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Philippa Shirtcliffe

QCS Clinical Policy Lead

Philippa Shirtcliffe is Head of quality at QCS. She is a registered nurse with over 30 years working in Health and Social Care. She has had varied career undertaking operational and strategic leadership roles within social care. Read more

Posts by Philippa Shirtcliffe:

12th May 2021

International Nurses Day – The Impact of Florence Nightingale Today

Philippa Shirtcliffe QCS Clinical Policy Lead

We are unlikely to forget the images that have beamed around the world of the impact of the COVID pandemic...

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28th April 2021

Wiggle It, Waggle It, Don’t Just Sit On It – On Your Feet Britain

Philippa Shirtcliffe QCS Clinical Policy Lead

How many steps have you taken today? I will share with you a shocking secret. One day this week, my...

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28th April 2021

Starting a new managerial role in the care sector? Then read this…

Philippa Shirtcliffe QCS Clinical Policy Lead

Most of us have experienced a sense of deep satisfaction that comes with landing a new job. For many care...

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12th February 2019

No Deal Brexit Guidance

Philippa Shirtcliffe QCS Clinical Policy Lead

As we move towards March 29th the date agreed for the UK to leave the EU, there are uncertainties about...

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13th February 2017

Random Acts of Kindness

Philippa Shirtcliffe QCS Clinical Policy Lead

A few years ago, I was asked by my boss, who was new to homecare, to write about what he...

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25th January 2017

How simple handwashing can prevent the spread of infection

Philippa Shirtcliffe QCS Clinical Policy Lead

Flicking through the morning news on my phone, amongst all the political doom, was a video - ‘Do you know...

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28th November 2016

Adverse Weather – Keeping Warm and Well this Winter

Philippa Shirtcliffe QCS Clinical Policy Lead

As I was driving home last night at 8pm after doing the ‘mum’s taxi’ bit, the motorway overhead signs were...

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