Medical Advisory Committee
At Woodland Hospital we work closely with our colleagues at the local Trusts and CCG’s to ensure our services meet the needs of the patients we serve. Hospital services are complimented by the Medical Advisory and Clinical Governance Committees.
Our Medical Advisory Committee Chair is Mr Sankar, Consultant Plastic Surgeon and our Vice Chair is Mr Shah, Orthopaedic Consultant.
The MAC provide a forum for communication between The Executive Management Team and Senior Management Team and Clinical Governance Committee, to facilitate the safe provision of patient care. The Hospital Medical Association nominate members for appointment to the MAC. The MAC acts as an advisory committee to the General Manager to include participating, planning and implementation of quality programmes; endeavour to ensure that the level of patient care provided by the Facility is optimises given local recourses; ensure that a process for review of clinical outcomes and patient management is established and executed according to the Ramsay Facility Rules
There are regular medical advisory committee meetings throughout the year and active members are:
Members ensure that they: Keep abreast of Medical Practitioner opinion regarding issues affecting the Facility/medical practice. If you would like to view the profile of each representative above, please click on their name for more details.
Clinical Governance Meeting (CGM)
The Clinical Governance Committee is responsible for clinical leadership of safety and quality at the Facility. The CGM use all reasonable efforts to ensure that a comprehensive clinical audit programme is in place at the Facility and that rectification plans exits where gaps are identified. The committee review all incidents, trend and outcome data including rates of unplanned transfers in and out of the Facility, including returns to theatre an deaths and advice the General Manager through the MAC of the appropriate action to be taken in respect of these results.
The emphasis is on providing an environment and culture to support continuous clinical quality improvement so that patients receive safe and effective care, clinicians are enabled to provide that care and the organisation can satisfy itself that we are doing the right things in the right way.
There are regular Clinical Governance Meetings throughout the year and active members are:
- Chair – Dr J Safranski
- Paediatric - Mr Robin Lee
- Consultant Representation - Mr Mark Taylor
- Matron– Elaine Rowland
- Ward Manager / Sister
- Outpatients Manager
- Physiotherapy Manager
- Patient Administrator Manager
- Quality Improvement Lead
- Radiology Manager
- Pharmacy Manager
- Theatre Manager