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Conference 2012

Improving Quality in Healthcare: Translating Evidence into Practice

7 November 2012, John McIntyre Conference Centre, Edinburgh EDINBURGH-SKYLINE

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Professor Richard Baker, University of Leicester Researcher, Practitioner & Patient Partnership to Improve Care: the CLAHRCs
Dr Martin Burton, UK Cochrane Centre Cochrane Systematic Reviews High Quality Evidence Syntheses
Professor Martin Eccles, Newcastle University Implementation Science – a Pesonal Reflection and Thoughts of the Future
Miss Nicole Elliott, National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence Developing NICE Clinical Guidelines with an Eye on the Audience
Professor Robbie Foy, University of Leeds Implementation Research in Primary Care: What’s so special about being general?
Professor Jeremy Grimshaw, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute Challenges of Knowledge Translation
Professor Susan Michie, University College London Understanding and Improving KT Interventions: Behaviour change techniques
Ms Val Moore, National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence NICE Strategies to Support the Implementation of Guidelines
Professor Craig Ramsay, University of Aberdeen Evaluating Infection Control Teams in Dental Primary Care: Translating ‘can’t’ into ‘can’
Dr Karen Ritchie, Healthcare Improvement Scotland Healthcare Improvement Scotland: A Knowledge Broker Organisation for NHSScotland
Dr Douglas Stirling, NHS Education for Scotland Developing Guidance with Knowledge Translation in MInd
Dr Ann Wales, NHS Education for Scotland Getting Knowledge into Action for Healthcare Quality: National Strategic Review and Implementation in NHSScotland
Professor Michel Wensing, Radboud University, Nijmegen Medical Centre Impact of Implementation Science in Healthcare: An exploration


Andrea Baker NHS Education for Scotland Improving the patient experience in remote and rural Scotland: Travels of the mobile skills unit
Heather Cassie University of Dundee Improving quality in healthcare: A case study in dental primary care
Moira Cruickshank Health Services Research Unit, University of Aberdeen Systematic review of the diagnostic accuracy of magnetic resonance spectroscopy and enhanced magnetic resonance imaging techniques in aiding the localisation of prostate abnormalities for biopsy
Paula Elouafkaoui University of Dundee / NHS Education for Scotland Oral Health Assessment and Review (OHAR): Implementing a Risk Based Approach to Oral Health Care
Karen Emslie NHS Highland Periodontal Health and Smoking Cessation
Deepa Jahagirdar Healthcare Improvement Scotland Patient reported outcome measures for people with low literacy skills and/or learning disabilities: a case study in knowledge transfer from academia to the NHS
Sarah Jones Royal College of Physicians Identifying organisational barriers and enablers for implementing NICE public health guidance for the workplace in NHS Trusts in England
Niina Kolehmainen Health Services Research Unit, University of Aberdeen Implementation research in allied health care: the ‘Good Goals’ programme
Michal Meszka NHS Orkney An Audit to Address the Problem of Inappropriate New Patient Referrals for Orthodontics in the Northern Isles
Daniela Rae NHS Grampian Guidelines for Oral Health Care of Individuals with Huntingdon’s Disease
Karen Ritchie Healthcare Improvement Scotland Making it CLEAR: the NHS Scotland clinical enquiry and response service
Anna Templeton University of Dundee Patient, organization, and system level influences on the prevention and management of caries
Steve Turner University of Dundee Benefits and risks of direct access to treatment by dental care professionals: A rapid evidence review
Linda Young NHS Education for Scotland A Standardised Framework for Knowledge Translation Linked To A National Guidance Initiative