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A pharmacist clinician model as part of a collaborative clinical workforce: a philosophical critique. (2024)
Journal Article
RUSHWORTH, G.F., FORSYTH, P., RADLEY, A., DUGGAN, C., SAMPSON, R., CUNNINGHAM, S. and MAGUIRE, B. [2024]. A pharmacist clinician model as part of a collaborative clinical workforce: a philosophical critique. Research in social and administrative pharmacy [online], Articles in Press. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.sapharm.2024.06.006

The term "clinician" is not reserved for any healthcare professional group. However, there is a general acceptance that a clinician would have the knowledge, skills and behaviours to enable them to clinically assess and manage a patient autonomously.... Read More about A pharmacist clinician model as part of a collaborative clinical workforce: a philosophical critique..

Investigating practice integration of independent prescribing by community pharmacists using normalization process theory: a cross-sectional survey. (2024)
Journal Article
KARIM, L., MCINTOSH, T., JEBARA, T., PFLEGER, D., OSPREY, A. and CUNNINGHAM, S. [2024]. Investigating practice integration of independent prescribing by community pharmacists using normalization process theory: a cross-sectional survey. International journal of clinical pharmacy [online], Latest Articles. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/s11096-024-01733-x

Independent prescribing (IP) has not been extensively investigated in community pharmacy (CP). Normalization Process Theory (NPT) constructs help explain how interventions are integrated into practice and include: 'coherence' (understanding), 'cognit... Read More about Investigating practice integration of independent prescribing by community pharmacists using normalization process theory: a cross-sectional survey..

Exploring determinants of antimicrobial prescribing behaviour using the theoretical domains framework. (2024)
Journal Article
TALKHAN, H., STEWART, D., MCINTOSH, T., ZIGLAM, H., ABDULROUF, P.V., AL-HAIL, M., DIAB, M. and CUNNINGHAM, S. 2024. Exploring determinants of antimicrobial prescribing behaviour using the theoretical domains framework. Research in social and administrative pharmacy [online], 20(4), pages 401-410. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.sapharm.2023.12.009

Few theoretically-based, qualitative studies have explored determinants of antimicrobial prescribing behaviour in hospitals. Understanding these can promote successful development and implementation of behaviour change interventions (BCIs). To use th... Read More about Exploring determinants of antimicrobial prescribing behaviour using the theoretical domains framework..

A cross-sectional study examining the nature and extent of interprofessional education in schools of pharmacy in the United Kingdom. (2023)
Journal Article
DEPASQUALE, C., CUNNINGHAM, S., JACOB, S.A., BOYTER, A., PORTLOCK, J., POWER, A. and ADDISON, B. [2023]. A cross-sectional study examining the nature and extent of interprofessional education in schools of pharmacy in the United Kingdom. International journal of clinical pharmacy [online], Online First. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/s11096-023-01655-0

Interprofessional education can prepare the workforce for collaborative practice in complex health and social care systems. The aim of this study was to examine the nature and extent of interprofessional education in schools of pharmacy in the United... Read More about A cross-sectional study examining the nature and extent of interprofessional education in schools of pharmacy in the United Kingdom..

Innovations in education and training to enable development of pharmacists as clinicians. (2023)
Thesis
RUSHWORTH, G.F. 2023. Innovations in education and training to enable development of pharmacists as clinicians. Robert Gordon University, PhD by Public Output thesis. Hosted on OpenAIR [online]. Available from: https://doi.org/10.48526/rgu-wt-2271597

The NHS is in urgent need of clinical healthcare capacity in terms of front-line clinician staff, to deal with the burgeoning complexity and volume of care being delivered. These clinicians need to be accountable for the delivery of direct clinical c... Read More about Innovations in education and training to enable development of pharmacists as clinicians..

