Grant and Development Work

As a leading quality improvement organisation, we aim to constantly improve upon our work, share expertise and build new relationships, whilst strengthening existing ones.

In addition to our core membership offers, we undertake a number of grant funded projects alongside a range of national and international partners.

This work allows us to develop and test new innovations or programmes with small groups of our members. We proactively share new knowledge, learning and skills gained from this with our members and customers, utilising the learning to develop new core membership offers.

“Our Whole System Flow programme has been a great opportunity for the Health Foundation and AQuA to share our respective learning and expertise on flow.

“AQuA’s extensive experience in supporting and enabling change on a system-wide basis, and its skill in gathering new insights from other public services and industries, has been of particular value in our partnership.

“Our new co-written learning report, which provides a framework for improving whole system flow, has been heavily influenced by the experiences and insights of AQuA’s members and network of experts.”

Bryan Jones, Improvement Fellow, The Health Foundation

Over the past two years we have worked closely with The Health Foundation to deliver a number of grant funded projects, including:

  • Whole System Flow
  • Safety Measuring and Monitoring (Charles Vincent) Framework
  • Spreading Improvement – Quality Improvement Building Blocks
  • REsTRAIN Yourself – restraint reduction across acute mental health
  • Safe Transitions of Care and Shared Decision Making

We have also recently worked alongside both our local and national academic health science networks (AHSNs), and secured grants to deliver programmes on system leadership and malnutrition.