Do you have the Q Factor?

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Showcase and celebrate quality improvement – enter our annual Q Factor Awards from 1 Dec 2022.

Our Q Factor Awards celebrate excellent examples of quality improvement and clinical effectiveness – they are a chance to celebrate and share good practice, recognising those who deliver quality care and generate a sense of pride among our teams.

Thanks to a kind donation from Newcastle Hospitals Charity, the following prizes are up for grabs:

  • Grand prize £1000
  • Two presentation runners up £500
  • One poster winner £500

Shortlisted finalists will be invited to present at the Q Factor Final Event on Tuesday 28 March at 1pm, CRB Lecture Theatre, RVI or to display and present their poster. We also have Pedro Delgado, Vice President Institute for Healthcare Improvement, as our guest keynote speaker at the event who will be bring a global perspective to the quality improvement arena.

To enter, simply provide a 250 word summary of your project to – This would then be judged by the panel and should include brief details of the project including aim and scope, methodology, findings, conclusions and recommendations. Around six entries will be shortlisted for final presentation at the event on 28th March 2023.

The closing date for entries is 22 January 2023.

If you have any queries about the Q Factor, please email: or

Good luck to all.

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