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COVID-19 / Digital Health / Infection Control / Patient Experience and Engagement / Patient Safety / Quality Assessment and Improvement / Resource Effectiveness / Service Design, Evaluation and Improvement / Staff Roles, Skills, Effectiveness and Practice / Reports
AGRAWAL, U., et al, 2022. Association between multimorbidity and mortality in a cohort of patients admitted to hospital with COVID-19 in Scotland. Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine, 115(1), pp. 22-30.
GOWDA S., et al, 2022. Tangible effects of the COVID-19 pandemic: A fall in dexterity amongst surgical trainees?. Scottish medical journal, 67(2), pp. 51-55.
KILCOYNE A., et al, 2022. Clinical and Economic Benefits of Lenzilumab Plus Standard of Care Compared with Standard of Care Alone for the Treatment of Hospitalized Patients with Coronavirus Disease 19 (COVID-19) from the Perspective of National Health Service England. ClinicoEconomics and Outcomes Research, 14, pp. 231-247.
LAWTON, T., et al, 2022. Airborne protection for staff is associated with reduced hospital-acquired COVID-19 in English NHS trusts. Journal of Hospital Infection, 120, pp. 81-84.
SWIFT, J., et al, 2022. An evaluation of a virtual COVID-19 ward to accelerate the supported discharge of patients from an acute hospital setting. British Journal of Healthcare Management, 28(1), pp. 7-15.
VAS, V., et al, 2022. Delivering outpatient virtual clinics during the COVID-19 pandemic: early evaluation of clinicians' experiences. BMJ Open Quality, 11(1), pp. 01.
WHEAR, R., et al, 2022. Impact of COVID-19 and other infectious conditions requiring isolation on the provision of and adaptations to fundamental nursing care in hospital in terms of overall patient experience, care quality, functional ability, and treatment outcomes: systematic review. Journal of advanced nursing, 78(1), pp. 78-108.
DE ANGEL V., et al, 2022. Digital health tools for the passive monitoring of depression: a systematic review of methods. Digital Medicine, 5(1), pp. no pagination.
GANDRUP J., et al, 2022. Using patient-reported data from a smartphone app to capture and characterize real-Time patient-reported flares in rheumatoid arthritis. Rheumatology Advances in Practice, 6(1).
GAO, C., et al, 2022. A National Network of Safe Havens: Scottish Perspective. Journal of Medical Internet Research, 24(3), pp. e31684.
JORGE J., et al, 2022. Non-contact physiological monitoring of post-operative patients in the intensive care unit. npj Digital Medicine, 5(1), pp. no pagination.
KHANBHAI, M., et al, 2022. Using natural language processing to understand, facilitate and maintain continuity in patient experience across transitions of care. International journal of medical informatics, 157, pp. 104642.
REW, D.A., et al, 2022. New life for old cellular pathology: a transformational approach to the upcycling of historic e-pathology records for contemporary clinical uses. Journal of clinical pathology, 75(4), pp. 250-254.
SEED L., et al, 2022. Hospital intranet system is major barrier to paediatric clinical guideline use a cross-sectional single-centre survey of NHS doctors and nurses. Annals of Medicine and Surgery, 75(pagination), pp. no pagination.
SEPHTON, B.M., et al, 2022. The impact of digitisation of a virtual fracture clinic on referral quality, outcomes and assessment times. European Journal of Trauma & Emergency Surgery, 48(2), pp. 1327-1334.
PAN, J., et al, 2022. Estimating excess length of stay due to healthcare-associated infections by applying and comparing three time-varying approaches: multistate model, survival regression and matched case control methods. Journal of Hospital Infection,
PRICE, L., et al, 2022. Systematic review on factors influencing the effectiveness of alcohol-based hand rubbing in healthcare. Antimicrobial Resistance & Infection Control, 11(1), pp. 16.
Patient Experience and Engagement
BERRY, E., et al, 2022. 'Using humanity to change systems' - understanding the work of online feedback moderation: A case study of Care Opinion Scotland. Digital Health, 8, pp. 20552076211074489.
FEARNS, N., et al, 2022. User testing of a Scottish Intercollegiate Guideline Network public guideline for the parents of children with autism. BMC Health Services Research, 22(1), pp. 1-11.
FINAZZI, E. and MACBETH, A., 2022. Service users experience of psychological interventions in primary care settings: A qualitative meta-synthesis. Clinical Psychology & Psychotherapy, 29(2), pp. 400-423.
FIORI, M., et al, 2022. What the curtains do not shield: A phenomenological exploration of patient-witnessed resuscitation in hospital. Part 1: patients' experiences. Journal of advanced nursing,
HARRIS, H., et al, 2022. Release of individual surgeon data to the public: patients' and surgeons' views. Annals of the Royal College of Surgeons of England, 104(2), pp. 106-112.
