Other Projects

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Some of our other Research and Development Projects include:

  • Professional – Computer Interface:
    Research is being carried out to assess how computer applications can promote effective consulting. A second project is being carried out on how to develop an effective interface with cancer guidelines. This is a collaboration with University of Cambridge. Research is also being conducted into issues around Read Coding, why practices change computer systems, and into the introduction of nurse based near patient testing.
  • Abstracting of Key Journals for Primary Care:
    Sign-posts to the key messages within key Primary Care Journals are being abstracted, and stored in a fully searchable data-base.
    Funding: WHN (World Health Network)
  • Effect of feedback on data quality:
    Research projects are under way with DIN (Doctors Independent Network) and IMS (International Medical Statistics).
  • Community nurses’ access to and use of IT (click here):
    Please find the relevant publication as well as access to the questionnaires in DOC and PDF formats under this page.