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Table 1 Tasks of the IMPACT project

From: Improving palliative care in selected settings in England using quality indicators: a realist evaluation

Year 1 Theory
Modelling the organisation of palliative care in Europe [27]
Year 2 Modelling
Identifying barriers and facilitators to successful interventions in focus groups and individual interviews 28]
Identifying quality improvement strategies to improve the organisation of palliative care [29]
Development of a QI set to assess the provision of palliative care [30]
Year 3 Pilot
Pre-test: assessment of the organisation of palliative care, using QIs
Implementation of strategies to improve the organisation of palliative care, tailored to national and setting-specific barriers and facilitators [31]
Post-test: assessment of the organisation of palliative care, using QIs
Year 4 Evaluation and dissemination
Process evaluation of the pilot
Development of toolkit and manual about how to implement changes in the organisation of palliative care
Other scientific output (papers, presentations, etc.)