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Parkes, T., Atherton, I., Evans, J., Gloyn, S., McGhee, S., Stoddart, B., …Choudury, H. (2011). An evaluation to assess the implementation of NHS delivered Alcohol Brief Interventions: Final Report.
Alcohol Brief Interventions (ABIs) have been identified as an effective strategy for treating people whose alcohol consumption is posing a risk to their health. As part of its...
Parkes, T., MacAskill, S., Brooks, O., Jepson, R., Atherton, I., Doi, L., …Eadie, D. (2009). Prison health needs assessment for alcohol problems.
Atherton, I., Evans, J. & Hubbard, G. (2009). Health and well-being of people living with and beyond cancer in Scotland: An investigation using a nationally representative dataset.
Evidence-informed recruitment and retention strategies are required to ensure the nursing workforce has sufficient capacity and capability to deliver care to Scotland’s population. Current ...
Economic and Social Research Council
Nursing students care for people from very different backgrounds to their own both in placements during undergraduate training and throughout their careers. Caring for patients requires empathy: seein...
The Administrative Data Research Centre (ADRC) - Scotland aims to make research and make available de-identified administrative data to the research community.
The ADRC will have a core service that w...
Atherton, I., Doi, L., Jepson, R. & Parkes, T. (2008). Prison health needs assessment for alcohol problems: policy context, epidemiology and rapid review. (draft version for comments by project commissioners and advisory group)
Dibben, C., Atherton, I., Cox, M., Watson, V., Ryan, M. & Sutton, M. (2007). Investigating the impact of changing weights that underpin the Index of Multiple Deprivation 2004.
Dibben, C., Atherton, I., Baldacchino, A. & Doherty, J. (2006). Scoping a homelessness and substance misuse dataset.
Atherton, I. M., Lasater, K., Richards, E. A., Mathews, L. R., Simpson, V. & Kyle, R. G. (2016). Population health and nurse education – time to step-up. Nurse Education Today. doi:10.1016/j.nedt.2016.08.002. ISSN 0260-6917
•Contemporary trends in population health threaten the sustainability of current approaches to care delivery.
•Health care professionals inevitably confront social ...
Kyle, R. G., Atherton, I. M., Kesby, M., Sothern, M. & Andrews, G. (2016). Transfusing our lifeblood: Reframing research impact through inter-disciplinary collaboration between health geography and nurse education. Social science & medicine. doi:10.1016/j.socscimed.2016.08.002. ISSN 0277-9536
Geographers have long grappled with how their research can positively impact individuals, communities and society.
Demonstrating research impact is an increasingly important a...
Kyle, R. G. & Atherton, I. M. (2016). Biogeography as critical nursing pedagogy: Breathing life into nurse education. Nurse education in practice. doi:10.1016/j.nepr.2016.07.006. ISSN 1873-5223)
Insights from the social sciences, including geography, sociology, and anthropology, have long been incorporated into pre-registration nursing programmes. However, scholars ha...
Beattie, M., Shepherd, A., Lauder, W., Atherton, I., Cowie, J. & Murphy, D. J. (2016). Development and preliminary psychometric properties of the Care Experience Feedback Improvement Tool (CEFIT). BMJ Open. 6, 1-13. doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2015-010101. ISSN 2044-6055
Objective To develop a structurally valid and reliable, yet brief measure of patient experience of hospital quality of care, the Care Experience Feedback Improvement Tool (CEF...
Kyle, R. G., Neall, R. A. & Atherton, I. (2015). Prevalence of overweight and obesity among nurses in Scotland: A cross-sectional study using the Scottish Health Survey. International Journal of Nursing Studies. 53, 126-133. doi:10.1016/j.ijnurstu.2015.10.015. ISSN 0020-7489
Increasing prevalence of overweight and obesity represents a global pandemic. As the largest occupational group in international healthcare systems nurses are at t...
Leung, J., Atherton, I., Kyle, R. G., Hubbard, G. & McLaughlin, D. (2016). Psychological distress, optimism and general health in breast cancer survivors: a data linkage study using the Scottish Health Survey. Supportive care in cancer : official journal of the Multinational Association of Supportive Care in Cancer. 24(4), 1755-1761. doi:10.1007/s00520-015-2968-2. ISSN 1433-7339
The aim of this study is to examine the association between optimism and psychological distress in women with breast cancer after taking into account their self-rated ...
Neall, R. A., Atherton, I. M. & Kyle, R. G. (2015). Nurses' health-related behaviours: protocol for a quantitative systematic review of prevalence of tobacco smoking, physical activity, alcohol consumption and dietary habits. Journal of advanced nursing. 72(1), 197-204. doi:10.1111/jan.12739. ISSN 1365-2648
To enumerate nurses' health-related behaviour by critically appraising studies on tobacco smoking, physical activity, alcohol consumption and dietary habits.
Leung, J., McLaughlin, D., Woods, L. M., Henderson, R., Watson, A., Kyle, R. G., …MacLeod, C. (2015). Screening mammography uptake within Australia and Scotland in rural and urban populations. Preventive medicine reports. 2, 559-562. doi:10.1016/j.pmedr.2015.06.014. ISSN 2211-3355
Objective. To test the hypothesis that rural populations had lower uptake of screening mammography than urban populations in the Scottish and Australian setting.
Leung, J., Smith, A., Atherton, I. & McLaughlin, D. (2016). “Everybody Knows Everybody Else’s Business”—Privacy in Rural Communities. Journal of Cancer Education. 31(4), 811-812. doi:10.1007/s13187-015-0862-8. ISSN 0885-8195
Patients have a right to privacy in a health care setting. This involves conversational discretion, security of medical records and physical privacy of remaining unnoticed or ...
The PhD project will explore the relationship between area deprivation and self-reported health in UK Nurses. I aim to assess the presence and extent of ...