The Positive Deviance Approach: Learning from Exceptional Performers to improve the Quality and Safety of Care (11.09.2018). 

Achieving Behaviour Change for Patient Safety (9.11.2018).https://improvementacademy.org/training-and-events/tags/Behaviour+Change


Albutt AK, O'Hara JK, Conner MT, Fletcher SJ, Lawton RJ. (2016) Is there a role for patients and their relatives in escalating clinical deterioration in hospital? A systematic review. Health Expectations. 2016 Sep 1.

Berzins, K., Louch, G., Brown, M., O’Hara, J., Baker, J ‘Service user and carer involvement in mental health care safety: raising concerns and improving the safety of services’.  BMC Health Services Research.

Berzins, K., Baker, J., Lawton, R. "A cross sectional survey of mental health service users’, carers’ and professionals’ priorities for patient safety in the UK." Health Expectations.

Baxter, R., Taylor, N., Kellar, I., Pye, V., Mohammed, M. A., & Lawton, R. (2018). Identifying positively deviant elderly medical wards using routinely collected NHS Safety Thermometer data: an observational study. BMJ open8(2), https://bmjopen.bmj.com/content/8/2/e020219

Baxter R, Taylor N, Kellar I, Lawton R (2015) What methods are used to apply positive deviance within healthcare organisations? A systematic review. BMJ Quality and Safety https://qualitysafety.bmj.com/content/25/3/190

Baxter R, Taylor N, Kellar, I, Lawton, R. (2015) Learning from positively deviant wards to improve patient safety: an observational study protocol. BMJ Open, 5(12) https://bmjopen.bmj.com/content/5/12/e009650

Hall LH, Johnson J, Watt I, Tsipa A, O’Connor DB. (2016) Healthcare staff wellbeing, burnout, and patient safety: A systematic review. PLoS One. 2016 Jul 8;11(7):e0159015.

Hall, L. H., Johnson, J., Heyhoe, J., Watt, I., Anderson, K., & O’Connor, D. B. (2017). Strategies to improve general practitioner well-being: findings from a focus group study. Family Practice.

Hall, L. H., Johnson, J., Heyhoe, J., Watt, I., Anderson, K., & O'connor, D. B. (2018). Exploring the Impact of Primary Care Physician Burnout and Well-Being on Patient Care: A Focus Group Study. Journal of Patient Safety.

Hall, L. H., Johnson, J., Watt, I., and O'Connor, D. B. (2018) WellGP: Cross-Sectional Survey of Wellbeing, Burnout, and Patient Safety amongst UK GPs.  British Journal of General Practice. 

Hanbury, A., Farley, K., & Thompson, C. (2015). Cost and feasibility: an exploratory case study comparing use of a literature review method with questionnaires, interviews and focus groups to identify barriers for a behaviour–change intervention. BMC health services research, 15(1), 211.

Hanbury A, Farley K, Thompson C, Wilson PM (2015) Assessment of fidelity in an educational workshop designed to increase the uptake of a primary care alcohol screening recommendation. Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice  Oct 17 21(5):873-8. Available from: http://doi.wiley.com/10.1111/jep.12393

Heyhoe, J., Reynolds, C., Dunning, A., Johnson, O., Howat, A., & Lawton, R. (2018). Patient involvement in diagnosing cancer in primary care: a systematic review of current interventions. Br J Gen Pract68(668),

Johnson, J., Hall, L. H., Berzins, K., Baker, J., Melling, K., & Thompson, C. (2018). Mental healthcare staff wellbeing and burnout: A narrative review of trends, causes, implications, and recommendations for future interventions. International journal of mental health nursing27(1), 20-32.

Johnson, J., Johnson, O., Heyhoe, J., Fielder, C., & Dunning, A. (2018). Parent experiences and preferences when dysemlia is identified during the prenatal and perinatal periods: A qualitative study into family nursing care for rare diseases. Journal of Family Nursing, 24, 271-293. doi: 10.1177/1074840718772808

Lawton R, Taylor N, Clay-Williams R, Braithwaite J. (2014) Positive deviance: a different approach to achieving patient safety. BMJ Qual Saf [Internet]. 2014 Nov 21 [cited 2014 Dec 10];23(11):880–3. Available from: http://qualitysafety.bmj.com/content/early/2014/07/21/bmjqs-2014-003115

Louch, G., O'hara, J., & Mohammed, M. A. (2017). A qualitative formative evaluation of a patientcentred patient safety intervention delivered in collaboration with hospital volunteers. Health Expectations20(5), 1143-1153.

Louch,G, Mohammed, M.A. , Hughes, L., O’Hara, J (2018)  “Change is what can actually make the tough times better”: A patient-centred patient safety intervention delivered in collaboration with hospital volunteers. Health Expectations

O'Hara, J. K., Grasic, K., Gutacker, N., Street, A. D., Foy, R., Thompson, C. A., ... & Lawton, R. (2018). Identifying positive deviants in healthcare quality and safety: A mixed-methods study  Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine.https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/abs/10.1177/0141076818772230

Prestwich, A., Moore, S., Kotze, A., Budworth, L., Lawton, R. & Kellar, I (2017) How Can Smoking Cessation Be Induced Before Surgery? A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Behavior Change Techniques and Other Intervention Characteristics. Frontiers in Psychology, 7 June, https://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2017.00915

Sheard, L., Jackson, C., & Lawton, R. (2017). How is success achieved by individuals innovating for patient safety and quality in the NHS?. BMC Health Services Research17(1), 640.    https://bmchealthservres.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s12913-017-2589-1

Sheard L, Peacock R, Marsh C, Lawton R. (2018). What’s the problem with patient experience feedback? A macro and micro understanding based on findings from a three site UK qualitative study. Health Expectations. https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1111/hex.12829

Thompson C, Pulleyblank R, Parrott S, Essex H. (2015) The cost-effectiveness of quality improvement projects: a conceptual framework, checklist and online tool for considering the costs and consequences of implementation-based quality improvement. J Eval Clin Pract [Internet]. 2015 Aug 23 [cited 2015 Jul 23];n/a - n/a. Available from: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26201387


Patient Experience Improvement Toolkit 

Yorkshire Contributory Factors Framework https://improvementacademy.org/resources/an-evidence-based-framework-for-investigating-safety-incidents/ (now for Mental Health Settings)