6. Research Implementation: Evidence, Context and Facilitation ‒ the PARIHS Framework

  1. Brendan McCormack DPhil (Oxon.), BSc (Hons.) Nursing, PGCEA, RGN, RMN1,
  2. Kim Manley PhD, MN, BA, RGN, Dip N (Lond.), RCNT, PGCEA, CBE2 and
  3. Robert Garbett RN, BN, MSc3
  1. Jo Rycroft-Malone

Published Online: 15 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470698884.ch6

Practice Development in Nursing

Practice Development in Nursing

How to Cite

Rycroft-Malone, J. (2004) Research Implementation: Evidence, Context and Facilitation ‒ the PARIHS Framework, in Practice Development in Nursing (eds B. McCormack, K. Manley and R. Garbett), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470698884.ch6

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Professor of Nursing Research, University of Ulster and Director of Nursing Research and Practice Development, Royal Hospitals Trust, Belfast

  2. 2

    Head of Practice Development, RCN Institute London & Visiting Professor, Bournemouth University

  3. 3

    Research Fellow, University of Ulster and Royal Hospitals Trust, Belfast

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 18 AUG 2004

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405110389

Online ISBN: 9780470698884



  • national health servic;
  • protocols;
  • clinical excellence;
  • research implementation;
  • policy decisions


This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • The policy context

  • The challenges and complexities of using research in practice

  • Promoting Action on Research Implementation in Health Services (PARIHS) framework

  • The nature and role of evidence

  • Evaluation

  • The role of facilitation

  • Summary and conclusions

  • References