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People in mental distress, police and out-of-hours health services: a qualitative exploratory case study of experiences and the intersect of safeguarding services. (2020)
Thesis
HEYMAN, I. 2020. People in mental distress, police and out-of-hours health services: a qualitative exploratory case study of experiences and the intersect of safeguarding services. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis. Hosted on OpenAIR [online]. Available from: https://doi.org/10.48526/rgu-wt-1357998

The aim of this study was to explore the experiences of people in mental distress, who come to the attention of police and healthcare professionals outwith routine hours. Some people in the community call on police officers to help manage their self-... Read More about People in mental distress, police and out-of-hours health services: a qualitative exploratory case study of experiences and the intersect of safeguarding services..

Exploration of competency requirements and current training models in remote medical emergency response in the oil and gas industry of Nigeria: a mixed method study. (2020)
Thesis
OSAKWE ADAKPORIA, K.A. 2020. Exploration of competency requirements and current training models in remote medical emergency response in the oil and gas industry of Nigeria: a mixed method study. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis. Hosted on OpenAIR [online]. Available from: https://doi.org/10.48526/rgu-wt-1447366

Medical Emergency Response (MER) in remote work locations such as the Oil and Gas (O&G) industry industry might encounter challenges with potential delay in response time and negative consequences. The aim of this study was to explore current practic... Read More about Exploration of competency requirements and current training models in remote medical emergency response in the oil and gas industry of Nigeria: a mixed method study..

Exploring occupational irritant hand dermatitis amongst healthcare workers in NHS Grampian. (2019)
Thesis
PAPADATOU, Z. 2019. Exploring occupational irritant hand dermatitis amongst healthcare workers in NHS Grampian. Robert Gordon University [online], DPP thesis. Available from: https://openair.rgu.ac.uk

Occupational irritant hand dermatitis (OIHD) is emerging as an important risk caused by or made worse by work. OIHD can cause significant and long-term health issues, and can impact on an individual's employment. Healthcare workers (HCWs) are amongst... Read More about Exploring occupational irritant hand dermatitis amongst healthcare workers in NHS Grampian..

Promoting and implementing self care: a mixed methods study of offshore workers and remote healthcare practitioners. (2016)
Thesis
GIBSON SMITH, K.L. 2016. Promoting and implementing self care: a mixed methods study of offshore workers and remote healthcare practitioners. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

The oil and gas industry is a vital contributor to the global economy and a key source of employment within oil-producing countries. Oil production is largely dependent on a skilled population who are adept in coping with the demands of an offshore e... Read More about Promoting and implementing self care: a mixed methods study of offshore workers and remote healthcare practitioners..

Psychological wellbeing following miscarriage from a salutogenic perspective. (2016)
Thesis
RENNIE, A.M. 2016. Psychological wellbeing following miscarriage from a salutogenic perspective. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

Previous research into the psychological impact of miscarriage has taken a pathogenic approach, with limited research examining the factors that relate to enhanced psychological wellbeing. As a result, it is difficult to understand what predicts lowe... Read More about Psychological wellbeing following miscarriage from a salutogenic perspective..

The experiences of former UK military personnel re-entering the civilian world. (2016)
Thesis
CADDICK, D.J. 2016. The experiences of former UK military personnel re-entering the civilian world. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

The Experiences of Former UK Military Personnel re-entering the Civilian World. This thesis focuses on the experiences of former UK military personnel from all three armed services re-entering the civilian workplace. There is a distinct lack of resea... Read More about The experiences of former UK military personnel re-entering the civilian world..

The development and evaluation of a self-care intervention for informal caregivers of relatives with bipolar disorder. (2016)
Thesis
BOAG, L.S. 2016. The development and evaluation of a self-care intervention for informal caregivers of relatives with bipolar disorder. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

Background: Informal caregivers provide unpaid support to a family member, which has been shown to more positively affect their relatives health outcomes than equivalent paid caregivers. The provision of this support, however, comes at a cost to the... Read More about The development and evaluation of a self-care intervention for informal caregivers of relatives with bipolar disorder..

Exploring structures and processes of medicines management in elderly hospitalised patients in the United Arab Emirates. (2015)
Thesis
AL SHEMEILI, S.K. 2015. Exploring structures and processes of medicines management in elderly hospitalised patients in the United Arab Emirates. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

Given the complexity of medicines use in elderly patients, structures and processes of medicines management are key to deriving best outcomes. This research was conducted in hospitals in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and focused on the patient journ... Read More about Exploring structures and processes of medicines management in elderly hospitalised patients in the United Arab Emirates..

An analysis of policy to practice developments in nursing, midwifery and allied health professions within Scotland from 2005 to 2010. (2015)
Thesis
SHUAI, Z. 2015. An analysis of policy to practice developments in nursing, midwifery and allied health professions within Scotland from 2005 to 2010. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

In the new millennium the Scottish government has been seeking effective practice developments in Nursing, Midwifery and Allied Health Professions (NMAHPs) through setting up numerous policy initiatives to improve patient care both directly and indir... Read More about An analysis of policy to practice developments in nursing, midwifery and allied health professions within Scotland from 2005 to 2010..