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Reader / Head of Population and Public Health
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
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
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...
Mahoney, C. (2017, March). Feasibility and Acceptability of Using Tracking Devices to Monitor Nurses Health. Presented at Nurses Lives Research Seminar, Edinburgh Napier University
Chief Scientists Office
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...
Care home research to develope a data and innovation platform to support inclusive, person-centred research in care homes in Lothian
Digital Health Institute
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...
Mahoney, C. (2017, February). Curriculum Development Informed by Comprehensive Educational Evaluation; experiences of the School of Health & Social Care. Presented at Teaching Fellow Conference, Edinburgh Napier University
Background – The Bachelor of Nursing programme at Edinburgh Napier University was reviewed and a new programme of education commenced in September 2016. All preregis...
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
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...
Carnegie, E., Whittaker, A., Gray-Brunton, C., Kennedy, C., Hogg, R., Pow, J., …Hanif, N. (2016, April). The human papillomavirus and HPV vaccine: accounts from young people from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic groups in Scotland aged 16-26 years. Paper presented at RCN International Nursing Research Conference 2016
Background: School nurses play important roles in delivering human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination programme in United Kingdom. International research indicates lower HPV vac...
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
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
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...
Hislop, J., Gray, S., Melling, S., Paraskevopoulos, L., & Baer, G. (2015). An exploration of physical activity experiences in people with Parkinson's disease. Physiotherapy, 101(S1), e572-e573. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.physio.2015.03.3393
Background: Parkinson's disease is a chronic, progressive neurological condition that is estimated to affect over 6 million people worldwide (EPDA 2014). Regular engagement in...
Hislop, J., & Newlands, C. (2015). Evaluation of a specialist physiotherapy service for homeless people. Physiotherapy, 101(S1), e574. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.physio.2015.03.3395
Background: Research suggests that homeless people experience higher levels of mental and physical health problem than the rest of the population. Despite the greater need for...
Leung, J., Macleoad, C., McLaughlin, D., Woods, L., Henderson, R., Watson, A., …Atherton, I. (2015). P001. Rural-urban differences in screening mammography uptake in Australia and Scotland. European journal of surgical oncology, 41(6), S28. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ejso.2015.03.037
Introduction: Previous research has shown that the uptake of health screening programs can be influenced by various demographics, such as deprivation, gender and, more recentl...
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,
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 ...
European Society of Cardiology
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 ...
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...
Technology has been heralded as a potential enabler of communication between individuals and those in their informal or
professional care network. Enabling people to effectively talk about their needs...
In the EU OA is primarily managed in primary care, yet delivery of quality OA care is highly variable within and between countries. International guidelines for OA recommend core treatments, such as ...
Economic and Social Research Council
Integration of health and social care services is happening across the United Kingdom. Integrating services is important as it puts more focus on supporting the lives – not just the health – of indivi...
National Institute for Health Research
The impact of parental drug misuse on children and families is a major public health problem . Parental drug misuse is closely associated with poor parenting, poor child development and increased r...
We have developed an intervention that aims to help pregnant women to stop smoking by sending text messages with embedded behaviour change techniques (BCTs), as part of an engaging story with pictures...
Burdett Trust for Nursing
This nurse-led project will be an interdisciplinary collaboration between leading researchers working in Edinburgh Napier University, in the University of Sydney, and Flinders University, Adelaide Aus...
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 ...
Behavioural Couples Therapy (BCT) is a psychosocial intervention for the treatment of alcohol and drug problems; recommended by NICE for discordant couples where one person has an addiction and the ot...
To deliver ABI training to the following Nursing cohorts: Mental Health; Midwifery: Adult: Learning Disabilities: Child (Students will be 2nd/3rd year students prior to practice placements).
Recent years have witnessed a rapid evolution in the treatment available for hepatitis C in Scotland. Unprecedented pharmacologi...
Explored the opinions of staff, patients and relatives concerning the ‘acceptability’ and ‘effectiveness’ of...
18.00 hours Lecture theatre 1D5 at Sighthill Campus
11 January 2017