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Patient Experience and Engagement
ADAMSON, E., et al, 2017. Exploring the experiences of patients attending day hospitals in the rural Scotland: capturing the patient's voice. Journal of Clinical Nursing, 26(19), pp. 3044-3055.
FRIEBEL, R., et al, 2017. Reductions in Readmission Rates Are Associated With Modest Improvements in Patient-reported Health Gains Following Hip and Knee Replacement in England. Medical care, 55(9), pp. 834-840.
RYAN, S., et al, 2017. Do we all agree what 'good health care' looks like? Views from those who are 'seldom heard' in health research, policy and service improvement. Health Expectations, 20(5), pp. 878-885.
COOPER, A., et al, 2017. Sources of unsafe primary care for older adults: a mixed-methods analysis of patient safety incident reports. Age & Ageing, 46(5), pp. 833-839.
KEIJZER W.W., et al, 2017. WHO Safer Surgery checklist compliance amongst paediatric emergency plastic surgery patients in an UK hospital. Annals of Medicine and Surgery, 21, pp. 49-52.
MILLS, P., et al, 2017. Hospital electronic prescribing system implementation impact on discharge information communication and prescribing errors: a before and after study. European journal of clinical pharmacology, 73(10), pp. 1279-1286.
MOZAFFAR, H., et al, 2017. Exploring the roots of unintended safety threats associated with the introduction of hospital ePrescribing systems and candidate avoidance and/or mitigation strategies: a qualitative study. BMJ Quality & Safety, 26(9), pp. 722-733.
SMITH, R., 2017. Clinical risk management in obstetric practice. Obstetrics, Gynaecology and Reproductive Medicine, 27(9), pp. 277-284.
Quality Assessment and Improvement
CROMB D., et al, 2017. Does increased duration of consultant presence affect length of hospital stay for unplanned admissions in acute paediatrics?: An observational before-and-after analysis using administrative healthcare data. Archives of Disease in Childhood, 102(6), pp. 516-521.
DE VRIES, J.,MARTINUS ANNE and TIMMINS, F., 2017. Recognising and responding to care erosion: part 1. Nursing Standard, 31(51), pp. 46-53.
HILL, B., 2017. Do nurse staffing levels affect patient mortality in acute secondary care? British Journal of Nursing, 26(12), pp. 698-704.
HOONG-WEI GAN, et al, 2017. Do expanded seven-day NHS services improve clinical outcomes? Analysis of comparative institutional performance from the "NHS Services, Seven Days a Week" project 2013-2016. BMC Health Services Research, 17, pp. 1-10.
JENKINS, P., 2017. Reducing Non-Attendance Rates for Assessment at an Eating Disorders Service: A Quality Improvement Initiative. Community mental health journal, 53(7), pp. 878-882.
LONGO, F., et al, 2017. Do hospitals respond to rivals' quality and efficiency? A spatial panel econometric analysis. Health Economics, 26, pp. 38-62.
OSHODI, T.O., et al, 2017. The nursing work environment and quality of care: A cross-sectional study using the Essentials of Magnetism II Scale in England. Journal of Clinical Nursing, 26(17), pp. 2721-2734.
REID H.E., et al, 2017. The effect of senior obstetric presence on maternal and neonatal outcomes in UK NHS maternity units: a systematic review and meta-analysis. BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, 124(9), pp. 1321-1330.
SHEARD, L., et al, 2017. How is success achieved by individuals innovating for patient safety and quality in the NHS? BMC Health Services Research, 17, pp. 1-9.
WARING, J. and CROMPTON, A., 2017. A 'movement for improvement'? A qualitative study of the adoption of social movement strategies in the implementation of a quality improvement campaign. Sociology of health & illness, 39(7), pp. 1083-1099.
Service Design, Evaluation and Improvement
BARLOW, N. and OWENS, M., 2017. Current waiting times in a UK musculoskeletal general x-ray department. British Journal of Healthcare Management, 23(9), pp. 438-447.
COSTER J.E., et al, 2017. Why Do People Choose Emergency and Urgent Care Services? A Rapid Review Utilizing a Systematic Literature Search and Narrative Synthesis. Academic Emergency Medicine, 24(9), pp. 1137-1149.
CROMB, D., et al, 2017. Is inpatient bed number associated with the length of stay? A retrospective, single centre analysis. British Journal of Healthcare Management, 23(9), pp. 426-432.
