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The views of young women on HPV vaccine communication in four European countries. (2015)
Journal Article
Petrova, D., Gray Brunton, C., Jaeger, M., Lenneis, A., Muñoz, R., Garcia-Retamero, R., & Todorova, I. (2015). The views of young women on HPV vaccine communication in four European countries. Current HIV Research, 13(5), 347-358

The Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) is the most common sexually transmitted infection (STI) and can cause cervical cancer. Two vaccines are available to protect against the most common strands of the virus. Vaccination programs differ across Europe but m... Read More about The views of young women on HPV vaccine communication in four European countries..

Young Women's Constructions of the HPV Vaccine: A Cross-Cultural, Qualitative Study in Scotland, Spain, Serbia and Bulgaria (2013)
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Gray Brunton, C., Farver, I., Jaeger, M., Lenneis, A., Parve, K., Patarcic, D., …Todorova, I. (2013). Young Women's Constructions of the HPV Vaccine: A Cross-Cultural, Qualitative Study in Scotland, Spain, Serbia and Bulgaria. International Journal of Behavioral Medicine, https://doi.org/10.1007/s12529-013-9357-3

Background: Following international trends, the HPV (human papilloma virus) vaccine was introduced in Europe for protection against infection from common strands of the HPV virus which can lead to cervical cancer. Young women aged 18–26 years are at... Read More about Young Women's Constructions of the HPV Vaccine: A Cross-Cultural, Qualitative Study in Scotland, Spain, Serbia and Bulgaria.

‘Just that Little Bit of Doubt’: Scottish Parents', Teenage Girls' and Health Professionals' Views of the MMR, H1N1 and HPV Vaccines (2013)
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Kennedy, C., Gray Brunton, C., & Hogg, R. (2013). ‘Just that Little Bit of Doubt’: Scottish Parents', Teenage Girls' and Health Professionals' Views of the MMR, H1N1 and HPV Vaccines. International Journal of Behavioral Medicine, https://doi.org/10.1007/s12529-013-9356-4

Background Parental decision making about childhood vaccinations is complex and the vaccination schedule everchanging. Vaccination may be controversial even in countries with historically high vaccination rates such as Scotland. Health behaviour mo... Read More about ‘Just that Little Bit of Doubt’: Scottish Parents', Teenage Girls' and Health Professionals' Views of the MMR, H1N1 and HPV Vaccines.

Supporting the case for “progressive universalism” in health visiting: Scottish mothers and health visitors’ perspectives on targeting and rationing health visiting services, with a focus on the Lothian Child Concern Model (2012)
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Hogg, R., Kennedy, C., Gray Brunton, C., & Hanley, J. (2012). Supporting the case for “progressive universalism” in health visiting: Scottish mothers and health visitors’ perspectives on targeting and rationing health visiting services, with a focus on the Lothian Child Concern Model. Journal of Clinical Nursing, 22, 240-250. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2702.2012.04224.x

Aims. To explore parents and professionals’ experience of family assessment in health visiting (public health nursing), with a focus on the Lothian Child Concern Model (LCCM). Background. Health visitors (HVs) currently assess families as requiring... Read More about Supporting the case for “progressive universalism” in health visiting: Scottish mothers and health visitors’ perspectives on targeting and rationing health visiting services, with a focus on the Lothian Child Concern Model.

Three into one don't go (2012)
Journal Article
Gray Brunton, C. (2012). Three into one don't go. Nursing Standard, 26, 69

Attempts to consolidate three specialist community nursing roles into one generalist post in community nursing in Scotland have prompted opposition.

Professional boundary work in the face of change to generalist working in community nursing in Scotland (2011)
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Hogg, R., Gray Brunton, C., & Kennedy, C. (2011). Professional boundary work in the face of change to generalist working in community nursing in Scotland. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 67, 1695-1704. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2648.2010.05601.x

Aim.  The present study explored how community nurses and managers constituted changes towards generalist working. Background.  Following international trends moving from acute care towards community care, changes within community nursing in the U... Read More about Professional boundary work in the face of change to generalist working in community nursing in Scotland.

The complexities of trust in the delivery of childhood vaccines in Scotland: A qualitative study (2011)
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Kennedy, C., & Gray Brunton, C. (2011). The complexities of trust in the delivery of childhood vaccines in Scotland: A qualitative study. Psychology and Health, 26, https://doi.org/10.1080/08870446.2011.617182

Background: The objective was to explore the challenges for health professionals in delivering controversial vaccines, the Measles, Mumps and Rubella (MMR) vaccine, and newly introduced vaccines, the Human Papillomavirus (HPV) and Influenzae H1N1 vac... Read More about The complexities of trust in the delivery of childhood vaccines in Scotland: A qualitative study.

The discursive construction of risk and responsibility in childhood vaccinations: a qualitative study of parental talk in Scotland (2010)
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Kennedy, C., & Gray Brunton, C. (2010). The discursive construction of risk and responsibility in childhood vaccinations: a qualitative study of parental talk in Scotland. Psychology and Health, 25, 38-39. https://doi.org/10.1080/08870446.2010.502659

Objective: The objective of the study was to explore how discourses of risk and responsibility were represented in parental talk about childhood vaccinations from one health area in Scotland. Methods: Qualitative methods were adopted to explore the... Read More about The discursive construction of risk and responsibility in childhood vaccinations: a qualitative study of parental talk in Scotland.

Negotiating the ‘good parent’: Parental talk about their child’s ADHD diagnosis (2008)
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Gray Brunton, C. (2008). Negotiating the ‘good parent’: Parental talk about their child’s ADHD diagnosis. Psychology and Health, 23, 133. https://doi.org/10.1080/08870440802299543

Background: ADHD is a contemporary and contested public health area, with rising diagnoses predicted in European contexts due to increased use of American classification. Parents are important in the diagnostic process and care for childhood ADHD and... Read More about Negotiating the ‘good parent’: Parental talk about their child’s ADHD diagnosis.