Recent publications


Nicolini, D., Scarbrough, H and Gracheva, J. (2016). Communities of practice and situated learning in healthcare. In Ferlie, E., Montgomery, K. and Pedersen, A. (eds) The Oxford Handbook of Health Care Management, Oxford: Oxford University Press

D’Andreta, D. and Scarbrough, H. (2016). Knowledge mobilization and network ambidexterity in a mandated healthcare network: a CLAHRC case study in: J. Swan, S. Newell, S. and D. Nicolini (eds) Mobilizing Knowledge in Healthcare. Oxford University Press

D’Andreta, D., M. Marabelli, S. Newell, H. Scarbrough and J. Swan (2016). Dominant cognitive frames and the innovative power of social networks. Organization Studies 37(3): 293-321.

Scarbrough, H., Robertson, M & Swan J. (2015). Diffusion in the face of failure: The evolution of a management innovation. British Journal of Management, 26, 365–387

Evans, S. and Scarbrough, H. (2014). Supporting knowledge translation through collaborative translational research initiatives: ‘Bridging’ versus ‘blurring’ boundary-spanning approaches in the UK CLAHRC initiative. Social Science and Medicine. 106, 119-127

D’Andreta, D., Scarbrough, H. and Evans S. (2013). The enactment of knowledge translation: A study of the CLAHRC initiative within the English National Health Service. Journal of Health Services Research and Policy. 18, Supp. 3, October, pp. 40-53

Clarke, A., Taylor-Philips, S., Gkeredakis, E., Mills , P., Nicolini , D., Powell, J., Roginski, C., Scarbrough, H., Swan, J., Grove, A. (2013). Evidence-based commissioning in the English NHS: Who uses which sources of evidence? British Medical Journal Open

Gkeredakis et al. (2011). Mind the gap: Understanding utilisation of evidence and policy in healthcare management and practice. Journal of Health Organization and Management. 25 (3): 298-314.


Kyratsis Y., Atun R., Phillips N., Tracey P. and George, G. (2017). Healthcare in Transition: Professional Identity Work in the Context of Shifting Institutional Logics. Academy of Management Journal 60(2), pp. 610–641

Kyratsis, Y., Ahmad, R., Iwami, M., Castro-Sanchez, E., Atun, R. and Holmes, A. (2018). A multi-level neo-institutional analysis of infection prevention and control in English hospitals: coerced safety culture change? Sociology of Health and Illness (2nd Round R&R)

Mizuno, S., Iwami, M., Kunisawa, S., Naylor, N., Yamashita, K., Kyratsis, Y., Meads, G., Otter, J., Holmes, A., Imanaka, Y. and Ahmad R. (2018). Comparison of national strategies to control and prevent MRSA bloodstream infections in Japan and England. Journal of Hospital Infection (In Press)

Alzahrani, F. and Kyratsis, Y. (2017). Emergency nurse disaster preparedness during mass gatherings: a cross-sectional survey of emergency nurses' perceptions in hospitals in Mecca, Saudi Arabia. BMJ Open, 7(4)

Kyratsis, Y., Armit, K., Zyada, A. and Lees, P. (2016). Medical leadership and management in the United Kingdom. Australasian Psychiatry, 24(3), pp. 240–242

Castro-Sanchez, E., Kyratsis, Y., Iwami, M., Rawson, T.M. and Holmes, A.H. (2016). Serious electronic games as behavioural change interventions in healthcare-associated infections and infection prevention and control: A scoping review of the literature and future directions. Antimicrobial Resistance and Infection Control, 5(1)

McKeown, E., Weir H., Berridge E-J., Ellis, L. and Kyratsis, Y. (2016). Art engagement and mental health: experiences of service users of a community-based arts programme at Tate Modern, London. Public Health, Vol. 320: 29-35

Hansen, S., Zingg, W., Ahmad, R., Kyratsis, Y., Behnke, M., Schwab, F., Pittet, D. and Gastmeier, P. (2015). Organization of Infection Control in European hospitals Journal of Hospital Infection, 91(4): 338-45

Hansen, S., Schwab, F., Gastmeier, P., Pittet, D., Zingg, W., Kyratsis, Y., Ahmad, R., Sax, H. Grundmann, H., Van Benthem, B., Van der Kooi, T., Dettenkofer, M., Martin, M., Richet, H., Szilágyi, E. Központ, O.E., Heczko, P.B., Holmes, A., Allegranzi, B., Magiorakos, A., Cookson,  B., and Wu, A.W. (2015). Provision and consumption of alcohol-based hand rubs in European hospitals. Clinical Microbiology and Infection, 21(12), pp. 1047–1051

Martin M, Zingg W, Knoll E, Wilson C, Dettenkofer M, Pittet D, Sax H, Gastmeier P, Hansen S, Grundmann H, van Benthem B, van der Kooi T, Richet H, Szilágyi E, Heczko PB, Holmes A, Kyratsis Y, Ahmad R, Allegranzi B, Magiorakos A-P, Cookson B, Wu AW. (2014). National European guidelines for the prevention of Clostridium difficile infection: A systematic qualitative review. Journal of Hospital Infection, 87(4): 212-19

Kyratsis, Y., Ahmad, R., Hatzaras, K., Iwami, M. and Holmes, A. (2014). Making sense of evidence in management decisions: the role of research-based knowledge on innovation adoption and implementation in health care. Health Services and Delivery Research, 2(6): 1-192

Kyratsis, Y. and Ahmad, R. (2013). Mapping the terrain of investment in global infectious diseases. The Lancet Infectious Diseases, 13(1): 6-7

Charani, E., Kyratsis, Y., Lawson, W., Wickens, H., Brannigan, E.T., Moore, L.S.P. and Holmes, A.H. (2013). An analysis of the development and implementation of a smartphone application for the delivery of antimicrobial prescribing policy: Lessons learnt. Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy, 68(4): 960-67

Charani, E., Castro-Sanchez, E., Sevdalis, N., Kyratsis, Y., Drumright, L., Shah, N. and Holmes, A. (2013). Understanding the determinants of antimicrobial prescribing within hospitals: The role of "prescribing etiquette". Clinical Infectious Diseases, 57(2): 188-196

Kyratsis, Y., Ahmad, R. and Holmes, A. (2012). Technology adoption and implementation in organisations: Comparative case studies of 12 English NHS Trusts. British Medical Journal Open, 2(2)

Ahmad, R., Kyratsis, Y. and Holmes, A. (2012). When the user is not the chooser: Learning from stakeholder involvement in technology adoption decisions in infection control. Journal of Hospital Infection, 81(3): 163-168

Kyratsis, Y., Ahmad, R. and Holmes, A. (2012). Making sense of evidence in management decisions: The role of research-based knowledge on innovation adoption and implementation in healthcare. Study Protocol. Implementation Science, 7(1)

Atun, R.A., Kyratsis, I., Jelic, G., Rados-Malicbegovic, D. and Gurol-Urganci, I. (2007). Diffusion of complex health innovations--implementation of primary health care reforms in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Health Policy and Planning, 22(1): 28-39