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Practice development: implementing a change of practice as a team

Covill, Carl and Hope, Angela (2012) Practice development: implementing a change of practice as a team. British Journal of Community Nursing, 17 (8). pp. 378-383. ISSN 1462-4753

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Abstract

Practice development (PD), as a framework for multiprofessional working, has immense potential, specifically within change management and the clinical governance agenda. It has been acknowledged as a vehicle for 'continuous improvement'. This article discusses PD through collaborative working using the example of a case study on change of practice in falls reduction within a localised community setting. The process is underpinned by a PD framework and facilitated by leaders of PD within a university setting. The article identifies that PD frameworks are conducive to developing leadership and management roles within a democratic process. The article discusses the potential for multiprofessional PD within the locality and further afield.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: R Medicine > RT Nursing
Schools: School of Human and Health Sciences
School of Human and Health Sciences > Centre for Health and Social Care Research
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Depositing User: Cherry Edmunds
Date Deposited: 09 Nov 2012 10:30
Last Modified: 24 Aug 2015 14:20
URI: http://eprints.hud.ac.uk/id/eprint/15990

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