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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)
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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)
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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..

A process evaluation study investigating fidelity and dose of intervention delivery and uptake of pelvic floor muscle training delivered in a randomised controlled trial. (2019)
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DEAN, S., HAY-SMITH, J., BUGGE, C., MCCLURG, D., GRANT, A., TAYLOR, A., ANDREIS, F., ELDERS, A. and HAGEN, S. 2019. A process evaluation study investigating fidelity and dose of intervention delivery and uptake of pelvic floor muscle training delivered in a randomised controlled trial. Presented at the 49th International Continence Society conference 2019 (ICS 2019), 3-6 September 2019, Gothenburg, Sweden. Bristol: ICS [online], abstract 471. Available from: https://www.ics.org/2019/abstract/471

To investigate fidelity to intervention delivery, dose and uptake in a randomised controlled trial (RCT) comparing EMG biofeedback (BF) assisted pelvic floor muscle training (BF-PFMT) versus PFMT alone (PFMT), both comprising six appointments with a... Read More about A process evaluation study investigating fidelity and dose of intervention delivery and uptake of pelvic floor muscle training delivered in a randomised controlled trial..

A 24 month longitudinal qualitative study of women's experience of electromyography biofeedback pelvic floor muscle training (PFMT) and PFMT alone for urinary incontinence: adherence, outcome and context. (2019)
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BUGGE, C., HAY-SMITH, J., GRANT, A., TAYLOR, A., HAGEN, S., MCCLURG, D. and DEAN, S. 2019. A 24 month longitudinal qualitative study of women’s experience of electromyography biofeedback pelvic floor muscle training (PFMT) and PFMT alone for urinary incontinence: adherence, outcome and context. Presented at the 49th International Continence Society conference 2019 (ICS 2019), 3-6 September 2019, Gothenburg, Sweden. Bristol: ICS [online], abstract 473. Available from: https://www.ics.org/2019/abstract/473

Aims of study: To investigate women’s experiences of electromyography (EMG) biofeedback pelvic floor muscle training (PFMT) and PFMT alone for stress or mixed urinary incontinence (UI) to explain the contextual factors that influence intervention ad... Read More about A 24 month longitudinal qualitative study of women's experience of electromyography biofeedback pelvic floor muscle training (PFMT) and PFMT alone for urinary incontinence: adherence, outcome and context..

Understanding experiences and wellbeing needs of people who access integrated health and social care: an integrative review. (2019)
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HENDERSON, L., BAIN, H., ALLAN, E. and KENNEDY, C. 2019. Understanding experiences and wellbeing needs of people who access integrated health and social care: an integrative review. Presented at 2019 Robert Gordon University postgraduate research symposium, 22 May 2019, Aberdeen, UK.

Integrated, person-centred health and social support systems are a global priority. Much of current research appears to focus on specific models for delivery of integrated health and social care (IHSC) and service evaluation; fewer studies focus on t... Read More about Understanding experiences and wellbeing needs of people who access integrated health and social care: an integrative review..

Integration of health and social care in the a regional area of Scotland: exploring the needs and experiences of service users and their families. (2018)
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HENDERSON, L., KENNEDY, C., BAIN, H. and ALLAN, E. 2018. Integration of health and social care in the a regional area of Scotland: exploring the needs and experiences of service users and their families. Presented at 2018 NHS Grampian excellence event, 11 October 2018, Inverurie, UK.

This presentation gave an overview and review process to-date of the research project: A case study of service user, informal carer and staff experiences of integrated health and social care at a NHS Grampian Excellence Event, Inverurie in October 20... Read More about Integration of health and social care in the a regional area of Scotland: exploring the needs and experiences of service users and their families..

