The purpose of the principles is to achieve a greater connection between staff, learners and the public, and to help everyone engage in higher education

How can the principles be used?

The principles can be used to:

  • Help build capacity for involvement through networks and partnerships between universities and the public
  • Share and learn from involvement to facilitate learning and best practice  for sustainability

Principles for quality improvement in interprofessional education

As a region our Universities have led innovative world renowned interprofessional learning. We recognise the principles for IPE written by the UK national centre, which underpin our work.

Our principles for ensuring QI which recognises the values collaborative approaches are

  • Values
  • Process
  • Outcomes
  • Design learning that focuses on the experiences of individuals their families and carers who have or have had recent contact with health and social care
  • Ensure learning which reflects the scope and range of practice and is representative of professions who train locally
  • Promotes the need for team–based and collaborative approaches towards solving Quality Improvement issues in care delivery
  • Build a framework for integrating QI IPE into a professional curriculum
  • Ensure students’ listen to patient, staff concerns and always seek to improve practice
  • Ensure patient involvement in the design of a QI IPE curriculum
  • Ensures patient involvement in the delivery of the teaching
  • Integrates learning from the class-room into the workplace
  • Develop assessment processes
  • Build team working and collaborative practice capabilities
  • Build a workforce capable of making change together
  • Measures the impact and value of collaborative working for the success of QI
  • Share experience
  • Build capacity within the student body for student QI leadership