Strategy and Transformation- January 2016

Welcome to the January 2016 Update. This will be produced every month and lists the most recent literature in the field. Full text links are provided where available please login to Athens to access the Full text. If you do not have an NHS Open Athens account please register at

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Key Reports

BMA: End-of-life care and physician-assisted dying - BMA [14/01/2016].

Available: Full Text   [1/15/2016].



Available: Full Text [14 January 2016].


ALZHEIMER'S SOCIETY. Fix dementia care: hospitals.                   

Available: Full Text [January 2016].


How a universal health system reduces health inequalities: Researchers develop healthcare equity indicators to help NHS managers reduce preventable A&E admissions [Homepage of Centre of Health Economics, University of York], [Online].

Available: Full Text [18 January 2016].


International Profiles of Health Care Systems, 2015 - The Commonwealth Fund [Homepage of The Commonwealth Fund], [Online].

Available: Full Text [1/27/2016].


Making Every Contact Count (MECC): practical resources

From: Public Health England First published: 26 January 2016

Available: Full Text


KASTERIDIS P, MASON A, SANTOS R., , Higher quality dementia care (PDF , 356kb) 2016 Policy Briefing - Centre for Health Economics, The University of York [Homepage of Centre for Health Economics, The University of York], [Online].

Available: Full Text [1/29/2016].


General Management

Healthcare predictions 2016: finally getting bolder? - Thoughts from the Centre.

Available: Full Text [12/24/2015].


2016 Global health care outlook - Battling costs while improving care - Thoughts from the Centre.

Available: Full Text [1/25/2016].


Proposals for changing the system of midwifery supervision in the UK [Homepage of Department of Health], [Online].

Available: Full Text [22nd January 2016].


'Transformation fund' or deficit mop-up? Time for an honest conversation | The Nuffield Trust.

Available: Full Text [1/27/2016].


BIRCH, L., 2015. Strategies to implement the recommendations of the Francis report. British Journal of Healthcare Management, 21(12), pp. 558-563.

Available: Full Text


Behavioural insights in health care | The Health Foundation [Homepage of The Health Foundation], [Online].

Available: Full Text [1/28/2016].


MEMON, A.R. and KINDER, T., 2016. Changing management roles in the Scottish NHS: implications for management learning and development. Public Money & Management, 36(1), pp. 47-54.

Available: Full Text

DEVLIN, N., MULHERN, B. AND VAN HOUT, B. Valuing Health-Related Quality of Life: An EQ-5D-5L Value Set for England [Homepage of Office of Health Economics], [Online]. Available: Full Text [January 2016].

BLAIR SADLER, K.S. Leading in a crisis: the power of transparency | The Health Foundation.

Available: Full Text [1/29/2016].


The Spending Review: What does it mean for health and social care | The Health Foundation.

Available: Full Text [1/29/2016].


CHRIS PERRY, SYLVIE HOBDEN, LEANORA VOLPE: Behavioural insights in health care | The Health Foundation.

Available: Full Text [1/29/2016].


Accountability for Health (pages 675–678)

JOSHUA M. SHARFSTEIN Article first published online:

Available: Full Text [2/12/2015].


The challenge of compliance | Deloitte | Life Sciences and Health Care reports [Homepage of Deloitte], [Online].

Available: Full Text [1/29/2016].


Collaborative Overload

Rob Cross Reb Rebele Adam Grant

Available: Full Text [January/February 2016].


Place-based health: a position paper.

Evidence Summaries - Publisher: New Local Government Network.

Available: Full Text [16/12/2015]


NHS test beds and information-sharing: supporting the integration of new health care technology | The King's Fund.

Available: Full Text [1/29/2016].


Commission on the Future of Health and Social Care in England | The King's Fund. Available: Full Text [1/29/2016].

SORENSEN, M.L. and BURAU, V., 2016. Why we need to move beyond diagnosis-related groups and how we might do so. Journal of health services research & policy, 21(1), pp. 64-66.


Frail Elderly Care

Commission outlines key principles for revolutionising urgent care for older people - NHS Confederation.

Available: Full Text [1/29/2016].


Supporting healthy ageing and driving social regeneration are two sides of the same coin | Anne Bristow and John Brouder - NHS Confederation.

