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An investigation of cancer survival inequalities associated with individual-level socio-economic status, area-level deprivation, and contextual effects, in a cancer patient cohort in England and Wales (2022)
Journal Article
Ingleby, F. C., Woods, L. M., Atherton, I. M., Baker, M., Elliss-Brookes, L., & Belot, A. (2022). An investigation of cancer survival inequalities associated with individual-level socio-economic status, area-level deprivation, and contextual effects, in a cancer patient cohort in England and Wales. BMC Public Health, 22, https://doi.org/10.1186/s12889-022-12525-1

Background People living in more deprived areas of high-income countries have lower cancer survival than those in less deprived areas. However, associations between individual-level socio-economic circumstances and cancer survival are relatively poo... Read More about An investigation of cancer survival inequalities associated with individual-level socio-economic status, area-level deprivation, and contextual effects, in a cancer patient cohort in England and Wales.

Provider‐related barriers and enablers to the provision of hepatitis C treatment by General Practitioners in Scotland: A behaviour change analysis (2020)
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Whiteley, D., Speakman, E., Elliott, L., Davidson, K., Hamilton, E., Jarvis, H., …Flowers, P. (2021). Provider‐related barriers and enablers to the provision of hepatitis C treatment by General Practitioners in Scotland: A behaviour change analysis. Journal of Viral Hepatitis, 28(3), 528-537. https://doi.org/10.1111/jvh.13443

The ease of Direct Acting Antiviral (DAA) medications for hepatitis C virus (HCV) has provided an opportunity to decentralise HCV treatment into community settings. However, the role of non-specialist clinicians in community-based pathways has recei... Read More about Provider‐related barriers and enablers to the provision of hepatitis C treatment by General Practitioners in Scotland: A behaviour change analysis.

Transition into remote and rural nurse education and careers: a qualitative study of student nurses (2020)
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Kyle, R. G., Beattie, M., & Smith, A. (2020). Transition into remote and rural nurse education and careers: a qualitative study of student nurses. Journal of Research in Nursing, 25(6-7), 509-520. https://doi.org/10.1177/1744987120908911

Background: Global nurse shortages present a threat to the sustainability of remote and rural healthcare. Interventions have been developed to support recruitment and retention of nurses that focus on providing pre-nursing experience for school pupil... Read More about Transition into remote and rural nurse education and careers: a qualitative study of student nurses.

Sun protection education for adolescents: a feasibility study of a wait-list controlled trial of an intervention involving a presentation, action planning, and SMS messages and using objective measurement of sun exposure (2020)
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Hubbard, G., Cherrie, J., Gray, J., Kyle, R. G., Nioi, A., Wendelboe-Nelson, C., …Dombrowski, S. (2020). Sun protection education for adolescents: a feasibility study of a wait-list controlled trial of an intervention involving a presentation, action planning, and SMS messages and using objective measurement of sun exposure. BMC Public Health, 20, https://doi.org/10.1186/s12889-020-8265-0

Background: People increase their risk of melanoma unless they are protected from the harmful effects of sun exposure during childhood and adolescence. We aimed to assess the feasibility of a three-component sun protection intervention- presentation,... Read More about Sun protection education for adolescents: a feasibility study of a wait-list controlled trial of an intervention involving a presentation, action planning, and SMS messages and using objective measurement of sun exposure.

Population health as a 'platform' for nurse education: A qualitative study of nursing leaders (2019)
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Lasater, K., Atherton, I. M., & Kyle, R. G. (2020). Population health as a 'platform' for nurse education: A qualitative study of nursing leaders. Nurse Education Today, 86, Article 104313. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nedt.2019.104313

Background: Challenges to the sustainability of global healthcare systems are prompting a shift towards more population-focused models of care. Nurse educators need to develop courses that prepare students for population health practice. However, the... Read More about Population health as a 'platform' for nurse education: A qualitative study of nursing leaders.

