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Consultant in Respiratory Medicine, Clinical Director in Quality Improvement

Aklak Choudhury

University Hospitals of Derby and Burton Foundation NHS Trust

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I am a Consultant Physician in Respiratory Medicine at UHDB. I am a Clinical Director in Quality Improvement.  I am also the Quality and Safety Lead for Respiratory. I have held a number clinical, educational and managerial roles. Specific strengths are in clinical leadership and healthcare innovation. I have a particular interest in supporting trainees through their quality improvement projects and mentor development for QI. I have led four quality improvement programmes in sepsis, medical handover, acute medicine and ambulatory care. I have and interest in Medical Education and I have held the role of Core Medical Training Director.

I have been previously sepsis lead. I have been a Core Medical Training Director for doctors at my trust. I have been previously sepsis lead for the trust. I have led and supported establishment of Acute Medicine and Ambulatory departments.

I have a specialist interest in Medical Handover. Previously running an advanced medical handover simulation course and I am the inventor of eHandover, a national award winning electronic solution for safe medical handover.

Being part of the Q community is very exciting and look forward to shared learning and collaboration with other QI colleagues.

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  • My Improvement Journey: Aklak Choudhury

    Dr Aklak Choudhury, Clinical Director for Quality Improvement for University Hospitals of Derby and Burton Foundation NHS Trust, shares their improvement journey and the impact Q membership has had on his work.

  • Member Insight: publishing on BMJ Open Quality

    One of Q's member benefits is the ability to publish work for free on BMJ Open Quality. Here Aklak Choudhury share's an insight into his recent experience publishing his work about oxygen prescription and delivery to patients.

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