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Exploring patient safety culture in a Kuwaiti secondary care setting: a qualitative study. (2021)
Journal Article
ALQATTAN, H., CLELAND, J., MORRISON, Z. and CAMERON, I.M. 2021. Exploring patient safety culture in a Kuwaiti secondary care setting: a qualitative study. Sultan Qaboos University medical journal [online], 21(1), pages e77-e85. Available from: https://doi.org/10.18295/squmj.2021.21.01.011

Objectives: Qualitative studies can improve understanding of patient safety culture (PSC), which has been relatively neglected by researchers in the Gulf Cooperation Council context. This study employed a qualitative approach to explore healthcare st... Read More about Exploring patient safety culture in a Kuwaiti secondary care setting: a qualitative study..

Electronic health records in ambulances: the ERA multiple-methods study. (2020)
Journal Article
PORTER, A., BADSHAH, A., BLACK, S., FITZPATRICK, D., HARRIS-MAYES, R., ISLAM, S., JONES, M., KINGSTON, M., LA FLAMME-WILLIAMS, Y., MASON, S., MCNEE, K., MORGAN, H., MORRISON, Z., MOUNTAIN, P., POTTS, H., REES, N., SHAW, D., SIRIWARDENA, N., SNOOKS, H., SPAIGHT, R. and WILLIAMS, V. 2020. Electronic health records in ambulances: the ERA multiple-methods study. Health services and delivery research [online], 8(10). Available from: https://doi.org/10.3310/hsdr08100

Background: Ambulance services have a vital role in the shift towards the delivery of health care outside hospitals, when this is better for patients, by offering alternatives to transfer to the emergency department. The introduction of information t... Read More about Electronic health records in ambulances: the ERA multiple-methods study..

A narrative synthesis of qualitative studies conducted to assess patient safety culture in hospital settings. (2019)
Journal Article
ALQATTAN, H., MORRISON, Z. and CLELAND, J.A. 2019. A narrative synthesis of qualitative studies conducted to assess patient safety culture in hospital settings. Sultan Qaboos University medical journal [online], 19(2), pages e91-e98. Available from: https://doi.org/10.18295/squmj.2019.19.02.002

This review aimed to identify methodological aspects of qualitative studies conducted to assess patient safety culture (PSC) in hospital settings. Searches of Google Scholar (Google LLC, Menlo Park, California, USA), MEDLINE® (National Library of Med... Read More about A narrative synthesis of qualitative studies conducted to assess patient safety culture in hospital settings..

Electronic records in ambulances: an observational study (ERA). (2019)
Presentation / Conference
PORTER, A., BLACK, S., DALE, J., HARRIS-MAYES, R., LAWRENSON, R., LYONS, R., MASON, S., MORRISON, Z., POTTS, H, SIRIWARDENA, N., REES, N., SNOOKS, H. and WILLIAMS, V. 2019. Electronic records in ambulances: an observational study (ERA). Presented at the 2019 999 EMS research forum, 1-2 April 2019, Birmingham, UK.

Background: The introduction of information technology (IT) in emergency ambulance services to electronically capture, interpret and store patient data can support out of hospital care. Although electronic health records (EHR) in ambulances and other... Read More about Electronic records in ambulances: an observational study (ERA)..

Addressing medication errors in an adult oncology department in Saudi Arabia: a qualitative study. (2019)
Journal Article
ALHARBI, W., CLELAND, J. and MORRISON, Z. 2019. Addressing medication errors in an adult oncology department in Saudi Arabia: a qualitative study. Saudi pharmaceutical journal [online], 27(5), pages 650-654. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jsps.2019.03.007

Objective: There is a wide range of strategies that could help in minimizing medication errors during healthcare delivery. We undertook a qualitative study to identify recommended solutions to minimize medication errors in an adult oncology departmen... Read More about Addressing medication errors in an adult oncology department in Saudi Arabia: a qualitative study..

Exploring healthcare professionals’ perceptions of medication errors in an adult oncology department in Saudi Arabia: a qualitative study. (2018)
Journal Article
ALHARBI, W., CLELAND, J. and MORRISON, Z. 2019. Exploring healthcare professionals' perceptions of medication errors in an adult oncology department in Saudi Arabia: a qualitative study. Saudi pharmaceutical journal [online], 27(2), pages 176-181. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jsps.2018.10.001

Objective: Adverse events which result from medication errors are considered to be one of the most frequently encountered patient safety issues in clinical settings. We undertook a qualitative investigation to identify and explore factors relating to... Read More about Exploring healthcare professionals’ perceptions of medication errors in an adult oncology department in Saudi Arabia: a qualitative study..

The acute medical unit model: a characterisation based upon the National Health Service in Scotland. (2018)
Journal Article
REID, L.E.M., PRETSCH, U., JONES, M.C., LONE, N.I., WEIR, C.J. and MORRISON, Z. 2018. The acute medical unit model: a characterisation based upon the National Health Service Scotland. PLoS ONE [online], 13(10), article ID e0204010. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0204010

Background: Acute medical units (AMUs) receive the majority of acute medical patients presenting to hospital as an emergency in the United Kingdom (UK) and in other international settings. They have emerged as a result of local service innovation in... Read More about The acute medical unit model: a characterisation based upon the National Health Service in Scotland..

Assessment of patient safety culture in an adult oncology department in Saudi Arabia. (2018)
Journal Article
ALHARBI, W., CLELAND, J. and MORRISON, Z. 2018. Assessment of patient safety culture in an adult oncology department in Saudi Arabia. Oman medical journal [online], 33(3), pages 200-208. Available from: https://doi.org/10.5001/omj.2018.38

Objectives: We sought to evaluate patient safety culture across different healthcare professionals from different countries of origin working in an adult oncology department in a medical facility in Saudi Arabia. Methods: This cross-sectional survey... Read More about Assessment of patient safety culture in an adult oncology department in Saudi Arabia..

Implementation of electronic patient clinical records in ambulances in the UK: a national survey. (2018)
Presentation / Conference
WILLIAMS, V., LAFLAMME-WILLIAMS, Y., MCNEE, K., MORGAN, H., MORRISON, Z., POTTS, H.W.W., SHAW, D., SIRIWARDENA, N., SNOOK, H., SPAIGHT, R. and PORTER, A. 2019. Implementation of electronic patient clinical records in ambulances in the UK: a national survey. Presented at the 2018 999 EMS research forum, 26-27 March 2018, Stirling, UK.

Background: The roll-out of electronic Patient Clinical Records (ePCR) across UK ambulance services has been an important aspect of modernisation. Electronic Records in Ambulances (ERA) is a two-year study which aims to describe the opportunities and... Read More about Implementation of electronic patient clinical records in ambulances in the UK: a national survey..

Beliefs and expectations of rural hospital practitioners towards a developing trauma system: a qualitative case study. (2018)
Journal Article
ADAMS, R.D.F., COLE, E., BRUNDAGE, S.I., MORRISON, Z. and JANSEN, J.O. 2018. Beliefs and expectations of rural hospital practitioners towards a developing trauma system: a qualitative case study. Injury [online], 49(6), pages 1070-1078. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.injury.2018.03.025

Background: An understanding of stakeholders’ views is key to the successful development and operation of a rural trauma system. Scotland, which has large remote and rural areas, is currently implementing a national trauma system. The aim of this stu... Read More about Beliefs and expectations of rural hospital practitioners towards a developing trauma system: a qualitative case study..