Evidence scans of the Health Foundation

Originally developed by: The Health Foundation
Country of origin: UK
Year of development: 2010-2013
Last updated:
Next update:
Available in the following languages: English

Type of tool: tool for system change, tool for training and education, tool for promotion of a safety culture

Short description

The Health Foundation evidence scans provide information to help those involved in improving the quality of healthcare understand what research is available on particular topics. Evidence scans provide a rapid collation of empirical research about a topic relevant to the Health Foundation’s work. Topics include:

  • Involving patients in improving safety
  • Quality improvement training for healthcare professionals
  • Improving safety in primary care