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Providing Care Efficiently course for GPs

Speciality Classification
General Practice ( GP ) / Family Medicine
Time / Duration
20 minutes
Subject matter expert
e-Learning for Healthcare
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This session examines ways in which clinical services and leadership can be delivered with greater efficiency and less waste. This session supports the development of leadership in clinical settings.

Learning Objectives

By the end of this session you will be able to:

  • Appraise, using a case study where resources are being used efficiently and inefficiently, and make recommendations for improving efficiency
  • Consider the impact on patients of changes made to improve efficiency, and identify how any negative impact can be overcome
  • Evaluate a local service in terms of efficient use of resources, and identify areas for improvement
  • Identify cost improvement measures which have been, or which may have to be, taken in the future
  • Identify any areas for personal development arising from this module
  • Demonstrate your contribution to leadership in the clinical setting by identifying ways in which resources could be used more efficiently

Healthcare services strive to deliver the best quality of care for patients. Efficient use of available resources is one of the factors that contributes to the success of this.

Entry Requirements / Prerequisites

Before commencing this session you should complete these sessions in the Introductory Module:

  • Introduction to Leadership and LeAD
  • Introduction to Medical/Clinical Leadership Competency Framework
Instructors / Speakers
Sapna Trivedi,
Specialist Renal Medicine

After qualifying from Imperial College School of Medicine, Sapna completed her junior doctor training, and then gained her training number in nephrology. She is currently doing research in the field of genetics and autoimmune disease. She was invited to join the committee on ’Enhancing engagement in medical leadership’ in 2007 and has had an active interest in developing leadership skills in the postgraduate setting.

Sapna has now completed her research and training and most recently was working part time as a locum consultant with a specialist interest in Vasculitis at Addenbrooke’s Hospital. Currently she is on maternity leave after which she hopes to get a substantive post and to continue to pursue her interests in education and research.

Providing Care Efficiently course for GPs
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Time / Duration
20 minutes
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