Family carers' preferences for support when caring for a family member at the end of life at home: an integrative literature review. (2018)
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LARSSON, M., LEE, S.H., GROV, E.K., HOV. R., WILDE-LARSSON, B., OLSSON,C., BJURESÄTER, K and KENNEDY, C. 2018. Family carers' preferences for support when caring for a family member at the end of life at home: an integrative literature review. Presented at the 22nd International congress on palliative care (PAL 2018), 2-5 October 2018, Montreal, Canada.

Approximately 60% of people wish to die at home and across Europe there are an estimated 100 million family carers meeting the needs of loved ones at the end of life. Family carers have unmet health and social care needs and also an understanding of... Read More about Family carers' preferences for support when caring for a family member at the end of life at home: an integrative literature review..

Therapeutic exercises for affecting post-treatment swallowing in people treated for advanced-stage head and neck cancers: a Cochrane systematic review. (2018)
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PERRY, A., LEE, S.H., COTTON, S., and KENNEDY, C. 2018. Therapeutic exercises for affecting post-treatment swallowing in people treated for advanced-stage head and neck cancers: a Cochrane systematic review. Presented at the 22nd International congress on palliative care (PAL 2018), 2-5 October 2018, Montreal, Canada.

Head and neck cancer encompasses tumours of the upper aero-digestive tract (oral cavity, pharynx, larynx, nasal cavity, paranasal sinuses and salivary glands). There are 550,000 new cases, globally, each year, the majority of these are mucosal small... Read More about Therapeutic exercises for affecting post-treatment swallowing in people treated for advanced-stage head and neck cancers: a Cochrane systematic review..

Determining the supportive care needs, and distress, of Australian men with prostate cancer receiving hormone therapy: a cross-sectional study. (2018)
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CROWE, H., HOWARD, N., PILLAY, B., XIBERRAS, P., PRIMEAU, C. and PATERSON, C. 2018. Determining the supportive care needs, and distress, of Australian men with prostate cancer receiving hormone therapy: a cross-sectional study. Presented at the 19th Asia-Pacific prostate cancer conference: together in discovery and care, 22-25 August 2018, Brisbane, Australia.

Objective: To evaluate the self-reported, unmet supportive care needs of men on hormone therapy (ADT) for prostate cancer and to determine the levels of distress experienced by these patients. Methods: Patients with locally advanced or metastatic pro... Read More about Determining the supportive care needs, and distress, of Australian men with prostate cancer receiving hormone therapy: a cross-sectional study..

Integration of health and social care in a regional area of Scotland: exploring the needs and experiences of service users and their families. (2018)
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HENDERSON, L., KENNEDY, C., BAIN, H. and ALLAN, E. 2018. Integration of health and social care in a regional area of Scotland: exploring the needs and experiences of service users and their families. Presented at 2018 Robert Gordon University postgraduate research seminar, 31 July 2018, Aberdeen, UK.

This presentation is an update on project literature review progress to-date given at a Postgraduate research seminar at Robert Gordon University.

Integration of health and social care in a regional area of Scotland: exploring the needs and experiences of service users and their families. (2018)
Presentation / Conference
HENDERSON, L., KENNEDY, C., BAIN, H. and ALLAN, E. 2018. Integration of health and social care in a regional area of Scotland: exploring the needs and experiences of service users and their families. Presented at 2018 International collaboration for community health nursing research (ICCHNR) symposium: transforming community and public health; inspiring future generations, 16-17 July 2018, Swansea, UK.

AIM: - To explore the experiences of service users and their families accessing integrated health and social care services to meet their health and wellbeing needs. OBJECTIVES: 1. To identify the experiences of service users and their families who... Read More about Integration of health and social care in a regional area of Scotland: exploring the needs and experiences of service users and their families..

Integration of health and social care in a regional area of Scotland: exploring the needs and experiences of service users and their families. (2018)
Presentation / Conference
HENDERSON, L., KENNEDY, C., BAIN, H., & ALLAN, E. 2018. Integration of health and social care in a regional area of Scotland: exploring the needs and experiences of service users and their families. Presented at 2018 Robert Gordon University postgraduate research symposium, 31 May 2018, Aberdeen, UK.

