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
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IT AIN’T WHAT YOU DO, IT’S THE WAY THAT YOU DO IT
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.
From Issue 19 of Implementation, Knowledge and News, our bulletin for members:
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Journal Club Feedback - Read the feedback from our first Journal club meeting in April where the topic of discussion was Penelope Hawes 2015 paper Lessons from complex interventions to improve health.
Implementation Week 2021 - In July, we are delighted to welcome back Implementation Week (July 12-16), as usual culminating in the Implementation Research Conference hosted by Kings College London on July 15 and 16. New this year as part of Implementation Week 2021, UK-IS will be hosting an exciting on-line event on July 13th, 4.00-5.30pm - The Implementation Debate, on the subject What does it mean to be an implementation professional in the UK?
Meet the Members - In this new regular feature we meet some of the members of the Society and learn about their work in Implementation. In this issue meet Carrie-Ann Black, student member of the Society since 2018. Carrie-Ann is mental health nurse and CAMHS Research and Implementation Nurse Lead at South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust, a NIHR Senior Nurse Research Lead and a PhD student member of the UK Implementation Society. Here she tells us a bit about her work and what drew her to an implementation science PhD and how her studies relate to her professional role as a nurse.
Resources to support implementers
We will be producing and commissioning new gateway and research resources in our series of Implementation Resource Digests : suggestions for topics and contributors to author new digests are welcome and should also be sent to Andrew Walker at
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