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Offshore workers and health behaviour change: an exploration using the Theoretical Domains Framework. (2018)
Journal Article
GIBSON SMITH, K., PAUDYAL, V., QUINN, F., KLEIN, S. and STEWART, D. 2018. Offshore workers and health behaviour change: an exploration using the Theoretical Domains Framework. International maritime health [online], 69(4), pages 248-256. Available from: https://doi.org/10.5603/IMH.2018.0040

Background: Previous research has identified the importance of promoting behaviour change within the offshore workforce. This qualitative study sought to: identify self-care behaviours perceived to require behaviour change within the offshore workfor... Read More about Offshore workers and health behaviour change: an exploration using the Theoretical Domains Framework..

A case study of the implementation and sustainability of medication reviews in older patients by clinical pharmacists. (2018)
Journal Article
KEMPEN, T.G.H., GILLESPIE, U., FĂ„RDBORG, M., MCINTOSH, J., MAIR, A. and STEWART, D. 2018. A case study of the implementation and sustainability of medication reviews in older patients by clinical pharmacists. Research in social and administrative pharmacy [online], 15(11), pages 1309-1316. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.sapharm.2018.12.006

Background : Medication reviews have been introduced as healthcare interventions to decrease inappropriate polypharmacy in older patients, but implementation in practice is challenging. Objective: This case study aimed to explore the events, actions... Read More about A case study of the implementation and sustainability of medication reviews in older patients by clinical pharmacists..

A theoretically informed survey of the views and experiences of practicing pharmacists on research conduct, dissemination and translation. (2018)
Journal Article
STEWART, D., CUNNINGHAM, S., STRATH, A., MACLURE, A., GIBSON-SMITH, K., RUSHWORTH, G.F., DREISCHULTE, T., NICOLSON, C., PFLEGER, D., TIERNAN, D. and MACLURE, K. 2019. A theoretically informed survey of the views and experiences of practicing pharmacists on research conduct, dissemination and translation. Research in social and administrative pharmacy [online], 15(11), pages 1298-1308. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.sapharm.2018.12.005

While studies have reported pharmacists' perspectives of research involvement, almost all are limited by sector, have little focus on research translation and have not incorporated behavior change theory. The objective of this research was to determi... Read More about A theoretically informed survey of the views and experiences of practicing pharmacists on research conduct, dissemination and translation..

Comparing ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction care between patients residing in central and remote locations: a retrospective case series. (2018)
Journal Article
KAMONA, A., CUNNINGHAM, S., ADDISON, B., RUSHWORTH, G.F., CALL, A., BLOE, C., INNES, A., BOND, R.R., PEACE, A. and LESLIE, S.J. 2018. Comparing ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction care between patients residing in central and remote locations: a retrospective case series. Rural and remote health [online], 18(4), article ID 4618. Available from: https://doi.org/10.22605/RRH4618

People who experience an ST-elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) due to an occluded coronary artery require prompt treatment. Treatments to open a blocked artery are called reperfusion therapies (RTs), and can include intravenous pharmacological t... Read More about Comparing ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction care between patients residing in central and remote locations: a retrospective case series..

An evaluation of mental health clinical pharmacist prescribers within primary care medical practices in NHS Highland. (2018)
Presentation / Conference
MACLURE, K., STEWART, D., BUIST, E., MCLELLAND, R., SHAW, T., MACLURE, A., CUNNINGHAM, S., MACASKILL, K. and RUSHWORTH, G. 2018. An evaluation of mental health clinical pharmacist prescribers within primary care medical practices in NHS Highland. Presented at the 47th European symposium on clinical pharmacy: personalised pharmacy care, 24-26 October 2018, Belfast, UK.

Background: A pilot has been conducted during which a specialist mental health clinical pharmacist prescriber (SMHCPP) consulted with patients by appointment at one of two GP Practices. Purpose: To evaluate the SMHCPP delivered pharmaceutical care to... Read More about An evaluation of mental health clinical pharmacist prescribers within primary care medical practices in NHS Highland..

