Sally Moore

Patient Safety Research Nurse

Tel: 01274 383939
Twitter: @sallymoore323

For the last five years Sally has been providing nursing input and support to the YQSR Group, building on clinical experience and developing research knowledge and skills. She is a registered nurse with over 30 years experience, specialising in care of the patient in the operating department and endoscopy unit.

Her most recent clinical post was as the Matron for the Operating Theatres and the Endoscopy Unit at a Foundation Hospital Trust. Sally still works in the clinical area on a regular basis.

Sally has many years experience in practice development, including staff development and patient quality, safety and satisfaction across operating departments, endoscopy units, pre-operative assessment, day surgery and outpatient environments.

Sally is providing research nurse support for the following projects:

  • Partners at Care Transitions (PACT)
  • Effects of FloTrac IQ on changing clinician behaviour in the management of intraoperative hypotension
  • Using patient feedback to improve the quality and safety of care
  • Using behaviour change methodology to prevent acute kidney injury in an acute hospital trust
  • Exploring patient behaviours with alcohol and smoking during the perioperative period
  • Learning from Error: Developing a patient-led patient safety incident reporting tool;
  • HIEC: A behaviour change approach to implementing patient safety guidelines
  • Evaluation of the ELSO training programme for paramedics and ambulance technicians
  • Evaluating the TAPS program

Recent Publications

Moore S. How can we use patient feedback more effectively to improve care? Nursing Times. 2018 19 November 2018;114(12):47.

Moore S, Reynolds C. Patient and public involvement: lessons from a research project. Nursing Times [online]; . 2018;114(11):44-7.

Armitage G, Moore S, Reynolds C, et al. Patient-reported safety incidents as a new source of patient safety data: an exploratory comparative study in an acute hospital in England. J Health Serv Res Policy. Jan 2018;23(1):36-43.

O’Hara JK, Reynolds C, Moore S, et al. What can patients tell us about the quality and safety of hospital care? Findings from a UK multicentre survey study. BMJ quality & safety. Mar 15 2018.

Lawton R, O’Hara JK, Sheard L, et al. Can patient involvement improve patient safety? A cluster randomised control trial of the Patient Reporting and Action for a Safe Environment (PRASE) intervention. BMJ quality & safety. Feb 03 2017.

Prestwich A, Moore S, Kotze A, Budworth L, Lawton R, Kellar I. How Can Smoking Cessation Be Induced Before Surgery? A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Behavior Change Techniques and Other Intervention Characteristics. Frontiers in Psychology. 2017;8.

Moore S, Taylor N, Slater B, Lawton R. Implementing National Patient Safety Alerts. Nursing Times. 16th March 2016 2016.

Moore S, Jayewardene D. The use of smartphones in clinical practice. Nursing management (Harrow, London, England : 1994). Jul 2014;21(4):18-22.

Taylor N, Lawton R, Moore S, et al. Collaborating with front-line healthcare professionals: the clinical and cost effectiveness of a theory based approach to the implementation of a national guideline. BMC Health Services Research. 2014;14(1):1-10.

Moore S, Anderson J, Cox S. Pros and cons of using apps in clinical practice. Nursing management (Harrow, London, England : 1994). Oct 2012;19(6):14-17.

Moore S. Changing the workforce. British journal of perioperative nursing: the journal of the National Association of Theatre Nurses. Jun 2002;12(6):218-221.

Conference presentations
Moore S. 2015. Patients have an opportunity to tell it as it is: a mixed methods analysis of patient incident reports in three NHS Trusts in the UK. RCN International Research Conference, Nottingham

Moore S, Taylor N, Slater B, Lawton R, 2016. Implementing National Patient Safety Alerts. Nursing Times, 16/3/1