INKSTER, T. and CUDDIHY, J., 2022. Duty of candour and communication during an infection control incident in a paediatric ward of a Scottish hospital: how can we do better?. Journal of medical ethics, 48(3), pp. 160-164.
MC LAUGHLIN, L., et al, 2022. Assessing the efficacy of coproduction to better understand the barriers to achieving sustainability in NHS chronic kidney services and create alternate pathways. Health Expectations, 25(2), pp. 579-606.
MCQUEEN, J.M., et al, 2022. Adverse event reviews in healthcare: what matters to patients and their family? A qualitative study exploring the perspective of patients and family. BMJ Open, 12(5), pp. e060158.
MIAH S., et al, 2022. The provision of prostate cancer patient information leaflets on an electronic tablet: A further step to paperless health-care provision. Urology Annals, 14(2), pp. 156-161.
MONTGOMERY, C.M., et al, 2022. Turning the gaze: Digital patient feedback and the silent pathology of the NHS. Sociology of health & illness, 44(2), pp. 290-307.
O'DOWD R., et al, 2022. A Qualitative Exploration of Service Users' Experiences of Violence Risk Assessment and Management in Forensic Mental Health Settings: An Interpretative Phenomenological Analysis. Journal of Forensic Psychology Research and Practice, (pagination), pp. no pagination.
ROBERTSON, E.M. and FITZPATRICK, J.M., 2022. 'Five things about me' - enhancing person-centred care for older people. Nursing Older People, 34(1), pp. 21-27.
SONDERGAARD, S.F., et al, 2022. Patients' and Nurses' Experiences of All Single-Room Hospital Accommodation: A Scoping Review. HERD: Health Environments Research & Design Journal, 15(1), pp. 292-314.
STOGIANNOS, N., et al, 2022. Autism-friendly MRI: Improving radiography practice in the UK, a survey of radiographer practitioners. Radiography, 28(1), pp. 133-141.
ASHOUR, A., et al, 2022. Predicting dispensing errors in community pharmacies: An application of the Systematic Human Error Reduction and Prediction Approach (SHERPA). PLoS ONE [Electronic Resource], 17(1), pp. e0261672.
BEED, MARTIN FRCA,F.F.I.C.M., D.M., et al, 2022. A 6-Year Thematic Review of Reported Incidents Associated With Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Calls in a United Kingdom Hospital. Journal of Patient Safety, 18(3), pp. e652-e657.
JONES, M.D., et al, 2022. User Testing to Improve Retrieval and Comprehension of Information in Guidelines to Improve Medicines Safety. Journal of Patient Safety, 18(1), pp. e172-e179.
KRISHNASWAMY P.H., et al, 2022. Learning from the report of the independent medicines and medical devices safety review: "first do no harm". Scottish medical journal, (pagination), pp. no pagination.
LEESON, D., 2022. Creating sustained and positive changes to patient safety: reducing insulin administration errors in a district nursing service. British journal of community nursing, 27(3), pp. 122-126.
MARIYASELVAM, M.Z.A., et al, 2022. Central Venous Catheter Guidewire Retention: Lessons From England's Never Event Database. Journal of patient safety, 18(2), pp. e387-e392.
MCTAGGART, S., et al, 2022. Impact of regulatory safety notices on valproate prescribing and pregnancy outcome among women of child-bearing potential in Scotland: a population-based cohort study. BMJ Open, 12(4), pp. e058312.
MORRIS, M.E., et al, 2022. Interventions to reduce falls in hospitals: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Age & Ageing, 51(5).
PANDOLFO, A.M., et al, 2022. Understanding decisions about antibiotic prescribing in ICU: an application of the Necessity Concerns Framework. BMJ Quality & Safety, 31(3), pp. 199-210.
PEAT, G., et al, 2022. Mapping the resilience performance of community pharmacy to maintain patient safety during the Covid-19 pandemic. Research In Social & Administrative Pharmacy,
SABIR, L., et al, 2022. Comparison of qSOFA and Hospital Early Warning Scores for prognosis in suspected sepsis in emergency department patients: a systematic review. Emergency Medicine Journal, 39(4), pp. 284-294.
SINNOTT, J., 2022. Safety culture, error reporting and medical innovation: comparing a survey taken during COVID-19 to the 2019 national staff survey. British Journal of Healthcare Management, 28(2), pp. 1-7.
SNOWDEN G., et al, 2022. Radiation safety awareness and practices amongst orthopaedic surgeons in Scotland. Scottish medical journal, , pp. 369330221099620.
