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Quality Improvement for NHS Staff

This guide signposts key QI resources and library services to support St George's NHS staff undertaking QI projects.

QI Journals- OpenAthens, Open Access or In-Library Access

OpenAthens or Open Access QI Journals

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You can access a number of online academic and practical journals  on the topic of Quality Improvement with your NHS OpenAthens password. Some are published as OpenAccess and are therefore freely available without a password.

For more information about OpenAthens and how to register  for an account, view our video in the box below or access our NHS Essentials LibGuide

Aviation Psychology and Applied Human Factors (2001 -)

BMC Health Services Research (2001-)

BMJ Quality and Safety (1992 -)

Briefings on Hospital Safety (2009-)

Harm Reduction Journal (2004-)

Health Governance Report (2009-

Health Research Policy and Systems (2003-)

Journal for Healthcare Quality: Official Publication of the National Association for Healthcare Quality  (2009 - )

Journal for Quality and Participation (1992 - )

Patient Safety and Quality Healthcare (2004)

Patient Safety Monitor Journal (2009 –)

Pediatric Quality and Safety (2016-)

Quality Management Journal  (2002 –)

Risk Management and Healthcare Policy (2008-)

Safety in Health (2015 -)

Therapeutics and Clinical Risk Management  (2005 - )


In-Library QI Journals

Full-text access for the  following journals is only available to most Trust staff via the Library PCs- contact the Library Helpdesk for NHS login details.

International Journal for Quality in Health Care (1994 - )

Journal of Safety Research ( 1969 -)