Registration is now open for our Science of Improvement event in November
An opportunity to find out more about the methods, tools and techniques that engage multidisciplinary teams in Quality Improvement initiatives
Our Newsletter for September focusses on our Science of Improvement Conference and the National Mortality Review programme
This event is aimed at staff in organisations who want to find out more about the PRASE intervention for improving safety using patient feedback
Our Impact Case Studies demonstrate where our work has helped to make a difference in the region

Training and Events

  • The Science of Improvement - 'From Evangelism....to Evidence'
    Nov 21, 2016 - Harrogate
  • Silver Quality Improvement Training Day
    Nov 09, 2016 - Barnsley
  • PRASE - A celebration and learning event
    Nov 04, 2016 - Leeds
  • SenseMaker Training
    Nov 04, 2016 - Bradford
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    Countdown to SCIMP Conference


    The programme for the Science of Improvement Conference is now available to download here.

    Improving Services

    The Improvement Academy is supporting work to improve services in a number of priority areas for patients and our partners. Check here to see what is being improved and how you can get involved.


    Patient Safety

    The Improvement Academy is mobilising and inspiring frontline teams to reduce patient harm, involving everyone from cleaners to consultants, in hospitals and community settings. Click here to find out more.


    Patients and the Public

    The Improvement Academy promotes the involvement of patients and the public in all areas of its work. Click here to find out how, and see how you can get involved.


    12 October 2015: Prof. Carl Thompson and Prof. John Baker on A Shared Approach to Patient Safety in Mental Healthcare.

    09 October 2015: See how we are using Human Factors to help with Significant Event Audits.

    02 October 2015: Our Impact Case Studies demonstrate improvement with different teams.

    02 October 2015: We now have a Regional Roll of Honour to showcase great work in the region.

    17 September 2015: See our September Newsletter for information on the Patient Safety Collaborative.

    10 July 2015: Alison Lovatt explores Bringing Science to the Artistry of Improvement in her Blog.

    22 June 2015: We are re-running our successful Understanding and Reducing Variation in Healthcare event, again presented by Prof. Mohammed Mohammed, on 22nd October in Sheffield.

    22 June 2015: 'The Science of Improvement' is a new event being run by Prof. Mohammed Mohammed on 13th August in Sheffield.

    22 June 2015: We now have a new Resources page for Enhanced Recovery.

    05 June 2015: Our Newsletter for June 2015 is now available to download, focussing on our with with Sheffield.

    03 June 2015: Sherena Nair reflects on how to take approach using new improvement skills as she goes back to clinical work in her Much Ado About Change blog.

    21 May 2015: Our Newsletter for May 2015 is now available to download.

    11 May 2015: One of our Leadership Fellows, Emma Ryland, blogs "Have we as the NHS provided enough support to nursing homes?"

    22 Apr 2015: With the Yorkshire and Humber Leadership Academy we have setup a Co-Creation Network to develop a network of Communities of Practice to support pwe have done in the region in the last 18 months.

    17 Apr 2015: Our Newsletter for March is now available to download.