VAN DAEL, J., et al, 2022. Getting the whole story: Integrating patient complaints and staff reports of unsafe care. Journal of Health Services & Research Policy, 27(1), pp. 41-49.
ALLEN, T., et al, 2022. Physicians under Pressure: Evidence from Antibiotics Prescribing in England. Medical Decision Making, 42(3), pp. 303-312.
GREENHALGH T., et al, 2022. Why do GPs rarely do video consultations? qualitative study in UK general practice. British Journal of General Practice, 72(718), pp. E351-E360.
JAHAN, M., et al, 2022. Transforming the 2-week wait (2WW) pathway: management of breast pain in primary care. BMJ Open Quality, 11(1), pp. 03.
MARTIN L. and MCDOWALL, A., 2022. The professional resilience of mid-career GPs in the UK: a qualitative study. British Journal of General Practice, 72(714), pp. E75-E83.
SINNOTT C., et al, 2022. Identifying how GPs spend their time and the obstacles they face: a mixed-methods study. British Journal of General Practice, 72(715), pp. E148-E160.
TURNER A., et al, 2022. Unintended consequences of online consultations: a qualitative study in UK primary care. British Journal of General Practice, 72(715), pp. E128-E137.
Quality Assessment and Improvement
ALI, A., et al, 2022. 'Where is the ECG machine?': a quality improvement project using WhatsApp to improve the efficiency in locating shared medical devices in an inpatient unit. BMJ Open Quality, 11(1), pp. 02.
ALLEN, D., et al, 2022. Development, implementation and evaluation of an evidence-based paediatric early warning system improvement programme: the PUMA mixed methods study. BMC Health Services Research, 22(1), pp. 9.
BARBOSA, E.C., et al, 2022. A Board Level Intervention to Develop Organisation-Wide Quality Improvement Strategies: Cost-Consequences Analysis in 15 Healthcare Organisations. International Journal of Health Policy & Management, 11(2), pp. 173-182.
FISCHBACHER, C.M., et al, 2022. A critical reflection on the use of improvement science approaches in public health. Scandinavian Journal of Public Health, 50(3), pp. 389-394.
SCRIMSHIRE, A.B., et al, 2022. Scaling up Quality Improvement for Surgical Teams (QIST)—avoiding surgical site infection and anaemia at the time of surgery: a cluster randomised controlled trial of the effectiveness of quality improvement collaboratives to introduce change in the NHS. Implementation Science, 17(1), pp. 1-16.
SHAH, A., et al, 2022. The mental health safety improvement programme: a national quality improvement collaborative to reduce restrictive practice in England. British Journal of Healthcare Management, 28(5), pp. 128-137.
STEPHENS, T.J., et al, 2022. What Influences the Effectiveness of Quality Improvement in Perioperative Care: Learning From Large Multicenter Studies in Emergency General Surgery? Anesthesia & Analgesia, 134(3), pp. 559-563.
WADDELL, G., 2022. Making quality improvement data more accessible and understandable: Analyst, designer, and storyteller. Paediatric anaesthesia,
WATSON, A., et al, 2022. A human factors approach to quality improvement in oxygen prescribing. Clinical Medicine, 22(2), pp. 153-159.
WILSON, S., 2022. Developing an analytical framework to identify early warnings of serious problems with the quality and safety of care. International Journal of Health Governance, 27(2), pp. 208-216.
BARNES, K.A., et al, 2022. How cost-effective is nutrition care delivered in primary healthcare settings? A systematic review of trial-based economic evaluations. Nutrition reviews, 80(6), pp. 1480-1496.
HU X., et al, 2022. Single-use plastic and COVID-19 in the NHS: Barriers and opportunities. Journal of Public Health Research, 11(1), pp. no pagination.
PERRY-DUXBURY, M., et al, 2022. The Relevance of Including Future Healthcare Costs in Cost-Effectiveness Threshold Calculations for the UK NHS. PharmacoEconomics, 40(2), pp. 233-239.
SINGH, S., et al, 2022. Is comprehensive geriatric assessment hospital at home a cost-effective alternative to hospital admission for older people?. Age & Ageing, 51(1), pp. 01 06.
WILLIAMS, S.J. and BEST, S., 2022. What Does a Systems Approach to Quality Improvement Look Like in Practice?. International Journal of Environmental Research & Public Health [Electronic Resource], 19(2), pp. 01 10.
Service Design, Evaluation and Improvement
CLUBBS COLDRON, B.. MACRURY, S.. COATES,V..KHAMIS, A., 2022. Redefining avoidable and inappropriate admissions. Public health, 202, pp. 66-73.