A qualitative exploration of chronic pain management of older adults in remote and rural settings. (2023)
Journal Article
JEBARA, T., YOUNGSON, E., DRUMMOND, N., RUSHWORTH, G., PFLEGER, S., RUDD, I., MACLEOD, J., WILSON, M., BAILEY, N. and CUNNINGHAM, S. 2023. A qualitative exploration of chronic pain management of older adults in remote and rural settings. International journal of clinical pharmacy [online], 45(6), pages 1405-1414. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/s11096-023-01607-8

The World Health Organization predicts that the number of older adults will nearly double between 2015 and 2050. Older adults are at a higher risk of developing medical conditions such as chronic pain. However, there is little information about chron... Read More about A qualitative exploration of chronic pain management of older adults in remote and rural settings..

Implementation frameworks for polypharmacy management within healthcare organisations: a scoping review. (2023)
Journal Article
AL BULUSHI, S., MCINTOSH, T., GRANT, A., STEWART, D. and CUNNINGHAM, S. 2023. Implementation frameworks for polypharmacy management within healthcare organisations: a scoping review. International journal of clinical pharmacy [online], 15(2), pages 342-354. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/s11096-023-01534-8

Several guidelines support polypharmacy management in individual patients. More organisational-level focus is needed on the use of implementation frameworks. The aim of this scoping review was to characterise the peer-reviewed literature on implement... Read More about Implementation frameworks for polypharmacy management within healthcare organisations: a scoping review..

Hospital clinical pharmacists' perspectives on suboptimal pharmaceutical care: a qualitative study. [Preprint] (2023)
Working Paper
MCLEAN, A., PAUDYAL, V., CUNNINGHAM, S. and STEWART, D. 2023. Hospital clinical pharmacists' perspectives on suboptimal pharmaceutical care: a qualitative study. Research square [online], 09 January 2023, Preprint (version 1). Available from: https://doi.org/10.21203/rs.3.rs-2411411/v1

While clinical pharmacists are responsible for medicines optimisation and provision of pharmaceutical care, there is a lack of literature focusing on what constitutes 'suboptimal' pharmaceutical care. To explore the perceptions and experiences of hos... Read More about Hospital clinical pharmacists' perspectives on suboptimal pharmaceutical care: a qualitative study. [Preprint].

Addressing social determinants of health in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic: urgent need to consider policy and practice in relation to pharmacy's contribution. (2022)
Journal Article
CUNNINGHAM, S., JEBARA, T. and DOUGLAS, F. 2022. Addressing social determinants of health in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic: urgent need to consider policy and practice in relation to pharmacy's contribution. International journal of pharmacy practice [online], 30(5), pages 401-403. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1093/ijpp/riac072

World Health Organization reports highlight health inequalities and social determinants of health (SDoH), and the need for their consideration in strategic health plans. The coronavirus pandemic has exacerbated these issues and government imposed COV... Read More about Addressing social determinants of health in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic: urgent need to consider policy and practice in relation to pharmacy's contribution..

A qualitative exploration of key stakeholders’ views and perceptions in relation to organisational change for the implementation of polypharmacy management in Oman. (2022)
Presentation / Conference
AL BULUSHI, S., MCINTOSH, T., GRANT, A., STEWART, D. and CUNNINGHAM, S. 2022. A qualitative exploration of key stakeholders' views and perceptions in relation to organisational change for the implementation of polypharmacy management in Oman. Presented at the 50th ESCP (European Society of Clinical Pharmacy) symposium on clinical pharmacy, polypharmacy and ageing: highly individualized, interprofessional, person-centered care, 19-21 October 2022, Prague, Czech Republic.

Polypharmacy contributes to patient non-adherence and increases medication harm. Barriers to implementation prevent desired outcomes when addressing inappropriate polypharmacy at organisational levels and there is a need for theory-based strategies f... Read More about A qualitative exploration of key stakeholders’ views and perceptions in relation to organisational change for the implementation of polypharmacy management in Oman..

Exploring experiences, behaviours and associated behavioural determinants of healthcare professionals in Qatar regarding medically related social media use. (2022)
Presentation / Conference
ABABNEH, M., STEWART, D., PEDERSEN, S., NAZAR, Z. and CUNNINGHAM, S. 2022. Exploring experiences, behaviours and associated behavioural determinants of healthcare professionals in Qatar regarding medically related social media use. Presented at the 50th ESCP (European Society of Clinical Pharmacy) symposium on clinical pharmacy, polypharmacy and ageing: highly individualized, interprofessional, person-centered care, 19-21 October 2022, Prague, Czech Republic.

