Caroline Witney-Lagen

Caroline Witney-Lagen

Individual Partner: Caroline Witney-Lagen, Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons and Surgical Science Masters student at St Catherine’s College, University of Oxford.

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Resident in: UK;

Working in: UK;

Area(s) of Interest in VBP: Education, Management, Meeting/ASS (Advanced Studies Seminar), Policy/Commissioning, Publications/CUP series, Research/philosophy, Research/other/ orthopaedics; upper limb surgery,  Person-Centred Services

Related Area(s) of Interest: Communication skills, Decision theory, Evidence-based practice, Ethics, Health economics, Regulation, Law,  patient safety; quality improvement; human factors

Area(s) of healthcare expertise: Surgery: orthopaedics; shoulder and elbow surgery

Brief Description of Work: I am a consultant orthopaedic trauma and upper limb surgeon. Through my MSc at the University of Oxford I became interested in values-based practice in surgery. I have particular interests in patient safety, quality improvement, human factors and evidence. I am currently involved in setting up The Oxford Surgical Collaborative. Through collaboration, we aim to optimize healthcare quality by promoting the delivery of safe, effective, caring and evidence-based surgery.

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