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What do we know about who does and does not attend general health checks? Findings from a narrative scoping review

Journal Article
Dryden, R., Williams, B., McCowan, C., & Themessl-Huber, M. (2012)
What do we know about who does and does not attend general health checks? Findings from a narrative scoping review. BMC Public Health, 12, 1-23. doi:10.1186/1471-2458-12-723
Background: General and preventive health checks are a key feature of contemporary policies of anticipatory care. Ensuring high and equitable uptake of such general health che...

Partnership action for continuing employment (PACE): towards a future delivery model.

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McQuaid, R. W., Dutton, M., & Egdell, V. (2010)
Partnership action for continuing employment (PACE): towards a future delivery model
The Employment Research Institute, Edinburgh Napier University was commissioned by the Scottish Government to help develop a future delivery model for the Partnership Action f...

Serving Best Interests in ‘Known Biological Father Disputes’ in the United Kingdom

Book Chapter
Macfarlane, L. (2016)
Serving Best Interests in ‘Known Biological Father Disputes’ in the United Kingdom. In E. E. Sutherland, & L. A. B. MacFarlane (Eds.), Implementing Article 3 of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child : best interests, welfare and well-being (149-164). (1). Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press
Article 3 of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child provides that in ‘all actions concerning children’ the ‘best interests of the child shall be a primary consideration’...

Evaluation and legacy of the ECoC: event owners and event hosts perspectives.

Journal Article
Theodoraki, E. (2014)
Evaluation and legacy of the ECoC: event owners and event hosts perspectives. Economia della cultura, XXIV, 183-193. https://doi.org/10.1446/78865
This paper focusses on the institution of the European Capital of Culture (ECoC) and its evaluation as documented to have emerged in official European Commission (EC) publicat...

Effectiveness of interventions designed to promote patient involvement to enhance safety: A systematic review

Journal Article
Hall, J., Peat, M., Birks, Y., Golder, S., Entwistle, V., Gilbody, S., …Wright, J. (2010)
Effectiveness of interventions designed to promote patient involvement to enhance safety: A systematic review. BMJ quality & safety, 19(5), 1-7. https://doi.org/10.1136/qshc.2009.032748
There is growing international interest in involving patients in interventions to promote and support them in securing their own safety. This paper reports a systematic review...

Inter-agency cooperation in activation: comparing experiences in three vanguard "active" welfare states

Journal Article
Lindsay, C., & McQuaid, R. W. (2008)
Inter-agency cooperation in activation: comparing experiences in three vanguard "active" welfare states. Social Policy and Society, 7, 353-365. https://doi.org/10.1017/S1474746408004326
New forms of inter-agency co-operation have gained increasing prominence in the development and delivery of activation strategies. This article compares different models of in...

Substance use communication between looked after young people and formal carers: A qualitative study

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Carver, H. Substance use communication between looked after young people and formal carers: A qualitative study. (Thesis)
Edinburgh Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/Output/978712
Background: Good parent-child connectedness, general and substance use specific communication are protective against alcohol, tobacco and drug use during adolescence. Previous...

Construction of a linked health and social care database resource – lessons on process, content and culture

Journal Article
Witham, M. D., Frost, H., McMurdo, M., Donnan, P. T., & McGilchrist, M. (2015)
Construction of a linked health and social care database resource – lessons on process, content and culture. Informatics for Health and Social Care, 40(3), 229-239. https://doi.org/10.3109/17538157.2014.892491
Background: Combining routinely collected health and social care data on older people is essential to advance both service delivery and research for this client group. Little ...

Experiences of knowledge brokering for evidence-informed public health policy and practice: three years of the Scottish Collaboration for Public Health Research and Policy

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Frost, H., Geddes, R., Haw, S., Jackson, C. A., Jepson, R., Mooney, J. D., & Frank, J. (2012)
Experiences of knowledge brokering for evidence-informed public health policy and practice: three years of the Scottish Collaboration for Public Health Research and Policy. Evidence and Policy, 8(3), 347-359. https://doi.org/10.1332/174426412x654068
Despite a burgeoning literature on, and widespread interest in, knowledge translation and exchange in public health, few articles provide an account of the actual experiences ...

Interventions in community settings that prevent or delay disablement and promote healthy ageing in later life

Journal Article
Frost, H., Haw, S., & Frank, J. (2012)
Interventions in community settings that prevent or delay disablement and promote healthy ageing in later life. Journal of Aging and Physical Activity, 20(Supplement 1), s229
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