STONES: Stone meeting Timely communication Outcomes New stone referrals Evidenced based care Savings : Southern Health and Social Care Trust

A Quality Improvement Project to improve the efficiency and consistency of new stone referrals from Southern Trust Emergency Departments (ED) to the Craigavon urology department, and to ensure timely communication of expert clinical decision making to the patient by the initiation of a Southern Trust Urology weekly Stone Meeting. There has been a core team of Stone Treatment Center staff striving to improve our service and the patient experience, collaborating with other departments including IT, Radiology, Administration and EDs to fulfil the aims and objectives. The Medical Director and executive team were kept informed and utilized as the project required.