News & Research

All the latest news and research from SCRIPT

Latest News

SCRIPT General Practitioner

After six months of free access to GP SCRIPT for West Midlands GP trainees, 100% of the trainees responding to our evaluation survey say they would recommend the resource to a colleague. The evaluation site is still open for GP trainees in the West Midlands to...

New paper on non-medical prescribing

A new paper led by Emma Grahame-Clarke, Consultant Pharmacist and long-term contributor to SCRIPT, looks at the facilitators and barriers to non-medical prescribing. The paper is a systematic review of 42 relevant studies and be read in full...

SCRIPT talk at WCP 2018 in Kyoto

Prof Jamie Coleman, one of the University of Birmingham PIs for SCRIPT, gave an oral presentation at the World Congress of Basic and Clinical Pharmacology (WCP) on 2 July 2018. The WCP was held in Kyoto, Japan, and brought together world-leading experts on the topic...

SCRIPT presents at COMET and RCP Innovation in Medicine conferences

The SCRIPT team have presented two posters this week showcasing how the project has embedded prescribing education in medical postgraduate curricula. This included a poster at the Communication, Medicine, and Ethics Conference (COMET) conference, held at the...

Script welcomes new Editorial Manager

We are pleased to welcome Tanvi Choudhary to the editorial team. Tanvi will be joining the team on a part-time basis. She is a clinical pharmacist who also works in general practice as a Medicines Management Pharmacist. She has recently completed her postgraduate...

New Dental module available

A new module on "Utilising the BNF(C)" is now available for Dental SCRIPT. This means there are now eight modules available for Foundation trainee and qualified dentists, covering a range of topics relating to prescribing and therapeutics. The new module is optional...

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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