Quality Improvement (QI) & Leadership skills acquired on Springboard courses have enabled healthcare workers in both UK and African countries to run QI projects.

QI projects developed during Springboard courses include:

Nanyuki

Improving handwashing  (WHO priority)
Labelling all patients on admission (WHO priority)
Improving paediatric drug administration
Improving triage in ED  (KQMH priority)
Improving time to site iv infusions/Rx on Ward 4
Reducing fasting times for children waiting for theatre

Nyahururu

Improving triage in ED (KQMH priority)
Reducing inpatient parenteral injections
Reducing outpatient parenteral injections
Reducing unnecessary waits for lab tests