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Parents’ perspectives and experiences of parenting and caring for young children on a low income in the North East Scotland. (2021)
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DOUGLAS, F., MACIVER, E. and DAVIS, T. 2021. Parents’ perspectives and experiences of parenting and caring for young children on a low income in the North East Scotland. Presented at 65th Society for Social Medicine and Population Health annual scientific meeting 2021 (SSM 2021), 15-17 September 2021, [virtual conference].

Background: Families with young children, and lone parent families in particular, are at greater risk of poverty and food insecurity, compared to other UK population groups. Tackling child poverty has been a key Scottish Government policy since the i... Read More about Parents’ perspectives and experiences of parenting and caring for young children on a low income in the North East Scotland..

Low income parents’ perspectives and experiences of engaging with early years health professionals about financial challenges and income maximisation. (2021)
Presentation / Conference
DOUGLAS, F., MACIVER, E. and DAVIS, T. 2021. Low income parents' perspectives and experiences of engaging with early years health professionals about financial challenges and income maximisation. Presented at 65th Society for Social Medicine and Population Health annual scientific meeting 2021 (SSM 2021), 15-17 September 2021, [virtual conference].

Background: Since the introduction of the Child Poverty Act (2017) in Scotland, all health visitors, midwives and family nurses in Scotland are expected to screen and offer a financial advice referral to at-risk pregnant women and parents/carers of f... Read More about Low income parents’ perspectives and experiences of engaging with early years health professionals about financial challenges and income maximisation..

The labour process of illness work: the hard work of chronic illness in austerity. (2021)
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MACIVER, E., DOUGLAS, F. and YUILL, C. 2021. The labour process of illness work: the hard work of chronic illness in austerity. Presented at 2021 British Sociological Association (BSA) annual conference: remaking the future, 13 April 2021, [virtual conference].

This paper focuses on the invisibilised, hidden and deleted forms of work undertaken by unemployed people with long-term chronic illnesses who are in receipt of state support. We lay out what Pritlovie et al (2019) term the ‘hard work’ of being ill.... Read More about The labour process of illness work: the hard work of chronic illness in austerity..

Developing a socioecological framework of understanding to deconstruct the complex personal growth narratives of health and social care students, entering healthcare practice early during the Covid-19 pandemic. (2021)
Presentation / Conference
ADAMS, N.N., BUTLER-WARKE, A., TORRANCE, N., GRANT, A., KENNEDY, C., KYDD, A., CUNNINGHAM, S. and DOUGLAS, F. 2021. Developing a socioecological framework of understanding to deconstruct the complex personal growth narratives of health and social care students, entering healthcare practice early during the Covid-19 pandemic. Presented at 2021 British Sociological Association (BSA) annual conference: remaking the future, 13 April 2021, [virtual conference].

During the COVID-19 pandemic and resultant lockdown, UK health and social care students were offered the opportunity to become ‘early entrants’: nursing and midwifery students were asked to enter extended paid placements, while some student pharmacis... Read More about Developing a socioecological framework of understanding to deconstruct the complex personal growth narratives of health and social care students, entering healthcare practice early during the Covid-19 pandemic..