External QI Guides & Resources
Online QI courses
Quality related organisations
A three-year programme to support improvement in the quality and safety of maternity and neonatal units across England.
Launched in 2013, aim is to improve outcomes and reduce inequalities in outcomes by providing a safe, high-quality care experience for all women, babies, children and families in Scotland.
Aims to work towards improved outcomes for newborn infants admitted to neonatal care and their families in Northern Ireland.
Other really helpful organisationsNHS Improvement
Working with NHS England to better support the NHS to deliver improved care for patients.
NNAP (National Neonatal Audit Programme)
A UK charity championing the rights of babies to receive the best care by supporting families, campaigning for change and supporting professionals.
VON (Vermont Oxford Network)
Nonprofit collaboration of Neonatal Care professionals striving to improve the quality and safety of newborn care.
Sharing QI Resources for Paediatric Medication Safety
Formal QI training & fellowships
The Health Foundation
Intermittently advertises year long fellowship roles for experienced leaders to undergo overseas training in improvement science https://www.health.org.uk/funding-and-partnerships/fellowships/quality-improvement-fellowships
Scottish Quality and Safety (SQS) Fellowship Programme
QI and clinical leadership course managed by NHS Education for Scotland (NES)
Provide opportunities and bespoke support for Fellows to develop themselves as improvement leaders from their current position.
The Welsh Clinical Leadership Training Fellowship
A one year out of training programme for doctors, dentists, pharmacists and optometrists