Stephen Sylvester

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PURPOSE This research was conducted to develop a valid, reliable, quick, and nonstigmatizing tool for assessing literacy in the healthcare setting. METHODS The Literacy Assessment for Diabetes (LAD) instrument was developed as a word recognition test composed of 3 graded word lists in ascending difficulty. This literacy test, which was specific to(More)
The modernisation reforms of the National Health Service (NHS) are both extensive and far-reaching. A quality improvement agenda is to drive the development of the NHS using the framework of clinical governance. A major outcome of clinical governance is the ‘changing [of] organisational culture in a systematic and demonstrable way, moving away from a(More)
BACKGROUND A list of procedural skills is an important component of a curriculum for general practice vocational training. This study aimed to establish an up-to-date list of core procedural skills that doctors undergoing general practice vocational training should be taught. METHOD A Delphi process was used to rank the importance of 185 general practice(More)
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