QRS can provide a pathway to clinical competencies by providing methological indications and practical tools to clinicians and healthcare workers. Those who wish to increase their skills in planning, supporting and evaluating initiatives of professional quality improvement in their organizations, QRS have the following partnerships.

Organisations the QRS work close with are:


Mindful of these barriers, the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Collaboration for Leadership in Applied Health Research and Care (CLAHRC NWL) developed an eLearning resource called (Quality Improvement for You) QI4U a flexible eLearning resource that has engaging bite-sized content that fits learning around the schedule of the learner. Developed by international QI experts in improvement work and education in healthcare, there are 8 modules with interactive activities, downloadable templates and videos. The current modules available are:

Action Effect Method

  • Mental and Physical Wellbeing
  • Public and Patient Engagement/Involvement
  • Process Mapping
  • Long Term Success
  • Stakeholder Engagement
  • Play-Do-Study-Act cycles
  • Measurement for Improvement

On completion of a course, users receive a downloadable course completion certificate, accredited for CPD through the Royal College of Physicians, UK.

The Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA)

The HFMA has a selection of e-learning modules for finance and business training in the NHS. The accredited CPD moudles have an extensive library of topics to choose from and a wide range of interactive online modules to the benefit of organisations and individuals:

  • Economical - no travel, tutors or training venues
  • Effective - make better use of NHS resources through improved financial awareness
  • Convenient - earn CPD hours at a rate that suits you
  • Engaging - our modules have been designed to be easily absorbed using practical, interactive stop and think questions
  • Flexible - with 24/7 access via the HFMA website, choose to learn whenever and wherever you want
  • Supportive - our content is accurate, up to date with the latest policy changes and highly rated for its quality

Our modules cover a comprehensive range of topics, such as how NHS services are paid for, budgeting, commissioning, governance, and costing. As well as providing relevant options for staff working in England, Wales and Northern Ireland.