A guide to patient and public involvement in quality improvement
Updated: November 2017
This is a comprehensive updated guide to the benefits of PPI in quality improvement projects and how to implement effectively. Readers will learn about the following key areas:
- Benefits of PPI in quality improvement projects
- Legal requirements for PPI in quality improvement projects
- Examples of PPI in quality improvement projects
A number of quality improvement projects are included as case studies illustrating PPI through the application of various quality improvement methods.
This guide is aimed at those involved in QI in healthcare organisations, nationally, regionally or locally, whether patients, the public, managers, clinicians, or specialist quality improvement staff. Although written for use in healthcare, much of this guide can be adapted for use in social care settings.