M5: How to design and manage large scale, collaborative quality improvement based on real world global maternity projects: An interactive session to build confidence in improving at scale.

Wednesday 27 March

This session will examine national collaboratives for quality improvement in maternity services, using data to develop safe systems to improve impact of measurable patient outcomes.
The session will be introduced by John Boulton, Interim Director of NHS Quality Improvement and Patient Safety 1000 Lives Improvement Service, and Aidan Fowler, National Director of Patient Safety, NHS Improvement.

Delegates will gain an overview of international approaches to QI in maternity services. Programmes to be presented will include:
• Developing capacity and capability: Reducing Caesarean Section in Brazil. Presented by Pedro Delgado, Head of Europe and Latin America Regions, Institute for Healthcare Improvement
• Learning Set Design and Support: Saving Babies Lives- reducing stillbirth rates in England. Presented by Tony Kelly, National Clinical Lead for National Maternal and Neonatal Health Safety Collaborative
• Measurement for Improvement: OBS Cymru- reducing harm from Postpartum haemorrhage in Wales. Presented by Kathy Greaves on behalf of the OBS Cymru National Team and 1000 Lives Improvement
• Collaborative design and methodology: Using a collaborative approach to developing a National Maternity Early Warning Score. Presented by Bernadette McCulloch, Improvement Advisor and National Lead of the Maternity & Children Quality Improvement Collaborative, Scottish Patient Safety Programme, Healthcare Improvement Scotland
• Improvement at Scale: PROMPT – Improving outcomes through multidisciplinary training. Presented by Neil Muchatuta, Anaesthetic Lead, PROMPT Maternity Foundation
The presentations will be followed by an interactive World Café session, with the opportunity for each delegate to discuss the above with the presenting teams.
After this session, participants will be able to:

1. Understand the complexity of establishing multidisciplinary collaboratives, underpinned with a metrics and measurement strategy that motivates and engages the work force.
2. Understand global perspective on approaches to perinatal quality and safety, with opportunities to take this learning and apply it locally
3. Create capacity and capability to upscale local programmes in order to share learning and minimise variation in outcomes and patient experience

Kathryn Greaves, Senior Improvement Manager, 1000 Lives Improvement Service; Wales

Elinore Macgillivray, Senior Improvement Manager, 1000 Lives Improvement Service; Wales