Dataset for "User testing to improve retrieval and comprehension of information in guidelines to improve medicines safety"

This dataset describes a series of user tests designed to improve the retrieval and comprehension of information by nurses from the NHS Injectable Medicines Guide. It includes the research protocol, data collection tools, interview transcriptions and thematic analysis, participant demographics and numerical outcome data.

Medical and health interface

Cite this dataset as:
Jones, M., Raynor, D., Watson, M., Dean Franklin, B., 2020. Dataset for "User testing to improve retrieval and comprehension of information in guidelines to improve medicines safety". Bath: University of Bath Research Data Archive. Available from:


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Matthew Jones
University of Bath

Margaret Watson
University of Strathclyde

Bryony Dean Franklin
UCL School of Pharmacy


University of Bath
Rights Holder


Collection date(s):

From 30 April 2018 to 17 October 2018

Geographical coverage:

South west England


Technical details and requirements:

Nvivo version 11 used for thematic analysis.

Documentation Files

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Full research protocol describing how the data were collected and analysed. PDF format. Created 190904.

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Complete description of the dataset

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Demographics data collection form and interview schedules.


National Institute for Health Research (NIHR)

Impact of systematic user testing of written guidance on the rate of moderate to severe errors made by hospital nurses during in situ simulation of the preparation and administration of an intravenous medicine

Publication details

Publication date: 27 March 2020
by: University of Bath

Version: 1


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Related papers and books

Jones, M. D., Franklin, B. D., Watson, M. C., and Raynor, D., 2020. User Testing to Improve Retrieval and Comprehension of Information in Guidelines to Improve Medicines Safety. Journal of Patient Safety, 18(1), e172-e179. Available from:

Contact information

Please contact the Research Data Service in the first instance for all matters concerning this item.

Contact person: Matthew Jones


Life Sciences
Pharmacy & Pharmacology