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BELL H., et al, 2019. Mixed methods study of medication-related decision support alerts experienced during electronic prescribing for inpatients at an English hospital. European Journal of Hospital Pharmacy, 26(6), pp. 318-322.
JOSHI M., et al, 2019. Digital Alerting and Outcomes in Patients With Sepsis: Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Journal of medical Internet research, 21(12), pp. e15166.
SPENTZOU G., et al, 2019. Virtual clinics for follow-up of pacemakers and implantable cardioverter defibrillators in children. Cardiology in the young, 29(10), pp. 1243-1247.
Patient Experience and Engagement
DEAKIN A.H., et al, 2019. Fulfilment of preoperative expectations and postoperative patient satisfaction after total knee replacement. A prospective analysis of 200 patients. Knee, 26(6), pp. 1403-1412.
HIGGINS M., et al, 2019. Improving resource utilisation and outcomes after total knee arthroplasty through technology-enabled patient engagement. Knee.
LYES S., et al, 2019. Can the UK 24-item family satisfaction in the intensive care unit questionnaire be used to evaluate quality improvement strategies aimed at improving family satisfaction with the ICU? A qualitative study. Journal of the Intensive Care Society.
MILLS, T., et al, 2019. Improving Patient Experience in Hospital Settings: Assessing the Role of Toolkits and Action Research Through a Process Evaluation of a Complex Intervention. Qualitative health research, 29(14), pp. 2108-2118.
ROWLAND, C., et al, 2019. What Do U.K. Orthopedic Surgery Patients Think About PROMs? Evaluating the Evaluation and Explaining Missing Data. Qualitative health research, 29(14), pp. 2057-2069.
STAMBOGLIS, N. and JACOBS, R., 2020. Factors Associated with Patient Satisfaction of Community Mental Health Services: A Multilevel Approach. Community mental health journal, 56(1), pp. 50-64.
GLEESON L., et al, 2019. Interventions to improve reporting of medication errors in hospitals: A systematic review and narrative synthesis. Research in social & administrative pharmacy : RSAP, Published online: 9 December 2019.
HUSSAIN F., et al, 2019. Diagnostic error in the emergency department: Learning from national patient safety incident report analysis. BMC Emergency Medicine, 19(1), pp. 77.
HUSSEY L., et al, 2019. Use of antimicrobial dressings in England and the association with published clinical guidance: Interrupted time series analysis. BMJ Open, 9(9), pp. e028727.
JANI Y.H., et al, 2019. Sustaining and spreading penicillin allergy de-labelling: a narrative review of the challenges for service delivery and patient safety. British journal of clinical pharmacology.
JOHNSON, J., et al, 2019. An investigation into the relationships between bullying, discrimination, burnout and patient safety in nurses and midwives: is burnout a mediator? Journal of Research in Nursing, 24(8), pp. 604-619.
KRISHNAMOHAN N., et al, 2019. The surgical ward round checklist: Improving patient safety and clinical documentation. Journal of Multidisciplinary Healthcare, 12, pp. 789-794.
MACHEN S., et al, 2019. The role of organizational and professional cultures in medication safety: a scoping review of the literature. International journal for quality in health care : journal of the International Society for Quality in Health Care.
MANLEY, K. and JACKSON, C., 2019. Microsystems culture change: a refined theory for developing person-centred, safe and effective workplaces based on strategies that embed a safety culture. International Practice Development Journal, 9(2), pp. 1-21.
MCMASTER, D. and TUCKER, C., 2019. Litigation in ophthalmology: An overview. Medico-Legal Journal, 87(4), pp. 192-195.
RAWLINSON S., et al, 2019. How to carry out microbiological sampling of healthcare environment surfaces? A review of current evidence. Journal of Hospital Infection, 103(4), pp. 363-374.
SUTHERLAND A., et al, 2020. Incidence and prevalence of intravenous medication errors in the UK: A systematic review. European Journal of Hospital Pharmacy, 27(1), pp. 3-8.
WIJEKOON, T.D., et al, 2019. Evaluation of malpractice litigation in thyroid disease in the National Health Service. Postgraduate medicine, 131(8), pp. 607-611.
