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A mixed method, embedded approach to exploring participation in an exercise referral scheme

Journal Article
Hanson L., C., & Dawkes, S. (2020)
A mixed method, embedded approach to exploring participation in an exercise referral scheme. Sage Research Methods Cases, https://doi.org/10.4135/9781529741001
The case aims to highlight the potential of using a mixed methods embedded design to understand the effects of an intervention and provide greater understanding of how partici...

Validation and factor structure of the Italian version of the Birth Satisfaction Scale-Revised (BSS-R)

Journal Article
Nespoli, A., Colciago, E., Fumagalli, S., Locatelli, A., Hollins Martin, C. J., & Martin, C. R. (in press)
Validation and factor structure of the Italian version of the Birth Satisfaction Scale-Revised (BSS-R). Journal of Reproductive and Infant Psychology, https://doi.org/10.1080/02646838.2020.1836333
Objective To validate the Italian-language version of the Birth Satisfaction Scale-Revised (BSS-R) and report key measurement properties of the tool. To evaluate the impact of...

Investigating the Effect of Locus of Control, Sex and Age on Perceptions of Petty Crime

Journal Article
Brown, L., & Murray, J. (in press)
Investigating the Effect of Locus of Control, Sex and Age on Perceptions of Petty Crime. Journal of Articles in Support of the Null Hypothesis,
The present research investigated locus of control, sex and age to identify which influenced crime perceptions and to what extent. A 2 (internal versus external locus of contr...

What are the components of an effective model of home-based end of life care for children and families?

Presentation / Conference
Malcolm, C., & Knighting, K. (2020, October)
What are the components of an effective model of home-based end of life care for children and families?. Paper presented at 2020 International Congress on Palliative Care, Montreal, Canada
Objectives: To assess the effectiveness of a home-based end of life care service delivered via a partnership model by two organisations as perceived by families who have acces...

Atrial fibrillation self-management: a mobile telephone app scoping review and content analysis

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Pearsons, A., Neubeck, L., Hanson, C., Hanley, J., Gallagher, R., O'Carroll, R., …O'Conner, S. (in press)
Atrial fibrillation self-management: a mobile telephone app scoping review and content analysis. European Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing,
Background: Atrial fibrillation (AF) affects over 1.4 million people in the UK, resulting in a five-fold increased stroke risk and a three to four times greater risk of severe...

Healthcare Professional and Service User Perspectives on Formal Educational Programmes for Children and Young People with Cancer in the UK

Journal Article
McInally, W., & Campbell, K. (in press)
Healthcare Professional and Service User Perspectives on Formal Educational Programmes for Children and Young People with Cancer in the UK. Journal of Cancer Education, https://doi.org/10.1007/s13187-020-01854-7
Caring for children and young people with cancer requires specific knowledge, skills and experience to deliver the complex care regimes both within the hospital or community e...

Mental health advance statements: crossing the divide from clinical to law enforcement settings

Journal Article
Stavert, J. (in press)
Mental health advance statements: crossing the divide from clinical to law enforcement settings. Journal of Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing, https://doi.org/10.1111/jpm.12695
It is clear that police in many jurisdictions are increasingly being called out to situations involving persons with mental distress. In Scotland, for example, notifications o...

Is Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Meaningful in the Context of the COVID-19 Pandemic? A Response to Van Overmeire's Commentary on Karatzias et al. (2020)

Journal Article
Shevlin, M., Hyland, P., & Karatzias, T. (2020)
Is Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Meaningful in the Context of the COVID-19 Pandemic? A Response to Van Overmeire's Commentary on Karatzias et al. (2020). Journal of Traumatic Stress, 33(5), 866-868. https://doi.org/10.1002/jts.22592
In a recently published study in this journal that used a population‐based sample in the Republic of Ireland (Karatzias et al., 2020), we concluded that 17.7% of the sample me...

A systematic integrative review of the literature on midwives and student midwives engaged in problematic substance use

Journal Article
Pezaro, S., Patterson, J., Moncrieff, G., & Ghai, I. (2020)
A systematic integrative review of the literature on midwives and student midwives engaged in problematic substance use. Midwifery, 89, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.midw.2020.102785
Objective The objective of this systematic integrative review was to review the literature in relation to problematic substance use (PSU) in midwifery populations. Associated ...

