About Quality Improvement

Quality Improvement is about "Getting it right for People, First Time, Every Time" through improving the way services are delivered to achieve safe, effective, person-centred, timely, equitable, and efficient patient care.


Quality Improvement is underpinned in NHS Scotland through the Healthcare Quality Strategy for NHS Scotland and in NHS Forth Valley through the Quality Improvement Strategic Framework.


Quality Improvement incorporates a range of topics including

  1. Patient Safety
  2. Quality, Efficiency and Value
  3. Measurement for Improvement
  4. Effective Communication
  5. Human Dimensions of Change
  6. Person Centred Health and Care
  7. Evidence Based Practice


A guide to using the NHS FV QI Hub can be accessed by clicking here while futher information on a range of QI related topics can found on the NHS Scotland QI HUB


How to contact your local QI Support for more information or assistance:

Falkirk Community Hospital Contact Tel 01324 614308 or 01324 673850