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  • Video consultations: how to set them up well, fast?

    In response to Covid-19, the health system plans to rapidly expand the use of video consultations.

    The aim of this group is to share practical learning, tips and challenges when introducing this complex service […]

  • Ambulance Services and QI

    Leading on quality improvement initiatives and developing quality improvement capability across pre-hospital care requires different approaches to other types of quality improvement. This group offers a space to […]

  • 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 […]

  • Applying behavioural insights in healthcare

    The latest insights from behavioural science help us better understand all of the factors that influence people’s behaviour – that’s patients and the public as well as healthcare staff. This helps us create more […]

  • Improving Joy in Work

    The purpose of this Special Interest Group is to provide a learning forum to bring together those with knowledge of the IHI Joy in Work Framework, alongside novices who would like to know more.
    The Institute for […]

  • Network Weaving learning series

    A closed group space for participants taking part in the full Network Weaving learning series.
  • Exploring Adaptive Space – community of practice

    This group is for people interesting in understanding and applying Prof Mary Uhl-Bien’s framework of ’Adaptive Spaces’ and ’Complexity Leadership’.

    Mary explains the crucial role of ’Adaptive Spaces’ in […]

  • 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 […]

  • Network Weaving

    A group space for people interested in learning about Network Weaving, and developing their skills.
  • Co-production

    In co-produced health care, organisations work with people who use services, carers and communities in equal partnership. It’s easy to do it wrong and quite hard to get it right, but it isn’t rocket science, and […]

  • 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”

  • Staff Wellbeing and Quality Health Care

    Hilda realises the importance of providing a quality health care service for others, however people who work in health care have wellbeing needs too. It’s recognised that staff wellbeing is key to a quality h […]

  • 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 […]

  • PPI and Diversity

    Serious clinical and service failings in the UK and internationally have increased the calls for patients and the public to be engaged in healthcare to improve patient safety. These calls are now reflected in key […]

  • Mindfulness for Quality Improvement

    Mindfulness is a process of focussing on experiences in the current moment. Over the last decades, many mindfulness based techniques and programmes have been used to improve health, and in fact there is good […]

  • Culture of Continuous Improvement

    In the NHS, Quality Improvement methodology is the most common vehicle for embedding systematic continuous improvement and most frequently shows up as a team of experts supporting clinically-focused, smaller-scale […]

  • West of England

    A group space for Q members in the West of England.

  • Evaluation

    Appropriate good quality evaluation is essential component of quality improvement. This group has been set up to link members who have experience, expertise and an interest in the evaluation of quality […]

  • Generation Q Fellows

    This group provides a community forum for any GenerationQ fellows interested in sharing learning, continuing conversations, discovering new insights and developing best practice around the four elements of leadership for improvement: Contextual, Relational, Technical and Personal.
  • Anaesthetists

    This is a special interest group set up for Anaesthetists to share their experiences and learning from improvement work as well as supporting training and development.

  • QI in Mental Health

    Special Interest Group to support the sharing of ideas and good practice for QI across all Mental Health settings. The group will encourage the sharing of ideas and approaches to the use of QI within MH settings […]

  • Q team

    A Buddypress Group space for the Q team.

  • Q Improvement Framework Resources

    This public space is solely for hosting the resources for the Q Improvement Capability framework tool.
    To get involved in developing and using the QI Capability tool, go here: https://q.health.org.uk/community/gro […]

  • Q Partners

    A space for Q Partner teams to ask questions, share what’s working well, get help with challenges and more.

    We will share reports from our bi-monthly Partner calls here.

  • Q Visits

    This is a place to continue conversations from any of the Q Visits held to date. Use this space to share updates on new insights, resources, and any progress or challenges you’ve encountered since applying your […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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”

  • 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).

  • Educators as Improvers

    Many people working in the world of healthcare will also have some sort of role in healthcare education; it might be that you’re a mentor to nursing students, a clinical educator for AHP students, a clinical or […]

  • Q network mapping pilots (Kumu)

    A group space to support the regions and nations that are piloting the use of network mapping tool Kumu with Q members.

    Convened by Matt Hill and Matthew Mezey.

  • Radiotherapy Quality

    This SIG is formed to facilitate sharing of information, expertise and learning for the benefit of patient safety and quality improvement in Radiotherapy service.

    The group aims to bring together radiotherapy […]

  • Dialogic Organisation Development

    This special interest group is designed for anyone with an interest in a dialogic approach to improvement and organisation development. This contemporary approach to OD views organisations as fluid, socially […]

  • Communities of Practice

    The group aims to bring together people who are interested in setting up Communities of Practice, or have already set them up, to share their experiences and knowledge.
    This group is co-convened by Cleo […]

  • 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.

  • 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 […]

  • Q Exchange 2018 Award Holders

    This group is a space for Q Exchange 2018 award holders to connect and share.