Egdell, V., Stavert, J., & McGregor, R. (2017). The legal implications of dementia in the workplace. Ageing and society, (1-16). doi:10.1017/S0144686X17000642. ISSN 0144-686X
Dementia is a growing issue in the United Kingdom (UK) with over 800,000 people affected. Of these people in excess of 40,000 are aged under 65 years. Thus, a significant numb...
Goodbrand, J. A., Hughes, L. D., Cochrane, L., Donnan, P. T., McGilchrist, M., Frost, H., …Witham, M. D. (2017). Association between bisphosphonate therapy and outcomes from rehabilitation in older people. Archives of Gerontology and Geriatrics. 70, 195-200. doi:10.1016/j.archger.2017.01.017. ISSN 0167-4943
Background Bisphosphonate therapy may have actions beyond bone, including effects on cardiovascular, immune and muscle function. We tested whether bisphosphonate treatment is...
Pegington, M., Adams, J. E., Bundred, N. J., Campbell, A., Howell, A., Howell, S. J., …Harvey, M. (2017). Recruitment to the “breast - activity and healthy eating after diagnosis” (B-AHEAD) randomized controlled trial. Integrative Cancer Therapies. 1-7doi:10.1177/1534735416687850. ISSN 1534-7354
Excess weight at breast cancer diagnosis and weight gain during treatment are linked to increased breast cancer specific and all-cause mortality. The Breast—Activity and Healt...
15 August 2017
15 August 2017
The Workplace Team, Health Promotion, Fife Health & Social Care Partnership and Fife Health & Wellbeing Alliance commissioned the Employment Research Institute, Edinburgh Napi...
21 June 2017
21 June 2017
The prevalence of dementia in the UK is increasing with over 800,000 people currently affected. Of this number in excess of 40,000 are aged under 65 years suggesting that a si...
19 May 2017
19 May 2017
The Employment Research Institute invites you to the Ageing and the Workplace workshop.
The ageing of the population will have a significant impact on ...
Dombrowski, S. U., Campbell, P., Frost, H., Pollock, A., McLellan, J., MacGillivray, S., …Williams, B. (2016). Interventions for sustained healthcare professional behaviour change: a protocol for an overview of reviews. Systematic Reviews. 5(173), 1-6. doi:10.1186/s13643-016-0355-9. ISSN 2046-4053
Background Failure to successfully implement and sustain change over the long term continues to be a major problem in health and social care. Translating evidence into routin...
Hubbard, G., O’Carroll, R., Munro, J., Mutrie, N., Haw, S., Mason, H., & Treweek, S. (2016). The feasibility and acceptability of trial procedures for a pragmatic randomised controlled trial of a structured physical activity intervention for people diagnosed with colorectal cancer: findings from a pilot trial of cardiac rehabilitation versus usual care (no rehabilitation) with an embedded qualitative study. Pilot and Feasibility Studies, 2(1), doi:10.1186/s40814-016-0090-y. ISSN 2055-5784
Background: Pilot and feasibility work is conducted to evaluate the operational feasibility and acceptability of the intervention itself and the feasibility and acceptability ...
Barma, M., Goodbrand, J. A., Donnan, P. T., McGilchrist, M. M., Frost, H., McMurdo, M. E. T. & Witham, M. D. (2016). Slower Decline in C-Reactive Protein after an Inflammatory Insult Is Associated with Longer Survival in Older Hospitalised Patients. PLoS ONE. 11(7), 1-10. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0159412. ISSN 1932-6203
Background Enhancing biological resilience may offer a novel way to prevent and ameliorate disease in older patients. We investigated whether changes in C-reactive protein (C...
Basu, U., Goodbrand, J., McMurdo, M. E., Donnan, P. T., McGilchrist, M., Frost, H., …Witham, M. D. (2016). Association between allopurinol use and hip fracture in older patients. BONE. 84, 189-193. doi:10.1016/j.bone.2016.01.003. ISSN 8756-3282
Background Allopurinol reduces oxidative stress and interacts with purinergic signalling systems important in bone metabolism and muscle function. We assessed whether allopur...