Adolescents in Scotland: Challenges and Opportunities for Sexual Risk Reduction (2019)
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Morrison-Beedy, D., Martin, C. H., Pow, J., & Elliott, L. (2019). Adolescents in Scotland: Challenges and Opportunities for Sexual Risk Reduction. Journal of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care, 30(6), 619-629. https://doi.org/10.1097/jnc.0000000000000095

Sexually transmitted infections, HIV, and unplanned pregnancy challenge the health of Scottish teens. We conducted focus groups with teens (ages 16-19 years) recruited from an urban youth cafe in Edinburgh and assessed sexual risk-taking and protecti... Read More about Adolescents in Scotland: Challenges and Opportunities for Sexual Risk Reduction.

Zooming out to prioritise population health in nurse education (2019)
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Lasater, K., Kyle, R. G., & Atherton, I. M. (2019). Zooming out to prioritise population health in nurse education. Collegian, 26(5), 511-513. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.colegn.2019.09.007

In this Editorial, we argue that zooming out to prioritise population health in nurse education can: (1) Redefine population health as praxis; (2) Reposition nursing as a significant part of the movement to address global health care challenges; (3)... Read More about Zooming out to prioritise population health in nurse education.

Evaluating the population impact of hepatitis C direct acting antiviral treatment as prevention for people who inject drugs (EPIToPe) – a natural experiment (protocol) (2019)
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Hickman, M., Dillon, J. F., Elliott, L., De Angelis, D., Vickerman, P., Foster, G., …Hutchinson, S. J. (2019). Evaluating the population impact of hepatitis C direct acting antiviral treatment as prevention for people who inject drugs (EPIToPe) – a natural experiment (protocol). BMJ Open, 9(9), Article e029538. https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2019-029538

Hepatitis C virus (HCV) is the second largest contributor to liver disease in the UK, with injecting drug use as the main risk factor among the estimated 200 000 people currently infected. Despite effective prevention interventions, chronic HCV preva... Read More about Evaluating the population impact of hepatitis C direct acting antiviral treatment as prevention for people who inject drugs (EPIToPe) – a natural experiment (protocol).

Dramatic Effect - enhancing nurse education through performance (2019)
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Mahoney, C., Bastow, F., & Harper-McDonald, B. (2019, September). Dramatic Effect - enhancing nurse education through performance. Paper presented at RAISE Annual Conference, Newcastle Upon Tyne

Health and social care integration (HCI) is an important policy priority across the United Kingdom. HCI is a complex process, not least because it results in blurring and redefinition of professional roles. Because nurses are at the forefront of HCI... Read More about Dramatic Effect - enhancing nurse education through performance.

Dying For Change (2019)
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Glover, G., O'Leary, L., Shooshtari, S., Taggart, L., Trollor, J., & Hatton, C. (2019). Dying For Change. Journal of Intellectual Disability Research, 63(7), 633-639. https://doi.org/10.1111/jir.12650

Purpose: To discuss the premature deaths of people with intellectual disabilities internationally, what is being done and what is needed to make a real difference. Rationale: People with intellectual disabilities are dying much younger than other... Read More about Dying For Change.

Pilot feasibility study of the Walking Away from Diabetes programme for adults with intellectual disabilities in two further education colleges: Process evaluation findings (2019)
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Maine, A., Brown, M. J., Dickson, A., & Truesdale, M. (2019). Pilot feasibility study of the Walking Away from Diabetes programme for adults with intellectual disabilities in two further education colleges: Process evaluation findings. Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 32(5), 1034-1046. https://doi.org/10.1111/jar.12593

Background: People with intellectual disabilities (ID) remain at high risk of developing type 2 diabetes (T2D) due to lifestyle associated risk factors. Educational programs have been adapted for people with ID targeting ongoing T2D self-management.... Read More about Pilot feasibility study of the Walking Away from Diabetes programme for adults with intellectual disabilities in two further education colleges: Process evaluation findings.

