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Understanding for whom, under what conditions, and how an integrated approach to atrial fibrillation service delivery works: a realist review (2024)
Journal Article
Pearsons, A., Hanson, C., Hendriks, J., & Neubeck, L. (online). Understanding for whom, under what conditions, and how an integrated approach to atrial fibrillation service delivery works: a realist review. European Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing, Arti

Aims To understand for whom, under what conditions, and how an integrated approach to atrial fibrillation service delivery works (or does not work). Methods and Results A realist review of integrated approaches to atrial fibrillation service d... Read More about Understanding for whom, under what conditions, and how an integrated approach to atrial fibrillation service delivery works: a realist review.

General practitioners’ perceptions on opportunistic single-time point screening for atrial fibrillation: A European quantitative survey (2023)
Journal Article
Vermunicht, P., Grecu, M., Deharo, J., Buckley, C. M., Palà, E., Mairesse, G. H., Farkowski, M. M., Bergonti, M., Pürerfellner, H., Hanson, C. L., Neubeck, L., Freedman, B., Witt, H., Hills, M. T., Lund, J., Giskes, K., Engler, D., Schnabel, R. B., Heid

Background: There is no clear guidance on how to implement opportunistic atrial fibrillation (AF) screening in daily clinical practice. Objectives: This study evaluated the perception of general practitioners (GPs) about value and practicalities of i... Read More about General practitioners’ perceptions on opportunistic single-time point screening for atrial fibrillation: A European quantitative survey.

Access to HIV/AIDS or TB care among refugees in Kampala, Uganda: exploring the enablers and barriers during the COVID-19 pandemic (2022)
Journal Article
Palattiyil, G., Kisaakyeb, P., Mwenyango, H., Katongole, S., Mulekya, F., Sidhva, D., …Bukuluki, P. (2022). Access to HIV/AIDS or TB care among refugees in Kampala, Uganda: exploring the enablers and barriers during the COVID-19 pandemic. Journal of Mig

The rapid spread of COVID-19 has overwhelmed the existing health care systems, finding it challenging to provide essential health services besides the COVID-19 response interventions. Refugees are disproportionately affected by the COVID-19 pandemic... Read More about Access to HIV/AIDS or TB care among refugees in Kampala, Uganda: exploring the enablers and barriers during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Adolescent sexual behaviour in a refugee setting in Uganda (2021)
Journal Article
Bukuluki, P., Kisaakye, P., Mwenyango, H., & Palattiyil, G. (2021). Adolescent sexual behaviour in a refugee setting in Uganda. Reproductive Health, 18(1), Article 131. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12978-021-01181-0

Background Children under 18 years old constituted more than half (52%) of the refugee population in 2017. Adolescent Sexual and reproductive health is an essential component of primary health care. Yet, not every refugee adolescent is able to acces... Read More about Adolescent sexual behaviour in a refugee setting in Uganda.

Adapting “MOVE” to Accelerate VMMC Coverage for HIV Prevention in Priority Populations: Implementation Experiences from Uganda’s Military Settings (2021)
Journal Article
Nyanzi, A., Lugada, E., Bwayo, D., Kasujja, V., Wamundu, C., Kak, N., …Seruwagi, G. (2021). Adapting “MOVE” to Accelerate VMMC Coverage for HIV Prevention in Priority Populations: Implementation Experiences from Uganda’s Military Settings. Intern

This paper describes the WHO’s Model of Optimizing Volumes and Efficiencies (MOVE), adapted by the University Research Council (URC) - Department of Defense HIV/AIDS Prevention Program (DHAPP) to rapidly scale up Voluntary Medical Male Circumcision (... Read More about Adapting “MOVE” to Accelerate VMMC Coverage for HIV Prevention in Priority Populations: Implementation Experiences from Uganda’s Military Settings.

Cochrane EPOC Protocol Providing medication adherence feedback to healthcare providers. The effect on care and outcomes. Protocol for a Cochrane review update Authors
Preprint / Working Paper
Hassett, R., Sabatier, B., Savoldelli, V., Mair, A., Hanley, J., Dima, A., & Paterson, R. (2022). Cochrane EPOC Protocol Providing medication adherence feedback to healthcare providers. The effect on care and outcomes. Protocol for a Cochrane review updat

This is a protocol for a Cochrane Review (update). Background Key barriers to effectively supporting adherence include poor awareness amongst healthcare professionals (HCPs), scarce clinical tools and interventions, and suboptimal patient-provide... Read More about Cochrane EPOC Protocol Providing medication adherence feedback to healthcare providers. The effect on care and outcomes. Protocol for a Cochrane review update Authors.

