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dc.contributor.authorTieman, Jennifer
dc.contributor.authorRawlings, Deb
dc.contributor.authorTaylor, Janet
dc.contributor.authorAdams, Amanda M
dc.contributor.authorMills, S
dc.contributor.authorVas, H
dc.contributor.authorBanfield, M
dc.date.accessioned2015-06-15T01:01:25Z
dc.date.available2015-06-15T01:01:25Z
dc.date.issued2014
dc.identifier.citationTieman J, Rawlings D, Taylor J, Adams A, Mills S, Vaz H, Banfield M. Supporting service change in palliative care: a framework approach. Int J Palliat Nurs. 2014 Jul;20(7):349-56.en
dc.identifier.issn1357-6321
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/2328/35391
dc.descriptionCopyright 2014 Mark Allen Healthcare. editorially accepted manuscript version of the paper reproduced here with permission from the publisher.en
dc.description.abstractBackground Palliative care services are increasingly identifying areas for improvement, then trying to create appropriate changes in response. Nurses in particular are often expected to take leading roles in Quality Improvement (QI) but are not necessarily trained or supported in these processes. Methods. A framework approach to change was developed to guide services through a change cycle, and delivered via workshops by representatives of three national projects in Australia. Participants were predominantly nurses (80%) with the majority over the age of 50 (62.4%). The workshops and the framework were positively evaluated with participants feeling confident in a number of QI related activities following workshop training. Discussion. Recognising and addressing problems in clinical practice and service delivery is an important way for nurses to ensure quality care for patients, however, they need support in developing the skills and knowledge that are essential to successful QI activities.en
dc.language.isoen
dc.publisherMark Allen Healthcareen
dc.rights© 2014 MA Healthcare Ltden
dc.titleSupporting service change in palliative care: a framework approachen
dc.typeArticleen
dc.identifier.doihttps://doi.org/10.12968/ijpn.2014.20.7.349en
dc.rights.holderMA Healthcare Ltden


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