The Maternity and Children Quality Improvement Collaborative focuses on improving outcomes for babies, children and their mothers.
A mum’s personal story that demonstrates how MCQIC is improving outcomes for mothers and babies.
Read more about Neonatal Care.
Children and young people have been at the centre of policy in Scotland over recent years, with a clear recognition that the future of our nation is dependent on the health and well-being of our children. The SPSP Paediatric programme is currently focussing on reducing unplanned admissions to Paediatric Intensive Care Units (PICU), Ventilator Associated Pneumonia (VAP) and central venous catheter related blood stream infections.
- MCQIC Webinars
The following are PDFs of the PowerPoint presentations and relevant resources from the MCQIC Webinars.
2 December 2020
MCQIC Maternity and Neonatal Care
Theme: Term Admissions
Chaired by Professor Alan Cameron, MCQIC Obstetrics Clinical Lead at Healthcare Improvement Scotland the webinar focused on term admissions.
The webinar provided networking opportunity for maternity and neonatal staff to share the learning, and experiences with reducing term admissions.
The webinar provided updates on:
- National data overview by Dr Colin Peters, MCQIC Neonatal Clinical Lead, Healthcare Improvement Scotland
- Reducing avoidable term admissions to neonatal unit by Marie McNairney, Senior Charge Midwife in Neonatal Unit, NHS Ayrshire and Arran
- Term Admissions by Dr Lynsey Still, Consultant Neonatologist, NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde
NOTE: Please open the link of recording in Chrome in order for the sound to work.
30 September 2020
MCQIC Maternity and Neonatal Care
Chaired by Dr Colin Peters, MCQIC Neonatal Clinical lead, this Webinar was an opportunity to discuss the re-engagement of MCQIC in supporting Maternity and Neonatal Units with their improvement work, and allow NHS boards to share learning gained through the COVID-19 period.
The webinar focused on:
- update on MCQIC planned activities to 31 March 2021.
- sharing individual experiences during COVID-19 as well as any learning from this, and
- review and development of MCQIC measures.
- National Publications
SPSP Maternity & Children - End of phase report (PDF) (Published by Healthcare Improvement Scotland, August 2016)
ihub Impact Report (PDF) (Published by Healthcare Improvement Scotland, January 2019)
- Quality Improvement (QI) Awards
The awards are open to those delivering quality improvement work through the Maternity and Children’s Quality Improvement Collaborative (MCQIC), part of Healthcare Improvement Scotland, and the Scottish Government’s Children and Young People Improvement Collaborative (CYPIC).
The 2019 awards attracted a wide range of strong and innovative projects across nine categories, illustrating ways in which local people and teams have improved health, early years and family services and schools.
The QI Awards videos of those shortlisted can be viewed here: https://www.cypic.co.uk/2019-shortlist/
Winners of the 2019 awards were announced at the QI Awards ceremony on Tuesday 12th November at the Radisson Blu in Glasgow.
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Thank you to all who joined our Maternity and Neonatal Care webinar last week focusing on Term Admissions. This graphic includes one word participant feedback. The recording and slides will be available on our website soon…stay tuned @MaternitySPSP @NeonatalSPSP pic.twitter.com/g2E7pqZ2A8
#PELiCaNScotland have devised a survey to scope current education for paediatric end of life care to identify any gaps and future learning. They want to hear from everyone involved in providing/supporting end of life care to children here; tinyurl.com/y4cgk6ka