Academic Health Science Networks

There are 15 Academic Health Science Networks (AHSNs) across England, established by NHS England in 2013 to spread innovation at pace and scale – improving health and generating economic growth. Each AHSN works across a distinct geography serving a different population in each region.

Academy of Fabulous Stuff

A social movement for sharing Health & Social Care Ideas, services and solutions that work.

Care Quality Commission

The independent regulator of health and social care in England.

Healthcare Improvement Scotland – ihub – Improvement Programmes

The ihub runs a number of national programmes focused on supporting our health, social care and housing partners to deliver improved health and wellbeing outcomes for people in Scotland.

Healthcare Quality Improvement Partnership

HQIP aims to improve health outcomes by enabling those who commission, deliver and receive healthcare to measure and improve our healthcare services.

Improvement Academy

Made up of a team of improvement scientists, patient safety experts and clinicians who are committed to working with frontline services, patients and the public to deliver real and lasting change. Building on improvement expertise and maintaining close links with the Yorkshire Quality and Safety Research Group, the Improvement Academy was established alongside the Yorkshire and Humber Academic Health Science Network (AHSN) in May 2013. In 2015 the Improvement Academy became one of the eight founding members of the UK Improvement Alliance, a learning network focused on delivering better health and care for the UK.

Institute for Healthcare Improvement

To help you with your improvement efforts, IHI offers free tools, change ideas, measures to guide improvement, IHI White Papers, audio and video, improvement stories, and more.

King’s Fund – Quality Improvement

The King’s Fund’s work on systematic approaches to improving the safety, experience and effectiveness of care.

NHS Atlas of Shared Learning

The Atlas of Shared Learning is a collection of case studies that demonstrates the contribution that nursing, midwifery and care staff can make to the transformation of health and care and their key contribution to delivering the Long Term Plan.

NHS Benchmarking Network

The in-house benchmarking service of the NHS “Our vision is to be the definitive reference point for benchmarking publicly funded Health and Social Care services.” Learn about its vibrant member community, involving over 300 health and social care organisations in the UK, register now to access a full range of services.

NHS Wales – 1000lives improvement

1000 Lives Improvement is the national improvement service for NHS Wales delivered by Public Health Wales whose aim is to support the NHS to improve outcomes for people using services in Wales.

NICE Standards and Indicators

For anyone wanting to improve the quality of health and care services.

Royal College of Physicians Quality Improvement

Royal College of Physicians Quality Improvement (RCPQI) aims to bring together existing quality improvement work within the RCP, as well as developing new infrastructure and approaches, to support and promote a continuously improving healthcare system.