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.
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We’re sharing our systematic approach to health and social care service improvement at this world-renowned conference. The ihub team is presenting interactive sessions, workshops and posters.
Julie McLellan, a SISCC PhD researcher, supervised by Professor Helen Cheyne (Professor of Maternal and Child Health Research & the Royal College of Midwives (Scotland)) is developing an intervention to support midwives in
SISCC Director Jan Clarkson and HSRU Director Craig Ramsay appearing at the Edinburgh Fringe this Saturday! Still some tickets available https://tickets.edfringe.com/whats-on/politics-of-the-tooth-fairy
Find out more at the RCN Scotland Event on the 28th August
There are two fix terms posts for health service researchers coming up in Healthcare Improvement Scotland (HIS). These may be of interest to junior researchers or PhDs students.
National Cancer Research Institute are currently looking for trainees to join various NCRI Clinical Studies Groups (CSGs) and Advisory Group.
Are you a cancer patient first diagnosed as an adult? Do you look after or have you looked after someone who was first diagnosed as an adult? Are you a health or social care professional or a volunteer working with adults affected by cancer? Have your say on the future of research relevant to living with […]
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 […]