News & Research

All the latest news and research from SCRIPT

Latest News

‘New look’ SCRIPT modules

The process of refreshing and updating the appearance of all SCRIPT eLearning modules is now complete. All SCRIPT portfolios have undergone the transformation and can be seen at www.safeprescriber.org. In addition to the newer look of the modules, there is also...

RCPCH endorses Paediatric SCRIPT

The SCRIPT team are pleased to announce that Paediatric SCRIPT has been endorsed by the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (RCPCH). Originally developed for doctors in specialist paediatric training, Paediatric SCRIPT comprises 23 modules relating to...

SCRIPT used in 70% of medical schools around the UK

SCRIPT is now being used in 30 of the 43 medical schools in the UK to support undergraduate training in prescribing and therapeutics. Dr Sarah Pontefract, Programme Director for SCRIPT and Senior Lecturer in Clinical Pharmacy and Therapeutics at the University of...

Safety SCRIPT: A World Health Organization initiative related portfolio

This month sees the launch of our newest programme, ‘SCRIPT Safety’. The programme consists of a selection of existing SCRIPT modules that align with the WHO Global Patient Safety Challenge ‘Medication Without Harm’ and NHS Improvement’s medicines safety priority...

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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