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2/22/2017 5:00 PM 2/22/2017 5:00 PM Webinar Provider; Leader

Archive: February 23, 2017

Purpose of the Call:

Hear firsthand from Healthcare Improvement Scotland and one of their teams that participated in the U.K. Health Foundation collaborative about their experience in applying the Vincent Framework at the frontline. The related challenges and benefits and how it has impacted their work.

"…if I apply this [framework] conceptually to any problem I've got in safety I can make it work, and it orders my thinking" – Neil Prentice, Assistant Medical Director Mental Health, Tayside Trust, Scotland


  1. Learn how the Vincent Framework was implemented in Scotland at the frontline
  2. Learn how Healthcare Improvement Scotland is spreading the Framework
  3. Learn how their experience applies to Canada


  • Jo Thomson – Senior Programme Manager, Measurement and Monitoring of Safety Programme, Healthcare Improvement Scotland

  • Alison McGurk, Clinical Team Manager (RMN), Angus Health and Social Care Partnership​

  • Morag MacRae – Patient Safety Development Manager, NHS Tayside

  • Dr. Jonathan Kirk – National Clinical Lead, Measuring and Monitoring Safety Programme, Healthcare Improvement Scotland

  • Dr. G. Ross Baker – Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto

SHIFT to Safety

Ensuring patients are safe remains a major challenge for Canadian healthcare organisations and systems. The Canadian Patient Safety Institute's (CPSI) new initiative, SHIFT to Safety, has been launched to address these challenges, including helping providers and leaders improve their measurement efforts.