News & Research

All the latest news and research from SCRIPT

Latest News

SCRIPT Recommended as a Mandatory Requirement for All Prescribers

SCRIPT has been mentioned in an important report from the Healthcare Safety Investigation Branch, who have recommend that it would be beneficial to roll out SCRIPT as a mandatory requirement for all prescribers. The error investigated in the report was the...

SCRIPT attend GP trainer conferences

During March the editorial team have been busy attending GP trainer conferences in the West Midlands to inform GP trainers about free access to GP SCRIPT for their trainees. West Midlands GP trainees can register for GP SCRIPT at...

SCRIPT Paramedic Pilot

The newest version of SCRIPT is now available to support Paramedics who are currently undertaking or planning to undertake training to become non-medical prescribers. Commissioned by Health Education England, users have free access to 57 modules. Shortly, we will be...

SCRIPT talk at HEE Antimicrobial Resistance and Infections Conference

Dr Sarah Pontefract, editorial lead for the SCRIPT eLearning programme, gave an oral presentation at Health Education England’s Antimicrobial Resistance and Infections Conference on 27th November 2018. The conference was held in London and brought together educators...

New Paediatric modules available

Two new modules, ‘Ear, Nose and Throat’ and ‘Ophthalmology’ have been added to Paediatric SCRIPT. There are now 18 modules available, with further modules under development. The Paediatric modules are available to all Specialist Paediatric Trainees in England and...

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Research Outputs

Awards

  • (2018) RCP Excellence in Patient Care Awards
    Shortlisted in Medical Education and Training category
  • (2016) West Midlands Academic Health Science Network
    Celebration of Innovation Award – Highly Commended for Patient Safety
    (Nursing SCRIPT)
  • (2013) Patient Safety Awards
    Winner of Improving Safety in Medicine Management category
    (Medicine & Surgery SCRIPT)
  • (2013) Patient Safety Awards
    Finalist in Education and Training category
    (Medicine & Surgery SCRIPT)
  • (2012) BMJ Improving Health Awards
    Finalist: Excellence in Healthcare Education
    (Medicine & Surgery SCRIPT)

Peer-reviewed Publications

Oral presentations

  • (2018) SCRIPT: Improving prescribing and medicines management education through eLearning.
    Coleman JJ, Pontefract SK, Vallance HK, Kubenz VI, Blackwell NC, Hughes E, Ferner RE, Marriott JF
    Ppresented at: World Congress of Basic and Clinical Pharmacology, Kyoto, Japan: 01-04/07/2018
  • (2017) Dental SCRIPT: An innovative eLearning programme to improve prescribing competency.
    Vallance HK
    Presented at: West Midlands Dental Trainee Conference, Birmingham, UK: 20/09/2017

Posters

  • (2018) SCRIPT – eLearning to improve medical education relating to prescribing and therapeutics.
    Coleman JJ, Vallance HK, Kubenz VI, Ferner RE, Pontefract SK, Blackwell N, Hughes E, Marriott JF
    Poster exhibited at: COMET, Birmingham, UK: 25-27/06/2018
  • (2018) SCRIPT – Improving prescribing and therapeutics education through eLearning.
    Ferner RE, Vallance HK, Kubenz VI, Pontefract SK, Hughes E, Blackwell NC, Coleman JJ, Marriott, JF
    Poster exhibited at: RCP Annual Conference / Innovation in Medicine, London, UK: 25-26/06/2018
  • (2018) SCRIPT – eLearning to improve knowledge of appropriate prescribing around AMS and Sepsis.
    Vallance HK, Kubenz VI, Marriot JF, Coleman JJ, Ferner RE, Hughes E, Blackwell, N
    Poster exhibited at: HEE Population Health and Prevention Conference, Leeds, UK: 07/03/2018
  • (2017) SCRIPT: Improving prescribing and medicines management education through eLearning.
    Vallance HK, Kubenz VI, Pontefract SK, Blackwell NC, Hughes E, Ferner RE, Marriott JF, Coleman JJ
    Poster exhibited at: Patient First, London, UK: 21/11/2017
  • (2016) An eLearning programme for continued professional development of general practitioners.
    Mehra R, Pontefract SK, Blackwell N, Vallance HK, Ferner RE, Marriott JF, Wilkinson M, Coleman JJ, Hughes E
    Poster exhibited at: RCGP Annual Primary Care Conference, Harrogate, UK: 06-08/10/2016
  • (2016) A systematic evaluation of SCRIPT eLearning: from theory to practice.
    Brooks HL, Pontefract SK, Vallance HK, Blackwell N, Marriott JF, Hughes E, Ferner RE, Coleman JJ
    Poster exhibited at: Annual Scientific Meeting (ASME), Belfast, UK: 06/07/2016
  • (2016) SCRIPT eLearning: building on a firm Foundation.
    Vallance HK, Pontefract SK, Blackwell N, Ferner RE, Brooks HL, Hodson J, Marriott JF, Hughes E, Coleman JJ
    Poster exhibited at: International Forum on Quality and Safety in Healthcare, Gothenburg, Sweden: 13/04/2016
  • (2016) SCRIPT eLearning: a multi-method evaluation.
    Coleman JJ, Brooks HL, Thomas SK, Hodson J, Blackwell N, Hughes E, Marriott JF, Ferner RE
    Poster exhibited at: OTTAWA 2016, Perth, Australia: 19/03/2016
  • (2016) SCRIPT: An innovative eLearning programme to improve medicines management by qualified nurses in the West Midlands.
    Vallance HK, Pontefract SK, Blackwell N, Ferner RE, Tait D, Coleman JJ
    Poster exhibited at: RCN Education Forum, Telford, UK: 15/03/2016
  • (2015) A systematic evaluation of SCRIPT E-Learning: from theory to practice.
    Brooks HL, Thomas SK, Hodson J, Blackwell N, Hughes E, Marriott JF, Coleman JJ
    Poster exhibited at: Implementing the Urgent and Emergency Care Vision in London, London, UK: 17/11/2015
  • (2015) A systematic evaluation of SCRIPT E-Learning: from theory to practice.
    Brooks HL, Thomas SK, Hodson J, Blackwell N, Hughes E, Marriott JF, Coleman JJ
    Poster exhibited at: Networking for Educators in Healthcare Conference (NET 2015), Cambridge, UK: 08/09/2015
  • (2015) Learning analytics of an online eLearning programme: A descriptive account.
    Thomas SK, Blackwell N, Brooks HL, Hughes E, Marriott JF, Coleman JJ
    Poster exhibited at: International Association for Medical Education (AMEE), Glasgow, UK: 06/09/2015
  • (2015) SCRIPT eLearning: a multi-method evaluation.
    Brooks HL, Thomas SK, Hodson J, Blackwell N, Hughes E, Marriott JF, Coleman JJ
    Poster exhibited at: International Association for Medical Education (AMEE), Glasgow, UK: 06/09/2015
  • (2015) SCRIPT eLearning: A prescribing education tool for junior doctors.
    Brooks HL, Thomas SK, Blackwell N, Hughes E, Marriott JF, Coleman JJ
    Poster exhibited at: International Health Workforce Conference, London and Cambridge, UK: 12/05/2015
  • (2015) Medicines optimisation: Using eLearning to improve the knowledge of junior doctors.
    Brooks HL, Thomas SK, Hodson J, Blackwell N, Hughes E, Marriott JF, Coleman JJ
    Poster exhibited at: Prescribing Research in Medicines Management (PRIMM), London, UK: 23/01/2015