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Prof Kieran Walshe - publications

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  • Walshe, K., Boyd, A., Bryce, M., Luscombe, K., Tazzyman, A., Tredinnick-Rowe, J., & Archer, J. (2017). Implementing medical revalidation in the United Kingdom: Findings about organisational changes and impacts from a survey of Responsible Officers. Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine, 110(1), 23-30. DOI: 10.1177/0141076816683556. Publication link: 758bd89e-dffa-4f57-8078-8db9b10db35f | PubMed:28084166
  • Ulph, F., Wright, S., Dharni, N., Payne, K., Lavender, T., Bennett, R., ... Walshe, K. (2017). Provision of Information about newborn screening antenatally: a sequential exploratory mixed methods project. In NIHR Health Technology Assessment . (2015 ed., Vol. 13 (6), pp. 615-626). Springer Verlag. DOI: 10.​1007/​s40258-015-0177-2. Publication link: 4afc0451-0910-4ee9-8505-35dd75acfd1b
  • Lorne, C., Coleman, A., Mcdonald, E., Walshe, K., Lau, Y-S., Turner, A., & Sutton, M. (2017). Researching health and social care devolution: learning for Greater Manchester. Interim findings. University of Manchetser.. Publication link: b25fc9e3-4dbb-462a-8df8-b8284c8c2631








  • Phipps, D., Noyce, P., Walshe, K., Parker, D., & Ashcroft, D. (2010). What factors should you focus on to provide meaningful risk assessments?Pharmaceutical Journal, 284(7595), 312. . Publication link: b2507e72-7966-40a7-a5b9-51a67b6c47a2
  • Walshe, K., & Davies, H. T. O. (2010). Research, influence and impact: Deconstructing the norms of health services research commissioning. Policy and Society, 29(2), 103-111. DOI: 10.1016/j.polsoc.2010.03.003. Publication link: ea3467d5-259b-4fb3-bc32-d53ec4c0dbd1
  • Walshe, K., Harvey, G., & Jas, P. (2010). From knowing to doing: connecting knowledge and performance in public services. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.. Publication link: 7c324c5f-1a1a-4f88-ac17-c211b53462bd





  • Lavis, J., Davies, H. T., Gruen, R., Walshe, K., & Farquhar, C. M. (2006). Working within and beyond the Cochrane Collaboration to make systematic reviews more useful to healthcare managers and policymakers. Healthcare Policy, 1(2), 21-33. . Publication link: 9f49b963-c3cd-42c8-a8ce-be05550ae559
  • Marshall, M., Noble, J., Davies, H., Waterman, H., Walshe, K., Sheaff, R., & Elwyn, G. (2006). Development of an information source for patients and the public about general practice services: an action research study. Health Expectations, 9(3), 265-274. DOI: 10.1111/j.1369-7625.2006.00394.x. Publication link: a2336282-ac72-4efb-ae29-2d82fd9f0334
  • Walshe, K., & Smith, J. (2006). Healthcare Management. (1 ed.) Oxford University Press.. Publication link: 91d9ddfc-4bfb-410f-9752-cdc91f13a87d
  • Benson, L. A., Boyd, A., & Walshe, K. (2006). Learning from regulatory interventions in healthcare. The Commission for Health Improvement and its clinical governance review process. Clinical Governance, 11(3), 213-224. DOI: 10.1108/14777270610683146. Publication link: 73b24b81-fdf2-42c9-a132-e98812421f44


