Evidence Briefings

The Improvement Academy collaborates with partners, including the Centre for Reviews and Dissemination at the University of York, to produce evidence briefings targeted at frontline clinicians, commissioners and managers. These short publications are designed to provide accessible and accurate summaries of the evidence to inform quality and safety improvement.


Reducing Harm from Polypharmacy in Older People 

Recognising and managing frailty in primary care 

Improving outcomes for residents of care homes

Acute Kidney Injury: the 5Rs approach

Triage and minimising crowding in emergency departments - January 2015

Preventing pressure ulcers - October 2014

Preventing falls in the community - October 2014

Impact of early warning systems on patient outcomes - September 2014


 Preventing falls in hospitals - August 2014


Dementia carers: Effective information, support and services to meet their needs - May 2014


Patient safety: 10 things NHS Trusts should already be doing - Summer 2013






Patient and Public Engagement

Many of our live projects require input from patients and the public now. You can find out more about how to get involved here.

Further Information