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Knowledge for Healthcare

Knowledge for Healthcare Value and Impact Toolkit

This toolkit is provided by the HEE Knowledge for Healthcare Programme following work by the Impact and Value Task and Finish Group. The toolkit provides access to a set of KfH Impact Tools as well as a resource which brings together a range of materials useful in measuring value and impact, together with a guide on what to use when. [Last checked: 16/01/17]

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Knowledge for Healthcare Value and Impact Toolkit WebEx

As part of efforts to provide an introduction to the value and impact toolkit across the country Stephen Ayre and David Chamberlain led a WebEx on 15 November 2016. The WebEx offered an overview of the resources contained within the Value and Impact toolkit. [Last checked: 16/01/17]

Journals

International Journal of Health Care Quality Assurance

The journal offers a definition of quality within the context of health care, examines managerial and planning methods and discusses the implications of introducing and maintaining quality initiatives.  [Last checked: 16/01/17]

Reports

The Evolving Value of Information Management (Financial Times)

Research report from Financial Times and SLA reflecting the opinions of information professionals and senior executives.[Last checked: 16/01/17]

Undertaking an information needs assessment: a practice guide (UK Health Forum)

Information and evidence that public health practitioners require to inform their work can be difficult and time consuming to find. By conducting INAs, knowledge and library services can ensure their services are fitting user needs, address barriers to information access and use the results to support service developments. The toolkit has been designed to be simple to use and enables people to build their own assessment by selecting questions from the ready made question bank. [Last checked: 16/01/17]

Websites

CILIP Impact Toolkit

The Impact Toolkit is an online resource that provides practical resources, information and support so members can clearly and effectively demonstrate their value as professionals – and the value of the services they manage and provide – to key decision makers and stakeholders. [Last checked: 16/01/17]

Making Alignment and Priority (MAP) Toolkit

Can you identify the key drivers for change that are influencing your NHS organisation and its decision-making? Do you want to demonstrate how your library service is aligned to the priorities of the NHS? Do you need help critically highlighting how your library adds value and impacts upon organisational change, policy and practice? Then this toolkit is for you! [Last checked: 16/01/17]