Masterclass in Optimising Outpatient Appointments
This unique masterclass will take you step-by-step through the process of identifying where the key blockages are in your appointment system and problem solving to ultimately enable you to optimise your clinic space, address DNAs and lead to reduced bottlenecks. Book your place and take away an action plan applicable to your own service’s circumstances, as well as crucial ‘how to’ guidance on how you can champion change to realise actual improvements to your patient flow.
By combining expert guidance and practical sessions which will draw on all attendees’ knowledge, this one-day masterclass will enable you to map your processes and identify ways to increase efficiency and rework the patient journey.
- Exploring whether you have a problem and where it is: utilising your data and analysing the root causes of blockages and delays
- Introduction to process mapping: reviewing how things currently work and exploring incremental changes that can have a big impact
- Overcoming barriers to change: take a collective approach to the most common obstacles when altering existing processes
- Guidance on project managing: ensuring buy-in, accountability and compliance through a large-scale process change
Leave this interactive workshop able to implement the tools to drive your NHS outpatient service forward. Get to grips with new knowledge and skills and learn how to increase efficiency and optimise appointments by:
- Getting involved in active discussion and group work on reducing empty slots and DNAs
- Identifying how to collect data and use it as a tool for scheduling
- Process mapping to pinpoint blockages and delays
- Sharing ideas on how to overcome barriers to change
- Championing change by focusing on leadership and measuring quality
- Creating an action plan applicable to your service circumstances
This interactive forum will bring you together with Outpatient Leads and Managers, Consultants, Nurse Leads and Service Managers. It will provide a unique opportunity to meet like-minded colleagues, sharing common experiences and best practice advice to drive forward your outpatient improvement plan.
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Work through your key challenges to improve service performance:
|Measuring Flow, Identifying Blockages and Addressing Waiting Times|
How to identify whether you have a problem: diagnosing problems and where to find them
Getting to grips with data: how to turn data into a real tool for outpatient
Pinpointing where and why blockages occur: root cause vs symptom
|Practical Session: Empty Slots and DNAs|
Better understand why clinic time is getting wasted and where changes can be made
|Process Mapping and Improvement Strategies|
Mapping processes and finding ways to rework the patient journey
Key incremental changes: what can you do today? Small changes with a big impact
Reviewing LEAN as a tool for success: streamlining pathways and processes
Utilising innovation: tools and technologies that can improve booking and patient management
|Practical Session: Overcoming Barriers to Change|
In groups, list and address your most common barriers to change. Whether it is a lack of time or cost considerations, share different experiences and identify how you can overcome your key hurdles
|Championing Change: How to Achieve Real Operational Improvement|
Project managing process change: case study guidance on the ‘next steps’
Changing cultures: how to get buy-in across the board
Leadership for change: ensuring ongoing accountability and compliance
Measuring patient experience to ensure quality is still priority
Creating KPIs as a marker for ongoing improvement
|Practical Session: Create your Own Action Plan|
Take away real applicable strategies for identifying, overcoming and improving on problems within your outpatient pathway
Share practical advice and take away workable solutions applicable to your own services circumstances:
This pricing structure applies across this conference and related events
- NHS or Public Sector for one place £399 + VAT
- NHS or Public Sector for two or three places (each) £299 + VAT
- NHS or Public Sector for four places (each) £279 + VAT
- Commercial Organisation for one place £699 + VAT
- Commercial Organisation two or three places (each) £599 + VAT
- Commercial Organisation four or more places (each) £579 + VAT
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- Bed & Breakfast accommodation for Wednesday 27th March at Holiday Inn Birmingham City Centre, Smallbrook Queensway, Birmingham, B5 4EW : £100 + VAT
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