Since joining the Aspiring to Excellence programme in 2019 and 2021, the first two rounds of teams have been working hard on their projects, which are all tailored towards improving diagnosis, treatment and care for patients with axial SpA.
To celebrate their work to date, each team was asked to produce a poster showcasing their progress so far.
You can view each poster here:
Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals NHS Trust: How Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals NHS Trust are Working to Reduce the Delay to Diagnosis and Improve Care for Axial SpA.
Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust: Collaborating with Integrated Musculoskeletal Service to Improve the Quality of Physiotherapy Care for People with Axial SpA in Newcastle-Gateshead.
Sailsbury NHS Foundation Trust: Improving Access, Diagnosis and Support for Patients with Axial Spondyloarthritis – The Salisbury Aspiring to Excellence Journey.
Fife Health and Social Care Partnership: NHS Fife: Service Redesign in the Spinal Clinic to Improve Patient Engagement and Self-Management.
University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust: Axial Spondyloarthritis and Uveitis: A collaborative project to reduce diagnostic delay.
Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust: Aspiring to Excellence Team Berkshire, Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust, Reading, UK.
Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust: Improving Axial Spondyloarthritis Time to Diagnosis and Access to Treatment.
Salford Care Organisation Northern Care Alliance NHS Foundation Trust: Quality Improvement in the Axial SpA Service at Salford Royal.
Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust: Sheffield Axial SpA Team
University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust: Use of MRI in Axial Spondyloarthritis at University Hospital Southampton: A Quality Improvement Project.
University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust: Aspiring to Excellence Quality Improvement in Axial Spondyloarthritis at University Hospital Southampton.
University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust: Implementation of a New Digital Exercise Tool in Axial Spondyloarthritis and the MSK Therapy Outpatient Department: A Service Evaluation.
Leeds Teaching Hospital NHS Trust: Two Workstreams from Leeds Team SpA.