Mahoney, C. (2012). Development and implementation of naso-gastric feeding competency. Edinburgh, NHS Lothian
Kennedy, C., Gray Brunton, C., Black, P., Campbell, K. & Nicol, J. (2011). Crossing boundaries: the role of the advanced nurse practitioner in an integrated specialist palliative care service in NHS Tayside
Following international trends, increasing adoption of Advanced Nurse Practitioners (ANPs) have occurred in the United Kingdom (UK) in the face of economic drives towards cost...
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...
National Institute for Health Research
The impact of parental drug misuse on children and families is a major public health problem . Parental drug misuse is closely associated with poor parenting, poor child development and increased r...
Economic and Social Research Council
Integration of health and social care services is happening across the United Kingdom. Integrating services is important as it puts more focus on supporting the lives – not just the health – of indivi...
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...
11 January 2017
11 January 2017
Our view of addiction shapes the help we offer.
While Finnish addiction therapists tend to see drinking to excess as intentional, French specialists tend to emphasise t...
McIntosh, P., Gray Brunton, C. & Kennedy, C. (2011). More than just a jag? The delivery of childhood vaccinations as an interpersonal over a technical skill.
Background: This paper reports findings from a qualitative study which explored the role of the health professional in the delivery of childhood vaccinations, particularly pre...
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.
Gray Brunton, C. (2009). Resisting’ Ritalin: parental talk about treatment medication in childhood ADHD (Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder)/resistance au Ritalin: entretiens avec les parents sur le traitement medicinal pour traiter le TDAH (Trouble déficitaire de l’attention et/ou hyperactivité) infantile
‘Resisting’ Ritalin: Parental Talk about Treatment Medication in Childhood ADHD (Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder).
Background: Childhood ADHD is a contested ...
Kennedy, C., Gray Brunton, C. & Hogg, R. (2009). (Mis)Communication and context for childhood vaccinations: a role for critical health psychology?
Background: The promotion of childhood vaccinations is complex in the literature. Vaccination is important to ensure protection from infectious diseases but in developed count...
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.
Kyle, R. G., Medford, W., Blundell, J., Webster, E., Munoz, S. & Macaden, L. (2017). Learning and unlearning dignity in care: Experiential and experimental educational approaches. Nurse Education in Practice. doi:10.1016/j.nepr.2017.05.001. ISSN 1471-5953
Guarding against loss of human dignity is fundamental to nursing practice. It is assumed in the existing literature that ‘dignity’ as a concept and ‘dignity in care’ as a prac...
Grant, A. & Hoyle, L. (2017). Print media representations of United Kingdom Accident and Emergency treatment targets: winter 2014-15. Journal of Clinical Nursing. doi:10.1111/jocn.13772. ISSN 0962-1067
Aims and Objectives: to undertake an analysis of UK national daily newspaper coverage of accident and emergency treatment targets, in order to understand if the media could be...
Mahoney, C. & Veitch, L. (in press). Effective and acceptable? An integrative literature review evaluation interventions for maintaining naso-gastric feeding after stroke. Journal of Clinical Nursing. ISSN 0962-1067
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 ...
Recent years have witnessed a rapid evolution in the treatment available for hepatitis C in Scotland. Unprecedented pharmacologi...