Chirambo, G. B. & O'Connor, S. (2016). Pioneering mobile health (mHealth) in Africa: a nurses perspective
Blog: If you visit Malawi, in south-east Africa, you will find a warm, sunny climate and a welcoming, friendly people who are largely based in rural town and communities north...
Crombie, I. K., Irvine, L., Elliott, L. & Wallace, H. (2005). Closing the health inequalities gap: an international perspective.
This report presents an analysis of official documents on government policies to tackle inequalities in health from 13 developed countries. All countries recognize that health...
Brown, S. Young men, contraception and responsibility: report of a pilot study.
Report for Hull City Council.
Elliott, L. Closing the health and equalities gap: an international perspective.
Sharp, S., Mcallister, M. & Broadbent, M. (2017). The tension between person centred and task focused care in an acute surgical setting: A critical ethnography. Collegian. doi:10.1016/j.colegn.2017.02.002. ISSN 1322-7696
Problem: Person centred care is a key indicator of quality care and a policy direction in many hospitals
yet some patients experience care that falls short of this standard.
Carnegie, E., Whittaker, A., Gray Brunton, C., Hogg, R., Kennedy, C., Hilton, S., …Pow, J. (2017). Development of a cross-cultural HPV community engagement model within Scotland. Health Education Journal.. doi:10.1177/0017896916685592. ISSN 0017-8969
Objective To examine cultural barriers and participant solutions regarding acceptance and uptake of the Human Papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine from the perspective of Black Africa...
Gill, J. S., Black, H., O'May, F. & Rees, C. (2016). Follow-up study of people who misuse alcohol: reflections on methodology. Nurse Researcher. 24(2), 10-17. ISSN 1351-5578
Background Considerable challenges exist for researchers attempting to monitor longitudinally the impact of any intervention on heavy drinkers, therefore they are often exclud...
Carnegie, E., Whittaker, A., Gray Brunton, C., Harding, S., Hilton, S., Hogg, R., …Willis, D. (2016). Young men with intellectual disabilities’ constructions of the human pailloma virus and vaccine. European Journal of Public Health. 26(Supp 1). doi:10.1093/eurpub/ckw169.050. ISSN 1101-1262
Scotland is one European country offering a national schoolbased
HPV vaccination programme to at least one age-cohort
of females, however it does not include young ...
Hanif, N., Hogg, R., Hilton, S., Harding, S., Whittaker, A., Carnegie, E., …Gray Brunton, C. (2016). Cultural reflections on the Scottish HPV vaccination. European Journal of Public Health. 26(1 supp 1). doi:10.1093/eurpub/ckw169.049. ISSN 1101-1262
The Scottish HPV vaccination programme serves young
women aged 11 to 18 years and reports consistently high
uptake rates, yet these figures may conceal levels of un...
Dombrowski, S. U., O'Carroll, R. & Williams, B. (2016). Form of delivery as a key ‘active ingredient’ in behaviour change interventions. British Journal of Health Psychology. 21(4), 733-740. doi:10.1111/bjhp.12203. ISSN 1359-107X
First paragraph:The form of delivery (FoD) is a vital part of any behaviour change intervention and not merely a by-product of operationalising theory and behaviour change tec...
Graham, W. J., Morrison, E., Dancer, S., Afsana, K., Aulakh, A., Campbell, O. M. R., …Woodd, S. (2016). What are the threats from antimicrobial resistance for maternity units in low- and middle- income countries?. Global Health Action. 9doi:10.3402/gha.v9.33381. ISSN 1654-9716
Caulfield, P. & Willis, D. (2016). Herpes simplex virus: 'to disclose or not to disclose. An exploration of the multi-disciplinary teams role in advising patients about disclosure when diagnosed with genital herpes simplex virus. International Journal of STD and AIDS.. doi:10.1177/0956462416665730. ISSN 0956-4624
The first UK prosecution for genital herpes simplex virus (HSV) transmission in 2011 attracted strong criticism from medical experts. To address the dearth of research on the ...
Dancer, S. J., Christison, F., Eslami, A., Gregori, A., Miller, R., Perisamy, K., …Graves, N. (2016). Is it worth screening elective orthopaedic patients for carriage of Staphylococcus aureus ? A part-retrospective case–control study in a Scottish hospital. BMJ Open. 6(9), e011642. doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2016-011642. ISSN 2044-6055
Background With recent focus on methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) screening, methicillin-susceptible S. aureus (MSSA) has been overlooked. MSSA infections are...
Alharbi, M., Gallagher, R., Neubeck, L., Bauman, A., Prebill, G., Kirkness, A. & Randall, S. (2016). Exercise barriers and the relationship to self-efficacy for exercise over 12 months of a lifestyle-change program for people with heart disease and/or diabetes. European Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing. doi:10.1177/1474515116666475. ISSN 1474-5151
Barriers to exercise are common in people with coronary heart disease (CHD) and/or diabetes mellitus (DM), and may influence self-efficacy for exercise.
Murray, J., Williams, B., Hoskins, G., Skar, S., McGhee, J., Treweek, S., …Gauld, D. (2016). A theory-informed approach to developing visually mediated interventions to change behaviour using an asthma and physical activity intervention exemplar. Pilot and Feasibility Studies. 2, 1-17. doi:10.1186/s40814-016-0091-x. ISSN 2055-5784
Background Visualisation techniques are used in a range of healthcare interventions. However, these frequently lack a coherent rationale or clear theoretical basis. This lack...