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...
Truesdale, M., & Brown, M. (2017). People with Learning Disabilities in Scotland: 2017 Health Needs Assessment Update Report. NHS Health Scotland
The health needs assessment provides a broad overview of the current research evidence of the health needs of adults with learning disabilities. It is an update of the 2004 h...
Allan, L., Brown, J., Brown, M. & Stevenson, T. (2011). The same as you? 200-2012 health outcomes evaluation report. Edinburgh, Scotland: Scottish Government
The same as you? (SAY) (Scottish Executive, 2000) was launched by the
Scottish Executive in May 2000 and reviewed the services then available to
people with learning disabilit...
NHS Health Scotland
The project will take the form of a systematic review of relevant literature to provide an update on the evidence base on the health needs of people with learning disabilities in Scotland since 2004, ...
This project will evidence the long term contributions made by Local Area Coordinators to improving the health and well-being of people with learning disabilities thereby ensuring the sustainability, ...
The significant strength of the LACs role is to work creatively with limited resources to meet the needs of service users. In the current economic climate there is an opportunity to develop the knowl...
Brown, M. (2003). People with learning disabilities in Scotland: The Health Needs Assessment report.
Brown, M. (2001). Promoting health, supporting inclusion: the national review of the contribution of all nurses and midwives to the care and support of people with learning disabilities.
Carnegie, E., Gray Brunton, C., Whittaker, A., Kennedy, C., Hogg, R., Harding, S., …Willis, D. (2016, August). Young men with intellectual disabilities, the HPV vaccine, and constructions of sexual health risk. Paper presented at The 30th joint European Health Psychology Society Conference/British Psychology Society Division of Health Psychology
Background: The Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) Vaccine was introduced internationally in order to provide a vaccine against common strands of the HPV virus which is implicated in...
McCorkindale, S., Fleming, M. P., & Martin, C. R. (2017). Perceptions of learning disability nurses and support staff towards people with a diagnosis of schizophrenia. Journal of Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing, 24(5), (282-292). doi:10.1111/jpm.12381. ISSN 1351-0126
Background and Purpose of Study
The prevalence of schizophrenia in people with learning disability is 3-4%. This is the first study to investigate the illness perceptions of l...
Carnegie, E., Whittaker, A., Gray Brunton, C., Harding, S., Hilton, S., Hogg, R., …Willis, D. (2016). Young men with intellectual disabilities’ constructions of the human papillomavirus and vaccine. European Journal of Public Health, 26(suppl_1), ckw169.050. doi:10.1093/eurpub/ckw169.050
Scotland is one European country offering a national schoolbased
HPV vaccination programme to at least one age-cohort of females, however it does not include young men. A subs...
MacArthur, J., Brown, M., McKechanie, A., Mack, S., Hayes, M., & Fletcher, J. (2015). Making reasonable and achievable adjustments: the contributions of learning disability liaison nurses in ‘Getting it right’ for people with learning disabilities receiving general hospitals care. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 71(7), 1552-1563. https://doi.org/10.1111/jan.12629
To examine the role of learning disability liaison nurses in facilitating reasonable and achievable adjustments to support access to general hospital services for peop...
Brown, M., Karatzias, T. & O'Leary, L. (2012). The health role of local area coordinators in Scotland: A mixed methods study. Journal of Intellectual Disabilities. 17, 387-402. doi:10.1177/1744629513509795. ISSN 1744-6295
The study set out to explore whether local area coordinators (LACs) and their managers view the health role of LACs as an essential component of their work and identify the he...
Brown, M., MacArthur, J., McKechanie, A., Mack, S., Hayes, M. & Fletcher, J. (2010). Learning Disability Liaison Nursing Services in south-east Scotland: a mixed-methods impact and outcome study. Journal of Intellectual Disability Research. 56, 1161-1174. doi:10.1111/j.1365-2788.2011.01511.x. ISSN 0964-2633
Background There have been significant concerns about the care and treatment of people with intellectual disabilities (ID) when attending general hospitals, which have led to...
Brown, M. & Paterson, D. (2007). Out-of-area placements in Scotland and people with learning disabilities: a preliminary population study. Journal of Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing. 15, 278-286. doi:10.1111/j.1365-2850.2007.01223.x. ISSN 1351-0126
People with learning disabilities have a different pattern of disease from the general population and high health needs that are frequently unidentified and unmet. Many requir...
Brown, M. (2006). People with learning disabilities in Scotland. In M. Jukes, & J. Aldridge (Eds.), Person-centred practices: an holistic and integrated approachQuay books
Brown, M. (2006). Policy and learning disabilities: a Scottish perspective. Advances in mental health and learning disabilities. 1, 22-25. doi:10.1108/17530180200700006. ISSN 1753-0180
This paper outlines the development of legislative and policy frameworks in Scotland with a particular focus following political devolution. The impact of these changes and de...
Brown, M. (2004). Promoting Health, Supporting Inclusion: Developments in the Nursing and Midwifery Contributions to Improving the Health of People with Intellectual Disabilities in Scotland. International Journal of Nursing in Intellectual and Developmental Disability. 2, 3-12
Public policy within Scotland is directed towards social inclusion and health improvement for all citizens. Since political devolution in Scotland in 1999, there has been a co...
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...