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  • A qualitative formative evaluation of a patient centered patient safety intervention delivered in collaboration with hospital volunteers 

    Louch G, O’Hara J and Mohammed MA (2017) A qualitative formative evaluation of a patient centered patient safety intervention delivered in a collaboration with hospital volunteers. Health Expectations. Accepted for Publication.
    Background Evidence suggests that patients can meaningfully feed back to healthcare providers about the safety of their care. The PRASE (Patient Reporting and Action for a Safe Environment) intervention provides a way ...
  • Double contrast barium enema. eLearning module 

    Culpan, Gary (2013) Double contrast barium enema. eLearning module within: Image Interpretation; a Society and College of Radiographers (SCOR) project. Forming part of the Health Education England, eLearning for Health (e-LfH) project. Available at: http://www.e-lfh.org.uk/programmes/image-interpretation. Accessed 20/04/2017.
    This session considers the double contrast barium enema examination (DCBE) in investigation of bowel pathology and discusses its place alongside other imaging modalities and alternative investigations. Tips on equipment ...
  • Food insecurity and socio-demographic characteristics in two UK ethnic groups: an analysis of women in the Born in Bradford cohort 

    Power M, Uphoff EP, Stewart-Knox B, Small N, Doherty B and Pickett KE (2017) Food insecurity and socio-demographic characteristics in two UK ethnic groups: an analysis of women in the Born in Bradford cohort. Journal of Public Health (Oxf). 1-9. DOI: 10.1093/pubmed/fdx029
    Background The use of foodbanks has risen sharply in the UK; however, the epidemiology of UK food insecurity is undeveloped. This study contributes to the field by analysing socio-demographic risk factors for food insecurity ...
  • What do we know about brief interventions for physical activity that could be delivered in primary care consultations? A systematic review of reviews 

    Lamming L, Pears S, Mason D et al (2017) What do we know about brief interventions for physical activity that could be delivered in primary care consultations? A systematic review of reviews. Preventive Medicine. 99: 152-163.
    This systematic review of reviews aims to investigate how brief interventions (BIs) are defined, whether they increase physical activity, which factors influence their effectiveness, who they are effective for, and whether ...
  • A way forward: Process mapping and the delivery of mental health services 

    McIntosh B, Breen L and West S (2016) A way forward: Process mapping and the delivery of mental health services. British Journal of Healthcare Management 22(12): 601-606.
    Introduction: This paper demonstrates the practical application of process mapping principles as a model for evaluating NHS improvement. The NHS improvement in question was the merger of three crisis resolution teams ...
  • Using routine blood test results to predict the risk of death for emergency medical admissions to hospital: an external model validation study 

    Faisal M, Howes R, Steyerberg EW et al (2017) Using routine blood test results to predict the risk of death for emergency medical admissions to hospital: an external model validation study. QJM: An International Journal of Medicine. 110(1): 27-31.
    Background The Biochemistry and Haematology Outcome Model (BHOM) relies on the results from routine index blood tests to predict the patient risk of death. We aimed to externally validate the BHOM model. Method We ...
  • What do we know about brief interventions for physical activity that could be delivered in primary care consultations? A systematic review of reviews 

    Lamming L, Pears S, Mason D, Morton K, Bijker M, Sutton S and Hardeman W (2017) What do we know about brief interventions for physical activity that could be delivered in primary care consultations? A systematic review of reviews. Preventive Medicine. 99: 52–163.
    This systematic review of reviews aims to investigate how brief interventions (BIs) are defined, whether they increase physical activity, which factors influence their effectiveness, who they are effective for, and whether ...
  • The crisis of management in the NHS - The absence of leadership 

    McIntosh B (2017) The crisis of management in the NHS - The absence of leadership. Health Services Management Research. This pre-print version accepted for peer-review Mar 2017.
    The on-going changes in England and Wales health policy that aimed to promote competition, provide enhanced performance information and create small health organisations produce significant attention within management. As ...
  • A Student Supervised Neurological Physiotherapy Clinic [Case Study] 

