Quality Management & Training

CQI – Thames Valley – Gerald Smith Award

Congratulations to Lucy Chiri who received the CQI – Thames Valley Branch – Gerald Smith Award, as QM&T Best CQI Students of the Year 2012.

Lucy is a Biomedical Scientist from the Microbiology department at the Royal Free Hospital. Receiving her award, Lucy said: “Quality is the backbone of what we do in the laboratory. We ensure that patient samples are appropriate for the required tests, analyse them and report results through a computer system that is linked to the wards and GP surgeries. I’m truly humbled by this award. It has strengthened my resolve to pusue a career in quality. My aspiration is to be in a quality oriented role and ultimatley becoming a Chartered Quality Practitioner.”

2013 - Lucy receiving her Award

Lucy Chiri receiving CQI - Thames Valley - Gerald Smith Award