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Outpatient parenteral antibiotic therapy (OPAT): a qualitative study of patient perspectives in those choosing not to self-administer. (2016)
Journal Article
TONNA, A., PAUDYAL, V., FORBES-MCKAY, K., FALCONER, S., ANTHONY, G., TONNA, I., LAING, R., MACKENZIE, A., MACARTNEY, G. and STEWART, D. 2016. Outpatient parenteral antibiotic therapy (OPAT): a qualitative study of patient perspectives in those choosing not to self-administer. European journal of hospital pharmacy [online], 23(Supplement 1), article A8. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1136/ejhpharm-2016-000875.18

OPAT is a well established treatment for administration of intravenous (IV) antibiotics, and models of administration include home self-administration. Despite this offering advantages, statistics indicate that less patients in the research centre ho... Read More about Outpatient parenteral antibiotic therapy (OPAT): a qualitative study of patient perspectives in those choosing not to self-administer..

An exploration of key stakeholders' perspectives on the implementation of ehealth policy in community pharmacy in Scotland. (2015)
Presentation / Conference
MACLURE, K., ADDISON, B., PAUDYAL, V. and STEWART, D. 2015. An exploration of key stakeholders' perspectives on the implementation of ehealth policy in community pharmacy in Scotland. Presented at the 2015 Royal Pharmaceutical Society annual conference (RPS2015), 13-14 September 2015, Birmingham, UK.

Scotland's eHealth strategy promotes the use of information technology to 'improve communications across the healthcare team', which aligns with the quality strategy in placing the 'focus on outcomes and real benefits delivered rather than technologi... Read More about An exploration of key stakeholders' perspectives on the implementation of ehealth policy in community pharmacy in Scotland..

The health and wellbeing of offshore workers: a narrative review of the published literature. (2015)
Journal Article
GIBSON SMITH, K.L., PAUDYAL, V., STEWART, D. and KLEIN, S. 2015. The health and wellbeing of offshore workers: a narrative review of the published literature. Journal of the Institute of Remote Healthcare, 6(2), pages 10-23.

Recent developments within the offshore industry have highlighted the role that health and wellbeing plays in ensuring the safety and longevity of the offshore workforce. Developing an understanding of the overall health and wellbeing of offshore wor... Read More about The health and wellbeing of offshore workers: a narrative review of the published literature..

England's healthy living pharmacy (HLP) initiative: facilitating the engagement of pharmacy support staff in public health. (2015)
Journal Article
DONOVAN, G.R. and PAUDYAL, V. 2016. England's healthy living pharmacy (HLP) initiative: facilitating the engagement of pharmacy support staff in public health. Research in social and administrative pharmacy [online], 12(2), pages 281-292. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.sapharm.2015.05.010

Background - The concept of the Healthy Living Pharmacy (HLP) in England was first piloted in Portsmouth in 2010. HLPs proactively promote health and wellbeing, offering brief advice, services or signposting on a range of health issues such as smokin... Read More about England's healthy living pharmacy (HLP) initiative: facilitating the engagement of pharmacy support staff in public health..

Incidence, nature and causes of medication errors in hospitalised patients in Middle Eastern countries: a systematic review protocol. (2015)
Other
THOMAS, B., ROUF, P.A., AL HAIL, M., EL KASSEM, W., AL SAAD, D., SINGH, R., STEWART, D., PAUDYAL, V., MACLURE, K. and MCLAY, J. 2015. Incidence, nature and causes of medication errors in hospitalised patients in Middle Eastern countries: a systematic review protocol. [Protocol]. PROSPERO [online], item number CRD42015019693. Available from: https://doi.org/10.15124/CRD42015019693

The review will consider studies, which focus on errors in hospitalised patients (of any age or speciality) in any of the countries of the Middle East. Studies of hospital practitioners (or other key stakeholders) which capture data on causes of erro... Read More about Incidence, nature and causes of medication errors in hospitalised patients in Middle Eastern countries: a systematic review protocol..

An exploration of Scottish community pharmacists' adoption of innovative services and products relating to minor ailment management. (2011)
Thesis
PAUDYAL, V. 2011. An exploration of Scottish community pharmacists' adoption of innovative services and products relating to minor ailment management. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

This research utilised mixed methodology to gain insight into community pharmacists adoption of medicines and services related to two key innovative policy interventions aimed at enhanced minor ailment management; namely the ongoing legal status recl... Read More about An exploration of Scottish community pharmacists' adoption of innovative services and products relating to minor ailment management..