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Table 3 Application of the ImpRes tool

From: Designing high-quality implementation research: development, application, feasibility and preliminary evaluation of the implementation science research development (ImpRes) tool and guide

Project title and CLAHRC South London Research theme
Project web page (if available)
Healthcare area Research stage at which the ImpRes tool was applied (prospective or retrospective) Study field and design of studya Position of researcher(s) completing the ImpRes tool and ImpRes application details
Prevention of Preterm Birth Plus Improving Women’s Experiences; Maternity and Womens Health research theme
https://www.medscinet.net/POPPIE
Maternity and women’s health Prospective application Implementation Science project; Hybrid type 2 Midwife researchers
Completed independently followed by face-to-face feedback session with three members of the research team.
Developing, implementing and evaluating tobacco dependence treatment for people with psychosis and staff training pathways; Psychosis research theme
No website available
Mental health Retrospective application Implementation Science project: Hybrid type 3 Senior post-doctoral researcher
Completed independently. Feedback session offered but not accepted.
Service Evaluation of Alcohol Identification and Brief Advice Direct to the Public; Alcohol theme, Health Innovation Network South Londonb
Project website: https://healthinnovationnetwork.com/projects/iba-direct-service-evaluation/
Alcohol Retrospective application Improvement/spread project: Hybrid type 3 Senior Project Manager
Completed independently, feedback session completed.
Evaluation of the delivery of a clinical trial intervention to improve hypoglycemia control in type 1 diabetes: Applying an implementation science approach; Diabetes Research theme
Project website: http://www.clahrc-southlondon.nihr.ac.uk/centre-implementation-science/our-research/evaluating-harpdoc-trial-aimed-helping-people-type-1-diab
Diabetes Prospective application Implementation Science project: Hybrid type 1 Post-doctoral researcher
Completed independently and feedback session completed.
DeAR-GP dementia assessment referral to GP; Dementia theme, Health Innovation Network South Londonb
Project website: https://healthinnovationnetwork.com/projects/dear-gp/
Dementia Prospective application Improvement/spread project: Implementation Research Senior Project Manager
Completed independently and feedback session completed.
Development of an atrial fibrillation/atrial flutter care pathway in the cardiac device clinic; Kings Improvement Science, Centre for Implementation Science.
Project website: http://www.kingsimprovementscience.org/kis-project-3-end-of-project-november-2016
Cardiac services Retrospective application Improvement Science project; Hybrid type 3 Research worker
Completed independently and feedback session completed.
ICARUS Quality improvement project—implementing a safety briefing in critical care; Kings Improvement Science, Centre for Implementation Science.
Project website: http://www.kingsimprovementscience.org/kis-project-5/end-of-project-november-2016
Critical care Retrospective application Improvement Science project: Implementation Research Health Service Researcher/Improvement Science specialist
Completed independently and feedback session completed.
iMobile—improving critical care discharge summaries; Kings Improvement Science, Centre for Implementation Science.
Project website: http://www.kingsimprovementscience.org/kis-project-1-end-of-project-update-february-2015
Critical care Retrospective application Improvement Science project; Implementation Research Health Service Researcher/Improvement Science Specialist
Completed independently. Feedback session not completed.
Improving Lung Health in Addictions Services; Kings Improvement Science, part of the Centre for Implementation Science.
Project website: http://www.kingsimprovementscience.org/kis-project-4-end-of-project-november-2016
Drug and Alcohol Services Retrospective application Improvement Science project; Implementation Research Research worker
Completed independently and feedback session completed.
Implementing optimal falls risk assessment in memory services; Dementia theme, Health Innovation Network South Londonb
Project website: https://healthinnovationnetwork.com/projects/implementing-optimal-falls-risk-assessment-in-memory-services/
Dementia Prospective application Improvement/spread project: Hybrid type 2 Innovation Fellow
Completed independently and feedback session completed.
Technology Enabled Patient Consultation; Technology and Information theme; Health Innovation Network South Londonb
Project website: No project website available
Technology and Information Prospective application Improvement/spread project; Hybrid type 2 Technology Project Manager
Completed independently and feedback session completed.
Reducing Catheter Associated Urinary Tract Infections (CAUTIs) in South London to improve patient safety, experience and value; Patient Safety theme, Health Innovation Network South Londonb
Project website: https://healthinnovationnetwork.com/projects/catheter-care/
Patient Safety Prospective application Improvement/spread project; Hybrid type 2 Clinical Nurse Specialist
Completed independently and feedback session completed.
A Process Evaluation of the Implementation and Effectiveness of an Intensive Care Unit Telemedicine Programme; Kings Improvement Science, Centre for Implementation Science.
No project website available
Intensive care Prospective application Improvement Science project;
Hybrid type 2
Post-doctoral research fellow
Completed independently and feedback session completed.
Process evaluation of a violence reduction programme in inpatient psychiatric wards. Kings Improvement Science, Centre for Implementation Science.
Project website: http://www.kingsimprovementscience.org/dina-poursanidou
Mental health Retrospective application Improvement Science project;
Implementation Research
King’s Improvement Science Fellow
Completed with lead researcher
Walk this Way: a coaching intervention to reduce sedentary behaviour
in people with severe mental illness; Psychosis research theme
Project website: http://www.clahrc-southlondon.nihr.ac.uk/psychosis/physical-health
Mental health Prospective application Implementation Science project; Hybrid Type 1 Post-doctoral researcher
Completed independently and feedback session completed.
  1. aDesign of study: clinical efficacy research; clinical effectiveness research; hybrid type 1: hybrid type 2; hybrid type 3; implementation research as defined by Curran et al., 2012 [22]
  2. bPartner organization of NIHR CLAHRC South London
  3. cImpRes tool partially completed