Research Fellow / Lecturer
Merchant, J., & O'Connor, S. (2018). Equality is not just about ticking boxes – tapping into our talent benefits us all. United Kingdom
No abstract available.
Hutton, P. (2018). Should people with psychosis be supported in choosing cognitive therapy as an alternative to antipsychotic medication: A commentary on a commentary. Schizophrenia Research, doi:10.1016/j.schres.2018.04.002. ISSN 0920-9964
Item is a commentary. No abstract available.
Ramsay, P., Hope, D., Donaghy, E., & Walsh, T. (2018). criticalcarerecovery.com-an e-health resource to support recovery among patients & families. In 5th European Conference on Weaning and Rehabilitation After Critical Illness: Conference Handbook
No abstract available.
The benefits of exercise and reduced sedentary behavior on health and wellbeing are important for the whole population, but for those with type 2 diabetes they have particular benefits in enhancing bl...
Chief Scientists Office
: Anxiety and depression are common after stroke. Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction courses teach people with long-term conditions (LTCs) skills such as meditation to help them self-manage anxiety an...
Burdett Trust for Nursing
Mobile health (mHealth) is a rapidly growing area with patients and healthcare professionals using applications (apps) on smartphones to help them manage chronic illness. Dementia is a growing problem...
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...
Reader in Population and Public Health
Craven, T. H., Wojcik, G., McCoubrey, J., Brooks, O., Grant, E., Reilly, J., …Walsh, T. S. (2018). Lack of concordance between ECDC and CDC systems for surveillance of ventilator associated pneumonia. Intensive Care Medicine, doi:10.1007/s00134-017-4993-8. ISSN 0342-4642
no abstract available.
The online version of this article (https://doi.org/10.1007/s00134-017-4993-8) contains supplementary material, which is available to authorized users...
Kydd, A. (2017). Flag Procession
No abstract available.
Report of the flag procession at the 44th Biennial Convention of the Honor Society of Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau International.
Graham, S., & Martindale, R. (2017). Army boots are blamed for injuries. Uk
The study investigated loads and impact using British military drill boots.
O’Connor, S., & Hardiker, N. (2017). Derek Hoy: A legacy for Nursing Informatics in Scotland. International Journal of Medical Informatics, 104, (126-127). doi:10.1016/j.ijmedinf.2017.05.010. ISSN 1386-5056
Ramsay, P., Hope, D., Donaghy, E., & Walsh, T. (2017). A novel e-health resource to support patients and families after Intensive Care: criticalcarerecovery.com. SECC, Glasgow
Rowat, A., St George, B. & Pollock, A. (2017). Top ten research priorities relating to stroke nursing
No abstract available for this item.
McGee-Lennon, M., Bouamrane, M., O'Connor, S., Agbakoba, R., Grieves, E., O'Donnell, C. & Mair, F. (2016). Delivering Assisted Living Lifestyles at Scale –DALLAS programme. Final Evaluation Report. United Kingdom: Innovate UK (Technology Strategy Board)
Delivering assisted living lifestyles at scale – DALLAS programme. Final evaluation report.
O'Connor, S. (2016). Design think your life: how rethinking problems can help address integrated care for people with diabetes
Blog: Design thinking was the hot topic of the integrated care pathways workshop at the European Health Forum Gastein conference today. The interactive 90-minute workshop was...
Chirambo, G. B. & O'Connor, S. (2016). Pioneering mobile health (mHealth) in Africa: a nurses perspective
Blog: If you visit Malawi, in south-east Africa, you will find a warm, sunny climate and a welcoming, friendly people who are largely based in rural town and communities north...
O'Connor, S. & Andrews, T. (2016). Using Co-Design with Nursing Students to Create Educational Apps for Clinical Training. In Sermeus, W. (Ed.). Nursing Informatics 2016, 334-338. doi:10.3233/978-1-61499-658-3-334
Mobile technology is being trialed in nursing education to support students in clinical practice, as it can provide instant access to high quality educational material at the ...
O'Connor, S. (2016). Summer Schools for Postgraduate Students – Yea or Nay?
Blog: I often wondered if research based summer schools run at universities and other organisations were worth investing in as a PhD student. When I heard the European Academy...
Orchard, J., Lowres, N., Freedman, S. B., Li, J. & Neubeck, L. (2016). Feasibility of screening for atrial fibrillation in primary care: Just a heartbeat away?. European Journal of Preventive Cardiology. 23(16), 1783-1784. doi:10.1177/2047487316663547. ISSN 2047-4873
Feasibility of screening for atrial fibrillation in primary care: Just a heartbeat away?
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 ...
Edinburgh Napier Funded
Five year records based follow up of the participants in two telemonitoring trials will be carried out for the following reasons
1. Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is an incurable, progre...
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...
Royal Society of Edinburgh
The "Scotland 2030 Vision” project seeks to build on internal research funding from Edinburgh Napier University to engage citizens in gaining their social, economic and cultural aspirations for the f...
The Physiological Society
This project aims to inform the creation of a discipline specific physiology core curriculum that is agreed by stakeholder groups vested in nursing and physiology education to clarify relevant physiol...
Children's Hospice Association Scotland
The aim of the scoping exercise is to inform the development of an education strategy for CHAS relating to the delivery of palliative care for babies, children and young people (BCYP) and their famili...
The proposed research is a direct response to the European Commission's Active and Healthy Ageing initiative, with an
overarching goal to improve the quality of life of older people. By pursuing 15 di...
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...
The Mental Health Tribunal for Scotland became operational in 2005. It plays an integral role in guaranteeing the rights of patients with mental disorder as originally identified in the Millan Princip...
This study concerns the impact of a diagnosis of mental illness on young people and their families. One in ten adolescents suffer from a diagnosable mental disorder and there is increasing awareness t...
Chlamydia trachomatis is the most common sexually transmitted infection in Scotland, and has significant long‐term consequences to reproductive health. Recent studies suggest that in addition to the g...
A complex and contested concept, dignity is recognised as a significant factor in a person’s experience of care. Variations in the provision of dignity in care are reported in the literature and in the media. Many theoretical, organisational, professional and personal perspectives on dignity in care have been described, but the perspectives of nursing students have received relatively little attention. The purpose of this PhD study is to explore perceptions of preserving dignity in care among nursing students enrolled in a three-year preregistration undergraduate adult nursing programme.
The crisis in the numbers of donated organs has featu...
Background: The available research on economic migration suggested that immigrants may be less happy than the indigenous p...