Healthcare Improvement Scotland share the findings of a rapid literature review they commissioned about interventions to reduce unplanned admission to hospital of community dwelling adults.
A conversation event in Tayside to explore the challenges & opportunities of Realistic Medicine on the themes of Co-production, Managing medicolegal risk, Effective Citizen Engagement and Co-authoring the last chapters of our lives.
SISCC research fellow Dr. Emma Coles recently attended the Realist 2017 conference in Brisbane, Australia. In this post, she’ll tell you about her experience. On October 24th-26th, I attended the Realist 2017 conference in Brisbane, Australia, hosted by Charles Darwin University and the Northern Institute. This was my first realist conference, and I found the […]
We’re delighted to hear that research fellow and SISCC consortium member Caroline Sime has been awarded the first Annette J. Bartley Memorial Scholarship. Caroline’s background is in district nursing, and she is now involved in work improves the lives of people living with life-limiting illnesses who require palliative care. She is a Lecturer (Research) within […]
Our DQIP team have just won the annual Royal College of General Practitioners Research Paper of the Year Award in the Health Services Research and Public Health Category. Dr Tobias Dreischulte and Professor Bruce Guthrie were presented with the award last week at a ceremony in London. Congratulations to Bruce and Tobias on a great achievement!
Last week, SISCC researcher Dr Madalina Toma attended the Sense about Science media workshop: Standing up for Science. The event was an opportunity for young researchers to get together and respond to public misconceptions about science and engage with the media. The goal of these workshops is to change the way the public and the […]
In the early stages of the development of the Scottish Improvement Science Collaborating Centre (SISCC) endeavour I had a conversation with Prof Huw Davies about any previous review work he had been involved in or was aware of that would inform our activities.
The first seminar of the SISCC Doctoral and Post-doctoral Capacity and Capability Building Seminar Series took place on 2nd July 2015. Researchers from Dundee, Glasgow and Stirling came together to share knowledge of improvement and implementation science in theory and in practice.