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CARE QUALITY COMMISSION (2018) Opening the door to change: NHS safety culture and the need for transformation. Care Quality Commission, December 2018.
HEALTHCARE SAFETY INVESTIGATION BRANCH (2018) Investigation into the provision of mental health care to patients presenting at the emergency department, 12017/006. Healthcare Safety Investigation Branch, November 2018.
Infection Control / Patient Experience and Engagement / Patient Safety / Primary Care / Quality Assessment and Improvement / Service Design, Evaluation and Improvement / Staff Roles, Skills, Effectiveness and Practice
PITT, S.J., et al, 2018. The contribution of hand drying in prevention of transmission of microorganisms: Comparison of the efficacy of three hand drying methods in the removal and distribution of microorganisms. Journal of Infection Prevention, 19(6), pp. 310-317.
Patient Experience and Engagement
ADAMS, M., et al, 2018. ‘It’s sometimes hard to tell what patients are playing at’: How healthcare professionals make sense of why patients and families complain about care. Health: An Interdisciplinary Journal for the Social Study of Health, Illness & Medicine, 22(6), pp. 603-623.
BAINES, R., et al, 2018. Responding effectively to adult mental health patient feedback in an online environment: A coproduced framework. Health Expectations, 21(5), pp. 887-898.
TSUI J.J., et al, 2018. The impact of relocation of chronic pain service from hospital setting to community centre on patient experience: a single-centre audit. British Journal of Pain, 12(4), pp. 220-229.
GARSIDE, J., et al, 2018. Are noise reduction interventions effective in adult ward settings? A systematic review and meta analysis. Applied Nursing Research, 44, pp. 6-17.
KHAN S.U., et al, 2018. Patient's views of the consent process for groin hernia repair: Use of consent template improves compliance with best practice (Original research). Annals of Medicine and Surgery, 35, pp. 67-72.
MACKRIDGE, A.J., et al, 2018. Cross‐sectional survey of patients’ need for information and support with medicines after discharge from hospital. International Journal of Pharmacy Practice, 26(5), pp. 433-441.
MURTAGH, G.M., et al, 2018. Does the delivery of diagnostic news affect the likelihood of whether or not patients ask questions about the results? A conversation analytical study. Health Expectations, 21(6), pp. 1002-1012.
BERZINS K., et al, 2018. A cross-sectional survey of mental health service users', carers' and professionals' priorities for patient safety in the United Kingdom. Health expectations : an international journal of public participation in health care and health policy, 21(6), pp. 1085-1094.
BOURNE, R.S., et al, 2018. Reducing medication errors in critical care patients: pharmacist key resources and relationship with medicines optimisation. International Journal of Pharmacy Practice, 26(6), pp. 534-540.
CANHAM, A., et al, 2018. Integrating systemic accident analysis into patient safety incident investigation practices. Applied Ergonomics, 72, pp. 1-9.
CHIWERA, L., et al, 2018. Reducing adult cardiac surgical site infections and the economic impact of using multidisciplinary collaboration. Journal of Hospital Infection, 100(4), pp. 428-436.
CORFIELD, A.R., et al, 2018. Paediatric early warning scores are predictors of adverse outcome in the pre-hospital setting: A national cohort study. Resuscitation, 133, pp. 153-159.
CREDLAND, N., et al, 2018. What are the patterns of compliance with Early Warning Track and Trigger Tools: A narrative review. Applied Nursing Research, 44, pp. 39-47.
LYONS, I., et al, 2018. Errors and discrepancies in the administration of intravenous infusions: a mixed methods multihospital observational study. BMJ Quality & Safety, 27(11), pp. 892-901.
MOHAMED, R., et al, 2018. Assessing antibiotic stewardship using the surgical site infection prevention bundle. British Journal of Hospital Medicine (17508460), 79(11), pp. 643-647.
MOORE, Z. and WEBSTER, J., 2018. Dressings and topical agents for preventing pressure ulcers. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, (12),
SANDERSON M., et al, 2018. Predicting 30-day mortality in patients with sepsis: An exploratory analysis of process of care and patient characteristics. Journal of the Intensive Care Society, 19(4), pp. 299-304.
HUDSON SMITH, M. and SMITH, D., 2018. Directing Improvements in Primary Care Patient Experience through Analysis of Service Quality. Health services research, 53(6), pp. 4647-4666.
