Recent Submissions

  • Technology-enabled pharmaceutical care in NHS Highland: equality of access to remote populations. 

    Morrison, Clare; MacLure, Katie; Gibson Smith, Kathrine Lesley; Hannam, Patricia; Dixon, Lucy; MacRae, Yvonne; Cunningham, Scott; Stewart, Derek C. (2018-09-06)
    MORRISON, C., MACLURE, K., GIBSON SMITH, K., HANNAM, P., DIXON, L., MACRAE, Y., CUNNINGHAM, S. and STEWART, D. 2018. Technology-enabled pharmaceutical care in NHS Highland: equality of access to remote populations. Presented at the 78th International Pharmaceutical Federation (FIP) world congress of pharmacy and pharmaceutical sciences (FIP 2018), 2-6 September 2018, Glasgow, UK.
    Background: Equity of access to healthcare is a strategic priority in Scotland. Purpose: To evaluate the NHS Highland technology-enabled delivery of pharmaceutical care. Methods: A mixed-methods evaluation followed 3 ...
  • An evaluation of mental health clinical pharmacist prescribers within primary care medical practices in NHS Highland. 

    MacLure, Katie; Stewart, Derek C.; Buist, E.; McLelland, R.; Shaw, T.; MacLure, Andrew; Cunningham, Scott; Macaskill, K.; Rushworth, Gordon F. (2018-09-06)
    MACLURE, K., STEWART, D., BUIST, E., MCLELLAND, R., SHAW, T., MACLURE, A., CUNNINGHAM, S., MACASKILL, K. and RUSHWORTH, G. 2018. An evaluation of mental health clinical pharmacist prescribers within primary care medical practices in NHS Highland. Presented at the 78th International Pharmaceutical Federation (FIP) world congress of pharmacy and pharmaceutical sciences (FIP 2018), 2-6 September 2018, Glasgow, UK.
    Background: A pilot has been conducted during which a specialist mental health clinical pharmacist prescriber (SMHCPP) consulted with patients by appointment at one of two GP Practices. Purpose: To evaluate the SMHCPP ...
  • Social media and eprofessionalism in pharmacy students. 

    Brown, Alyson; MacLure, Katie (2018-10-26)
    BROWN, A. and MACLURE, K. 2018. Social media and eprofessionalism in pharmacy students. Presented at the 47th European symposium on clinical pharmacy (ESCP 2018): personalised pharmacy care, 24-26 October 2018, Belfast, UK.
    Background: Literature suggests inappropriate use of social media (SoMe) is evident amongst undergraduate (UG) pharmacy students with a lack of understanding of potential implications for their fitness to practise (FtP). ...
  • General public awareness and views of community pharmacy services in Scotland: the 'first port of call' study. 

    MacLure, Katie; Craig, Gail; Boyter, Anne; MacLure, Andrew; Power, Ailsa; Osprey, Adam; McGregor, Annamarie; Stewart, Derek C. (2018-10-26)
    MACLURE, K., CRAIG, G., BOYTER, A., MACLURE, A., POWER, A., OSPREY, A., MCGREGOR, A. and STEWART, D. 2018. General public awareness and views of community pharmacy services in Scotland: the 'first port of call' study. Presented at the 47th European symposium on clinical pharmacy (ESCP 2018): personalised pharmacy care, 24-26 October 2018, Belfast, UK.
    Background: The recently published 'Achieving Excellence in Pharmaceutical Care: a Strategy for Scotland' urges community pharmacy (CP) to make itself the 'first port of call' for healthcare advice. Purpose: To explore the ...
  • An evaluation of mental health clinical pharmacist prescribers within primary care medical practices in NHS Highland. 

    MacLure, Katie; Stewart, Derek C.; Buist, E.; McLelland, R.; Shaw, T.; MacLure, Andrew; Cunningham, Scott; Macaskill, K.; Rushworth, Gordon F. (2018-10-26)
    MACLURE, K., STEWART, D., BUIST, E., MCLELLAND, R., SHAW, T., MACLURE, A., CUNNINGHAM, S., MACASKILL, K. and RUSHWORTH, G. 2018. An evaluation of mental health clinical pharmacist prescribers within primary care medical practices in NHS Highland. Presented at the 47th European symposium on clinical pharmacy (ESCP 2018): personalised pharmacy care, 24-26 October 2018, Belfast, UK.
    Background: A pilot has been conducted during which a specialist mental health clinical pharmacist prescriber (SMHCPP) consulted with patients by appointment at one of two GP Practices. Purpose: To evaluate the SMHCPP ...
  • Exploring the role of pharmacy teams in Scottish GP practice: an interim analysis. 

