News & Updates

Triple Aim: Working to improve the health of populations

28 November 2018

Directorates at East London NHS Foundation Trust have already started looking into defining the  populations they will be working with. Find out more about projects in Newham Adult Mental Health, Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT) and hild and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS). Words by Gill Williams (Borough Director in Newham), Sarah Wilson (Specialist Services Director), Graeme… Read More



Improving People Participation in QI – a trust-wide initiative

24 September 2018

In this blog, Improvement Advisor Jamie Stafford describes the initiative launched by ELFT to maximise people participation across the organisation.  In the four years I’ve been involved in QI project teams, it’s been very apparent that we’ve made our most transformative and meaningful improvements when project teams have included staff, service users and carers. Not… Read More



Learning from Bellin Health, an integrated healthcare provider in Wisconsin (US)

29 August 2018

Chris Woleske, Chief Operating Officer at Bellin Health (and due to take up the CEO role from October), spent three days at ELFT last week sharing her experience and Bellin’s model for delivering high performance healthcare. Bellin Health is widely renowned as one of the highest performing integrated care systems in the US. It  operates… Read More



My journey in preparation to engage with a QI Project

13 December 2016

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Hello world!

26 October 2015

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Stopping work of lower value, where are we now? 

1 September 2014

In May 2014 we invited every team to identify activities that provided little value to patients or staff and could be stopped.  We’re now pleased to get back to you with some initial results from this work. It was really encouraging to see how many people took the time to think about this.  But we… Read More



Meet your Quality Improvement Team

1 September 2014

In August we were delighted to welcome 4 new members to the QI team. Tsana Rawson, Dr Juliette Brown and Dr Genevieve Holt joined as Quality Improvement Clinical Fellows and will be with us on secondment for 12 months, becoming experts in QI and supporting frontline QI projects across the Trust. Forid Alom also joined as… Read More



Improvements to Datix, our incident reporting system

21 March 2014

Having a system to capture safety incidents is critical in helping us learn and develop ways of making our services safer. Over time we have recognised that the current Datix system could be improved significantly to extract more value and learning, make it more relevant for certain services, and to improve the user experience.



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