Best Practice Library

The Best Practice Library brings together, in one place, the knowledge of best practice gained through our GIRFT deep-dive visits to hospitals and clinically-led national reports. This knowledge will support data-driven healthcare improvement in the UK and internationally.

The Best Practice Library will signpost healthcare providers and healthcare professionals to established best practice, support for implementation and an evidence base to support the case for change.

How to use the Best Practice Library (Click to read)

The Best Practice Library links to GIRFT resources including best practice pathways, national reports and metrics for surgical and medical specialties, as well as some overarching workstreams. The resources on the Best Practice Library are organised by specialty or overarching workstream, and the different types of content are identified using the colours and icons below:


Reports and guidance

Model Hospital metrics

Case studies

Coding recipes