Topic: Context

  • An electronic decision support-based complex intervention to improve management of cardiovascular risk in primary health care: a cluster randomised trial (INTEGRATE)

    Type of resource:
    Science Expertise: Beginner Resource category: Practice
    Topics: Context Practice examples
    The aim of this study was to determine whether a multifaceted primary health care intervention better controlled cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk factors in patients with high risk of CVD than usual care. The study concluded that the INTEGRATE intervention was not broadly implemented and did not improve CVD risk management in participating Australian general practices. ... Read more
  • What Can Implementation Science Do for You? Key Success Stories from the Field

    Type of resource:
    Science Expertise: Beginner Resource category: Practice
    Topics: Context Practice examples
    This paper describes implementation science success stories involving health interventions, programs, guidelines and policies, where the role of implementation science made a substantial, replicated, and sustained health impact across broad population groups. 
  • Developing implementation research capacity: longitudinal evaluation of the King’s College London Implementation Science Masterclass, 2014–2019

    Type of resource:
    Science Expertise: Beginner Resource category: Science
    Topics: Context Evaluation
    This paper describes the Implementation Science Masterclass developed and delivered by King’s College London and an International faculty of implementation experts. The paper provides delegates’ quantitative and qualitative evaluations (gathered through a survey at the end of the Masterclass) and faculty reflections over the period it has been running (2014–2019).
  • Building capacity in dissemination and implementation science: a systematic review of the academic literature on teaching and training initiatives

    Type of resource:
    Science Expertise: Beginner Resource category: Science
    Topics: Context Mentoring
    This systematic review by Dr Rachel Davis (King’s College London) and Dr Danielle D’Lima (University College London) provides a global view of dissemination and implementation capacity-building initiatives and discusses the development and future of such capacity-building initiatives.
  • The COVID-19 Critical Intelligence Unit in New South Wales

    Type of resource: Video
    Science Expertise: Beginner Resource category: Practice
    Topics: Context Implementation strategies Practice examples
    As part of New South Wales’ response to COVID-19, the Agency for Clinical Innovation (ACI) established a critical intelligence unit (CIU) to keep abreast of new developments and aid health care leadership in decision-making. The CIU was a new organisational entity which brought together clinical, analytic, research, organisational and policy experts to provide timely and ... Read more
  • Politics, Post-Truth Science and COVID-19

    Type of resource: Video
    Science Expertise: Beginner Resource category: Practice
    Topics: Barriers and facilitators Context Qualitative research Research translation
    Masks, schools, contact-tracing, quarantine, ventilation, vaccines. Policymakers said they were “following the science” – but the science was contested, sometimes aggressively and even violently. Research progressed at unprecedented pace and scale; too little knowledge quickly became too much. A few questions were resolved, but many were not. “Facts” were not merely value-laden; time after time ... Read more