    Stewart, Derek C.; Bennie, Marion; MacLure, Katie; Newham, Rosemary; Gibson Smith, Kathrine Lesley; Cunningham, Scott; Bruce, Rachel; Fry, Sarah; MacKerrow, James (2018-09-06)
    STEWART, D., BENNIE, M., MACLURE, K., NEWHAM, R., GIBSON SMITH, K., CUNNINGHAM, S., BRUCE, R., FRY, S. and MACKERROW, J. 2018. Exploring the role of pharmacy teams in Scottish GP practice: an interim analysis. Presented at the 78th International Pharmaceutical Federation (FIP) world congress of pharmacy and pharmaceutical sciences (FIP 2018), 2-6 September 2018, Glasgow, UK.
    Background: The recently published 'Achieving Excellence in Pharmaceutical Care: a Strategy for Scotland' urges community pharmacy (CP) to make itself the 'first port of call' for healthcare advice. Purpose: To explore the ...
  • General public awareness and views of community pharmacy services in Scotland: the 'first port of call' study. 

    MacLure, Katie; Craig, Gail; Boyter, Anne; MacLure, Andrew; Power, Ailsa; Osprey, Adam; McGregor, Annamarie; Stewart, Derek C. (2018-09-06)
    MACLURE, K., CRAIG, G., BOYTER, A., MACLURE, A., POWER, A., OSPREY, A., MCGREGOR, A. and STEWART, D. 2018. General public awareness and views of community pharmacy services in Scotland: the 'first port of call' study. Presented at 78th International Federation of Pharmacists (FIP) world pharmacy and pharmaceutical sciences congress 2018, 2-6 September 2018, Glasgow, UK.
    Background: The recently published 'Achieving Excellence in Pharmaceutical Care: a Strategy for Scotland' urges community pharmacy (CP) to make itself the 'first port of call' for healthcare advice. Purpose: To explore the ...
  • Developing social media guidelines for undergraduate pharmacy students. 

    Brown, Alyson; MacLure, Katie (2018-09-06)
    BROWN, A. and MACLURE, K. 2018. Developing social media guidelines for undergraduate pharmacy students. Presented at the 78th International Pharmaceutical Federation (FIP) world congress of pharmacy and pharmaceutical sciences (FIP 2018), 2-6 September 2018, Glasgow, UK.
    Background: Literature suggests that undergraduate (UG) healthcare students should have social media (SoMe) guidelines that support their context as future professionals. Guidelines may address the blurred lines between ...
  • Development of a tool to support community pharmacy engagement with patients who may be homeless. 

    MacLure, Katie; Gibson Smith, Kathrine Lesley; Paudyal, Vibhu; Stewart, Derek C. (2018-09-06)
    MACLURE, K., GIBSON SMITH, K., PAUDYAL, V. and STEWART, D. 2018. Development of a tool to support community pharmacy engagement with patients who may be homeless. Presented at the 78th International Pharmaceutical Federation (FIP) world congress of pharmacy and pharmaceutical sciences (FIP 2018), 2-6 September 2018, Glasgow, UK.
    Background: Homelessness remains a global public health concern. A prior survey indicated the need for pharmacist training and coverage of the topic of homelessness around minimising impact of medicines use, referring for ...
  • Waveguide-based machine readable fluorescence security feature for border control and security applications. 

    Johny, Jincy; Bhavsar, Kaushalkumar; Officer, Simon J.; Adams, Morgan; Prabhu, Radhakrishna (SPIE https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2501974, 2018-10-08)
    JOHNY, J., BHAVSAR, K., OFFICER, S., ADAMS, M., PRABHU, R. 2018. Waveguide-based machine readable fluorescence security feature for border control and security applications. In Bouma, H., Prabhu, R., Stokes, R.J. and Yitzhaky, Y. (eds). Proceedings of the Society of Photo-optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE) security and defence conference 2018, volume 10802: counterterrorism, crime fighting, forensics and surveillance technologies II, 10-11 September 2018, Berlin, Germany. Bellingham: SPIE [online], article ID 1080209. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2501974
    Border security challenges and immigration issues are increasing considerably in recent years. Counterfeiting and fraudulent use of identity and other travel documents are posing serious threats and safety concerns worldwide, ...
  • Creative 'tips' to integrate human factors/ergonomics principles and methods with patient safety and quality improvement clinical education. 

