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  • Liberating Structures in healthcare

    This is a place to share tips, tricks, challenges, plans, ’strings’ and more around using ’Liberating Structures’ for health and care improvement.
    This follows on from a successful Q community immersion workshop […]

  • Network Weaving

    A group space for people interested in learning about Network Weaving, and developing their skills.
  • Lean Healthcare

    Lean continues to become increasingly popular in health. This group will exchange information on current thinking and discuss ideas on the application and adaption of Lean thinking to the health care sector. Join […]

  • Q Special Interest Groups/Communities of Practice

    A space to share experiences, challenges, best practices, requests for help/advice and more – around Q’s Special Interest Groups and Communities of Practice.

  • Q Connectors

    A 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).

  • Building improvement capability across boundaries

    This group is open to anyone interested in discussing, exploring and collaborating on project ideas for the Q Exchange 2019 theme, “Building improvement capabilities across boundaries”

  • QI Communications

    A group for anyone with an interest in QI Communications. This is an online space for us to chat, upload documents, and share ideas, links and templates.

    This group  is convened by Andrea Gibbons.

  • Process Visualisation in the NHS

    This SIG will look at identifying and documenting, in flow chart format, process management in the NHS, both clinical and administrative processes are addressed. The structure of the Process Visualization set will […]

  • South West Q

    A group for Q members in the South West to communicate, share and learn with and from each other.
    This group is supported by Jen Ellis.

  • Evidence 4 Quality Improvement

    Home of the @Evidence4QI project (Q Exchange-funded). Supporting Quality Improvement (QI) teams to use evidence and knowledge in QI projects, working in partnership with the Library and Knowledge Services community.

  • Bridging Networks

    The ‘Bridging Network’ is a Special Interest Group for anyone interested in quality improvement across health and social care whether they are at the front line, in the board rooms, in the community or primary car […]

  • Delivering Virtual Training (#ConnectingImprovers)

    This SIG has been created in response to a shared need nationally to move from face to face training to virtual delivery, as a result of Covid-19.

    This is a shared space to network, share and test ideas and […]

  • Urgent and Emergency Care

    The importance of keeping the front door of acute services open, flowing and safe for patients has never been greater. With a relentless increase in numbers attending ED, OOH services at breaking point in the […]

  • Sketchnote

    The Q Community includes many people who are realising that there are other ways to record what you learn at events – a more visual form of taking notes known as Sketchnotes.

    Join us as we explore the world o […]

  • Understanding alternatives to traditional models of outpatients

    This group is open to anyone interested in discussing, exploring and collaborating on project ideas for the Q Exchange 2019 theme, “Understanding alternatives to traditional models of outpatients”

  • Learning from Excellence

    Whilst it is important to learn from events where things have not gone well, the majority of healthcare interactions go safely. Despite this, we have focus the much of our learning about safety from adverse […]

  • Improvement Research Network

    The purpose of this community is to bridge the gap between academics involved in the fields of improvement and implementation science and improvement practitioners.  The SIG will create a forum that enables […]

  • Somerset

    This group will bring together Q members in Somerset to collaborate and build our collective improvement expertise for the common purpose of improving healthcare for the population of Somerset.  The group will […]

  • Redesigning the organisational landscape

    I am developing a route-map for STPs wishing to navigate their way to an organisational landscape fit to commission and deliver integrated models of care. I am interested in connecting with others working on […]

  • Curious QI

    Curiosity brings to mind images of inquisitive children (”…but why?..”), mad inventors and maybe even dead cats. But there is an increasing evidence that curiosity as a trait is not only desirable at a personal […]