The Moorfields Schwartz Round team invites you and your team to attend the Online Schwartz Round Thursday 3rd December 2020 titled “Lean On Me”. Our panel members Nima Ghadiri, Locum Consultant Ophthalmologist, Moorfields Eye Hospital, UK, Shannon Joseph, Consultant Ophthalmologist Kellogg Eye Center (Ann Arbor, USA) will be sharing their experiences.
Schwartz Rounds are facilitated, confidential meetings where staff from all backgrounds and professions come together to discuss the emotional and social challenges associated with their jobs. They offer staff a regular scheduled time and place in which they can openly and honestly discuss the personal impact of working in health care. Rounds are Trust non-problem solving, with the focus of rounds instead being on the human dimension of healthcare and personal experience.
We have scheduled our virtual meeting on the 3rd December, titled “Lean On Me”. Time: 12.45pm London time – 02.00pm London time. 02.00pm – 02.30pm: WAEH – Member Meeting
On December 3, just after the webinar about the Schwartz Rounds the Annual Member Meeting will take place. Want to share your ideas for the year 2021? Know more about the activities of the WAEH? Please join the Member Meeting.
Date: 3 December 2020 Time: after the webinar about the Schwartz Rounds has finished
Graphic Reports of the Annual Meeting 2020
We would love to thank all our speakers and moderators for sharing their lessons learned and knowledge! In the upcoming weeks you will all receive your special token of THANK YOU from the WAEH!
Check out the impression of the meetings from October & November below. All presentations and graphic reports are uploaded on the knowledge hub of the WAEH. This hub is just available to members. If you have lost your password, please contact Maaike: email@example.com.
Graphic Report of day 1. Topic: Hospital of the Future.
Graphic Report of day 2. Topic: Happy Healthy Workplace.
Graphic Report of day 3. Topic: Value Based Healthcare.
Graphic Report of day 4. Topic: Diversity in Covid-19 Pandemic response All graphic reports are illustrated by Rebecca Osborne.
Tele-ophthalmology Takes Hold
During the coronavirus pandemic, we’ve all had to modify the way we do things in order to minimize exposure to the virus. At the Wilmer Eye Institute, Johns Hopkins Medicine, clinicians and researchers have found that some of these modifications have brought unexpected benefits. Conducting Grand Rounds by Zoom, for example, has allowed them to share their knowledge with a broader audience. “We have had over 200 doctors, often from all around the country and sometimes other countries, tuning in to our Grand Rounds,” says Wilmer director Peter J. McDonnell. “People like me have been able to lecture to doctors around the world without leaving the office.”
Each year 2 to 3 projects can be lead by WAEH member eye hospitals to help shape and improve ophthalmic care on a global scale. Each project can be budgeted with a budget of 7.500 euro. This is paid from the fees of the WAEH membership. Via this newsletter we would like to invite you again to share your project ideas.
Examples of WAEH projects:
Developing an information package for patients about enucleation
Development of an international procedure of applying eye drops
Improving Efficiency within Intravitreal Injecting Clinics
14 October 2021 – Thursday Webinar: What is the Impact of BIG data on Eyecare? Hosted by The WAEH Time: 13.00 Central European TimeModerator: Maaike van Zuilen Presenters Aier Eye Hospital Group (China) – Professor Zheng Wang Chief Director of Aier Refractive Academic Committee Big Data Analysis Report on Myopia Surgery in China MarketOn May 23rd, Aier […]
Treatment for geographic atrophy (a major cause of vision loss in patients with ‘dry’ AMD) a step closer after artificial intelligence breakthrough by Moorfields/UCL
A team led by Dr Konstantinos Balaskas at Moorfields Eye Hospital Reading Centre has developed a fully automated, deep-learning model (algorithm) that can detect and quantify geographic atrophy using standard optical coherence tomography (OCT) scans. The algorithm will be hugely beneficial to clinicians providing care for patients with geographic atrophy (GA), who will need a […]
Friday 10th December 2021 Webinar | The wider impact on people’s lives following the Covid 19 pandemic
Hosted by The WAEH Moderator: Maaike van Zuilen, Global Lead, WAEH What is a Schwartz Round? Schwartz Rounds provide a structured forum where all staff, clinical and non-clinical, come together to discuss the emotional and social aspects of working in healthcare. The purpose of Rounds are to understand the challenges and rewards that are intrinsic […]
8 September 2021 During the annual meetings members have the opportunity to collaborate and exchange information and knowledge about all kinds of topics. Good examples of this include improving the efficiency in the service given to patients and continuous development of patient pathways. Since the establishment of the WAEH in 2007 in Rotterdam, the WAEH […]
The National Eye Care Recovery and Transformation Programme (NECRTP) brings together teams across NHS England and NHS Improvement, NHSX and NHS Digital to support delivery of whole pathway improvement and transformation of eye care for patients. We aim to: Support the immediate, rapid recovery of eye care services Prevent unnecessary, irreversible sight loss and improve access […]