Getting it Right First Time (GIRFT)

Leading clinicians from across the NHS have joined the Getting It Right First Time (GIRFT) programme to lead reviews into a range of medical and surgical specialities.

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On 18th July 2017 the Getting it Right First Time (GIRFT) programme announced the appointment of surgical leads and clinical advisors for 14 new work streams, including breast surgery. 

Professor Tim Briggs, Chair of GIRFT and National Director of Clinical Quality and Efficiency at NHS Improvement, said: “I am delighted that we have attracted another high calibre group of extremely experienced and enthusiastic clinical leads into the GIRFT programme.

“The fact that each work stream is led by an expert in the speciality is a vital part of the GIRFT methodology, because it means trust clinicians know they are dealing with people who really understand the challenges they face.”

GIRFT Report 2021

The GIRFT Report, released in September 2021, is now available to view here 


Further information


You can find more information about the Getting it Right First Time programme on the website here.