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Improvement requires diversity of thought, so get involved and don’t be afraid to ask questions, says quality improvement lead at Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children Katie De Freitas. 
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Improvement requires diversity of thought, so get involved and don’t be afraid to ask questions, says quality improvement lead at Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children Katie De Freitas

Katie De Freitas started her midwifery career in 2008 after graduating from City University in London. She has worked in clinical and project roles, and in October 2013 won a Mary Seacole Award for her project to develop midwives’ cultural competency. With funding from Health Education England, she developed a cultural competence e-learning tool for health professionals, which was launched last year. She has been in her current role as quality improvement lead at Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children since March 2015.

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