We look forward to seeing you at the next Wave 8 Day 7 workshop on Tuesday 29th January 2019, 9.00 – 4.00pm, our venue has moved from Stratford to the Holiday Inn London Bloomsbury, near Russell Square. Full location details below.

Our graduation for Wave 8 Improvement Leaders’ Programme is on Tuesday 12th March 2019 at the Holiday Inn London Bloomsbury. In preparation for the event delegates and their project teams need to produce a project poster and return to the QI team by Friday 1st March.

The poster template is available here and completed posters should be emailed to elft.qi@nhs.net 

Full Schedule

Day 1: 

Intro to the Improvement Leaders’ Programme

Key ingredients for success for a QI project

Coaching sessions with wave 8 project teams

  • Tuesday 25 September, 9:00am-5:00pm

Days 2: 

An introduction to the Model for Improvement

Tools to help your project team decide what to focus on

How to create driver diagrams

Coaching sessions with wave 8 project teams

Completion or review of the wave 7 QI project charter

  • Tuesday 9 October, 9:00am-5:00pm

Day 3 and 4: 

Deming’s Lens of Profound Knowledge

The Model for Improvement (MFI), a deeper dive

MFI Question 1:  What are we trying to accomplish?

MFI Question 2:  How will we know that change is an improvement?

More useful QI tools

MFI Question 3:  What change can we make that will result in an improvement?

Understanding variation conceptually and statistically

Systems thinking and Driver Diagrams

  • Tuesday 30th October, 9:00am-5.00pm
  • Wednesday 31st October, 9.00am-5.00pm

Day 5 and 6: 


Coaching sessions with wave 8 project teams

QI project presentations from previous projects

Reflective session on progress

Demand and capacity workshop

Creativity exercise workshop

QI sponsor support session

  • Tuesday 27th November, 9:00am-5:00pm
  • Wednesday 28th November, 9.00am-5.00pm

Day 7:

Reflective session on progress

Control charts & using data that isn’t numbers

Implementation and scale up

How does it all fit together?

Coaching session with QI coaches

  • Tuesday 29th January 2019, 9:00am-4:00pm

Day 8: Graduation Day

Key note presentation

Project presentations from wave 8

Graduation Ceremony

Celebratory lunch

  • Tuesday 12th March, 9:00am-1:00pm