Quality Improvement Academy - Prospectus 2019/20
Guidance on Selecting your Quality
What not to choose.
Large scale projects, for example re-design of a service
A project without the support of the leadership within your organisation.
What to choose
The improvement initiative should be focused on a small area of practice
You must have the support of the senior leadership team within your organisation
The improvement initiative should have a team as opposed to an individual working on it
Small system and process changes should be within the control of the relevant
organisation and are more likely to succeed
Improvement initiative should focus on safety, quality and improving the service user
In identifying and developing an improvement initiative, ask yourself:
1. What are we trying to accomplish?
2. How will we know that a change is an improvement?
3. What changes can we make that will result in an improvement?