This presentation gave an overview of the project, "A case study of service user, informal carer and staff experiences of integrated health and social care.", to date and next steps.

Visualisation-centred interventions in the healthcare-associated infections field: an integrative review. (2017)
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TSATTALIOS, K., MACDUFF, C., STEPHEN, A. and HENDERSON, S. 2017. Visualisation-centred interventions in the healthcare-associated infections field: an integrative review. Presented at the 6th International conference of the Australasian College for Infection Prevention and Control (ACIPC 2017), 20-22 November 2017, Canberra, Australia.

Introduction: Within educational and practice based interventions to help address healthcare-associated infections (HAIs), visualisations are often used as contributory or central components. However, these have not yet been the subject of systematic... Read More about Visualisation-centred interventions in the healthcare-associated infections field: an integrative review..

Unlocking the potential of visualisation approaches to address healthcare associated infections: a new international, cross-disciplinary network. (2017)
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MACDUFF, C., MACDONALD, A. and TSATTALIOS, K. 2017. Unlocking the potential of visualisation approaches to address healthcare associated infections: a new international, cross-disciplinary network. Presented at the 6th International conference of the Australasian College for Infection Prevention and Control (ACIPC 2017), 20-22 November 2017, Canberra, Australia.

Introduction: The use and experience of visual images in their many forms is a taken-for-granted aspect of endeavours within infection prevention and control. Contemporary IPC presents both enduring visualisation challenges (e.g. the invisibility of... Read More about Unlocking the potential of visualisation approaches to address healthcare associated infections: a new international, cross-disciplinary network..

Understanding the ecology of the Personally Significant Learning Environment (PSLE): one year on. (2016)
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STEPHENS, M., PATTERSON, C., PRICE, A.M., SNELGROVE-CLARKE, E., WORK, F. and CHIANG, V.C.L. 2016. Understanding the ecology of the Personally Significant Learning Environment (PSLE): one year on. Presented at the 27th International networking for healthcare education conference (NET2016), 6-8 September 2016, Cambridge, UK [online], Group 2, EIE2, pages 8-9. Available from: https://www.jillrogersassociates.co.uk/net2016abstractsandcorepapers.html

Background - Personal learning environments (PLE) have been shown to be critical in how students negotiate, manage and experience their learning. Understandings of PLEs are largely restricted by narrow definitions that focus on technology alone. The... Read More about Understanding the ecology of the Personally Significant Learning Environment (PSLE): one year on..

Nurses' and healthcare support workers' experiences of enhanced observations and impact on their health and wellbeing. (2015)
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ADDO, M., STEPHEN, A.I. and GIBB, J. 2015. Nurses' and healthcare support workers' experiences of enhanced observations and impact on their health and wellbeing. Presented at 2015 Scottish NHS quality event, 10 December 2015, Royal Cornhill Hospital, Aberdeen, UK.

What are the perspectives of nurses and health care support workers regarding their participation in enhanced observation practices in acute mental health care settings?

What are the patterns of personal learning environments (PLE) for undergraduate students undertaking degrees in nursing. (2015)
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PRICE, A., STEPHENS, M., PATTERSON, C., SNELGROVE-CLARKE, E., WORK, F. and CHIANG, V. 2015. What are the patterns of personal learning environments (PLE) for undergraduate students undertaking degrees in nursing. Presented at the 26th International networking for healthcare education conference (NET2015), 8-10 September 2015, Cambridge, UK [online], Group 2, LTS, pages 3-7. Available from: https://www.jillrogersassociates.co.uk/net2015abstractsandcorepapers.html

Background - Undergraduate students engage with learning and teaching resources provided by the university to greater or lesser degrees. In doing so, they develop their own personal learning environments (PLE) which may be in addition to, or instead... Read More about What are the patterns of personal learning environments (PLE) for undergraduate students undertaking degrees in nursing..