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"Nobody will put Baby in the Corner!" A Qualitative Evaluation of a Physical Activity Intervention to Improve Mental Health

Journal Article
Snowden, A., Westbury, T., & Peddie, N. (2020)
"Nobody will put Baby in the Corner!" A Qualitative Evaluation of a Physical Activity Intervention to Improve Mental Health. Health and Social Care in the Community, 28(6), 2060-2075. https://doi.org/10.1111/hsc.13017
Physical activity is beneficial for mental health, but people with mental health issues are less likely to be physically active than the general population. Socially prescribe...

The story of the Scottish patient reported outcome measure: an example of innovation, collaboration and education in chaplaincy research

Book Chapter
Snowden, A., & Telfer, I. (2019)
The story of the Scottish patient reported outcome measure: an example of innovation, collaboration and education in chaplaincy research. In E. Kelly, & J. Swinton (Eds.), Chaplaincy and the Soul of Health and Social Care, (187-202). Jessica Kingsley Publishers

The effectiveness of cognitive-behavioural interventions at increasing adherence to physical activity in mental health populations: a systematic review

Journal Article
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, https://doi.org/10.1080/18387357.2019.1684829
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...

Health professionals' lack of knowledge of central venous access devices: the impact on patients

Journal Article
Kelly, L. J., Snowden, A., Paterson, R., & Campbell, K. (2019)
Health professionals' lack of knowledge of central venous access devices: the impact on patients. British Journal of Nursing, 28(14), https://doi.org/10.12968/bjon.2019.28.14.S4
Background 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...

What Is the Impact of Chaplaincy in Primary Care? The GP Perspective

Journal Article
Snowden, A., Gibbon, A., & Grant, R. (2019)
What Is the Impact of Chaplaincy in Primary Care? The GP Perspective. Health and Social Care Chaplaincy, 6(2), 200-214. https://doi.org/10.1558/hscc.34709
People often attend primary care with sub-clinical or non-medical issues such as bereavement, distress, or loneliness. Often what is needed is someone to listen, but GP appoin...

Proactive community support tailored to holistic needs: A cohort study

Journal Article
Snowden, A., Savinc, J., & Young, J. (2018)
Proactive community support tailored to holistic needs: A cohort study. Cancer Medicine, https://doi.org/10.1002/cam4.1709
Background: It is increasingly internationally recognised that a cancer diagnosis impacts on people practically and financially as well as physically and psychologically. It ...

Systematic Review and Narrative Summary: Treatments for and Risk Factors Associated with Respiratory Tract Secretions (Death Rattle) in the Dying Adult

Journal Article
Kolb, H., Snowden, A., & Stevens, E. (2018)
Systematic Review and Narrative Summary: Treatments for and Risk Factors Associated with Respiratory Tract Secretions (Death Rattle) in the Dying Adult. Journal of Advanced Nursing, https://doi.org/10.1111/jan.13557
Aim To identify effective treatments and risk factors associated with death rattle in adults at the end of life. Background The presence of noisy, pooled respiratory tract sec...

Emotional intelligence among nursing students: Findings from a cross-sectional study

Journal Article
Štiglic, G., Cilar, L., Novak, Ž., Vrbnjak, D., Stenhouse, R., Snowden, A., & Pajnkihar, M. (2018)
Emotional intelligence among nursing students: Findings from a cross-sectional study. Nurse Education Today, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nedt.2018.03.028
Background Emotional intelligence in nursing is of global interest. International studies identify that emotional intelligence influences nurses' work and relationships with p...

When holistic care is not holistic enough: the role of sexual health in mental health settings

Journal Article
Hendry, A., Snowden, A., & Brown, M. (2017)
When holistic care is not holistic enough: the role of sexual health in mental health settings. Journal of Clinical Nursing, https://doi.org/10.1111/jocn.14085
Aim to explore the preparation that mental health nurses receive to address sexual health in practice. Background People who use the mental health services often have complex ...
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Understanding and Maximising the Roles and Contributions of NHS Chaplains across UK

2019 - 2019
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 ...
Funder: Chief Scientists Office | Value: £29,626

Assessing the impact of a diagnosis of mental illness on young people: feasibility study

2017 - 2018
This study concerns the impact of a diagnosis of mental illness on young people and their families. One in ten adolescents suffer from a diagnosable mental disorder and there is increasing awareness t...
Funder: Chief Scientists Office | Value: £12,931

Emotional Intelligience_Quantitative aspects

2017 - 2020
To understand the relationship between EI, demographic factors, previous caring at entry to nurse education, and progression through pre-registration education on the performance and retention of newl...
Funder: NHS Education Scotland | Value: £2,500

Holistic Needs Assessment in Cancer Care

2016 - 2020
People living with and beyond cancer are vulnerable to a number of physical, functional and psychological issues. Undertaking a holistic needs assessment (HNA) is one way to support a structured discu...
Funder: MacMillan Cancer Support | Value: £130,839

Evaluation of Glasgow's Improving Cancer Journeys programme

2015 - 2020
The evaluation proposed here is necessarily flexible to support the programme’s evolution. The overall aim is to provide the programme with the most valid and robust practical evidence in a timely and...
Funder: MacMillan Cancer Support | Value: £183,530