GONÇALVES-BRADLEY, D., et al, 2022. Discharge planning from hospital. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, (2),
LAHIRI, K., et al, 2022. Unprecedented times in the emergency department: are "board rounds" and leadership the missing links to improve patient flow? Leadership in Health Services (1751-1879), 35(1), pp. 74-90.
LI, D., et al, 2022. Improving paediatric flow in an UK Paediatric Assessment Unit. BMJ Open Quality, 11(1), pp. 01.
MORRIS, S., et al, 2022. The virtual ear, nose and throat follow-up clinic: a 10-year quality improvement project. British Journal of Healthcare Management, 28(1), pp. 16-20.
MUGHAL, Z., et al, 2022. Senior triaging of ENT emergency clinic referrals alleviates pressures on the outpatient department. Annals of the Royal College of Surgeons of England, 104(2), pp. 117-120.
POPHAM, J., et al, 2022. Establishing peer support services for renal patients: a Welsh experience. Journal of Kidney Care, 7(3), pp. 128-135.
TAVABIE, S., et al, 2022. Seeking Excellence in End of Life Care (SEE Care): A Multi-Centered Acute Hospitals Service Evaluation. American Journal of Hospice & Palliative Medicine, 39(4), pp. 438-441.
TAYLOR, B., et al, 2022. Transformational Change in maternity services in England: a longitudinal qualitative study of a national transformation programme 'Early Adopter'. BMC Health Services Research, 22(1), pp. 1-17.
WILLIAMS C.J., et al, 2022. A retrospective audit of the timescales involved in the diagnosis and management of suspected Achilles tendon ruptures at a single National Health Service trust: A quality service improvement and redesign project. Ultrasound, 30(2), pp. 117-125.
Staff Roles, Skills, Effectiveness and Practice
BROWN, G.T.F., et al, 2022. Quality and efficacy of Multidisciplinary Team (MDT) quality assessment tools and discussion checklists: a systematic review. BMC Cancer, 22(1), pp. 286.
CLARK, M., et al, 2022. Cultivating compassion through compassion circles: learning from experience in mental health care in the NHS. Journal of Mental Health Training, Education & Practice, 17(1), pp. 73-86.
GOWDA S., et al, 2022. Tangible effects of the COVID-19 pandemic: A fall in dexterity amongst surgical trainees?. Scottish medical journal, 67(2), pp. 51-55.
HILL, A. and WILCOCK, M., 2022. Exploring pharmacist involvement in the discharge medicines reconciliation process and information transfer to primary care: an observational study. International Journal of Clinical Pharmacy, 44(1), pp. 27-33.
MA, E., et al, 2022. Innovative Staffing Solutions to Nursing Shortages in Acute Mental Health Inpatient Wards. Issues in Mental Health Nursing, 43(2), pp. 103-110.
MCKEOWN, D. and BYRNES, K., 2022. Trialling a volunteer workforce to provide psychosocial care to hospital inpatients: a plan-do-study-act project. British Journal of Healthcare Management, 28(4), pp. 1-7.
O'ROURKE, S.C.M., et al, 2022. Trauma radiology teaching for foundation doctors working within the Scottish Trauma Network improves radiology requests and patient safety: a multidepartmental quality improvement project. Postgraduate medical journal,
POTTHOFF, S., et al, 2022. Changing healthcare professionals' non-reflective processes to improve the quality of care. Social science & medicine, 298, pp. 114840.
PRUDENZI, A., et al, 2022. Wellbeing, burnout, and safe practice among healthcare professionals: predictive influences of mindfulness, values, and self-compassion. Psychology, Health & Medicine, 27(5), pp. 1130-1143.
STANWORTH, S.J., et al, 2022. Effectiveness of Enhanced Performance Feedback on Appropriate Use of Blood Transfusions: A Comparison of 2 Cluster Randomized Trials. JAMA Network Open, 5(2), pp. e220364.
WEST, T.H.R., et al, 2022. The relationship between leader support, staff influence over decision making, work pressure and patient satisfaction: a cross-sectional analysis of NHS datasets in England. BMJ Open, 12(2), pp. e052778.
BRYCE, M., ET AL, 2022. The concept of seriousness in fitness to practise cases. Nursing and Midwifery Council, General Dental Council.
OCKENDEN, D., 2022. Findings, conclusions and essential actions from the independent review of maternity services at the Shrewsbury and Telford Hosptial NHS Trust. Department of Health and Social Care.
SCOTTISH GOVERNMENT, 2022. Information governance review: executive summary. Scottish Government.
SCOTTISH GOVERNMENT, 2022. Unscheduled care – professional to professional decision support: guidance. Scottish Government.
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