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A Vision for IBD

Achieving Excellence
David Barker
Chief Executive, Crohns and Colitis UK
Chair, IBD Standards Group

What we want. . .
A world class level of care and treatment for
anyone with IBD wherever they live in the UK

A level of service we would want for our own


loved ones (sons, daughters, mothers, fathers

Defining excellence
The definition of quality in health care, enshrined
in law, includes three key aspects: patient safety
clinical effectiveness
patient experience
A high quality health service
exhibits all three
NHS Five Year Forward View Oct 2014

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Defining excellence

Defining excellence

Poll
Which of the following have made the
biggest difference in driving excellence
in care?
1. Introduction of the IBD Standards
2. IBD Audit
3. Developing our own quality improvement
programme locally
4. Involving patients in the development of services
5. IBD nurses
6. Better use of technology to collect and assess
clinical data and patient outcomes

Poll
If you could only use one tool to
measure/ benchmark excellence in
your IBD Service, what would it be?
1.
2.
3.
4.

IBD Audit
IBD Standards
NICE Quality Standard
Regular collection and assessment of clinical
data and patient outcomes/satisfaction
5. None of the above

Creating excellence

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Poll
Making the UK IBD
Standards a reality in all
IBD Services across the
UK will require:

More consultants
More specialist nurses
Accreditation of IBD services
A redesign of your local IBD
service
A miracle

Thank You

It takes time to create


excellence. If it could
be done quickly more
people would do it
John Wooden
Basketball coach