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Imperial Offices, Romford - Foundations of Quality Improvement
Fri 24 March 2017, 09:15 – 16:00 GMT
What is Quality Improvement?
Quality improvement is a systematic approach that uses specific techniques to make care safe, effective, person-centred, timely, efficient and equitable. It gets rid of those 'rocks in your shoes' that slow you down every day! You may have noticed in your own organisation that the most successful changes to practice are those that are tested and implemented well.
Why do we need Quality Improvement?
Care City can give you the skills you need to make successful and sustainable changes to make life better for you and those you care for. Health and care services are facing challenging times and quality improvement is widely viewed as an opportunity to change the way we deliver services and provide high quality care for current and future generations. It's also a great opportunity to develop your skills, progress your career and to showcase your work at national and international conferences and in journals, such as BMJ Quality.
Session 1 – What is Quality?
Session 2 – A Brief History of Improvement Science
Session 3 - Identifying the Change Needed
Session 4 – Planning Your Test of Change
Session 5 – ‘Do’ – Testing Your Change Ideas
Session 6 – ‘Study’ Your Test of Change
Session 7 - ‘Act’ Upon the Study Phase
This event is open to ALL health and social care staff, volunteers and students in the Barking and Dagenham, Havering, Redbridge and Waltham Forest areas. Please sign up with your organisational email address to avoid confusion.