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  • Acceptability and perceived barriers and facilitators to creating a national research register to enable 'direct to patient' enrolment into research: the Scottish Health Research Register (SHARE). 

    Grant, Aileen M.; Ure, Jenny; Nicolson, Donald J.; Hanley, Janet; Sheikh, Aziz; McKinstry, Brian; Sullivan, Frank M. (BioMed Central https://doi.org/10.1186/1472-6963-13-422, 2013-10-18)
    GRANT, A., URE, J., NICOLSON, J., HANLEY, J., SHEIKH, A., MCKINSTRY, B. and SULLIVAN, F. 2013. Acceptability and perceived barriers and facilitators to creating a national research register to enable 'direct to patient' enrolment into research: the Scottish Health Research Register (SHARE). BMC health services research [online], 13, article ID 422. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1186/1472-6963-13-422
    Background - Difficulties with recruitment pose a major, increasingly recognised challenge to the viability of research. We sought to explore whether a register of volunteers interested in research participation, with data ...
  • The accessibility and acceptability of self-management support interventions for men with long-term conditions: a systematic review and meta-synthesis of qualitative studies. 

    Galdas, Paul; Darwin, Zoe; Kidd, Lisa; Blickem, Christian; McPherson, Kerri; Hunt, Kate; Bower, Peter; Gilbody, Simon; Richardson, Gerry (BioMed Central http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/1230, 2014-11)
    GALDAS, P., DARWIN, Z., KIDD, L., BLICKEM, C., MCPHERSON, K., HUNT, K., BOWER, P., GILBODY, S. and RICHARDSON, G., 2014. The accessibility and acceptability of self-management support interventions for men with long-term conditions: a systematic review and meta-synthesis of qualitative studies. BMC Public Health, 14, 1230
    Background: Self-management support interventions can improve health outcomes, but their impact is limited by the numbers of people able or willing to access them. Men’s attendance at existing self-management support services ...
  • Advanced and expanded roles in palliative care nursing. 

    Kennedy, Catriona; Connolly, Michael (Open University Press https://www.mheducation.co.uk/9780335261628-emea-palliative-care-nursing-principles-and-evidence-for-practice-group, 2018-05-16)
    KENNEDY, C. and CONNOLLY, M. 2018. Advanced and expanded roles in palliative care nursing. In Walshe, C., Preston, N. and Johnston, B. (eds.) Palliative care nursing. 3rd ed. London: Open University Press [online], chapter 14. Available from: https://www.mheducation.co.uk/9780335261628-emea-palliative-care-nursing-principles-and-evidence-for-practice-group
    This chapter explores contemporary issues around advanced practice nursing roles and their contributions to palliative care. Our approach here is to consider advanced practice as a generic term which includes clinical nurse ...
  • Ageism in the third age. 

    Kydd, Angela; Flemming, Anne; Gardner, Sue; Hafford-Letchfield, Trish (Springer https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-73820-8_8, 2018-05-23)
    KYDD, A., FLEMING, A., GARDNER, S and HAFFORD-LETCHFIELD, T. 2018. Ageism in the third age. In Ayalon, L. and Tesch-Römer, C. (eds.) Contemporary perspectives on ageism. International perspectives on aging, 19. Cham: Springer [online], chapter 8, pages 115-130. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-73820-8_8
    In the developed world, later life has brought more opportunities to contribute to society and pursue personal goals outside the role of paid work, combined with less stigma and greater recognition of the worth of older ...
  • An analysis of policy to practice developments in nursing, midwifery and allied health professions within Scotland from 2005 to 2010. 

    Shuai, Ziying (Robert Gordon University School of Nursing and Midwifery, 2015)
    In the new millennium the Scottish government has been seeking effective practice developments in Nursing, Midwifery and Allied Health Professions (NMAHPs) through setting up numerous policy initiatives to improve patient ...
  • An analysis of policy to practice initiatives in Scotland: what are the key lessons learned? 

    Shuai, Ziying; Macduff, Colin (Wiley https://doi.org/10.1111/jonm.12389, 2016-05-11)
    SHUAI, Z. and MACDUFF, C. 2016. An analysis of policy to practice initiatives in Scotland: what are the key lessons learned? Journal of nursing management [online], 24(6), pages 825-833. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1111/jonm.12389
    Aim - The study sought to identify and explain common issues and lessons arising from four national health policy initiatives related to nursing, midwifery and allied health professions (NMAHPs) in Scotland between 2005 ...
  • 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)
    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 ...
  • Appreciative inquiry as an intervention to change nursing practice in in-patient settings: an integrative review. 

