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Walk and Talk Improvement Podcast Series explores QI

26 January 2023



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Walk and Talk Improvement Podcast Series explores QI

An all-Ireland podcast series exploring Quality Improvement now has six episodes available for download.  Walk and Talk Improvement is co-produced by patient partners, HSCQI, and HSE’s National Quality and Patient Safety Directorate, in the Republic of Ireland. It is being hosted on podcast platform Acast, and is available on a number of the major platforms, including Spotify and YouTube

In the latest episode of the All Ireland Podcast Series: Walk and Talk Improvement, Dr Aideen Keaney, Director HSCQI shares how ‘Daisy the Cow’ inspired her project to increase staff awareness of safety and quality in Belfast Children’s Hospital. HSE’s Dr Colm Henry and Dr Orla Healy join Aideen on this podcast episode.

In addition to Dr Aideen Keaney, the podcasts also feature other HSCQI colleagues and service users.

The episodes are:

Empowering and Engaging Patients: The role of patient partners

    • Hosted by Clifford Mitchell (HSCQI) and Dave Milliken, Patient Partner
    • Guests: Carol McCullough, Linda Craig (PHA), Dr John Fitzsimons, Bernie O’Reilly

Empowering and Engaging staff: Stories, insights and learning from healthcare colleagues

  • Hosted by Dr Mary Browne and Dr John Fitzsimons- NQPSD
  • Guests: Caroline Lennon-Nally, Elaine Fallon, Dr Leonard Douglas,Dr Athinyaa Thiraviaraj, Lucy Nugent

Reducing harm in healthcare: Recognising the deteriorating patient

  • Hosted by Roisin Egenton- NQPSD
  • Guests: Yvonne Young, Christine Sheehan, Dr Brian McCloskey

Using data to improve: “No data without stories, no stories without data”

  • Hosted by Dr Gemma Moore and Grainne Cosgrove- NQPSD
  • Guests: Gemma Willis, Keith Synnott, Damian McGovern, Professor Deirdre Madden

Human Factors: Designing for People

  • Hosted by Margaret Codd- NQPSD
  • Guests: Kieran Henry, Dr Angela O’Dea, Professor Paul Bowie

Leadership and Governance

  • Hosted by Roisin Egenton- NQPSD
  • Guests: Dr Colm Henry, Dr Orla Healy, Dr Aideen Keaney

The episodes are available on Acast, Spotify, Amazon, YouTube and Google podcasts. So if you’re interested in learning more about quality improvement and patient safety, have a listen to the personal stories that our colleagues and patient partners have shared with us in Walk and Talk Improvement: Ideas for Safe Quality Care.