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Linkage of national health and social care data: a cross-sectional study of multimorbidity and social care use in people aged over 65 years in Scotland

Journal Article
Henderson, D. A., Atherton, I., McCowan, C., Mercer, S. W., & Bailey, N. (in press)
Linkage of national health and social care data: a cross-sectional study of multimorbidity and social care use in people aged over 65 years in Scotland. Age and ageing,
Background: Little is known about the relationship between multimorbidity and social care use (also known as long-term care). The aim of this study was to assess the relations...

Population health as a 'platform' for nurse education: A qualitative study of nursing leaders

Journal Article
Lasater, K., Atherton, I. M., & Kyle, R. G. (2020)
Population health as a 'platform' for nurse education: A qualitative study of nursing leaders. Nurse Education Today, 86, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nedt.2019.104313
Background: Challenges to the sustainability of global healthcare systems are prompting a shift towards more population-focused models of care. Nurse educators need to develop...

Zooming out to prioritise population health in nurse education

Journal Article
Lasater, K., Kyle, R. G., & Atherton, I. M. (2019)
Zooming out to prioritise population health in nurse education. Collegian, 26(5), 511-513. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.colegn.2019.09.007
In this Editorial, we argue that zooming out to prioritise population health in nurse education can: (1) Redefine population health as praxis; (2) Reposition nursing as a sign...

Student nurses' attitudes to social justice and poverty: An international Comparison

Journal Article
Scheffer, M. M. J., Lasater, K., Atherton, I. M., & Kyle, R. G. (2019)
Student nurses' attitudes to social justice and poverty: An international Comparison. Nurse Education Today, 80, 59-66. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nedt.2019.06.007
Background: In both the United Kingdom (UK) and the United States (US), health inequities are proving resistant to improvement. Nurses are ideally placed to advocate for socia...

Testing the expert based weights used in the UK’s Index of Multiple Deprivation (IMD) against three preference-based methods

Journal Article
Watson, V., Dibben, C., Cox, M., Atherton, I., Sutton, M., & Ryan, M. (2019)
Testing the expert based weights used in the UK’s Index of Multiple Deprivation (IMD) against three preference-based methods. Social Indicators Research, 144(3), 1055-1074. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11205-018-02054-z
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...

Health-related behaviors of nurses and other healthcare professionals: a cross-sectional study using the Scottish Health Survey

Journal Article
Schneider, A., Bak, M., Mahoney, C., Hoyle, L., Ba, K., Atherton, I. M., & Kyle, R. G. (2019)
Health-related behaviors of nurses and other healthcare professionals: a cross-sectional study using the Scottish Health Survey. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 75(6), 1239-1251. https://doi.org/10.1111/jan.13926
Aims: To estimate the prevalence and co-occurrence of health-related behaviours among nurses in Scotland relative to other healthcare workers and those in non-healthcare occup...

A retrospective medical records review of risk factors for the development of respiratory tract secretions (death rattle) in the dying patient

Journal Article
Kolb, H., Snowden, A., Stevens, E., & Atherton, I. (2018)
A retrospective medical records review of risk factors for the development of respiratory tract secretions (death rattle) in the dying patient. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 74(7), 1639-1648. https://doi.org/10.1111/jan.13704
Aim: Identification of risk factors predicting the development of death rattle. Background: Respiratory tract secretions, often called death rattle, are among the most common ...

Obesity prevalence among healthcare professionals in England: a cross-sectional study using the Health Survey for England

Journal Article
Kyle, R. G., Wills, J., Mahoney, C., Hoyle, L., Kelly, M., & Atherton, I. M. (2017)
Obesity prevalence among healthcare professionals in England: a cross-sectional study using the Health Survey for England. BMJ Open, 7(12), https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2017-018498
Objective: To estimate obesity prevalence among healthcare professionals in England and compare prevalence to those working outside of the health services. Design: Cross-secti...

Transfusing our lifeblood: Reframing research impact through inter-disciplinary collaboration between health geography and nurse education

Journal Article
Kyle, R. G., Atherton, I. M., Kesby, M., Sothern, M., & Andrews, G. (2016)
Transfusing our lifeblood: Reframing research impact through inter-disciplinary collaboration between health geography and nurse education. Social science & medicine, 168, 257-264. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.socscimed.2016.08.002
Geographers have long grappled with how their research can positively impact individuals, communities and society. Demonstrating research impact is an increasingly important a...

Population health and nurse education – time to step-up

Journal Article
Atherton, I. M., Lasater, K., Richards, E. A., Mathews, L. R., Simpson, V., & Kyle, R. G. (2016)
Population health and nurse education – time to step-up. Nurse Education Today, 51, 117-119. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nedt.2016.08.002
Highlights •Contemporary trends in population health threaten the sustainability of current approaches to care delivery. •Health care professionals inevitably confront social ...
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Who benefits from cardiovascular risk reduction programmes? Building a Scottish observatory to measure the impact of blood pressure (BP) telemonitoring and future cardiovascular risk reduction interve...

2020 - 2023
The British Heart Foundation is partnering the Scottish Government in supporting the roll out of an evidence based BP telemonitoring initiative (scale up BP) in order to facilitate increased detection...
Funder: British Heart Foundation | Value: £192,845

Care Home Innovation Partnership - Ensuring a Whole Systems Analysis

2019 - 2021
• Conduct an ‘Audit’ of data items currently collected through electronic care planning in the 6 partner care homes to establish what data are routinely collected as part of resident care • Create a u...
Funder: Scottish Government | Value: £37,666

Individual and contextual deprivation: Association with cancer outcomes and implications for cancer policy

2019 - 2020
This project will use data from the Longitudinal Study for England and Wales to investigate inequalities in survival after a cancer diagnosis. It will compare and contrast estimates for survival obtai...
Funder: Economic and Social Research Council | Value: £4,597

Administrative Data Research Centres 2018

2018 - 2021
Administrative data (that is, information collected primarily for administrative purposes) has long contributed to central government and other statistics. However in the last 15-20 years, technologic...
Funder: Economic and Social Research Council | Value: £245,928

Cardiovascular disparities among young adults in Scotland: Linking the Scottish Longitudinal Study from 1991 to 2011

2018 - 2019
In this study, we aim to examine: 1. Trends in the prevalence of hospital admissions for CHD in young adults and compare them with older adults between 1991 to 2011; 2. Trend in the annual rates of ...
Funder: European Society of Cardiology

Career trajectories of Nurses in Scotland 2001-2011

2015 - 2016
Background Evidence-informed recruitment and retention strategies are required to ensure the nursing workforce has sufficient capacity and capability to deliver care to Scotland’s population. Current ...
Funder: Scottish Government | Value: £5,000

Nursing education: what can perspectives from the social sciences contribute

2015 - 2016
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...
Funder: Economic and Social Research Council | Value: £4,743

Administration Data Research Centre Scotland

2015 - 2018
The Administrative Data Research Centre (ADRC) - Scotland aims to make research and make available de-identified administrative data to the research community. The ADRC will have a core service that w...
Funder: Economic and Social Research Council | Value: £197,809

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