Our resources include a range of publications, toolkits, videos, case studies and documents that we have developed from programmes we’ve worked on and other projects.
Feel free to download the resource and use them within your organisation to help enrich your staff. If you wish to reproduce anything, please ensure you reference Aqua as the author of the content.
Directory of Offers 2022-23
Our Directory of Offers 2022-23 is now available for all members and customers. The Directory of Offers is here to provide an overview of all of the programmes and support being offered during 2022-2023. Our range of training, development, events and tools are designed to equip you with the skills […]
Shared Decision Making – Case Studies
*Ask 3 Questions is the patient focused part of the national Shared Decision Making programme. Research shows that encouraging patients to askthree simple questions leads clinicians to provide higher quality information about options and their benefits and harms.
Sepsis: A Decade of Change
An Advancing Quality (AQ) report designed to provide a clear summary of the progress that has been made in the North West over the last decade in the timely diagnosis and treatment of people with sepsis as well as improvement in outcomes.
Getting Through – Series of short videos on wellbeing
This series of short films entitled ‘Getting Through’ cover the following; self-care and self compassion, staying positive and building and maintaining resilience.
Supporting Delivery of the NHS Patient Safety Strategy
Expert, practical support, tailored for organisations and systems to support delivery of the NHS Patient Safety Strategy
Acute Kidney Injury (AKI) – Aintree University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Acute Kidney Injury is a sudden and recent reduction in a person’s kidney function. It is estimated that approximately 100,000 deaths are associated with AKI each year with up to 30% of these being preventable with the correct care and treatment. NCEPOD (2009)
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How to take the appreciative route in your work – Appreciative Inquiry in NHS Leadership training
Senior Improvement Advisor, Kayleigh Barnett, was recently published in the AI Practitoner publication talking about how a flagship Aqua programme has recently been reworked following the pandemic. You can read Kayleigh’s article here. Access the full publication here.
Lived Experience Panel Setup – How to Guide
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Measurement and Monitoring of Safety Programme – Learning Report
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AQ Implementation Framework
This document sets out the ideal conditions for improvement to be made for providers participating in the AQ programme, guided by our four-pillar approach; establishing what good care looks like across the organisation how to identify unwarranted variation in care delivery how to make improvements based on the findings learning […]
REsTRAIN YOURSELF TOOLKIT
REsTRAIN YOURSELF TOOLKIT
Personalised Care – End of Year Report
Throughout 2021, our Personalised Care work has reached over 425 people, across 19 programmed member offers. In addition, we have over 30 consultancy cohorts in planning and delivery until the end of March 2022. From membership offers to bespoke packages, through to consultancy commissions, we have strived to deliver the […]
AQ Insight Report: Deprivation and health: improving care to tackle inequality
Deprivation is known to be a key driver in health inequality; it is associated with lower life expectancy and worse health outcomes. The ambition of the Advancing Quality (AQ) programme is to reduce unwarranted variation in the care delivered to patients which can lead to avoidable hospitalisation, ill health and […]
AQ Insight Report: Improving Sepsis Care by Reducing Variation
The Advancing Quality sepsis measure set defines what good care looks like for a sepsis patient. This report highlights key assessments and interventions that can support better care.
Directory of Offers 2021 – 22
Our Directory of Offers 2021-22 is now available for all members and customers. The Directory of Offers is here to provide an overview of all of the programmes and support being offered during 2021-2022. Our range of training, development, events and tools are designed to equip you with the skills […]
Case Study: Advancing Quality Insight Reports
The Advancing Quality (AQ) programme aims to identify and address unwarranted variation in care across NHS providers in the North West and beyond.
Guide on stress and secondary trauma for managers
This guide has been developed in response to members who are looking for some support for Managers to support their staff and themselves with managing stress.
PDSA during the COVID-19 Pandemic
This video will help improvers on the front line to think about how to apply improvement knowledge to quickly find solutions, make informed decisions and capture knowledge