Miss Hannah Brooks

Research Associate

Pharmacy and Therapeutics

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Contact details

College of Medical and Dental Sciences
Medical School Building
University of Birmingham
Edgbaston
Birmingham
B15 2TT
UK

About

Hannah currently works within the medical school at the University of Birmingham, where she is conducting an evaluation of SCRIPT eLearning, a program designed to improve prescribing skills in junior doctors and other non-medical prescribers. She has a background in Psychology, with particular interests in educational and performance psychology, as well as previous research experience in the use of information technology to improve patient safety.

Qualifications

  • MSc Educational Psychology (majoring in Sport Psychology) 2012
  • BSc Psychology 2010

Biography

Hannah Brooks received her BSc in Psychology from the University of Birmingham in 2010, gaining First Class Honours. She was awarded her MSc in Educational Psychology, majoring in Sport Psychology, from Florida State University in 2012. Since then, she has worked as a Research Assistant at University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust as part of the Collaboration for Leadership in Applied Health Research and Care for Birmingham and the Black Country (CLAHRC-BBC) improving patient safety theme. She moved to her current position at the University of Birmingham in March 2014.

Research

Evaluating SCRIPT eLearning: a program designed to improve prescribing skills in junior doctors.
Website: http://www.safeprescriber.org

Publications

Brooks HL, Hodson J, Richardson SJ, Stezhka L, Gill MJ and Coleman JJ (2014) Improving the timeliness of meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus antimicrobial decolonization therapy administration: a descriptive account. Journal of Hospital Infection 86(3):209-15

Coleman JJ, Hodson J, Brooks HL and Rosser D (2013) Missed Medication Doses in Hospitalised Patients: A Descriptive Account of Quality Improvement Measures and Time Series Analysis. International Journal of Quality and Safety in Healthcare 25(5):564-572

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