Letters

NHS Modernisation Agency's way to improve health care

BMJ 2004; 328 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.328.7437.463 (Published 19 February 2004) Cite this as: BMJ 2004;328:463
  1. Hugh Rogers, medical director, Improvement Partnership for Hospitals (hugh.rogers@npat.nhs.uk),
  2. Kate Silvester, associate director, innovation and knowledge group,
  3. Jill Copeland, programme director, Improvement Partnership for Hospitals
  1. NHS Modernisation Agency, London WC1V 7PW
  2. NHS Modernisation Agency, London WC1V 7PW
  3. NHS Modernisation Agency, London WC1V 7PW

    EDITOR—As leaders in the NHS Modernisation Agency, we were delighted to see the paper by Young et al summarising three key approaches to improving manufacturing systems.1 Improvement programmes in the agency have been adapting these approaches successfully to NHS healthcare systems for several years.2

    We now refer to this body of knowledge as “clinical systems improvement.” At its …

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