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A before-after study of multidisciplinary Out-of-Hours handover: combining management and frontline efforts to create sustainable improvement.

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Objective

The importance of implementation strategy in systems improvement is increasingly recognized and both ‘bottom-up’ and ‘top-down’ approaches have significant barriers. A trial of a combined approach involving frontline and managerial staff therefore seems merited. We attempted to improve handover using a Human Factors-based approach integrated with a combined ‘top and bottom’ implementation strategy.

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A before–after study was conducted across 9 month...

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Publication status:
Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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Publisher copy:
10.1093/intqhc/mzx002

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Pennell, C More by this author
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Department:
Oxford, MSD, Surgical Sciences
Boulton, B More by this author
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Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust More from this funder
Publisher:
Oxford University Press Publisher's website
Journal:
International journal for Quality in Health Care Journal website
Publication date:
2017-02-05
Acceptance date:
2017-01-16
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ISSN:
1464-3677 and 1353-4505
Pubs id:
pubs:687269
URN:
uri:eca280a5-2819-4a05-aff2-d41ca3294696
UUID:
uuid:eca280a5-2819-4a05-aff2-d41ca3294696
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pubs:687269

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