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14 March 2011

Multi-level analysis of inpatient experience

This study aims to examine the association with differential patient survey responses of individual and trust level variables and identify any regional level differences in reported patient experience.

07 March 2011

Parents’ experiences of neonatal care – a report on the findings from a national survey

The survey was carried out by 19 neonatal networks and was championed by Bliss, the special care baby charity, and also supported by the Department of Health.  Picker developed and co-ordinated the survey in conjunction with Bliss and neonatal network representatives.

14 February 2011

The patient voice in revalidation – a discourse analysis

This report presents the findings of a discourse analysis of the patient voice in published documents on medical revalidation. It has been prepared in collaboration with Marion Lynch to inform the work of the South Central Strategic Health Authority Revalidation Board.

01 August 2010

Development of a validated patient satisfaction survey for sexual health clinic attendees

Picker develops a specific STI clinic patient satisfaction survey in a study published by the International Journal of STD & AIDS.

Journal articles
07 June 2010

Discussion paper – key domains of the experience of hospital outpatients

A discussion paper designed to stimulate debate and support practical action to improve the experience of outpatients in NHS trusts […]

15 March 2010

The quality of patient engagement and involvement in primary care

This report represents the findings of a study exploring patients’ engagement in their general practice consultations, and their involvement in the development of general practice services.

26 November 2009

An evaluation of the national cancer survivorship initiative test community projects

This report presents the findings of a patient experience survey conducted as part of the evaluation of the National Cancer […]

07 September 2009

Core domains for measuring inpatient experience of care

The purpose of this discussion paper is to help the NHS to answer those queries. It specifically addresses the care and treatment of acute hospital inpatients, although we would argue it has wider relevance to other patient groups.

04 May 2009

North London Cancer Network Patient Survey 2008 – Executive Summary

North London Cancer Network commissioned Picker to carry out a survey of cancer patients to gain feedback on the quality […]

09 February 2009

Information accreditation scheme testing phase – assessing the impact

This study was carried out to assess any effects that the health and social care Information Accreditation Scheme (“The Scheme”) might have on information production processes and the quality of information materials.

06 October 2008

Women’s views about safety in maternity care

The aim of our study was to obtain the views of women with recent birth experiences about the safety of the maternity care they received, to inform the King’s Fund inquiry into the safety of maternity services in England.

14 June 2008

Where are the patients in decision-making about their own care?

This policy brief outlines what the research evidence tells us about the effects of engaging patients in their clinical care, and it reviews policy interventions that have been (or could be) implemented in different health care systems across Europe.


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