Box 1.

The RCP Quality Improvement Hub's broad aims

The aims of the RCP Quality Improvement Hub align with those of the Academy of Medical Royal Colleges, improvement experts and the Health Foundation:15,19,20
  • Build improvement capability at scale amongst front-line staff.

  • Involve patients, families and their carers in systems design.

  • Develop changes that are sustainable throughout an organisation.

  • Continually measure and monitor improvement.

  • Integrate leadership and management training.

  • Develop a curriculum using existing quality improvement methodologies.

  • Encourage employers to make quality improvement integral to job descriptions.

  • Support all healthcare professionals and executive team members in developing quality improvement.

  • Act as a repository for quality improvement projects and share learning.