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Hepatitis C in a new therapeutic era: Recontextualising the lived experience

Journal Article
Whiteley, D., Whittaker, A., Elliott, L., & Cunningham-Burley, S. (2017)
Hepatitis C in a new therapeutic era: Recontextualising the lived experience. Journal of Clinical Nursing, https://doi.org/10.1111/jocn.14083
Aims and Objectives To explore the experience of adults living with hepatitis C in a new era of interferon-free treatment. Background Hepatitis C is a leading cause of morbidi...

The human papillomavirus and HPV vaccine: accounts from young people from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic groups in Scotland aged 16-26 years

Presentation / Conference
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...

Using Foucauldian Discourse Analysis to Analyze Young Women’s Constructions of the Human Papillomavirus Vaccine

Journal Article
Gray Brunton, C., Todorova, I., Petrova, D., Carnegie, E., & Whittaker, A. (2018)
Using Foucauldian Discourse Analysis to Analyze Young Women’s Constructions of the Human Papillomavirus Vaccine. Sage Research Methods Cases, https://doi.org/10.4135/9781526440235
This case study introduces the reader to Foucauldian discourse analysis (FDA) as applied to a cross-cultural project around young women’s constructions of the Human Papillomav...

An interdisciplinary approach to community environmental health: Exploring socio-environmental relations

Presentation / Conference
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 ...

Developing the community environmental health role of the nurse in partnership with local communities

Presentation / Conference
Carnegie, E. (2009, March)
Developing the community environmental health role of the nurse in partnership with local communities. Paper presented at The 2009 RCN International Nursing Research Conference, Cardiff City Hall, Cardiff
Aims: To describe two models that emerged from one qualitative study: the community environmental health model and the community engagement model. Background: To participate i...

Obesity prevalence among healthcare professionals in England: a cross-sectional study using the Health Survey for England

Journal Article
Kyle, R. G., Wills, J., Mahoney, C., Hoyle, L., Kelly, M., & Atherton, I. M. (2017)
Obesity prevalence among healthcare professionals in England: a cross-sectional study using the Health Survey for England. BMJ Open, 7(12), https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2017-018498
Objective: To estimate obesity prevalence among healthcare professionals in England and compare prevalence to those working outside of the health services. Design: Cross-secti...

Instruments to measure patient experience of healthcare quality in hospitals: a systematic review

Journal Article
Beattie, M., Murphy, D. J., Atherton, I., & Lauder, W. (2015)
Instruments to measure patient experience of healthcare quality in hospitals: a systematic review. Systematic Reviews, 4(1), https://doi.org/10.1186/s13643-015-0089-0
Improving and sustaining the quality of hospital care is an international challenge. Patient experience data can be used to target improvement and research. However, the use o...

Walking groups for women with breast cancer: mobilising therapeutic assemblages of walk, talk and place

Journal Article
Ireland, A. V., Finnegan-John, J., Hubbard, G., Scanlon, K., & Kyle, R. G. (2019)
Walking groups for women with breast cancer: mobilising therapeutic assemblages of walk, talk and place. Social Science and Medicine, 231, 38-46. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.socscimed.2018.03.016
Walking is widely accepted as a safe and effective method of promoting rehabilitation and a return to physical activity after a cancer diagnosis. Little research has consider...

Podiatry intervention versus usual care to prevent falls in care homes: pilot randomised controlled trial (the PIRFECT study)

Journal Article
Wylie, G., Menz, H. B., McFarlane, S., Ogston, S., Sullivan, F., Williams, B., …Morris, J. (2017)
Podiatry intervention versus usual care to prevent falls in care homes: pilot randomised controlled trial (the PIRFECT study). BMC Geriatrics, 17(1), https://doi.org/10.1186/s12877-017-0541-1
Background Common foot problems are independent risk factors for falls in older people. There is evidence that podiatry can prevent falls in community-dwelling populations. Th...

How active are women who play bingo: a cross-sectional study from the Well!Bingo project

Journal Article
Ryde, G. C., Gorely, T., Jepson, R., Gray, C., Shepherd, A., Mackison, D., …Evans, J. M. M. (2017)
How active are women who play bingo: a cross-sectional study from the Well!Bingo project. BMC Women's Health, 17(1), https://doi.org/10.1186/s12905-017-0405-z
Background The benefits of physical activity are well established, yet large numbers of people are not sufficiently active to gain health benefits. Certain population groups a...
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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