Lecturer in Learning Disabilities
Reader / Head of Population and Public Health
Carnegie, E. (2018). Report of Public Engagement Event, October 11 2016. Edinburgh Napier University
This research study was conducted in 2015. The aim was to understand the views and experiences of the HPV vaccine in order to inform policy and practice. The researchers condu...
Truesdale, M., & Brown, M. (2017). People with Learning Disabilities in Scotland: 2017 Health Needs Assessment Update Report. NHS Health Scotland
The health needs assessment provides a broad overview of the current research evidence of the health needs of adults with learning disabilities. It is an update of the 2004 h...
Slevin, E., Taggart, L., McConkey, R., Cousins, W., Truesdale-Kennedy, M., & Dowling, S. (2011). A rapid review of literature relating to support for people with intellectual disabilities and their family carers when the person has: behaviours that challenge and/or mental health problems; or they are advancing in age,. HSC Public Health Agency
What services and support do people with Intellectual disabilities who display behaviours that challenge and their caregivers require to meet their needs? What services and su...
Chief Scientists Office
Approximately 37,000 people are infected with the hepatitis C virus (HCV) in Scotland, with over 85% of infections in people who inject, or have injected drugs (PWID). Treatment for HCV is simple, to...
Digital Health Institute
The aim of this study is to explore the perceptions and experiences of the implementation, management and use electronic prescribing systems in the hospital setting with a focus on Critical Care Units...
European Society of Cardiology
In this study, we aim to examine:
1. Trends in the prevalence of hospital admissions for CHD in young adults and compare them with older adults between 1991 to 2011;
2. Trend in the annual rates of ...
McConkey, R., Milligan, V., Truesdale-Kennedy, M., & Poulton, B. (2007). Connecting With Autism Project. Institute of Nursing Research, University of Ulster
No abstract available.
McConkey, R., Truesdale-Kennedy, M., & Milligan, V. (2006). Evaluation Report on the Western Area Support Project (WASP) on early intervention with families who have a child with Autistic Spectrum Disorders (ASD). Family Planning Association NI; Family Planning Association UK
The WASP Project is funded by the Children Fund and aims to develop a holistic approach to interventions with families in the Western Board1 area of Northern Ireland. This is ...
Carnegie, E., Reid, A., Deakin, M., & Inglis, G. (2018, September). Socio-environmental Health. Exploring risk and resource spaces within urban environments. An interdisciplinary enquiry. Paper presented at Space and Poverty (Salzburg Conference in Interdisciplinary Poverty Research)
Regenerative spaces (good for health, environment and the planet) are essential for human flourishing. Findings from previous research suggest an association between spatial p...
Carnegie, E. (2017, November). An interdisciplinary approach to community environmental health: Exploring socio-environmental relations. Poster presented at Second BSA conference on Society, Environment and Human Health, Cardiff University School of Social Sciences, Cardiff
Background: Land use and distribution of resources and power result in spatial patterning such as residential segregation and population density, as well as social and health ...
Gray Brunton, C. & Carnegie, E. (2017, July). Media and Social Media representations of the HPV vaccine. Paper presented at 10th Biennial International Society for Critical Health Psychology Conference, Loughborough
Public health interventions such as immunizations for the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine are not neutral but occur within a socio-cultural, historical context. They are gi...
Gray Brunton, C., Carnegie, E., Pow, J., Whittaker, A. & Todorova, I. (2017, June). Qualitative, critical and discursive methodology for exploring ambivalence around the HPV vaccine amongst marginalised groups. Poster presented at Building trust, managing risk: vaccine confidence and Human Papillomavirus vaccination, London
Gray Brunton, C. & Carnegie, E. (2017, May). Young people, constructions, context and the Human Papillomavirus (HPV) and HPV vaccine. Paper presented at International Week, School of Health and Social Care, Global issues in Healthcare, Edinburgh
Background: New social science research approaches are called for to address personal, socio-cultural, and political aspects of specific vaccines in context, given public anxi...
Mahoney, C. (2017, March). Feasibility and Acceptability of Using Tracking Devices to Monitor Nurses Health. Presented at Nurses Lives Research Seminar, Edinburgh Napier University
Mahoney, C. (2017, February). Curriculum Development Informed by Comprehensive Educational Evaluation; experiences of the School of Health & Social Care. Presented at Teaching Fellow Conference, Edinburgh Napier University
Background – The Bachelor of Nursing programme at Edinburgh Napier University was reviewed and a new programme of education commenced in September 2016. All preregis...
Gray Brunton, C., Carnegie, E., Whittaker, A. & Todorova, I. (2016, August). Critical discursive psychology as methodology for exploring ambivalence around the HPV vaccine amongst marginalised groups. Poster presented at The 30th joint European Health Psychology Society Conference/British Psychological Society Division of Health Psychology, Aberdeen
Background: Public vaccinations rely on individual acceptance and uptake. The Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) vaccine was introduced internationally to protect against common stra...
Carnegie, E., Gray Brunton, C., Whittaker, A., Kennedy, C., Hogg, R., Harding, S., …Willis, D. (2016, August). Young men with intellectual disabilities, the HPV vaccine, and constructions of sexual health risk. Paper presented at The 30th joint European Health Psychology Society Conference/British Psychology Society Division of Health Psychology
Background: The Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) Vaccine was introduced internationally in order to provide a vaccine against common strands of the HPV virus which is implicated in...
Carnegie, E., Whittaker, A., Gray-Brunton, C., Kennedy, C., Hogg, R., Pow, J., …Hanif, N. (2016, April). The human papillomavirus and HPV vaccine: accounts from young people from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic groups in Scotland aged 16-26 years. Paper presented at RCN International Nursing Research Conference 2016
Background: School nurses play important roles in delivering human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination programme in United Kingdom. International research indicates lower HPV vac...
Lay summary: The sun can be harmful. If children/adolescents get sunburnt five or more times, they are twice as likely to get skin cancer as an adult. The sun can be beneficial. It is a source of vita...
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...
In the EU OA is primarily managed in primary care, yet delivery of quality OA care is highly variable within and between countries. International guidelines for OA recommend core treatments, such as ...
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...
National Institute for Health Research
The impact of parental drug misuse on children and families is a major public health problem . Parental drug misuse is closely associated with poor parenting, poor child development and increased r...
We have developed an intervention that aims to help pregnant women to stop smoking by sending text messages with embedded behaviour change techniques (BCTs), as part of an engaging story with pictures...
Burdett Trust for Nursing
This nurse-led project will be an interdisciplinary collaboration between leading researchers working in Edinburgh Napier University, in the University of Sydney, and Flinders University, Adelaide Aus...
To adapt our existing brief school-based psycho-educational cancer awareness intervention to focus exclusively on increasing early detection of melanoma among young people (14-15 years) and test ...
Behavioural Couples Therapy (BCT) is a psychosocial intervention for the treatment of alcohol and drug problems; recommended by NICE for discordant couples where one person has an addiction and the ot...
To deliver ABI training to the following Nursing cohorts: Mental Health; Midwifery: Adult: Learning Disabilities: Child (Students will be 2nd/3rd year students prior to practice placements).
Evidence-informed recruitment and retention strategies are required to ensure the nursing workforce has sufficient capacity and capability to deliver care to Scotland’s population. Current ...
Recent years have witnessed a rapid evolution in the treatment available for hepatitis C in Scotland. Unprecedented pharmacologi...
Explored the opinions of staff, patients and relatives concerning the ‘acceptability’ and ‘effectiveness’ of...