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.
This guide focuses on one important element of the quality agenda: quality improvement. It looks in particular at what are known as organisational or industrial approaches to quality improvement.
The International Forum on Quality and Safety in Healthcare is an annual gathering of health care professionals in quality improvement and patient safety.
Translation from plans to patient benefit is a journey fraught with pitfalls, and will require thoughtful approaches to implementation.
Health Foundation selects 23 innovative projects to improve health and social care through supporting the workforce
Twenty three projects have been selected to receive a total of £1.65 million in funding from The Health Foundation’s Innovating for Improvement programme.
The Health Foundation has announced funding of 23 projects as part of our Innovating for Improvement programme. Laura Wallace gives an overview of several of these great projects.
Changing the conversation: developing an alliancing approach to whole system transformation of health and care
This project is aiming to transform service delivery to meet the growing health and social care needs of the South Wales population.
Development and evaluation of an immersive, experiential learning model for re-connecting health care staff to deeper value-based work motivations
This project is aiming to improve patient outcomes by increasing staff engagement, retention and wellbeing at Birmingham Women's and Children's hospitals.
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