Senior Lecturer & Senior Teaching Fellow
Lead Nurse Palliative Care
Snowden, A., Peddie, N., & Westbury, T. (in press). The Effectiveness of Cognitive-Behavioural Interventions at Increasing Adherence to Physical Activity in Mental Health Populations: A Systematic Review. Advances in Mental Health,
Objective: There is growing global evidence for stark inequalities in the physical health status and life-expectancy of people with a mental health diagnosis. In most cases, p...
Omani-Samani, R., Hollins Martin, C. J., Martin, C. R., Maroufizadeh, S., Ghaheri, A., & Navid, B. (in press). The Birth Satisfaction Scale-Revised Indicator (BSS-RI): a validation study in Iranian mothers. Journal of Maternal-Fetal and Neonatal Medicine, https://doi.org/10.1080/14767058.2019.1651265
Objective: Birth Satisfaction Scale-Revised Indicator (BSS-RI) is a short selfreport instrument designed to measure satisfaction of the childbearing women’s experiences of lab...
Snowden, A., Kelly, L., Campbell, K., & Paterson, R. (in press). The negative impact on patients when clinicians don't learn their lines: An international survey of people living with Central Venous Access Devices. British Journal of Nursing (1),
The literature on patient experience of living with a central venous access device (CVAD) is growing, but remains sparse. It suggests that patients accept CVADs as...
Robertson, P. J. (2018). Building capabilities in disabled job seekers: A qualitative study of the Remploy Work Choices programme in Scotland. Social Work and Society: International Online Journal, 16(1), 1-15
This article reports on a qualitative study of the UK’s labour activation pathway for jobseekers with disabilities and health conditions. The aim was to explore the experienc...
Robertson, P. J. (2018). The casualties of transition: the health impact of NEET status and some approaches to managing it. British Journal of Guidance and Counselling, 47(3), 390-402. https://doi.org/10.1080/03069885.2018.1455168
Youth unemployment can be understood as a major public health risk. This paper explores the multidisciplinary literature in this field, and its relevance to support for NEET (...
McIntosh, G. (2018). Exploration of the perceived impact of carer involvement in mental health nurse education: Values, attitudes and making a difference. Nurse Education in Practice, 29, 172-178. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nepr.2018.01.009
The active involvement of people with lived experience of mental health (MH) issues and their carers is recognised as good practice internationally. Academic settings are seen...
Robertson, P. (2017). Promoting student well-being: Are you better than you think?. Phoenix (AGCAS journal), 20-21
Dr Pete Robertson, Associate Professor & Programme Leader for Career Guidance in the School of Applied Sciences at Edinburgh Napier University, outlines proactive approaches t...
Heyman, I., Webster, B. J., & Tee, S. (2015). Curriculum development through understanding the student nurse experience of suicide intervention education – A phenomenographic study. Nurse Education in Practice, 15(6), 498-506. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nepr.2015.04.008
Suicide remains a global public health issue and a major governmental concern. The World Health Organisation argues for continued investment in education for front-line profes...
Robertson, P. J. (2013). The well-being outcomes of career guidance. British Journal of Guidance and Counselling. 41(3), 254-266. doi:10.1080/03069885.2013.773959. ISSN 0306-9885
The potential for career guidance to impact on well-being has received insufficient attention in the UK. There are both conceptual and empirical reasons to expect that the imp...