Twenty representatives – clinicians and managers – of 9 hospitals took part in the first meeting. Dr Andy Coe described the experience of joint working among services around the Walsgrave Hospital and Alice Casey then asked Steve Cropper to facilitate the ensuing discussion see Meeting Agenda for the three questions posed:
By the close of the meeting, there was agreement to meet again and a date was set a month later to allow time to consult with colleagues and for a draft paper about the purpose and terms of collaboration to be prepared. The flipchart shown lists the issues identified at the meeting. The ‘dots’ were a ‘voting’ methods used to gather an indication of the importance of the issues and the degree to which they were shared: other records from following the meeting can be accessed here.
1. List of participants and agenda:
2. Follow-up letter: