Table 4

Appropriate dissemination and impact

Structural level

Examples of suggested criteria


Individuals and Teams

• Papers in research and practice journals

• Conference presentations

• Applied dissemination of findings

• Evidence of influence on local strategy and planning

Organisational

• Ease of access to research undertaken locally

• Seminar programmes relating to research undertaken

• Examples of evidence based practice and applying locally developed knowledge in strategy policy and practice

• Funding to support practitioners and teams to disseminate findings

• Successful applications for intellectual property submitted based on R&D developed in organisation

Supra-organisational (networks and support units)

• Papers focussing on health services research, written with practitioners

• Conference presentations at practice- focussed conferences

• Applied dissemination

• Innovative dissemination

• Successful applications for intellectual property submitted based on R&D developed in partnership with health organisations


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