HiSLAC’s Case Note Review protocol has been published in BMJ Open.
A Two-Epoch Cross-Sectional Case Record Review Protocol Comparing Quality Of Care Of Hospital Emergency Admissions At Weekends Versus Weekdays sets out the latest component of the five-year HiSLAC project.
The second round of HiSLAC’s ethnography sub-study has now started.
Based at the University of Leicester, the ethnographers are conducting a qualitative study to find out more about how hospitals organise systems for weekend care. Insights from initial visits and interviews at 20 case study sites are shaping the second round of work.
We are offering consultants and senior registrars in adult acute medical specialities the exciting opportunity to participate in the HiSLAC project as expert case record reviewers. Seventy-five reviewers have already signed up and there are now just five spaces left.
We welcome Kam Gareja to the team - our newly appointed Research Associate. His role will focus on managing the case record review and he'll be the main point of contact for reviewers.
East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust has been named as the organisation with the highest response rate to this year’s HiSLAC survey.
We are offering consultants and senior registrars in adult acute medical specialities the opportunity to participate in the HiSLAC project as expert case record reviewers.
There’s just over one week to go until the closing date for the penultimate HiSLAC Point Prevalence Survey.
The protocol for HiSLAC’s ethnographic study has been published in BMJ Open.
HiSLAC Chief Investigator, Julian Bion gave the prestigious George Whitfield Lecture to the West Midlands Physicians Association (WMPA) this week.
HiSLAC’s Chief Investigator, Professor Julion Bion appears in The Guardian today to respond to a letter calling for the Prime Minister to hold an inquiry into the evidence of a ‘weekend effect’. Here’s his response in full.
The third annual HiSLAC point prevalence survey closed this month with 13,647 responses.
Today, all consultants and associate specialists will be asked to complete the third annual HiSLAC survey - a short anonymised questionnaire to contribute to a nationwide ‘snapshot’ of specialist intensity and 7-day services.
The protocol for HiSLAC’s systematic review of seven day services literature has been published in the Systematic Reviews Journal.
HiSLAC’s Communications Fellow, Louise Rowan has published an article on using communications techniques and technologies to maximise the impact of healthcare research.
An updated ‘Meet the Ethnographers’ page has now been added to the HiSLAC website.