How to Sustain Quality Improvement
Improving quality in healthcare is not easy. It needs energy and stamina to sustain positive change. Read our top quality improvement (QI) tips to keep you going.
QI tip 1: Start as you mean to go on
QI tip 2: Plan your project, but not too much
QI tip 3: Start small to win big
QI tip 4: Find some champions as well as some critical friends
QI tip 5: Focus people on the benefits your projects will bring
Help them recognise that achieving significant change isn’t easy and won’t happen overnight. If people can see how your work will make their life easier, and improve care for patients, they are more likely to engage.
QI tip 6: Celebrate your wins
QI tip 7: Get inspiration from others
QI tip 8: Don't fear failure
Questions about quality improvement? Get in touch
If you have any questions or need further information please email us at QI@rcseng.ac.uk
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