General public awareness and views of community pharmacy services in Scotland: the 'first port of call' study. (2018)
Presentation / Conference
MACLURE, K., CRAIG, G., BOYTER, A., MACLURE, A., POWER, A., OSPREY, A., MCGREGOR, A. and STEWART, D. 2018. General public awareness and views of community pharmacy services in Scotland: the 'first port of call' study. Presented at the 47th European symposium on clinical pharmacy (ESCP 2018): personalised pharmacy care, 24-26 October 2018, Belfast, UK.

Background: The recently published 'Achieving Excellence in Pharmaceutical Care: a Strategy for Scotland' urges community pharmacy (CP) to make itself the 'first port of call' for healthcare advice. Purpose: To explore the Scottish general public's a... Read More about General public awareness and views of community pharmacy services in Scotland: the 'first port of call' study..

A multi-perspective evaluation of specialist mental health clinical pharmacist prescribers practising withing general practices in NHS Highland. (2018)
Presentation / Conference
BUIST, E., MCLELLAND, R., MACLURE, K., STEWART, D., RUSHWORTH, G., GIBSON SMITH, K., MACLURE, A. and CUNNINGHAM, S. 2018. A multi-perspective evaluation of specialist mental health clinical pharmacist prescribers practising within general practices in NHS Highland. Presented at the 9th International College of Mental Health Pharmacy (CMHP) psychiatric pharmacy conference, 12-14 October 2018, Loughborough, UK.

Mental health issues are a common feature of primary care consultations and around a third of GP consultations have a mental health element. The Scottish Government’s 10 year Mental Health Strategy has ambitions to transform services so every GP prac... Read More about A multi-perspective evaluation of specialist mental health clinical pharmacist prescribers practising withing general practices in NHS Highland..

Multidisciplinary views towards the clinical pharmacist: a hospital palliative cancer care team perspective in Malta. (2018)
Journal Article
ATKINS, S.R. and CUNNINGHAM, S. 2018. Multidisciplinary views towards the clinical pharmacist: a hospital palliative cancer care team perspective in Malta. Journal of pharmaceutical health services research [online], 9(4), pages 327-333. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1111/jphs.12267

Objectives: To explore the views of the multidisciplinary healthcare team towards the role of the clinical pharmacist within the palliative care unit of an oncology hospital in Malta. At present, in Malta, clinical pharmacists are not routinely invol... Read More about Multidisciplinary views towards the clinical pharmacist: a hospital palliative cancer care team perspective in Malta..

Methodological considerations in clinical outcomes assessment of pharmacy-based minor ailments management: a systematic review. (2018)
Journal Article
PAUDYAL, V., CUNNINGHAM, S., GIBSON SMITH, K., MACLURE, K., RYAN, C. and CORDINA, M. 2018. Methodological considerations in clinical outcomes assessment of pharmacy-based minor ailments management: a systematic review. PLoS one [online], 13(10), article ID e0205087. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0205087

Background: The accessibility of services within community pharmacies provides an ideal opportunity to manage minor ailments, yet over £1.1 billion is spent by the National Health Service (NHS) in the United Kingdom (UK) in managing minor ailments in... Read More about Methodological considerations in clinical outcomes assessment of pharmacy-based minor ailments management: a systematic review..

Exploring facilitators and barriers to medication error reporting among healthcare professionals in Qatar using the theoretical domains framework: a mixed-methods approach. (2018)
Journal Article
STEWART, D., THOMAS, B., MACLURE, K., WILBUR, K., WILBY, K., PALLIVALAPILA, A., DIJKSTRA, A., RYAN, C., EL KASSEM, W., AWAISU, A., MCLAY, J.S., SINGH, R. and AL HAIL, M. 2018. Exploring facilitators and barriers to medication error reporting among healthcare professionals in Qatar using the theoretical domains framework: a mixed-methods approach. PLoS one [online], 13(10), article ID e0204987. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0204987

There is a need for theory-informed interventions to optimise medication reporting. This study aimed to quantify and explain behavioural determinants relating to error reporting of healthcare professionals in Qatar, as a basis of developing intervent... Read More about Exploring facilitators and barriers to medication error reporting among healthcare professionals in Qatar using the theoretical domains framework: a mixed-methods approach..