WILCOCK M., et al, 2019. A UK hospital survey to explore healthcare professional views and attitudes to patients incorrectly labelled as penicillin allergic: An antibiotic stewardship patient safety project. European Journal of Hospital Pharmacy, 26(6), pp. 329-333.
AGIRREZABAL I., et al, 2020. Inequalities in prescription rates of anti-osteoporosis drugs in primary care in England: A practice-level prescribing data analysis in 2013-2018. Bone, 130, pp. 115125.
BUIST E., et al, 2019. An evaluation of mental health clinical pharmacist independent prescribers within general practice in remote and rural Scotland. International Journal of Clinical Pharmacy, 41(5), pp. 1138-1142.
EDWARDS P.J., et al, 2019. Safety netting in routine primary care consultations: An observational study using video-recorded UK consultations. British Journal of General Practice, 69(689), pp. E878-E886.
FINUCANE A.M., et al, 2020. Electronic care coordination systems for people with advanced progressive illness: a mixed-methods evaluation in Scottish primary care. The British journal of general practice : the journal of the Royal College of General Practitioners,
HARDMAN D., et al, 2020. Subjunctive medicine: Enacting efficacy in general practice. Social Science and Medicine, 245, pp. 112693.
LEASK, C.F. and TENNANT, H., 2019. Evaluation of an unscheduled care model delivered by advanced nurse practitioners in a primary-care setting. Journal of Research in Nursing, 24(8), pp. 696-709.
RAYNSFORD J., et al, 2020. Impact of a specialist mental health pharmacy team on medicines optimisation in primary care for patients on a severe mental illness register: A pilot study. European Journal of Hospital Pharmacy, 27(1), pp. 31-35.
ROCKENSCHAUB P., et al, 2020. Opportunities to reduce antibiotic prescribing for patients with COPD in primary care: a cohort study using electronic health records from the Clinical Practice Research Datalink (CPRD). The Journal of antimicrobial chemotherapy, 75(1), pp. 243-251.
STOCKS, S.J., et al, 2019. Never Events in UK General Practice: A Survey of the Views of General Practitioners on Their Frequency and Acceptability as a Safety Improvement Approach. Journal of Patient Safety, 15(4), pp. 334-342.
STUART B., et al, 2020. Exploring the appropriateness of antibiotic prescribing for common respiratory tract infections in UK primary care. The Journal of antimicrobial chemotherapy, 75(1), pp. 236-242.
Quality Assessment and Improvement
BENNIE M., et al, 2019. Improving prescribing through Big Data approaches - Ten years of the Scottish Prescribing Information System. British journal of clinical pharmacology.
BENSON, G., et al, 2019. Development of an alcohol withdrawal risk stratification tool based on patients referred to an addiction liaison nursing service in Glasgow. Drugs & Alcohol Today, 19(4), pp. 241-250.
BLAYNEY M.C., et al, 2020. Intensive care unit occupancy and premature discharge rates: A cohort study assessing the reporting of quality indicators. Journal of critical care, 55, pp. 100-107.
BOULTON R. and BOAZ A., 2019. The emotional labour of quality improvement work in end of life care: a qualitative study of Patient and Family Centred Care (PFCC) in England. BMC health services research, 19(1), pp. 923.
DICK A.G., et al, 2019. Reducing Allogenic Blood Transfusion in Pediatric Scoliosis Surgery:: Reporting 15 Years of a Multidisciplinary, Evidence-Based Quality Improvement Project. Global Spine Journal, 9(8), pp. 843-849.
GREEN T., et al, 2020. Use and reporting of experience-based codesign studies in the healthcare setting: a systematic review. BMJ Quality and Safety, 29(1), pp. 64-76.
MISSELBROOK G.P., et al, 2019. Implementing and improving the ReSPECT process within medical and orthopaedic departments of a district general hospital. Progress in Palliative Care.
PARLOUR R., et al, 2019. Time for metrics in emergency surgical care - the role of an emergency surgery registry. Anaesthesiology intensive therapy, 51(4), pp. 306-315.
