Lindsay, C. F. (2016). Lean in Healthcare: An Evaluation of Lean Implementation in NHS Lothian. (Thesis)
The overarching aim of this thesis is to critically evaluate the implementation of Lean in NHS Lothian, a National Health Service (NHS) Health Board in Scotland. Against chall...
Thuemmler, C., Jumelle, A. K. L., Paulin, A., Sadique, A., Schneider, A., Fedell, C., …Covaci, S. (2015). 5G-PPP White Paper on eHealth Vertical Sector. Brussels: EU Commission
Gaston Crommenlaan 1 PO box: 101 9050 Gent Belgium www.5g-ppp.eu 5G and e-Health 1 Socioeconomic drivers of e-Health in Horizon 2020 Although socioeconomically the sector addr...
Harkness, M. Policy and practice concerning women with an RhD negative blood type : a midwifery perspective. (Thesis)
In May 2002 the National Institute for Clinical Excellence (NICE) made the recommendation that all pregnant women with an RhD negative blood type should be offered routine ant...
University of Dundee
Musculoskeletal pain in adults over the age of 45 is the number one cause of disability world-wide and osteoarthritis (OA) is the most common cause of pain and disability (Global Burden of Disease 201...
Digital Health Institute
The aim of this study is to explore the perceptions and experiences of the implementation, management and use electronic prescribing systems in the hospital setting with a focus on Critical Care Units...
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...
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11 July 2018
Entitled Research Impact Value and LIS (RIVAL), this event brought together members of three main groups – creators, users, and end-user beneficiaries of LIS research output –...
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Macmillan Lecturer Child Health and Cancer Nursing
Macleay, E., Whittaker, A., Stewart, E., Maxwell, S. & Craven, J. (2013). Blood borne viruses: a resource pack for primary and community health care staff in Lothian. Edinburgh, Scotland: NHS Lothian
The pack contains important
information regarding HIV, Hepatitis C, Hepatitis B and Hepatitis A.
NHS Lothian is committed to providing good quality evidence based care and tre...
Lee, S. H. A case study analysis to explore the perceptions and experiences of patients, carers and/or family members and healthcare professionals in the management of metastatic spinal cord compression.(MSCC). (Thesis)
Metastatic spinal cord compression (MSCC) can result in paralysis and is an oncology emergency. Prognosis is poor if not treated early. There are an estimated 1200-...
Ring, N. A critical analysis of evidence-based practice in UK healthcare: The case of asthma action plans. (Thesis)
Evidence-based practice is an integral part of multi-disciplinary healthcare, but its routine clinical implementation remains a challenge internationally. Written asthma actio...
McInally, W. (2011). Lost in transition: Exploring how young people with cancer are transitioned from child to adult services acrossdifferent healthcare systems. Edinburgh, Scotland: Florence Nightingale Foundation/ Edinburgh Napier University
Cancer nursing care across the United Kingdom over the past 20 years has dramatically improved for children and young people with cancer (Department of Health 2007). Today aro...
Smith, S. (2011). Professionalism in nursing, midwifery and the allied health professions in Scotland: a report to the Coordinating Council for the NMAHP Contribution to the Healthcare Quality Strategy for NHSScotland. Edinburgh: Coordinating Council for the NMAHP; Scottish Government
The report seeks to explore the complex issue of professionalism and is focused primarily, but not exclusively, on the Nursing, Midwifery and Allied Health Professionals workf...
McLean, S. Optimal treatment of patients with Acute Coronary Syndrome and the evolutionary role of nurses and allied health professionals. (Thesis)
Heart disease is a serious problem for both the individual and society at large. It
takes many lives. As an acute cardiac nurse I have spent the bulk of my clinical
Corcoran, J. M. An exploration within the complex worlds of senior and advanced nurse practitioners roles: a constructivist grounded theory study. (Thesis)
Over the past 30 years, Senior and Advanced Nurse Practitioners (SNPs/ANPs) have been introduced into the healthcare arena across the world. The international literature repor...
Symes, M. (2008). Distributed healthcare framework using patient-centric role-based security modelling and workflow. (Dissertation)
Healthcare professionals are spending less time with patients and more time on administrative duties (Royal College of Nursing, 2008). This is due to a high bureaucratic deman...
Neades, B. L. Healthcare professionals' experiences in applying presumed consent legislation in organ donation in three European countries: a phenomenological study. (Thesis)
The crisis in the numbers of donated organs has featured strongly in the U. K.
literature highlighting the growing gap between those waiting for a transplant
currently 6,698 a...
McCraw, D. J. Learning and development at work: Opportunities and barriers for non-registered clinical staff in the National Health Service Scotland. (Thesis)
The non-registered assistant workforce in the National Health Service Scotland (NHSS) has recently been afforded increased attention due, in part, to forecast changes in demog...
Dawkes, S., & Brown, N. (2017, October). Support needs of patients after elective PCI. Paper presented at Singapore Prevention & Cardiac Rehabilitation Symposium, Singapore
Introduction and background: Elective percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) should reduce patients’ angina symptoms but thereafter it is critical that patients self-manage ...
Dawkes, S., Raeside, R., Elliott, L., & Donaldson, J. (2017, October). Medication adherence after percutaneous coronary intervention. Poster presented at British Association for Cardiovascular Prevention and Rehabilitation, London
Background and aim: It is recommended that medicines for the secondary prevention of coronary heart disease (CHD) are prescribed to patients after coronary intervention and he...
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...
In the EU OA is primarily managed in primary care, yet delivery of quality OA care is highly variable within and between countries. International guidelines for OA recommend core treatments, such as ...
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...
New ideas are on the way to make healthcare more accurate, more affordable and matching the needs of our changing societies. Demographic changes, progress in technology and in medicine offer options t...
The crisis in the numbers of donated organs has featu...
The non-registered assistant workforce in the National Health Service Scotland (NHSS) has ...
Over the past 30 years, Senior and Advanced Nurse Practitioners (SNPs/...
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