Acute Kidney Injury
Harm from AKI is recognised to cut across boundaries and specialties in both primary and secondary care and is associated with high mortality, adverse long term outcomes and increased healthcare costs
Co-production and Community Capacity Building
This Programme aims to combine the mutual strengths, capacities and assets of statutory and non-statutory organisations, professionals, service users, carers and communities to achieve positive change and better health and social care outcomes for individuals.
Effective Care Pathways Programme
This is a clinically led quality improvement programme to reduce waste, harm, and unwarranted variation in healthcare.
Evidence and Evaluation for Improvement
Internal resource across the Improvement Hub - accessible to NHS boards and Health and Social Care Partnerships through the Tailored and Responsive Improvement Support Team.
IJB Strategic Plans
Strategic Plans for the delivery of health and social care by each Integrated Joint Board in Scotland
This new fund will support change ideas at varying stages of development that are of national value in terms of health and social care outcomes.
Independent Care Sector
This programme supports the development of the independent care sector as a full partner at both strategic and local levels, ensuring the sector is fully engaged in joint strategic commissioning strategies, health and social care integration and other key policy drivers such as self-directed support.
Living Well in Communities
This programme focuses on key areas of health and social care that can prevent unnecessary admission to hospital and enable people to remain at home or in a homely setting with the support of their family and community.
LWIC - Anticipatory Care Planning
The Anticipatory Care Planning workstream focuses on developing a national approach to anticipatory care planning that will enable people living with long term conditions to live in the community and avoid hospital admission (where it’s safe to do so).
LWIC - Frailty and Falls
The Frailty and Falls in the Community workstream initially focuses on improving the identification of people living in the community at risk of frailty and falls.
LWIC – Intermediate Care and Reablement
This programme will support Health and Social Care Partnerships to develop and strengthen their approaches to intermediate care including reablement services.
LWIC - Neighbourhood Care
Inspired by the work of Buurtzorg, a number of health and social care partnerships across Scotland are developing, with the intent to test, models of neighbourhood care.
LWIC - Palliative and End of Life Care
The Palliative and End of Life Care workstream supports Health and Social Care Partnerships to test new approaches to identify people who would benefit from palliative and end of life care and new approaches to co-ordinate care that enable people to spend more time living well in the community in the last six months of life that would otherwise be spent in hospital.
LWIC – Pathways for High Resource Individuals
The Pathways for High Resource Individuals workstream focuses on identifying how high resource individuals use local health and social care services and test alternative pathways of care that enable people at risk of becoming high resource individuals to spend more time living in the community rather than in hospital.
Mental Health Access
The Mental Health Access Improvement Support Team has been established to support improved access to both psychological therapy interventions and Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services.
Networks and Knowledge Exchange
The complexity of health and social care presents an opportunity for a network to exist that supports knowledge exchange, networking and learning.
Person-Centred Health and Care
This programme works with organisations across health and social care to make sure that what matters to people is at the heart of how health and care services are designed, delivered and improved.
This programme is part of a network promoting practice and a culture which focuses on outcomes important to people using services, their families and communities – and the staff providing them.
Place, Home and Housing
This programme aims to make key improvements to strategic planning of housing and related services to provide people with a home environment that supports greater independence and improved health and well-being.
Primary Care and Mental Health Transformation Fund
This programme aims to support the redesign of primary care services across Scotland, building towards a future where primary care is delivered by multi-disciplinary community teams in localities.
Primary Care Out of Hours Improvement Support
The Primary Care Out of Hours programme will work with stakeholders to design and develop a quality improvement approach to support implementation of the recommendations of the National Review of Primary Care Out of Hours Services.
Q stands for quality. Q is an initiative connecting people with improvement expertise across the UK. We’re creating opportunities for people to come together as an improvement community – sharing ideas, enhancing skills and collaborating to make health and care better.
Quality Improvement for NHS Board Members
This programme of work develops the knowledge and skills needed for effective Board level leadership and governance of quality improvement.
SPSP – Mental Health – Improving Observation Practice
This is an improvement programme to improve observation practice.
Scottish Patient Safety Programme – Acute Adult
The Acute Adult programme works to reduce harm and mortality for patients in hospitals.
Scottish Patient Safety Programme – Healthcare Associated Infections
The Healthcare Associated Infections (HAI) programme provides an improvement resource to support NHS boards to deliver sustained improvements in the prevention and control of infections.
Scottish Patient Safety Programme - Maternity and Children’s Care
The aim of the programme is to improve outcomes and reduce inequalities by providing a safe, high quality experience for all women, babies and families.
Scottish Patient Safety Programme - Medicines
The programme aims to bring together current improvement activity related to medicines from across the Scottish Patient Safety Programme Acute Adult, Primary Care, Maternity and Children’s Care and Mental Health Programmes.
Scottish Patient Safety Programme – Mental Health
The Mental Health Programme seeks to reduce the harm experienced by individuals who are receiving care within mental health services.
Scottish Patient Safety Programme – Primary Care (General Medical Services)
The Primary Care programme aims to reduce the number of events which could cause harm from healthcare delivered in any primary care setting.
Scottish Patient Safety Programme – Primary Care Dentistry
The dental arm of the SPSP Primary Care programme seeks to embed quality improvement processes into every day practice.
Scottish Patient Safety Programme – Primary Care Pharmacy
The pharmacy arm of the SPSP Primary Care programme will work to forge stronger links between GPs, hospital staff and pharmacy teams to drive improvement in the prescribing and dispensing of medication to patients after they have been in hospital.
Scottish Patient Safety Programme – Reducing Pressure Ulcers in Care Homes
The programme will work in collaboration with NHS boards, Health and Social Care Partnerships, Scottish Care and Care homes across Scotland to reduce the incidence of pressure ulcers for residents in care homes.
Strategic Commissioning Improvement Support
Strategic commissioning is the mainstream process for understanding, planning and delivering better health and asocial care outcomes.