There is an accumulation of evidence that healthcare professionals are increasingly using social media to provide services to patients, share and disseminate information, and develop their professional skills. Research originating from the Middle Eas... Read More about Exploring experiences, behaviours and associated behavioural determinants of healthcare professionals in Qatar regarding medically related social media use..

General practice pharmacists' implementation of advanced clinical assessment skills: a qualitative study of behavioural determinants. (2022)
Journal Article
RUSHWORTH, G.F., JEBARA, T., TONNA, A.P., RUDD, I., STEWART, F., MACVICAR, R. and CUNNINGHAM, S. 2022. General practice pharmacists' implementation of advanced clinical assessment skills: a qualitative study of behavioural determinants. International journal of clinical pharmacy [online], 44(6), pages 1417-1424. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/s11096-022-01484-7

The role of General Practice Clinical Pharmacists is becoming more clinically complex. Some are undertaking courses to develop their skillsets. The aim of this study is to explore potential behavioural determinants influencing the implementation of s... Read More about General practice pharmacists' implementation of advanced clinical assessment skills: a qualitative study of behavioural determinants..

Designated prescribing practitioners: a theory-based cross-sectional study of stakeholders' views on implementation of a novel pharmacy regulator mandated preceptorship model. (2022)
Journal Article
JEBARA, T., MCINTOSH, T., STEWART, F., OSPREY, A., BRUCE, R. and CUNNINGHAM, S. 2022. Designated prescribing practitioners: a theory-based cross-sectional study of stakeholders' views on implementation of a novel pharmacy regulator mandated preceptorship model. International journal of clinical pharmacy [online], 44(5), pages 1195-1204. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/s11096-022-01467-8

The Scottish Government is increasing independent prescribers (IP) in community pharmacy (CP). A new preceptorship model using IPs as Designated Prescribing Practitioners (DPPs) has been introduced. The aim of this study was to investigate stakeholde... Read More about Designated prescribing practitioners: a theory-based cross-sectional study of stakeholders' views on implementation of a novel pharmacy regulator mandated preceptorship model..

General practice-based undergraduate pharmacy longitudinal clerkship: a theoretically underpinned qualitative evaluation. (2022)
Journal Article
INNES, C., CUNNINGHAM, S., ADDISON, B., WEDEKIND, Y., WATSON, E., RUDD, I., POWER, A., KARIM, L. and RUSHWORTH, G.F. 2022. General practice-based undergraduate pharmacy longitudinal clerkship: a theoretically underpinned qualitative evaluation. International journal of clinical pharmacy [online], 44(5), pages 1123-1131. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/s11096-022-01429-0

A Pharmacy Longitudinal Clerkship (PLC) was designed to develop student pharmacists'(SPs) competence in a general practice setting. The aim was to carry out a theoretically-underpinned qualitative evaluation of stakeholder perceptions regarding the... Read More about General practice-based undergraduate pharmacy longitudinal clerkship: a theoretically underpinned qualitative evaluation..

Competency-based assessment in experiential learning in undergraduate pharmacy programmes: qualitative exploration of facilitators' views and needs (ACTp study). (2022)
Journal Article
JACOB, S.A., POWER, A., PORTLOCK, J., JEBARA, T., CUNNINGHAM, S. and BOYTER, A.C. 2022. Competency-based assessment in experiential learning in undergraduate pharmacy programmes: qualitative exploration of facilitators' views and needs (ACTp study). Pharmacy [online], 10(4), article 90. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3390/pharmacy10040090

Newly registered pharmacists will need to possess higher-level competencies and, in Great Britain, there is an expectation that assessments are undertaken during experiential learning (EL). The aim of this study was to explore the perceptions and edu... Read More about Competency-based assessment in experiential learning in undergraduate pharmacy programmes: qualitative exploration of facilitators' views and needs (ACTp study)..

