Quality Improvement methodology applied to Pre-Hospital Resuscitation

Paul is an air ambulance paramedic, head of clinical governance, quality and patient safety at the Scottish Ambulance Service. He is currently seconded to the Scottish Government as a senior healthcare manager in the healthcare quality and strategy directorate. Paul has been involved in pre hospital resuscitation in Edinburgh, man and boy, for over 20 years and been involved in facilitating the work of the RRG since the original TOPCAT days…

Currently Paul is working up an MSc dissertation as part of his Health Foundation GenQ fellowship in leadership at Ashridge, looking at how leadership and improvement methodology can deliver a strategy for OHCA across Scotland. He is focussing on the key themes of Culture and Leadership to answer the question “how do we build a system which saves lives”.