Five new Fellows have been selected to join the Improvement Science Fellowships, the Health Foundation’s programme to develop leaders in the field of improvement science, building practical knowledge about what works to improve health care.

The Fellowship enables participants to combine in-depth research with continuing clinical practice and make the move from local improvement to national implementation and evaluation.

Fellows will spend up to three years developing original, applied research dedicated to improving health care in the UK. They will also participate in a tailored leadership development programme including action learning sets, coaching and masterclass sessions, and have the opportunity to work with the Health Foundation Improvement Science Development Group, an international group of experts from disciplines within the field of improvement science.

The five fellows are