Journal of Clinical Effectiveness


Health Care Management / Healthcare

Table Of Contents: Volume 1 Issue 4

Implementing a national clinical effectiveness policy: developing relationships between purchasers and clinicians

Peter Littlejohns, Carol Dumelow, Sian Griffiths

The NHS Executive expects purchasers and providers to base their agreed patterns of care on evidence of clinical effectiveness. If this approach is to be successful it is…

The future of clinical audit: the outcomes of a consensus conference

Mark Exworthy, Andrea Steiner, Sue Barnard

Clinical Audit has reached a crucial point in its development. In this article, we report the results of a multi‐professional consensus conference held to consider the…

Evidence‐based medicine and rational rationing

David J. Hunter

There has been significant investment in NHS research and development aimed at strengthening the knowledge base of decision‐making. But evidence‐based health care is no…

Development and evaluation of a course for audit support staff in primary health care

Noelle Robertson, Hilary Hearnshaw, Richard Baker

Audit support staff comprise a new profession in the National Health Service. They have a key role in enhancing the work of audit groups in both primary and secondary…

NCCA audit database: now it's your turn

Mark Charny

The National Centre for Clinical Audit (NCCA) has worked with a wide range of practitioners and specialist audit staff to develop consensus criteria for good audit. These…

Informed choice initiative: an example of reaching users with evidence‐based information

Jilly Rosser, Ian S. Watt, Vikki Entwistle

The Informed Choice Initiative aims to make available to both professionals and users a range of leaflets about topics related to pregnancy and childbirth which are based…

Evidence‐based child health and the health care research and development industry

Ruth Gilbert, Stuart Logan

What does evidence‐based health care add to the numerous initiatives in the UK over the last 10 years to improve the quality, effectiveness and efficiency of health care…



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