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Lecturer and overseas programme leader
Cruickshank, P., Ryan, B. & Hall, H. (2017, June). Practices of community representatives in exploiting information channels for citizen engagement. Paper presented at i3, RGU, Aberdeen
This extended abstract presents results of an investigation of the practices of community representatives (in this case: Community Councillors in Scotland) in exploiting infor...
Watson, V., Dibben, C., Cox, M., Atherton, I., Sutton, M., & Ryan, M. (in press). Testing the expert based weights used in the UK’s Index of Multiple Deprivation (IMD) against three preference-based methods. Social Indicators Research,
The Index of Multiple Deprivation (IMD), used widely in England, is an important tool for social need and inequality identification. It summarises deprivation across seven dim...
Beattie, M., Murphy, D. J., Atherton, I., & Lauder, W. (2015). Instruments to measure patient experience of healthcare quality in hospitals: a systematic review. Systematic Reviews, 4(1), doi:10.1186/s13643-015-0089-0. ISSN 2046-4053
Improving and sustaining the quality of hospital care is an international challenge. Patient experience data can be used to target improvement and research. However, the use o...
Associate Professor, Applied Social Sciences
Beattie, M., Lauder, W., Atherton, I., & Murphy, D. J. (2013). Instruments to measure patient experience of health care quality in hospitals: a systematic review protocol. Systematic Reviews, 3, doi:10.1186/2046-4053-3-4. ISSN 2046-4053
Improving and sustaining the quality of care in hospitals is an intractable and persistent challenge. The patients’ experience of the quality of hospital care can provide insi...