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A follow-up study of professionals' perspectives on the development of family health nursing in Scotland: a questionnaire survey. (2006)
Journal Article
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 [online], 43(3), pages 345-356. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijnurstu.2005.05.004

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 and communities to cope with ill... Read More

An evaluation of an educational programme to prepare family health nurses. (2004)
Journal Article
MACDUFF, C. and WEST, B.J.M. 2004. An evaluation of an educational programme to prepare family health nurses. Nurse education today [online], 24(7), pages 575-583. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nedt.2004.08.001

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 development of the FHN role th... Read More

An analysis of the development of family health nursing in Scotland through policy and practice 1998-2006. (2007)
Thesis
MACDUFF, C. 2007. An analysis of the development of family health nursing in Scotland through policy and practice 1998-2006. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

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 health. Scotland was the fir... Read More

The progress of family health nursing in remote and rural Scotland. (2005)
Journal Article
MACDUFF, C. 2005. The progress of family health nursing in remote and rural Scotland. British journal of community nursing [online], 10(12), pages 558-562. Available from: https://doi.org/10.12968/bjcn.2005.10.12.20150

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 and family health orientate... Read More

An evaluation of the first year of family health nursing practice in Scotland. (2005)
Journal Article
MACDUFF, C. and WEST, B.J.M. 2005. An evaluation of the first year of family health nursing practice in Scotland. International journal of nursing studies [online], 42(1), pages 47-59. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijnurstu.2004.05.003

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 regions of Scotland. Through use... Read More

Phenomenology as a political position within maternity care. (2019)
Journal Article
THOMSON, G. and CROWTHER, S. 2019. Phenomenology as a political position within maternity care. Nursing philosophy [online], Early View. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1111/nup.12275

In this article, the authors use the context of childbirth to consider the power that is endemic in certain forms of evidence within maternity care research. First, there is consideration of how the current evidence hierarchy and experimental-based s... Read More

The experiences of older adults with a diagnosed functional mental illness, their carers and their healthcare professionals in relation to mental health service delivery: an integrative review. (2019)
Journal Article
WELLS, J., KENNEDY, C., BAIN, H. and LEE, S.H. [2019]. The experiences of older adults with a diagnosed functional mental illness, their carers and their healthcare professionals in relation to mental health service delivery: an integrative review. Journal of clinical nursing [online], (accepted).

Aims and objectives: The aims of this integrative review were to a) analyse the experiences of older people with a diagnosed functional mental illness and their carers in relation to mental health service delivery and b) analyse the experiences of he... Read More

Enacting evidence-based practice: pathways for community nurses. (2019)
Journal Article
TEODOROWSKI, P., CABLE, C., KILBURN, S. and KENNEDY, C. 2019. Enacting evidence-based practice: pathways for community nurses. British journal of community nursing [online], 24(8), pages 370-376. Available from: https://doi.org/10.12968/bjcn.2019.24.8.370

Community nurses are expected to deliver evidence-based practice, which is challenging given the diversity and breadth of the evidence base from which they can draw. This study aimed to explore community nurses' experiences of implementing change in... Read More

Diagnostic accuracy of image guided biopsies of small ( < 4 cm) renal masses with implications for active surveillance: a systematic review of the evidence. (2018)
Journal Article
PATERSON, C., GHAEMI, J., ALASHKHAM, A., BIYANI, C.S., COLES, B., BAKER, L., SZEWCZYK-BIEDA, M. and NABI, G. 2018. Diagnostic accuracy of image guided biopsies of small ( < 4 cm) renal masses with implications for active surveillance: a systematic review of the evidence. British journal of radiology [online], 91(1090), article ID 20170761. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1259/bjr.20170761

Objectives: To determine the safety and diagnostic accuracy of renal tumour biopsies in a defined population of small renal masses only

Making sense: death, dying, and mental health. (2018)
Book Chapter
WARRENDER, D. and MACPHERSON, S. 2019. Making sense: death, dying, and mental health. In Cooper, D.B. and Cooper, J. (eds.) Palliative care within mental health: ethical practice. Abingdon: Routledge [online], chapter 23, pages 324-337. Available from: https://www.crcpress.com/9781138609822

The causation of mental health problems remains burdened with an uncertainty which freely allows a variety of assertions to be made (Pilgrim 2014). It is therefore crucial, in this arena of confusion, that some sense be available. This chapter will b... Read More