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Exploring the facilitators and barriers towards implementation of electronic prescribing, dispensing, and administration of medicines in hospitals in Ireland. (2017)
Thesis
HOGAN-MURPHY, D. 2017. Exploring the facilitators and barriers towards implementation of electronic prescribing, dispensing, and administration of medicines in hospitals in Ireland. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

Limited data exist on the facilitators and barriers to implementing electronic systems for medicines management in hospitals. Whilst numerous studies advocate system use in improved patient safety and efficiency within the health service, their rate... Read More about Exploring the facilitators and barriers towards implementation of electronic prescribing, dispensing, and administration of medicines in hospitals in Ireland..

A qualitative study of determinants of patient behaviour leading to an infection related hospital admission. (2017)
Journal Article
TONNA, A.P., WEIDMANN, A.E., LAING, R.B.S., TONNA, I., MACARTNEY, G.M., PAUDYAL, V. and STEWART, D. 2017. A qualitative study of determinants of patient behaviour leading to an infection related hospital admission. Journal of the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh [online], 47(1), pages 40-46. Available from: https://doi.org/10.4997/JRCPE.2017.109

Objective: To describe and understand the determinants of patients' behaviours surrounding admission to hospital for an acute infective episode. Method: Patients admitted to the infection or acute medicine admission units of a major Scottish teaching... Read More about A qualitative study of determinants of patient behaviour leading to an infection related hospital admission..

A mixed methods investigation of behavioural determinants relating to medication error reporting by health professionals in the United Arab Emirates. (2016)
Thesis
ALQUBAISI, M.M. 2016. A mixed methods investigation of behavioural determinants relating to medication error reporting by health professionals in the United Arab Emirates. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

Improving the effectiveness and efficiency of medication error reporting is key to enhancing patient safety. The aim of this research was to explore medication error reporting in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), examining the attitudes, beliefs, behav... Read More about A mixed methods investigation of behavioural determinants relating to medication error reporting by health professionals in the United Arab Emirates..

Quantifying behavioural determinants relating to health professional reporting of medication errors: a cross-sectional survey using the Theoretical Domains Framework. (2016)
Journal Article
ALQUBAISI, M., TONNA, A., STRATH, A. and STEWART, D. 2016. Quantifying behavioural determinants relating to health professional reporting of medication errors: a cross-sectional survey using the Theoretical Domains Framework. European journal of clinical pharmacology [online], 72(11), pages 1401-1411. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/s00228-016-2124-z

The aims of this study were to quantify the behavioural determinants of health professional reporting of medication errors in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and to explore any differences between respondents. The research was undertaken using a cross... Read More about Quantifying behavioural determinants relating to health professional reporting of medication errors: a cross-sectional survey using the Theoretical Domains Framework..

Exploring behavioural determinants relating to health professional reporting of medication errors: a qualitative study using the theoretical domains framework. (2016)
Journal Article
ALQUBAISI, M., TONNA, A., STRATH, A. and STEWART, D. 2016. Exploring behavioural determinants relating to health professional reporting of medication errors: a qualitative study using the theoretical domains framework. European journal of clinical pharmacology [online], 72(7), pages 887-895. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/s00228-016-2054-9

Purpose: Effective and efficient medication reporting processes are essential in promoting patient safety. Few qualitative studies have explored reporting of medication errors by health professionals, and none have made reference to behavioural theor... Read More about Exploring behavioural determinants relating to health professional reporting of medication errors: a qualitative study using the theoretical domains framework..

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..

Healthcare professionals' perceptions of the facilitators and barriers to implementing electronic systems for the prescribing, dispensing and administration of medicines in hospitals: a systematic review. (2015)
Journal Article
HOGAN-MURPHY, D., TONNA, A., STRATH, A. and CUNNINGHAM, S. 2015. Healthcare professionals' perceptions of the facilitators and barriers to implementing electronic systems for the prescribing, dispensing and administration of medicines in hospitals: a systematic review. European journal of hospital pharmacy [online], 22(6), pages 358-365. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1136/ejhpharm-2015-000722

Abstract Objective To identify, critically appraise, synthesise and present the available evidence on healthcare professionals' perceptions of the facilitators and barriers to implementing electronic prescribing, dispensing and/or administration of m... Read More about Healthcare professionals' perceptions of the facilitators and barriers to implementing electronic systems for the prescribing, dispensing and administration of medicines in hospitals: a systematic review..

Antimicrobial stewardship activities in hospitals in Ireland and the United Kingdom: a comparison of two national surveys. (2015)
Journal Article
FLEMING, A., TONNA, A., O'CONNOR, S., BYRNE, S. and STEWART, D. 2015. Antimicrobial stewardship activities in hospitals in Ireland and the United Kingdom: a comparison of two national surveys. International journal of clinical pharmacy [online], 37(5), pages 776-781. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/s11096-015-0114-3

Best practice guidelines recommend that a multidisciplinary Antimicrobial Management Team (AMT) conduct antimicrobial stewardship (AMS) activities in hospitals. In order to continuously improve AMS activities in Irish hospitals it is important to ben... Read More about Antimicrobial stewardship activities in hospitals in Ireland and the United Kingdom: a comparison of two national surveys..

Development of consensus guidance to facilitate service redesign around pharmacist prescribing in UK hospital practice. (2014)
Journal Article
TONNA, A., MCCAIG, D., DIACK, L., WEST, B. and STEWART, D. 2014. Development of consensus guidance to facilitate service redesign around pharmacist prescribing in UK hospital practice. International journal of clinical pharmacy [online], 36(5), pages 1069-1076. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/s11096-014-9996-8

Background The last decade has seen a drive towards non-medical prescribing in the United Kingdom (UK). However, there is a dearth of any published literature on applying the principles of service redesign to support pharmacist prescribing in any sph... Read More about Development of consensus guidance to facilitate service redesign around pharmacist prescribing in UK hospital practice..

Exploring pharmacist prescribing in hospitals in Scotland, with a focus on antimicrobials. (2011)
Thesis
TONNA, A.P. 2011. Exploring pharmacist prescribing in hospitals in Scotland, with a focus on antimicrobials. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

This aim of the research was to explore pharmacist prescribing (PP) with a focus on antimicrobials, in hospitals in Scotland. A mixed-methods approach was used to collect, generate and synthesise data. A systematic review of peer-reviewed published l... Read More about Exploring pharmacist prescribing in hospitals in Scotland, with a focus on antimicrobials..