Continuous improvement at SALHN

Continuous Improvement is an activity aimed at monitoring and/or improving the quality of service delivered by an individual or an organisation.

A Continuous Improvement activity may involve collection and analysis of information such as retrospective audit or process mapping. SALHN uses the 8 Step Problem Solving Framework.

Please complete and submit the Continuous improvement template to the SALHN Office for Research for consideration.

If the activity is assessed as being a continuous improvement activity, upon submission of your completed Continuous improvement template, you will be granted an exemption of ethical review from Southern Adelaide Clinical Human Research Ethics Committee: Please email your template to

The SALHN Office for Research will register all continuous improvement projects in the SALHN Quality Library.

The Continuous Improvement Unit facilitates improvement across the Southern Adelaide Local Health Network (SALHN). For support with your Continuous improvement activity, or assistance in completing the form, please contact the Continuous Improvement team.

Ph: 8204 6260