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About QIST

Quality Improvement for Surgical Teams (QIST) is an opportunity for Orthopaedic Surgeons, Anaesthetists, Nurses, Managers, Commissioners, Pharmacists and Allied Health Professionals to share best practice at a 2 day conference hosted by Northumbria – Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust held at The Marriott Hotel Gosforth Newcastle.

2018 Events

THU 14 JUN 2018

QIST Theatre/Endoscopy Patient Safety Day

Newcastle Marriott Hotel Gosforth Park, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE3 5HN

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Clinical Trials

Building on the successful Quality Improvement in Surgical Teams Collaborative model, we are pleased to introduce an ambitious new collaborative opportunity to work together to improve surgical outcomes through the preoperative treatment of mild anaemia and decolonisation of carriers of Methicillin Sensitive Staphylococcus aureus (MSSA).

  • Led by Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust, in partnership with the British Orthopaedic Association.
  • The project is funded for £1.5M by Northumbria NHS Vanguard, NHS Improvement, and industry (Vifor and Schülke), with independent evaluation by the University of York Trials Unit.
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This innovative Quality Improvement, Patient Safety and Research trial aims to improve care after hip and knee replacement in two evidence based domains:

QIST: Anaemia
To improve: Transfusion, Critical Care Admission, Length of Stay, Readmissions

QIST: Infection
To improve: MSSA hip and knee replacement infection rates

The purpose of the Quality Improvement in Surgical Teams Collaborative is to improve the quality of care delivered to patients requiring joint replacement surgery by introducing two complimentary care-bundles for mild anaemia and MSSA into routine clinical practice.tcomes through the preoperative treatment of mild anaemia and decolonisation of carriers of Methicillin Sensitive Staphylococcus aureus (MSSA).

Testimonials

“Very informative and interesting day. New ideas and challenges to our regimes. Lots of information to take back to hospital.”

Accommodation

Travelodge

Gosforth Park, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE3 5HN

Located just outside the city centre, the Newcastle Gosforth Hotel offers a peaceful way to enjoy Newcastle with plenty of access to the surrounding areas as well.

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Marriott

Gosforth Park, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE3 5HN

Stay in accommodation that is directly at the event venue. Step into luxury at the Newcastle Marriott Hotel Gosforth Park, where we offer tastefully appointed, elegant accommodation and exceptional service.

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