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Dr Michael Sykes

Senior Research Fellow

Department: Nursing, Midwifery & Health

Michael Sykes

My work seeks to enhance organisational response to audit and feedback (also known as clinical audit and clinical performance feedback). To date this has included work on national, regional and locally developed audit and feedback.

  • Please visit the Pure Research Information Portal for further information
  • A commentary on the quality improvement practices in leading an organisational response to audit feedback, Sykes, M. 1 Sep 2022, In: JBI evidence implementation
  • Disseminating implementation science: Describing the impact of animations shared via social media, Sykes, M., Cerda, L., Cerda, J., Finch, T. 7 Jul 2022, In: PLoS One
  • Enhancing national audit through addressing the quality improvement capabilities of feedback recipients: A multi-phase intervention development study, Sykes, M., O’Halloran, E., Mahon, L., McSharry, J., Allan, L., Thomson, R., Finch, T., Kolehmainen, N. 8 Jul 2022, In: Pilot and Feasibility Studies
  • How and how well have older people been engaged in healthcare intervention design, development or delivery using co‐methodologies: A scoping review with narrative summary, Cowdell, F., Dyson, J., Sykes, M., Dam, R., Pendleton, R. 1 Feb 2022, In: Health and Social Care in the Community
  • Opportunities to enhance ward audit: a multi-site qualitative study, Sykes, M., Thomson, R., Kolehmainen, N., allan, l., Finch, T. Dec 2021, In: BMC Health Services Research
  • A co-designed intervention to enhance the national audit of dementia, Sykes, M., Thomson, R., Kolehmainen, N., Allan, L., Finch, T. 17 Dec 2020, In: Implementation Science
  • Impetus to change: A multi-site qualitative exploration of the national audit of dementia, Sykes, M., Thomson, R., Kolehmainen, N., Allan, L., Finch, T. Dec 2020, In: Implementation Science
  • When is audit and feedback effective in dementia care? A systematic review, Sykes, M., McAnuff, J., Kolehmainen, N. 1 Mar 2018, In: International Journal of Nursing Studies
  • Balancing harms in support of recovery, Sykes, M., Brabban, A., Reilly, J. 4 May 2015, In: Journal of Mental Health
  • Accidents don't happen any more: Junior doctors' experience of fatal accident inquiries in Scotland, McCulloch, J., Sykes, M., Haut, F. 4 Mar 2005, In: Postgraduate Medical Journal

  • PhD February 17 2021
  • Research Methods MRes November 06 2015
  • MBA August 31 2008
  • Psychology BSc (Hons) August 31 1994
  • Diploma (Adult nursing) DipNurs (Adult) 1996

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