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14 Jan, 2016

Dr. Brendan McGrath Approved £400k Grant

January 14th, 2016|News Stories|

The Health Foundation (http://www.health.org.uk/) is an “independent charity committed to bringing about better health and health care for people in the United Kingdom.” The £400,000 ($600,000 US dollars) grant will help fund 20 institutions in the United Kingdom to join the Global Tracheostomy Collaborative (GTC) and evaluate in detail the benefits to patients, their families, [...]

15 Dec, 2015

Dec 2015: Inpatient Nursing and Parental Comfort

December 15th, 2015|Other Education Resources|

Inpatient Nursing and Parental Comfort in Managing Pediatric Tracheostomy Care and Emergencies Click here to download or view on mobile http://globaltrach.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/Dec-2015-Inpatient-Nursing-and-Parental-Comfort.pdf

15 Dec, 2015

Doctor’s Two Tracheostomy Books For Free Download

December 15th, 2015|Other Education Resources|

Dr. Itzhak Brook has made available his two books, "The Laryngectomee Guide" and "My voice, a physician's personal experience with throat cancer" for FREE download on these two sites (they are also available as paperback and Kindle at Amazon.com): - http://www.entnet.org/content/laryngectomee-guide - http://dribrook.blogspot.com/ Dr. Brook says "The Guide provides practical information on medical; dental and [...]

15 Dec, 2015

GTC Intervention Reducing the Severity of Harm of Tracheostomy-Related Adverse Events

December 15th, 2015|Poster Presentations|

Click here to download or view on mobile http://globaltrach.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/12/McGrath-Global-Tracheostomy-Collaborative-WAMM-Poster.pdf

15 Dec, 2015

Colours of Tracheostomy Tubes Impacting Patient Safety Perceptions and Experiences

December 15th, 2015|Poster Presentations|

Click to Download: Poster Presentation on colours for key parts of tracheostomy tubes impacting patient safety perceptions and experiences.

15 Dec, 2015

Rapid Improvements in Quality and Safety

December 15th, 2015|Poster Presentations|

Click to Download: Poster Presentation on SHINE: Rapid improvements in quality and safety following introductions of tracheostomy multi-disciplinary team ward rounds.

15 Dec, 2015

Poster Presentation on ICU Functional Communication Scale

December 15th, 2015|Poster Presentations|

Click to Download: Poster Presentation on ICU Functional Communication Scale to evaluate the effectiveness of communication in ventilator-dependent tracheostomy patients utilizing above cuff vocalization.

9 Dec, 2015

$22.18 Million Awarded to Patient After Hospital Found Negligent in Tracheostomy Care

December 9th, 2015|News Stories|

Chicago Attorneys Win $22.18 Million for Patient of Medical Negligence PR Web | Wednesday, 09 December 2015 07:45 (EST) Chicago, Illinois(PRWEB) December 09, 2015The Law Offices of Lane & Lane, LLC recently helped a victim of medical negligence and carelessness secure a$22.18 million judgment for injuries she sustained at the Mercy Hospital and Medical Center in [...]

18 Aug, 2015

The International Network of Spinal Cord Injury Nurses

August 18th, 2015|Other Education Resources|

Click to visit: The idea of shared learning is an important principle of the GTC and as well as learning from each other we can learn from other collaborations with similar aims and goals. The International Network of Spinal Cord Injury Nurses is a fine example. Their website includes a number of free resources and [...]

15 Aug, 2015

Shine Leader Dr Brendan McGrath Appointed as National Tracheostomy Lead Clinician by NHS England

August 15th, 2015|News Stories|

Dr Brendan McGrath has been appointed as National Tracheostomy Lead Clinician by NHS England in recognition of his work improving patient safety. He currently leads a successful Health Foundation funded project which aims to reduce the frequency, nature and severity of harm associated with tracheostomies. Dr McGrath, a consultant in Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine [...]