Case Studies by Workstream

The table below shows a list of national QIPP workstream categories. Click on a category link to view the search results page for QIPP examples by workstream..

Workstream categoryDescription
Long Term Conditions To provide patients and their carers with access to higher quality, local, comprehensive community and primary care services to improve clinical outcomes and experiences.
Right care To ensure consistency, best value, shared decision making and continuous improvement in patient care.
Right care for patients - shared decision making To embed Shared Decision Making in routine NHS care, for example through the use of Patient Decision Aids, to help personalisation and patient empowerment in health care.
Safe care To develop safer systems in which everyone understands their role in delivering safer care and works towards achieving that goal every day to reduce harm and associated expenditure.
Urgent and emergency care To ensure that patients requiring urgent and/or emergency care get the right care by the right person in the right place at the right time.
End of Life Care To ensure the provision of end of life care is in the most appropriate setting for the patient to allow for dignity and respect at the end of life.
Medicines use and procurement To ensure the efficient use of medicines used in primary and secondary care to reduce waste, improve patient safety and support patients get the maximum benefit from their medicines.
Productive Care To ensure that patients feel safe and well cared for in the most appropriate ‘productive’ environment where quality is maximised, processes are efficient and variation is minimal.
Back office Efficiency To improve the efficiency of back office functions whilst maintaining quality.
Procurement To ensure that procurement is coordinated and optimised to get the best value for money in the NHS without compromising quality of patient treatment and care.
Mobilisation To ensure staff, patients and the voluntary sector are actively engaged and working to deliver quality and cost improvements.
Clinical Support Rationalisation (Pathology) To improve the service quality and productivity of pathology services.
Primary Care Commissioning and Contracting To improve commissioning and contracting for primary medical care services to reduce unwarranted variation, deliver more consistently high quality services and contribute to the efficiency needs of the NHS.
Workforce Qipp To plan for and ensure a flexible, mobile, well supported NHS workforce based on local needs both now and in the future.
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