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
16 March 2021
Maternity and Neonatal Care Webinar
Theme: Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia (BPD)
Chaired by Dr Colin Peters, Neonatal Clinical Lead at the Maternity and Children Quality Improvement Collaborative (MCQIC), Healthcare Improvement Scotland.
The webinar looked into how your role in planning pre-natal, intrapartum and immediate post birth actions can improve outcomes. This also provided a networking opportunity for maternity and neonatal staff to ask questions, comment and share experiences.
- Dr Colin Peters, MCQIC Neonatal Clinical Lead, Healthcare Improvement Scotland
- Marianne White, Infant Feeding Advisor, NHS Tayside
- Stephanie Gardiner, Midwifery Team Lead, NHS Tayside
- Dr Jen Mitchell, Consultant Neonatologist, NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde
- Webinar feedback
- Presentation: MCQIC Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia (BPD) webinar programme (PDF)
- Presentation: Why a focus on BPD reduction is necessary (PDF)
- Presentation: Overview of the measures (PDF)
- Presentation: Early expressed breast milk (PDF)
- Presentation: The deep dive into BPD QI (PDF)
- BPD webinar recording (Please note: Open the link of the recording in Chrome in order for the sound to work.)
2 December 2020
MCQIC Maternity and Neonatal Care Webinar
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)
- MCQIC Resources
The following are PDFs versions of relevant resources which can be printed locally during the current COVID-19 restrictions.
Development of this section is ongoing, however if you require any particular posters, handy guides or other resource please contact his.MCQIC@nhs.scot .
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