This article presents some of the data from a study exploring the experiences and views of a range of professional staff using care pathways in their everyday practice. It focuses on the views of doctors, nurses, and therapists. Within the context of delivering integrated care, several themes are explored in relation to the successful implementation of evidence-based care pathways.
- Care pathways
- Clinical champions
- Evidence-based practice
- Pathway co-ordinator
- Variance recording and analysis