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Academy programmes

The West of England Academy has developed a wide range of programmes and resources to support healthcare professionals.

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Education Pathway

By following the three steps of our Education Pathway, you will learn the theory and practical application of quality improvement (QI) science to help you undertake and lead on projects that will deliver benefits to patient safety and patient care.

Improvement Coaches Network

We recruit, train, and support Improvement Coaches, drawn from across our healthcare providers, who will be champions for supporting improvement activity in their organisation.

Healthcare Innovation Programme

A training programme developed to deliver coaching, mentoring and support for entrepreneurs and develop the next generation of healthcare innovators in the West of England.

Learning & Development Events

We organise a range of learning events. These cover our work programmes of patient safety, quality improvement, informatics, enterprise, and patient and public involvement. These include:

  • workshops – helping healthcare professionals learn more about how to use quality improvement science in their to day-to-day activity
  • masterclasses – exploring more advanced topics of quality improvement science and workshops for clinical teams. Our previous masterclasses include topics such as autism, dementia, sepsis and perinatal mental health
  • leadership events.

For information about how the West of England Academy can support your organisation, please contact

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