We are working to enable a culture of improvement. We will do this by supporting sustainable QI projects within the Irish health service.
Our aim is to support people who use and deliver health services to integrate quality and safety into their daily work and health care experience. We will work together to achieve this through on-going engagement, co-design and partnership.
Based on consultation with people across the health services, we are working with services on five agreed Patient Safety areas. These are: (click here to learn more)
2. Pressure ulcers
3. Medication safety
4. Deteriorating patient
5. QI for healthcare boards
We will offer different partnership approaches and methodologies to do this work.
We recognise these five priority areas as key to improving safety across all health settings. The HSE Patient Safety Strategy and the Sláintecare implementation plan will also influence this work.
National Safety Programmes in collaboration between the National QI Team and health services across the country include:
If you are working on a quality improvement project you may find the resources in the QI Toolkit helpful.
Quality Improvement Toolkit