Following the success of the inaugural Improvement FUNdamentals massive open online course (MOOC), NHS Improving Quality is running another free course for people working in health and social care, starting in September 2015.

The course is suitable for both beginners as well as people with some improvement knowledge and, over 8 weeks, covers:

  • The fundamentals of quality improvement
  • Using the model for improvement
  • Measuring for improvement
  • Sustaining and spreading improvements

The course is delivered entirely online via videos, articles and exercises and features live knowledge exchange events, allowing you to learn from experts and debate and connect with other participants around the world.

To enrol on the course, go to NHS IQ Improvement FUNdamentals website.  For more information, please contact


NHS Improving Quality's Knowledge and Intelligence Team scour over 250 sources each month to select and sign-post to the latest evidence in improvement science, leadership and large scale transformational change.

Presented in a simple bibliographic style the aim is to save users considerable time in searching for new reports, papers and research on these key topics.

You can access the latest issue on the NHS Improving Quality website, or you can register to receive the alert directly to your mailbox.