This full day session will introduce the concepts of Quality improvement (QI) and its links to measurement for improvement. The practical workshop will allow delegates to understand how to do NHS improvement, exploring existing improvement methodologies.
The course is aimed at anyone wanting to be involved in making a positive change (improvement) in the NHS, also people who are keen to publish robust improvement stories, or plan on working nationally in QI.
- The history of Quality Improvement
- The origins of the model for improvement
- PDSA and its links to Statistical Process Control
- Using Statistical Process control within Improvement
- The 7 Steps to measurement
- Understanding and applying Pareto charts in the NHS
- Driver diagrams Vs cause and effect diagrams
- 9.00am - Registration & coffee
- 9.30am - Welcome, introductions and objectives for the day
- 9.40am - The origins of the model for improvement. Measurment for Improvement Vs other forms of measurement
- 10.15am - PDSA and its links to Statistical Process Control
- 11.00am - Coffee break
- 11.15am - The 7 steps to measurement. Understanding and applying Pareto in the NHS. Understanding variation, Run Charts, SPC and Pareto
- 12.45pm - Lunch
- 1.45pm - Understanding variation, Run charts, SPC and Pareto continued
- 2.15pm - Group Presentations
- 3.15pm - Round up – with spot light on 2 presentations
- 4.00pm - Close
Matt Tite is the National Measurement Lead for the Acute Frailty Network, within the NHS Elect and is an improvement adviser on the Future Hospitals Programme for the Royal College of Physicians.
Matt is an expert in information analytics and has created many of the NHS Institute measurement toolkits as well as developing the National ‘Harm Free Care’ programme and the ‘Improving Care Homes’ programme for the NHS Institute for Innovation and Improvement, which focus on showing executive and senior clinical leaders how to use measurement as a lever for improvement.
Matt regularly delivers training sessions and has presented NHS ‘Maths’ to well over 5000 Doctor, Directors, Nurses and Civil servants. He also trains students at the Wessex Deanery in analysis, statistical process control and improvement statistics.
Measurement for improvement is Matt’s area of expertise. He has developed his knowledge in this area through a variety of roles within the NHS including acting as part of the Improvement Faculty with NHS Improving Quality and being part of the Expert Improvement Faculty within the Advancing Quality Alliance. He has also worked directly for the Prime Ministers Delivery Unit on the National orthopaedic programme.