Improvement Academy

The Improvement Academy provides an outstanding learning environment and the quality service required to host successful development sessions, courses, conferences and events. It is a flexible learning venue for every occasion accommodating from 2 - 120 people, with state of the art audio-visual equipment and video conferencing as standard. In addition, five computers are freely available for staff to use for private study, professional development and hot desking. 


Staff in Tayside have open access to the Improvement Academy facility in Ninewells Hospital, Monday to Friday 0800hrs to 1700hrs. The reception is staffed between 0800hrs to 1600hrs. To access the Academy out of hours please email


Detailed information about the facilities available in the Academy can be found in the following leaflet



Staff in Tayside can request to book a room in the Academy here



Here are some comments from users of the Academy:


“Great venue, welcoming staff and car parking on Ninewells site, what’s not to love!”

Arlene Napier, Head of Clinical Governance and Risk Management, NHS Tayside


“We liked that the A/V equip was there and ready to use, the coffee available was a big hit and the reception staff were very helpful and friendly”

Caragh Campbell, Team Secretary, NHS Tayside