Site Visits in 2016

Last year, I reviewed the use of the blog in 2015. I’d had a doubling of views compared to 2014. I was surprised to find the same kind of increase again in 2016. This must say something about the interest in the use of Lean in health and social care. Quite a few people blog…

Websites on Lean

I’ve written two previous posts on website on Lean, including a post on academic resources, and a post describing the excellent NHS Scotland QI hub. Since then, I have come across other useful websites, and I will list a few here. The striking thing about typing Lean Healthcare in to a search engine is that…

Improvement Science Websites

It is easy to become very focused on one method of quality improvement, and to overlook others. Health care staff who find that an improvement method works in one situation may, understandably, use that approach again in other contexts. Sometimes this works, but the approach that was effective in one ward, or with a particular…

Keep Up To Date on Healthcare Improvement Research

The Health Foundation is a UK charity that was funded by an enormous endowment when the PPP Healthcare Group was sold. The charity supports work on patient safety and improvement science, along with other topics. The charity publishes free monthly updates on patient safety and improvement approaches. There are many papers in their alerts that…