Can subjective perceptions of trauma differentiate between ICD-11 PTSD and Complex PTSD? A Cross-cultural Comparison of Three African Countries

Journal Article
Palgi, Y., Karatzias, T., Hyland, P., Shevlin, M., & Ben-Ezra, M. (in press)
Can subjective perceptions of trauma differentiate between ICD-11 PTSD and Complex PTSD? A Cross-cultural Comparison of Three African Countries. Psychological Trauma: Theory, Research, Practice, and Policy, https://doi.org/10.1037/tra0000966
Background: The primary aim of the current study was to establish the cut-offs scores for the Subjective Traumatic Outlook (STO), a relatively new tool that examines the intro...

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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 - 2021
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

The Bassett Scholarship for improving midwifery perinatal bereavement care in Lothian

2020 - 2023
This proposal will provide a midwife interested in the area of bereavement the opportunity to undertake a PhD over a 3 year period. This undertaking will develop skills and understanding of midwives w...
Funder: NHS Lothian | Value: £66,295

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

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

ACS discharge and medication education using Avatar technologies to prevent 30-day readmission.

2020 - 2022
Australian data report that up to 1 in 5 acute coronary syndrome (ACS) patients are readmitted within 30-days.[1] It is estimated that between 2017-18, ACS events cost Australia $1,930 million.[2] Int...

PhD studentship: DATA SCIENCE AND ADHERENCE TO MEDICATIONS

2020 - 2025
Adherence to medications is increasingly important for population health, as chronic conditions become more prevalent. With the development of IT infrastructures that record medication prescribing and...
Funder: Scottish Government | Value: £30,000

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: £3,663

Care Home Innovation Partnership - Ensuring a Whole Systems Analysis

2019 - 2021
• Conduct an ‘Audit’ of data items currently collected through electronic care planning in the 6 partner care homes to establish what data are routinely collected as part of resident care • Create a u...
Funder: Scottish Government | Value: £37,666

Accelerating the development of a psychological intervention to support treatment decision-making capacity in psychosis: Feasibility of an Umbrella trial.

2019 - 2021
Clinicians are legally and ethically obliged to respect patients’ autonomy and the decisions patients make about their treatment, unless they lack “capacity” for such decision making. In the last 10 ...
Funder: Chief Scientists Office | Value: £287,110

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Illuminating the importance of craftsmanship in compassionate caring and facilitating its development in student nurses

2020 - date
Associate Professor Liz Adamson | Director of Studies: Prof Kay Sambell | Second Supervisor: Dr Brian Williams

Standardisation and validation of the International Trauma Interview (ITI)

2020 - date
Zoe Wagland | Director of Studies: Prof Thanos Karatzias | Second Supervisor: Dr Paul Hutton

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

Beyond numbers and tasks: An ethnographic study exploring the work of district nursing teams and the impact this has on patients, carers, families and communities

2019 - date
Bruce Harper-McDonald | Director of Studies: Dr Janet Hanley | Second Supervisor: Dr Claire Kydonaki

Should I stay or should I go? An exploration of the experience of deciding to leave the nursing profession

2019 - date
Fiona Bastow | Director of Studies: Dr Catherine Mahoney | Second Supervisor: Dr Jessica MacLaren

Exploring the relationships between academic and placement learning during adult field nurse education in Scotland: A mixed methods study

2019 - date
Mrs Gillian Taylor | Director of Studies: Dr Elaine Carnegie | Second Supervisor: Dr Nicola Ring

An investigation into the validity of utilising learning analytics to support and inform student retention and achievement in post-16 education.

2019 - date
Kerry Heathcote | Director of Studies: Dr Catherine Mahoney | Second Supervisor: Dr Fiona Smart

The co-production, development and field testing of an educational nutrition programme for carers of adults with learning disabilities living in a care home

2019 - date
Mhari Henderson-Laidlaw | Director of Studies: Ruth Paterson | Second Supervisor: Dr Maria Truesdale

A realist evaluation of the design and implementation of a community based mobile health app aimed at increasing physical activity.

2019 - date
Jordan Bell | Director of Studies: Dr Coral Hanson | Second Supervisor: Prof Lis Neubeck

A qualitative study exploring healthcare professionals' perceptions to the barriers and facilitators of electronic prescribing systems

2019 - date
Alison Mcnulty | Director of Studies: Ruth Paterson | Second Supervisor: Prof Austyn Snowden