This page gives you access to those audit and evaluation reports we have permission to publish, some of these projects we have supported and some we have not. These reports, however do not give a true picture of all the audit and evaluation activity in primary care across the BNSSG cluster that we are supporting and aware of. We are supporting a wide range of areas including:
- Community Matrons
- Teenage Pregnancy and Sexual Health
- Health Trainers
- End of Life Care
- Rapid Response
- Urgent Care
- Single Point of Access
- Referral Management
- Healthy Schools
- Maternity Services
- Alcohol and Substance Misuse
So if you do have a project and would like to find out more information about the support we can provide you, or if you would like us to put you in touch with people who have undertaken an audit or evaluation in your chosen topic area then please contact Sally Cottrell on email@example.com.
This work aims to evaluate the service currently offered and identify any areas for development.
To assess the evidence base and clinical efficacy of psychoeducational courses delivered in primary care.
Patient and Public Involvement (PPI)
The purpose of this study was to undertake a scoping exercise to identify experiences and share learning on current systems and practice relating to public involvement in health and social care research. The ultimate aim was to identify areas for potential coordination and collaboration between research active stakeholder organisations.
The 2009 GP Support Unit Questionnaire is the first survey to be sent out to 52 GP Practices in the Bristol and North Somerset. The survey was carried out in order to understand how the GP Practices view the service provided by the GP Support Unit.
This report presents the results of a patient satisfaction survey undertaken in August 2009 with patients from Bristol 'North' Community Health and South Gloucestershire CCG Community Heart Failure Service.
This report highlights the approach to capturing in depth comments and views from patients and service users from Bristol Community Health Sickle Cell and Thalassaemia Service.
Results of the patient satisfaction survey, using a questionnaire carried out in 2008, to gain constructive feed back from service users in order to improve wound care service provision.
Results of a Patient Satisfaction survey of CATs Assessment
This article describes the research behind the construction of a multidisciplinary clinical protocol for the delivery of health information to patients. This was achieved using a mixed method evaluation—a self administered questionnaire was constructed following a process of literature review, consultation between multidisciplinary colleagues, and piloting.
This article provides the discussion concerning the construction of a multidisciplinary clinical protocol for the delivery of health information to patients.
Health and wellbeing
The report presents the evaluation findings of a pilot slimming referral scheme which ran in Weston-super-Mare, the area in North Somerset with the greatest health inequalities, Between April 2007 and March 2010. The aim was to increase weight loss in obese patients.
The report presents the findings of a study undertaken to find out more about how minor unintentional injuries happen. The study looked at the proportion of patients presenting, the demographics of those presenting, the common injuries and whether firework and bonfire injuries were reporting to Walk-in Centres.
The aim of the study was to build on existing knowledge and previous studies to improve the evidence base that will enable NHS Bristol to reduce injuries effectively and at the same time make cycling more enjoyable.
Development of an evidence-based protocol to standardise the delivery of footware information using patient feedback.
This was a pilot project to explore the outcomes of Arts Therapies (art, drama and music) with adult service users in Bristol, South Gloucestershire and North Somerset. The aim was to pilot an accessible method of evaluation with adult service users with Learning Difficulties.
Collin, J. et al (2009) Access to primary dental care in patients admitted to hospital with dental infection: A Clinical Audit. University Hopsitals Bristol, Division of Surgery, Head and Neck, Dental Services.
Most serious dental infections are preventable with regular dental care and The National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence recommends that adults have dental check-ups every three to 24 months. Even if a patient has no regular dentist, the Department of Health and NHS England recommend that everyone should be able to access NHS primary dental care and that urgent problems should be treated within 24-48 hours.
The aim of the study was to investigate the source of referrals for dental therapists working within a UDA based general dental practice located in the area covered by Bristol and Bath and North East Somerset (BANES) CCGs.
Out of area placements
The evaluation aim was to determine the experiences of the families concerned around the services provided to them by the Specialist Service for Children with Learning Disabilities (SSCLD) in Bristol before their child was placed out-of-area.
Training and support
Brook J (2010) Clinical supervision in a specialist community public health nursing team: a qualitative and quantitative study of how the educative, supportive and regenerative benefits can be maximised in a Clinical Commissioning Group setting. MSc dissertation, University of Bristol (APCRC Ref:2009.E035)
This study aimed to answer the following question: "How can the CCG implement clinical supervision amongst specialist community public health practitioners in order to increase the educative, supportive and regenerative benefits".