Professor in Maternal Health
Craven, T. H., Wojcik, G., McCoubrey, J., Brooks, O., Grant, E., Reilly, J., …Walsh, T. S. (2018). Lack of concordance between ECDC and CDC systems for surveillance of ventilator associated pneumonia. Intensive Care Medicine, doi:10.1007/s00134-017-4993-8. ISSN 0342-4642
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Kydd, A. (2017). Flag Procession
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Report of the flag procession at the 44th Biennial Convention of the Honor Society of Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau International.
Graham, S., & Martindale, R. (2017). Army boots are blamed for injuries. Uk
The study investigated loads and impact using British military drill boots.
MacMillan Cancer Support
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...
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...
Burdett Trust for Nursing
The project focuses on person centred care for people with learning disabilities at the point of transition from child to adult health services. The project will include multiple nursing perspectives ...
17 November 2017
19 November 2017
Brightlight was the first major study of its kind on specialist cancer care in England for young people. Its findings and young patients’ perspectives combine to inspire this ...
18 May 2016
18 May 2016
Organised an international conference with speakers from Belgium and Finland, plus clinicians, researchers from the locality and from Edinburgh Napier University.
11 January 2017
11 January 2017
Our view of addiction shapes the help we offer.
While Finnish addiction therapists tend to see drinking to excess as intentional, French specialists tend to emphasise t...
Lecturer in Learning Disabilities
Pastoral Support Advisor
O’Connor, S., & Hardiker, N. (2017). Derek Hoy: A legacy for Nursing Informatics in Scotland. International Journal of Medical Informatics, 104, (126-127). doi:10.1016/j.ijmedinf.2017.05.010. ISSN 1386-5056
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Rowat, A., St George, B. & Pollock, A. (2017). Top ten research priorities relating to stroke nursing
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McGee-Lennon, M., Bouamrane, M., O'Connor, S., Agbakoba, R., Grieves, E., O'Donnell, C. & Mair, F. (2016). Delivering Assisted Living Lifestyles at Scale –DALLAS programme. Final Evaluation Report. United Kingdom: Innovate UK (Technology Strategy Board)
Delivering assisted living lifestyles at scale – DALLAS programme. Final evaluation report.
O'Connor, S. (2016). Design think your life: how rethinking problems can help address integrated care for people with diabetes
Blog: Design thinking was the hot topic of the integrated care pathways workshop at the European Health Forum Gastein conference today. The interactive 90-minute workshop was...
Chirambo, G. B. & O'Connor, S. (2016). Pioneering mobile health (mHealth) in Africa: a nurses perspective
Blog: If you visit Malawi, in south-east Africa, you will find a warm, sunny climate and a welcoming, friendly people who are largely based in rural town and communities north...
O'Connor, S. & Andrews, T. (2016). Using Co-Design with Nursing Students to Create Educational Apps for Clinical Training. In Sermeus, W. (Ed.). Nursing Informatics 2016, 334-338. doi:10.3233/978-1-61499-658-3-334
Mobile technology is being trialed in nursing education to support students in clinical practice, as it can provide instant access to high quality educational material at the ...
O'Connor, S. (2016). Summer Schools for Postgraduate Students – Yea or Nay?
Blog: I often wondered if research based summer schools run at universities and other organisations were worth investing in as a PhD student. When I heard the European Academy...
Orchard, J., Lowres, N., Freedman, S. B., Li, J. & Neubeck, L. (2016). Feasibility of screening for atrial fibrillation in primary care: Just a heartbeat away?. European Journal of Preventive Cardiology. 23(16), 1783-1784. doi:10.1177/2047487316663547. ISSN 2047-4873
Feasibility of screening for atrial fibrillation in primary care: Just a heartbeat away?
McGee-Lennon, M., Bouamrane, M., Grieve, E., O'Donnell, C., O'Connor, S., Agbakoba, R., …Mair, F. (2016). A Flexible Toolkit for Evaluating Person-Centred Digital Health and Wellness at Scale. In Advances in Human Factors and Ergonomics in Healthcare, 105-118. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-41652-6_11. ISBN 978-3-319-41651-9, 978-3-319-41652-6
The Delivering Assisted Living Lifestyles at Scale (dallas) program was a large-scale, nationwide deployment of digital health and wellbeing products and services in the UK. T...
O'Connor, S. (2016). Making the most of Social Media. University of Glasgow, UK
Blog: So you might think that PhD land and social media don’t have much in common but it’s safe to say that without utilising the benefits online, interactive platforms like T...
O'Connor, S. (2016). What is REF and is it relevant?. University of Glasgow, UK
Blog: As a doctoral student eager to make the most of my research experience, I am surprised that the Research Excellence Framework (REF) doesn’t really appear anywhere in the...
Hutton, P., Taylor, P. J. & Morrison, A. P. (2015). In reply to Adams and colleagues. Psychosis. 7(4). doi:10.1080/17522439.2015.1093017. ISSN 1752-2439
We disagree with the Cochrane Schizophrenia Group’s (CSzG) self-assessment that the problems we identified (Hutton, Wood, Taylor, Irving & Morrison, 2014) in thei...
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...
Technology has been heralded as a potential enabler of communication between individuals and those in their informal or
professional care network. Enabling people to effectively talk about their needs...
Royal Society of Edinburgh
The "Scotland 2030 Vision” project seeks to build on internal research funding from Edinburgh Napier University to engage citizens in gaining their social, economic and cultural aspirations for the f...
University of Stirling
The Vale of Leven Travel Fellowship
The Physiological Society
This project aims to inform the creation of a discipline specific physiology core curriculum that is agreed by stakeholder groups vested in nursing and physiology education to clarify relevant physiol...
Children's Hospice Association Scotland
The aim of the scoping exercise is to inform the development of an education strategy for CHAS relating to the delivery of palliative care for babies, children and young people (BCYP) and their famili...
The proposed research is a direct response to the European Commission's Active and Healthy Ageing initiative, with an
overarching goal to improve the quality of life of older people. By pursuing 15 di...
Scottish Institute for Policing Research
The aim of the project is to conduct a systematic review and host round-table discussions to explore the use of police discretion when making decisions in relation to individuals' vulnerability.
Economic and Social Research Council
Integration of health and social care services is happening across the United Kingdom. Integrating services is important as it puts more focus on supporting the lives – not just the health – of indivi...
The Mental Health Tribunal for Scotland became operational in 2005. It plays an integral role in guaranteeing the rights of patients with mental disorder as originally identified in the Millan Princip...
Chief Scientists Office
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...
Chlamydia trachomatis is the most common sexually transmitted infection in Scotland, and has significant long‐term consequences to reproductive health. Recent studies suggest that in addition to the g...
: Anxiety and depression are common after stroke. Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction courses teach people with long-term conditions (LTCs) skills such as meditation to help them self-manage anxiety an...
Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland
Derek Hoy was a Scottish nurse based predominantly in Glasgow who died in 2012. He worked for many years in the National Health Service (NHS) in a variety of clinical roles, where he began to experime...
Scottish Funding Council
This project takes a new approach to teaching Mindful-breathing techniques to children aged 4-9.
Diagnosis of anxiety, stress, depression and ADHD in children has seen a significant increase over the...
The crisis in the numbers of donated organs has featu...
Recent years have witnessed a rapid evolution in the treatment available for hepatitis C in Scotland. Unprecedented pharmacologi...