BMJ Quality

The AHSN NENC, in collaboration with Health Education England North East (HEENE), has purchased a year’s subscription to British Medical Journal (BMJ) Quality, allowing healthcare professionals, including academics and those in training, in the North East and North Cumbria, to write their quality improvement projects using BMJ Quality and publish them in BMJ Quality Improvement Reports.

What is BMJ Quality?

BMJ Quality is an online platform which supports individuals and teams through healthcare improvement projects and onto publication. Building on the BMJ’s strengths of using evidence and best practice, BMJ Quality empowers clinicians and organizations to play a more active role in helping to achieve better outcomes for patients..

What is included in the subscription?

As part of the subscription BMJ Quality provides the necessary framework, learning modules, tools and resources to make healthcare improvement simple. Access also includes an exclusive route to publication in the BMJ Quality Improvement Reports journal: a fantastic way to showcase and share your work.

How do I access BMJ Quality

In order for each user to gain access you will need to redeem an access code related to your trust or organisation. Each trust has been issued with a code and these are included in the table below.

If you are not linked to a trust and wish to write and publish your quality improvement work then please use either Health Education England North East (HEENE) access code 8580232739 or the Academic Health Science Network for the North East and North Cumbria (AHSN NENC) 3839632390.

To gain access to BMJ Quality, please go to and select the ‘Redeem access code’ button. Enter the code relevant to your organisation or trust from the table below.

Please feel free to share these details with your colleagues.


Access Code

Academic Health Science Network for North East and North Cumbria 3839632390
City Hospitals Sunderland NHS FT 3944428620
County Durham and Darlington NHS FT 6669663764
Gateshead Health NHS FT 4734212773
Health Education England North East (HEENE) 8580232739
Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS FT 2250968960
North Tees and Hartlepool NHS FT 8481281761
Northumbria Healthcare NHS FT 5621313913
North Cumbria University Hospitals NHS Trust 7183102652
Northumberland Tyne and Wear NHS FT 6590266413
South Tees Hospitals NHS FT 2112899194
South Tyneside NHS FT 5543968596
Tees Esk and Wear Valleys NHS FT 7076246390
North East Ambulance Service NHS FT 8139184545
Cumbria Partnerships NHS FT 7128434685

Need help with your Quality Improvement Project

The BMJ Quality provide resources to support users who are rolling out a Quality Improvement project including training videos, email templates, social media posts, flyers, case studies, top tips and posters.

BMJ Quality Resources

How to run a successful Quality Improvement programme: Severn Deanery Mr Rob Bethune

Top 10 tips for running a Quality Improvement Programme

For more information please contact Helen Ridley, AHSN NENC Senior Programme Manager Quality Improvement