Introduction to Quality Improvement
We have provided links to useful sites that give a good introduction to QI.
|Royal College of Surgeons of England||RCS and Quality Improvement|
|Hughes, RG||Tools and strategies for quality improvement and patient safety|
|Health Foundation||Quality improvement made simple|
|NICE||Putting NICE Guidance into practice|
|NHS Wales||The 1000 Lives Improvement Quality Improvement Guide|
Tools for Quality Improvement
A number of organisations provide tools for QI.
|NHS Improvement||Quality, service improvement and redesign (QSIR) tools by stage of the patient pathway|
|NHS Improvement||Quality, service improvement and redesign (QSIR) tools by type of task|
|Institute for Healthcare Improvement||Quality Improvement Essentials Toolkit|
|HQIP||A guide to quality improvement methods|
|East London NHS Foundation Trust||Quality Improvement Resources|
Quality Improvement Case Studies
Below is a list of QI case studies.
|NHS Scotland||QI Case Studies|
|Journal of Thoracic Disease||Benchmark analyses in minimally invasive esophagectomy-impact on surgical quality improvement|
|Annals of Surgical Oncology||Quality Improvement in Minimally Invasive Esophagectomy: Outcome Improvement Through Data Review|
|Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery||Evolution of Standardized Clinical Pathways: Refining Multidisciplinary Care and Process to Improve Outcomes of the Surgical Treatment of Esophageal Cancer|
|European Journal of Surgical Oncology||Control chart methods for monitoring surgical performance: A case study from gastro-oesophageal surgery|
Do you have your own example of QI studies in Oesophago-Gastric cancer care? We’d love to read about it. Please send your example to firstname.lastname@example.org.