Reader in Population and Public Health
Lecturer in Learning Disabilities
Carnegie, E. (2018). Report of Public Engagement Event, October 11 2016. Edinburgh Napier University
This research study was conducted in 2015. The aim was to understand the views and experiences of the HPV vaccine in order to inform policy and practice. The researchers condu...
Clapham, D., Mackie, P., Orford, S., Buckley, K., Thomas, I., Atherton, I. & McAnullty, U. (2012). Housing options and solutions for young people in 2020. Edinburgh, Scotland: Joseph Rowntree Foundation.
Recent economic, social and political change has resulted in a lot of uncertainty regarding the housing options for young people in the UK. This report aims to inform the deve...
Black, P., Gray Brunton, C., Kennedy, C., Campbell, K. & Nicol, J. (2011). Evaluation of the role of the Advanced Nurse Practitioner within an Integrated Specialist Palliative Care Service.
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...
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 ...
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...
Kennedy, C., Gray Brunton, C., McIntosh, P., Craig, A., Rust, S. & Harden, J. (2009). A qualitative study examining stakeholder experiences of current Immunisation services in NHS Lothian, focusing on the measles, mumps and rubella (MMR) and the Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Vaccines.
Childhood vaccination is an important public health strategy to protect against infectious
diseases for population or ‘herd’ immunity. In western, industrialised countries, su...
Hogg, R., Gray Brunton, C., Hanley, J., Law, J., Kennedy, C., Mitchell, V. & Neilson, A. (2009). The assessment of vulnerability in public health nursing practice: A user-centred exploration, with a focus on the Lothian Child Concern Model.
Hogg, R., Gray Brunton, C., Kennedy, C., Jarvis, A., Wood, C. & Halliday, B. (2009). A theoretical case study in Scotland of professional boundary work in the face of change to generalist working in community nursing: a 'jack of all trades, master of none'?
Critical approaches to change management theories challenge assumptions that change in organisations is a linear and progressive process. Changes within community nursing in t...
Kennedy, C., McIntosh, P., Hogg, R., Gray Brunton, C. & Christie, J. A. (2008). A profiling exercise of childhood immunisation services in Edinburgh: A qualitative report
Childhood immunisation is a complex area in the research literature with a number of contributing influences. Within Edinburgh Community Health Partnership (CHP), ...
Carnegie, E., Reid, A., Deakin, M., & Inglis, G. (2018, September). Socio-environmental Health. Exploring risk and resource spaces within urban environments. An interdisciplinary enquiry. Paper presented at Space and Poverty (Salzburg Conference in Interdisciplinary Poverty Research)
Regenerative spaces (good for health, environment and the planet) are essential for human flourishing. Findings from previous research suggest an association between spatial p...
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 ...
Gray Brunton, C. & Carnegie, E. (2017, July). Media and Social Media representations of the HPV vaccine. Paper presented at 10th Biennial International Society for Critical Health Psychology Conference, Loughborough
Public health interventions such as immunizations for the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine are not neutral but occur within a socio-cultural, historical context. They are gi...
Gray Brunton, C., Carnegie, E., Pow, J., Whittaker, A. & Todorova, I. (2017, June). Qualitative, critical and discursive methodology for exploring ambivalence around the HPV vaccine amongst marginalised groups. Poster presented at Building trust, managing risk: vaccine confidence and Human Papillomavirus vaccination, London
Gray Brunton, C. & Carnegie, E. (2017, May). Young people, constructions, context and the Human Papillomavirus (HPV) and HPV vaccine. Paper presented at International Week, School of Health and Social Care, Global issues in Healthcare, Edinburgh
Background: New social science research approaches are called for to address personal, socio-cultural, and political aspects of specific vaccines in context, given public anxi...
Mahoney, C. (2017, March). Feasibility and Acceptability of Using Tracking Devices to Monitor Nurses Health. Presented at Nurses Lives Research Seminar, Edinburgh Napier University
Mahoney, C. (2017, February). Curriculum Development Informed by Comprehensive Educational Evaluation; experiences of the School of Health & Social Care. Presented at Teaching Fellow Conference, Edinburgh Napier University
Background – The Bachelor of Nursing programme at Edinburgh Napier University was reviewed and a new programme of education commenced in September 2016. All preregis...
Gray Brunton, C., Carnegie, E., Whittaker, A. & Todorova, I. (2016, August). Critical discursive psychology as methodology for exploring ambivalence around the HPV vaccine amongst marginalised groups. Poster presented at The 30th joint European Health Psychology Society Conference/British Psychological Society Division of Health Psychology, Aberdeen
Background: Public vaccinations rely on individual acceptance and uptake. The Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) vaccine was introduced internationally to protect against common stra...
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...
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...
Burdett Trust for Nursing
This nurse-led project will be an interdisciplinary collaboration between leading researchers working in Edinburgh Napier University, in the University of Sydney, and Flinders University, Adelaide Aus...
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 ...
Behavioural Couples Therapy (BCT) is a psychosocial intervention for the treatment of alcohol and drug problems; recommended by NICE for discordant couples where one person has an addiction and the ot...
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).
Evidence-informed recruitment and retention strategies are required to ensure the nursing workforce has sufficient capacity and capability to deliver care to Scotland’s population. Current ...
Research study entitled ' Evolution of drinking patterns 2-3 years in ill, heavy drinkers, with or without treatment'.
Scottish Health Action on Alcohol Problems
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...
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...
The Administrative Data Research Centre (ADRC) - Scotland aims to make research and make available de-identified administrative data to the research community.
The ADRC will have a core service that w...
Recent years have witnessed a rapid evolution in the treatment available for hepatitis C in Scotland. Unprecedented pharmacologi...
Explored the opinions of staff, patients and relatives concerning the ‘acceptability’ and ‘effectiveness’ of...
18.00 hours Lecture theatre 1D5 at Sighthill Campus
11 January 2017