Effects of a demand-led evidence briefing service on the uptake and use of research evidence by commissioners of health services: protocol for a controlled before and after study

@inproceedings{Wilson2015EffectsOA,
  title={Effects of a demand-led evidence briefing service on the uptake and use of research evidence by commissioners of health services: protocol for a controlled before and after study},
  author={Paul C. Wilson and Kate Farley and Carl Thompson and Duncan Chambers and Liz Bickerdike and Ian S. Watt and Mark F Lambert and Rhiannon N Turner},
  booktitle={Implementation science : IS},
  year={2015}
}
BACKGROUND Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) are mandated to use research evidence effectively to ensure optimum use of resources by the National Health Service (NHS), both in accelerating innovation and in stopping the use of less effective practices and models of service delivery. We intend to evaluate whether access to a demand-led evidence service improves uptake and use of research evidence by NHS commissioners compared with less intensive and less targeted alternatives. METHODS… CONTINUE READING