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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...
Chief Scientists Office
We have developed an intervention that aims to help pregnant women to stop smoking by sending text messages with embedded behaviour change techniques (BCTs), as part of an engaging story with pictures...
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...
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.
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 ...
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.
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...
Hoyle, L. (in press). Nurses’ views on the impact of mass media on the public perception of nursing and nurse-service user interactions. Journal of Research in Nursing. ISSN 1744-9871
Aims: To examine nurses’ views on the impact that mass media has on service users and how this affects nurse/service user interactions.
Background: Internationally, the mass m...
Mahoney, C. & Veitch, L. (in press). Interventions for maintaining nasogastric feeding after stroke: an integrative review of effectiveness and acceptability. Journal of Clinical Nursing. ISSN 0962-1067
Aims and objectives
To investigate the effectiveness and acceptability of interventions for maintaining nasogastric tubes (NGT) in adult stroke patients.
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...
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...
Recent years have witnessed a rapid evolution in the treatment available for hepatitis C in Scotland. Unprecedented pharmacologi...