Doyle, E. M., Sloan, J. M., Goodbrand, J. A., McMurdo, M. E., Donnan, P. T., McGilchrist, M. M., …Witham, M. D. (2015). Association Between Kidney Function, Rehabilitation Outcome, and Survival in Older Patients Discharged From Inpatient Rehabilitation. American Journal of Kidney Diseases. 66(5), 768-774. doi:10.1053/j.ajkd.2015.04.041. ISSN 0272-6386
Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is common in older people, but it is unclear if it affects survival and rehabilitation outcomes independent of comorbid conditions and ...
Doyle, E. M., Sloan, J. M., Goodbrand, J., McMurdo, M. E. T., Donnan, P. T., McGilchrist, M., …Witham, M. D. (2015). The Relationship Between Renal Function, Physical Function and Survival In Older Patients Discharged From Inpatient Rehabilitation. Age and ageing, 44(suppl 1), (i11-i11). doi:10.1093/ageing/afv031.01. ISSN 0002-0729
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Witham, M. D., Frost, H., McMurdo, M., Donnan, P. T. & McGilchrist, M. (2015). Construction of a linked health and social care database resource – lessons on process, content and culture. Informatics for Health and Social Care. 40(3), 229-239. doi:10.3109/17538157.2014.892491. ISSN 1753-8157
Background: Combining routinely collected health and social care data on older people is essential to advance both service delivery and research for this client group. Little ...
Mair, J. L., Laudani, L., Vannozzi, G., De Vito, G., Boreham, C., & Macaluso, A. (2014). Neuromechanics of repeated stepping with external loading in young and older women. European Journal of Applied Physiology, 114(5), (983-994). doi:10.1007/s00421-014-2826-9. ISSN 1439-6319
An understanding of the neuromechanical responses to bench stepping with external loading is important for exercise prescription, especially in older women who are more at ris...
Goodbrand, J., Hughes, L., McMurdo, M., Donnan, P., Frost, H., McGilchrist, M., …Witham, M. (2013). Association between bisphosphonate therapy and rehabilitation outcomes in older people. European Geriatric Medicine, 4(Supplement 1), (S106-S107). doi:10.1016/j.eurger.2013.07.349. ISSN 1878-7649
Mair, J. L., Boreham, C. A., Ditroilo, M., McKeown, D., M. Lowery, M., Caulfield, B., & De Vito, G. (2013). Benefits of a worksite or home-based bench stepping intervention for sedentary middle-aged adults - a pilot study. Clinical Physiology and Functional Imaging, 34(1), (10-17). doi:10.1111/cpf.12056. ISSN 1475-0961
The aim of this study was to investigate the benefits of a low-volume, vigorous intensity bench stepping programme in sedentary middle-aged adults. Thirty-one healthy but sede...
Frost, H., Haw, S. & Frank, J. (2012). Interventions in community settings that prevent or delay disablement in later life: an overview of the evidence. Quality in Ageing and Older Adults. 13(3), 212-230. doi:10.1108/14717791211264241. ISSN 1471-7794
Purpose - The population of older people in the UK is expected to rise rapidly over the next 20 years and therefore identification of effective interventions that prevent func...
Frost, H., Geddes, R., Haw, S., Jackson, C. A., Jepson, R., Mooney, J. D. & Frank, J. (2012). Experiences of knowledge brokering for evidence-informed public health policy and practice: three years of the Scottish Collaboration for Public Health Research and Policy. Evidence and Policy. 8(3), 347-359. doi:10.1332/174426412x654068. ISSN 1744-2648
Despite a burgeoning literature on, and widespread interest in, knowledge translation and exchange in public health, few articles provide an account of the actual experiences ...