UK-IS member Andrew Walker (Implementation Science Lead, Health Innovation Network) discusses two articles (both open access) that provide useful, practical lessons on combining quality improvement and rapid assessment within an implementation science approach, and Kir...

September 5, 2019

London plays The Implementation Game and grabs the Tiger by the Tail……Or the bull by the horns, depending on where you hail from.

Deborah Ghate reports on the final event of Implementation Week 2019 on Friday, July 19th, which took place in London N1 – and was definit...

September 5, 2019

Gill Parkinson, UK-IS member and practice lead from Leeds City Council’s Children and Family Services is one of a group of UK-IS members in Leeds.

As part of Implementation Week 2019 she attended the 2nd Implementation Science Research Conference - ‘Advancing the scien...

April 29, 2019

‘Lightbulb moments’ that result from practitioners and researchers working together help to create shared implementation knowledge that is an essential part of understanding what makes an intervention ‘work’. Guest contributor Sarah Brand reflects on how realist resear...

March 25, 2019

Later this year the UK will host the Global Implementation Conference for the first time, in Glasgow. Professor Jennifer Davidson, Executive Director of CELCIS, GIC2019's co-host explains why CELCIS is an advocate for implementation science and practice, and explains w...

November 8, 2018

UK-IS member Janet Grauberg, who works as an organisational learning consultant and has a background in children’s social care, has joined the volunteer team at UK-IS to help develop an offer of member events, and is looking for your ideas.

I joined the UK Implementatio...

September 24, 2018

New strategies, new action plans, new legislation, new funding, new training…. all approaches that are widely used to bring about changes in education, health and social work systems. Yet evidence and experiences teach us that we are only rarely successful. Dispiriting...

September 10, 2018

Although an experienced real world implementer leading a service for young people at Leeds City Council, UK-IS member Lisa Forbes, Rethink Practice Development Facilitator (Lead) at Osmondthorpe OneStop,  was a relative newcomer to the formal science of implementation...

September 3, 2018

A pressing concern for those concerned with implementation is how best to engage with stakeholders.  

Anita Kothari highlights learnings, tensions and challenges from a Canadian approach designed to foster working with stakeholders to promote the implementation of resea...

August 22, 2018

UK-IS member Mark Pearson from Hull York Medical School shares his impressions of the 1st King's College London (KCL) Implementation Science Conference - Strengthening partnerships between researchers, health professionals and policy makers, 19th July 2018.

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