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Quality Improvement Learning Network

Quality Improvement (QI) is an evidence-based approach that helps primary care free up time to deliver and evaluate initiatives, and embed new approaches more effectively and efficiently into practice. Read more

This Learning Network is your starting place for all QI tools, guidance and case studies. Hover over the different sections on the QI wheel below to see what each area is about.

Quality Improvement Wheel
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The RCGP has produced eLearning modules to compliment the QI Ready network and self-accreditation process. There will be a suite of three modules, the first was released in February. The following two modules will be launched shortly. The three modules will explore the following topics: ... Read more »

QI Ready is a self approval tool to assist you in better understanding QI methodologies, including clear examples of QI in practice. Read more »

Haxby Prospective Review Of Patient ACcess, Time Management and Workload to ImproVe Efficiency (PROACTIVE) project will have three overarching themes: Patient Care, Sustainability and Collaboration. These themes will be visible in all work streams and changes that are developed. Read more »

Recently added resources

  • Reporting and Learning from patient safety incidents in general practiceThe purpose of this guide is to: • maximise opportunities to learn from patient safety incidents in your practice, and to share learning via organisational or national reporting systems • outline a process for learning from patient safety incidents in your practice. Where appropriate, this guide will signpost existing well-written resources and does not seek to replicate their content.
  • Sharing practical experiences of Quality ImprovementThis webinar hosted by the RCGP on 6 December 2016 gave clinicians a chance to learn about increasing capability using Quality Improvement, and share experiences of what works for them and the challenges they face.
  • Motivating others to take part in Quality ImprovementThis webinar followed 'Sharing practical experiences of Quality Improvement' and provided more information on the new self accreditation and online learning network, QI Ready, alongside sharing tips on motivating members of your practice in quality improvement.
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Recently added case studies

Recently added members

  • Sarah De BiaseImproving care for people at risk of frailty.
  • Helen CopelandHi Helen, please provide some background details about yourself to share with other members of the Quality Improvement Learning Network.
  • Elizabeth CottrellI am a GP Partner at Wolstanton Medical Centre which has just been selected to be the Keele Academic General Practice, the first of its kind in the country. I also work at Keele University as an NIHR Academic Clinical Lecturer in General Practice. My ...
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Recently added discussions

  • Experiences of quality improvement in general practiceWe are keen to hear about members’ experiences of quality improvement in general practice. Was your practice an early adopter of QI and does it have lots of experience? Have you encountered barriers to carrying out QI activities? What have you found to be the positives and ...
  • What do you think about the Learning Network?Whether you have been involved in quality improvement for a while or just want to find out more, we are interested to know whether the Learning Network is supporting you in your journey and helping you to connect to colleagues across the country who are working to improve quality in primary care.
  • Thoughts on the General Practice Forward ViewThe General Practice Forward View, published in April 2016, sets out a plan, backed by a multi-billion pound investment, to stabilise and transform general practice. We are interested to know what members think about it.
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