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Evaluation of a COVID ‐19 fundamental nursing care guideline versus usual care: The COVID‐NURSE cluster randomized controlled trial (2023)
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Richards, D. A., Bollen, J., Jones, B., Melendez‐Torres, G. J., Hulme, C., Cockcroft, E., …Wootton, S. (2023). Evaluation of a COVID ‐19 fundamental nursing care guideline versus usual care: The COVID‐NURSE cluster randomized controlled trial. Journal of Advanced Nursing, https://doi.org/10.1111/jan.15959

Aim: To evaluate the impact of usual care plus a fundamental nursing care guideline compared to usual care only for patients in hospital with COVID‐19 on patient experience, care quality, functional ability, treatment outcomes, nurses' moral distress... Read More about Evaluation of a COVID ‐19 fundamental nursing care guideline versus usual care: The COVID‐NURSE cluster randomized controlled trial.

A Mixed Methods Study Investigating Mortality and Morbidity Associated with Urinary Incontinence During Older Womens Secondary Care Admissions and Exploring Nurses Experiences of Delivering Related Care (U-INconti)- a research protocol (2023)
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Iles-Smith, H., & McMillan, I. (2023). A Mixed Methods Study Investigating Mortality and Morbidity Associated with Urinary Incontinence During Older Womens Secondary Care Admissions and Exploring Nurses Experiences of Delivering Related Care (U-INconti)- a research protocol. BMJ Open, 13, https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2022-067937

Introduction Urinary incontinence (UI) is associated with increasing age and is more frequently experienced by women. Despite 40% prevalence in the community, little is known about the prevalence/incidence of UI in older women during hospital admiss... Read More about A Mixed Methods Study Investigating Mortality and Morbidity Associated with Urinary Incontinence During Older Womens Secondary Care Admissions and Exploring Nurses Experiences of Delivering Related Care (U-INconti)- a research protocol.

Investigating mortality and morbidity associated with UrINary incontinence during Older Womens Secondary Care Admissions and exploring nurses experiences of delivering related care (U-INconti): a mixed methods research protocol (2023)
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Iles-Smith, H., McMillan, I. M., Evans-Cheung, T., Haas Eckersley, R., Russell, M., Wood, J., …McGowan, L. (2023). Investigating mortality and morbidity associated with UrINary incontinence during Older Womens Secondary Care Admissions and exploring nurses experiences of delivering related care (U-INconti): a mixed methods research protocol. BMJ Open, 13(10), e067937. https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2022-067937

Introduction: Urinary incontinence (UI) is associated with increasing age and is more frequently experienced by women. Despite 40% prevalence in the community, little is known about the prevalence/incidence of UI in older women during hospital admiss... Read More about Investigating mortality and morbidity associated with UrINary incontinence during Older Womens Secondary Care Admissions and exploring nurses experiences of delivering related care (U-INconti): a mixed methods research protocol.

Exploring support, experiences and needs of older women and health professionals to inform a self-management package for urinary incontinence: a qualitative study (2023)
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Fu, Y., Jackson, C., Nelson, E. A., Iles-Smith, H., & McGowan, L. (2023). Exploring support, experiences and needs of older women and health professionals to inform a self-management package for urinary incontinence: a qualitative study. BMJ Open, 13(7), e071831. https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2023-071831

Objectives: Many women attempt to manage urinary incontinence (UI) independently with variable success while health professionals may be unaware of their needs. This study aimed to (1) understand older women’s experiences of UI, their self-management... Read More about Exploring support, experiences and needs of older women and health professionals to inform a self-management package for urinary incontinence: a qualitative study.

Barriers to research progress for perioperative care practitioners working in cardiothoracic surgery. (2023)
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Britton, C. R., Rathinam, S., Birchall, M., Iles-Smith, H., & Krishnamoorthy, B. (in press). Barriers to research progress for perioperative care practitioners working in cardiothoracic surgery. Journal of Perioperative Practice, 17504589231176388. https://doi.org/10.1177/17504589231176388

Policy and research literature worldwide support the need to build research capacity and capability among non-medical practitioners within healthcare systems. However, there exists a paucity of evidence on whether practitioners in cardiothoracic surg... Read More about Barriers to research progress for perioperative care practitioners working in cardiothoracic surgery..

