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Table 1 Included papers

From: Frameworks for embedding a research culture in allied health practice: a rapid review

Author,Year Title Framework or Model Study location/Healthcare domain Participants Framework development/Study type
Brennan, 2017 [54] Development and validation of SEER (Seeking, Engaging with and Evaluating Research): a measure of policymakers’ capacity to engage with and use research SEER Framework Australia, Health policy-makers Investigator team (researchers, policy-makers) 150/272 respondents, 57/105 respondents, 9 policy agencies Item generation and refinement, Literature review and expert consensus survey, Validity and internal consistency survey, Test-retest reliability
Cooke, 2005 [26] A framework to evaluate research capacity building in health care Cooke Framework United Kingdom, Primary care Not reported Literature review and expert opinion
Farmer, 2002 [19] A conceptual model for capacity building in Australian primary health care research ‘Whole system’ Framework Australia, General practitioners Not reported Expert opinion
Fleisher, 2007 [55] The NCI’s Cancer Information Service’s Research Continuum Framework: integrating research into cancer education practice CIS Research Continuum Framework United States, National Cancer Information Service Not reported Not reported
Golenko, 2012 [25] A thematic analysis of the role of the organisation in building allied health research capacity: a senior managers’ perspective Research Capacity-Building Model Australia, Allied health managers Nine semi-structured interviews Qualitative study with thematic analysis
Gullick, 2016 [56] Building research capacity and productivity among advanced practice nurses: an evaluation of the Community of Practice model Wenger’s Community of Practice Model Australia, Nursing Six focus groups (25 participants: 2 nurse practitioners; 23 clinical nurse consultants) Qualitative study with thematic analysis
Holden, 2012 [27] Validation of the research capacity and culture (RCC) tool: measuring RCC at individual, team and organisation levels Research Capacity and Culture Tool Australia, Primary care Allied health assistants = 3; Dieticians = 10; Occupational therapists = 24; Physiotherapists = 29; Speech pathologists = 10; Social workers = 20; Psychologists = 6; Doctors, nurses = 14 Quantitative methods with factor analysis, test-retest reliability, intra-class correlation
Hulcombe, 2014 [28] An approach to building research capacity for health practitioners in a public health environment: an organisational perspective Research Capacity and Culture Building Framework Australia, Allied health clinicians Medical laboratory assistants; Nutrition and dietetics; Occupational therapy; Oral health therapists; Physiotherapy; Podiatry; Psychology; Public health practitioners; Radiation therapy Literature review, stakeholder consultations, expert opinion; Development of health practitioners (Queensland Health) certified agreement (No. 2) (HPEB2) – CA/2011/106
McCance, 2006 [57] Developing a best practice framework to benchmark research and development activity in nursing and midwifery Research and Development Best Practice Framework United Kingdom, Nursing Not reported Literature review that included 52 papers and generated six best practice statements
Makkar, 2016 [58] The development of ORACLe: a measure of an organisation’s capacity to engage in evidence-informed health policy ORACLe Framework Australia, Health policy-makers Nine semi-structured interviews – item content; Six semi-structured interviews – item wording Literature review to generate items; Qualitative methods with content analysis for key domains; Quantitative methods to develop a scoring system and psychometric testing (n = 24)
Makkar, 2016 [59] The development of SAGE: A tool to evaluate how policymakers’ engage with and use research in health policymaking SAGE Framework Australia, Health policy-makers 65 interviews with policy-makers Literature review and expert consultation to develop item content and wording; Qualitative methods but not reported; Quantitative methods to develop a scoring system and psychometric testing
Redman, 2015 [22] The SPIRIT Action Framework: A structured approach to selecting and testing strategies to increase the use of research in policy SPIRIT Action Framework Australia, Health policy-makers Nine semi-structured interviews with policy-makers – item content Literature review including 106 papers from which items were generated; Qualitative methods with content analysis and a review of framework domains; Expert opinion
Ried, 2006 [60] Setting directions for capacity building in primary health care: a survey of a research network SARNet Framework Australia, Primary healthcare Allied health = 26General practitioners = 19Health services = 11Nurses = 9Academics = 9Hospital doctors = 7 Qualitative and quantitative methods with unreported design and methods
Whitworth, 2012 [30] Enhancing research capacity across healthcare and higher education sectors: development and evaluation of an integrated model Partnership Model United Kingdom, Speech therapists Speech and language therapists Expert opinion from senior managers;
Research ideas were solicited from practitioners; Qualitative methods to explore experiences of the research collaboration
NSW Health, 2001 [23] A Framework for Building Capacity to Improve Health RCB Framework Australia, Primary healthcare Not reported Expert opinion
Hotte, 2015 [24] Building Research Capacity within the British Columbia Health Authorities: health services and policy research support network Health Authority Capacity-Building Program Canada, Public health Not reported Literature review and identification of six themes