Lecturer/BSc Programme leader
Richtering, S. S., Hyun, K., Neubeck, L., Coorey, G., Chalmers, J., Usherwood, T., …Redfern, J. (2017). eHealth Literacy: Predictors in a Population With Moderate-to-High Cardiovascular Risk. JMIR Human Factors. 4(1), e4. doi:10.2196/humanfactors.6217. ISSN 2292-9495
Background: Electronic health (eHealth) literacy is a growing area of research parallel to the ongoing development of eHealth interventions. There is, however, little and conf...
Neubeck, L. (in press). Marked differences in cardiovascular risk profiles in middle-aged and older Chinese residents: Evidence from a large Australian cohort. International Journal of Cardiology.. ISSN 0167-5273
To examine and compare the prevalence of cardiovascular disease (CVD) and major cardiovascular risk factors among Chinese, mixed-Chinese and non-Chinese Australians...
Wild, D. & Kydd, A. (2016). Culture change in care homes: development and facilitation. Nursing Older People. 28(8), 31-37. doi:10.7748/nop.2016.e790. ISSN 1472-0795
This article is the second of a two-part series that explores a programme of culture change in care homes. In this article, the authors describe their independent development ...
18 May 2016
18 May 2016
Organised an international conference with speakers from Belgium and Finland, plus clinicians, researchers from the locality and from Edinburgh Napier University.
Lecturer in Child Health Nursing
O’Connor, S., Hanlon, P., O’Donnell, C. A., Garcia, S., Glanville, J. & Mair, F. S. (2016). Understanding factors affecting patient and public engagement and recruitment to digital health interventions: a systematic review of qualitative studies. BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making. 16(120)doi:10.1186/s12911-016-0359-3
Numerous types of digital health interventions (DHIs) are available to patients and the public but many factors affect their ability to engage and enrol in them. Th...
Wild, D. & Kydd, A. (2016). Culture change in care homes: a literature review. Nursing Older People. 28(7), 35-39. doi:10.7748/nop.2016.e789. ISSN 1472-0795
This article is the first of a two-part series that explores a programme of culture change in care homes. A UK care home company sought the authors’ expertise to design and fa...
Wild, D. & Kydd, A. (2016). Digital skills training in care homes: achievement: In the second of their two-part series, Deidre Wild and colleagues describe the successes and challenges of introducing training for staff with the help of ‘IT champions’. Nursing Older People. 28(5), 31-36. doi:10.7748/nop.28.5.31.s26. ISSN 1472-0795
This article describes digital skills training (DST) for staff and later, residents, as part of a programme of culture change in a large care home with nursing in Glasgow. It ...
Oliver, E. J., Hanson, C. L., Lindsey, I. A. & Dodd-Reynolds, C. J. (2016). Exercise on referral: evidence and complexity at the nexus of public health and sport policy. International Journal of Sport Policy and Politics. 8(4), 731-736. doi:10.1080/19406940.2016.1182048. ISSN 1940-6940
Exercise on referral schemes (ERS) are recommended by the National
Institute of Clinical Excellence for increasing physical activity in inactive patients with long-term health...
Kydd, A. & Fleming, A. (2016). What doctors need to know: Prescribing or not for the oldest old. Maturitas. 90, 9-16. doi:10.1016/j.maturitas.2016.05.003. ISSN 0378-5122
Given the global increase in the number of people over the age of 85, there is a growing body of work concerning this group, termed the oldest old. Much of this work is confin...
O'Connor, Y., O'Connor, S., O'Donoghue, J., Heavin, C. & Gallagher, J. (2015). Sociocultural and Technological Barriers Across all Phases of Implementation for mobile Health in Developing Countries. In Applied Computing in Medicine and Health, 42-57. Elsevier. doi:10.1016/B978-0-12-803468-2.00010-2. ISBN 9780128034682
In recent years scholars are realising the importance of examining mobile health (mHealth) implementation in developing countries. A vast array of research exists which focuse...
Devlin, A. M., McGee-Lennon, M., O’Donnell, C. A., Bouamrane, M., Agbakoba, R., O’Connor, S., …Mair, F. S. (2015). Delivering digital health and well-being at scale: lessons learned during the implementation of the dallas program in the United Kingdom. Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association. 23(1), 48-59. doi:10.1093/jamia/ocv097. ISSN 1067-5027
To identify implementation lessons from the United Kingdom Delivering Assisted Living Lifestyles at Scale (dallas) program-a large-scale, national technology progra...
O’Connor, S. & Andrews, T. (2015). Mobile Technology and Its Use in Clinical Nursing Education: A Literature Review. Journal of Nursing Education. 54(3), 137-144. doi:10.3928/01484834-20150218-01. ISSN 0148-4834
Nursing students face a variety of challenges to learning in clinical practice, from the theory–practice gap, to a lack of clinical supervision and the ad hoc nature of learni...
O’Connor, S. & Murphy, S. (2013). Chronic Venous Leg Ulcers: Is Topical Zinc the Answer? A Review of the Literature. Advances in skin & wound care. 27(1), 35-44. doi:10.1097/01.asw.0000439173.79541.96. ISSN 1527-7941
To enhance the learner's competence with knowledge of research data on topical zinc for treatment of chronic leg ulcers.
This continuing education a...
Hanson, C. L., Allin, L. J., Ellis, J. G. & Dodd-Reynolds, C. J. (2013). An evaluation of the efficacy of the exercise on referral scheme in Northumberland, UK: association with physical activity and predictors of engagement. A naturalistic observation study. BMJ Open. 3(8), e002849. doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2013-002849. ISSN 2044-6055
Objectives: Exercise on referral schemes (ERS) are widely commissioned in the UK but there is little evidence of their association with physical activity levels. We s...
Zarabzadeh, A., O’Donoghue, J., O’Connor, Y., O’Kane, T., Woodworth, S., Gallagher, J. & O’Connor, S. (2013). Variation in health care providers’ perceptions: decision making based on patient vital signs. Journal of Decision Systems. 22(3), 168-189. doi:10.1080/12460125.2013.817063. ISSN 1246-0125
Clinical decision making plays an imperative role when delivering healthcare services. To assist healthcare practitioners in decision making activities, Early Warning Scorecar...
Kydd, A., MacKay, W., MacIntosh, T., McIver, V. & O'Kane, C. (2016, October). Management of indwelling urethral catheters in community settings. Paper presented at 5th European Nursing Congress, Rotterdam
Introduction: This paper presents part of a larger study which examined callout patterns of people with catheters in the community, explored stakeholder experiences and develo...