The London General Practice Access Guide and the supporting London General Practice Access Manual have been created to support general practices manage current access pressures.
These guidance documents published by NHS England and the Local Government Association set out how NHS leaders and organisations will operate with their partners in Integrated Care Systems (ICSs) from April 2022.
This guide published by the Royal College of Physicians will be helpful for any general practice that has recently recruited or is considering recruiting a Physician Associate to work as part of their primary care team.
This leaflet published by the Royal College of Physicians explains the role of Physician Associates, how they work, where they fit into general practice and their scope of practice.
This guide published by Health Education England will help general practices considering recruiting a Musculoskeletal First Contact Practitioner as part of a multidisciplinary primary care team.
This guide aims to support general practices to understand the role of paramedics and how they can become part of a
multidisciplinary team with wider skill sets, enabling new and exciting models of care to develop.
This guide published by NHS Fareham and Gosport CCG aims to support general practices to understand the role of paramedics, how they work, where they fit into general practice and their scope of practice.
This practical guidance will support general practices looking to recruit physiotherapists to work in a multidisciplinary primary care team as the first point of contact for their Musculoskeletal (MSK) patients.
The RCGP has produced this guidance for GP Trainees completing a Quality Improvement Project (QIP) as part of their training.
The purpose of this guide is to:
• maximise opportunities to learn from patient safety incidents in
your practice, and to share learning via organisational or national
• outline a process for learning from patient safety incidents in
Where appropriate, this guide will signpost existing well-written resources and does not seek to replicate their content.
The Quality Improvement Hub website provides a range of resources to support organisations to improve the quality of healthcare in Scotland. The tools provided here can support you in your improvement work.
This guide is intended to help those responsible to review and develop arrangements for the effective ethics oversight of QI and clinical audit activities, as required.
This brief guide to safety netting for cancer diagnosis in primary care aims to support healthcare professionals to detect cancers earlier and minimise delayed diagnoses.
This collection of resources have been developed with a ‘train the trainer’ approach as a guide to the process involved in completing an effective cancer significant event analysis (SEA).
Significant Event Audit – also called Significant Event Review or Analysis – is an increasingly routine part of general practice. It is a technique to reflect on and learn from individual cases to improve quality of care overall.
A reference sheet detailing using data sources of comparative data.
The British Medical Association has produced some tips for sessional GPs about what a medical appraisal is and the stages of the process. The overview includes some information about quality improvement requirements.
This guide publsihed by the King’s Fund explores shared leadership and what helps to build effective collaborative relationships among health and care professionals, patients, service users, carers and communities.
This document is about creating person-centred, community-focussed approaches to health, wellbeing and care. It builds on the proposed new relationship with people and communities set out in the NHS Five Year Forward View
The six principles were developed by the People and Communities Board, in conjunction with the new models of care ‘vanguards’ sites, to give practical support to services as they deliver the ‘new relationship with people and communities;’ set out in NHS England’s Five Year Forward View.
This guide sets out the basics of statistical data analysis and presentation for those involved in local clinical audit and improvement projects.
In this paper, Professor Bill Lucas offers a way of viewing the field of improvement from the perspective of the men and women who deliver and co-produce care on the ground – the improvers on whom the NHS depends.
A simple guide covering common FAQs on clinical audit.
The guide brings together twelve quality improvement (QI) methods, providing an overview of each and practical advice on how and when to implement them, with illustrative case examples.
This guide, by The Health Foundation, is intended to assist those new to evaluation by suggesting methodological and practical considerations and providing resources to support further learning.
This guide from The Health Foundation draws on this experience, and empirical evidence, to provide practical information about how communications approaches can be used to spread improvement ideas.
Enhanced Significant Event Analysis is an NHS Education for Scotland innovation which aims to guide health care teams to apply human factors thinking when performing a significant event analysis, particularly where the event has had an emotional impact on staff involved.
This guide brings together learning from around Wales – and further afield – to explain how a simple set of techniques can be applied to improve the services provided by NHS Wales.
This guide, from The Health Foundation, focuses in particular at what are known as organisational or industrial approaches to quality improvement.
This guide published by the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence provides practical suggestions based on evidence and experience to help managers and clinicians influence changes in practice.
HQIP’s definitive guide to developing clinical audit reports and tools suitable for patients, carers and other lay readers and useful to all involved in clinical audit and quality improvement, featuring guidance, tips, examples and case studies.
This guide highlights the key role of educators and students in quality improvement and showcases examples of student improvement projects in Wales.
This guidance published by NHS Education for Scotland aims to support primary care teams in conducting effective significant event audits with the aim of improving care for all patients.
This guide published by the NHS Institute for Innovation and Improvement outlines tools and techniques to help make group workshops or meetings as productive as possible.