Findings from research on how surgeons interact are being used to improve surgical training, and implemented In 'Training the trainers' surgical courses.
All impact case studies (healthcare)
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Datasets from the ESRC-funded UK Data Service were used in a policy model which underpinned the Scottish Bill on minimum pricing of alcohol.
A self-help training programme for insomnia sufferers, developed by researchers, has been adopted and rolled out by NHS across the UK.
Government used ESRC-funded research to inform its policies when increasing competition in the NHS.
A new tool assessing the quality of team-related behaviours of the core members of an operating theatre team has been mandated for national use by the National Patient Safety Agency and implemented in several other countries.
A Knowledge Transfer Partnership enabled the charity Breast Cancer Care to plan services for groups of people with breast cancer who have traditionally been under-served.
Research using geographic information systems and geodemographics helped Camden Primary Care Trust target health campaigns, leading to significant savings.
A KTP Partnership based at Plymouth Hospitals NHS Trust established training practices for junior doctors and spearheaded the local Medical Workforce Skills Mix Analysis group - leading to a successful bid for £106k from the Strategic Change Fund.
More efficient scheduling led to estimated cost savings of over £400,000 a year at the Manchester Royal Infirmary by enabling 700 extra operations to be performed each year, reducing cancellations and over-runs.