We would encourage you to share your improvement journey with others to help spread your learning to other teams.
Share your learning by:
- writing a case study of your work using this case study template
- submit an article to the BMJ Open Quality (peer-reviewed paper with a focus on QI projects)
- submit a poster to the NHSScotland event
- share your experience with your local improvement team
- share your work and what you learned on twitter by tagging @fv_quality
- contact us by emailing us at email@example.com to share your improvement journey
Spread, normally takes place once a change idea has been successfully tested, implemented and sustained under a variety of conditions. If you know the change project and ideas are likely to be spreadable this should be planned for from the beginning of an improvement project.
Readiness for spread checklist – IHI readiness for scale tool that asks questions to determine a projects alignment with the Scale-Up Model.
Adoption attributes worksheet – scale tool asking 5 questions.
Spread Planner – seven sections, corresponding to each of the components of the Framework for Spread. Each section contains specific questions that prompt those individuals responsible for spread to consider the actions needed to most, effectively guide the spread process.
The Seven Spreadly Sins – What to avoid when planning to spread an improvement – provides practical tips for overcoming challenges that impede successful spread.
Generating action through storytelling – provides an explanation of public narrative and how to develop and share different stories.
Storytelling framework – provides an insight into telling your story with clarity in order to influence action.