We aim to support health services to plan, implement and evaluate the Deadly Liver Mob program in their own site. We recognise that services have limited capacity to undertake evaluation. This section of the toolkit provides some practical ways in which information can be used to examine the operations of the program primarily using routinely collected data.
In evaluating the existing Deadly Liver Mob sites, we worked with a team of researchers. However, this evaluation aimed to rely as much as possible on routinely collected data to ‘mimic’ what might be possible in real life scenarios.
Any evaluation whether conducted by a service or if conducted by an external agency should adhere to standard ethical principles. Health services must comply with standards relating to client privacy. Further, evaluations of Deadly Liver Mob sites must also consider the confidentiality and privacy of staff.