LLR Academy

All colleagues working in the Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland ICS footprint are invited to attend Quality Improvement sessions hosted by our partners. Please see below for dates, hosts and details of how to register.

If you or your organisation would like to work with us as a host, please email LLRAcademy@uhl-tr.nhs.uk

Name of Session: QI fundamentals

Brief Description: 6x 1.5 hour TEAMS sessions per cohort. Ideal for those who need to improve their processes in addition to delivering standard role in a busy working environment. The course provides a simple on-boarding method for local improvements as part of their day-to-day role.

Pre-requisites: Delegates should attend having identified a small / local improvement project that can be used as part of the training.

Date/s:

Cohort 28 – April 2023
Cohort 29 – May 2023
Cohort 30 – June 2023
Cohort 31 – July 2023
Cohort 32 – August 2023
Cohort 33 – September 2023
Cohort 34 – October 2023
Cohort 35 – November 2023
Cohort 36 – December 2023
Cohort 37 – December 2023
Cohort 38 – January 2024
Cohort 39 – February 2024
Cohort 40 – March 2024

Host: University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust

Register: Please register your interest here (hyperlink to be added). Once we received your Expression of Interest we will contact you with full dates and details.

Name of Session: Human Factors in a Box

Brief Description: This one hour session will introduce the concept of Human Factors and systems thinking and how this can support us on our quality improvement journey to keep patients safe and clinical excellence in mind.

Pre-requisites: None

Date/s

9am – 10am – 14th April, 2023
9am – 10am – 6th October, 2023

Host: Leicestershire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

Register: Please register your interest here (hyperlink to be added). Once we received your Expression of Interest we will contact you with full dates and details.

Name of Session: Clinical Audit in a Box

Brief Description: This one hour session will provide you with an overview of the clinical audit cycle and how it helps in improving standards of care.

Pre-requisites: None

Date/s:

9am – 10am – 21st April, 2023
9am – 10am – 16th August, 2023
9am – 10am – 8th September, 2023

Host: Leicestershire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

Register: Please register your interest here (hyperlink to be added). Once we received your Expression of Interest we will contact you with full dates and details.

Name of Session: PDSA in a Box

Brief Description: This one hour session will introduce you and help you explore QI basic principles and PDSA as a systematic approach to QI. You will even get to have a go and put a PDSA to the test! You will learn how to undertake QI to help you improve and support the delivery of high quality care, apply this to real-life problems and look to solve issues in your workplace.

Pre-requisites: None

Date/s:

9am – 10am – 28th April, 2023
9am – 10am – 26th May, 2023
9am – 10am – 23rd June, 2023
9am – 10am – 22nd July, 2023
9am – 10am – 18th August, 2023
9am – 10am – 15th September, 2023
9am – 10am – 13th October, 2023
9am – 10am – 10th November, 2023
9am – 10am – 8th December, 2023

Host: Leicestershire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

Register: Please register your interest here (hyperlink to be added). Once we received your Expression of Interest we will contact you with full dates and details.

Name of Session: Measurement in a Box

Brief Description: This one hour session is about why we need to measure as part of our quality improvement projects and what to measure (no maths involved).

Pre-requisites: None

Date/s:

9am – 10am – 12th May, 2023
9am – 10am – 28th July, 2023
9am – 10am – 3rd November, 2023

Host: Leicestershire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

Register: Please register your interest here (hyperlink to be added). Once we received your Expression of Interest we will contact you with full dates and details.

Name of Session: Service User Involvement in a Box

Brief Description: This one hour session will provide an introduction to patient involvement including why we involve patients and carers, our engagement zones and introduction of the engagement planning tool

Pre-requisites: None

Date/s:

9am – 10am – 19th May, 2023
9am – 10am – 11th August, 2023
9am – 10am – 17th November, 2023

Host: Leicestershire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

Register: Please register your interest here (hyperlink to be added). Once we received your Expression of Interest we will contact you with full dates and details.

Name of Session: QI Cafe

Brief Description: Quarterly QI Café’s offering space to learn about and discuss an area of QI or tool and a space to hear people’s QI stories.

Pre-requisites: None

Date/s:

1pm – 3:30pm – 13th June, 2023
1pm – 3:30pm – 12th October, 2023
1pm – 3:30pm – 12th December, 2023

Host: Leicestershire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

Register: Please register your interest here (hyperlink to be added). Once we received your Expression of Interest we will contact you with full dates and details.

Name of Session: SPC/Run charts in a box

Brief Description: This one hour session will provide an understanding of Statistical Process Control (SPC) charts and how they are used to understand what is ‘different’ and what is the ‘norm’ in terms of activity and data. By using these charts, we can then understand where the focus of work needs to be concentrated in order to make a difference. We can also use SPC charts to determine if an improvement is actually improving a process and also use them to ‘predict’ statistically whether a process is ‘capable’ of meeting a target. SPC charts are used

Pre-requisites: None

Date/s:

9am – 10am – 20th June, 2023
9am – 10am – 15th December, 2023

Host: Leicestershire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

Register: Please register your interest here (hyperlink to be added). Once we received your Expression of Interest we will contact you with full dates and details.

Name of Session: QI Echo

Brief Description: These two hour sessions will offer delegates the opportunity take a deep dive into two local case studies, to share learning from the projects and to ask questions. Topics will be advertised in advance and our aim is to ensure cross sector learning.

Pre-requisites: None

Date/s:

29th June, 2023 – Time TBC
20th September, 2023 – Time TBC
8th November, 2023 – Time TBC
11th January, 2024 – Time TBC

Host: LOROS

Register: Please register your interest here (hyperlink to be added). Once we received your Expression of Interest we will contact you with full dates and details.