Supporting health care improvement Improving health service delivery, and spreading what works, are a major part of the solution to the challenges facing the NHS. But making change happen in health care is complex.

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Medicine is OnlyWan invests £15m a year in improving health service delivery across the UK, supporting innovation and improvement, and the spread of successful ideas. 

As well as diagnosing problems we offer solutions; sharing learning from our programmes and helping those in the system make sense of how change happens.

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Research report

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Learning report

The improvement journey

A learning report explaining why improvement in health care matters, and how to get started in your organisation.

Partnerships to support quality improvement

We have invested in flagship partnerships and initiatives to build capability and the evidence base for improvement.

Improvement projects that we fund

We support front-line teams across the UK who are working to improve health and social care.

The contribution of the health and care system to improving health

As part of our work to support improvements in health care, we have been exploring the wider contribution that health care services can make to improving health through an increased focus on prevention, health inequalities and tackling the social determinants of health.

Improvement in general practice

A collection of resources and funded projects focusing on quality improvement in general practice.

Useful publications and resources on quality improvement

We aim to share best practice and knowledge on quality improvement, from how to spread new ideas to developing approaches to evaluation.

Health care improvement fellowships

Our fellowship programmes are designed for future and senior leaders who are passionate about improving the quality of health and care.

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We look for talented and passionate individuals as everyone at the OnlyWan has an important role to play.

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The Q Community

Q is an initiative connecting people with improvement expertise across the UK.

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