REPONEN E., et al, 2019. Quality of British and American Nationwide Quality of Care and Patient Safety Benchmarking Programs: Case Neurosurgery. Clinical neurosurgery, 85(4), pp. 500-507.
ROBERT G., et al, 2020. Exploring the sustainability of quality improvement interventions in healthcare organisations: a multiple methods study of the 10-year impact of the 'Productive Ward: Releasing Time to Care' programme in English acute hospitals. BMJ Quality and Safety, 29(1), pp. 31-40.
SCOTT, S., et al, 2020. Development of a hospital deprescribing implementation framework: A focus group study with geriatricians and pharmacists. Age & Ageing, 49(1), pp. 102-110.
STYLES K., et al, 2019. STAMP: A continuous improvement approach to improve paediatric prescribing and medication safety. Archives of Disease in Childhood: Education and Practice Edition, 104(6), pp. 332-336.
SWEETMAN S., et al, 2020. Reduction of last-minute cancellations in elective urology surgery: A quality improvement study. International Journal of Surgery, 74, pp. 29-33.
VARDY E.R.L.C. and THOMPSON R.E., 2019. Quality improvement and delirium. European Geriatric Medicine.
KARTHA, M.R. and MCCRONE, P., 2019. Cost-effectiveness of staffing levels on conflict and containment on psychiatric wards in England. Journal of Psychiatric & Mental Health Nursing (John Wiley & Sons, Inc.), 26(9), pp. 337-346.
MOLONEY, E., et al, 2019. Optimising clinical effectiveness and quality along the atrial fibrillation anticoagulation pathway: an economic analysis. BMC Health Services Research, 19(1), pp. 1-9.
Service Design, Evaluation and Improvement
ANDERSON L.J., et al, 2019. Effect of medication reconciliation interventions on outcomes: A systematic overview of systematic reviews. American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy : AJHP : Official Journal of the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists, 76(24), pp. 2028-2040.
BENTLEY N., et al, 2019. Measuring outcomes within inpatient child and adolescent mental health services: an evaluation of the Recovery Questionnaire for Young People. Child and Adolescent Mental Health, 24(4), pp. 329-337.
BERRY B. and THIRUCHELVAM N., 2019. Urology general practitioner advice and guidance: A service evaluation of its effectiveness. Journal of Clinical Urology, 12(6), pp. 455-461.
BLAKEY J.D., et al, 2019. Observational cohort study to investigate the unmet need and time waiting for referral for specialist opinion in adult asthma in England (UNTWIST asthma). BMJ Open, 9(11), pp. e031740.
BLOOM C.I., et al, 2019. Inadequate specialist care referrals for high-risk asthma patients in the UK: an adult population-based cohort 2006-2017. Journal of Asthma, published online: 9 October 2019.
BRADY M.C., et al, 2019. A pragmatic, multi-centered, stepped wedge, cluster randomized controlled trial pilot of the clinical and cost effectiveness of a complex Stroke Oral healthCare intervention pLan Evaluation II (SOCLE II) compared with usual oral healthcare in stroke wards. International Journal of Stroke.
GILLIES M.A., et al, 2019. The association between ICU admission and emergency hospital readmission following emergency general surgery. Journal of the Intensive Care Society, 20(4), pp. 316-326.
GRAY W.K., et al, 2019. Transurethral resection of bladder tumour as day-case surgery: Evidence of effectiveness from the UK Getting it Right First Time (GIRFT) programme. Journal of Clinical Urology.
LONE N.I., et al, 2019. Predicting risk of unplanned hospital readmission in survivors of critical illness: a population-level cohort study. Thorax, 74(11), pp. 1046-1054.
JONES C.P., et al, 2019. Updated 'two-week wait' referral guidelines for suspected colorectal cancer have increased referral volumes without improving cancer detection rates. British Journal of Medical Practitioners, 12(2), pp. a012.
JASPER, E.V., et al, 2019. Scaling up perioperative medicine for older people undergoing surgery (POPS) services; use of a logic model approach. Clinical Medicine, 19(6), pp. 478-484.
KNOWLES, E., et al, 2019. The impact of closing emergency departments on mortality in emergencies: an observational study. Emergency Medicine Journal, 36(11), pp. 645-651.
