Robertson, P. (2017). Career Guidance, Health and Well-being. Not applicable
This is a brief article for practitioners in the Career Development Institute's magazine: Career Matters. It explores the links between work, health and well-being, and cons...
Wilkinson, J. E., & Frost, H. (2015). "Horses for Courses" Comment on "Translating Evidence Into Healthcare Policy and Practice: Single Versus Multi-Faceted Implementation Strategies – Is There a Simple Answer to a Complex Question?". International Journal of Health Policy and Management, 4(10), (685-686). ISSN 2322-5939
This commentary considers the vexed question of whether or not we should be spending time and resources on using multifaceted interventions to undertake implementation of evid...
Frost, H. (2002). Pulsed Shortwave – Effective, useless or harmful?. Physiotherapy, 88(10), (638). doi:10.1016/s0031-9406(05)60522-6. ISSN 0031-9406
No abstract available.
Irish Health Research Board
Smoking rates remain high in Ireland despite considerable progress being made to reduce them in recent years. Ireland ranks second highest for smoking-related causes of death in the EU. Lung cancer, w...
Chief Scientists Office
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...
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...
17 November 2017
19 November 2017
Brightlight was the first major study of its kind on specialist cancer care in England for young people. Its findings and young patients’ perspectives combine to inspire this ...
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...
Dean of Applied Sciences
Associate Professor of Immunology & Infection / Director of Research, School of Applied Sciences
Frost, H. (1998). Exercise for patients with low back pain. Spine, 23(4), (508). ISSN 0362-2436
Garavan, T., Wang, J., Matthews-Smith, G., Nagarathnam, B., & Lai, Y. (2018). Advancing national human resource development research: suggestions for multilevel investigations. Human Resource Development International, (1-31). doi:10.1080/13678868.2018.1429171. ISSN 1367-8868
National human resource development (NHRD) is now an important area of investigation within human resource development with significant growth in publications over 49 years. S...
Lone, N. I., Lee, R., Salisbury, L., Donaghy, E., Ramsay, P., Rattray, J., & Walsh, T. S. (2018). Predicting risk of unplanned hospital readmission in survivors of critical illness: a population-level cohort study. Thorax, doi:10.1136/thoraxjnl-2017-210822. ISSN 0040-6376
Intensive care unit survivors experience high levels of morbidity after hospital discharge and are at high risk of unplanned hospital readmission. Identifying those...
Robertson, P. J. (2018). The casualties of transition: the health impact of NEET status and some approaches to managing it. British Journal of Guidance and Counselling, (1-13). doi:10.1080/03069885.2018.1455168. ISSN 0306-9885
Youth unemployment can be understood as a major public health risk. This paper explores the multidisciplinary literature in this field, and its relevance to support for NEET (...
Kendall, H., Kaptan, G., Stewart, G., Grainger, M., Kuznesof, S., Naughton, P., …Frewer, L. J. (2018). Drivers of existing and emerging food safety risks: Expert opinion regarding multiple impacts. Food Control, doi:10.1016/j.foodcont.2018.02.018. ISSN 0956-7135
Considerable research effort is invested in the development of evidence to help policy makers and industry deal with the challenges associated with existing and emerging food ...
Hillen, P. (2018). Social work and Substance Misuse. In V. E. Cree, & M. Smith (Eds.), Social Work in a Changing ScotlandLondon: Taylor & Francis (Routledge)
Yates, P., & Allardyce, S. (in press). Working with children and young people who have displayed harmful sexual behaviour
‘At a time when a better-informed picture about the realities of child sexual abuse is urgently needed, this book provides a vital part of this complex jigsaw’ from the Forewo...
Gray Brunton, C., Todorova, I., Petrova, D., Carnegie, E., & Whittaker, . A. (2017). Using Foucauldian Discourse Analysis to analyse Young Women’s Constructions of the Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Vaccine. Sage Research Methods Cases, doi: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...
Shenkin, S. D., Fox, C., Godfrey, M., Siddiqi, N., Goodacre, S., Young, J., …MacLullich, A. M. (2017). Protocol for validation of the 4AT, a rapid screening tool for delirium: a multicentre prospective diagnostic test accuracy study. BMJ Open, 8(2), doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2016-015572. ISSN 2044-6055
Delirium is a severe neuropsychiatric syndrome of rapid onset, commonly precipitated by acute illness. It is common in older people in the emergency department (...
Monahan, M., Jowett, S., Lovibond, K., Gill, P., Godwin, M., Greenfield, S., …McManus, R. J. (2017). Predicting Out-of-Office Blood Pressure in the Clinic for the Diagnosis of Hypertension in Primary Care: An Economic Evaluation. Hypertension, doi:10.1161/hypertensionaha.117.10244. ISSN 0194-911X
Clinical guidelines in the United States and United Kingdom recommend that individuals with suspected hypertension should have ambulatory blood pressure (BP) monitoring to con...
Hoyle, L. P., Kyle, R., & Mahoney, C. (2017). Nurses’ views on the impact of mass media on the public perception of nursing and nurse–service user interactions. Journal of Research in Nursing, 22(8), (586-596). doi:10.1177/1744987117736363. ISSN 1744-9871
Aims: To examine nurses’ views on the impact that mass media has on service users and how this affects nurse/service user interactions.
Background: Internationally, the mass m...
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, doi:10.1111/jocn.14083. ISSN 0962-1067
Aims and Objectives
To explore the experience of adults living with hepatitis C in a new era of interferon-free treatment.
Hepatitis C is a leading cause of morbidi...
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...
Digital Health Institute
This project aims to extend the existing work with the e-Frail project, and integrate a range of NHS-sourced assessors with care giver and open source gathered assessors, in order to define a weighted...
NHS Education Scotland
NES -GNC and Margaret Callum Roger Midwifery Award
To find out from people with learning disabilities and those who care and support them what skills and qualities non-learning disability trained sta...
This proposed process evaluation will evaluate the implementation of ASSIST. It will be conducted over two and a half years and employ qualitative methods (in-depth interviews, paired interviews, mini...
Living with a chronic illness can impact on many aspects of people’s lives such as mental, social and financial wellbeing. GP practices were encouraged to look for depression in people with long term ...
Explored the opinions of staff, patients and relatives concerning the ‘acceptability’ and ‘effectiveness’ of...