In this interactive PDF, we set out our thinking on innovation and evaluation, as well as our overall offer of support at individual, organisation
In this document, we set out the core principles underlying high quality evaluation.
Plan, Do, Study, Act (PDSA) cycles, developed by Walter Shewhart and Edward Deming, are a common model used for testing small scale changes.
This document provides more detail on our initial offer to clients – including our series of training workshops, our innovation & evaluation to
The fishbone tool, developed by Kaoru Ishikawa, is a cause and effect analysis that helps you to understand a range of the causes to a problem, not
In this case study, we describe the challenge, our approach and the outcome from our mixed methods evaluation of the RAIDPlus Test Bed Evaluation.
In this case study, we describe the challenge, our approach and the outcome from our support for developing, implementing and evaluating staff idea
In this case study, we describe the challenge, our approach and the outcome from our providing support to local evaluation teams for NHS England.
Problem trees and driver diagrams can help you to understand the causes and effects of your problem.
In this video, Mike Woodall (Managing Consultant) describes the key principles of quantitative evaluation – including top tips, the main challenges
This is the third in our short series of blogs on ‘simple tools for improving healthcare’.
Knowledge sharing is vital for sharing good practice, enabling adoption and spread of innovations, and preventing people from making the same mista
In this video, Fraser Battye (Principal Consultant) describes the process of evaluating an innovation ‘in theory’.
The pre-mortem technique was developed by Klein (2007) using ‘prospective hindsight’ to identify risks at the outset of a project.
At heart, the Strategy Unit has a very simple belief.
In this video, Alison Turner (Managing Consultant) outlines the key principles of Evidence – including some of the approaches we take in the Strate
This short series of blogs by Fraser Battye describes a few tools used by the Strategy Unit to provide inspiration for improving care in complicated circumstances.
The problems facing health and care services are so well known as to be documented in the media most days.
Use Edward deBono’s ‘Six Thinking Hats’ or consider a wider point of view, to approach a problem or potential solution from different perspectives.