Promising interventions typically require continuous attention to local needs and strengths, to lessons learned, and to changing circumstances. They are deeply dependent on context.
Lisbeth B Schorr, 2003   Determining ‘what works’ in social programmes and social polices

Latest news in brief

From Issue 20 of Implementation, Knowledge and News, our bulletin for members:

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  • Journal Club Feedback - Read the feedback from our June and August Journal club meetings where the following papers were discussed:

    • A refined compilation of implementation strategies: results from the Expert Recommendations for Implementing Change (ERIC) projectPowell BJ, Waltz TJ, Chinman MJ, Damschroder LJ, Smith JL, Matthieu MM, Proctor EK, Kirchner JE 

    • Making sense of implementation theories, models and frameworks - Per Nilsen (2015) Implementation Science 10: 53


  • Our Chair Retires - In September 2021 Deborah Ghate, founder Chair of the UK Implementation Society, stood down after seven years at the helm. Deborah was the driving force behind the establishment of the UK Implementation Society, which began life more informally as the UK Implementation Network in 2014, and became a fully-fledged charitable incorporated organisation in 2017.  Read her farewell message and Founders Reflections piece in this issue.


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For more news see the latest Implementation Knowledge and News bulletin available in the Members area (back issues open-access in our archive.)


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In the latest issue of Philanthropy Impact Magazine, UK-IS Chair Dr Deborah Ghate and UK-IS Trustee Dr Tom Jefford have co-written a piece about Implementation science and practice, effectiveness and the SDG's.