Your SusQI journey starts here

This step-by-step guide will take you through the stages of a SusQI project. These steps can be incorporated into existing QI models. 

Set sustainable goals for your quality improvement project, within the overarching goal to deliver maximum health gain with minimum financial cost and harmful environmental impacts, whilst adding social value at every opportunity.

Recognise the use of environmental and social resources in your current service, and identify opportunities to improve.

Design your project using sustainability principles (prevention, empowerment, lean pathways, low carbon alternatives) to achieve the greatest benefit.

Measure the impact of your project on sustainable value. This includes tools for measuring social value and calculating carbon footprint.