Urinary Incontinence in women 55yrs and older: A scoping review to understand prevalence, incidence, and mortality of UI during secondary care admission (2023)
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Iles-Smith, H., McMillan, I., Rosson, L., McCarthy, R., Haas- Eckersley, R., Russell, M., … McGowan, L. (2023). Urinary Incontinence in women 55yrs and older: A scoping review to understand prevalence, incidence, and mortality of UI during secondary care admission. Women's Health, https://doi.org/10.1177/17455057231179061

Background Up to 40% of older women living in the community experience urinary incontinence (UI). In community settings, UI impacts the quality of life, morbidity, and mortality rates. However, little is known about UI and its impact on older women... Read More about Urinary Incontinence in women 55yrs and older: A scoping review to understand prevalence, incidence, and mortality of UI during secondary care admission.

Nurses' strategies for overcoming barriers to fundamental nursing care in patients with COVID-19 caused by infection with the SARS-COV-2 virus: Results from the 'COVID-NURSE' survey (2022)
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Sugg, H. V. R., Richards, D. A., Russell, A., Burnett, S. B., Cockcroft, E. J., Thompson Coon, J., …Whear, R. (2022). Nurses' strategies for overcoming barriers to fundamental nursing care in patients with COVID-19 caused by infection with the SARS-COV-2 virus: Results from the 'COVID-NURSE' survey. Journal of Advanced Nursing, https://doi.org/10.1111/jan.15261

Aims To identify strategies used by registered nurses and non-registered nursing care staff in overcoming barriers when providing fundamental nursing care for non-invasively ventilated inpatients with COVID-19. Design Online survey with open-end... Read More about Nurses' strategies for overcoming barriers to fundamental nursing care in patients with COVID-19 caused by infection with the SARS-COV-2 virus: Results from the 'COVID-NURSE' survey.

Nurses’ strategies for overcoming barriers to fundamental nursing care in patients with COVID-19 caused by infection with the SARS-COV-2 virus: Results from the ‘COVID-NURSE’ survey (2022)
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Sugg, H. V. R., Richards, D. A., Russell, A., Burnett, S., Cockcroft, E. J., Thompson Coon, J., …Whear, R. (2022). Nurses’ strategies for overcoming barriers to fundamental nursing care in patients with COVID-19 caused by infection with the SARS-COV-2 virus: Results from the ‘COVID-NURSE’ survey. Journal of Advanced Nursing, https://doi.org/10.1111/jan.15261

Aims: To identify strategies used by registered nurses and non- registered nursing care staff in overcoming barriers when providing fundamental nursing care for non- invasively ventilated inpatients with COVID-19.Design: Online survey with open-ended... Read More about Nurses’ strategies for overcoming barriers to fundamental nursing care in patients with COVID-19 caused by infection with the SARS-COV-2 virus: Results from the ‘COVID-NURSE’ survey.

Fundamental nursing care in patients with the SARS-CoV-2 virus : results from the ‘COVID-NURSE’ mixed methods survey into nurses’ experiences of missed care and barriers to care (2021)
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Sugg, H., Russell, A., Morgan, L., Iles-Smith, H., Richards, D., Morley, N., …Whear, R. (2021). Fundamental nursing care in patients with the SARS-CoV-2 virus : results from the ‘COVID-NURSE’ mixed methods survey into nurses’ experiences of missed care and barriers to care. BMC Nursing, 20(1), 215. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12912-021-00746-5

Background: Patient experience of nursing care is associated with safety, care quality, treatment outcomes, costs and service use. Effective nursing care includes meeting patients’ fundamental physical, relational and psychosocial needs, which may be... Read More about Fundamental nursing care in patients with the SARS-CoV-2 virus : results from the ‘COVID-NURSE’ mixed methods survey into nurses’ experiences of missed care and barriers to care.

