Call for presentation proposals: Quality Improvement Theatre at Patient First 2017

Published: 30 Aug 2017

HQIP is inviting healthcare professionals with practical Quality Improvement experience to submit presentation proposals for this year’s QI Theatre, as part of the Patient First conference taking place between the 21 and 22 November 2017. 

Now in its fourth successive year, Patient First is attended by more than 3,000 delegates. This is the second year that HQIP and the National Quality Improvement and Clinical Audit Network (NQICAN) will co-host the Quality Improvement Theatre, a 75-seat auditorium, which last year featured 20 speakers and welcomed over 600 delegates. 

Presentation proposals for 2017 should be case study-based, clinician-led, offering delegates practical take-home solutions and integrating clinical audit with clinical improvement.  Speakers will be allocated 30 – 60  minutes to present and 15 minutes for brief questions. Preference will be given to proposals that demonstrate an interactive and engaging approach. 

Key topic themes currently under consideration include:

Local QI following national clinical audit;Clinicians clinical audit and QI; Commissioners and boards: How data supports assurance and improvement, and Patient Safety, patient choice and information governance. 

Former QI Theatre speakers include respected names such as UCL clinical fellow Dr Ben Bray, director of information for East Kent University Hospitals Dr Marc Farr and chief executive of NCEPOD, Marisa Mason. 

Attending 2017 Patient First conference

Meanwhile, HQIP is offering a limited number of Patient First delegate passes, each worth £399, exclusively to subscribers of the HQIP fortnightly eBulletin.

• If you would like to apply for a pass and you are already a subscriber visit and enter booking code PFHQ17 when promoted for payment

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HQIP delegate pass holders will have unlimited access to all seven conference theatres over the full two-day period.

For more information on the 2017 Patient First conference visit