Recent Submissions

  • 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 ...
  • Childbirth as sacred celebration. 

    Crowther, Susan (Routledge https://www.taylorfrancis.com/books/e/9781315389639, 2017-09-13)
    CROWTHER, S. 2017. Childbirth as sacred celebration. In Crowther, S. and Hall, J. (eds.) Spirituality and childbirth: meaning and care at the start of life. London: Routledge [online], chapter 2. Available from: https://www.taylorfrancis.com/books/e/9781315389639
    This chapter explores how childbirth is spiritually experienced and meaningful within society revealing how childbirth has purpose both individually and collectively. The discourse and mood around childbirth internationally ...
  • Resilience and sustainability amongst maternity care providers. 

    Crowther, Susan (Routledge https://www.routledge.com/Psychosocial-Resilience-and-Risk-in-the-Perinatal-Period-Implications/Thomson-Schmied/p/book/9781138101586, 2017-06-13)
    CROWTHER, S. 2017. Resilience and sustainability amongst maternity care providers. In Thomson, G. and Schmied, V. (eds.) Psychosocial resilience and risk in the perinatal period: implications and guidance for professionals. London: Routledge [online], chapter 13, pages 185-200. Available from: https://www.routledge.com/Psychosocial-Resilience-and-Risk-in-the-Perinatal-Period-Implications/Thomson-Schmied/p/book/9781138101586
    This chapter looks at maternity care providers who provide care in this social, political and emotional milieu on a daily basis. The emotional work of maternity care provision cannot be underestimated. Contemporary maternity ...
  • Developing skills in solution-focused interactions. 

    Smith, Steve (Open University Press, 2014-01-01)
    SMITH, S. 2014. Developing skills in solution-focused interactions. In Reading, S. and Webster, B. (eds.) Achieving competencies for nursing practice: a handbook for student nurses. Maidenhead: Open University Press, pages 67-79.
    This chapter discusses solution-focused interactions, a specific approach to communication which is based on 'solution-building' (as opposed to 'problem-solving'), which you can utilize across all fields of nuring and ...
  • Robert Gordon University and the University of Aberdeen. 

    Diack, Lesley; Joseph, Sundari Catherine (CAIPE http://caipe.org.uk/silo/files/iperg-review-15-4-14-with-links-pdf.pdf, 2014-01)
    DIACK, L. and JOSEPH, S., 2014. Robert Gordon University and the University of Aberdeen. In: H. BARR, M. HELME and L. D’AVRAY, eds. Review of interprofessional education in the United Kingdom. Fareham: CAIPE. pp. 105-115.
  • Narrative and ethics in the literary hermeneutics of Paul Ricoeur – an exploration within the context of professional health care education. 

    McKie, Andrew (Cambridge Scholars Press, 2010)
    MCKIE, A., 2010. Narrative and ethics in the literary hermeneutics of Paul Ricoeur – an exploration within the context of professional health care education. In: E. MILLIGAN and E. WOODLEY, eds. Confessions – confounding narrative and ethics. Cambridge: Cambridge Scholars Press. pp. 161-180.
    In the recent interest expressed in exploring the intricacies between narrative and ethics (Charon 1994; Frank 1995; Downie and Macnaughton 2007), few people have addressed the philosophical issues underpinning this ...
  • The potential of literature and poetry. 

    Gallagher, A.; McKie, Andrew (Palgrave MacMillan, 2009)
    GALLAGHER, A. and MCKIE, A., 2009. The potential of literature and poetry. In: T. WARNE and S. MCANDREW, eds. Creative approaches to health and social care education. Basingstoke: Palgrave MacMillan. Pp. 113-128.
    Literature and poetry are being increasingly used as learning resources in professional health care educational curricula (McKie & Gass 2001; Tschudin, 2003; McAteer & Murray, 2003; McKie et al 2008). Less attention has, ...