    Watkins, Sarah; Dewar, Belinda; Kennedy, Catriona (Elsevier http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijnurstu.2016.04.017, 2016-05-01)
    WATKINS, S., DEWAR, B. and KENNEDY, C. 2016. Appreciative inquiry as an intervention to change nursing practice in in-patient settings: an integrative review. International journal of nursing studies [online], 60, pages 179-190. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijnurstu.2016.04.017
    Background High profile accounts of failures in patient care reflect an urgent need for transformational development in healthcare. Appreciative Inquiry is promoted as an approach to exploring and bringing about change ...
  • Assessing the facilitators and barriers of interdisciplinary team working in primary care using normalisation process theory: an integrative review. 

    O'Reilly, Pauline; Lee, Siew Hwa; O'Sullivan, Madeleine; Cullen, Walter; Kennedy, Catriona; MacFarlane, Anne (Public Library of Science https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0177026, 2017-05-18)
    O'REILLY, P., LEE, S.H., O'SULLIVAN, M., CULLEN, W., KENNEDY, C. and MACFARLANE, A. 2017. Assessing the facilitators and barriers of interdisciplinary team working in primary care using normalisation process theory: an integrative review. PLOS ONE [online], 12(5), article e0177026. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0177026
    Background Interdisciplinary team working is of paramount importance in the reform of primary care in order to provide cost-effective and comprehensive care. However, international research shows that it is not routine ...
  • BECOMING: an analysis of narratives describing the experiences of nurses who have undertaken training in solution focused brief therapy. 

    Smith, Stephen W. (Robert Gordon University School of Nursing and Midwifery, 2015-05)
    This thesis is a study of the experiences of nurses who have undertaken training in Solution Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT). While the clinical outcomes of using SFBT, and other psychological therapies, to treat clients ...
  • Bereaved relatives' experiences in relation to post mortem: a qualitative exploration in North East Scotland. 

    Stephen, Audrey I.; Sheach Leith, Valerie; Macduff, Colin; Christie, Sarah (Taylor and Francis https://doi.org/10.1080/02682621.2015.1108547, 2016-01-06)
    STEPHEN, A., SHEACH LEITH, V., MACDUFF, C. and CHRISTIE, S. 2015. Bereaved relatives' experiences in relation to post mortem: a qualitative exploration in North East Scotland. Bereavement care [online], 34(3), pages 103-109. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/02682621.2015.1108547
    When a family is grieving the loss of a member the consideration of post mortem is an additional concern. This study set out to explore how relatives are supported to give authorisation and throughout the post mortem ...
  • Black, white and grey: investigating the pathways and inerface between police, those in mental health distress and emergency health services. 

    Heyman, Inga (Scottish Institute for Policing Research http://www.sipr.ac.uk/downloads/SIPR_Annual_Report_15.pdf, 2016-04-01)
    HEYMAN, I. 2016. Black, white and grey: investigating the pathways and interface between police, those in mental health distress and emergency health services. In the Scottish institute for policing research annual report 2015 [online]. Dundee: Scottish Institute for Policing Research, pages 38-39. Available from: http://www.sipr.ac.uk/downloads/SIPR_Annual_Report_15.pdf
    People who experience mental health distress (PWEMHD) often come to the attention of police through direct contact when help seeking or through concern by others in the community. Frequently officers are required to seek ...
  • Book review: Johanna Shapiro, The inner world of medical students — listening to their voices in poetry. 

    McKie, Andrew (SAGE http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/09697330100170020705, 2010-03)
    MCKIE, A., 2010. Book review: Johanna Shapiro, The inner world of medical students — listening to their voices in poetry. Nursing Ethics, 17 (2), p. 275.
  • Borderline personality disorder and the ethics of risk management: the action/consequences model. 

