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  • An analysis of the development of family health nursing in Scotland through policy and practice 1998-2006 

    Macduff, Colin (The Robert Gordon University Faculty of Health and Social Care. School of Nursing & Midwifery, The Robert Gordon University, 2007-05)
    MACDUFF, C. and WEST, B.J.M., 2004. An evaluation of an educational programme to prepare family health nurses. Nurse Education Today, 24 (7), pp. 575-583
     
    MACDUFF, C. and WEST, B.J.M., 2005. An evaluation of family health nursing practice in Scotland. International Journal of Nursing Studies, 42 (1), pp.47-59
     
    MACDUFF, C., 2006. A follow-up study of professionals’ perspectives on the development of family health nursing in Scotland. International Journal of Nursing Studies, 43 (3), pp. 345-356
     
    MACDUFF, C., 2005. The progress of family health nursing in remote and rural Scotland. British Journal of Community Nursing, 10 (12), pp. 558-562
     
    MACDUFF, C., 2006. An analysis of a typology of family health nursing practice. Nurse Researcher, 14 (1), pp. 34-47
     
    MACDUFF, C. and WEST, B.J.M., 2003. Evaluating Family Health Nursing through Education and Practice. Edinburgh: Scottish Executive Social Research, The Stationery Office.
     
    MACDUFF, C. and WEST, B., 2004a. A Supplementary Resource for “Evaluating Family Health Nursing through Education and Practice”. Aberdeen: The Robert Gordon University.
     
    In 1998 World Health Organisation Europe outlined a vision of a new community-based nurse called the Family Health Nurse (FHN) who would help individuals, families and communities to cope with illness and to improve their ...
  • The development and evaluation of a holistic approach to obesity management for primary care nurses. 

    Brown, Jennifer E. (The Robert Gordon University School of Nursing and Midwifery, 2008-08)
    The prevalence of obesity (BMI≥30kg/m²) in the Scottish population is rising at an alarming pace. The health implications for those affected and the lack of sustained success in treatment, demands that new strategies be ...
  • Development of consensus guidance to facilitate service redesign around pharmacist prescribing in UK hospital practice. 

    Tonna, Antonella P.; McCaig, Dorothy; Diack, Lesley; West, Bernice J. M.; Stewart, Derek C. (Springer Netherlands http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11096-014-9996-8, 2014-10)
    TONNA, A., MCCAIG, D., DIACK, L., WEST, B. and STEWART, D., 2014. Development of consensus guidance to facilitate service redesign around pharmacist prescribing in UK hospital practice. International Journal of Clinical Pharmacy, 36 (5), pp. 1069-1076.
    Background The last decade has seen a drive towards non-medical prescribing in the United Kingdom (UK). However, there is a dearth of any published literature on applying the principles of service redesign to support ...
  • Empowering women's self-care: a participatory approach to prevent HIV/AIDS for women and children in Northeast Thailand. 

    Donkaewbua, Siriporn (Robert Gordon University School of Nursing and Midwifery, 2005-09)
    Across Thailand there has been a general reduction in the incidence rate of HIV infection in all but one special population group: married women and their offspring whilst the incidence rate is relatively low (1.2%) it ...
  • 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 exploration of the process of informed consent for electroconvulsive therapy (ECT): the nurses' and doctors' role. 

    Burke, Shona Marie (The Robert Gordon University School of Nursing and Midwifery, 2010-11)
    Experience suggests that there is variability in the knowledge of medical and nursing staff with regard to informed consent. This includes the type of information given to patients to enable them to make an informed decision ...
  • Exploring pharmacist prescribing in hospitals in Scotland, with a focus on antimicrobials. 

    Tonna, Antonella P. (Robert Gordon University School of Pharmacy and Life Sciences, 2011-07)
    This aim of the research was to explore pharmacist prescribing (PP) with a focus on antimicrobials, in hospitals in Scotland. A mixed-methods approach was used to collect, generate and synthesise data. A systematic ...
  • Make or break: factors influencing the development of nursing practice within the UK National Health Service. 

    Unsworth, John (The Robert Gordon University School of Nursing and Midwifery, 2002-12)
    The development of nursing practice has become a central feature of modern healthcare. The advent of clinical governance has resulted in the development of an organisational climate where practitioners are encouraged to ...
  • A narrative exploration of the relationship between reading literature and poetry and ethical practice: narratives of student nurses and nurse educators. 

    McKie, Andrew (Robert Gordon University School of Nursing and Midwifery, 2011-01)
    The emerging dialogue between the arts and humanities and professional health care education is explored by considering ethical practice in nursing via several narratives of student nurses and nurse educators in one Scottish ...
  • “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 ...
  • Nursing perspectives on women, health and work in the socio-cultural context of poor communities in Northeast Thailand. 

    Jongudomkarn, Darunee (Robert Gordon University School of Nursing and Midwifery, 2001-06)
    Women from poor communities in Northeast Thailand can be considered as a disadvantaged group who have struggled against several problems in their daily living and who have worked hard to sustain their lives through ...
  • Punters and providers in the North of Scotland: a study of shared experiences. 

    Gault, Barry (The Robert Gordon University School of Nursing and Midwifery, 2007-10)
    The research was carried out during a time when residential provision for people with learning difficulties in the north of Scotland was changing from being hospital based towards being community centred. The aim was to ...