Using the theoretical domains framework to explore behavioural determinants for medication taking in patients following percutaneous coronary intervention. (2022)
Journal Article
CUNNINGHAM, S., JEBARA, T., STEWART, D., SMITH, J., LESLIE, S.J. and RUSHWORTH, G.F. 2023. Using the theoretical domains framework to explore behavioural determinants for medication taking in patients following percutaneous coronary intervention. International journal of pharmacy practice [online], 31(2), pages 190-197. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1093/ijpp/riac039

The aim of this study was to investigate relationships between factors influencing medication taking and behavioural determinants in patients who have undergone percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI). A cross-sectional survey was undertaken, using... Read More about Using the theoretical domains framework to explore behavioural determinants for medication taking in patients following percutaneous coronary intervention..

Survey to identify research priorities for primary care in Scotland during and following the COVID-19 pandemic. (2022)
Journal Article
HUBBARD, G., GRIST, F., POPE, L.M., CUNNINGHAM, S., MAXWELL, M., BENNIE, M., GUTHRIE, B., MERCER, S.W. 2022. Survey to identify research priorities for primary care in Scotland during and following the COVID-19 pandemic. BMJ Open [online], 12(5), article number e056817. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2021-056817

Objectives To identify research priorities for primary care in Scotland following the COVID-19 pandemic. Design Modified James Lind Alliance methodology; respondents completed an online survey to make research suggestions and rank research themes in... Read More about Survey to identify research priorities for primary care in Scotland during and following the COVID-19 pandemic..

A qualitative study on pharmacist prescribing for patients with chronic kidney disease. (2022)
Presentation / Conference
ALRIISI, F.A., STEWART, D., ALNAAMANI, H., FAHMY, M. and CUNNINGHAM, S. 2022. A qualitative study on pharmacist prescribing for patients with chronic kidney disease. Presented at 2022 ESCP (European Society of Clinical Pharmacy) Spring workshop: taking care of patients with neurological disorders, 28-29 April 2022, Zürich, Switzerland.

Background and Objective: Chronic Kidney Disease has a high risk of morbidity and mortality. The available evidence worldwide demonstrates that nonmedical prescribing by pharmacist in various clinical specialties is safe and effective approach. There... Read More about A qualitative study on pharmacist prescribing for patients with chronic kidney disease..

Investigating clinicians’ determinants of antimicrobial prescribing behaviour using the theoretical domains framework. (2022)
Journal Article
TALKHAN, H., STEWART, D., MCINTOSH, T., ZIGLAM, H., ABDULROUF, P.V., AL-HAIL, M., DIAB, M. and CUNNINGHAM, S. 2022. Investigating clinicians' determinants of antimicrobial prescribing behaviour using the theoretical domains framework. Journal of hospital infection [online], 122, pages 72-83. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jhin.2022.01.007

Aim: To identify and quantify potential determinants of antimicrobial prescribing behaviour, using the Theoretical Domains Framework (TDF). Methods: A cross-sectional survey involving doctors (∼4000) and pharmacists (∼400) working within Hamad Medica... Read More about Investigating clinicians’ determinants of antimicrobial prescribing behaviour using the theoretical domains framework..

Student pharmacist practice-based interprofessional education in Scotland: a qualitative study of stakeholders' views and experiences. (2022)
Journal Article
JEBARA, T., POWER, A., BOYTER, A., JACOB, S.A., PORTLOCK, J. and CUNNINGHAM, S. 2023. Student pharmacist practice-based interprofessional education in Scotland: a qualitative study of stakeholders' views and experiences. Journal of interprofessional care [online], 37(1), pages 73-82. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/13561820.2021.2011843

Scottish Government funding supports practice-based experiential learning (EL) for student pharmacists. We explored views and experiences of key stakeholders on current practice and future development of interprofessional education (IPE) in EL includ... Read More about Student pharmacist practice-based interprofessional education in Scotland: a qualitative study of stakeholders' views and experiences..