Evaluation of New Models of Primary Care in Scotland: Lanarkshire Case Study (2019)
Report
Jani, B., Thomas, L., Wood, K., Saunders, K., Cunningham, Y., Murray, V., …Mair, F. S. (2019). Evaluation of New Models of Primary Care in Scotland: Lanarkshire Case Study. Glasgow: Scottish Government

Over recent years, the Scottish Government (SG) has progressed a raft of major new policy developments that aim to transform health and social care, with primary care being at the heart of these changes. In 2015, SG established a Primary Care Develo... Read More about Evaluation of New Models of Primary Care in Scotland: Lanarkshire Case Study.

Supporting the learning experience of health‐related profession students during clinical placements with technology: A systematic review (2022)
Journal Article
Jones, A., Wilson, I., McClean, S., Kerr, D., & Breen, C. (2022). Supporting the learning experience of health‐related profession students during clinical placements with technology: A systematic review. Review of Education, 10(2), Article e3364. https:

High quality clinical education is a fundamental component of undergraduate health-related professions programmes. Technological interventions offer potential to support and enhance student learning experiences during clinical placements, i.e. away f... Read More about Supporting the learning experience of health‐related profession students during clinical placements with technology: A systematic review.

Can sensory integration have a role in multi‐element behavioural intervention? An evaluation of factors associated with the management of challenging behaviour in community adult learning disability services (2020)
Journal Article
McGill, C., & Breen, C. J. (2020). Can sensory integration have a role in multi‐element behavioural intervention? An evaluation of factors associated with the management of challenging behaviour in community adult learning disability services. British J

1.1 Introduction Adults with complex needs and severe learning disability present as a serious management problem within the community. Restrictive interventions are often used to manage adults with these issues, even though best practice recommends... Read More about Can sensory integration have a role in multi‐element behavioural intervention? An evaluation of factors associated with the management of challenging behaviour in community adult learning disability services.

How to evaluate the Scottish shortened midwifery programme – an exploration of stakeholders’ perceptions (2022)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
Crozier, S., Kuipers, Y., McLuckie, C., & Norris, G. (2022, November). How to evaluate the Scottish shortened midwifery programme – an exploration of stakeholders’ perceptions. Paper presented at Scotland Maternity and Midwifery Festival, Edinburgh

The presentation will outline the development of a new shortened midwifery programme in Scotland, the stakeholder-led participatory approach to evaluation and the emerging themes of interest for the management and leadership of midwifery education an... Read More about How to evaluate the Scottish shortened midwifery programme – an exploration of stakeholders’ perceptions.

Building a Sustainable Dental Practice (2023)
Book Chapter
Ballantyne, G., Viviana, C., Valbuena, C., Armstrong, N., & Duane, B. (2023). Building a Sustainable Dental Practice. In B. Duane (Ed.), Sustainable Dentistry: Making a Difference. Cham: Springer

The greatest challenges we currently face as a society are the twin, interconnected threats of climate change and biodiversity loss. They will jeopardise our future if we go about business as usual. This chapter focuses on more sustainable constructi... Read More about Building a Sustainable Dental Practice.

Climate change aggravating migration and health issues in the African context: The views and direct experiences of a community of interest in the field (2023)
Journal Article
Trummer, U., Ali, T., Mosca, D., Mukuruva, B., Mwenyango, H., & Novak-Zezula, S. (2023). Climate change aggravating migration and health issues in the African context: The views and direct experiences of a community of interest in the field. Journal of Mi

Climate change is an increasingly important theme in Africa, where a large majority of its people depend on livestock and agricultural activities for livelihood. Concurrently, the topic of health of migrants and people on the move is rapidly raising... Read More about Climate change aggravating migration and health issues in the African context: The views and direct experiences of a community of interest in the field.

Exploring the Development Requirements for Virtual Reality Gait Analysis (2019)
Journal Article
Khan, M. S., Charissis, V., & Sakellariou, S. (2019). Exploring the Development Requirements for Virtual Reality Gait Analysis. Multimodal Technologies and Interaction, 3(2), Article 24. https://doi.org/10.3390/mti3020024

The hip joint is highly prone to traumatic and degenerative pathologies resulting in irregular locomotion. Monitoring and treatment depend on high-end technology facilities requiring physician and patient co-location, thus limiting access to speciali... Read More about Exploring the Development Requirements for Virtual Reality Gait Analysis.

