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Useful links

  
The Q Initiative
The Health Foundation
NHS Improvement
KSS QPSC Improvers Network

 


 

​​The Q Initiative​​

 

Thank you to everyone who applied to join Q! We had a great response and are currently assessing the applications. We will be advising applicants on their success in the week commencing 14 August 2017.

In the meantime if you're interested in getting more involved in Quality Improvement work, please consider joining our Improvers Network.

What is Q

Q is an initiative connecting people who have health and care improvement expertise across the UK. Q is led by the Health Foundation and supported and co-funded by NHS Improvement.

Members are able to access a wide range of support, information and events, including:

  • Q visits - a regular programme of visits to organisations doing interesting and relevant work within and outside of the health and care sector
  • Special Interest Groups (SIGs) - a great way for people to share experiences, challenges and inspiration. They can also be used to potentially initiate new improvement projects
  • Q Connectors – a growing network for members who love connecting people and ideas across boundaries  – and who can help push the boundaries of what’s possible for all of us in Q
  • QI Connect WebEx series - an opportunity to learn from international leaders in the field of improvement and innovation. The series sees more than 500 organisations across 50 countries linking in
  • Q Randomised Coffee Trials - an opportunity to meet and connect with a different Q member. These fun (and fruitful) conversations offer informal opportunities to connect with peers
  • The Q Labs – aiming to bring people together from across the UK to work and make progress on complex challenges facing health and care.

For more information on these opportunities, and to get the latest Q news, visit https://q.health.org.uk/ and follow @theQCommunity on Twitter.