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Publications and Reports

Michelle Beattie, Gavin Hookway, Michael Perera, Suzy Calder, Carolyn Hunter-Rowe, Hugo van Woerden

BMJ Open Quality                                Vol 7 - 3  Published 6 July, 2018

Describes use of Lean methods to decrease waiting time for Opiate Replacement Therapy. In the six months following the work, waiting time reduced by 63%, from 56 days to 21 days.  

Pam Nicoll, Sandra MacRury, Hugo van Woerden, Keith Smyth

Journal of Medical Internet Research   2018;20(4):e131

A review of the evidence for the use of Technology Enhanced Learning (TEL) programmes for education. 

Elaine Mead, Cameron Stark, Mamie Thompson

Management in Healthcare  2(2). 115-124    2017

Discusses the challenges of widespread implementation of quality improvement methods at scale. 

Michelle Beattie, Ashley Shepherd, William Lauder, Iain Atherton, Julie Cowie, Douglas Murphy

BMJ Open, 6:e010101. 2016

Describes the development and testing of a new patient feedback tool.

Brian James, Michelle Beattie, Ashley Shepherd, Lorraine Armstrong

Nurse Education in Practice, doi: 10.1016/j.nepr.2016.05.004.  2016

Summarises student nurses' experience of undertaking quality improvement work in practice. 

Michelle Beattie, Donald Murphy, Iain Atherton, William Lauder

Systematic Reviews, 4; 97. doi:10.1186/s13643-015-0089-0 2015

 

Systematic review of care quality indicators. 

Chiazor, Emmanuel Ifeanyi, Meirion Evans, Hugo van Woerden, Azuka C. Oparah "A systematic review of community pharmacists’ interventions in reducing major risk factors for cardiovascular disease." Value in Health Regional Issues 7 (2015): 9-21

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Stark C. Value Management Boards - Ward 7a

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During 2016 Raigmore hospital was involved in testing a new approach to value improvement

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Cameron Stark, Anne Gent, Linda Kirkland

BMJ Open Quality 2015;4:u201341.w1226. doi: 10.1136/bmjquality.u201341.w1226

Describes improvement work in a pre-operative assessment service, using Lean methods.