Janette Pow

Janette Pow

Dr Janette Pow

Lecturer

Biography

Dr Janette Pow has been a Lecturer within the School of Health and Social Care since 2013. Janette is registered with the NMC as an Adult Nurse, Health Visitor, Nurse Prescriber and Nurse Teacher. Janette qualified as a registered adult nurse in 1993 before going onto to undertake her BSc in Community Health Nursing: Specialist Practitioner Health Visitor training at Queen Margaret University. In 2002 Janette went onto complete her Masters of Public Health with the University of Dundee. In 2009 Janette completed her PhD at Edinburgh Napier University whilst working as a research fellow evaluating the Healthy Respect Project: A National Sexual Health Demonstration project funded by the Scottish Government. Her PhD titled ‘Assessing Partnership Working: Evidence from the National Sexual Health Demonstration Project’ was a mixed methods study incorporating the use of social network analysis to analyse the strength of the relationships between NHS, Voluntary and Education partners working together to improve the sexual health of young people in Scotland. Findings from Janette’s PhD study influenced operational policy in sexual health service provision improving access to services for young people.

Janette is the Programme Leader for the MSc Health and Social Care Programme and Deputy Programme Leader for the MSc Advanced Practice Programme (Distance Learning). Janette teaches on a number of undergraduate and postgraduate modules in the School including; Module Leader Research Approaches in Health and Social Care a Masters level Module and Module Leader for Advancing Practice through Research a Level 9 Module that runs in the BSc Singapore Programme, BSc UK/International Programme and the BSc Global Online Programme. Janette is the external examiner for the MSc Public Health Programme at Glasgow Caledonian University.
Janette’s research interests are in public health, young people’s health and wellbeing, health improvement evaluation and assessment and community nursing. Janette has published extensively in peer reviewed Journals in this area – see research outputs. Janette is a reviewer/assessor for the Carnegie Trust and HISES and an evidence reviewer for the National Institute of Healthcare Research (NIHR).

Themes

Research Areas

Esteem

External Examining/Validations

  • External examiner for MPH GCU

 

Grant Funding Panel Member

  • Assessor For HISES
  • Invited to be a member of the committee for the Carnegie Vacation Scholarships Panel (commences September 2016)

 

Reviewing

  • Reviewer NIHR
  • Reviewer for Peer Reviewed Journal and Research Textbook

 

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19 results

‘I didn’t think men were affected’: Scottish and Spanish men’s constructions of risks, responsibilities and knowledge in relation to the HPV vaccine.

Presentation / Conference
Carnegie, E., Whittaker, A., Gray Brunton, C., Gullone, A., Pow, J., Petrova, D., & Garcia-Retamero, R. (2015, July)
‘I didn’t think men were affected’: Scottish and Spanish men’s constructions of risks, responsibilities and knowledge in relation to the HPV vaccine. Paper presented at 9th Biennial International Society of Critical Health Psychology Conference
European vaccine policy predominantly targets preadolescent girls prior to sexual debut in HPV vaccine campaigns. Boys and young men are currently excluded in such single-gend...

Partnership working and improved service delivery: views of staff providing sexual health services

Journal Article
Pow, J. S., Elliott, L., Raeside, R., Themessl-Huber, M., & Claveirole, A. (2013)
Partnership working and improved service delivery: views of staff providing sexual health services. Journal of Health Services Research and Policy, 18, 132-137. https://doi.org/10.1177/1355819612473584
Objectives Successful partnership working has theoretically been linked to improvements in service delivery and is dependent on the strength of the partnership, trust, communi...

Understanding complex interactions using social network analysis

Journal Article
Pow, J. S., Gayen, K., Elliott, L., & Raeside, R. (2012)
Understanding complex interactions using social network analysis. Journal of Clinical Nursing, 21, 2772-2779. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2702.2011.04036.x
Aims and objectives. The aim of this paper is to raise the awareness of social network analysis as a method to facilitate research in nursing research. Background. The applica...

Study of the implmentation of a new community health nurse role in Scotland.

Report
Elliott, L., Rome, A., Cameron, S., Currie, M., Pow, J. S. & Mackenzie-Baker, M. (2012)
Study of the implmentation of a new community health nurse role in Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland: Scottish Government
In 2006 the Scottish Executive began a radical and far reaching Review of Nursing in the Community (RONIC). This review proposed the absorption of district nursing, health vis...

Low exercise among children with asthma: A culture of over protection? A qualitative study of experiences and beliefs

Journal Article
Williams, B., Hoskins, G., Pow, J., Neville, R., Mukhopadhyay, S., & Coyle, J. (2010)
Low exercise among children with asthma: A culture of over protection? A qualitative study of experiences and beliefs. British Journal of General Practice, 60(577), 319-326. https://doi.org/10.3399/bjgp10x515070
Background Research shows that children are insufficiently active in most affluent societies. Although children with asthma may particularly benefit from physical activity, th...

Evaluation of Healthy Respect phase two: final report

Report
Elliott, L., Henderson, M., Wight, D., Nixon, C., Claveirole, A., Raab, G., …Burtney, L. (2010)
Evaluation of Healthy Respect phase two: final report
The Healthy Respect National Health Demonstration Project represented the Scottish Government’s response to the poor sexual health of young people It consisted of two phases a...

Assessing partnership working: Evidence from the National Sexual Health Demonstration Project

Thesis
Pow, J. S. Assessing partnership working: Evidence from the National Sexual Health Demonstration Project. (Thesis)
Edinburgh Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/id/eprint/3721
Partnership working has become something of a government imperative for tackling complex public health issues and is now more often the norm than the exception in health educa...

Limits, challenges and opportunities of safeguarding children in the context of Primary Care.

Book Chapter
Themessl-Huber, M., Claveirole, A., Pow, J., & Elliot, L. (2009)
Limits, challenges and opportunities of safeguarding children in the context of Primary Care. In Safeguarding Children in Primary CareJessica Kingsley Publishers

Gender differences and mental health: An exploratory study of knowledge and attitudes to mental health among Scottish teenagers

Journal Article
Williams, B., & Pow, J. (2007)
Gender differences and mental health: An exploratory study of knowledge and attitudes to mental health among Scottish teenagers. Child and Adolescent Mental Health, 12(1), 8-12. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1475-3588.2006.00413.x
Method:  A cross-sectional survey of 496 teenagers was conducted in order to explore their knowledge and attitude towards mental health and people with mental health problems....

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