Health Services and Delivery Research (HS&DR)

Sheffield Evidence Synthesis Centre

Outputs

Publications

Access to social care

Booth, A, Hock, E, Preston, L and Uttley, L (2021) Diversity and inequalities of access in social care – Social care access for BAME/LGBT populations. Southampton (UK): NIHR Journals Library.

Distance to emergency care

Chambers, D, Cantrell, A, Baxter, S and Turner, J (2020) 'Effects of service changes affecting distance/time to access urgent and emergency care facilities on patient outcomes: A systematic review', BMC Medicine, 18, p. 117.

Reducing avoidable hospital admissions

Chambers, D, Cantrell, A and Booth, A (2020) Implementation of interventions to reduce preventable hospital admissions for cardiovascular or respiratory conditions: An evidence map and realist synthesis. Southampton (UK): NIHR Journals Library.

Digital health

Chambers, D, Cantrell, A J, Johnson, M, Preston, L, Baxter, S K, Booth, A and Turner, J (2019) 'Digital and online symptom checkers and health assessment/triage services for urgent health problems: Systematic review', BMJ Open, 9(8).

Congenital heart disease

Turner, J, Preston, L, Booth, A, O'Keeffe, C, Campbell, F, Jesurasa, A, Cooper K and Goyder, E (2014) What evidence is there for a relationship between organisational features and patient outcomes in congenital heart disease services? A rapid review. Southampton (UK): NIHR Journals Library.

Preston, L, Turner, J, Booth, A, O'Keeffe, C, Campbell, F, Jesurasa, A, Cooper K and Goyder E (2015) 'Is there a relationship between surgical case volume and mortality in congenital heart disease services? A rapid evidence review', BMJ Open, 5(12).

Group clinics

Booth, A, Cantrell, A, Preston, L, Chambers, D and Goyder, E (2015) What is the evidence for the effectiveness, appropriateness and feasibility of group clinics for patients with chronic conditions? A systematic review. Southampton (UK): NIHR Journals Library.

Urgent care

Coster, J E, Turner, J K, Bradbury, D and Cantrell, A (2017) 'Why do people choose emergency and urgent care services? A rapid review utilising a systematic literature search and narrative synthesis', Academic Emergency Medicine, 24(9).

Turner, J, Coster, J, Chambers, D, Cantrell, A, Phung, V H, Knowles, E, Bradbury, D and Goyder, E (2015) What evidence is there on the effectiveness of different models of delivering urgent care? A rapid review. Southampton (UK): NIHR Journals Library.

Diagnostic services

Chambers, D, Booth, A, Baxter, S K, Johnson, M, Dickinson, K C and Goyder E C (2016) Evidence for models of diagnostic service provision in the community: Literature mapping exercise and focused rapid reviews. Southampton (UK): NIHR Journals Library.

Contact tracing

Baxter, S, Goyder, E, Chambers, D, Johnson, M, Preston, L and Booth, A (2017) Interventions to improve contact tracing for tuberculosis in specific groups and in wider populations: An evidence synthesis. Southampton (UK): NIHR Journals Library.

Care of older people

Turner, J, Coster, J, Chambers, D, Cantrell, A, Phung, V H, Knowles, E, Bradbury, D and Goyder, E (2015) What evidence is there on the effectiveness of different models of delivering urgent care? A rapid review. Southampton (UK): NIHR Journals Library.

Lessons learnt

Chambers, D, Booth, A, Rodgers, M, Preston, L, Dalton, J, Goyder, E, Thomas, S, Parker, G, Street, A and Eastwood, A (2019) 'Evidence to support delivery of effective health services: a responsive programme of rapid evidence synthesis', Evidence & Policy.

Chambers, D, Booth, A, Rodgers, M, Preston, L, Baxter, S, Dalton, J, Thomas, S, Johnson, M, Goyder, E, Parker, G, Street, A and Eastwood, A (2017) NIHR HS&DR evidence synthesis centres: Achievements and learning from the first three-year programme, 2014–2017. Southampton (UK): NIHR Journals Library.

Conference presentations

2022

HSRUK Conference, Sheffield, July
Poster/short presentation

School of Health and Related Research (ScHARR), the University of Sheffield. Diagnostic ultrasound services in primary care or community settings: an updated systematic review and citation analysis.

