Summer Studentships 2016
The King’s Health Partners faculty of healthcare improvement is pleased to launch the 2016 summer studentship scheme for King’s College London students of all health disciplines (dentistry, medicine, nursing and midwifery, nutrition and dietetics, pharmacy and physiotherapy).
King’s Health Partners provide expenses of up to at £250 per week for up to four weeks.
This opportunity provides invaluable experience of working with patient safety quality improvement projects and should be of interest to any student who wishes to develop their career in areas related to patient safety and quality improvement.
The objective of this scheme will be for students to:
- Develop an understanding of quality improvement and how they can apply it in their careers
- Contribute to the commitment of King’s Health Partners to be a world leader in patient safety and improving the quality of healthcare offered to patients
- Potentially contribute to an audit/paper/poster or oral presentation of the work
- Obtain a certificate of participation to include in their professional portfolio
Last year’s studentships received extensive positive feedback from students.
How to apply
Studentships are offered on a first-come first-served basis. In order to be eligible for the studentships, you must be a student studying one of the above health disciplines or related courses at King’s College London in the 2015-16 year.
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org letting us know which project you are interested in, a personal statement about why the project interests you, and one page CV.
This year’s studentships are:
- Safer Surgery Saves Lives PROJECT FULL
- Handover Improvement Project PROJECT FULL
- Are we missing drug side-effects? PROJECT FULL
- What is the outcome of detaining people in hospital from the street? PROJECT FULL
- Do mental health services create homelessness? PROJECT FULL
- Orthopaedics Trauma pathway review/revision PROJECT FULL
- Studentship Di George Syndrome patient care evaluation EMAR PROJECT FULL
- Improving care for children with complex needs - developing a an Expert Hub model for children with Di George syndrome PROJECT FULL
- Improving paediatric IV Fluid Practice at Evelina London Children’s Hospital PROJECT FULL
- Evaluation of Paediatric Transfusion Services for Children with Haemoglobinopathies PROJECT FULL
- Evaluation of ‘Schwartz Rounds’ and their effects on staff wellbeing within a mental health setting PROJECT FULL
- Evaluation of referrals to a new staff support service and exploration of team managers’ views PROJECT FULL
- Evelina London Children's Hospital Paediatric Early Warning System - Pilot data for Audit and Prospective evaluation PROJECT FULL
- Improving patient safety culture and data transparency PROJECT FULL