Senior Lecturer/TBS Joint Director of Research
Mathews, G., Matthews-Smith, G., Macmillan, M. & Gilbert, T. (2013). Mindfulness Life world Study: A longitudinal, phenomenological study of mindfulness-based stress reduction training as experienced by people with long term conditions. Scotland: Queens Nursing Institute
To explore the experience of mindfulness training as perceived by people living with differing forms of enduring conditions whilst participating in a year-long group intervent...
Campbell, K., Nimmo, S. & Matthews-Smith, G. (2013). Progress Report: Living with and beyond Cancer. Edinburgh, Scotland: Edinburgh Napier University
The aim of this project is to develop an educational resource in the form of a suite of academic modules and continuous professional development education initiatives related ...
Campbell, K., Williams, A., McBride, S., & Matthews-Smith, G. (2014, October). A systematic review of online cancer and palliative care education for nurses and allied health professionals (2000- 2011). Paper presented at International Cancer Education Conference, Florida, USA
Background/Purpose: Embedding online learning within higher education can providing engaging, cost-effective, interactive, and flexible education. By evaluating the impact, o...
ENU Development Trust
"The Birth of a Nation: Exploring the Values-Based Leadership of Lee Kuan Yew in the Development of the Republic of Singapore" Yew was Singapore’s first Prime Minister from 1965 to 1990 and is regarde...
Queen's Nursing Institute Scotland
The research purpose is to establish how people with differing forms of enduring conditions construct, make sense of, and apply meaning to, mindfulness as they undertake the 8-week introductory MBSR p...
Jan de Vries Healthcare
Investigation to understanding of natural biomarkers which enable early detection of breast cancer metastasis
Garavan, T., Wang, J., Matthews-Smith, G., Nagarathnam, B., & Lai, Y. (2018). Advancing national human resource development research: suggestions for multilevel investigations. Human Resource Development International, 21(4), (1-31). doi:10.1080/13678868.2018.1429171. ISSN 1367-8868
National human resource development (NHRD) is now an important area of investigation within human resource development with significant growth in publications over 49 years. S...
MacArthur, J., Wilkinson, H., Matthews-Smith, G., & Gray, M. A. (2017). Embedding compassionate care in local NHS practice: developing a conceptual model through realistic evaluation. Journal of Research in Nursing, 22(1-2), 130-147. doi:10.1177/1744987116678901
The aim of this study was to critically analyse the impact of the ‘Leadership in Compassionate Care Programme’ and offer a conceptual model of factors that can embed compassio...
Garavan, T., & Matthews-Smith, G. (2015). Value-based Healthcare: Utopian vision or fit for Purpose. In A. Ortenblad, C. Abrahamson Lofstrom, & R. Sheaff (Eds.), Management Innovations for Healthcare organizations, 412-430. (1). London: Taylor & Francis (Routledge)
Agostinho, M., Afseth, J. & Havrdová, Z. (2015). Havrdová, Z., Matthews-Smith, G. & Huotari, P. (Eds.). Process of curriculum and module design. Lahti University of Applied Sciences. ISBN 978-951-827-254-3
Process of curriculum and module design.
Havrdová, Z., Matthews‑Smith, G., Huotari, P. & Agostinho, M. (2015). Havrdová, Z., Matthews-Smith, G. & Huotari, P. (Eds.). Summary and Conclusions. Lahti University of Applied Sciences. ISBN 978-951-827-254-3
Summary and conclusions.
Matthews-Smith, G., Afseth, J. & Huotari, P. (2015). Havrdová, Z., Matthews-Smith, G. & Huotari, P. (Eds.). Theoretical and organisational background. Lahti University of Applied Sciences. ISBN 978-951-827-254-3
Theoretical and organisational background.
Matthews-Smith, G. & Afseth, J. (2015). Havrdová, Z., Matthews-Smith, G. & Huotari, P. (Eds.). Evaluation. Lahti University of Applied Sciences. ISBN 978-951-827-254-3
Afseth, J., Kokkonen, M. & Rebelo dos Santos, N. (2015). Havrdová, Z., Matthews-Smith, G. & Huotari, P. (Eds.). Intercultural Management. Lahti University of Applied Sciences. ISBN 978-951-827-254-3
Havrdová, Z., Matthews-Smith, G. & Huotari, P. (Eds.). (2015). Developing Cross-Cultural Competencies in Health and Social Care Management. ISBN 978-951-827-254-3
Learning from research and experience of five EU universities.
Christie, J., Macmillan, M., Currie, C., & Matthews-Smith, G. (2015). Improving the experience of hip fracture care: A multidisciplinary collaborative approach to implementing evidence-based, person-centred practice. International Journal of Orthopaedic and Trauma Nursing, 19(1), (24-35). doi:10.1016/j.ijotn.2014.03.003. ISSN 1878-1241
Hip fracture care is well supported by national guidelines and audit that provide evidence of safe interventions and an improved process. In the drive for organisa...
Dewar, E., Matthews-Smith, G., Cetnarskyj, R. & Smith, K. (2013). Alpha-1-acid glycoprotein as a breast cancer biomarker in at risk individuals. European Journal of Cancer. 50, S113. ISSN 0959-8049
Behan, J. L., Cruickshank, Y. E., Matthews-Smith, G., Bruce, M., & Smith, K. D. (2012). The Glycosylation of AGP and Its Associations with the Binding to Methadone. BioMed Research International, 2013, (1-7). doi:10.1155/2013/108902. ISSN 2314-6133
Methadone remains the most common form of pharmacological therapy for opioid dependence; however, there is a lack of
explanation for the reports of its relatively low success ...
This thesis offers an original contribution to knowledge through providing a...
Hip fracture is a common, serious and well-defined in...