LfE conference posters


LFE conference 2020

Here are the posters from LfE3 (7th Feb 2020)

Poster Number Poster title
1 Children’s Hospices in Scotland: Reducing admission time to hospice.
2 Appreciative enquiry and positive reporting to improve electronic endorsing of test results in maternity​
3 Oxford University Hospital: Time critical medicines
4 Safe Airway and Ventilation Experience (SAVE)
5 Safe and effective handover maternity
6 Civility in cardiac theatres
7 Turnaround in emergency theatres
8 End PJ paralysis
9 Reducing anaemia in preterm infants
10 Giving Birth to Change: Promoting Learning from Excellence in the maternity unit at PHNT as an Always Event
11 Introducing excellence reporting in theatres
12 Glad mad sad sessions
13 What Do We Value?:  What Do We Value?
Using Excellence Reporting to Inform our Trust’s values
14 The use of Learning from Excellence in an evaluation of an innovative service within a tertiary paediatric hospital
15 In the moment: See it, say it
16 Boosting Trainee Morale And Educational Experience– A Learning From Excellence Project
17 Words and ideas can change the world
18 Scope of excellence reporting in Countess of Chester Hospital Intensive Care Unit and celebration of the near miss.
19 GREATix and DATIX: how we introduced an excellence reporting system in theatres to complement the ‘little sad stories’ generated from incidents reporting.
20 Improve the safety of patients at the point of care handover between ambulance and ED staff
21 Beatson West of Scotland Cancer Centre – Greatix excellence reporting system
22 Co-designing, implementing and evaluating a ‘Learning from Excellence’ intervention for community health workers and their direct supervisors in Neno, Malawi.
23 Outcomes, mechanisms and contextual factors of positive psychology interventions for health workers: a systematic review of global evidence.
24 Learning from Excellence at Barnet Hospital
25 Using J.E.D.I. tools to influence culture in the Emergency Department.  Is this the team you are looking for?
26 Complimenting your colleagues: How small changes in your interactions with your co-workers can lead to a positive culture change within a Federation.
27 Development of a Multidisciplinary Assessment Clinic For Patients Who Would Benefit From an Outpatient Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment using the ‘Big Room’ Quality Improvement Model.
28 Excellence reporting
29 Non-technical skills- the pillar of team work
30 You have received a Greatix! –Our experience in staff using Learning from Excellence (LfE) and DATIX systems in paediatrics.
31 Emotions are contagious
32 Positive reporting: recognising good work to boost morale.
33 Why Kata Matters
34 What are the conditions that enable excellence?
35 A Survey with a Twist
36 TREx Thames Valley Reporting Excellence: A Journey of Appreciation
37 Analysis of the Effect of Excellence Reporting in Chelsea and Westminster and West Middlesex Hospitals




We had a wonderfully inspiring group of posters submitted to the LfE event in 2018.  The authors have kindly agreed to share copies of their work here. Please find pdfs of the posters below:

Using excellence reporting to improve peri-operative fasting times in paediatric anaesthesia

Appreciative Inquiry into why trainees rate their placement highly

The impact of staff of a LfE programme in the paediatric department at North Middlesex Hospital

Critically Careful Forum, an opportunity to promote multidisciplinary learning in the paediatric ED

Sometimes is is about the numbers – positive reporting @imperialEM

Talking about work – Learning from Experience at the London Ambulance Service

The ER-project

Learning from Excellence – initiating Greatix in ICU at Glasgow Royal Infirmary

Learning from excellence – what matters to patients

The Joy of Excellence

2 4 6 8 How do we appreciate

Maslow, process mapping and a positive workplace culture – how do they fit together

Using filmmaking to remind our staff what motivates them at work

What makes good day in theatre

The impact of LfE on organisational performance in hospitals – an exploratory study

When positive reporting goes negative

Right cause analysis – integrating AI into LfE learning inquiries

Positive reporting and appreciative inquiry in sepsis – using LfE to improve antibiotic use in PICU

Where did it all go so right – learning from excellence uncovers the conditions that lead to success in antibiotic stewardship

Does positive reporting affect the multidisciplinary approach to antibiotic stewardship

Examples of LfE Reporting forms 2018



Here are some of the fantastic posters which were displayed at the 2017 Community event.

This group are on the subject of introducing LfE systems:

LfE launch in maternity at HEFT

Introducing a LfE pilot scheme in a busy Radiotherapy department

QI to enhance LfE at Plymouth Hospitals NHS trust

Developing Excellence in Walsall

Chelwest ED Excellence Reporting

Sharing Outstanding Excellence (SOX) at Salisbury NHSFT

Staff Morale and Introduction of Excellence Reporting on Southmead Central Delivery Suite

Introduction of excellence reporting to City Hospitals Sunderland – the first 6 months

From incidents to excellence in Western Australia

Greatix is a useful tool for learning from staff excellence.

This group are on related topics including projects focussing on positive practices, using Appreciative Inquiry or staff wellbeing:

A Grand Design UHB

Positive Reporting and Appreciative Inquiry in Sepsis (PRAISe) – an improvement project protocol

Process visualisation in the NHS

Caring for the carers – supporting staff to develop self-care skills

Us and them, me and you, we – regulatory relationships in nursing homes

Compassion fatigue and self-compassion in acute medical care hospital nurses

Learning from positive practices in County Durham

Finally, this group are LfE posters which were displayed at the conference but which had also been presented elsewhere first.

smaccBYTE – LfE

LfE sustaining improvements in prescribing behaviour (presented at ESPA 2017)