Academy Participants Projects from
Western General Hospital
Royal Infirmary Edinburgh
Martin Doak & Moray Kyle - Improving radiotherapy decision making by the acute oncology team
Frances Gallagher - Reducing System Delays in Endoscopy
Pauline Bell & Lynne Merchant - Improving the Initiation of Biologic Therapy for IBD patients
Laura Thomson - End of Life Care
Kirsty MacLennan - SACT readiness
Eilidh Hannan - Increasing patient interaction on the Integrated Stroke Unit
Lois Pollock - Improving Day Case Patient Flow in Cancer Units across SCAN
Angus Crawford - Endoscopy inpatient flow
Niamh McAlesse - Improving access to NHS Lothian Neuropsychology Outpatient Services
Claire Doonan - A review of the dietetic service for patients starting curative Head & Neck cancer treatment
Lisa Anderson - Improving Pressure Area Management
Pota Kalima - Reporting of Entertic Pathogrens in Microbiology
Monika Sommerrey - Referral form for CUP optimising team’s time.
Carol MacKinnon - Review & Improve the scheduling process from DTT to 1st appointment – Barriers to timely scheduling of daycase chemotherapy (SACT)
Caroline McKinnel - Improve patient flow through Ward 1 through better utilisation of skill mix of staff.
Jackie Whigham - Improve the communication pathway from and unscheduled admission outwith oncology to a patient's oncology team (if required)
Lesley Shepherd - To improve patient flow through OAA and to improve delivering the sepsis 6 within 60 minutes of presentation.
Caroline Souter- (WGH) Reduce patient harm from gentamicin
Colin Noble, Nikki Inglis, Neil Boyle & Anne Smith - Endoscopy QIP in NHS Lothian
Douglas McCabe - Improving the prescribing of oxygen on a respiratory ward.
Sam Stirling - Reducing inactivity and deconditioning in Elderly inpatients with the use of Activity Support Workers.