Supporting health care improvement

Improving health service delivery, and spreading what works, are a major part of the solution to the challenges facing the NHS. But making change happen in health care is complex.


The Health Foundation invests £15m a year in improving health service delivery across the UK, supporting innovation and improvement, and the spread of successful ideas. 

As well as diagnosing problems we offer solutions; sharing learning from our programmes and helping those in the system make sense of how change happens.

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Partnerships to support quality improvement

We have invested in flagship partnerships and initiatives to build capability and the evidence base for improvement.

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Improvement projects that we fund

We support front-line teams across the UK who are working to improve health and social care.

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Useful publications and resources on quality improvement

We aim to share best practice and knowledge on quality improvement, from how to spread new ideas to developing approaches to evaluation.

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Health care improvement fellowships

Our fellowship programmes are designed for future and senior leaders who are passionate about improving the quality of health and care.

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Work with us

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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