Programme Director (Safety & Improvement)
NHS Education for ScotlandScotland
Paul is a Chartered Ergonomist and Human Factors specialist, Safety Scientist and Medical Educator with NHS Education for Scotland based in Glasgow, where he is Programme Director (Safety & Improvement) and leads the Safety, Skills and Improvement Research Collaborative (SKIRC). He has worked in the National Health Service in Scotland for over 25 years in a range of quality and safety advisory roles.
He gained his doctorate in significant event analysis from the University of Glasgow in 2004 and has published over 130 papers on healthcare quality and safety in international peer-reviewed journals and co-edited a book on safety and improvement. Paul is also Honorary Professor and a PhD supervisor/examiner in the Institute of Health and Well-being at the University of Glasgow. He is Honorary Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh and the Royal College of General Practitioners, and a Registered Member of the UK Chartered Institute of Ergonomics and Human Factors.
Q Exchange ideas
To establish a UK healthcare Community of Practice (CoP) for HF & QI and a resource repository for safety and quality leaders to apply HF 'brilliant basics' and link with experts to support their work
Q community member, Paul Bowie, shares the latest on the Q Exchange 2019 project, Community of Practice: Human Factors and Quality Improvement, and encourages the community to get involved.
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Areas of interest
- Collaboration and networking
- Efficiency and productivity
- Improvement research
- Patient safety
- Person-centred care
- Primary care
- Quality improvement
- Quality of care
- Social care
- College Q
- Psychology for Improvement
- Building improvement capability across boundaries
- Sustainable Healthcare
- Improving Joy in Work
- Clinical Audit in Quality Improvement
- Closing the gap: developing improvers for a complex world
- Organisational Resilience & Safety-II
- Human Factors
- Human-Centred Design in Health and Care
- Educators as Improvers
- Bridging Networks
- Ambulance Services and QI
- Improvement Research Network
- Learning from Excellence
- Primary Care
- Staff Wellbeing and Quality Health Care
- Redesigning the organisational landscape
- Communities of Practice
- Complexity Approaches to support Quality Improvement