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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 ...

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

Journal Article
Kyle, R. G., Beattie, M., & Smith, A. (in press)
Transition into remote and rural nurse education and careers: a qualitative study of student nurses. Journal of Research in Nursing,
Background: Global nurse shortages present a threat to the sustainability of remote and rural healthcare. Interventions have been developed to support recruitment and retentio...

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...

Dying For Change

Journal Article
Glover, G., O'Leary, L., Shooshtari, S., Taggart, L., Trollor, J., & Hatton, C. (2019)
Dying For Change. Journal of Intellectual Disability Research, 63(7), 633-639. https://doi.org/10.1111/jir.12650
Purpose: To discuss the premature deaths of people with intellectual disabilities internationally, what is being done and what is needed to make a real difference. Rationale:...

Pilot feasibility study of the Walking Away from Diabetes programme for adults with intellectual disabilities in two further education colleges: Process evaluation findings

Journal Article
Maine, A., Brown, M. J., Dickson, A., & Truesdale, M. (2019)
Pilot feasibility study of the Walking Away from Diabetes programme for adults with intellectual disabilities in two further education colleges: Process evaluation findings. Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 32(5), 1034-1046. https://doi.org/10.1111/jar.12593
Background: People with intellectual disabilities (ID) remain at high risk of developing type 2 diabetes (T2D) due to lifestyle associated risk factors. Educational programs ...
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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

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

Online debriefings with care home staff after a resident’s death: improving coping mechanisms, team cohesion and communication with relatives

2020 - 2020
To support care home staff, it is essential to assist them to cope individually, within a cohesive team and support confident communication about death with excluded relatives. This project focusses o...
Funder: Chief Scientists Office | Value: £20,864

Avoiding Burn Out of Care Home Workforce: sharing national learning and local initiatives that support resilience and retention during the COVID-19 pandemic

2020 - 2020
A key issue arising from the Covid-19 pandemic for Care Homes is heightened risk of staff burn out, further undermining already problematic staff retention in this sector. This short, high impact stud...
Funder: Chief Scientists Office | Value: £9,317

Developing a behavioural intervention to increase lay-people's intentions to initiate CPR in the event of Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest (OHCA)

2019 - 2020
This project aims to increase the number of people who survive after an "out of hospital cardiac arrest" by helping make sure that people who are trained in resuscitation feel able and confident enoug...
Funder: Medical Research Council | Value: £1,946

Optimising Hepatitis C Treatment for People Who Inject Drugs: Developing a GP-led Patient Pathway.

2019 - 2021
Approximately 37,000 people are infected with the hepatitis C virus (HCV) in Scotland, with over 85% of infections in people who inject, or have injected drugs (PWID). Treatment for HCV is simple, to...
Funder: Chief Scientists Office | Value: £201,470

Care Home Data Platform

2019 - 2019
Care home research to develope a data and innovation platform to support inclusive, person-centred research in care homes in Lothian
Funder: NHS Lothian | Value: £28,882

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

MRes Scholarships in Digital Health - Does implementation of an electronic prescribing system in Critical Care reduce risk, improve quality of care and patient safety.

2019 - 2021
The aim of this study is to explore the perceptions and experiences of the implementation, management and use electronic prescribing systems in the hospital setting with a focus on Critical Care Units...
Funder: Digital Health Institute | Value: £7,387

Slowing the flow of zero day admissions to hospital: data linkage to inform intervention prioritisation along paediatric referral pathways

2019 - 2021
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 ...
Funder: Chief Scientists Office | Value: £9,641
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A exploration of how mental health nurses learn to provide sexual health care

2019 - date
Ms Avril Hendry | Director of Studies: Dr Sarah Doyle | Second Supervisor: Dr Sally Brown

Scoping views on a research project exploring attitudes, acceptance, and construction of the Human Papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine among Scottish men

2017 - date
Mr Lewis Clarke | Director of Studies: Dr Carol Gray Brunton | Second Supervisor: Dr Brian Williams

Exploring male indentity in non-professional carers of someone with cancer

2015 - date
Jenny Young | Director of Studies: Prof Austyn Snowden | Second Supervisor: Prof Graeme Smith

Recontextualising the lived experience of hepatitis C and its treatment

2014 - 2017
Recent years have witnessed a rapid evolution in the treatment available for hepatitis C in Scotland. Unprecedented pharmacologi...
Dr David Whiteley | Director of Studies: Dr Anne Whittaker | Second Supervisor: Lawrence Elliott

Do Partnerships Work? Assessing partnership working in a National Demonstration Project aimed at improving the sexual health of young people.

2006 - 2010
Dr Janette Pow | Director of Studies: Lawrence Elliott | Second Supervisor: Prof Robert Raeside

An ethnographic exploration of the influences around participation in breast screening for women with learning disabilities

2006 - 2012
Dr Diane Willis | Director of Studies: Catriona Kennedy

Investigation of Maintaining Nasogastric Feeding for Stroke Patients: A Mixed Methods Design

2004 - 2009
Explored the opinions of staff, patients and relatives concerning the ‘acceptability’ and ‘effectiveness’ of...
Dr Catherine Mahoney | Director of Studies: Dr Maureen Macmillan | Second Supervisor: Beth Alder