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!
The influence of contextual factors on healthcare quality improvement initiatives: what works, for whom, and in what setting? Protocol for a realist review Context shapes the effectiveness of knowledge implementation and influences health improvement. Successful healthcare quality improvement (QI) initiatives frequently fail to transfer to different settings, with local contextual factors often cited as the […]
Promotion of physical activity interventions for community dwelling older adults: A review of reviews. While there is strong evidence that regular participation in physical activity (PA) brings numerous health benefits to older adults, and interventions to effectively promote PA are being developed and tested, the characteristics and components of the most effective interventions remain unclear To read more about […]
In October 2016 a paper on Interventions for sustained healthcare professional behaviour change: a protocol for an overview of reviews was published on Systematic Reviews. Please see below for details:Dombrowski SU, Campbell P, Frost H, Pollock A, McLellan J, MacGillivray S, Gavine A, Maxwell M, O’Carroll R, Cheyne H, Presseau J, Williams B. (2016) Interventions […]