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...
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...
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 ...
Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland
In the United Kingdom (UK), cervical cancer is the second most common cancer in women under 35 years. Human papillomavirus (HPV) types 16 and 18 are sexually transmitted viruses which may contribute t...
The proposed research aims to provide greater understanding about how international vaccine policies are experienced by men in the US, UK and Spain. The research fits with recently completed published...
MacMillan Cancer Support
Study of local service and impact evaluation on patients, families of cancer patients/ carers and the community commissioned by the national charity, Macmillan Cancer Support. This is based in an area...
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...
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...
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 ...
Petrova, D., Gray Brunton, C., Jaeger, M., Lenneis, A., Muñoz, R., Garcia-Retamero, R. & Todorova, I. (2015). The views of young women on HPV vaccine communication in four European countries. Current HIV Research. 13(5), 347-358. ISSN 1570-162X
The Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) is the most common sexually transmitted infection (STI) and can cause cervical cancer. Two vaccines are available to protect against the most c...
Kennedy, C., Brooks Young, P., Nicol, J., Campbell, K. & Gray Brunton, C. (2015). Fluid role boundaries: exploring the contribution of the advanced nurse practitioner to multi-professional palliative care. Journal of Clinical Nursing. 24(21-22), 3296–3305. doi:10.1111/jocn.12950. ISSN 0962-1067
Aims and objectives
To evaluate the introduction of Advanced Nurse Practitioners in a specialist, multi-professional palliative care context. The objective is to explore the ...
Gray Brunton, C., McVittie, C., Ellison, M. & Willock, J. (2013). Negotiating parental accountability in the face of uncertainty for Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. Qualitative Health Research. 24, 242-253. doi:10.1177/1049732314522108. ISSN 1049-7323
Despite extensive research into attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), parents’ constructions of their
children’s behaviors have received limited attention. This is ...
Kennedy, C., Brooks Young, P., Gray Brunton, C., Larkin, P., Connolly, M., Wilde-Larsson, B., …Chater, S. (2013). Diagnosing dying: an integrative literature review. BMJ Supportive and Palliative Care. 4, 263-270. doi:10.1136/bmjspcare-2013-000621. ISSN 2045-435X
Background To ensure patients and families
receive appropriate end-of-life care pathways and
guidelines aim to inform clinical decision making.
Ensuring appropriate outcomes t...
Kennedy, C., Gray Brunton, C. & Hogg, R. (2013). ‘Just that Little Bit of Doubt’: Scottish Parents', Teenage Girls' and Health Professionals' Views of the MMR, H1N1
and HPV Vaccines. International Journal of Behavioral Medicine.. doi:10.1007/s12529-013-9356-4. ISSN 1070-5503
Background Parental decision making about childhood vaccinations is complex and the vaccination schedule everchanging. Vaccination may be controversial even in countries with ...
Gray Brunton, C., Farver, I., Jaeger, M., Lenneis, A., Parve, K., Patarcic, D., …Todorova, I. (2013). Young Women's Constructions of the HPV Vaccine:
A Cross-Cultural, Qualitative Study in Scotland,
Spain, Serbia and Bulgaria. International Journal of Behavioral Medicine.. doi:10.1007/s12529-013-9357-3. ISSN 1070-5503
Background Following international trends, the HPV (human
papilloma virus) vaccine was introduced in Europe for protection against infection from common strands of the HPV
Gray Brunton, C. (2012). Three into one don't go.
Attempts to consolidate three specialist community nursing roles into one generalist post in community nursing in Scotland have prompted opposition.
Hogg, R., Gray Brunton, C. & Kennedy, C. (2011). A qualitative study exploring health literacy for child and adolescent vaccination in Scotland. EHPS 2012 Abstracts. Psychology and Health. 27, 1-357. doi:10.1080/08870446.2012.707817. ISSN 0887-0446
Background: Parental decision-making for childhood and adolescent vaccination is complex and health literacy is important. The aim of this study was to explore health literacy...
Hogg, R., Kennedy, C., Gray Brunton, C. & Hanley, J. (2011). Supporting the case for “progressive universalism” in health visiting: Scottish mothers and health visitors’ perspectives on targeting and rationing health visiting services, with a focus on the Lothian Child Concern Model. Journal of Clinical Nursing. 22, 240-250. doi:10.1111/j.1365-2702.2012.04224.x. ISSN 0962-1067
Aims. To explore parents and professionals’ experience of family assessment in health visiting (public health nursing), with a focus on the Lothian Child Concern Model (LCCM)....
This qualitative study will examine stakeholder (parents, young persons and health staff) experiences of current health services for immunisation by focusing on the MMR and HPV vaccines.
Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip (DDH) is a common walking di...