What is action research and can it promote change in primary care?

@article{Hampshire2000WhatIA,
  title={What is action research and can it promote change in primary care?},
  author={Alexis Hampshire},
  journal={Journal of evaluation in clinical practice},
  year={2000},
  volume={6 4},
  pages={337-43}
}
Improving the quality of health care is an international priority. However, research has shown that methods of altering clinician's behaviour or implementing organizational change are often ineffective. Action research has been used successfully to facilitate change and improve service provision in industry, education and more recently in health care. In this paper, action research methodology and why it should be successful in promoting change are outlined. Recently published studies using… CONTINUE READING

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