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Presentations delivered by Sir Liam on the National Health Service and other Healthcare Services

Consists of 68 Powerpoint presentations, including notes, used by Sir Liam during speeches and presentations given during his time as Chief Medical Officer regarding the National Health Service and other Healthcare Service topics, specifically change management and improvement, clinical governance and quality, and the history of the NHS, health services and medicine.

Presentations delivered by Sir Liam on the National Health Service, other Healthcare Services and Patient Safety

Consists of 46 powerpoint presentations, including notes, used by Sir Liam during speeches and presentations given during his time as Chief Medical Officer regarding National Health Service and other Healthcare Service topics, specifically regarding quality and clinical governance, and Patient Safety.

Regional Director of Public Health's Report for 1992

Annual Report by Sir Liam for the Northern Regional Health Authority.

Health issues covered in this report significant to the Northern Region include;

Progress on the previous years' recommendations and major achievements in the region;

Adequately diagnosing and treating high blood pressure;

Prescribing cheaper but equally effective medicines to save money and treat more patients;

Greater use of day case surgerys in hospitals;

Reducing the risk of death through meningitis by administering penicillin injections before transferring sufferers to hospital;

Administering steroids to mothers in premature labour to reduce incidences of respiratory distress syndrome;

And the development and use of agreed clinical guidlines to standardise the treatment of patients.

Speech entitled Regional Quality

Consists of notes and papers relating to Sir Liam's opening speech at the Royal College of General Practioners National Spring Meeting, on the need to address quality of care in the Northern region.

A Commitment to Quality, A Quest for Excellence: Statement on Behalf of the Government, the Medical Profession and the NHS

This report, led by Sir Liam as a statement on behalf of the Government, the medical profession and the NHS, set out a public commitment to high quality healthcare with an emphasis on safety and a framework to achieve it. This included clear standards and best practice implementation, greater clinical governance towards quality assurance and improvement in supported local services, patient collaboration and safety improvements and greater collaborative working.

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