  • Walshe, K. (2005). UK Election: nowhere to go [commentary]. Unknown Journal. . Publication link: 97755383-97ad-43ed-9911-21e7b7f19e5f
  • McBride, A., Hyde, P., Young, R., & Walshe, K. (2005). How the 'customer' influences the skills of the front-line worker. Human Resource Management Journal, 15(2), 35-49. DOI: 10.1111/j.1748-8583.2005.tb00145.x. Publication link: 7250c183-80e4-4a86-9104-36bb53bcbdbf
  • Walshe, K., Vincent, C. A., Davy, C., Esmail, A., Neale, G., Elstein, M., & Firth, C. J. (2005). Learning From Litigation: the role of claims analysis in patient safety. In host publication.. Publication link: 54017659-6d32-4001-b43b-480d07457609
  • Walshe, K. (2005). Health Care Under New Labour: rebuilding or dismantling the NHS?Unknown Journal, 11. . Publication link: 032bdf6c-b508-4cbb-8dd4-289557a3db12
  • McDonald, R., Waring, J., Harrison, S., Walshe, K., & Boaden, R. (2005). Rules and guidelines in clinical practice: A qualitative study in operating theatres of doctors' and nurses' views. Quality and Safety in Health Care, 14(4), 290-294. DOI: 10.1136/qshc.2005.013912. Publication link: 483fa745-a075-4874-926a-c943648e80a8
  • Giles, S. J., Cook, G. A., Jones, M. A., Todd, B., Mason, M., Muddu, B. N., & Walshe, K. (2005). Evaluating the effectiveness of a multi-professionally agreed list of adverse events for clinical incident reporting in Trauma and Orthopaedics. A follow-up study. Clinical Governance, 10(3), 217-230. DOI: 10.1108/14777270510612866. Publication link: 3a05c292-3ac4-4a88-b32a-6df3c496fd31
  • Mcbride, A., Mustchin, S., Cox, A., Hyde, P., Walshe, K., & Antonacopoulou, E. (2005). Mapping the Progress of Skill Escalator Activities: early results from a survey of learning and development professionals within NHS Trusts. Dept of Health Policy Research Unit.. Publication link: df917342-3cf6-4ef1-a5d8-8bebf230ac99
  • Walshe, K., & Benson, L. (2005). General Medical Council and the future of revalidation: time for radical reform. British Medical Journal, 330(7506). DOI: 10.1136/bmj.330.7506.1504. Publication link: dc547e6b-71eb-4a94-a4a1-1ac29885a3fa
  • Pawson, R., Greenhalgh, T., Harvey, G., & Walshe, K. (2005). Realist review - A new method of systematic review designed for complex policy interventions. Journal of Health Services Research and Policy, 10(1), 21-34. DOI: 10.1258/1355819054308530. Publication link: b30f2b76-8440-4fb2-be34-ba83ad4cc669


  • Benson, L., Venning, P., Young, R., Walshe, K., & Mullen, C. (2004). Beginning to Reinvigorate the Workforce. British Journal of Health Care Management, 10(9). . Publication link: fa10ef0e-0995-4301-8089-b9c99dbbb674
  • Pawson, R., Greenhalgh, T., Harvey, G., & Walshe, K. (2004). Using realist methods to produce syntheses of evidence for use by managers and policy makers. (CHSRF/SDO). No publisher name.. Publication link: ee288f82-c2d0-4491-8544-22a326d7f918
  • Walshe, K., & Shortell, S. M. (2004). When things go wrong: How health care organizations deal with major failures - Important opportunities for improvement will be missed if we fail to investigate and learn from the "airplane crashes" of health care. Health Affairs, 23(3), 103-111. DOI: 10.1377/hlthaff.23.3.103. Publication link: b2624095-4ba4-4509-8ae3-89c70fec4a48
  • Walshe, K., & Shortell, S. M. (2004). What Happens When Things Go Wrong: how healthcare organisations deal with major failures. Unknown Journal, 23. . Publication link: 9f132c70-be69-40e9-af48-1f1635128516
  • Walshe, K., & Shortell, S. M. (2004). Social regulation of healthcare organizations in the United States: Developing a framework for evaluation. Health Services Management Research, 17(2), 79-99. DOI: 10.1258/095148404323043118. Publication link: aa93c3ea-b3ca-4a38-81c0-fa73517a9fb2
  • Walshe, K. (2004). Returning to Local Governance in Healthcare ? In host publication. London: Palgrave. . Publication link: c91c6947-80f7-49b5-a241-cfa449770cad
  • Walshe, K., Hunter, D., Smith, J., Dixon, J., Edwards, N., Mays, N., ... Robinson, R. (2004). Primary Care Trusts: premature reorganisation with mergers may be harmful [editorial]. Unknown Journal. . Publication link: e0784a4c-8c9f-4c35-a813-a758417e59e7
  • Walshe, K., Vincent, C. A., Gray, A., Esmail, A., Fenn, P., Rivero-Arias, O., ... Trevethick, K. (2004). The Epidemiology of Error : an analysis of databases of clinical negligence litigation. University of Manchester.. Publication link: 451b8927-7022-434e-a6c3-3938e226eaf5
  • Walshe, K., Vincent, C. A., Esmail, A., Neale, G., Elstein, M., & Firth, C. J. (2004). Learning from Litigation: an analysis of claims for clinical negligence. University of Manchester.. Publication link: 156cfec7-1a29-43c6-9e95-7a556da67ff4
  • Smith, J., & Walshe, K. (2004). Big Business: The Corporatization of Primary Care in the UK and the USA. Public Money and Management, 24(2), 87-96. DOI: 10.1111/j.1467-9302.2004.00400.x. Publication link: 73e68d57-608b-42ea-866a-8bb4a17be9ec
  • Giles, S., Cook, G., Jones, M., Todd, B., Mason, M., & Walshe, K. (2004). Developing a multiprofessionally agreed list of adverse events for clinical incident reporting in trauma. Clinical Governance: an international Journal, 9. . Publication link: 8d0fbefa-0fdb-4d22-9c31-c5337749fd95
  • Freeman, T., & Walshe, K. (2004). Achieving progress through clinical governance? A national study of healthcare managers' perceptions in the NHS in England. Quality and Safety in Health Care, 13. . Publication link: 92604aa3-4854-47f0-90c3-52df8e9f4e7e




