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An investigation of cancer survival inequalities associated with individual-level socio-economic status, area-level deprivation, and contextual effects, in a cancer patient cohort in England and Wales

Journal Article
Ingleby, F. C., Woods, L. M., Atherton, I. M., Baker, M., Elliss-Brookes, L., & Belot, A. (2022)
An investigation of cancer survival inequalities associated with individual-level socio-economic status, area-level deprivation, and contextual effects, in a cancer patient cohort in England and Wales. BMC Public Health, 22, https://doi.org/10.1186/s12889-022-12525-1
Background People living in more deprived areas of high-income countries have lower cancer survival than those in less deprived areas. However, associations between individual...

Provider‐related barriers and enablers to the provision of hepatitis C treatment by General Practitioners in Scotland: A behaviour change analysis

Journal Article
Whiteley, D., Speakman, E., Elliott, L., Davidson, K., Hamilton, E., Jarvis, H., …Flowers, P. (2021)
Provider‐related barriers and enablers to the provision of hepatitis C treatment by General Practitioners in Scotland: A behaviour change analysis. Journal of Viral Hepatitis, 28(3), 528-537. https://doi.org/10.1111/jvh.13443
The ease of Direct Acting Antiviral (DAA) medications for hepatitis C virus (HCV) has provided an opportunity to decentralise HCV treatment into community settings. However, ...

Transition into remote and rural nurse education and careers: a qualitative study of student nurses

Journal Article
Kyle, R. G., Beattie, M., & Smith, A. (2020)
Transition into remote and rural nurse education and careers: a qualitative study of student nurses. Journal of Research in Nursing, 25(6-7), 509-520. https://doi.org/10.1177/1744987120908911
Background: Global nurse shortages present a threat to the sustainability of remote and rural healthcare. Interventions have been developed to support recruitment and retentio...

Sun protection education for adolescents: a feasibility study of a wait-list controlled trial of an intervention involving a presentation, action planning, and SMS messages and using objective measurement of sun exposure

Journal Article
Hubbard, G., Cherrie, J., Gray, J., Kyle, R. G., Nioi, A., Wendelboe-Nelson, C., …Dombrowski, S. (2020)
Sun protection education for adolescents: a feasibility study of a wait-list controlled trial of an intervention involving a presentation, action planning, and SMS messages and using objective measurement of sun exposure. BMC Public Health, 20, https://doi.org/10.1186/s12889-020-8265-0
Background: People increase their risk of melanoma unless they are protected from the harmful effects of sun exposure during childhood and adolescence. We aimed to assess the ...

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...

Adolescents in Scotland: Challenges and Opportunities for Sexual Risk Reduction

Journal Article
Morrison-Beedy, D., Martin, C. H., Pow, J., & Elliott, L. (2019)
Adolescents in Scotland: Challenges and Opportunities for Sexual Risk Reduction. Journal of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care, 30(6), 619-629. https://doi.org/10.1097/jnc.0000000000000095
Sexually transmitted infections, HIV, and unplanned pregnancy challenge the health of Scottish teens. We conducted focus groups with teens (ages 16-19 years) recruited from an...

Mad Bad Invisible - A Play About One Womans Experience of Dis-intergrated Care

Digital Artefact
Mahoney, C., Bastow, F., & Kyle, R. Mad Bad Invisible - A Play About One Womans Experience of Dis-intergrated Care. [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mFe1-FXWztQ#action=share]

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Mahoney, C., Bastow, F., & Kyle, R. Mad Bad Invisible - A Play About One Womans Experience of Dis-intergrated Care. [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mFe1-FXWztQ#action=share]

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...

Evaluating the population impact of hepatitis C direct acting antiviral treatment as prevention for people who inject drugs (EPIToPe) – a natural experiment (protocol)

Journal Article
Hickman, M., Dillon, J. F., Elliott, L., De Angelis, D., Vickerman, P., Foster, G., …Hutchinson, S. J. (2019)
Evaluating the population impact of hepatitis C direct acting antiviral treatment as prevention for people who inject drugs (EPIToPe) – a natural experiment (protocol). BMJ Open, 9(9), https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2019-029538
Hepatitis C virus (HCV) is the second largest contributor to liver disease in the UK, with injecting drug use as the main risk factor among the estimated 200 000 people curren...

Dramatic Effect - enhancing nurse education through performance

Presentation / Conference
Mahoney, C., Bastow, F., & Harper-McDonald, B. (2019, September)
Dramatic Effect - enhancing nurse education through performance. Paper presented at RAISE Annual Conference, Newcastle Upon Tyne
Health and social care integration (HCI) is an important policy priority across the United Kingdom. HCI is a complex process, not least because it results in blurring and rede...
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A randomised controlled trial of SHORT duration antibiotic thERapy for critically ill patients with sepsis: shorter trial

2023 - 2026
Background Sepsis is a life-threatening condition due to a severe infection. It is a common reason for patients to require life-support . Sepsis is a leading cause of death worldwide. Antibiotics are...
Funder: National Institute for Health Research | Value: £199,540

Care Homes Appreciative Inquiry into Retention

2022 - 2023
This proposal is for a programme of work that will involve both research and collaborative appreciative inquiry led quality improvement in Lothian care homes, targeted at improving the retention of hi...
Funder: NHS Lothian | Value: £100,392

Scottish Centre for Administrative Data Research 2022

2022 - 2026
During the pilot phase of ADR UK the Scottish Centre for Administrative Data Research (SCADR) has, together with partners in the Scottish Government, delivered a series of policy-relevant projects bas...
Funder: Economic and Social Research Council | Value: £619,414

Learn @ Lunch - The occupation of drinking alcohol in later life

2022 - 2022
Health effects of drinking in later life
Funder: The Elizabeth Casson Trust | Value: £6,243

Exploring Vaccine Hesitancy for Covid-19 amongst Healthcare Workers (Students): An Exploratory Study.

2021 - 2022
Aims and objectives: to explore vaccine ‘hesitancy’ amongst vaccine high priority focusing on health workers in Scotland. Specific objectives will seek to: • To explore vaccine hesitancy and confidenc...
Funder: Royal Society of Edinburgh | Value: £19,049

No Barriers to Success: Co-Production for Knowledge Generation to understand factors impacting on BAME Occupational Therapists career progression.

2021 - 2022
This project will survey BAME OTS and investigate the factors that contribute to success and non success in promotion with NHS and equivalent work contexts. This staff group with in the NHS are littl...
Funder: The Elizabeth Casson Trust | Value: £2,573

Small roll out of OSCaRS and further research

2021 - 2022
In May 2020 the Team making this request for funds were awarded £20,000 from the CSO Covid Rapid Research Programme, to deliver and evaluate the provision of online supportive conversations and reflec...
Funder: Edinburgh & Lothians Health Foundation | Value: £21,495

Care Home Data - Governance, Ethics, Access Demonstration Project

2021 - 2021
A scoping and exemplar project on routes to accessing care home individual resident data for use in research and innovation
Funder: Scottish Government | Value: £30,000

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: £194,845

Exploring knowledge and understanding of prostate and oesophageal cancer in people with intellectual disability

2020 - 2020
People with intellectual disability (PWID) are living longer, and at risk of age related diseases e.g. cancer. Research on cancer in PWID is limited, but identifies a different pattern of cancer from ...
Funder: The Melville Trust for Cure and Care of Cancer | Value: £1,800
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