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About us


Our aim is to equip our staff and patients with the skills and confidence to identify areas that could be improved, and tools to manage projects and measure impact.

We provide support to staff and patients who are interested in ResearchQuality ImprovementClinical Effectiveness, innovation (Dragons’ Den), involving patients in improvement, as well as sharing learning and using evidence. We develop and deliver these activities, and support our teams and patients to do the same. We provide training, showcasing events, bespoke facilitation and an annual conference. If you'd like more information about the ways that we could support you to get involved in any of these activities, please drop us an email.


Empowering and supporting our staff and patients...

Our mission

Our mission is to equip our staff, colleagues, patients and community members with the skills and confidence to identify areas of Solent services that could be improved, and the tools they need to manage projects and measure impact.

We strive to ensure the patient voice is at the heart of everything we do, and actively encourage collaboration with patients and communities at all levels of our organisation.

Our vision

'We are focused on leading and delivering progressive community-based research, innovation and improvement that drives better care for everyone.'

Our vision and our priorities have been developed in partnership with Side-by-Side (our patient and public involvement group), colleagues from around the Trust, key partners and our core team.

Our values:

Equal opportunities

Offering everyone the chance to contribute and innovate


Ensuring we are all personally and professionally responsible

Teamwork + collaboration
Working together to create a supportive and trusting environment 

Everyone is listened to, appreciated and valued


News + events

A Very Short Introduction to Health Literacy

14 June 2024

4pm - 4.15pm


Poster Writing Day - Southampton

18 June 2024

9.30am - 4pm

Southampton, UK

Research in your Career - Drop in Session

20 June 2024

10am - 11.30am


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