Generic Implementation Tools


Generic implementation tools are activities, educational material, guidelines, protocols and other means that assist during the broad process of implementation. They are not specifically linked to one of the Safe Clinical Practices e.g. tools for patient involvement, tools supporting the implementation on a higher level, information on implementation barriers and drivers. The table below contains a collection of generic tools and websites.


Name of the tool/website Published/established by Type of tool
AHRQ Quality Indicators™ Toolkit for Hospitals AHRQ Tool box
CUSP Toolkit AHRQ Tool box
Evidence scans of the Health Foundation The Health Foundation Report
Human factors and patient safety culture resources collection NPSA/NHS Tool box
IHI Knowledge Center IHI Tool box
Patient Safety Research: A guide for developing training programmes WHO Guide
TeamSTEPPS®: Strategies and Tools to Enhance Performance and Patient Safety AHRQ Tool box
Quality Improvement Project Plan CBO Dutch Institute for Healthcare Improvement Guide, Checklist
The role of the client in patient safety CBO Dutch Institute for Healthcare Improvement Report