    Warrender, Dan (Sage, 2017-01-19)
    WARRENDER, D. 2018. Borderline personality disorder and the ethics of risk management: the action/consequences model. Nursing ethics [online], 25(7), pages 918-927. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1177/0969733016679467.
    Patients with borderline personality disorder are frequent users of inpatient mental health units, with inpatient crisis intervention often used based on the risk of suicide. However this can present an ethical dilemma ...
  • Can maternity care move beyond risk? Implications for midwifery as a profession. 

    Healy, Sandra; Humphreys, Eileen; Kennedy, Catriona (Mark Allen Healthcare http://dx.doi.org/10.12968/bjom.2016.24.3.203, 2016-03-03)
    HEALY, S., HUMPHREYS, E. and KENNEDY, C. 2016. Can maternity care move beyond risk? Implications for midwifery as a profession. British journal of midwifery [online], 24(3), pages 203-209. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.12968/bjom.2016.24.3.203
    Maternal and infant mortality rates are reassuringly low in developed countries. Despite this, birth is increasingly seen as risky by women, health professionals and society in general. In wider society, women are subjected ...
  • Carbon nanomaterials for targeted cancer therapy drugs: a critical review. 

    Hosnedlova, Bozena; Kepinska, Marta; Fernandez, Carlos; Peng, Qiuming; Ruttkay-Nedecky, Branislav; Milnerowicz, Halina; Kizek, Rene (Wiley https://doi.org/10.1002/tcr.201800038, 2018-08-29)
    HOSNEDLOVA, B., KEPINSKA, M., FERNANDEZ, C., PENG, Q., RUTTKAY-NEDECKY, B., MILNEROWICZ, H. and KIZEK, R. 2018. Carbon nanomaterials for targeted cancer therapy drugs: a critical review. The chemical record [online], Early View. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1002/tcr.201800038
    Cancer represents one of the main causes of human death in developed countries. Most current therapies, unfortunately, carry a number of side effects, such as toxicity and damage to healthy cells, as well as the risk of ...
  • Carer support: time for a rethink? 

    Kennedy, Catriona (Mark Allen Healthcare https://doi.org/10.12968/bjcn.2019.24.3.101, 2019-03-02)
    KENNEDY, C. 2019. Carer support: time for a rethink? British journal of community nursing [online], 24(3), page 101. Available from: https://doi.org/10.12968/bjcn.2019.24.3.101
    In this editorial the author points out that, according to a Carers UK 2019 report, three in five people in the UK will be carers at some point in their lives. The Carers (Scotland) Act (2016) will set out in policy the ...
  • Caring for an older person with dementia in the Emergency Department (ED): an appreciative Inquiry exploring family member and ED nurse experiences. 

    Watkins, Sarah; Murphy, Fiona; Kennedy, Catriona; Dewar, Belinda; Graham, Margaret (Wiley https://doi.org/10.1111/jocn.14854, 2019-04-04)
    WATKINS, S., MURPHY, F., KENNEDY, C., DEWAR, B. and GRAHAM, M. 2019. Caring for an older person with dementia in the Emergency Department (ED): an appreciative inquiry exploring family member and ED nurse experiences. Journal of clinical nursing [online], Accepted Articles. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1111/jocn.14854
    Aims and objectives: To generate insights about what matters and is valued by family members of older people with dementia in the Emergency Department. To explore the experiences of emergency nurses looking after older ...
  • A case study exploration of approaches to the delivery of safe, effective and person centred care at two rural community maternity units. 

    Denham, Sara Helen (Robert Gordon University School of Nursing and Midwifery, 2015-09)
    Background: This research explores whether rural Community Maternity Units (CMUs) contribute to NHS Scotland’s Quality Ambitions of safe, effective and person centred care. Currently there is no available recent evidence ...
  • Caseload profiling in district nursing: a systematic literature review. 

    Harper-McDonald, Bruce; Baguley, Fiona (Mark Allen Healthcare https://doi.org/10.12968/bjcn.2018.23.11.544, 2018-11-06)
    HARPER-MCDONALD, B. and BAGULEY, F. 2018. Caseload profiling in district nursing: a systematic literature review. British journal of community nursing [online], 23(11), pages 544-549. Available from: https://doi.org/10.12968/bjcn.2018.23.11.544
    This systematic literature review aims to identify and appraise current evidence to establish if caseload profiling (CP) provides a strategy to support district nurses to evidence and manage increasingly complex caseloads. ...