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Antwerp's 'Black mirror' of midwifery practice and education: forecasting the future (2022)
Presentation / Conference
Kuipers, Y., Bleijenbergh, R., & Mestdagh, E. (2022, February). Antwerp's 'Black mirror' of midwifery practice and education: forecasting the future. Paper presented at CARE4: International Scientific Nursing and Midwifery Conference, Online

Background: Obstetrics and midwifery are changing rapidly due to maternal demographic evolutions, risk-management, policy changes and medical-technological developments. Without a doubt, all these aspects have an impact on the future of the midwifery... Read More about Antwerp's 'Black mirror' of midwifery practice and education: forecasting the future.

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.

The Potential of Friendship: A Case for Social Resilience and New Care Optics (2021)
Journal Article
Kulpa, R., & Ludwin, K. (2021). The Potential of Friendship: A Case for Social Resilience and New Care Optics. interalia: a journal of queer studies, 16, 82-94. https://doi.org/10.51897/interalia/rgrq6813

In this article, we call for greater recognition of friendship as a basic social relation that should play a pivotal role in re-imagining social resilience if it is to be future-proof in the face of social upheaval, such as the current pandemic. Draw... Read More about The Potential of Friendship: A Case for Social Resilience and New Care Optics.

Public Understanding of Trafficking in Human Beings in Great Britain, Hungary and Ukraine (2019)
Journal Article
Sharapov, K. (2019). Public Understanding of Trafficking in Human Beings in Great Britain, Hungary and Ukraine. Anti-trafficking review, 13, 30-49. https://doi.org/10.14197/atr.201219133

This article provides a summary of research undertaken to investigate public awareness and understanding of human trafficking in Great Britain, Ukraine, and Hungary. Responding to the lack of reliable empirical data on this issue, the research relies... Read More about Public Understanding of Trafficking in Human Beings in Great Britain, Hungary and Ukraine.

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.

Practices of community representatives in exploiting information channels for citizen engagement (2017)
Presentation / Conference
Cruickshank, P., Ryan, B., & Hall, H. (2017, June). Practices of community representatives in exploiting information channels for citizen engagement. Paper presented at i3: Information: Interactions and impact, Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen

This extended abstract presents results of an investigation of the practices of community representatives (in this case: Community Councillors in Scotland) in exploiting information channels for citizen engagement.

Instruments to measure patient experience of healthcare quality in hospitals: a systematic review (2015)
Journal Article
Beattie, M., Murphy, D. J., Atherton, I., & Lauder, W. (2015). Instruments to measure patient experience of healthcare quality in hospitals: a systematic review. Systematic Reviews, 4(1), https://doi.org/10.1186/s13643-015-0089-0

Improving and sustaining the quality of hospital care is an international challenge. Patient experience data can be used to target improvement and research. However, the use of patient experience data has been hindered by confusion over multiple inst... Read More about Instruments to measure patient experience of healthcare quality in hospitals: a systematic review.

Instruments to measure patient experience of health care quality in hospitals: a systematic review protocol. (2014)
Journal Article
Beattie, M., Lauder, W., Atherton, I., & Murphy, D. J. (2014). Instruments to measure patient experience of health care quality in hospitals: a systematic review protocol. Systematic Reviews, 3, https://doi.org/10.1186/2046-4053-3-4

Improving and sustaining the quality of care in hospitals is an intractable and persistent challenge. The patients’ experience of the quality of hospital care can provide insightful feedback to enable clinical teams to direct quality improvement effo... Read More about Instruments to measure patient experience of health care quality in hospitals: a systematic review protocol..