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Co-debriefing virtual simulations: an international perspective. (2021)
Journal Article
GOLDSWORTHY, S., GOODHAND, K., BARON, S., BUTTON, D., HUNTER, S., MCNEILL, L., BUDDEN, F., MCINTOSH, A., KAY, C. and FASKEN, L. 2022. Co-debriefing virtual simulations: an international perspective. Clinical simulation in nursing [online], 63, pages 1-4. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ecns.2021.10.007

Co-debriefing is a process in which two or more individuals facilitate a simulation debriefing. Debriefing is considered an essential best practice that occurs as soon after a simulation as possible and should be conducted by experienced debriefers.... Read More about Co-debriefing virtual simulations: an international perspective..

Mental health nursing and the theory‐practice gap: civil war and intellectual self‐injury. (2021)
Journal Article
WARRENDER, D. 2022. Mental health nursing and the theory-practice gap: civil war and intellectual self-injury. Journal of psychiatric and mental health nursing [online], 29(2), pages 171-173. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1111/jpm.12808

Mental health nursing students experience education from both academic institutions and on clinical placements, yet there often remains a divide in understandings and attitudes between the two. This editorial provides personal and professional comme... Read More about Mental health nursing and the theory‐practice gap: civil war and intellectual self‐injury..

An independent evaluation of the Queen's Nurse Development Programme (QNDP). [Infographic summary] (2021)
Digital Artefact
KENNEDY, C., MACIVER, E., TEODOROWSKI, P., ADAMS, N. and GRANT, A. 2021. An independent evaluation of the Queen's Nurse Development Programme (QNDP). [Infographic summary]. Hosted on Queen's Nursing Institute Scotland [online]. Available from: https://www.qnis.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2021/12/QNDP_Infographic_FINAL_NA_SA_2.pdf

Research conducted by Robert Gordon University (RGU) evaluated the experiences of the first community nurses to complete the Queen’s Nurse Development Programme (QNDP) and has found participants experienced a transformative journey with notable self-... Read More about An independent evaluation of the Queen's Nurse Development Programme (QNDP). [Infographic summary].

The Queen's Nurse Programme: an independent evaluation from Robert Gordon University (RGU). [Digital Advert] (2021)
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KENNEDY, C., MACIVER, E., TEODOROWSKI, P., ADAMS, N. and GRANT, A. 2021. The Queen's Nurse Programme: an independent evaluation from Robert Gordon University (RGU). [Digital Advert]. Hosted on Queen's Nursing Institute Scotland [online]. Available from: https://www.qnis.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2021/11/Digital-advert-1920-x-1080.pdf

Six years on from the initial consideration of a Queen's Nurse Development Programme (QNDP) for Scotland, there is now a growing community of more than 100 Queen's Nurses in Scotland making ripples across the country, acting as role models and passio... Read More about The Queen's Nurse Programme: an independent evaluation from Robert Gordon University (RGU). [Digital Advert].

A real time, longitudinal, qualitative evaluation of the first two cohorts to participate in the Queen’s Nurse Development Programme. (2021)
Report
KENNEDY, C., MACIVER, E., TEODOROWSKI, P., ADAMS, N. and GRANT, A. 2021. A real time, longitudinal, qualitative evaluation of the first two cohorts to participate in the Queen’s Nurse Development Programme. Evaluation report. Aberdeen: Queen's Nursing Institute Scotland [online]. Available from: https://www.qnis.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2021/11/QNDP-Final-Report_Typeset-1.pdf

Background: The Queens Nurse Development Programme (QNDP) has been delivered to community nurses in Scotland since 2017, born out of a commitment to reintroduce the Queen’s Nurse title in Scotland after 50 years. The aim of the QNDP was to connect in... Read More about A real time, longitudinal, qualitative evaluation of the first two cohorts to participate in the Queen’s Nurse Development Programme..

A grounded theory study on midwifery managers' views and experiences of implementing and sustaining continuity of carer models within the UK maternity system. (2021)
Journal Article
TURNER, S., CROWTHER, S. and LAU, A. 2021. A grounded theory study on midwifery managers' views and experiences of implementing and sustaining continuity of carer models within the UK maternity system. Women and birth [online], In Press. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.wombi.2021.10.010

Background: Current UK health policy recommends the transition of maternity services towards provision of Midwifery Continuity of Carer (MCoCer) models. Quality of healthcare is correlated with the quality of leadership and management yet there is li... Read More about A grounded theory study on midwifery managers' views and experiences of implementing and sustaining continuity of carer models within the UK maternity system..

