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Improvement research Improvement research, also known as improvement science, is about finding out how to improve and make changes in the most effective way


Improvement research is a crucial strand of the work that we do at the Health Foundation. It involves systematically examining the methods and factors that best help to facilitate quality improvement.

Our recent work and content on this topic is listed below.

Rapid evaluation in health care 2024

  • Event
  • In-person
  • Wednesday 8 May 2024, 9.30–16.30

This conference will bring together representatives from the rapid evaluation community to explore the theme: Evidence-based decisions when budgets are tight: rapid evaluation and knowledge mobilisati...

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BMJ Research Forum 2023

  • Event
  • From Wednesday 13 December 2023, 8.00–19.30

The Health Foundation is supporting the second BMJ Research Forum conference on 13–14 December 2023.

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We look for talented and passionate individuals as everyone at the Health Foundation has an important role to play.

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The Q community

Q is an initiative connecting people with improvement expertise across the UK.

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