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Past research

Medical education and training

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A longitudinal study of the WCLT Fellowship Programme

We are evaluating the longer term impact of the Wales Clinical Leadership Fellowship programme on the careers of past Fellows.

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A scoping study for an extension of the EdSA for Named Clinical Supervisors in Wales

Building on our previous study of the Wales's Deanery's Educational Supervision Agreement we are scoping a similar agreement for Named Clinical Supervisors.

Developing Med Ed Credential Mindmap

Developing the medical education credential

In collaboration with AOME and the Wales Deanery we are contributing to the development of a credential in Medical Education.

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Educational Supervision Agreement Evaluation Project (EdSA)

An evaluation of the roll-out of the Wales Deanery Educational Supervision Agreement.

Broad-Based Training

An evaluation of the two year Broad-Based Training programme in England.

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Evaluation of moving to a Virtual ARCP system

With the Wales Deanery phasing in virtual ARCP for some trainees we are seeking to better understand resistance to a virtual ARCP system.

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Evaluation of WCLT Fellowship 4th Cohort

An evaluation of the 2016-17 cohort of fellows’ perceptions of the Wales Clinical Leadership Fellowship programme.

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Foundation doctors use of mobile technology in the workplace - Phase 2 2009 - 2011

An evaluation of foundation doctors using mobile technology in the workplace 2009 - 2011.

Female doctor leading group discussion with peers

Healthcare Professions Educators: development of a consensus statement on shared values and areas of educational activity

This project aims to identify and affirm the essential values and principles that are shared by educators of healthcare professionals alongside recognising shared areas of educational activity.

iDoc Project Evaluation

An evaluation of use of a mobile app by Foundation trainees in Wales.

Stressed Surgeon

MedTRiM: An evaluation of a training programme to enhance doctors’ resilience

A formative evaluation of MedTRiM, a trauma risk management course for doctors.

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Trainee perceptions of the value of clinical placements

A systematic review of trainee perceptions as to what makes a good clinical placement.

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Quality Improvement Skills Training

An evaluation of the Quality Improvement Skills Training (QiST) in Wales

Female doctor

Wales Clinical Leadership Fellowship Programme evaluation

Our study evaluates the Wales Clinical leadership fellowship.

Dental education and training

An Evaluation of the Foundation Training Scheme for Dental Therapists

CUREMeDE's evaluation of the dental foundation training scheme.

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Antimicrobial prescribing for Dentists

Addressing the inappropriate or inaccurate prescribing of antimicrobials in general dental practices in Wales.

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CPD learning needs

A study to inform the Wales Deanery’s Continuing Professional Education provision for General Dental Practitioners (GDPs) and to attract current non-attenders.

Dental tools

Dental Core Trainees: Career Motivations, Preferences and Perceptions of Training

This study aims to look at the motivations and preferences of those undertaking the Dental Core Trainee programme.

Dental Nurses views on CPD in Wales

A look at the views of Dental Nurses regarding CPD and registration in Wales to identify perceived barriers that may impact on participation and engagement.

Development of the Maturity Matrix Dentistry: A practice-development tool for general dental teams

A look at adapting the self-evaluation practice development tool (The Maturity Matrix) for dentistry.

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iDent: Evaluation of Medhand mobile libraries app

Our ongoing evaluation of the Medhand mobile app will examine how its e-textbooks supported Dental Trainees.

Dentist and assistant with a patient

Harmonization and standardization of European dental schools' programs of continuing professional development for graduate dentists

A project that aimed to identify and agree essential CPD requirements of an EU graduate dentist and provide guidelines for the management and delivery of high quality CPD by European dental schools.

Professionalism in dentistry and preparedness for practice

A two-part study examining the boundaries of professional behaviour for dental professionals.

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Skill-mix in Dentistry in Wales

This study aimed to examine the use of extended duties for DCPs within general dental practices in Wales.

Pharmacy education and training

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An Evaluation of the e-portfolio pilot for pre-registration pharmacists in Wales

A formative evaluation of WCPPE's e-portfolio pilot for pre-registration pharmacists in Wales.

Pharmacist and prescription

Enhancing skill-mix in community pharmacies: understanding barriers and proposing solutions

Our study is looking to enhance the skill-mix in community pharmacies and improve service.

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Evaluation of new multi-professional collaborative programmes

An evaluation of a new Wales Deanery multi-professional collaboration that brings together practitioners from dentistry, general practice and pharmacy

Pharmacist and patient

Helping GP practice-based pharmacists to implement their improvement skills

A summary of our Health Foundation project looking at how communities of practice support practice-based pharmacists.

Optometry education and training

Optometry tools

The All-Wales Case-based discussion initiative in Optometry: An evaluation

Case-based discussion supporting learning and practice in optometry.

Knowledge mobilisation

Knowledge and Innovation Transfer

An exploration into the role of knowledge transfer agents within NHS organisatons

Knowledge Transfer and Mobilisation: the Wales scoping study

A scoping study to find out how research is used to improve healthcare practice in Wales.

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Evaluation of new multi-professional collaborative programmes

An evaluation of a new Wales Deanery multi-professional collaboration that brings together practitioners from dentistry, general practice and pharmacy

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Views on Cardiff University e-resources

Gathering views on the value and quality of the Cardiff University e-resources accessed by trainees.

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Problem-based small group learning

This study looks at the strengths and areas of development for Health Education and Improvement Wales' new problem-based small group learning initiative.