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Harper-McDonald, B., Bastow, F., & Smart, A. (2019, September). Empowering through authentic experience: dramatic digital, and improvement approaches to enhance learning. Presented at 30th International Networking for Healthcare Education Conference
Paper 1 explores the impact of a theatrical production, based on a real story, aimed at enhancing student nurse understanding of the challenges individuals face in accessing s...
Murray, J., Heyman, I., Wooff, A., Dougall, N., Aston, L., & Enang, I. (2019). Co-creation of value: Understanding the assessment of vulnerability across Law Enforcement and Public Health. Scottish Institute for Policing Research
As police contact has and continues to increase with people who are considered vulnerable, it is essential to establish a better understanding of what it means for a person to...
Boyd, K., & Young Brooks, P. (2019, June). Identification and Care Planning with People Whose Health is Deteriorating. Presented at NHS Scotland: Driving Quality in Healthcare Improvement
Chief Scientists Office
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 ...
Atrial fibrillation (AF) is a common abnormal heart rhythm affecting more than 1-million people in Scotland. People with AF are five-times more likely to have a stroke and twice as likely to die, comp...
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...
Lecturer in Nursing
Zero Hour Lecturer
Senior Lecturer & Senior Teaching Fellow
Stavert, J. (2019). Mental Health Act review in Scotland: some initial observations. Essex Chambers
Provides some initial observations on and recommendations for the scope of the forthcoming review of the Mental Health (Care and Treatment)(Scotland) Act 2003, with particular...
Harper-McDonald, B., Taylor, G., & O'Connor, S. (2019). Celebrating 70 years of Nursing and Midwifery in our National Health Service (NHS) Scotland. Edinburgh Napier University
No abstract available.
Carnegie, E. (2019). Does living in areas of relatively high population density, within western developed countries, increase one's risk of developing non-communicable disease? A systematic review of the literature
Elaine Carnegie. Does living in areas of relatively high population density, within western developed countries, increase one's risk of developing non-communicable disease? A ...
Ramsay, P. Life After Intensive Care: overcoming adversity, celebrating creativity. 2 August 2018 - 2 August 2018. (Unpublished)
We held a public engagement event at the Thistle Foundation in Edinburgh; our aim was to showcase the positive ways in which patients used creative activities (e.g. poetry, mu...
Critchley, A. (2018). Pre-birth child protection. Glasgow: Iriss
Pre-birth involvement forms a small but increasing part of child protection work in Scotland
Social workers have the task of protecting the unborn baby from curre...
Rowat, A. (2018). Highlighting research priorities in stroke nursing. British Journal of Cardiac Nursing, 13(5), 244-245. https://doi.org/10.12968/bjca.2018.13.5.244
Bruce, J., Hodson, P., Armitage, W., Dunn, M., Oliver, C., Grubb, N., …Todd, M. (2018). A Focus on Atrial Fibrillation in Scotland: A report by the Cross-Party Group on Heart Disease and Stroke. Scotland: Cross Party Group on Heart and Stroke
MacVicar, S. (2017). Breastfeeding and opiate dependency. RcM Midwives, 34
Breastfeeding and opiate dependency: My PhD Summary. A lecturer at Edinburgh Napier University on her doctoral study.
Blakey, E. P., & O'Connor, S. (2017). Harnessing the power of social media in older adult nursing. International Journal of Older People Nursing, 12(4), e12177. https://doi.org/10.1111/opn.12177
No abstract available. Item is editorial.
Rose, L., Istanboulian, L., Allum, L., Burry, L., Dale, C., Hart, N., …Connolly, B. (2017). Patient- and family-centered performance measures focused on actionable processes of care for persistent and chronic critical illness: protocol for a systematic review. Systematic Reviews, 6, https://doi.org/10.1186/s13643-017-0476-9
Approximately 5 to 10% of critically ill patients transition from acute critical illness to a state of persistent and in some cases chronic critical illness. Thes...
Neubeck, L., Alharbi, M., Gallagher, R., Bauman, A., & Gallagher, P. (2017). Not all steps are equal: Changing algorithms in wearable trackers changes outcomes. British Journal of Sports Medicine,
This is a blog post on the BJSM website - http://blogs.bmj.com/bjsm/2017/01/20/not-steps-equal-changing-algorithms-wearable-trackers-changes-outcomes/
Farquharson, B., Johnston, M., Smith, K., Williams, B., Treweek, S., Dombrowski, S. U., …Grindle, M. (2017). Reducing patient delay in Acute Coronary Syndrome (RAPiD): research protocol for a web-based randomized controlled trial examining the effect of a behaviour change intervention. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 73(5), 1220-1234. https://doi.org/10.1111/jan.13191
To evaluate the efficacy of a behaviour change technique-based intervention and compare two possible modes of delivery (text+visual and text-only) with usual care.
Care home research to develope a data and innovation platform to support inclusive, person-centred research in care homes in Lothian
Approximately 3,500 women in the UK experience the trauma of perinatal loss each year. Up to 39% go on to develop perinatal PTSD. There is no effective treatment for these women, but EMDR is effective...
The NHS in the UK employs an estimated 1,500+ chaplains. Chaplains deliver specialist spiritual care to patients and staff across the NHS, offering comfort to those of all faith and none. Despite the ...
University of Dundee
Musculoskeletal pain in adults over the age of 45 is the number one cause of disability world-wide and osteoarthritis (OA) is the most common cause of pain and disability (Global Burden of Disease 201...
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...
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 ...
Scottish Institute for Policing Research
The aim of this research is to examine policing, health professionals’ and victims’ understandings of the assessment of vulnerability for suicide in IPV victims, incorporating a cross-cultural compari...
The overall aim of the evaluation is to explore the experience and assess how successfully the Care 24 service meets the intended aims of the service initiative from the perspectives of families who h...
In Scotland, ~3,500 people each year experience cardiac arrest out of hospital; only 5% survive. The availability of early cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) is essential for survival. Community trai...
Forces in Mind Trust
Two ‘sibling disorders’ have been proposed for ICD-11 to be published in 2018; Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and Complex PTSD (CPTSD). Given the potential for ICD formulations to become the pri...
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 ...
Burdett Trust for Nursing
Mobile health (mHealth) is a rapidly growing area with patients and healthcare professionals using applications (apps) on smartphones to help them manage chronic illness. Dementia is a growing problem...
This 2 stage mixed methods s...
The Traverse, Edinburgh
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This performance is part of Chrysalis festival 2017
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Dates & times
Fri 17 (7pm), Sat 18 (2pm) & Sun 19 Nov (7.30pm)
17 November 2017 - 19 November 2017
18.00 hours Lecture theatre 1D5 at Sighthill Campus
11 January 2017
Edinburgh Napier University
17 May 2016