Dealing with dehydration. (2021)
Other
KYDD, A. 2021. Dealing with dehydration. Health Europa quarterly [online], 19, pages 96-99. Available from: https://www.healtheuropa.eu/dealing-with-dehydration-in-older-adults/111477/

Food and drink are fundamental staples in our everyday lives. Not only do they play an essential part in our overall health, but they also hold holistic significance, influencing our daily habits, giving us a sense of familiarity, and helping us buil... Read More about Dealing with dehydration..

Discussion about the effects of PPE and COVID-19 on menopausal women is long overdue. (2021)
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KYDD, A. 2021. Discussion about the effects of PPE and COVID-19 on menopausal women is long overdue. Press and journal [online], 18 October 2021. Available from: https://www.pressandjournal.co.uk/fp/lifestyle/health-and-wellbeing/3542157

The NHS employer's website has guidance for HR departments to produce policies on menopause in the workplace. However, despite the added pressure caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, little attention appears to have been paid to the impact of Personal Pr... Read More about Discussion about the effects of PPE and COVID-19 on menopausal women is long overdue..

Examining oilmen's notions of ‘fatherhood masculinity’ as a pathway to understand increased offshore oilfield safety behaviours. (2021)
Journal Article
ADAMS, N.N. 2022. Examining oilmen’s notions of ‘fatherhood masculinity’ as a pathway to understand increased offshore oilfield safety behaviours. Safety science [online], 145, article 105501. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ssci.2021.105501

This study explores how notions of fatherhood masculine identity held by offshore oilfield workers positively influenced safety and risk predispositions in the workplace. Findings are based on a ‘rapid’, two week, embedded ethnography of a remote off... Read More about Examining oilmen's notions of ‘fatherhood masculinity’ as a pathway to understand increased offshore oilfield safety behaviours..

Self-efficacy is a modifiable factor associated with frailty in those with minor stroke: secondary analysis of 200 cohort respondents. (2021)
Journal Article
AMINU, A.Q., WONDERGEM, R., VAN ZAALEN, Y. and PISTERS, M. 2021. Self-efficacy is a modifiable factor associated with frailty in those with minor stroke: secondary analysis of 200 cohort respondents. Cerebrovascular diseases extra [online], 11(3), pages 99-105. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1159/000519311

Background: Owing to the improvement in acute care, there has been an increase in the number of people surviving stroke and living with its impairments. Frailty is common in people with stroke and has a significant impact on the prognosis after strok... Read More about Self-efficacy is a modifiable factor associated with frailty in those with minor stroke: secondary analysis of 200 cohort respondents..

The conscious state of the dying patient: an integrative review. (2021)
Journal Article
O'CONNOR, T., PATERSON, C., GIBSON, J. and STRICKLAND, K. 2021. The conscious state of the dying patient: an integrative review. Palliative supportive care [online], FirstView. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1017/S1478951521001541

Objectives: The cognitive state of the dying in the last days of life may deteriorate, resulting in a reduced ability to communicate their care needs. Distressing symptoms, physical and existential, may go unrecognized and untreated. The objectives o... Read More about The conscious state of the dying patient: an integrative review..

Identifying the unmet supportive care needs of people affected by kidney cancer: a systematic review. (2021)
Journal Article
O'DEA, A., GEDYE, C., JAGO, B. and PATERSON, C. 2021. Identifying the unmet supportive care needs of people affected by kidney cancer: a systematic review. Journal of cancer survivorship [online], Early Access. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/s11764-021-01113-8

Purpose: To synthesize existing evidence on the unmet supportive care needs of people affected by kidney cancer, across the cancer care continuum. Methods: A systematic review was conducted according to the PRISMA Statement Guidelines. Electronic dat... Read More about Identifying the unmet supportive care needs of people affected by kidney cancer: a systematic review..

