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Latest News

SCRIPT welcomes new Editorial Manager

The SCRIPT Editorial team welcomes its newest member, Dr Julie Mason. Julie started as Editorial Manager on 25 September 2017.  She joins the team from her previous post as a lecturer on the University of Birmingham’s Master of Pharmacy programme. Julie will be...

New study shows SCRIPT impact on prescribing for older patients

A new study shows the positive impact SCRIPT has on hospital doctors’ knowledge and confidence in prescribing for older patients. The randomised control trial found that those who completed a SCRIPT module on geriatric pharmacotherapy scored on average 22% more in...

Nursing SCRIPT access is free to West Midlands NHS Nurses

Nursing SCRIPT aims to improve nurses’ knowledge and confidence in all aspects of medication management and optimisation. Commissioned by the West Midlands Academic Health Science Network, the resource is free for all qualified nurses and midwives working in the NHS....

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Research Outputs

Awards

  • (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
    (Foundation SCRIPT)
  • (2013) Patient Safety Awards
    Finalist in Education and Training category
    (Foundation SCRIPT)
  • (2012) BMJ Improving Health Awards
    Finalist: Excellence in Healthcare Education
    (Foundation SCRIPT)

Peer-reviewed Publications

Posters

  • (2017) SCRIPT: Improving prescribing and medicines management education through eLearning.
    Vallance HK, Kubenz VI, Pontefract SK, Blackwell NC, Hughes E, Ferner RE, Marriott JJ, 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 J, 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