Improving standards of care for patients: a pilot project
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Improving standards of care for patients: a pilot project

Jacqui Hutchinson Professional and practice development lead (advanced practice), NHS Leeds Community Healthcare, (formerly Leeds Primary Care Trust), Leeds
Gill Armstrong Professional and practice development lead (quality), NHS Leeds Community Healthcare, (formerly Leeds Primary Care Trust), Leeds

This article demonstrates how one of England’s largest primary care trusts developed, piloted and evaluated a quality improvement tool – the quality framework – to support the implementation of clinical governance at a team level. This article shares good practice and key learning points from this experience.

Correspondence jacqui.hutchinson@nhsleeds.nhs.uk

Nursing Standard. 23, 51,43-47. doi: 10.7748/ns2009.08.23.51.43.c7223

Published in print: 26 August 2009

Peer review

This article has been subject to double blind peer review