Innovation in service development

Innovation in service development is a research group in the Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust Clinical School

Current research studies

NeoNet: The right cot, at the right time, at the right place 2. Providing a national demand/capacity model for neonatal care in England. Funded by NIHR

Managing hydration risk: an education initiative for healthcare professionals, patients and carers. Funded by HESW Membership Council


Latest publications

Fry F, Shawyer V, Endacott R (2016) Experience with phlebotomy for people with hepatitis C: a systematic review. Gastrointestinal Nursing 14(7): 28-41.

Endacott R, McDonagh P, Gidman J, Bromige R, Arti M-H. (2015) Transfer and readmission of patients between acute and community hospitals: a retrospective review. Quality in Primary Care 23(1): 46-50.


Recent conference presentations

  • Does weight matter? Women's experience of having a raised BMI whilst pregnant (Jenny Cunningham, Dinah Gibbons) 6th Annual Weight Stigma conference, Leeds UK 2018.
  • Pain assessment and management in patients with cognitive impairment in an acute hospital (Julie Murdoch, Laura Cook) National Acute Pain Symposium, Chester 2016.
  • The prescription and administration of analgesics in a Foundation Trust Hospital (Julie Murdoch, Lucy Price, Laura Cook, Richard Wassall, Mark Jackson) National Acute Pain Symposium, Chester 2016.
  • 10 years of improving pain assessment documentation in a Foundation Trust Hospital (Julie Murdoch, Lucy Price, Laura Cook, Richard Wassall, Mark Jackson) National Acute Pain Symposium, Chester 2016.
  • Hydration: a concern for us all (Sarah Hands-Ledger, Ruth Nicholls, Mel Sully) Exeter Quality Improvement Academy 2015.
  • Safety Time-Out on Patient Discharge (STOPD) (Steven Heath) Patient Safety Congress, Birmingham, 2015.