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Work and Organisation

The NHS modernisation agenda is revolutionising work roles and organisation. There is a need to address the consequences of these developments and deepen understanding of service delivery challenges. Activity centres on the implications of evolving nursing roles for healthcare delivery; managing organisational, agency and professional interfaces and the effects of work organisation on patient safety, service quality and occupational health.

Retention, Recruitment and Occupational Health

Nursing Roles

Managing Interfaces

Patient Safety

  • Evaluation of the NPSA guidance designed to improve medication safety: A baseline study of the management of anticoagulent medication.
  • Evaluation of The Health Foundation's Safer Patient Network
  • Evaluation of the uptake of advice, directives and guidelines to the NHS concerning patient safety by the safety alert broadcast system (SABS)
  • Review of the outputs of the NPSA's Safer Medication Team