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Black, P., Gray Brunton, C., Kennedy, C., Campbell, K., & Nicol, J. (2011). Evaluation of the role of the Advanced Nurse Practitioner within an Integrated Specialist Palliative Care Service
Kennedy, C., Gray Brunton, C., McIntosh, P., Craig, A., Rust, S., & Harden, J. (2010). A qualitative study examining stakeholder experiences of current Immunisation services in NHS Lothian, focusing on the measles, mumps and rubella (MMR) and the Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Vaccines
Childhood vaccination is an important public health strategy to protect against infectious
diseases for population or ‘herd’ immunity. In western, industrialised countries, su...
Kennedy, C., McIntosh, P., Hogg, R., Gray Brunton, C., & Christie, J. A. (2009). A profiling exercise of childhood immunisation services in Edinburgh: A qualitative report
Childhood immunisation is a complex area in the research literature with a number of contributing influences. Within Edinburgh Community Health Partnership (CHP), ...
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...
Hogg, R., Gray Brunton, C., Hanley, J., Law, J., Kennedy, C., Mitchell, V., & Neilson, A. (2009). The assessment of vulnerability in public health nursing practice: A user-centred exploration, with a focus on the Lothian Child Concern Model
Hogg, R., Gray Brunton, C., Kennedy, C., Jarvis, A., Wood, C., & Halliday, B. (2009). A theoretical case study in Scotland of professional boundary work in the face of change to generalist working in community nursing: a 'jack of all trades, master of none'?
Critical approaches to change management theories challenge assumptions that change in organisations is a linear and progressive process. Changes within community nursing in t...
Gray Brunton, C. & Carnegie, E. (2017, July). Media and Social Media representations of the HPV vaccine. Paper presented at 10th Biennial International Society for Critical Health Psychology Conference, Loughborough
Public health interventions such as immunizations for the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine are not neutral but occur within a socio-cultural, historical context. They are gi...
Gray Brunton, C., Carnegie, E., Pow, J., Whittaker, A. & Todorova, I. (2017, June). Qualitative, critical and discursive methodology for exploring ambivalence around the HPV vaccine amongst marginalised groups. Poster presented at Building trust, managing risk: vaccine confidence and Human Papillomavirus vaccination, London
Gray Brunton, C. & Carnegie, E. (2017, May). Young people, constructions, context and the Human Papillomavirus (HPV) and HPV vaccine. Paper presented at International Week, School of Health and Social Care, Global issues in Healthcare, Edinburgh
Background: New social science research approaches are called for to address personal, socio-cultural, and political aspects of specific vaccines in context, given public anxi...
Gray Brunton, C., Carnegie, E., Whittaker, A. & Todorova, I. (2016, August). Critical discursive psychology as methodology for exploring ambivalence around the HPV vaccine amongst marginalised groups. Poster presented at The 30th joint European Health Psychology Society Conference/British Psychological Society Division of Health Psychology, Aberdeen
Background: Public vaccinations rely on individual acceptance and uptake. The Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) vaccine was introduced internationally to protect against common stra...
Carnegie, E., Gray Brunton, C., Whittaker, A., Kennedy, C., Hogg, R., Harding, S., …Willis, D. (2016, August). Young men with intellectual disabilities, the HPV vaccine, and constructions of sexual health risk. Paper presented at The 30th joint European Health Psychology Society Conference/British Psychology Society Division of Health Psychology
Background: The Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) Vaccine was introduced internationally in order to provide a vaccine against common strands of the HPV virus which is implicated in...
Whittaker, A., Carnegie, E., Todorova, I. & Gray Brunton, C. (2015, July). Young men’s constructions of the HPV vaccine from the United States: ‘It’s optional but not crucial to health’. Paper presented at 9th Biennial Ineternational Society of Critical Health Psychology Grahamstown, Conference, Grahamstown, South Africa
Since 2011 the United States has licensed the HPV vaccine for use amongst boys and young men. The vaccine is provided through personal health insurance. The aim of this study ...
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, Grahamstown, South Africa
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...
Petrova, D., Gray Brunton, C., Farver, I., Jaeger, M., Lenneis, A., Parve, K., …Kennedy, C. (2012). Young women’s experiences of the HPV vaccine: A Cross-Cultural, Qualitative Study in Scotland, Spain, Serbia and Bulgaria. EHPS 2012 Abstracts. Psychology and Health, 27, 104
Background: Cervical cancer remains one of the most prevalent cancers in the world. The HPV (Human Papilloma Virus) Vaccine was introduced for prevention against infection aga...
Gray Brunton, C., Hogg, R., & Kennedy, C. (2012). A qualitative study exploring health literacy for child and adolescent vaccination in Scotland. EHPS 2012 Abstracts. Psychology and Health, 27(sup1), 1-357
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...
Kennedy, C., Brooks Young, P., Gray Brunton, C., Campbell, K., & Nicol, J. (2012, January). ‘New Horizons in Palliative Nursing: The Advanced Nurse Practitioner’. Poster presented at 19th International Congress on Palliative Care,
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.