Evaluation and research are essential to support an evidence-based approach to Quality Improvement. Detailed evaluation of improvement activity is key to understanding which methods and innovations work to improve quality in order to know which small scale changes can be replicated across health and social care services to bring about improvement on a large scale. See the links below which signpost to a selection of the most up to date quality and safety research, evidence and guidelines.
- Primary Care Evidence Collaborative
- Scottish Patient Safety Programme in Primary Care
The aim of the Scottish Patient Safety Programme in Primary Care is to reduce the number of events which could cause avoidable harm from care delivered in any primary care setting. In order to achieve that goal, we have developed a range of tools and resources to support those working within primary care to bring about a patient safety culture within their teams.
Click here to access the full portfolio: Scottish Patient Safety Programme - Primary Care
- Scottish School of Primary Care
- Validated Safety and Improvement Tools