GIRFT methodology extended to more than 30 medical specialties

Getting It Right First Time (GIRFT), a programme designed to improve clinical quality and efficiency within the NHS by reducing unwarranted variations, has announced that it is recruiting new clinical leads as it grows to cover more than 30 clinical specialties. It comes after the Government announced in November 2016 that GIRFT would receive an […]

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GIRFT launches infection audit

Getting It Right First Time (GIRFT) has launched a new audit of patients with surgical site infections (SSIs), particularly examining their care peri- and post-operatively. Trainee doctors from across the country have been recruited to collate infection data from their trusts. The audit has the support of Professor Dame Sally Davies, Chief Medical Officer, NHS […]