Perspectives of healthcare professionals in Qatar on causes of medication errors: a mixed methods study of safety culture. (2018)
Journal Article
STEWART, D., THOMAS, B., MACLURE, K., PALLIVALAPILA, A., EL KASSEM, W., AWAISU, A., MCLAY, J.S., WILBUR, K., WILBY, K., RYAN, C., DIJKSTRA, A., SINGH, R. and AL HAIL, M. 2018. Perspectives of healthcare professionals in Qatar on causes of medication errors: a mixed methods study of safety culture. PLoS one [online], 13(9), article ID e0204801. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0204801

Background: There is a lack of robust, rigorous mixed methods studies of patient safety culture generally and notably those which incorporate behavioural theories of change. The study aimed to quantify and explain key aspects of patient safety cultur... Read More about Perspectives of healthcare professionals in Qatar on causes of medication errors: a mixed methods study of safety culture..

Development of a tool to support community pharmacy engagement with patients who may be homeless. (2018)
Presentation / Conference
MACLURE, K., GIBSON SMITH, K., PAUDYAL, V. and STEWART, D. 2018. Development of a tool to support community pharmacy engagement with patients who may be homeless. Presented at the 78th International Pharmaceutical Federation (FIP) world congress of pharmacy and pharmaceutical sciences (FIP 2018), 2-6 September 2018, Glasgow, UK.

Background: Homelessness remains a global public health concern. A prior survey indicated the need for pharmacist training and coverage of the topic of homelessness around minimising impact of medicines use, referring for social support, confidence i... Read More about Development of a tool to support community pharmacy engagement with patients who may be homeless..

Exploring the role of pharmacy teams in Scottish GP practice: an interim analysis. (2018)
Presentation / Conference
STEWART, D., BENNIE, M., MACLURE, K., NEWHAM, R., GIBSON SMITH, K., CUNNINGHAM, S., BRUCE, R., FRY, S. and MACKERROW, J. 2018. Exploring the role of pharmacy teams in Scottish GP practice: an interim analysis. Presented at the 78th International Pharmaceutical Federation (FIP) world congress of pharmacy and pharmaceutical sciences (FIP 2018), 2-6 September 2018, Glasgow, UK.

Background: Scottish Government policy has highlighted the potential contribution of pharmacy teams, comprising pharmacists and pharmacy technicians, in GP practices in Scotland. Purpose: To explore the role of pharmacy teams in GP practices in Scotl... Read More about Exploring the role of pharmacy teams in Scottish GP practice: an interim analysis..

Technology-enabled pharmaceutical care in NHS Highland: equality of access to remote populations. (2018)
Presentation / Conference
MORRISON, C., MACLURE, K., GIBSON SMITH, K., HANNAM, P., DIXON, L., MACRAE, Y., CUNNINGHAM, S. and STEWART, D. 2018. Technology-enabled pharmaceutical care in NHS Highland: equality of access to remote populations. Presented at the 78th International Pharmaceutical Federation (FIP) world congress of pharmacy and pharmaceutical sciences (FIP 2018), 2-6 September 2018, Glasgow, UK.

Background: Equity of access to healthcare is a strategic priority in Scotland. Purpose: To evaluate the NHS Highland technology-enabled delivery of pharmaceutical care. Methods: A mixed-methods evaluation followed 3 remotely-based pharmacists who de... Read More about Technology-enabled pharmaceutical care in NHS Highland: equality of access to remote populations..

An evaluation of mental health clinical pharmacist prescribers within primary care medical practices in NHS Highland. (2018)
Presentation / Conference
MACLURE, K., STEWART, D., BUIST, E., MCLELLAND, R., SHAW, T., MACLURE, A., CUNNINGHAM, S., MACASKILL, K. and RUSHWORTH, G. 2018. An evaluation of mental health clinical pharmacist prescribers within primary care medical practices in NHS Highland. Presented at the 78th International Pharmaceutical Federation (FIP) world congress of pharmacy and pharmaceutical sciences (FIP 2018), 2-6 September 2018, Glasgow, UK.

