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Different circumstances different outcomes

In my quest to better understand which aspects of the local environment influence the way complex interventions are delivered, I was alerted to a comprehensive realist review of human resource management interventions that were designed to improve health workers’ performance

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3 challenges to evidence-based practice

The evidence-based practice ‘movement’ is now at least 20 years old, and there is extensive debate about what are the next challenges. We have made significant progress in promoting and understanding the use of scientific research to understand many of

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The argument for change

We are all creatures of habit, and once we establish the most convenient or efficient way of doing something, most of us will repeat the same pattern without even thinking about it. This is an important survival strategy where complex

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Posted in change, using research