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  • Decision precision or holistic heuristic?: Insights on on-site selection of student nurses and midwives. 

    Macduff, Colin; Stephen, Audrey I.; Taylor, Ruth (Elsevier http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.nepr.2015.06.008, 2016-01)
    MACDUFF, C., STEPHEN, A. and TAYLOR, R., 2016. Decision precision or holistic heuristic?: Insights on on-site selection of student nurses and midwives. Nurse Education in Practice, Vol. 16 (1), pp. 40-46.
    Concerns about quality of care delivery in the UK have led to more scrutiny of criteria and methods for the selection of student nurses. However few substantive research studies of on-site selection processes exist. This ...
  • Editorial: The PhD thesis as a virtual guest house. 

    Macduff, Colin (Wiley http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2702.2007.02256.x, 2008-09)
    MACDUFF, C., 2008. Editorial: The PhD thesis as a virtual guest house. Journal of Clinical Nursing, 17 (18), pp. 2381-2383.
  • An evaluation of an educational programme to prepare family health nurses 

    Macduff, Colin; West, Bernice J. M. (Elsevier http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.nedt.2004.08.001, 2004-10)
    MACDUFF, C. and WEST, B., 2004. An evaluation of an educational programme to prepare family health nurses. Nurse Education Today, 24 (7), pp. 575-583
    In 1998 the World Health Organisation (WHO) Europe proposed a new type of community based nurse called the family health nurse (FHN). Although it was initially envisaged that 18 European countries would take part in the ...
  • An evaluation of the first year of family health nursing practice in Scotland 

    Macduff, Colin; West, Bernice J. M. (Elsevier http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijnurstu.2004.05.003, 2005-01)
    MACDUFF, C. and WEST, B., 2005. An evaluation of the first year of family health nursing practice in Scotland. International Journal of Nursing Studies, 42 (1), pp. 47-59
    Scotland has led enactment of the new World Health Organisation (Europe) Family Health Nurse (FHN) concept. This paper presents research which evaluated the initial operation and impact of the role in remote and rural ...
  • An evaluation of the process and initial impact of disseminating a nursing e-thesis. 

    Macduff, Colin (Wiley http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2648.2008.04937.x, 2009-05)
    MACDUFF, C., 2009. An evaluation of the process and initial impact of disseminating a nursing e-thesis. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 65 (5), pp. 1010-1018.
    Aim. This paper is a report of a study conducted to evaluate product, process and outcome aspects of the dissemination of a nursing PhD thesis via an open-access electronic institutional repository. Background. Despite ...
  • A follow-up study of professionals' perspectives on the development of family health nursing in Scotland: a questionnaire survey 

    Macduff, Colin (Elsevier http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijnurstu.2005.05.004, 2006-03)
    MACDUFF, C., 2006. A follow-up study of professionals' perspectives on the development of family health nursing in Scotland: a questionnaire survey. International Journal of Nursing Studies, 43 (3), pp. 345-356
    Background In 1998 the World Health Organisation Europe introduced the Family Health Nurse concept. The envisaged role of this community-based nurse was seen as multi-faceted and included helping individuals, families ...
  • The impact of information, education and communication (IEC) strategies in malaria prevention and control during pregnancy in Africa. 

    Maloreh-Nyamekye, Theophilus (Robert Gordon University School of Nursing and Midwifery, 2013-05)
    Background: Malaria continues to pose a complex public health problem amongst pregnant women in Africa (Schantz-Dunn & Nour 2009; Antwi 2010), accounting for over 90% of the global malaria burden (WHO 2002; Morel et al. ...
  • Nurse scholars' knowledge and use of electronic theses and dissertations. 

    Goodfellow, Linda M.; Macduff, Colin; Leslie, Gavin; Copeland, Susan; Nolfi, David; Blackwood, Diana (Wiley http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1466-7657.2012.01008.x, 2012-12)
    GOODFELLOW, L. M., MACDUFF, C., LESLIE, G., COPELAND, S., NOLFI, D. and BLACKWOOD, D., 2012. Nurse scholars' knowledge and use of electronic theses and dissertations. International Nursing Review, 59 (4), pp. 511-518.
    Background:  Electronic theses and dissertations (ETDs) are a valuable resource for nurse scholars worldwide. ETDs and digital libraries offer the potential to radically change the nature and scope of the way in which ...
  • “Nursing by the long stretch of the arm”: an exploration of community nursing middle managers’ experiences of role enactment within Community Health Partnerships in three regions of Scotland. 

    Allan, Elaine (Robert Gordon University School of Nursing and Midwifery, 2014-12)
    Aim: This thesis aimed to explore community nursing middle manager role enactment in managing change within Community Health Partnerships (CHPs) in three regions of Scotland from 2008-2011. Background: CHPs were established ...
  • The progress of family health nursing in remote and rural Scotland. 

    Macduff, Colin (Mark Allen Group http://www.bjcn.co.uk/, 2005)
    MACDUFF, C., 2005. The progress of family health nursing in remote and rural Scotland. British Journal of Community Nursing, 10 (12), pp. 558-562
    Since 2001 the World Health Organisation Europe Family Health Nurse (FHN) role has been developing in remote and rural areas of Scotland. In 2003 an independent evaluation identified a need for facilitation of the FHN role ...
  • Socio-economic costs of bereavement in Scotland: main study report. 

    Birrell, John; Corden, Anne; Macduff, Colin; Newsom, Cate; Petrie, Dennis; Schut, Henk; Skår, Silje; Stephen, Audrey I.; Tseng, Fu-Min; Wang, Shaolin; Wilson, Stewart ([Robert Gordon University], 2013-03-31)
    BIRRELL, J., CORDEN, A., MACDUFF, C., NEWSOM, C., PETRIE, D., SCHUT, H., SKÅR, S., STEPHEN, A., TSENG, F.-M., WANG, S. and WILSON, S. 2013. Socio-economic costs of bereavement in Scotland: main study report. [Aberdeen: Robert Gordon University]
    The Socio-Economic Costs of Bereavement in Scotland (SECOB) research study was funded by the Scottish Government Health Directorates in late 2010 as part of ongoing work to inform national policy on bereavement and bereavement ...
  • Windows and mirrors: reflections of a module team teaching the arts in nurse education. 

    McKie, Andrew; Adams, Violet; Gass, John P.; Macduff, Colin (Elsevier. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.nepr.2007.03.002, 2008-05)
    MCKIE, A., ADAMS, V., GASS, J. P. and MACDUFF, C., 2008. Windows and mirrors: reflections of a module team teaching the arts in nurse education. Nurse Education in Practice, 8 (3), pp. 156-164
    This paper draws upon the five-year experience of a group of nursing lecturers involved in planning, delivery and evaluation of a discrete module on the expressive arts within a Bachelor of Nursing course within one ...