Quality improvement Improving quality in health care is about making it safe, effective, patient-centred, timely, efficient and equitable
We think of quality improvement as a systematic approach that uses specific techniques to improve quality in health and health care.
Our recent work and content on this topic is listed below.
Updated in 2021, this third edition outlines what you need to know about health care quality improvement.
Public health specialty registrar Dr Esther Kwong reflects on her personal experience of using quality improvement approaches during the pandemic.
A new report from Q explores the role of improvement in delivering rapid service change during the pandemic. We summarise the learning and look at how we can build on the progress made.
Perspectives of paediatric hospital staff on factors influencing the sustainability and spread of a safety quality improvement programme
Hospital staff perspectives on sustainability and and safety of quality improvement programmes in paediatric care.
30 projects selected for funding through Q Exchange, the Q community’s collaborative grant programme
30 projects have been selected for funding through Q Exchange, the Q community’s collaborative grant programme.
Based on a report by RAND Europe and interviews with programme leads during the pandemic, this report highlights learnings from the UK-wide Flow Coaching Academy programme.
Adopting innovation is a hot topic for health care providers this year. How can we seize the opportunity to increase capability for NHS organisations to be effective adopters of innovation for the lon...
Ten innovative projects selected to be part of programme to improve analytical capability in health and care services
This programme aims to improve analytical capability in support of health and care services.
This project aims to help NHS organisations be self-sufficient when it comes to exploring components of Population Health Management such as population segmentation and risk stratification. Will produ...
COVID-19 has significantly changed the context in which the NHS operates. Here, we bring together insights into how these health care service shifts can be used to deliver sustainable change.