    Lavin N (2017) A Student Supervised Neurological Physiotherapy Clinic. London: Chartered Society of Physiotherapy. https://casestudies.csp.org.uk/case-studies/student-supervised-neurological-physiotherapy-clinic. Accessed 22/02/2017.
    In October 2015 I started an optional Student Supervised Physiotherapy clinic for neurologically impaired patients. The primary aim of the clinic is to provide an experiential learning environment for Levels 5 and 6 students. ...
  • Technologies to Support Community-Dwelling Persons With Dementia: A Position Paper on Issues Regarding Development, Usability, Effectiveness and Cost-Effectiveness, Deployment, and Ethics 

    Meiland F, Innes A, Mountain G et al (2017) Technologies to Support Community-Dwelling Persons With Dementia: A Position Paper on Issues Regarding Development, Usability, Effectiveness and Cost-Effectiveness, Deployment, and Ethics. JMIR Rehabilitation and Assistive Technologies. 4(1): e1.
    Background: With the expected increase in the numbers of persons with dementia, providing timely, adequate, and affordable care and support is challenging. Assistive and health technologies may be a valuable contribution ...
  • The use of history to identify anterior cruciate ligament injuries in the acute trauma setting: the 'LIMP index' 

    Ayre C, Hardy M, Scally AJ et al (2017) The use of history to identify anterior cruciate ligament injuries in the acute trauma setting: the 'LIMP index'. Emergency Medicine Journal. Accepted for publication.
    ABSTRACT Objective To identify the injury history features reported by patients with ACL injuries and determine whether history may be used to identify patients requiring follow-up appointments from acute trauma ...
  • The potential role of the occupational therapist in acute psychiatric services: A comparative evaluation 

    Martin Fitzgerald (2016) The potential role of the occupational therapist in acute psychiatric services: A comparative evaluation. International Journal of Therapy and Rehabilitation. 23(11): 514–518.
    Aims and background: This analysis paper describes a comparative evaluation of service deliverables within the Service Level Agreements (SLA) of two acute psychiatric services; one inclusive and the other exclusive of ...
  • What makes a mobile app successful in supporting health behaviour change? 

    Fitzgerald M and McClelland T (2016) What makes a mobile app successful in supporting health behaviour change? Health Education Journal. Online before print.
    Introduction: Health promotion apps designed to support and reinforce health behaviours or to reduce risk behaviours are the most commonly downloaded apps. Such technologies have the potential to reach and deliver health ...
  • Maintaining Professional Identity and Role in the Modern Workplace 

    Fitzgerald M (2014) Maintaining Professional Identity and Role in the Modern Workplace [Editorial]. The British Journal of Occupational Therapy. 77(8): 383.
    In the last decade, occupational therapists have faced new performance and commissioning demands from the state. These demands, such as Payment by Results (PbR) or funding tied to performance, have, on the face of it, ...
  • The journey effect: how travel affects the experiences of mental health in-patient service-users and their families 

    Heyman B, Lavendar E, Islam S et al (2015) The journey effect: how travel affects the experiences of mental health in-patient service-users and their families. Disability & Society. 30(6): 880-895.
    The qualitative study presented in this paper explored the perspectives of serviceusers, family members and staff about the impact of travel issues on the lives of mental health in-patients and carers. This topic was ...
  • A preventative lifestyle intervention for older adults (Lifestyle Matters): a randomised controlled trial 

    Mountain G (2017) A preventative lifestyle intervention for older adults (Lifestyle Matters): a randomised controlled trial. Age and Ageing. Article in Press.
    Objectives To test whether an occupation based lifestyle intervention can sustain and improve the mental wellbeing of adults aged 65 years or over compared to usual care, using an individually randomised controlled ...
  • Training Practice Teachers in OH 

    Kelsey C (2015) Training Practice Teachers in OH. Occupational Health. 67(9): 21-23.
  • How to get published in OH journals 

    Kelsey C (2016) How to get published in OH journals. Occupational Health and Wellbeing. 68(10): 24-25.
  • Working together: Peer support and occupational health 

    Kelsey C (2016) Working together: Peer support and occupational health. Community Practitioner. 89(8): 24-25.
  • Becoming the Queen's Nurse 

    Kelsey C (2016) Becoming a Queen's Nurse. Community Practitioner. 89(10): 18.

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