Getting involved in QI activities can help you develop a better understanding of ward processes and the various healthcare professional roles that exist within a multidisciplinary team. It will also better prepare you for life as a junior doctor and help you to develop the necessary medical leadership and management skills.
Start by taking these online courses to find out more about participating in a QI project, and then get inspiration about areas of improvement from the links below.
To find out what opportunities are available to you at St George's, contact Ross McLaren
This 10 hour free, online course from BMJ e-Learning will give you a good foundation in the theory underpinning patient safety, as well as practical guidance on how to carry out a quality improvement project.
Just some of the things you will learn in this course:
This video summarises the current structure of the NHS, which may give you some ideas for areas of improvement.