective of frequent hospital attendances

Phil Ackerman & Orla Crummey - Advanced Physiotherapy Practitioners in Primary Care

Cohort 9

Karen Adamson - Improving the medical on call system at SJH

Leanne Stewart & Elaine McLure - Improving Waiting Times in Podiatry Services