The Continuous Quality Improvement workshop will be led by Dr Bridget Wilkins, RCPath Director of Clinical Effectiveness. This is a free event and will be taking place after the annual Symposium in Northern Ireland. The workshop will be taking place in the afternoon between 2-5pm. Lunch will be provided from 1pm  in the foyer of the Postgraduate Centre.

This is a Free event, but we do require formal registration. If you wish to book please email us.

Please note that if you are planning to attend 'Northern Ireland Symposium 2018: The issues and advances in Pathology' separate registration will be required. Further information about the event and registration can be found by clicking here.


13.00-14.00         Registration and Lunch (run in conjunction with NI Symposium)

14.00-14.20         Welcome and Introduction: A3 problem-solving to make and sustain successful quality improvements - Dr Bridget S Wilkins, Director of Clinical Effectiveness, RCPath

14.20-14.30         Q&A, discussion of current QI activities

14.30-15.00         Are we solving the right problems?
                            (Workshop activity: defining problem statements and exploring root causes)

15.00-15.30         Getting people on board
                            (Workshop activity: drivers, stakeholder engagement and influence)

15.30-16.00         Refreshment break and networking

16.00-16.30         Measuring what matters, and measuring it again
                            (Workshop activity: what data should we measure, how and how much?)

16.30-16.45         Next steps

16.45                   Close of meeting


To be held at Room 03/307 of the Medical Biology Centre (MBC), Belfast BT9 7AE.