Impact of COVID‐19 and other infectious conditions requiring isolation on the provision of and adaptations to fundamental nursing care in hospital in terms of overall patient experience, care quality, functional ability, and treatment outcomes : systematic review (2021)
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Whear, R., Abbott, R., Bethel, A., Richards, D., Garside, R., Cockcroft, E., …Thompson Coon, J. (2022). Impact of COVID‐19 and other infectious conditions requiring isolation on the provision of and adaptations to fundamental nursing care in hospital in terms of overall patient experience, care quality, functional ability, and treatment outcomes : systematic review. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 78(1), 78-108. https://doi.org/10.1111/jan.15047

Aim: This systematic review identifies, appraises and synthesizes the evidence on the provision of fundamental nursing care to hospitalized patients with a highly infectious virus and the effectiveness of adaptations to overcome barriers to care.... Read More about Impact of COVID‐19 and other infectious conditions requiring isolation on the provision of and adaptations to fundamental nursing care in hospital in terms of overall patient experience, care quality, functional ability, and treatment outcomes : systematic review.

COVID-NURSE : evaluation of a fundamental nursing care protocol compared to care as usual on experience of care for non-invasively ventilated patients in hospital with the SARS-CoV-2 virus : protocol for a cluster randomised controlled trial (2021)
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Richards, D., Sugg, H., Cockcroft, E., Cooper, J., Cruickshank, S., Doris, F., …Romanczuk, L. (2021). COVID-NURSE : evaluation of a fundamental nursing care protocol compared to care as usual on experience of care for non-invasively ventilated patients in hospital with the SARS-CoV-2 virus : protocol for a cluster randomised controlled trial. BMJ Open, 11(5), e046436. https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2020-046436

Introduction; Patient experience of nursing care is correlated with safety, clinical effectiveness, care quality, treatment outcomes and service use. Effective nursing care includes actions to develop nurse-patient relationships and deliver physical... Read More about COVID-NURSE : evaluation of a fundamental nursing care protocol compared to care as usual on experience of care for non-invasively ventilated patients in hospital with the SARS-CoV-2 virus : protocol for a cluster randomised controlled trial.

Understanding barriers to novel data linkages : topic modeling of the results of the LifeInfo survey (2021)
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Clarke, H., Clark, S., Birkin, M., Iles-Smith, H., Glaser, A., & Morris, M. (2021). Understanding barriers to novel data linkages : topic modeling of the results of the LifeInfo survey. JMIR, 23(5), e24236. https://doi.org/10.2196/24236

Novel consumer and lifestyle data, such as those collected by supermarket loyalty cards or mobile phone exercise tracking apps, offer numerous benefits for researchers seeking to understand diet- and exercise-related risk factors for diseases. Howeve... Read More about Understanding barriers to novel data linkages : topic modeling of the results of the LifeInfo survey.

Slip-resistant footwear to reduce slips among health-care workers : the SSHeW RCT (2021)
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Cockayne, S., Fairhurst, C., Zand, M., Frost, G., Liddle, M., Cunningham-Burley, R., …Torgerson, D. (2021). Slip-resistant footwear to reduce slips among health-care workers : the SSHeW RCT. Public Health Research, 9(3), 1-150. https://doi.org/10.3310/phr09030

Background In Great Britain, 100,000 injuries due to slips, trips and falls on the level (as opposed to falls from a height, e.g. a ladder) occur in the workplace each year. They are the most common cause of non-fatal injury in the workplace, acco... Read More about Slip-resistant footwear to reduce slips among health-care workers : the SSHeW RCT.

Slip-resistant footwear reduces slips among National Health Service workers in England : a randomised controlled trial (2021)
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Cockayne, S., Fairhurst, C., Liddle, M., Cunningham-Burley, R., Zand, M., Hewitt, C., …Torgerson, D. (2021). Slip-resistant footwear reduces slips among National Health Service workers in England : a randomised controlled trial. Occupational and Environmental Medicine, 78(7), 472-478. https://doi.org/10.1136/oemed-2020-106914

Objectives Assess the effectiveness of 5* GRIP-rated slip-resistant footwear in preventing slips in the workplace compared to usual footwear (control group). Methods A multicentre, randomised controlled trial; 4553 National Health Service (NHS) st... Read More about Slip-resistant footwear reduces slips among National Health Service workers in England : a randomised controlled trial.

