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Applying the triple bottom line of sustainability to healthcare research—a feasibility study
The triple bottom line (TBL) of sustainability is an important emerging conceptual framework which considers the combined economic, environmental and social impacts of an activity. Despite its clear relevance to the ...
Social Scaffolding: Applying the Lessons of Contemporary Social Science to Health and Health Care
Using current societal dilemmas, this book explores how social factors and social identity influence our health and recovery from illness. It includes recent research to present practitioners, researchers, policymakers and ...
Building improvement capability in frontline staff: a UK perspective
This paper gives a narrative account of how the Oxford Healthcare Improvement Centre has embedded continuous quality improvement (CQI) across both mental health and community services in Oxford, UK. The aim of the centre ...
Systematic review of interventions to improve constant observation on adult inpatient psychiatric wards
Constant observation is frequently conducted on inpatient psychiatric units to manage patients at risk of harming themselves or others. Despite its widespread use, there is little evidence of the efficacy of the practice ...