Registrations is now open to become a Q Fellow, more details here
Presentations for our launch event with 54 attendees are available here.
Our Science of Improvement event was a huge success. Click here to view the presentations.
We are running a Problem Structuring Masterclass with colleagues from PenCLAHRC on 15th March
We are running our popular Silver QI training in York on April 26th

Training and Events

  • Silver Quality Improvement Training Day
    Oct 24, 2017 - Wakefield
  • Silver Quality Improvement Training Day
    Jul 13, 2017 - Wakefield
  • Achieving Behaviour Change for Patient Safety
    May 26, 2017 - Leeds
  • Silver Quality Improvement Training Day
    Apr 26, 2017 - York
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    Improving Services

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    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.


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    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.