  • Walshe, K. (2001). The external review of quality improvement in healthcare organisations: a qualitative study. Unknown Journal, 13(5). . Publication link: f6efb7ef-b393-4740-ac1e-f9ae1a546f0c
  • Walshe, K., & Offen, N. (2001). A very public failure: Lessons for quality improvement in healthcare organisations from the Bristol Royal Infirmary. Quality in Health Care, 10(4), 250-256. DOI: 10.1136/qhc.0100250... Publication link: fac4d5c9-eee0-4fcd-b7d4-b09b2365556d
  • Walshe, K. (2001). Regulating Nursing Homes in the United States: are we learning from experience?Unknown Journal, 20. . Publication link: b0b980ae-b7a6-4595-a924-61c0fe8326b0
  • Walshe, K. (2001). Don't try this at home: Health policy lessons for the NHS from the United States. Economic Affairs, 21(4), 28-32. DOI: 10.1111/1468-0270.00322. Publication link: 9f120d00-939d-4e40-b9b6-21af0770b09c
  • Walshe, K. (2001). The Development of Clinical Risk Management. Clinical Risk Management: Enhancing Patient Safety. . Publication link: 3171397b-8bb4-405a-bf29-f2a4cd8dd40a
  • Walshe, K., & Vincent, C. A. (2001). Clinical Risk Management and the Analysis of Clinical Incidents. In host publication. London: Royal Society of Medicine Press. . Publication link: 4b70d7fc-3afc-427c-858d-be0581af786a
  • Freeman, T., Latham, L., Walshe, K., Wallace, L., & Spurgeon, P. (2001). How do trusts intend to measure progress in clinical governance?Journal of Clinical Governance, 9(1), 33-39. . Publication link: 4bc3e9d4-4061-43f4-b5c4-7178a52e9fb6
  • Walshe, K., & Rundall, T. G. (2001). Evidence-based Management: From Theory to Practice in Health Care. Milbank Quarterly, 79(3), 429-457. DOI: 10.1111/1468-0009.00214. Publication link: 0a9d034c-88b4-433a-b0cf-cb60e917d640
  • Wallace, L. M., Freeman, T., Latham, L., Walshe, K., & Spurgeon, P. (2001). Organisational strategies for changing clinical practice: How trusts are meeting the challenges of clinical governance. Quality in Health Care, 10(2), 76-82. DOI: 10.1136/qhc.10.2.76. Publication link: 1d3c3290-7316-43ab-a492-5301b168bc3a
  • Freeman, T., Latham, L., Walshe, K., Wallace, L., & Spurgeon, P. (2001). Evaluating mandated quality improvement: Results of a survey in the NHS in England. Journal of Clinical Excellence, 3(1), 15-22. . Publication link: 6daeaaa0-0b90-4b4d-87e4-d00ba13e97c9
  • Wallace, L., Spurgeon, P., Latham, L., Freeman, T., & Walshe, K. (2001). Clinical governance, organisational culture and change management in the new NHS. Clinician in Management, 10(1), 23-31. . Publication link: 889ea2bd-c126-41a1-af7c-4dd4f7c8391d