KNOX S., et al, 2019. The challenge of using routinely collected data to compare hospital admission rates by ethnic group: a demonstration project in Scotland. Journal of public health (Oxford, England).
MORRISH P., et al, 2019. Epilepsy deaths: Learning from health service delivery and trying to reduce risk. Epilepsy and Behavior, , pp. 106473.
ONWOCHEI D.N., et al, 2020. Critical care after major surgery: a systematic review of risk factors for unplanned admission. Anaesthesia, 75, pp. e62-e74.
Staff Roles, Skills, Effectiveness and Practice
BRENNAN N., et al, 2019. Remediating professionalism lapses in medical students and doctors: A systematic review. Medical education.
BRYANT-SMITH A., et al, 2019. 'Perfect practice makes perfect': the role of laparoscopic simulation training in modern gynaecological training. Obstetrician and Gynaecologist,
CHATER, A.M., et al, 2019. The prescribing needs of community practitioner nurse prescribers: A qualitative investigation using the theoretical domains framework and COM-B. Journal of Advanced Nursing (John Wiley & Sons, Inc.), 75(11), pp. 2952-2968.
CUNNINGHAM D.E., et al, 2019. The future of CPD for general practitioners, registered pharmacy staff and general practice nurses in Scotland - qualitative responses from a national survey. Education for primary care : an official publication of the Association of Course Organisers, National Association of GP Tutors, World Organisation of Family Doctors, , pp. 1-8.
DALL'ORA, C., et al, 2020. 12-hr shifts in nursing: Do they remove unproductive time and information loss or do they reduce education and discussion opportunities for nurses? A cross-sectional study in 12 European countries. Journal of Clinical Nursing (John Wiley & Sons, Inc.), 29(1), pp. 53-59.
GRIFFITHS P., et al, 2019. Nursing workload, nurse staffing methodologies and tools: A systematic scoping review and discussion. International journal of nursing studies, 103, pp. 103487.
HANNA A. and HANNA L.-A., 2019. Topic analysis of UK fitness to practise cases: What lessons can be learnt? Pharmacy, 7(3), pp. 130.
KEY, S., et al, 2019. The Scottish Clinical Supervision Model for midwives. 27(10; 10), pp. 655-663.
MCCLELLAND, L., et al, 2019. A national survey of out-of-hours working and fatigue in consultants in anaesthesia and paediatric intensive care in the UK and Ireland. Anaesthesia, 74(12), pp. 1509-1523.
PANTOJA, T., et al, 2019. Manually‐generated reminders delivered on paper: effects on professional practice and patient outcomes. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, 12.
PERELLA, P., et al, 2019. A retrospective analysis of case-load and supervision from a large anaesthetic logbook database. Anaesthesia, 74(12), pp. 1524-1533.
REEVES K., et al, 2019. Implementation of research evidence in orthopaedics: A tale of three trials. BMJ Quality and Safety, Published online: 27 November 2019.
ROCKE J., et al, 2020. The role of allied healthcare professionals in head and neck cancer surveillance: A systematic review. Clinical Otolaryngology, 45(1), pp. 83-98.
SULLIVAN P., et al, 2019. Diffusion of knowledge and behaviours among trainee doctors in an acute medical unit and implications for quality improvement work: A mixed methods social network analysis. BMJ Open, 9(12), pp. e027039.
HEALTHCARE IMPROVEMENT SCOTLAND. 2019 Learning from adverse events through reporting and review: a national framework for Scotland, 4th ed. December 2019. Healthcare Improvement Scotland.
KNIGHT, M., et al 2019 Saving lives, improving mothers’ care: lessons learned to inform maternity care from the UK and Ireland Confidential Enquiries into Maternal Deaths and Morbidity 2015-17. November 2019. MBRRACCE-UK
MARSHALL, A. 2019 Ear, nose and throat surgery: GIRFT programme national specialty report November2019. Getting it Right First Time.
MCEWAN, C., DAVIES, a. and CHANG, L. 2019 Ophthalmology: GIRFT Programme national speciality report. December 2019. Getting it Right First Time.
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