Background: A pilot has been conducted during which a specialist mental health clinical pharmacist prescriber (SMHCPP) consulted with patients by appointment at one of two GP Practices. Purpose: To evaluate the SMHCPP delivered pharmaceutical care to... Read More about An evaluation of mental health clinical pharmacist prescribers within primary care medical practices in NHS Highland..

General public awareness of community pharmacy services in Scotland: the 'first port of call' study. (2018)
Presentation / Conference
MACLURE, K., CRAIG, G., BOYTER, A., MACLURE, A., POWER, A., OSPREY, A., MCGREGOR, A. and STEWART, D. 2018. General public awareness and views of community pharmacy services in Scotland: the 'first port of call' study. Presented at 78th International Federation of Pharmacists (FIP) world pharmacy and pharmaceutical sciences congress 2018 (FIP 2018), 2-6 September 2018, Glasgow, UK.

Background: The recently published 'Achieving Excellence in Pharmaceutical Care: a Strategy for Scotland' urges community pharmacy (CP) to make itself the 'first port of call' for healthcare advice. Purpose: To explore the Scottish general public's a... Read More about General public awareness of community pharmacy services in Scotland: the 'first port of call' study..

Polypharmacy. (2018)
Report
STEWART, D., BENNIE, M. and MAIR, A. 2018. Polypharmacy. Briefing paper 13, version 13.1. Glasgow: Scottish School of Primary Care [online]. Available from: http://www.sspc.ac.uk/media/media_617129_en.pdf

The improvement topic series is a set of briefing papers about areas of quality and safety which general practice clusters could usefully focus improvement activity on. They summarise research, guideline and other evidence about areas of care which c... Read More about Polypharmacy..

A systematic review of clinicians' views and experiences of direct-acting oral anticoagulants in the management of non-valvular atrial fibrillation. (2018)
Journal Article
GENERALOVA, D., CUNNINGHAM, S., LESLIE, S.J., RUSHWORTH, G.F., MCIVER, L. and STEWART, D. 2018. A systematic review of clinicians' views and experiences of direct-acting oral anticoagulants in the management of non-valvular atrial fibrillation. British journal of clinical pharmacology [online], 84(12), pages 2692-2703. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1111/bcp.13739

Introduction: While a plethora of systematic reviews have provided evidence of efficacy, effectiveness and safety of direct-acting oral anticoagulants (DOACs) in the management of non-valvular atrial fibrillation (AF), there has been little emphasis... Read More about A systematic review of clinicians' views and experiences of direct-acting oral anticoagulants in the management of non-valvular atrial fibrillation..

Patients' lived experiences of cytotoxic medications prescribed for the management of malignant solid tumours: a systematic review. (2018)
Other
BRINCAT, A., STEWART, D., WEIDMANN, A. and VELLA BONANNO, P. 2018. Patients' lived experiences of cytotoxic medications prescribed for the management of malignant solid tumours: a systematic review. [Protocol]. PROSPERO [online], item number CRD42016048457. Available from: http://www.crd.york.ac.uk/PROSPERO/display_record.php?ID=CRD42016048457

The aim of the systematic review is to critically appraise, synthesise and present the available evidence of patients' lived experiences of cytotoxic medications prescribed for the management of malignant solid tumours. In relation to the patients ph... Read More about Patients' lived experiences of cytotoxic medications prescribed for the management of malignant solid tumours: a systematic review..

A qualitative study of the perspectives of older people in remote Scotland on accessibility to healthcare, medicines and medicines-taking. (2018)
Journal Article
STEWART, D., GIBSON-SMITH, K., CUNNINGHAM, S., PFLEGER, S and RUSHWORTH, G. 2018. A qualitative study of the perspectives of older people in remote Scotland on accessibility to healthcare, medicines and medicines-taking. International journal of clinical pharmacy [online], 40(5), pages 1300-1308. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/s11096-018-0684-y

Background: Recent evidence highlights the disproportionate rates of health inequality often experienced within remote and rural communities. Access to medicines within remote and rural communities may also prove problematic. Objective: The aim was t... Read More about A qualitative study of the perspectives of older people in remote Scotland on accessibility to healthcare, medicines and medicines-taking..