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About The Leeds Improvement Method at Leeds Teaching Hospitals Trust
We are one of only five trusts in the UK to work with the prestigious Virginia Mason Institute on a programme we know as the Leeds Improvement Method. The partnership was announced in July 2015 against a backdrop of a system refocusing on quality improvement within tighter financial constraints in healthcare.
This is a five year partnership to support accelerated transformation in quality.
The Leeds Improvement Method:
Is the application of observation and data analysis tools, to describe how patients experience our services
Supports staff to systematically remove waste
Promotes zero defects and zero harm for patients
Uses a disciplined timeframe
Encourages participation and respect for each other as equals