This event focused on how providers should use measurement for improvement.
Measurement for improvement
Samantha Riley, Head of Improvement Analytics, NHS Improvement provides an overview of the different ways that data is collected and presented, explaining how these do not necessarily provide the information we think it is.
A list of helpful measurement resources.
Statisical process control (SPC)
A statistical process control (SPC) tool has been developed specifically for the criteria-led discharge collaborative to support data collection.
A simple tool to help you record data as you run your criteria led discharge project.
Plan do study act (PDSA) cycles
PDSA cycles is a scientific technique used for testing. It enables you to try out a change (a test), learn from it and use your learning to plan your next test. It helps you structure and learn from the changes you make.
An example of how PDSA works
This case study from the measuring for improvement event came from Medway Community Healthcare and Medway NHS Foundation Trust, who shared their experiences of their Home First initiative.
This document highlights the experiences of older people being discharged from Hillingdon Hospital and the onward care they received in the community.
Department of Health's 10 steps to discharge