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Doctors looking to a head scan

Health Education & Improvement Wales (HEIW) is committed to providing Quality Improvement Skills Training (QIST) for healthcare professionals across Wales.

The QIST team works in partnership with Improvement Cymru to develop and deliver a unique quality improvement training programme. The HEIW QIST programme provides high quality training in the principles of quality improvement for healthcare professionals (primarily trainees and trainers). We currently deliver a range of training to the following medical specialties:

  • Medicine ICM
  • Anaesthetics
  • Psychiatry
  • General Practice
  • Obstetrics and Gynaecology
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Paediatrics
  • Pathology

As well as:

  • Dental
  • Pharmacy
  • Welsh Clinical Leadership Training Fellows (WCLTF)

The team

The QIST Team is made up of six tutors who deliver the QI training programme, a QIST Manager and a QIST Officer. Dr Anton Saayman, Director of Education & Improvement is the lead for the QIST section.