Quality Improvement

Who we are

The WRHA Population and Public Health (PPH) Quality Team leads and coordinates program-level quality improvement initiatives and efforts to ensure Accreditation Canada Standards and Required Organizational Practices are met.  For more details, please see the PPH Quality Team’s Terms of Reference.  If you would like more information on the PPH Quality Team, please contact Carol Styles.

Accreditation Canada 2020

  • WRHA’s identified priority population for Population Health and Wellness standard of 2020 Accreditation is:  Indigenous populations - First Nations, Métis and Inuit.  There is a working group for this standard co-lead by Indigenous Health & Population and Public Health.
  • The self-assessment questionnaire for this standard will be taking place September 9 to 22, 2019, focusing on 4 High Priority Criteria. 
  • Information will be distributed via PPH Quality and PPHOT.  Stay tuned!

Let’s Talk Quality

Let’s Talk Quality is a communiqué of the Quality Team that provides updates on quality improvement activities and supports PPH teams to learn about and meet Accreditation standards. 

Click on the link to read the full issue of Let's Talk Quality February 2019.

Inside this issue:

  • Which Accreditation Canada Standards are applicable to PPH and where to find more information
  • About Accreditation
  • Regional Accreditation 2020 Timeline

Other Accreditation related resources:

PPH in action: High Priority Criteria

PPH in action: Public Health Service Standards - Updated August 2019

PPH in action: Required Organizational Practices - Updated August 2019

Other issues of LTQ below.

December 2017:  HPECD data quality

Fall 2017:  Welcome to Let’s Talk Quality

If you have topics you would like to suggest for future issues of Let’s Talk Quality, please send them to Nadene Coutu.

PPH Voice of the Client:

PPM Implementation Evaluation

PHN Professional Practice Model Implementation Evaluation Final Report (April 2018)


    PHN Survey Data Tables

    June 2017 PHN Survey Outstanding Questions Answered

    Key Performance Indicators Report

    Focus Group Report 2018

The PPM Implementation Evaluation team is eager to discuss the summary of what we heard from PHNs through the survey, focus groups and analysis of key performance indicators from the HPECD database.  Dates have been confirmed for presentation and dialogue with paired community area teams.  Please see below.  Invitations have gone out so please double check your calendars.  We look forward to these discussions!

PPM Implementation Evaluation with PHNs and local leadership
Date Time Location Community Area(s)
Monday, April 23 1:00 - 3:00 640 Main Street Room 229 Downtown East & West
Tuesday, April 24 9:00 - 11:00 601 Aikins Point Douglas
Wednesday, April 25 9:00 - 11:00 975 Henderson Room 107 River East & Transcona
Friday, April 27 9:00 - 11:00 135 Plaza Dr Lrg Education Room Fort Garry & River Heights
Friday, April 27 1:00 - 3:00 170 Goulet Room 394 St. Vital & St. Boniface
Monday, April 30 9:00 - 11:00 280 Booth Room 209 St. James / Assiniboine South
Tuesday, May 1 9:00 - 11:00 785 Keewatin Room 103/104 Seven Oaks/Inkster