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Seminar | Understanding and applying quality improvement methods: Niro Siriwardena

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This seminar will provide an introduction to understanding quality and quality improvement, the methods used to improve and evaluate quality of care and how this has been applied to a range of studies.

Biography: Niroshan (Niro) Siriwardena is Professor of Primary and Prehospital Health Care at the University of Lincoln https://staff.lincoln.ac.uk/nsiriwardena. He trained in medicine at St. Bartholomew’s Hospital Medical College London and in general practice in Lincolnshire, followed by research training at Nottingham and De Montfort Universities. He is director of the Lincoln Clinical Trials Unit and the Community and Health Research Unit https://www.cahru.org.uk/, a research centre focussed on quality improvement and implementation research. He is also research director at the NIHR Applied Research Collaboration East Midlands and Honorary Professor at Cardiff University. He has published over 150 research studies in leading journals, with funding of over £30 million in the past 15 years including from the National Institute for Health Research, Research Councils, Health Foundation and Wellcome Trust.

 

Please contact sbowler@lincoln.ac.uk for more information.

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