Exploring the impact of uro-oncology multidisciplinary team meetings on patient outcomes: a systematic review. (2021)
Journal Article
ASKELIN, B., HIND, A. and PATERSON, C. 2021. Exploring the impact of uro-oncology multidisciplinary team meetings on patient. European journal of oncology nursing [online], 54, article 102032. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ejon.2021.102032

Purpose: Multidisciplinary team (MDT) meetings are mainstay clinical management globally. Clinical guidelines state that patients should be considered for MDT review, but evidence has identified that within the specialty of uro-oncology not all patie... Read More about Exploring the impact of uro-oncology multidisciplinary team meetings on patient outcomes: a systematic review..

Parents’ perspectives and experiences of parenting and caring for young children on a low income in the North East Scotland. (2021)
Presentation / Conference
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..

What are the perceptions and experiences of care delivery among faith community nurses? a systematic review. (2021)
Journal Article
PATERSON, C., OWUSU, E. and ROLLEY, J. 2021. What are the perceptions and experiences of care delivery among faith community nurses? A systematic review. Seminars in oncology nursing [online], 37(5), article 151211. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.soncn.2021.151211

Objective: This systematic review set out to identify the unique perceptions and experiences of care delivery among faith community nurses (FCNs). Data Sources: This review was conducted and has been reported using the Preferred Reporting Items for S... Read More about What are the perceptions and experiences of care delivery among faith community nurses? a systematic review..

Menopause and personal protective equipment: how does this meet acceptable working conditions? (2021)
Journal Article
KYDD, A. 2021. Menopause and personal protective equipment: how does this meet acceptable working conditions? Case reports in women's health [online], 32, article e00356. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.crwh.2021.e00356

Menopause and the workplace has finally become a trending topic. Specific societies, agencies, charities and trade unions, such as the European Menopause and Andropause Society (EMAS), the British Menopause Society (BMS), the Chartered Institute for... Read More about Menopause and personal protective equipment: how does this meet acceptable working conditions?.

Abdominal cancer symptoms: evaluation of the impact of a regional public awareness campaign. (2021)
Journal Article
TORRANCE, N., BRIGHT, C.J., HILL, H.L., FERGUSSON, J., KENNEDY, C., MAK, V., GILDEA, C., NORDIN, A. and ELLISS-BROOKES, L. 2021. Abdominal cancer symptoms: evaluation of the impact of a regional public awareness campaign. European journal of cancer care [online], 30(6), e13500. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1111/ecc.13500

Objective: A regional ‘Be Clear on Cancer’ (BCoC) campaign developed by Public Health England aimed to promote public awareness of key abdominal cancer symptoms in people aged 50 years and over. Methods: Data were analysed for metrics at different st... Read More about Abdominal cancer symptoms: evaluation of the impact of a regional public awareness campaign..

Abdominal cancer symptoms: evaluation of the impact of a regional public awareness campaign. [Dataset] (2021)
Dataset
TORRANCE, N., BRIGHT, C.J., HILL, H.L., FERGUSSON, J., KENNEDY, C., MAK, V., GILDEA, C., NORDIN, A. and ELLISS-BROOKES, L. 2021. Abdominal cancer symptoms: evaluation of the impact of a regional public awareness campaign. [Dataset]. European journal of cancer care [online], 30(6), e13500. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1111/ecc.13500

Objective: A regional ‘Be Clear on Cancer’ (BCoC) campaign developed by Public Health England aimed to promote public awareness of key abdominal cancer symptoms in people aged 50 years and over. Methods: Data were analysed for metrics at different st... Read More about Abdominal cancer symptoms: evaluation of the impact of a regional public awareness campaign. [Dataset].

Giving children a voice through partnership: a child rights-based approach to the co-design of postgraduate nurse education. (2021)
Journal Article
ALLAN, E. and LUDERS, S. 2021. Giving children a voice through partnership: a child rights-based approach to the co-design of postgraduate nurse education. British journal of child health, [online], 2(4), pages 171-178. Available from: https://doi.org/10.12968/chhe.2021.2.4.171

Background: There is an increasing need for the voice of children and young people to be more evident in planning and designing services, including the delivery of higher education, for school nurses to ultimately influence service delivery. Aim: To... Read More about Giving children a voice through partnership: a child rights-based approach to the co-design of postgraduate nurse education..