Looking for ideas and other peoples approach to a similar or the same problem can be a source of inspiration. In this sections we have advice from poster judges on what makes a great project, examples by specialty and type as well as the SQUIRE guidance for national and international publication
What makes a great project/poster - Guidance from SW judges:
Bristol Patient Patient Safety Conference (BPSC) is not just a valuable place to present your work but also to learn from others. Poster examples are easily accessible and the guidance on what a poster / presentation should include is here.
SQUIRE Guidance is internationally recognised as the standard to work towards:
Standards for reporting quality improvement have been developed so as to maximise the value to the improver but also the reader who may want to adapt an approach or even copy it.
Sharing and borrowing from others is a key ingredient - why reinvent the wheel but you may need to adjust the wheel size and fitting so it matches your team/ patients requirements!
How to conceptualise your ideas and plans:
The squire standards of QI reporting excellence 2.0 gives guidance within the introduction as to problem identification, rationale and aim setting.
Posters from BPSC:
Pages 1 - 24; Improving Processes and Healthcare Outcomes
Pages 25- 33; Training, Education, Knowledge, Best Practice
Pages 34 - 42; Systemwide Improvement, Building Patient Safety Capacity
Pages 43 - 53; Better Teamwork, Enhancing Patient Experience, Learning from Events
Category A; Improving Primary & Secondary Care
Category B & C; Improving Care Pathways
Category D; Patient Handover
Category E; The Deteriorating Patient
Category F; The Older Patient
Category G; Medicines Management and Maternity Care
Category A; Improving Maternal, Neonatal and Paediatric Care
Category B & C; Medicines Management
Category D; The Older Patient
Category E; Improving Primary Care
Category F & G; Care of the Unwell Patient
Category H; Handover
Category I & J; Education and Training
Category K & L; Improving Processes and Outcomes
Category M; Improving Handover and Intensive Care
Category N; Improving Admission and Discharge
Category O & P; Improving the Care of the Surgical Patient
Posters from 2022 are currently in production.