Clinician perception of pathological narcissism in females: a vignette-based study (2023)
Journal Article
Green, A., MacLean, R., & Charles, K. (2023). Clinician perception of pathological narcissism in females: a vignette-based study. Frontiers in Psychology, 14, Article 1090746. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2023.1090746

The DSM-5 reports that up to 75% of those diagnosed with Narcissistic Personality Disorder (NPD) are males, which denotes that narcissism is a clinical phenomenon that operates differently in men and women. Vulnerable narcissism, which tends to be mo... Read More about Clinician perception of pathological narcissism in females: a vignette-based study.

Does the sheer prevalence of lung diseases such as asthma and COPD lead to the overlooking of restrictive pulmonary defects? (2009)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
Tahir, M., O’Byrne, L., Starren, E., Roberts, N. J., Haffenden, R., Patel, I., & Partridge, M. (2009). Does the sheer prevalence of lung diseases such as asthma and COPD lead to the overlooking of restrictive pulmonary defects?. Thorax, 64(suppl 4)

Introduction: Use of spirometry enhances diagnostic accuracy. This report concerns one aspect of evaluation of the first 3.5 years of a community respiratory assessment unit. Methods Referral forms, nurses’ records and results of investigations of pa... Read More about Does the sheer prevalence of lung diseases such as asthma and COPD lead to the overlooking of restrictive pulmonary defects?.

P229 Choose and book: not a patient-centred service? (2010)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
O'Byrne, L., Roberts, N., & Partridge, M. R. (2010). P229 Choose and book: not a patient-centred service?. Thorax, 65(suppl 4), A173. https://doi.org/10.1136/thx.2010.151068.30

Introduction As part of another study we monitored Choose and Book (C&B) referrals attending our respiratory clinic and asked their views on their referral process. High non-attendance and limited patient choice with the C&B system has previously bee... Read More about P229 Choose and book: not a patient-centred service?.

Nurses' Perceptions regarding Types of Aggressive Behaviour displayed by Patients in a Selected Psychiatric Hospital in Lesotho (2021)
Journal Article
Rathobei, L., Nyangu, I., & Dube, M. (2021). Nurses' Perceptions regarding Types of Aggressive Behaviour displayed by Patients in a Selected Psychiatric Hospital in Lesotho. Africa Journal of Nursing and Midwifery, 23(1), Article 8325. https://doi.org/10.

Aggressive behaviour of inpatients in mental health facilities occurs globally and is a serious nursing problem. Consequently, there is insufficient research studies conducted among nurses regarding the types of aggressive behaviour displayed by pati... Read More about Nurses' Perceptions regarding Types of Aggressive Behaviour displayed by Patients in a Selected Psychiatric Hospital in Lesotho.

P34 What Is Integrated Care And What Is The Value Of An Integrated Respiratory Specialist? (2014)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
Roberts, N., Ward, M., Patel, I., Yorke, J., Williams, J., Walters, R., …Edwards, S. (2014). P34 What Is Integrated Care And What Is The Value Of An Integrated Respiratory Specialist?. Thorax, 69(suppl 2), A92. https://doi.org/10.1136/thoraxjnl-2014-206

Aim The way we deliver healthcare in the UK is changing, joining up care between the different health sectors has created a new field of “integrated care”. Recent publications from the Kings Fund, Nuffield Trust and National Voices has shown that it... Read More about P34 What Is Integrated Care And What Is The Value Of An Integrated Respiratory Specialist?.

Educational content and style of delivery in pulmonary rehabilitation (PR): a review (2018)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
Roberts, N., Kidd, L., Kirkwood, K., Cross, J., & Partridge, M. (2018). Educational content and style of delivery in pulmonary rehabilitation (PR): a review. Thorax, 73(suppl 4), A6. https://doi.org/10.1136/thorax-2018-212555.12

Background: PR is a core component of COPD management with well recognised benefits. PR aims to equip participants with the right tools to take control of their condition and structured education features as a key approach to this. There is, however,... Read More about Educational content and style of delivery in pulmonary rehabilitation (PR): a review.

P107 Non completers in pulmonary rehabilitation – are they activated? (2018)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
Roberts, N., & McNarry, S. (2018). P107 Non completers in pulmonary rehabilitation – are they activated?. Thorax, 73(suppl 4), A160. https://doi.org/10.1136/thorax-2018-212555.265

Background: Identifying potential participants who do not complete pulmonary rehabilitation (PR) programmes is a continuing problem. This study looked at the usefulness of the Patient Activation Measure tool to predict non-attendance. Methods: A c... Read More about P107 Non completers in pulmonary rehabilitation – are they activated?.