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Using the Star approach to commissioning health care services

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31 May 2013

An overview of Star (socio-technical allocation of resources) - a new approach to priority setting, to help commissioners and those planning services to allocate their health resources to benefit pati...

Webinar: The benefits and challenges of evaluating improvements

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12 March 2013

In this webinar, Dr Laura Leviton addresses the concept of ‘evaluability assessment’, a useful exploratory stage to determine whether an initiative is mature enough to be evaluated. Professor Nick Bar...

Pre-pregnancy care in diabetes - Derby

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7 March 2013

In this video, patients and staff who took part in a project to improve pre-pregnancy care for women with diabetes talk about their experiences of and benefits from the work.

Nick Barber discusses the importance of improvement science

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3 May 2013

Nick Barber talks about the nature of improvement science, challenges of engaging the research community and what the future holds for the discipline.

Slideshow: What we know about how to improve quality and safety in hospitals

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7 February 2013

Professor Mary Dixon-Woods looks at improving the quality and safety of care in hospitals, and suggests that we need to take a three-pronged approach: ensuring we are collecting the right data and int...

Webinar: Where in the world is improvement science?

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17 October 2012

Professors Ross Baker and Naomi Fulop present the results of their wide-ranging scan of research centres based in academic and healthcare institutions. While most are in Europe and North America – our...

Shared decision making

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28 September 2012

Our MAGIC (making good decisions in collaboration) programme is testing an approach to embedding shared decision making in everyday practice. This video looks at the work the Newcastle upon Tyne NHS F...

The story of Flow, Cost, Quality in Sheffield

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14 September 2012

This video shows how a multidisciplinary team have adopted a 'big room' approach to address the relationship between patient flow, cost and the quality of care within Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS ...

Making change across organisations

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14 September 2012

This video shows how staff from Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust have combined data and patient stories from across the patient pathway – putting the patient at the centre of services...

Radical changes to geriatric outpatient care

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14 September 2012

In this video, staff from Sheffield describe how small 'tests of change' have helped to build the case for changes that led to improved geriatric outpatient care.

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