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Copyright applies to all documents, logos, images, pages and videos on this website.

You may share and reproduce anything on this website according to the following principles:

  • Materials are for the express purpose of supporting quality or safety improvement in the UK health or care sector
  • Materials may not be used for commercial purposes without permission
  • All materials are referenced as “Courtesy of NHS Advancing Quality Alliance (AQuA)”
  • The web address and date of access are referenced as the source

The permission to reproduce material does NOT extend to:

  • Commercial use of any kind
  • Material on this site which is identified as being the copyright of a third party
  • Photographic images

Authorisation to use or reproduce such material must be obtained from AQuA or the copyright holders concerned.

If you have any questions please contact AQuA@srft.nhs.uk

Linking to and from the Advancing Quality Alliance (AQuA) website

We are not responsible for the content or reliability of the websites we link to and do not necessarily endorse the views expressed within them. We aim to replace broken links to other sites but cannot guarantee that these links will always work as we have no control over the availability of other sites. If you discover an invalid or out of date link, please contact the Webmaster at AQuA@srft.nhs.uk.

We are happy for you to link directly to pages and resources on this site however we reserve the right to move or change our website URLs at any time. Linking to our website does not mean that your website is associated with or endorsed by us.

Virus protection

We make every effort to ensure that all documents and resources uploaded to this website are free from viruses however we advise users to take their own anti-virus precautions on their system.

We cannot accept any responsibility for any loss, disruption or damage to your data or your computer system which may occur whilst using material derived from this website.


The Advancing Quality Alliance (AQuA) will make every effort to create and maintain a site that is accessible to everyone. However a web site is never static and sometimes pages get modified. If you have problems accessing any page in this site, please email the webmaster stating the address of the page and the problem you encountered.

The information contained within the web pages is the property of Advancing Quality Alliance (AQuA) and is not responsible or liable for an form of damages whatsoever resulting from the use (or misuse) of information contained in or implied by the information on this site.

The information on these web pages could contain technical inaccuracies and typographical errors. We reserve the right to make changes and improvements to any information contained within these pages at any time.