Evaluation of treatment descriptions and alignment with clinical guidance of apps for depression on app stores : systematic search and content analysis (2020)
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Bowie-DaBreo, D., Sünram-Lea, S., Sas, C., & Iles-Smith, H. (2020). Evaluation of treatment descriptions and alignment with clinical guidance of apps for depression on app stores : systematic search and content analysis. JMIR Formative Research, 4(11), e14988. https://doi.org/10.2196/14988

Background: The use of apps for the treatment of depression shows great promise. However, there is uncertainty regarding the alignment of publicly available apps for depression with clinical guidance, their treatment fidelity and evidence base, and t... Read More about Evaluation of treatment descriptions and alignment with clinical guidance of apps for depression on app stores : systematic search and content analysis.

How research nurses and midwives are supporting Covid-19 clinical trials (2020)
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Iles-Smith, H., Jones, H., Petersen, C., Young, L., & Wells, M. (2020). How research nurses and midwives are supporting Covid-19 clinical trials. Nursing Times, 116(11), 20-22

In response to the coronavirus pandemic, many clinical trials have tested existing drugs that may help treat Covid-19. NHS trusts have been encouraged to prioritise studies approved by the four chief medical officers, and clinical research nurses and... Read More about How research nurses and midwives are supporting Covid-19 clinical trials.

Can survivors of COVID-19 later experience guilt? (2020)
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Saalmink, G., & Iles-Smith, H. (2020). Can survivors of COVID-19 later experience guilt?. Cancer Nursing Practice, 19(5), 12-13. https://doi.org/10.7748/cnp.19.5.12.s9

Research nurses describe how some patients report anxiety and feelings of guilt after discharge from hospital Since the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic, the UK government has prioritised research into effective treatments. Studies were under way... Read More about Can survivors of COVID-19 later experience guilt?.

Enclosing a pen to improve response rate to postal questionnaire: an embedded randomised controlled trial (2020)
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Cunningham-Burley, R., Roche, J., Fairhurst, C., Cockayne, S., Hewitt, C., Iles-Smith, H., & Torgerson, D. (2020). Enclosing a pen to improve response rate to postal questionnaire: an embedded randomised controlled trial. F1000Research, 9, 577. https://doi.org/10.12688/f1000research.23651.1

Background: Poor response to questionnaires collecting outcome data in randomised controlled trials (RCTs) can affect the validity of trial results. The aim of this study within a trial (SWAT) was to evaluate the effectiveness of including a pen with... Read More about Enclosing a pen to improve response rate to postal questionnaire: an embedded randomised controlled trial.

A call for responsible innovation in mobile mental health : content analysis of the depression app marketplace (2020)
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Bowie-DaBreo, D., Sas, C., Sünram-Lea, S., & Iles-Smith, H. (2020). A call for responsible innovation in mobile mental health : content analysis of the depression app marketplace. Annual review of cybertherapy and telemedicine (Print), 18, 11-15

Mobile mental health presents many ethical challenges in the wild. These ethical issues and associated values were explored through a content analysis and ethical review of the depression app marketplace. App search and data collection was performed... Read More about A call for responsible innovation in mobile mental health : content analysis of the depression app marketplace.

How to relax in stressful situations : a smart stress reduction system (2020)
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Can, Y., Iles-Smith, H., Chalabianloo, N., Ekiz, D., Fernández-Álvarez, J., Repetto, C., …Ersoy, C. (2020). How to relax in stressful situations : a smart stress reduction system. Healthcare, 8(2), 100. https://doi.org/10.3390/healthcare8020100

Stress is an inescapable element of the modern age. Instances of untreated stress may lead to a reduction in the individual’s health, well-being and socio-economic situation. Stress management application development for wearable smart devices is a g... Read More about How to relax in stressful situations : a smart stress reduction system.