News & Research

All the latest news and research from SCRIPT

Latest News

Upcoming conference presentations

The SCRIPT team are delighted to announce that we will be presenting a poster at the Communication, Medicine, and Ethics Conference (COMET) at the University of Birmingham on 25-27 June 2018. We will be showcasing the impact the project has had on medical education...

SCRIPT shortlisted for the RCP Excellence in Care Awards 2018

We are very excited to announce that the SCRIPT has been shortlisted in the "Medical Education and Training" category for the RCP Excellence in Care Awards 2018. This reflects the significant impact SCRIPT has had on embedding education around prescribing and...

New modules released

The SCRIPT team are pleased to launch two new modules next week. "Endocrine 1" has been released in the Paediatric version, taking the number of available modules up to 16, with a further 11 modules in development. The second new module, "Advanced Pain Management", is...

GP SCRIPT pilot now available in the West Midlands

The newest version of SCRIPT for General Practitioners is now being trialled by Trainee GPs working in the West Midland regions. Trainees are able to access six modules and their feedback will inform improvements and further developments to the new programme, with the...

Prof Jamie Coleman to give Inaugural Lecture on 7 February 2018

Professor Jamie Coleman, one of the Principal Investigators of SCRIPT at the University of Birmingham, will be giving his inaugural lecture, with the title "Rewriting the SCRIPT: Educating and Supporting Tomorrow’s Prescribers". The 1-hour lecture will tell the story...

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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
    To be presented 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, Kubenz VI, Ferner RE, Hughes E, Blackwell N, Marriott JF
    Poster to be exhibited at: COMET, Birmingham, UK: 25-27/06/2018
  • (2018) SCRIPT – eLearning to improve medical education relating to prescribing and therapeutics.
    Ferner RE, Coleman JJ, Vallance HK, Kubenz VI, Hughes E, Blackwell N, Marriott JF
    Poster to be 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