Duncan Chambers, Andrew Booth, Susan Baxter, Elizabeth C Goyder.

HSR 2022 poster

Community-based care video


2021


HSRUK Conference, July

Presentation

School of Health and Related Research (ScHARR), the University of Sheffield. Supporting evidence-based decision-making in health services research: experience from two responsive evidence synthesis programmes.

Duncan Chambers, Anna Cantrell, Andrew Booth

Presentation

Abstract

2020

HSRUK Conference, online, July
Poster/short presentation

School of Health and Related Research (ScHARR), the University of Sheffield. Joining up health and social care policy: Implications for evidence identification from a rapid review of safeguarding.

Anna Cantrell, Andrew Booth, Duncan Chambers.

Changing system levers video

HSRUK Conference, online, July
Poster/short presentation

School of Health and Related Research (ScHARR), the University of Sheffield. The importance of diverse search methods for a rapid review of evidence on the distance to emergency care facilities.

Anna Cantrell, Andrew Booth, Duncan Chambers.

Methodological insights video

2019

HPPN Conference, Oxford, September
Presentation

Alexa, should I see a doctor? Policy implications of a systematic review of digital and online symptom checkers.

Duncan Chambers, Liddy Goyder, Anna Cantrell, Louise Preston, Susan K Baxter, Andrew Booth, Janette Turner.

HPPN presentation slides (PDF, 384KB)

HSRUK Conference, Manchester, July
Workshop

Public involvement in evidence synthesis of health services research: Experience of the Sheffield HS&DR Evidence Synthesis Centre.

Duncan Chambers, Susan Baxter, Louise Preston, Anna Cantrell, Maxine Johnson, Elizabeth Goyder, Andrew Booth.

HSRUK 2019 presentation slides (PDF, 282KB)

2018

HSRUK Conference, Nottingham, July
Poster presentation

Interventions to reduce preventable hospital admissions for cardiovascular and respiratory conditions: UK data from a systematic mapping review.

Duncan Chambers, Anna Cantrell, Andrew Booth, Elizabeth C Goyder, ScHARR, the University of Sheffield.

HSRUK 2018 poster avoidable admissions (PDF, 319KB)

2017

Society for Social Medicine, Manchester, September
Workshop

Reviewing evidence to support decision-making on changes in service delivery and organisation: Practical approaches and challenges.

Elizabeth Goyder and Duncan Chambers (Sheffield) Alison Eastwood and Mark Rogers (York).

Presentation SSM workshop 2017 (PDF, 526KB)

HSRUK Symposium, Nottingham, July
Workshop

Responding to the Health Services and Delivery agenda: Lessons learnt.

Andrew Booth, Mark Rodgers (York) and Duncan Chambers.

Presentation HSRUK workshop 2017 (PDF, 588KB)

2016

Society for Social Medicine, York, September
Poster presentation

Limitations of internet searching for understanding the commissioning and delivery of health services: Findings from a systematic review of diagnostic ultrasound services.

Duncan Chambers, Andrew Booth, Susan K Baxter, Maxine Johnson, Elizabeth Goyder.

SSM 2016 poster (PDF, 227KB)

Rapid and responsive evidence synthesis
Workshop

Alison Eastwood (York), Elizabeth C Goyder, Mark Rogers (York) and Duncan Chambers.

SSM workshop 2016 (PDF, 1.1MB)

HSRUK Symposium, Nottingham, July
Poster presentations

Diagnostic ultrasound services in primary care and community settings: A rapid systematic review and evidence map.

Duncan Chambers, Andrew Booth, Susan K Baxter, Maxine Johnson, Elizabeth Goyder.

Poster 1 (PDF, 377KB)

Models of diagnostic service provision in the community: Limited evidence and its implications for health services.

Duncan Chambers, Andrew Booth, Susan K Baxter, Maxine Johnson, Elizabeth Goyder.

Poster 2 (PDF, 370KB)

European Emergency Medical Services Congress, Copenhagen
Poster presentation

Why do people access emergency and urgent care and how do they choose which service to access? A rapid evidence review.

Janette Turner, Joanne Coster, Daniel Bradbury.

EMS 2016 poster (PDF, 527KB)

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