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Using the Plan-Do-Study-Act model: Pacesetters experiences (2013)
Journal Article
Moule, P., Evans, D., & Pollard, K. (2013). Using the Plan-Do-Study-Act model: Pacesetters experiences. International Journal of Health Care Quality Assurance, 26(7), 593-600. https://doi.org/10.1108/IJHCQA-09-2011-0053

Purpose: This article aims to analytically review the Plan-Do-Study-Act (PDSA) model used in the Pacesetters national programme evaluation. Design/methodology/approach: The evaluation team's two-fold role is outlined: supporting project teams to deve... Read More about Using the Plan-Do-Study-Act model: Pacesetters experiences.

Theorising service user involvement from a researcher perspective (2013)
Book Chapter
Pollard, K., & Evans, D. (2013). Theorising service user involvement from a researcher perspective. In P. Staddon (Ed.), Mental Health Service Users in Research: Critical Sociological Perspectives, 39-51. Policy Press

In the United Kingdom, the Department of Health and many funding bodies increasingly expect public involvement in health and social care research. However, members of the public are often still only involved in research as subjects/participants, or i... Read More about Theorising service user involvement from a researcher perspective.

Interviewing parents of children with life-limiting conditions: issues and strategies (2013)
Presentation / Conference
Pollard, K., Beringer, A., & Frost, J. (2013, March). Interviewing parents of children with life-limiting conditions: issues and strategies. Paper presented at RCN International Nursing Research Conference, hosted in Belfast, UK

Involving parents/carers of children with life-limiting conditions in research can be perceived as difficult and even unethical, due to the potential for causing participants distress (Hynson et al 2006). However, it is essential to obtain the views... Read More about Interviewing parents of children with life-limiting conditions: issues and strategies.