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...
Clapham, D., Mackie, P., Orford, S., Buckley, K., Thomas, I., Atherton, I. & McAnullty, U. (2012). Housing options and solutions for young people in 2020. Edinburgh, Scotland: Joseph Rowntree Foundation.
Recent economic, social and political change has resulted in a lot of uncertainty regarding the housing options for young people in the UK. This report aims to inform the deve...
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 ...
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...
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...
Black, P., Gray Brunton, C., Kennedy, C., Campbell, K., & Nicol, J. (2011). Evaluation of the role of the Advanced Nurse Practitioner within an Integrated Specialist Palliative Care Service
Kennedy, C., Gray Brunton, C., McIntosh, P., Craig, A., Rust, S., & Harden, J. (2010). A qualitative study examining stakeholder experiences of current Immunisation services in NHS Lothian, focusing on the measles, mumps and rubella (MMR) and the Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Vaccines
Childhood vaccination is an important public health strategy to protect against infectious
diseases for population or ‘herd’ immunity. In western, industrialised countries, su...
Kennedy, C., McIntosh, P., Hogg, R., Gray Brunton, C., & Christie, J. A. (2009). A profiling exercise of childhood immunisation services in Edinburgh: A qualitative report
Childhood immunisation is a complex area in the research literature with a number of contributing influences. Within Edinburgh Community Health Partnership (CHP), ...
Hogg, R., Gray Brunton, C., Kennedy, C., Jarvis, A., Wood, C., & Halliday, B. (2009). A theoretical case study in Scotland of professional boundary work in the face of change to generalist working in community nursing: a 'jack of all trades, master of none'?
Critical approaches to change management theories challenge assumptions that change in organisations is a linear and progressive process. Changes within community nursing in t...
Hogg, R., Gray Brunton, C., Hanley, J., Law, J., Kennedy, C., Mitchell, V., & Neilson, A. (2009). The assessment of vulnerability in public health nursing practice: A user-centred exploration, with a focus on the Lothian Child Concern Model
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
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...
18.00 hours Lecture theatre 1D5 at Sighthill Campus
11 January 2017