Available: Full Text [1/29/2016].

Acute Care Re-design

What evidence is there on the effectiveness of different models of delivering urgent care? A rapid review

NIHR Journals Library - Health Services and Delivery Research- 01 December 2015- Primary Research

Available: Full Text


The forward view into action: New care models: support for the vanguards

NHS England - 10 December 2015 - Medicines Current Awareness - Publisher: NHS England.

Available: Full Text


Baxter, Pamela, Hewko, Sarah, Pfaff, Kathryn., 2015

Leaders’ experiences and perceptions implementing activity-based funding and pay-for-performance hospital funding models: a systematic review.

Health Policy, 119(8), pp.1096-1110.

Available: Full Text


Seven Day Working


Seven-day NHS: a frontline perspective | The Nuffield Trust. Available: [1/29/2016].


NHS: ability to meet present and future demands

20 January 2016- Evidence Summaries- Publisher: House of Lords


Put a pathology review on your to-do list for 2016 | Dr Stuart Quin - NHS Confederation. Available: Full Text [1/29/2016].


DNAR and Consent

Cardiopulmonary resuscitation: helping you make decisions

British Medical Association - BMA- 25 November 2015- Policy and Service Development.

Available: Full Text


Quality, Innovation, Productivity and Prevention [QIPP]

STINNETT-DONNELLY, J.M., STEVENS, P.G. and HOOD, V.L., 2015. Developing a high value care programme from the bottom up: a programme of faculty-resident improvement projects targeting harmful or unnecessary care. BMJ Quality & Safety. 23 December 2015 Available: Full Text

WILSON, P.M., BOADEN, R. and HARVEY, G., 2015. Plans to accelerate innovation in health systems are less than IDEAL. BMJ Quality & Safety.

Available: Full Text


REED, J.E. and CARD, A.J., 2015. The problem with Plan-Do-Study-Act cycles. BMJ Quality & Safety.

Available: Full Text


COSIMA GRETTON AND MATTHEW HONEYMAN. The digital revolution: eight technologies that will change health and care | The King's Fund.

Available: Full Text  [1/5/2016].


Reducing missed hospital appointments using text messages - Publications - GOV.UK [Homepage of Department of Health], [Online].

Available: Full Text [1/5/2016].


ALI, E.E., CHEW, L. and YAP, K.Y., 2016. Evolution and current status of mhealth research: a systematic review. BMJ Innovations

Available: Full Text


Guide to quality improvement methods - HQIP.

Available: Full Text [1/25/2016].


Health service embracing innovation as NHS England announces major trials to improve patient care [Homepage of NHS England], [Online].

Available: Full Text [22 January 2016].

TIBREWAL, S.B., 2015. Quality and value in the NHS hospital: challenges and evolving solutions. British Journal of Healthcare Management, 21(12), pp. 564-570.

PENDHARKAR, S.R., WOICESHYN, J., DA SILVEIRA, G.J.C., BISCHAK, D., FLEMONS, W., MCALISTER, F. and GHALI, W.A., 2016. What happens when healthcare innovations collide? BMJ Quality & Safety, 25(1), pp. 9-13.

Available: Full Text


PRAVEEN, T.R., COLIN, J.R., NIXON, C., JAMES, E.E. and BROWN, S., 2016. Factors influencing change in clinical practice: A qualitative evaluation of the implementation of the quality improvement in colonoscopy study. International J Health Care QA, 29(1), pp. 5-15.

Available: Full Text

TAYLOR, L. and BIRCH-JONES, J., 2016. Implementing a technology enabled care service. British Journal of Healthcare Management, 22(1), pp. 23-33.

Consensus on quality | The Health Foundation [Homepage of The Health Foundation], [Online].

Available: Full Text [1/29/2016].



How Effective Are Incident-Reporting Systems for Improving Patient Safety? A Systematic Literature Review (pages 826–866)

Article first published online: [2/12/2015].

LTBEx – a new model for management of TB incidents in metropolitan areas | NICE. Available: Full Text [1/29/2016].

NAYAR, P., OJHA, D., FETRICK, A. and ANH, T.N., 2016. Applying Lean Six Sigma to improve medication managementnull. International J Health Care QA, 29(1), pp. 16-23. Available: Full Text.
















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