Momentum – why it matters in improvement and how we can build it.

By Dominique Bird, Deputy Director and Head of Quality Improvement, Improvement Cymru In the journey of healthcare improvement there is one essential ingredient that often determines our success – momentum.  It’s the driving force that propels us forward, enabling us to overcome obstacles and reach our goals. It’s the energy

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A cohort undertaking the Toyota training.

Why a Car Company is Working with Welsh Cancer Teams on the Suspected Cancer Pathway

By Jonathan Clarke, Ear, Nose and Throat Consultant, Clinical Lead at Improvement Cymru, and Assistant Medical Director for QI at Aneurin Bevan University Health Board. It’s great to see the second cohort of the Suspected Cancer Pathway improvement work, in partnership with Improvement Cymru and the Welsh Cancer Network is

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How can good teamwork and communication help to deliver safe, reliable and effective care?

By Frank Federico, Institute for Healthcare Improvement Frank Federico is a senior patient safety expert and Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) faculty. He is a pharmacist by training and has co-chaired several IHI collaboratives. Healthcare is complex and complicated. There are multiple people involved in delivering care, no matter the

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