Improvement journey

Welcome to the seven stage Improvement Journey. This structured approach has been designed to support individuals and teams to test, implement and spread sustainable innovative improvement.

It is helpful to work through the seven stages; each stage encourages you to consider different aspects of your improvement.

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Click on the icons above to find out about each stage.

Improving Together

Improving Together is a New Zealand learning programme looking at quality improvement also.

This training follows the same principles described in the improvement journey above and provides a common and consistent approach to quality improvement.

The Improving Together programme includes four e-learning modules which provide an online introduction to quality improvement. These tools are free and are based on simple processes and techniques.

The Improving Together programme includes:

  • Four e-learning modules to provide an online introduction to quality improvement. These tools are free and are based on simple processes and techniques that you can learn to improve the levels of service and care that people receive, while reducing workplace stress.
  • Video case studies from across the New Zealand public sector to illustrate how using the Model for Improvement has made real and significant difference to the people we work with.
  • Links to international case studies so you can read about similar improvement work done in other parts of the world.
  • Links to other improvement methodologies.

http://improvementmethodology.govt.nz/getting-started (external link)

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