PDSA Model

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It is a model for improvement.

PDSA is an acronym that stands for Plan, Do, Study, Act.

It provides  a framework for developing, testing and implementing changes leading to improvement.

Using PDSA cycles enables you to test out changes on a small scale.  It builds on the learning from these test cycles in a structured way before wholesale implementation.

It helps you to plan for any improvement or change to work processes, by knowing what you want to achieve, how you will measure improvement and be explicit about the idea to be tested.

Ready made PDSA template