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PSC & PIPSQC Paediatric Patient Safety Day: Monday 20 May 2013

Author: Dr. Sebastian Yuen

This year I have been fortunate to have attended two @PIPSQC meetings and have been asked to write about the second. For Tweeters, I have included Twitter handles (eg I am @S3bster).

Before I do, I should mention the awesome and inspiring speakers from around the world at the meeting on 15th April 2013. An overview of the event - hosted by Great Ormond Street Hospital, London - is here: In particular, the team from the Ghana Fives Alive programme blew me away! Funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and using IHI improvement methodology, they have significantly reduced the under-five mortality. It is low tech and has spread across the country ( [...]