Institute for Health Improvement (IHI)
IHI’s QI Essentials Toolkit includes the tools and templates you need to launch a successful quality improvement project and manage performance improvement. Each of the ten tools can be used with the Model for Improvement, Lean, or Six Sigma, and includes a short description, instructions, an example, and a blank template.
Quality Improvement team at NHS Education Scotland (NES)
The purpose of Quality Improvement team at NHS Education Scotland (NES) is to provide learning, development and networking opportunities to build skills, knowledge and confidence, enabling all staff across to use Quality Improvement methods to deliver better services, care and outcomes for the people of Scotland.
The Quality Improvement Zone is a learning and resource site which supports applying Quality Improvement methods to improve the systems
East London NHS Foundation Trust (ELFT)
Your Project Charter, the Model for Improvement and Driver Diagrams are 3 key tools which will get you up and running and continue to help with improvement projects. In addition there are tools that will help you at certain stages of your QI project, they will help with: Identifying the quality issue; Understanding the problem; Developing a strategy and change ideas; Testing; and Implementation and sustaining the gains. You can also use Communication Tools throughout the life-cycle of your project.
HSE National Quality Improvement and Patient Safety Directorate Team
The National Quality Improvement and Patient Safety Directorate Team supports services to lead sustainable improvements for safer better health care within the HSE, Ireland.
This toolkit contains a number of tools which should make carrying out a project easier. The project map shares the four phases of the project starting out with a ‘light bulb’ moment right through to the sustainability plan.