Evaluating health and wellbeing interventions for healthcare staff NHS Employers commissioned Zeal Solutions to: 1.Gather some evidence, through interviews with NHS trusts, on the level and type of evaluation activity conducted 2.Establish some of the key challenges/barriers that may prevent trusts from carrying out evaluations 3.Identify some key best principles that will support all trusts and help to improve evaluation activity 4.Offer any recommendations to support a more standardised and positive approach towards the evaluation of health and wellbeing interventions across the NHS 5.Conducting an evaluation of the ‘PhysioPlus’ service at Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust 6.Writing up the evaluation process and findings in the form of a case study so that it can be accessed more widely across the NHS.
Principles of best practice – intervention evaluation 1.Ensure the purpose of the evaluation is determined 2.Establish your evaluation criteria 3.Plan, prepare and where possible, document the evaluation design 4.Look for change 5.Consider the long term impacts of an intervention 6.Consider the bigger picture 7.Senior management engagement 8.Build a capacity and capability for evaluation 9.Ensure there is focus on process as well as on the outcome 10.Effective communication and understanding of evaluation findings.
Metrics and demographics Metrics: What are metrics? How health and wellbeing can be measured Key questions to ask before you start The Electronic Staff Record (ESR) The Health and Social Care Information Centre NHS examples Demographics: What are demographics? Why use them? Where to start? NHS examples Useful links
Space to Think: Implementing NICE public health guidance
On your tables you will have a road map Spend the next 40 minutes considering the questions under each heading Think about what NHS Employers could offer to you Share good practice and note down if willing to share THINK BIG!!!
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