Networking to Improve PROMS practice & collaboration gave an overview of the background of the network, details of current activity including the registrar EMPROVE audit as well as the future of the network in working to improve outcomes data collection.
- Anji Kingman, National PROMs Network Co-ordinator and Clinical Outcomes Manager (Northumbria Healthcare NHSFT): The background and development of the National PROMs Network. Anji was joined by Professor Mike Reed and Mr Ajay Malviya, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeons from Northumbra Healthcare NHSFT.
- Sammy Davies, Quality Outcomes Manager (The Robert Jones and Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic Hospital NHSFT): The national audit, EMPROVE (Evaluating the Measures in Patient Reported Outcomes, Values & Experiences) is allowing further investigations into the variations in PROMs data from collection methods, what PROMs are collected, how the data is reported in trusts and benchmarking nationally. EMPROVE audit – National PROMs Network and SWORD
- Rebecca Lafferty, National PROMS Network Co-ordinator and Outcomes Manager (Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust): The Future of PROMs data collection and Collaboration- looking ahead to collaborative projects. Rebecca was joined by Mr Ben Coupe, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon at Wrightington Hospital.