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This involves making successful changes ‘business as usual’ in your local work environment and ensure that improvement is sustainable.

The Quality Improvement Journey

Why Implement is important

Once testing has shown that a change is effective and leads to improvement you are ready to implement. Implementation uses PDSA cycles to support making the change a routine/business as usual, an integral part of the system before spreading to other parts of the organisation.

Watch the animation below for an overview of Implement.

Topics in Implementing locally

Approaches to Implementation

  • Implementation as a series of cycles
  • Three implementation approaches:
    • Just do it
    • Parallel
    • Sequential

Requirements for Sustainability

  • Practices to help make improvement permanent

Social aspects of Implementation

  • Getting commitment to change
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