Review Information on How to Join the GTC

Please download and read through the documents to learn more about the collaborative, kickoff meetings, and how to get your institution involved.

Watch a Recording of the Kickoff

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Program Outline

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July 7, 2014

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Welcome / Introduction, Prof. Antony Narula & Dr. Peter Nightingale

Why do we need a Global Tracheostomy Collaborative?

United Kingdom & European perspective, Dr. Brendan McGrathUnited States perspective, Dr. Michael Brenner & Dr. Nassir Bhatti

A patient's perspective, Dr. Malcolm Babb

Guest Speaker, Baroness Nicholson of Winterbourne

Success Stories

Tracheostomy Review and Management Service, Tanis CameronSt. Mary's Hospital, London, Dr. Antony Narula

The GTC - what do you get for your money?, Mr. Haytham Kubba

Change Theory and Process in Complex Organizations Relative to the GTC, Dr. David Roberson

Guest Speaker, Prof. Steven Hawking


GTC Interventions, Dr. Brendan McGrath
How to get started, model of care, policy & procedures, risk management strategies, evidence based education, consumer engagement

Expert Support, Dr. Neil Bateman

Database, Dr. Steven Warrillow, Dr. Hannah Zhu, Kim Chin