Building on a series of thought pieces published by the Health Foundation in Perspectives on context, this best evidence review combines the ideas of receptive and non-receptive contexts for change, with a psychological perspective and the proposition that social context is the key facilitator of quality improvement.
In this paper, Professor Bill Lucas offers a way of viewing the field of improvement from the perspective of the men and women who deliver and co-produce care on the ground – the improvers on whom the NHS depends.
In this webinar Bill Lucas is joined by a panel of experts to explore why context needs to be taken into consideration when attempting improvement, and what skills best help professionals to manage context effectively.
This report tells the story of the Learning Communities Initiative, in which an experienced research team used an action approach, combining action research and action learning, to study four improvement projects across two sites, while working with participants to facilitate the flow of knowledge and learning.
This learning report published by the Health Foundation will help those who want to use networks as a mechanism for change, and guide improvement leaders to ensure their networks are designed and run in line with what works best.