New report – Untapped potential: investing in health and care data analytics

Untapped potential calls for more investment in skilled analysts and action from national leaders to develop the analytical workforce so that the NHS can make the most of its data and make faster progress on improving outcomes for patients.
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New report – The Improvement Journey

The Improvement Journey is a practical guide to developing an organisation-wide approach to improvement. It shows how a sustained, cross-organisational approach to improving the quality of patient care is critical to becoming a high performing organisation and delivering the NHS Long Term Plan.
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New Q Lab essays

How can care be improved for people living with both mental health problems and persistent back and neck pain? The Q Lab’s latest essays – in partnership with Mind – give an overview of the challenges of integrating care across mental and physical health, and the opportunities for improvement.
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Infographic: What makes the NHS an anchor institution? 

NHS organisations are rooted in their communities. Through its size and scale, the NHS can positively contribute to local areas in many ways beyond providing health care. 
View and download our new infographic 


MCA Expo 2019

The Sheffield Microsystems Coaching Academy (MCA) is holding its annual expo event on 17-18 June 2019 at Sheffield Hallam University. Sign up to hear confirmed keynote speakers Jason Leitch, Liz O'Riordan and Margie Godfrey and other leaders in quality improvement. 
Sign up or find out more about the Flow Coaching Academy.


Funding available: the Social and Economic Value of Health in a Place

The next phase of the Health Foundations Social and Economic Value of Health research programme is a researcher-led open call with a focus on a place. The programme aims to position people’s health as an asset for the economy and society. 

We have £1.5 million available for research teams that will generate new knowledge on the extent to which the physical and mental health of a population shapes their social and economic outcomes. Applications open on Thursday 13 June 2019.
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THIS Institute’s senior fellowship is now open for applications 

The Healthcare Improvement Studies Institute’s multidisciplinary senior fellowship programme is an opportunity for established academics to undertake visionary, field-changing research. The programme is intended to support senior academics to produce high quality evidence that can support improvement in health care. It's open to researchers (including those with clinical backgrounds) from multiple fields and disciplines. The deadline for applications is 18 July 2019. 
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