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Senior Charge Nurse/Midwife Forum 23 April 2019


This Forum was hosted by Practice Development in the Queen Elizabeth Teaching & Learning Centre and all Senior Charge Nurses and Midwives were invited. The programme was facilitated as follows:

12:00 – Registration, Lunch, Poster Viewing and Networking

12:45 – Contextualisation of Care Assurance and the Quality Strategy

13:15 – Care Assurance

14:35 – Person Centred Visiting

15:00 – Clinical Leadership Development

15:45 – Summary, Evaluation & Close

Delegates had the opportunity to view thirteen posters depicting quality improvement projects from NHSGGC while networking over a sandwich lunch. There was a genuine buzz in the room before the main programme began in the QEUH Teaching and Learning Centre lecture theatre.

All one hundred and thirty four delegates who recorded their attendance by signing the register were asked to complete a simple feedback template which included two fields:

  • I really liked......
  • Even better if......

Eighty three feedback templates were completed. General themes were as follows:

I really liked........

  • The Nurse Director’s introduction
  • Being consulted on the CAS standards
  • Reflections on different approaches to person centred visiting by the three SCN/M
  • The plans for improving opportunity for Band 6 & 7 leadership development

Even better if.........

  • More time for discussion
  • Better space for discussion
  • More relevance to non-ward areas such as operating theatres and outpatient departments
  • SCN/Ms are given the opportunity to suggest content for the forum

A word cloud representing the most frequently used words is shown below:

 SCN/M forum Word Cloud


Previous Forum presentations are available below: 

Getting it Right Every Time - Dr. Margaret McGuire

Care Assurance - Margaret Connolly

Person Centred Visiting - Ann McLinton

LEaD - Jacqueline Carrigan and Keith Dow

Last Updated: 08 November 2019