Professor Tim Briggs on the launch of the MDSP

GIRFT to harness technology to improve medical devices safety

A clinically-led partnership will see the Getting It Right First Time (GIRFT) programme working with other NHS organisations to enable better use of technology to improve patient safety in the use of medical devices. Following early discovery work, the Medical Device Safety Programme (MDSP) has been established to: accelerate the adoption of digital technology to […]

New GIRFT guidance to help trusts improve the care of COVID-19 patients

Best practice guidance to help hospital staff and managers improve the care of COVID-19 patients has been issued to trusts by the Getting It Right First Time (GIRFT) team. Based on the experiences of hospital trusts that performed well during the early phase of the pandemic, the guidance shares successful innovations and practices which others […]

Professor Partha Kar

GIRFT diabetes lead awarded OBE in New Year Honours

Professor Partha Kar, one of the joint clinical leads of the Getting It Right First Time programme’s diabetes workstream, has been made an Officer of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (OBE) in the New Year Honours list 2021. Professor Kar, a consultant in diabetes and endocrinology at Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust and national […]