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Adolescents in Scotland: Challenges and Opportunities for Sexual Risk Reduction

Journal Article
Morrison-Beedy, D., Martin, C. H., Pow, J., & Elliott, L. (2019)
Adolescents in Scotland: Challenges and Opportunities for Sexual Risk Reduction. Journal of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care, 30(6), 619-629. https://doi.org/10.1097/jnc.0000000000000095
Sexually transmitted infections, HIV, and unplanned pregnancy challenge the health of Scottish teens. We conducted focus groups with teens (ages 16-19 years) recruited from an...

Zooming out to prioritise population health in nurse education

Journal Article
Lasater, K., Kyle, R. G., & Atherton, I. M. (2019)
Zooming out to prioritise population health in nurse education. Collegian, 26(5), 511-513. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.colegn.2019.09.007
In this Editorial, we argue that zooming out to prioritise population health in nurse education can: (1) Redefine population health as praxis; (2) Reposition nursing as a sign...

Dying For Change

Journal Article
Glover, G., O'Leary, L., Shooshtari, S., Taggart, L., Trollor, J., & Hatton, C. (2019)
Dying For Change. Journal of Intellectual Disability Research, 63(7), 633-639. https://doi.org/10.1111/jir.12650
Purpose: To discuss the premature deaths of people with intellectual disabilities internationally, what is being done and what is needed to make a real difference. Rationale:...

Population health as a 'platform' for nurse education: A qualitative study of nursing leaders

Journal Article
Lasater, K., Atherton, I. M., & Kyle, R. G. (2020)
Population health as a 'platform' for nurse education: A qualitative study of nursing leaders. Nurse Education Today, 86, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nedt.2019.104313
Background: Challenges to the sustainability of global healthcare systems are prompting a shift towards more population-focused models of care. Nurse educators need to develop...

Best supportive care in advanced lung cancer—more than a label?

Journal Article
Bowden, J., Fenning, S., Marron, B., Macpherson, C., Boyce, S., Wardrope, V., …Johnston, L. (2018)
Best supportive care in advanced lung cancer—more than a label?. BMJ, 363, k5017. https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.k5017
We should be accountable for delivering the right care in the right place for people nearing the end of life, say Jo Bowden and colleagues.

Transition into remote and rural nurse education and careers: a qualitative study of student nurses

Journal Article
Kyle, R. G., Beattie, M., & Smith, A. (in press)
Transition into remote and rural nurse education and careers: a qualitative study of student nurses. Journal of Research in Nursing, https://doi.org/10.1177/1744987120908911
Background: Global nurse shortages present a threat to the sustainability of remote and rural healthcare. Interventions have been developed to support recruitment and retentio...

Sun protection education for adolescents: a feasibility study of a wait-list controlled trial of an intervention involving a presentation, action planning, and SMS messages and using objective measurement of sun exposure

Journal Article
Hubbard, G., Cherrie, J., Gray, J., Kyle, R. G., Nioi, A., Wendelboe-Nelson, C., …Dombrowski, S. (2020)
Sun protection education for adolescents: a feasibility study of a wait-list controlled trial of an intervention involving a presentation, action planning, and SMS messages and using objective measurement of sun exposure. BMC Public Health, 20, https://doi.org/10.1186/s12889-020-8265-0
Background: People increase their risk of melanoma unless they are protected from the harmful effects of sun exposure during childhood and adolescence. We aimed to assess the ...

Instruments to measure patient experience of health care quality in hospitals: a systematic review protocol.

Journal Article
Beattie, M., Lauder, W., Atherton, I., & Murphy, D. J. (2014)
Instruments to measure patient experience of health care quality in hospitals: a systematic review protocol. Systematic Reviews, 3, https://doi.org/10.1186/2046-4053-3-4
Improving and sustaining the quality of care in hospitals is an intractable and persistent challenge. The patients’ experience of the quality of hospital care can provide insi...

‘Just that Little Bit of Doubt’: Scottish Parents', Teenage Girls' and Health Professionals' Views of the MMR, H1N1 and HPV Vaccines

Journal Article
Kennedy, C., Gray Brunton, C., & Hogg, R. (2013)
‘Just that Little Bit of Doubt’: Scottish Parents', Teenage Girls' and Health Professionals' Views of the MMR, H1N1 and HPV Vaccines. International Journal of Behavioral Medicine, https://doi.org/10.1007/s12529-013-9356-4
Background Parental decision making about childhood vaccinations is complex and the vaccination schedule everchanging. Vaccination may be controversial even in countries with...

Assessment of causal link between psychological factors and symptom exacerbation in inflammatory bowel disease: a protocol for systematic review of prospective cohort studies.