    Vosper, Helen; Hignett, Sue; Bowie, Paul (Springer https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-96098-2_14, 2018-08-08)
    VOSPER, H., HIGHNETT, S. and BOWIE, P. 2018. Creative 'tips' to integrate human factors/ergonomics principles and methods with patient safety and quality improvement clinical education. In Bagnara, S., Tartaglia, R., Albolino, S., Alexander, T. and Fujita, Y. (eds.) Advances in intelligent systems and computing, 818: Proceedings of the 20th International Ergonomics Association congress (IEA 2018), 26-30 August 2018, Florence, Italy. Cham: Springer [online], pages 97-101. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-96098-2_14
    The goal of these 12 tips is to enhance the effectiveness of safety and improvement work in frontline healthcare practice by providing a framework for integration of Human Factors and Ergonomics (HFE) theory and approaches ...
  • The NHS health check for developing HFE competencies. 

    Vosper, Helen; Bowie, Paul; Hignett, Sue (CIEHF http://www.ergonomics.org.uk, 2018-04-23)
    VOSPER, H., BOWIE, P. and HIGNETT, S. 2018. The NHS health check for developing HFE competencies. In Charles, R. and Wilkinson, J. (eds.) Contemporary Ergonomics and Human Factors 2018. Proceedings of the Chartered Institute of Ergonomics and Human Factors annual conference, 23-25 April 2018, Birmingham, UK. Loughborough: Chartered Institute of Ergonomics and Human Factors, pages 31-37.
    Patient safety is an emergent property of complex sociotechnical healthcare systems. Human Factors and Ergonomics (HFE), with its design-based systems focus, offers frameworks for developing resilient systems, although use ...
  • Energy efficient operation of photocatalytic reactors based on UV LEDs for pollution remediation in water. 

    Prabhu, Radhakrishna; Hewitt, F.; Georgieva, G.; Lawton, Linda A.; Meenakshi, H. N.; Robertson, Peter K. J. (IEEE https://doi.org/10.1109/OCEANSE.2017.8085011, 2017-06-19)
    PRABHU, R., HEWITT, F., GEORGIEVA, G., LAWTON, L.A., MEENAKSHI, H.N. and ROBERTSON, P.K.J. 2017. Energy efficient operation of photocatalytic reactors based on UV LEDs for pollution remediation in water. In Proceedings of the 60th MTS/IEEE OCEANS conference (OCEANS'17): a vision for sustaining our marine futures, 19-22 June 2017, Aberdeen, UK. New York: IEEE [online], article ID 8085011. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/OCEANSE.2017.8085011
    Photocatalytic technology using TiO2 is one of the emerging approaches for water treatment, especially as a final step to remove complex organics such as pesticides, hormones or humic acids. Titanium dioxide (TiO2) is a ...
  • Social media: a force for inclusion. 

    Brown, Alyson; MacLure, Katie; Addison, Brian; Pedersen, Sarah; Stewart, Derek C.; Andrews, J. (ESCP http://www.escpweb.org/previous-symposia-workshops, 2016-10-05)
    BROWN, A., MACLURE, K., ADDISON, B., PEDERSON, S., STEWART, D. and ANDREWS, J. 2016. Social media: a force for inclusion. Presented at the 45th ESCP-NSF international symposium on clinical pharmacy: clinical pharmacy tackling inequalities and access to health care, 5 -7 October 2016, Oslo, Norway.
    The migration of modern social networks to the internet has facilitated the transition of traditional pharmacy networks online. The ubiquitous nature of social media (SoMe) combined with merging of personal and professional ...
  • Tackling inequalities in access to clinical pharmacist led healthcare: recognising and overcoming ethical issues of inclusion in research. 

    MacLure, Katie; MacLeod, Joan (ESCP http://www.escpweb.org/sites/escp/files/page_document/ESCP_Oslo_2016_workshop_schedule_and_workshop_abstracts_160705.pdf, 2016-10-05)
    MACLURE, K. and MACLEOD, J. 2016. Tackling inequalities in access to clinical pharmacist led healthcare: recognising and overcoming ethical issues of inclusion in research. Presented at the 45th ESCP symposium on clinical pharmacy, 5 - 7 October 2016, Oslo, Norway.
    Clinical pharmacists are trained to treat people from all walks of life equally. Their work ethos and ethical practice promotes inclusion and respect for diversity. Pharmacy practice is evidence-based so it follows that ...
  • Green, amber, red: a study of the changing status of low priority 'green' patients in a clinical pharmacy patient 'triage' system. 

