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Slowing the flow of zero day admissions to hospital: data linkage to inform intervention prioritisation along paediatric referral pathways

2019 - 2021
The number of children admitted to Scottish hospitals continues to rise, and this is due to cases admitted and discharged on the same day (“zero day admissions”). We do not currently know how best to ...
Funder: Chief Scientists Office | Value: £19,237

A brief school-based intervention to reduce sunburn in adolescence: A feasibility study

2018 - 2018
Lay summary: The sun can be harmful. If children/adolescents get sunburnt five or more times, they are twice as likely to get skin cancer as an adult. The sun can be beneficial. It is a source of vita...
Funder: Chief Scientists Office | Value: £1,273

Promoting smoking cessation during pregnacy: combined feasibility and pilot of a randomised controlled trial of a narrative and image-based intervention delivered via text-messaging.

2017 - 2019
We have developed an intervention that aims to help pregnant women to stop smoking by sending text messages with embedded behaviour change techniques (BCTs), as part of an engaging story with pictures...
Funder: Chief Scientists Office | Value: £2,128

Improving early detection of melanoma by increasing young people’s awareness of symptoms, skin self-examination and communication: A quasi-experimental trial with embedded process evaluation

2016 - 2017
Aims To adapt our existing brief school-based psycho-educational cancer awareness intervention to focus exclusively on increasing early detection of melanoma among young people (14-15 years) and test ...
Funder: Melanoma Focus

Career trajectories of Nurses in Scotland 2001-2011

2015 - 2016
Background Evidence-informed recruitment and retention strategies are required to ensure the nursing workforce has sufficient capacity and capability to deliver care to Scotland’s population. Current ...
Funder: Scottish Government | Value: £5,000