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),
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Pharmacist and Data-Driven Quality Improvement in Primary Care (P-DQIP): a qualitative study of anticipated implementation factors informed by the Theoretical Domains Framework
The Chief Medical Officer for Scotland, Dr Catherine Calderwood, is hosting her annual Realistic Medicine conference. The conference will provide an opportunity for a range of professionals to come together and share their Realistic Medicine experiences and learning.
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.
Latest NES Quality Improvement News Bulletin published July 2018 – keeping you up to date with everything related to public service QI in Scotland
The introduction of new evidence-based practices often requires practitioners to change or adapt their behaviour, hence behavioural factors can impact on the success and sustainability of improvement interventions. This seminar will address ways to facilitate behaviour change to support improvement activities within health and social care settings.
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 […]