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Quality Improvement

University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust (UHBW) was formed on 1 April 2020 following the merger of University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust and Weston Area Health NHS Trust.

The information on this page is historic. Visit the UHBW About us pages for the latest information. 


At UH Bristol, quality and improving quality is everyone's business. All staff have a role in ensuring the Trust delivers its quality aims.

These Quality Improvement (QI) programmes aim to promote and encourage innovation and improvement within the Trust so that staff with good ideas can bring them to life; benefitting patients, staff, the Trust and the wider NHS. 


hub The QI Hub was launched in November 2017 as a place where staff with ideas can come to seek support and guidance to bring their idea to life. The QI Project Database is also here, where staff can explore the QI work that is currently happening across the Trust. 


Established in April 2017, the QI Academy provides QI training to members of staff who are interested in making positive changes in their workplace. The academy focuses on teaching staff how to implement improvement ideas through practical workshops, toolkits and mentorship from the Trust's improvement coaches. learn 




The first QI Forum took place in July 2017. The inaugural event showcased 68 posters of improvement work that were taking place from across the Trust. 


The QI Resources database is a collection of templates, guides and links to all UH Bristol's QI documents and other relevant resources to QI and change management.  share


If you would like to enquire about UH Bristol delivering QI training to your staff, please contact to find out more.