Journal Article
Schoultz, M., Atherton, I., Hubbard, G., & Watson, A. J. M. (2013)
Assessment of causal link between psychological factors and symptom exacerbation in inflammatory bowel disease: a protocol for systematic review of prospective cohort studies. Systematic Reviews, 2, https://doi.org/10.1186/2046-4053-2-8
Background Inflammatory bowel disease is an idiopathic chronic disease that affects around 28 million people worldwide. Symptoms are distressing and have a detrimental effect...
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Nursing student classes evaluation

2015 - 2016
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). • Train...
Funder: NHS Lothian | Value: £3,943

Improving the operational skills of the health personel working in the emergency dept

2013 - 2015
Research in the Countries, involved in the project, on the level of implementation of EU policies related to patients' safety, with a particular focus on emergency departments, actuality and future pe...
Funder: European Commission | Value: £10,550

Improving early detection of melanoma by increasing young people’s awareness of symptoms, skin self-examination and communication: A quasi-experimental trial with embedded process evaluation

2016 - 2017
Aims 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 ...
Funder: Melanoma Focus

Improving outcomes for children and families affected by paternal substance misuse: a feasibility study of the Parents Under Pressure programme for fathers

2017 - 2019
The impact of parental drug misuse on children and families is a major public health problem [4]. Parental drug misuse is closely associated with poor parenting, poor child development and increased r...
Funder: National Institute for Health Research | Value: £318,594

Young people with Learning disabilites & ethnic minority views about the HPV vaccine

2014 - 2016
In the United Kingdom (UK), cervical cancer is the second most common cancer in women under 35 years. Human papillomavirus (HPV) types 16 and 18 are sexually transmitted viruses which may contribute t...
Funder: Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland | Value: £39,762

Nursing education: what can perspectives from the social sciences contribute

2015 - 2016
Nursing students care for people from very different backgrounds to their own both in placements during undergraduate training and throughout their careers. Caring for patients requires empathy: seein...
Funder: Economic and Social Research Council | Value: £4,743

Young males' constructions of the Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) vaccine

2014 - 2015
The proposed research aims to provide greater understanding about how international vaccine policies are experienced by men in the US, UK and Spain. The research fits with recently completed published...
Funder: British Council | Value: £2,921

CSO - Effects of Scottish Gov. changes in Alcohol policy…..

2015 - 2016
To record beverage choice, place of purchase and price paid by ill drinkers attending the alcohol problems services in Edinburgh and Glasgow over a 3 year period in order to monitor any impact of the ...
Funder: Chief Scientists Office | Value: £2,578

Analysis Database - Lundbeck

2015 - 2016
Research study entitled ' Evolution of drinking patterns 2-3 years in ill, heavy drinkers, with or without treatment'.
Funder: Lundbeck | Value: £13,000

Analysis of mortality data from dependent drinking cohort

2015 - 2015
To investigate predictors of death, and predictors of mode of death, related to drinking. Examining patterns of drinking, preferred beverage, other drug use, smoking, associated social problems and pl...
Funder: Scottish Health Action on Alcohol Problems | Value: £2,649
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Recontextualising the lived experience of hepatitis C and its treatment

2014 - 2017
Recent years have witnessed a rapid evolution in the treatment available for hepatitis C in Scotland. Unprecedented pharmacologi...
Dr David Whiteley | Director of Studies: Dr Anne Whittaker | Second Supervisor: Lawrence Elliott

Investigation of Maintaining Nasogastric Feeding for Stroke Patients: A Mixed Methods Design

2004 - 2009
Explored the opinions of staff, patients and relatives concerning the ‘acceptability’ and ‘effectiveness’ of...
Dr Catherine Mahoney | Director of Studies: Dr Maureen Macmillan | Second Supervisor: Beth Alder

Scoping views on a research project exploring attitudes, acceptance, and construction of the Human Papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine among Scottish men

2017 - date
Mr Lewis Clarke | Director of Studies: Dr Carol Gray Brunton | Second Supervisor: Dr Brian Williams

A exploration of how mental health nurses learn to provide sexual health care

2019 - date
Ms Avril Hendry | Director of Studies: Dr Sarah Doyle | Second Supervisor: Dr Sally Brown

Do Partnerships Work? Assessing partnership working in a National Demonstration Project aimed at improving the sexual health of young people.

2006 - 2010
Dr Janette Pow | Director of Studies: Lawrence Elliott | Second Supervisor: Prof Robert Raeside

Exploring male indentity in non-professional carers of someone with cancer

2015 - date
Jenny Young | Director of Studies: Prof Austyn Snowden | Second Supervisor: Prof Graeme Smith

An ethnographic exploration of the influences around participation in breast screening for women with learning disabilities

2006 - 2012
Dr Diane Willis | Director of Studies: Catriona Kennedy