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Macmillan Lecturer Child Health and Cancer Nursing
Snowden, A. & Young, J. (2016). Evaluation of Improving Cancer Journeys. Glasgow: Macmillan Cancer Support UK
First report of five year evaluation.
Young, J., Snowden, A., Stenhouse, R., & Kyle, R. (2018, March). Exploring male identity in non-professional carers of someone with cancer: preliminary analysis. Poster presented at British Psych-Oncology Society Annual Conference
Across the world the majority of home‐based care for ill family members is carried out by women. Consequently, research in this field has predominately focused on ...
Afseth, J., Neubeck, L., Karatzias, T., & Grant, R. (2017, June). Holistic Needs Assessment in Brain Cancer Patients: A Systematic Review of Available Tools. Poster presented at British Neuro Oncology Conference
BACKGROUND: A diagnosis of brain cancer affects nearly 10 000 adults per year in the United Kingdom and has a devastating impact. This is due to the poor prognosis as well as ...
Chief Scientists Office
The number of children admitted to Scottish hospitals continues to rise, and this is due to cases admitted and discharged on the same day (“zero day admissions”). We do not currently know how best to ...
Lay summary: The sun can be harmful. If children/adolescents get sunburnt five or more times, they are twice as likely to get skin cancer as an adult. The sun can be beneficial. It is a source of vita...
To adapt our existing brief school-based psycho-educational cancer awareness intervention to focus exclusively on increasing early detection of melanoma among young people (14-15 years) and test ...
Snowden, A., Peddie, N., & Westbury, T. (in press). The Effectiveness of Cognitive-Behavioural Interventions at Increasing Adherence to Physical Activity in Mental Health Populations: A Systematic Review. Advances in Mental Health, https://doi.org/10.1080/18387357.2019.1684829
Objective: There is growing global evidence for stark inequalities in the physical health status and life-expectancy of people with a mental health diagnosis. In most cases, p...
Kelly, L. J., Snowden, A., Paterson, R., & Campbell, K. (in press). Health professionals' lack of knowledge of central venous access devices: the impact on patients. British Journal of Nursing, 28(14), https://doi.org/10.12968/bjon.2019.28.14.S4
The literature on patient experience of living with a central venous access device (CVAD) is growing, but remains sparse. It suggests that patients accept CVADs as...
Lai, Y. S., & Afseth, J. D. (2019). A review of the impact of utilising electronic medical records for clinical research recruitment. Clinical Trials, 16(2), 194-203. https://doi.org/10.1177/1740774519829709
Recruitment is an important aspect of clinical research, as poor recruitment could undermine the scientific value of a trial or delay the development process of ...
Afseth, J., Neubeck, L., Karatzias, T., & Grant, R. (in press). Holistic needs assessment in brain cancer patients: A systematic review of available tools. European Journal of Cancer Care, e12931. doi:10.1111/ecc.12931
This systematic review describes tools which could be considered for use for holistic needs assessment in Brain Cancer. MEDLINE, Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health ...
Snowden, A., Savinc, J., & Young, J. (2018). Proactive community support tailored to holistic needs: A cohort study. Cancer Medicine, https://doi.org/10.1002/cam4.1709
It is increasingly internationally recognised that a cancer diagnosis impacts on people practically and financially as well as physically and psychologically. It ...
McInally, W. (2018). Malignant Melanoma: How Do We Meet the Needs of Young People and Their Families?. Comprehensive Child and Adolescent Nursing, 1-4. https://doi.org/10.1080/24694193.2018.1424418
No abstract available.
McInally, W., Pouso Lista, M. J., McLaren, N., & Willis, D. S. (2017). Widening Access; Developing an eLearning Resource for Health and Social Care Professionals Caring for Children and Young People with Cancer. Journal of Cancer Education, https://doi.org/10.1007/s13187-017-1284-6
Cancer is a key priority worldwide, and caring for children and young people with cancer requires a range of specific knowledge, skills and experience in order to deliver the ...
McInally, W., & Willis, D. S. (2017). Impact of policy for Children and Young People with Cancer. Comprehensive Child and Adolescent Nursing, 40(2), 68-70. https://doi.org/10.1080/24694193.2017.1305250
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 ...
Edinburgh & Lothians Health Foundation
This research project will undertake focus groups with glioma patients to explore the concerns they would like to discuss in outpatient neuro-oncology medical consultations. It will aim to identify co...
Two year research and development project to investigate and develop reliable systems and processes for patient flow and care management. This will be investigated within the Scottish patient safety P...
The Traverse, Edinburgh
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This performance is part of Chrysalis festival 2017
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Dates & times
Fri 17 (7pm), Sat 18 (2pm) & Sun 19 Nov (7.30pm)
17 November 2017 - 19 November 2017