Date course was held
QEUH LEARNING CENTRE
Speaker / Presenter(s)
Prof Sebastian Chastin,
Dr Val Blair (Programme Director, Allied Health Professionals, NHS Education for Scotland)
Claire Ritchie (Director of Allied Health Professionals NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde,
Dr Judith Lane,
Dr Wendy Cohen,
Prof Jim Woodburn (Assistant Vice Principal, Research Excellence, Glasgow Caledonian University)
Prof Emerita Ann P Moore (Director of the Council for Allied Health Professions Research (CAHPR)
Key learning points
The importance of a positive research culture within orthotics to improve engagement with research.
Linking with professional researchers and other professionals to improve impact of work.
Some talks repetitive
Application of new knowledge to current and future working practice
- Promoting a positive research culture within the department. I think an effective and manageable way of doing this would be to start a journal club within the department. Our department has already begun the planning of organising this.
- We intend to improve links with GCU particularly via Jim Woodburn and his facilities
- I have signed up to a Future Learn course called School for Agents of Change which was being promoted by one of the speakers and seems interesting. It is 6 weeks of lectures to encourage culture change within organisations
- Linking more with the University of Strathclyde – this has already begun with staff having input into student project titles.
- It is strongly recommended that departmental projects go through NHS GGC R&D. To
- Co-Creation was discussed by Seb Chastin from GCU who developed the PRODUCES framework. I intend to feed this back to our KAFO specialist who plans to redesign how the KAFO patients are seen within the department and is very keen to have stakeholders involved from the beginning.