Evaluation of NHS partnership with Virginia Mason Institute

Five NHS trusts are working with Virginia Mason Institute to develop a ‘lean’ culture of continuous improvement which puts patients first.

A year in an hour: Quality Improvement through Interactive Simulations (QIIS)

Project led by a team at NIHR CLAHRC NWL, Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust. Research has revealed the barriers to successful implementation of quality improvement initiatives include a lack of understanding of the complexity of delivering change in health care. This pr...

Dr Tim Taylor, GenerationQ Fellow

Since 2010 Dr Tim Taylor has been a Consultant Neuroradiologist at Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust, working as part of a specialist consultant-led team. He is also Medical Director of EMRAD, a group of seven acute trusts in the East Midlands working collaboratively to create a new share...

Dr Simon Robinson, GenerationQ Fellow

Dr Simon Robinson has been a Paediatric Intensive Care Consultant at University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust since 2013. He previously worked within paediatrics across the midlands, including specialist paediatric intensive care training at Birmingham Children’s Hospital. He also spent a year...

Dr Sean Weaver, GenerationQ Fellow

South west England
For 11 years Dr Sean Weaver has worked as a Consultant Physician and Gastroenterologist at Royal Bournemouth Hospital – an acute trust with 700 beds. Between 2009 and 2013 he was also Clinical Director for Medicine, encompassing medicine, emergency department, cardiology, medicine for older peopl...

Sarah Williamson, GenerationQ Fellow

Northern Ireland
Sarah Williamson has been Transformational and Organisational Change Programme Manager at the Northern Ireland Ambulance Service (NIAS) since 2014. She is seconded from Belfast Health and Social Care Trust, where she was previously General Manager Cancer Services and Clinical Coordinator Inpatien...

Dr Sarah Morrish, GenerationQ Fellow

South east England
Since 2012 Dr Sarah Morrish has been a Consultant in Emergency Medicine at University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust – a busy teaching hospital and major trauma centre. Previously she worked in emergency medicine as a trainee throughout Wessex. 

Ruby Smith, GenerationQ Fellow

Yorkshire and the Humber
Ruby Smith is an experienced senior leader in housing, health and social care. Prior to her current role, she worked in social care at Sheffield City Council and children’s services at Kensington and Chelsea Council. Ruby joined South Yorkshire Housing Association (SYHA) as Head of Personalisatio...

Nichola Crust, GenerationQ Fellow

Nichola Crust trained as a registered general nurse, before specialising in quality and clinical governance. She has previously worked in acute and primary care organisations as Head of Quality Assurance, Clinical Governance and Quality Lead, and Head of Governance. 

Michelle Hopkins, GenerationQ Fellow

South west England
A registered mental health nurse, Michelle Hopkins has worked at Dorset HealthCare University NHS Foundation Trust since 1998. She started as a Community Psychiatric Nurse, progressed to Community Mental Health Team Leader and eventually to Clinical Risk Advisor.