Dr Stuart Hofer is a Project Evaluation Manager in the School of Public Health, Imperial College London. He is a member of the Multimorbidity and Mental Health theme within the National Institute of Health Research Applied Research Collaboration (ARC) Northwest London. Over the last 10 years he has been involved in a range of quality improvement projects in Northwest London, working in a range of specialities including acute medicine, primary care and mental health. Stuart was awarded a Doctor of Public Health from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) in 2020 which explored the implementation and scale up of evidence-based guidelines in clinical services. His current research includes an evaluation of a novel integrated mental health service for children and young people. Stuart has published over 25 peer-reviewed papers and contributed to teaching and supervision on the Masters of Public Health at Imperial College London, University of Liverpool and LSHTM.
To find out more about his publications see his Google Scholar account here
et al., 2023, Evaluating the implementation and impact of a new model of care for integrating children and young people’s acute mental healthcare in a paediatric setting: A protocol for a realist, mixed methods approach, Bmj Open, ISSN:2044-6055
et al., 2019, Barriers and facilitators to the successful development, implementation and evaluation of care bundles in acute care in hospital: A scoping review., Implementation Science, Vol:14, ISSN:1748-5908
Reed JE, Green S, Howe C, 2018, Translating evidence in complex systems: a comparative review of implementation and improvement frameworks, International Journal for Quality in Health Care, Vol:31, ISSN:1353-4505, Pages:173-182
Hofer S, 2020, Complexity, co-creation and social practices – re-constructing quality improvement: a case study in mental health