Strategies for sustaining a quality improvement collaborative and its patient safety gains.Parand A, Benn J, Burnett S, Pinto A, Vincent C.
In their words, the conclusions are
"This study has presented what principle programme coordinators across 20 NHS organizations considered to be the key strategies to sustain their own improvement programme and its successes, during the supported phase of the programme and 1 year on. Recommendations are to consider these practical strategies in order to improve chances of maintaining changes and continuing a quality improvement programme beyond the formal cessation of the intervention."
I'm not sure what this means other than 'watch and wait' and 'learn' - which is fine.