Mahoney, C. (2012). Development and implementation of naso-gastric feeding competency. Edinburgh, NHS Lothian
Parkes, T., Atherton, I., Evans, J., Gloyn, S., McGhee, S., Stoddart, B., …Choudury, H. (2011). An evaluation to assess the implementation of NHS delivered Alcohol Brief Interventions: Final Report.
Alcohol Brief Interventions (ABIs) have been identified as an effective strategy for treating people whose alcohol consumption is posing a risk to their health. As part of its...
Ireland, A. V., Finnegan-John, J., Hubbard, G., Scanlon, K., & Kyle, R. G. (2018). Walking groups for women with breast cancer: mobilising therapeutic assemblages of walk, talk and place. Social Science and Medicine, doi:10.1016/j.socscimed.2018.03.016. ISSN 0277-9536
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Irvine, L., Crombie, I. K., Cunningham, K. B., Williams, B., Sniehotta, F. F., Norrie, J., …Allan, S. (2017). Modifying Alcohol Consumption to Reduce Obesity: A Randomized Controlled Feasibility Study of a Complex Community-based Intervention for Men. Alcohol and alcoholism : international journal of the Medical Council on Alcoholism, 52(6), (677-684). doi:10.1093/alcalc/agx067. ISSN 0735-0414
Being obese and drinking more than 14 units of alcohol per week places men at very high risk of developing liver disease. This study assessed the feasibility of a t...
Morris, J. H., Kelly, C., Joice, S., Kroll, T., Mead, G., Donnan, P., …Williams, B. (2017). Art participation for psychosocial wellbeing during stroke rehabilitation: a feasibility randomised controlled trial. Disability and Rehabilitation, (1-10). doi:10.1080/09638288.2017.1370499. ISSN 0963-8288
Purpose: To examine the feasibility of undertaking a pragmatic single-blind randomised controlled trial (RCT) of a visual arts participation programme to evaluate effects on s...
Mahoney, C., & Veitch, L. (2017). Interventions for maintaining nasogastric feeding after stroke: An integrative review of effectiveness and acceptability. Journal of Clinical Nursing, doi:10.1111/jocn.14013. ISSN 0962-1067
Aims and objectives
To investigate the effectiveness and acceptability of interventions for maintaining nasogastric tubes (NGT) in adult stroke patients.
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), doi:10.1186/s12905-017-0405-z
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...
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), doi:10.1186/s12877-017-0541-1
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...
Kyle, R. G., & Atherton, I. M. (2016). Biogeography as critical nursing pedagogy: Breathing life into nurse education. Nurse education in practice, 20, (76-79). doi:10.1016/j.nepr.2016.07.006. ISSN 1873-5223)
Insights from the social sciences, including geography, sociology, and anthropology, have long been incorporated into pre-registration nursing programmes. However, scholars ha...
Beattie, M., Shepherd, A., Lauder, W., Atherton, I., Cowie, J., & Murphy, D. J. (2016). Development and preliminary psychometric properties of the Care Experience Feedback Improvement Tool (CEFIT). BMJ Open, 6(6), (e010101). doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2015-010101. ISSN 2044-6055
Objective To develop a structurally valid and reliable, yet brief measure of patient experience of hospital quality of care, the Care Experience Feedback Improvement Tool (CEF...
Neall, R. A., Atherton, I. M. & Kyle, R. G. (2015). Nurses' health-related behaviours: protocol for a quantitative systematic review of prevalence of tobacco smoking, physical activity, alcohol consumption and dietary habits. Journal of advanced nursing. 72(1), 197-204. doi:10.1111/jan.12739. ISSN 1365-2648
To enumerate nurses' health-related behaviour by critically appraising studies on tobacco smoking, physical activity, alcohol consumption and dietary habits.
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), doi:10.1186/s13643-015-0089-0. ISSN 2046-4053
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...
Gibson, N. & Heyman, I. (2014). Narrative therapy. In Social work – an introduction., 308-319. SAGE Publications. ISBN 13: 9781446208892
In this book, Joyce Lishman, Chris Yuill and Jill Brannan provide an essential introduction to the core knowledge and skills necessary for students embarking on their social w...
Beattie, M., Lauder, W., Atherton, I., & Murphy, D. J. (2013). Instruments to measure patient experience of health care quality in hospitals: a systematic review protocol. Systematic Reviews, 3, doi:10.1186/2046-4053-3-4. ISSN 2046-4053
Improving and sustaining the quality of care in hospitals is an intractable and persistent challenge. The patients’ experience of the quality of hospital care can provide insi...