Workstream B: Patients as partners – Get involved

9 August, 2019 | Posted in:

Shift.ms are leading this workstream, with CEO George Pepper member of the ‘Raising the Bar’ steering group and service designer Rob Sloan leading the workstream. Objective: To support people with MS to understand and take control of their condition and how they manage it. Overview of the workstream The workstream reviewed the considerable evidence that […]

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Leading for change – equipping you to raise the bar for MS services

6 August, 2019 | Posted in: ,

‘Leadership is, simply put, influencing someone for the common good’. Professor Gabriele De Luca and Barbara Hoese, President of Pentecore Coaching LLC, a leadership development and coaching firm, led an interactive presentation, exploring what leadership is, the skills needed to effect change, and how best to equip our clinicians to do it. Beginning with a […]

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Participate in our audit of MS services

5 August, 2019 | Posted in:

Delegates at our meeting MS Service Provision in the UK 2019: Raising the Bar agreed in principle to participate in the pilot audit; the aim of the audit is to help improve the lives of people with MS AND the work lives of their health care professionals (us) at a time when the challenges and pressures […]

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Focus on the workstreams: Patients as partners

21 June, 2019 | Posted in:

‘Supporting people with MS to understand and take control of their condition and how they manage it.’ Shift.ms are leading this workstream, with CEO George Pepper member of the ‘Raising the Bar’ steering group and Service designer Rob Sloan leading the workstream session. Objective: To develop an expert patient course designed by and for pwMS […]

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Raising the bar for MS: patients as partners

21 June, 2019 | Posted in:

George Pepper, CEO of online ‘MSer’ community Shift.ms, talks to us about how we engage patients as meaningful partners in managing their condition and why this MS workstream will help tackle variance and raise the bar for people with MS. Shift.ms as a company are leading this workstream and George is a steering group representative […]

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Focus on the workstreams: data

14 June, 2019 | Posted in:

Understanding and using available data to drive insight and change Dr David Rog, consultant neurologist at Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust is the representative on the national ‘Raising the bar’ steering group and lead for this workstream. He will be joined by Hassan Chaudhury (Chief Commercial Officer, Health iQ) to co-chair the workstream meeting. Objectives: […]

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Focus on the workstreams: Social determinants of health

7 June, 2019 | Posted in:

How can we as healthcare professionals address social determinants of health? Gavin Giovannoni, Professor of Neurology at Barts and The London is the chair for the national ‘Raising the bar’ steering group and the lead for this workstream. Dr Helen Ford, consultant neurologist and MSologist at Leeds Teaching Hospital, will co-chair the workstream. ‘The social […]

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Raising the bar for MS: Social determinants of health

7 June, 2019 | Posted in:

Professor Gavin Giovannoni talks to us about the social determinants of health, and why this MS workstream will help tackle variance and raise the bar for people with MS. Gavin is the lead for this workstream – find out more about the workstream itself here or learn more about the background to this work. Why […]

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Focus on the workstreams: Audit

7 June, 2019 | Posted in:

A pragmatic rolling UK MS audit: What data to collect and how to collect it painlessly Jeremy Hobart, Professor of Clinical Neurology and Health Measurement at Plymouth University Peninsula Schools of Medicine and Dentistry is the representative on the national ‘Raising the bar’ steering group and lead for this workstream. ‘Of course auditing will identify […]

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