Health and Social Care Delivery Research (HSDR)
Sheffield Evidence Synthesis Centre
A scoping and systematic review of primary care interventions to promote medicines optimisation and reduce overprescribing
We are currently undertaking a rapid scoping review of pharmacist-led primary care interventions for overprescribing delivered in the UK and in OECD countries with similar healthcare systems.
Further information to follow and available via the NIHR Funding and Awards website.
Implementation of interventions to improve discharge planning or increase smart discharge from hospitals to social care: a rapid review
We are currently undertaking a rapid review looking for and bringing together existing research on new initiatives on discharge planning. We are focusing on how best to implement these indicatives, namely their:
Metrics and indicators in primary care
We are currently undertaking a systematic review of metrics and indicators used in quality improvement and organisational development in primary care and general practice. The review will answer the following questions:
Which metrics and indicators have been used to quantify service improvements in general practice and primary care, and how do these map to the different domains of NHS England’s General Practice Improvement Programme (GPIP)?
Which quality improvement or organisational development interventions/initiatives have been delivered in general practice and primary care in the UK to address these improvement domains?