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Professor Meghana Pandit

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Duration: 1:04:59 | Added: 04 Jan 2023
Georgina Ferry interviews Meghana Pandit, Chief Executive Officer at Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, 7 April 2022.

Topics discussed include (00:00:27) early interest in medicine, including education and training, work as a gynaecologist and obstetrician, hospital management and clinical and divisional director roles, MBA studies and role as Chief Medical Officer at University Hospitals in Coventry and Warwickshire; (00:07:25) the role of the medical director, including in regulatory matters, medical education and training and research and development; (00:08:50) Master's course in Healthcare Operational Management at Warwick University; (00:09:39) partnership with the Virginia Mason Institute and Medical Centre, including 'lean' management; (00:12:40) role in Oxford as Chief Medical Officer at four hospital sites across Oxfordshire; (00:17:02) quality improvement changes implemented, Safe Surgical Checklist; (00:20:10) Patient Safety Response Team; (00:22:20) safety huddles; (00:25:16) learning across the organisation in quality improvement; (00:27:15) first awareness of COVID-19 and significance for role; (00:28:30) staff briefing in early March 2020; (00:30:00) NHS England and COVID steering group; (00:35:50) Shelford Group, communication across Oxfordshire, COVID care at home service; (00:37:20) ventilator allocation and use; (00:38:20) the impact of the first and second waves of COVID during early 2020 and 2021; (00:42:10) loss of colleagues during the pandemic and risks to health workers; (00:43:50) staff testing programme and infection prevention control policies; (00:45:30) vaccine hub for Pfizer and Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccines; (00:45:34) personal experience of COVID-19 infection; (00:48:40) long COVID clinic; (00:49:28) research and clinical trials, including recruitment for the RECOVERY trial; (00:51:20) medical student assistance during the pandemic; (00:53:00) learning as a result of the pandemic, future pandemic preparedness; (00:54:00) maintaining quality improvement during the pandemic; (00:55:30) personal wellbeing and the wellbeing of colleagues; (00:59:20) post-COVID aims, including patient experience and making Oxford University Hospitals outstanding; (01:00:00) changes in attitude to work post-COVID-19 and hopes for the future.

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