JEFFRIES M., et al, 2018. Developing a learning health system: Insights from a qualitative process evaluation of a pharmacist-led electronic audit and feedback intervention to improve medication safety in primary care. PLoS ONE, 13(10).
MORIARTY F., et al, 2018. Prescribing variation in general practices in england following a direct healthcare professional communication on mirabegron. Journal of Clinical Medicine, 7(10).
PHIPPS D.L., et al, 2018. Mindful organizing in patients' contributions to primary care medication safety. Health expectations : an international journal of public participation in health care and health policy, 21(6), pp. 964-972.
Quality Assessment and Improvement
BOND A., et al, 2018. Assessing the impact of quality improvement measures on catheter related blood stream infections and catheter salvage: Experience from a national intestinal failure unit. Clinical Nutrition.Part A, 37(6), pp. 2097-2101.
DUNNE, D., et al, 2018. Surgical audit: are we not closing the loop? International J Health Care QA, 31(8), pp. 966-972.
LEPOROWSKI, A., et al, 2018. Ongoing activities to optimize the quality and efficiency of lipid-lowering agents in the Scottish national health service: influence and implications. Expert Review of Pharmacoeconomics & Outcomes Research, 18(6), pp. 655-666.
ROPPER, R., 2018. The Scottish Ropper Ladder for infected wounds: a 5-year journey from concept to national tool. Wounds UK, 14(4), pp. 30-35.
STEPHENS T.J., et al, 2018. Improving care at scale: process evaluation of a multi-component quality improvement intervention to reduce mortality after emergency abdominal surgery (EPOCH trial). Implementation science : IS, 13(1), pp. 142.
WALDRON S.M., et al, 2018. Routine outcome monitoring in CAMHS: how can we enable implementation in practice?. Child and Adolescent Mental Health, 23(4), pp. 328-333.
WOODNUTT, S., 2018. Is Lean sustainable in today's NHS hospitals? A systematic literature review using the meta-narrative and integrative methods. International Journal for Quality in Health Care, 30(8), pp. 578-586.
Service Design, Evaluation and Improvement
AMEH, V., et al, 2018. Improving patient flow in an emergency department. British Journal of Healthcare Management, 24(10), pp. 486-490.
IVINS, N., et al, 2018. An initiative to improve wound management within community services across one Clinical Commissioning Group in England. Wounds UK, 14(5), pp. 45-55.
JOYCE, P., et al, 2018. Organisation of health services for preventing and treating pressure ulcers. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, (12).
KHOURY A., et al, 2018. Improving weekend review for trauma and elective orthopaedic patients in the post-operative period. International Journal of Health Governance, 23(4), pp. 264-268.
LANE N.D., et al, 2018. Specialist emergency care and COPD outcomes. BMJ Open Respiratory Research, 5(1).
MCKENDRY, M. and GREEN, H., 2018. Improving the personalisation of care in a district nursing team: a service improvement project. British journal of community nursing, 23(11), pp. 552-558.
REICHERT, A. and JACOBS, R., 2018. The impact of waiting time on patient outcomes: Evidence from early intervention in psychosis services in England. Health Economics, 27(11), pp. 1772-1787.
Staff Roles, Skills, Effectiveness and Practice
HALL, K.K., et al, 2018. Caseworker‐assigned discharge plans to prevent hospital readmission for acute exacerbations in children with chronic respiratory illness. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, (11).
HARRIES, P., et al, 2018. Enhanced referral prioritisation for acute adult dietetic services: A randomised control trial to test a web-based decision training tool. Clinical Nutrition, 37(5), pp. 1456-1461.
JACK-WAUGH, A., et al, 2018. Assessing the educational impact of the dementia champions programme in Scotland: Implications for evaluating professional dementia education. Nurse education today, 71, pp. 205-210.
MCSHERRY, R., et al, 2018. A reflective qualitative appreciative inquiry approach to restoring compassionate care deficits at one United Kingdom health care site. Journal of nursing management, 26(8), pp. 1108-1123.
NIGHTINGALE, J., et al, 2018. Embedding consultant radiographer roles within radiology departments: A framework for success. Radiography, 24(4), pp. 289-297.
STEVENSON, F., et al, 2018. The co-construction of medical disposals in emergency medicine consultations. Social science & medicine, 218, pp. 69-81.
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