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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 cluster randomised controlled trial, process and economic evaluation of quality improvement collaboratives aligned to a national audit to improve the care for people with diabetes (EQUIPD): Study protocol, Sykes, M., Copsey, B., Finch, T., Meads, D., Farrin, A., McSharry, J., Holman, N., Young, B., Berry, A., Ellis, K., Moreau, L., Willis, T., Alderson, S., Girling, M., O'Halloran, E., Foy, R. 31 Aug 2023, In: Implementation Science
  • Adapting a Quality Improvement Collaborative to a new national context: A co-design and feasibility study to improve dementia care in Ireland, Sykes, M., O'Mahony, L., Wiggin, D., Timmons, S. 4 Oct 2023, In: BMC Health Services Research
  • Evaluating the effectiveness of a multifaceted intervention to reduce low-value care in adults hospitalized following trauma: a protocol for a pragmatic cluster randomized controlled trial, Moore, L., Bérubé, M., Belcaid, A., Turgeon, A., Taljaard, M., Fowler, R., Yanchar, N., Mercier, É., Paquet, J., Stelfox, H., Archambault, P., Berthelot, S., Guertin, J., Haas, B., Ivers, N., Grimshaw, J., Lapierre, A., Ouyang, Y., Sykes, M., Witteman, H., Lessard-Bonaventure, P., Gabbe, B., Lauzier, F. 7 Jul 2023, In: Implementation Science
  • 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. 1 Dec 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

  • Please visit the Pure Research Information Portal for further information
  • Invited talk: Studies in England and Ireland exploring and enhancing organisational responses to national audits 2023
  • Invited talk: Enhancing audit through evidence, theory and stakeholder input 2022
  • Invited talk: Enhancing clinician response to audit and feedback 2022
  • Invited talk: Increasing improvement from national audit 2021

  • 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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