Testing the expert based weights used in the UK’s Index of Multiple Deprivation (IMD) against three preference-based methods (2019)
Journal Article
Watson, V., Dibben, C., Cox, M., Atherton, I., Sutton, M., & Ryan, M. (2019). Testing the expert based weights used in the UK’s Index of Multiple Deprivation (IMD) against three preference-based methods. Social Indicators Research, 144(3), 1055-1074. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11205-018-02054-z

The Index of Multiple Deprivation (IMD), used widely in England, is an important tool for social need and inequality identification. It summarises deprivation across seven dimensions (income, employment, health, education, housing and services, envir... Read More about Testing the expert based weights used in the UK’s Index of Multiple Deprivation (IMD) against three preference-based methods.

Does living in areas of relatively high population density, within western developed countries, increase one's risk of developing non-communicable disease? A systematic review of the literature (2019)
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Carnegie, E. (2019). Does living in areas of relatively high population density, within western developed countries, increase one's risk of developing non-communicable disease? A systematic review of the literature

Elaine Carnegie. Does living in areas of relatively high population density, within western developed countries, increase one's risk of developing non-communicable disease? A systematic review of the literature. PROSPERO 2019 CRD42019119391 Available... Read More about Does living in areas of relatively high population density, within western developed countries, increase one's risk of developing non-communicable disease? A systematic review of the literature.

Using Foucauldian Discourse Analysis to Analyze Young Women’s Constructions of the Human Papillomavirus Vaccine (2018)
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Gray Brunton, C., Todorova, I., Petrova, D., Carnegie, E., & Whittaker, A. (2018). Using Foucauldian Discourse Analysis to Analyze Young Women’s Constructions of the Human Papillomavirus Vaccine. Sage Research Methods Cases, https://doi.org/10.4135/9781526440235

This case study introduces the reader to Foucauldian discourse analysis (FDA) as applied to a cross-cultural project around young women’s constructions of the Human Papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine. We introduce common qualitative research approaches in... Read More about Using Foucauldian Discourse Analysis to Analyze Young Women’s Constructions of the Human Papillomavirus Vaccine.

Health-related behaviors of nurses and other healthcare professionals: a cross-sectional study using the Scottish Health Survey (2018)
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Schneider, A., Bak, M., Mahoney, C., Hoyle, L., Ba, K., Atherton, I. M., & Kyle, R. G. (2019). Health-related behaviors of nurses and other healthcare professionals: a cross-sectional study using the Scottish Health Survey. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 75(6), 1239-1251. https://doi.org/10.1111/jan.13926

Aims: To estimate the prevalence and co-occurrence of health-related behaviours among nurses in Scotland relative to other healthcare workers and those in non-healthcare occupations. Design: Secondary analysis of nationally representative cross-sect... Read More about Health-related behaviors of nurses and other healthcare professionals: a cross-sectional study using the Scottish Health Survey.

Qualitative exploration of the barriers to, and facilitators of, screening children for autism spectrum disorder in Oman (2018)
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Al Maskari, T., Melville, C., Al Farsi, Y., Wahid, R., & Willis, D. (2020). Qualitative exploration of the barriers to, and facilitators of, screening children for autism spectrum disorder in Oman. Early Child Development and Care, 190(11), 1762-1777. https://doi.org/10.1080/03004430.2018.1550084

Few studies explored the challenges associated with screening of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) in Arab and Middle Eastern countries. This study aims to explore the facilitators of and barriers to screening for ASD in Oman. The study reported the ini... Read More about Qualitative exploration of the barriers to, and facilitators of, screening children for autism spectrum disorder in Oman.

An evaluation of mainstream type 2 diabetes educational programmes in relation to the needs of people with intellectual disabilities: A systematic review of the literature (2018)
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Brown, M. J., Maine, A., Brown, M. .., Dickson, A., & Truesdale, M. (2018). An evaluation of mainstream type 2 diabetes educational programmes in relation to the needs of people with intellectual disabilities: A systematic review of the literature. Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 32(2), 256-279. https://doi.org/10.1111/jar.12544

Background Risk reduction and self‐management programs for type 2 diabetes (T2D) are commonplace. However, little is known about their appropriateness for people with intellectual disabilities (ID). This review evaluates successful components and th... Read More about An evaluation of mainstream type 2 diabetes educational programmes in relation to the needs of people with intellectual disabilities: A systematic review of the literature.