Journal article

PARTNER: a service delivery model to implement optimal primary care management of people with knee osteoarthritis: description of development

Thorlene Egerton, Rana S Hinman, David J Hunter, Jocelyn L Bowden, Philippa JA Nicolson, Lou Atkins, Marie Pirotta, Kim L Bennell

BMJ OPEN | BMJ PUBLISHING GROUP | Published : 2020

Abstract

OBJECTIVE: Implementation strategies, such as new models of service delivery, are needed to address evidence practice gaps. This paper describes the process of developing and operationalising a new model of service delivery to implement recommended care for people with knee osteoarthritis (OA) in a primary care setting. METHODS: Three development stages occurred concurrently and iteratively. Each stage considered the healthcare context and was informed by stakeholder input. Stage 1 involved the design of a new model of service delivery (PARTNER). Stage 2 developed a behavioural change intervention targeting general practitioners (GPs) using the behavioural change wheel framework. In stage 3,..

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Grants

Awarded by National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Centre of Research Excellence for Translational Research in Musculoskeletal Pain


Awarded by NHMRC Practitioner Fellowship


Awarded by NHMRC Senior Research Fellowship


Funding Acknowledgements

The PARTNER model of service delivery and implementation strategy was supported with funding from the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Centre of Research Excellence for Translational Research in Musculoskeletal Pain (APP1079078). In addition individual author funding includes: DJH is supported by a NHMRC Practitioner Fellowship (APP1079777). RSH is supported by an NHMRC Senior Research Fellowship (#1154217). MP has been supported by an NHMRC Career Development Fellowship. KLB is supported by an NHMRC Principal Research Fellowship.