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IHR Seminar: “Measuring and improving the quality of NHS care for children and young people: where do we go next?”

Speaker: Dr Dougal Hargreaves, Health Foundation Improvement Science Fellow, UCL Institute of Child Health

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Dougal Hargreaves is an Honorary Consultant Paediatrician at University College London Hospital and a Health Foundation Improvement Science Fellow at the UCL Institute of Child Health. His main research interests are in defining, monitoring and improving the quality of healthcare for children and young people (CYP) (0-24 years). His current work encompasses projects investigating geographical variation in health outcomes, health inequalities, CYP and family perspectives on quality, new models of care delivery for CYP, and the link between care quality and health outcomes.

Since qualifying from Cambridge University in 1999, he has worked in a wide range of clinical roles, including international work in Turkmenistan, Pakistan and Bosnia. He holds a MD(Res) in Adolescent Health Services from University College London and also has postgraduate qualifications in public health and health economics. From 2009-11, he worked as a Clinical Advisor at the English Department of Health, leading a national project to develop national quality standards for adolescent care within the NHS. More recently, he was awarded a Harkness Fellowship at Harvard Medical School, where he studied healthcare policies affecting adolescents and young adults.


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