Various theories provide guidance on implementing, sustaining and evaluating innovations within healthcare. There has been less attention given, however, to personal theories drawn from practice and the expertise of managers and
In addition to their more traditional clinical role, midwives are expected to perform various health promotion practice behaviours (HePPBes) such as informing pregnant women about the benefits of physical activity during pregnancy and asking women about their alcohol consumption
CHAIN – Contact, Help, Advice and Information Network – is an online mutual support network for people working in health and social care. It gives people a simple and informal way of contacting each other to exchange ideas and share knowledge
In the wake of the global financial crisis (2007/8) and subsequent recession, the last decade has seen services for children and young people who experience mental health and wellbeing difficulties placed under increasing strain.
This one-day conference will showcase the latest research in the field of implementation science applied to health and social care. Now in its second year, this is the only research conference dedicated to implementation science to be held in the UK.
HSRUK is dedicated to the promotion of health services research in policy and practice. Our annual conference is open to everyone interested in health services and systems research, and offers you the opportunity to:
Antibiotic resistance is one of the greatest challenges facing mankind. We risk a future of common infections and minor injuries once again proving fatal – plus longer hospital stays and higher medical costs. Some infections are already no longer treatable with current drugs. Around 700,000 people die each year around the world as a result, and some studies predict […]
We are delighted to welcome two new PhD students to the SISCC team: Julie McLaren and Anne-Marie Craig. Julie’s PhD research will focus on large scale education in the areas of care and compassion and reducing inequalities. Julie is based at the University of Stirling and her project is supervised by Professor Jayne Donaldson and Dr […]
SISCC Lead for Improvement Science Methods, Professor Bruce Guthrie, played a key role in a recently published study that shows GP funding disadvantages people in deprived areas.
Professor Kevin Rooney, SISCC Lead for Training and Development, has been awarded a Scottish Health Award. He has been awarded in the ‘doctor’ category, which is for individual doctors providing NHS medical care for people in Scotland. The awards ceremony took place on Wednesday 4th November in Edinburgh to “give recognition to those who work […]