DE JAEGER, M., et al, 2017. A qualitative study exploring the value of a catheter passport. British Journal of Nursing, 26(15), pp. 857-866.
FARR, M. and BARKER, R., 2017. Can Staff Be Supported to Deliver Compassionate Care Through Implementing Schwartz Rounds in Community and Mental Health Services? Qualitative health research, 27(11), pp. 1652-1663.
FORBES, M., et al, 2017. Impact of patient-held record on knowledge at 1-year follow-up for glaucoma patients: single-center randomized controlled trial. European journal of ophthalmology, 27(5), pp. 542-547.
HINDE, S., et al, 2017. An evaluation of the costs and consequences of Children Community Nursing teams. Journal of evaluation in clinical practice, 23(4), pp. 767-772
MACLURE K. and STEWART, D., 2017. From policy towards pharmacy practice: A review of the intended use of ehealth in pharmacy in Scotland. Health Policy and Technology, 6(3), pp. 279-285.
MASARACCHIO, M., et al, 2017. Timing of rehabilitation on length of stay and cost in patients with hip or knee joint arthroplasty: A systematic review with meta-analysis. PLoS ONE [Electronic Resource], 12(6), pp. e0178295.
MCCARTAN, F., et al, 2017. Introduction of a novel service model to improve uptake and adherence with cardiac rehabilitation within Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust. BMC Cardiovascular Disorders, 17, pp. 1-12.
NAVARRO, A.P., et al, 2017. The front-line general surgery consultant as a new model of emergency care. Annals of the Royal College of Surgeons of England, 99(7), pp. 550-554.
ROBERTS C.M., et al, 2017. Effect of time and day of admission on hospital care quality for patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease exacerbation in England and Wales: Single cohort study. BMJ Open, 7(9) (pagination), pp. Arte Number: e015532. ate of Pubaton: 01 Se 2017.
Staff Roles, Skills, Effectiveness and Practice
ADDERLEY U.J. and THOMPSON, C., 2017. Confidence and clinical judgement in community nurses managing venous leg ulceration - A judgement analysis. Journal of tissue viability, (pagination), pp. ate of Pubaton: 2017.
FISCHER, S.A., 2017. Developing nurses' transformational leadership skills. Nursing Standard, 31(51), pp. 54-63.
JEFFERY, J., et al, 2017. Midwives' experiences of performing maternal observations and escalating concerns: a focus group study. BMC Pregnancy & Childbirth, 17(1), pp. 1-11.
LING, J., et al, 2017. Exploring the Role of Key Workers in Cancer Care: Patient and Staff Perspectives. Clinical Nurse Specialist, 31(5), pp. 252-260.
MCLEOD, K. and SIMPSON, A., 2017. Exploring the value of mental health nurses working in primary care in England: A qualitative study. Journal of Psychiatric & Mental Health Nursing, 24(6), pp. 387-395.
MCGLYNN B., et al, 2017. A nurse-led multidisciplinary team approach in urology-oncology: Addressing the new cancer strategy. Journal of Clinical Urology, 10(5), pp. 449-456.
NDOSI M., et al, 2017. National variation in the composition of rheumatology multidisciplinary teams: a cross-sectional study. Rheumatology international, 37(9), pp. 1453-1459.
WILLIAMS, K., 2017. Advanced practitioners in emergency care: a literature review. Emergency Nurse, 25(4), pp. 36-41.
NHS FIFE, 2017. Getting it right for our most vulnerable patients. The Scottish Government. Available: http://www.gov.scot/Publications/2017/09/9776 [11.10.17]
HEALTH AND SOCIAL CARE ANALYSIS DIVISON, 2017. Scottish cancer patient experience survey 2015/2016: exploring differences in cancer patient experiences. The Scottish Government. Available: http://www.gov.scot/Publications/2017/09/6521 [11.10.17]
NHS SCOTLAND, 2017. The Modern Outpatient: a collaborative approach 2017-2020. The Scottish Government. Available: http://www.gov.scot/Publications/2017/09/9165 [11.10.17]
SCOTTISH GOVERNMENT PHARMACY AND MEDICINES DIVISON, 2017. Achieving excellence in pharmaceutical care: a strategy for Scotland. The Scottish Government. Available: http://www.gov.scot/Publications/2017/08/4589 [11.10.17]
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