SIG Discussion Groups

We have monthly SIG Discussion Groups on topics identified by members of our Q SIG and our CHA members.  Those registering and attending receive a certificate of attendance and a link to the presentations and recording.  The feedback on our discussions have been very positive, with terms such as "inspirational". The sessions so far have been very lively and productive.  Recordings and presentations are available.



CHA SIG Discussion Groups 


"Fundraising and Volunteering in Community Hospitals"  by Step Haywood, Researcher University of Birmingham

 Download Steph's presentation here


National Programmes in Action in Community Hospitals

"End PJ Paralysis"  Presentation by: Steffi Bailey, Clinical Transformation Lead and Heba Jackson Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust 

Presentation from Steffi - download here

"Get it on time: Parkinsons Medication" Presentation by Kylie Lock, Quality Lead West Adult Community Services, Cornwall Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

Presentation from Kylie - download here 


"Health Care Support Worker Education & Development Team"

Julia Fairhall Assistant Director of Nursing,  Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust   

Download presentation here  Download the Poster here    Read more detail here    


Good Practice in Wound Management in Community Hospitals   

Sally Oxley Clinical Team Lead, and Jenita Loheswaran Nursing Associate at Camborne Redruth Community Hospital, Cornwall Cornwall Partnership NHS Foundation Trust.  Download the presentation here


Pharmacy and Medicines Management    

Rafael Baptista spoke about his Pharmacy Intervention Tool. Rafael's presentation is available here 

Rebecca Gosrani, Laura Pullan and Dan Clarke spoke of their Electronic Prescribing and Medicines Administration system

Participants were impressed with the digital developments in the two initiatives that had increased patient safety, saved staff time, and also increased efficiency and sustainability. Download the presentation here 


Utilising the diagnosis of "Frailty" for Personalised Care in Community Hospitals 

Dr Kirsty Protherough, Chair and Director of the Community Hospitals Association

Comments from participants: "It was a useful and interesting discussion."  "What I saw of the presentation was very informative and I look forward to the slides.""I ... found it really helpful. Especially in terms of the benchmarking service that we run for our member are frailty and how we could potentially introduce some additional metric to support shared learning."

Download Kirsty's presentation here


Making Changes Locally, Contributing Nationally - Exploring Research And Innovation In Community Hospitals. 

Dr. Christine Burt, Director of Research and Innovation from Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust

 Download the presentation here    


Gloucestershire: a vibrant and thriving community hospital community

Dawn Allen, Service Director for Community Hospitals, Gloucestershire Health and Care NHS Foundation Trust

Link to the Q website for the event and recording here and download presentation here


Meaningful Activities Coordinator

Anna Mitchell, Meaningful Activities Coordinator, Launceston Community Hospital, Cornwall. 

Link to the Q website for the event and recording here


Safer Staffing

Helen Hughes, Chief Executive of Patient Safety Learning

Professor Alison Leary Chair of Healthcare and Workforce Modelling at London South Bank University and Director of the International Community Nursing Observatory (ICNO)

Link to Q website for the recording of the session here and presentation here


Joy in Work

Julia Wood QI Lead,  Julia Wood and Associates Ltd

Link to Q website for the recording of the session here and Download the Presentation


Creating a Communication Open Door

Shauna Fannin, GP and Clinical Lead, Robinson Memorial Hospital, Northern Health and Social Care Trust, NI

Link to Q website for the recording of the session   Download the Presentation  

The Art of the Possible – Setting up a 7-day Community Hospital service during the Pandemic

Kate Riddle Head of Service Community Rehabilitation, Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust 

Link to Q website for the recording of the session  and download presentation here

Understanding, and meeting, the needs of all staff during the pandemic

Annalouise Wood, Matron Alnwick and Berwick Community Hospitals Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust. 

Anna Burhouse, Director of Quality Development, Health Foundation Fellow

Link to the Q website for the recording of the session

Supporting Hospital Discharge During Reset at Teddington Community Hospital

Anna McNulty, Matron, Teddington Memorial Hospital, Hounslow and Richmond Community Healthcare NHS Trust

Link to Q website for the recording of the session

Advanced Clinical Practice Team in Petersfield Hospital, and Keeping our Community Safe in Nairn

Dr Adrian Baker, GP and Clinical Lead. Nairn Town and County Hospital, NHS Highland, Scotland

Julian Kerr, Nurse Consultant, Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust

Link to the Q website for the recording of the session

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