CELEBRATE A NURSE FRIDAY- ATTITUDE IS EVERYTHING

Imagine you are a midwife in sub Saharan Africa who runs a community health center with a large population. In this health center, resources are severely restricted and there is a recurrent acute shortage of qualified staff in your team. Imagine that as the midwife you have poor problem-solving skills, have very little knowledge on …

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Root cause analysis: Focus on the CAUSE not the PROBLEM.

The beauty of quality improvement is that the teams get to meet regularly to review their progress against the process indicators they are tracking. That said, this is not always all happy and cordial. Sometimes it gets to a point of confrontation especially when the teams are just beginning their improvement journey.  A few weeks …

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