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Nicol, J. (2013, December). Fusion of horizons: Theory meets practice. Presented at ENTER 2013 Conference - Enhancing Nursing Through Educational Research, Edinburgh Napier University's Sighthill Campus, Edinburgh. (Unpublished)
Fusion of horizons: Theory meets practice
Nicol, J. (2012, January). Palliative care - a UK perspective. Presented at Palliative care - a UK perspective, Nursing school within Institute of Saint Antoine, Paris. (Unpublished)
Palliative care - a UK perspective
Nicol, J. (2006, January). Communication – difficult questions. Presented at Annual Scottish Chaplaincy Conference, Edinburgh. (Unpublished)
Communication – difficult questions
Whittaker, A., Templeton, L., Mitchell, F., Hill, L. & Neilson, A. (2013). Getting it right for children and families affected by parental problem alcohol and drug use: practitioner toolkit. Edinburgh, Scotland: NHS Lothian
Welcome to Lothian’s Practitioner TOOLKIT. This toolkit has been designed to complement Lothian’s interagency guidelines: Getting it right for children and families affected b...
Walker, J. & Nicol, J. (2011, October). Palliative Care Education for Undergraduate Nurses in Practice. Poster presented at Scottish Partnership for Palliative Care Annual conference 2011, Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh, Edinburgh
Development of palliative care education sessions in the clinical setting for undergraduate nurses.
Nicol, J. (2009, January). Introduction to Palliative Care – exploration of clinical pathways. Paper presented at Intensive Program, Florence Network Conference., Groningen, Netherlands. (Unpublished)
Introduction to Palliative Care – exploration of clinical pathways
Nicol, J. (2008, January). Improving patient care through partnership and collaboration. Poster presented at Scottish Partnership for Palliative Care, Edinburgh. (Unpublished)
Improving patient care through partnership and collaboration
Nicol, J. (2006, January). Informal to Formal: Nurse Verification of Expected Death. Poster presented at PPDNF Conference “Transformational Practice", Glasgow. (Unpublished)
Informal to Formal: Nurse Verification of Expected Death
Willis, D. (2014). Inconsistencies in the roles of family- and paid- carers in monitoring health issues in people with learning disabilities: some implications for the integration of health and social care. British Journal of Learning Disabilities. 43, 24-31. doi:10.1111/bld.12082. ISSN 1354-4187
•This paper looks at the views of paid- and family-carers about discussing health matters with people with learning disabilities.
•The author found that th...
Dosser, I., & Kennedy, C. (2012). Family carers’ experiences of support at the end of life: carers’ and health professionals’ and health professionals’ views. International Journal of Palliative Nursing, 18, 491-497
This paper reports findings from an exploratory qualitative study concerning end-of-life support for family carers in an acute ward setting. The participants included bereaved...
Ramsay, P., Huby, G., Rattray, J., Salisbury, L. G., Walsh, T. S. & Kean, S. (2012). A longitudinal qualitative exploration of healthcare and informal support needs among survivors of critical illness: the RELINQUISH protocol. BMJ Open. 2doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2012-001507. ISSN 2044-6055
Introduction and background: Survival following
critical illness is associated with a significant burden of
physical, emotional and psychosocial morbidity.
Recovery can be pro...
Farquharson, B., Johnston, M. & Bugge, C. (2011). How people present symptoms to health services: a theory-based content analysis. The British journal of general practice : the journal of the Royal College of General Practitioners. 61(585), 267-273. doi:10.3399/bjgp11x567090. ISSN 1478-5242
How people present symptoms to health services may influence the care they subsequently receive. Leventhal's Commonsense Model of Self-Regulation (CS-SRM) posits that individu...
Willis, D., Wishart, J. G. & Muir, W. J. (2009). Carer knowledge and experiences with menopause in women with Intellectual Disabilities. Journal of Policy and Practice in Intellectual Disabilities. 7, 42-48. doi:10.1111/j.1741-1130.2010.00246.x. ISSN 1741-1122
Overall life expectancy for women with intellectual disabilities (ID) is now significantly extended, and many will live long enough to experience menopause. Little is known ab...
Willis, D., Kennedy, C., Kilbride, L., Satge, D., & Sullivan, S. G. (2008). Breast cancer surveillance in women with intellectual disabilities. International journal on disability and human development, 7, 405-412. doi:10.1515/IJDHD.2008.7.4.405
Powrie, E. (2001). Caring for adults with a learning disability in the community. British Journal of Nursing. 10(14), 928-934. doi:10.12968/bjon.2001.10.14.5281. ISSN 0966-0461
A recurring theme within the literature is gaps in the delivery of services for people with a learning disability living in the community. These gaps occur between health prof...