Clinicians, quality and data: analysing and sharing information to drive health care improvement

Third annual partnership conference
Date: 
Venue: 
The King's Fund

Event highlights

This conference, the third produced in partnership with the Royal College of General Practitioners and the Royal College of Physicians, looked at the best ways of collecting and using data in order to improve the quality of services and care.

Professor Lord Darzi KBE, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State, Department of Health, provided the keynote speech.

This included:

  • putting the Next Stage Review into the context of the policies undertaken in the preceeding years
  • the role of quality as an organising principle, to ensure quality improvement
  • measuring safety, clinical effectiveness and patient experience
  • the role of NICE and the Care Quality Commission in the measurement of quality standards.

Listen to Lord Darzi's speech from the conference

Lord Darzi on quality and the use of data

Programme

Programme

Opening session

  • Using data and information to support health care
    Professor Michael Thick, Chief Clinical Officer, NHS Connecting for Health
  • Innovations in data use: sharing information to predict risk
    Dr Geraint Lewis, Policy Adviser, Cabinet Office
  • Keynote Address
    Professor Lord Darzi KBE, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State, Department of Health

Session 2: Case studies – Collecting and using data effectively

  • Primary care – linking and using data through EMIS WEB
    Dr Kambiz Boomla, Department of Primary Care, Queen Mary University of London
  • Acute care – how are hospitals using HES data for quality improvement?
    Professor John Williams, Director, Health Informatics Unit, Royal College of Physicians
  • Collecting and using data in practice – PROMS
    Professor Nancy Devlin, Director of Research, Office of Health Economics

Session 3: Sharing and using data to improve quality

  • Using the Quality and Outcomes Framework
    Professor Helen Lester, Professor of Primary Care, School of Medicine, Manchester University
  • Clinical data collection – motivating clinicians
    Robert Greatorex, Consultant General Surgeon and Associate Medical Director, The Queen Elizabeth Hospital King's Lynn NHS Trust and Council Member and Trustee, Royal College of Surgeons

Workshops

  1. Commissioning for quality  
  2. Measuring quality outcomes
    Professor Mike Pearson, Professor of Clinical Evaluation, University of Liverpool
  3. Sharing information to improve quality
    Roger Taylor, Director of Product Strategy, Dr Foster
  4. Leadership and quality: The prepare to lead registrar experience
    Oliver Warren, NHS London and Liz Saunders, Consultant, Leadership Development, The King's Fund
  • Conference close
    Sir Cyril Chantler, Chair, The King's Fund

Speakers

Speakers

Keynote speaker

  • Professor Lord Darzi KBE
    Parliamentary Under Secretary of State, Department of Health

Speakers

  • Professor Michael Thick
    Chief Clinical Officer, NHS Connecting for Health
  • Dr Geraint Lewis
    Policy Adviser, Cabinet Office
  • Dr Kambiz Boomla
    Department of Primary Care, Queen Mary University of London
  • Professor John Williams
    Director, Health Informatics Unit, Royal College of Physicians
  • Professor Nancy Devlin
    Director of Research, Office of Health Economics
  • Professor Helen Lester
    Professor of Primary Care, School of Medicine, Manchester University
  • Robert Greatorex
    Consultant General Surgeon and Associate Medical Director, The Queen Elizabeth Hospital King's Lynn NHS Trust and Council Member and Trustee, Royal College of Surgeons
  • Professor Mike Pearson
    Professor of Clinical Evaluation, University of Liverpool
  • Roger Taylor
    Director of Product Strategy, Dr Foster
  • Oliver Warren
    NHS London
  • Liz Saunders
    Consultant, Leadership Development, The King's Fund