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.
Pharmacist and Data-Driven Quality Improvement in Primary Care (P-DQIP): a qualitative study of anticipated implementation factors informed by the Theoretical Domains Framework
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.
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
We’re pleased to announce that BMJ Quality & Safety has published a paper by SISCC Research Fellow Dr. Madalina Toma and co-authors Dr Tobias Dreischulte, Dr Nicola Gray, Diane Campbell and Professor Bruce Guthrie.
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!