The team includes members from the Academic Centre for Nursing and Midwifery at KU Leuven, who will develop an implementation plan for replication and implementation of the EuroFIT program beyond the funded project.

Research Interests: Prof. Theo van Achterberg, RN, PhD is a professor of Quality of Care, and head of the Academic Centre for Nursing and Midwifery, at KU Leuven. In addition, he holds international visiting professorships at Uppsala University (SE) and Radboud University Nijmegen (NL). He is an expert in healthcare quality, implementation of change in healthcare, and support for health promoting self-management. Throughout his career, he has operated on the interface of science and healthcare improvement by initiating and leading projects aiming at better care and services for those in need.

Role in Project: Theo works with Ria and Irene of partner RUNMC on the wider implementation of the EuroFIT program to facilitate a sustainable implementation and replication of the program beyond the funded research project.

Contact Details

Prof. Theo van Achterberg

Centre for Health Services and Nursing Research
Kapucijnenvoer 35 blok d – box 7001
3000 Leuven

Belgium

www.kuleuven.be/english

theo.vanachterberg@kuleuven.be