    Turner, N.; Cunningham, Scott (ESCP http://www.escpweb.org, 2015-10-28)
    TURNER, N. and CUNNINGHAM, S. 2015. Green, amber, red: a study of the changing status of low priority 'green' patients in a clinical pharmacy patient 'triage' system. Presented at the 44th ESCP international symposium on clinical pharmacy medicines information: making better decisions, 28 - 30 October 2015, Lisbon, Portugal.
    ‘Prescription for Excellence’ maps the future of pharmacy in Scotland highlighting the importance of access to clinical pharmacy services. Clinical pharmacy resources are limited and pharmaceutical care cannot be provided ...
  • Non-medical prescribing versus medical prescribing for acute and chronic disease management in primary and secondary care. [Review] 

    Weeks, Greg; George, Johnson; MacLure, Katie; Stewart, Derek C. (Cochrane Collaboration https://doi.org/10.1002/14651858.CD011227.pub2, 2014-07-22)
    WEEKS, G., GEORGE, J., MACLURE, K. and STEWART, D. 2016. Non-medical prescribing versus medical prescribing for acute and chronic disease management in primary and secondary care. [Review]. Cochrane database of systematic reviews [online], Issue 11, article number CS011227. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1002/14651858.CD011227.pub2
    The aim of this Cochrane review was to find out if prescribing by health professionals other than doctors delivers comparable outcomes to prescribing by doctors. Cochrane researchers collected and analysed all relevant ...
  • The application of surface second harmonic sensor to probe laser induced modification of titanium dioxide. 

    Lee, Soo-Keun; Vrillet, Guerric; Al-Obaidi, Ala H. R.; Robertson, Peter K. J.; McStay, Daniel (Taylor & Francis, 1999)
    LEE, S.-K., VRILLET, G., AL-OBAIDI, A. H. R., ROBERTSON, P. K. J. and MCSTAY, D., 1999. The application of surface second harmonic sensor to probe laser induced modification of titanium dioxide. In : N. M. WHITE and A. T. AUGOUSTI, eds. Sensors and their Applications X: Proceedings of the 10th Conference on Sensors and their Applications, held in Cardiff, Wales, 5-8 September 1999. New York: Taylor and Francis. Pp. 37-41.
    The effects of high power pulsed laser light on a TiO2 photocatalyst have been investigated using a surface second harmonic generation (SSHG) sensor. When TiO2 is irradiated with a laser at 355mm a visible change in colour ...
  • Raman spectroscopy of laser irradiated titanium dioxide. 

    Lee, Soo-Keun; Rice, James H.; Al-Obaidi, Ala H. R.; Robertson, Peter K. J.; McStay, Daniel (Taylor & Francis, 1999)
    LEE, S.-K., RICE, J. H., AL-OBAIDI, A. H. R., ROBERTSON, P. K. J. and MCSTAY, D., 1999. Raman spectroscopy of laser irradiated titanium dioxide. In : N. M. WHITE and A. T. AUGOUSTI, eds. Sensors and their Applications X: Proceedings of the 10th Conference on Sensors and their Applications, held in Cardiff, Wales, 5-8 September 1999. New York: Taylor and Francis. Pp. 293-298.
    Raman spectroscopy is applied to investigate the effect of exposure to high power laser radiation on the crystalline phases of TiO2. Measurement of the changes in the Raman spectra of TiO2 with exposure to laser radiation ...
  • The use of carbon and gold electrodes in anodic stripping voltammetric heavy metal sensors. 

    Bonsen, E.; Robertson, Peter K. J.; McStay, Daniel; Pollard, Pat; Backes, M.; Shaw, J. (Taylor & Francis, 1999)
    BONSEN, E. M., ROBERTSON, P. K. J., MCSTAY, D., POLLARD, P., BACKES, M. and SHAW, J., 1999. The use of carbon and gold electrodes in anodic stripping voltammetric heavy metal sensors. In : N. M. WHITE and A. T. AUGOUSTI, eds. Sensors and their Applications X: Proceedings of the 10th Conference on Sensors and their Applications, held in Cardiff, Wales, 5-8 September 1999. New York: Taylor and Francis. Pp. 83-88.
    The use of anodic stripping voltammetry (ASV)has been proven in the past to be a precise and sensitive analytical method with an excellent limit of detection. Electrochemical sensors could help to avoid expensive and time ...