Liz Westcott


Individual Partner: Dr Liz Westcott DCM, MSc, DipMan, RN. Dept Head Nursing, Faculty of Health and Life Sciences, Oxford Brookes University. Vice President Sigma Theta Tau,  Phi Mu Chapter.

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Brief Description of Work: I am Department Head for Nursing at Brookes where I have led nursing but also midwifery and a range of allied health programme teams over the last 12 years. I have been the Interprofessional Education lead and lead Practice Education for the Faculty for 10 years. I am currently very interested in the role of VBP in the context of Value Based Healthcare, collaborate practice and patient safety.  I am also interested in the role of coaching managers in health care and how this can help teams to develop and organisations to thrive within a coaching impact framework.
Key Words: Resident in: UK,; Working in: Oxford Brookes University and OxINMAHR UK; Area(s) of Interest in VBP: Education, Management, Policy/Commissioning, Policy – how VBP fits in with VB healthcare , Research into the link between VBP / IPE and VBH , Services/person-centered, Services/teamwork; Related Area(s) of Interest: Communication skills, Evidence-based practice, value based healthcare; Area(s) of healthcare expertise: Leadership, Nursing, coaching
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