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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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.
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.
Enrolment is now open for our free online course exploring the impact and delivery of compassionate care.
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
CHAIN – Contact, Help, Advice and Information Network – is an online mutual support network for people working in health and social care. It gives people a simple and informal way of contacting each other to exchange ideas and share knowledge
This one-day conference will showcase the latest research in the field of implementation science applied to health and social care. Now in its second year, this is the only research conference dedicated to implementation science to be held in the UK.
HSRUK is dedicated to the promotion of health services research in policy and practice. Our annual conference is open to everyone interested in health services and systems research, and offers you the opportunity to:
SISCC and the Q Network are holding a meeting to consider how to develop an “Improvement Research Network” – if you’re interested in human factors, implementation science or any form of improvement research – please join us on the 16th of May to help us co-design the Network.