Exciting opportunities are available for a registered health professional with an interest in developing a clinical research career to apply for a seconded clinical academic research fellow (CAF) post within School of Health Sciences at the University of Dundee.
Quality improvement (QI) is increasingly recognised to be integral to clinical practice. In the UK, national initiatives to improve quality have included both externally-imposed pay-for-performance in the Quality and Outcomes Framework (QOF),
Increasing demand for outpatient appointments (OPA) is a global challenge for healthcare providers. Non-attendance rates are high, not least because of the challenges of attending hospital OPAs due to transport difficulties, cost, poor health, caring and work responsibilities. Digital solutions may help ameliorate these challenges.
New resource to support social service workers to have conversations about death and dying
Pharmacist and Data-Driven Quality Improvement in Primary Care (P-DQIP): a qualitative study of anticipated implementation factors informed by the Theoretical Domains Framework
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
There is evidence that medical students have the potential to actively initiate, lead and bring about change through quality improvement within healthcare organisations.
Large-scale online education programmes and their potential to effect change in behaviour and practice of health and social care professionals: a rapid systematic review
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 […]