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Association of latent class analysis-derived multimorbidity clusters with adverse health outcomes in patients with multiple long-term conditions: comparative results across three UK cohorts (2024)
Journal Article
Krauth, S. J., Steell, L., Ahmed, S., McIntosh, E., Dibben, G. O., Hanlon, P., …Jani, B. D. (in press). Association of latent class analysis-derived multimorbidity clusters with adverse health outcomes in patients with multiple long-term conditions: comparative results across three UK cohorts. #Journal not on list, 74, 102703. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.eclinm.2024.102703

Background It remains unclear how to meaningfully classify people living with multimorbidity (multiple long-term conditions (MLTCs)), beyond counting the number of conditions. This paper aims to identify clusters... Read More about Association of latent class analysis-derived multimorbidity clusters with adverse health outcomes in patients with multiple long-term conditions: comparative results across three UK cohorts.

Using FLO text-messages to enhance health behaviours and self-management of long-term conditions in South-Asian patients (2024)
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Chaudhry, T., Ormandy, P., & Vasilica, C. (in press). Using FLO text-messages to enhance health behaviours and self-management of long-term conditions in South-Asian patients. Digital Health, 10, https://doi.org/10.1177/20552076241242558

Objectives: Cultural and communication differences faced by South-Asian (SA) ethnic minority groups have led to challenges in the delivery of health care and complex management of long-term conditions (LTCs). We aim to explore the use of text-messagi... Read More about Using FLO text-messages to enhance health behaviours and self-management of long-term conditions in South-Asian patients.

Evidence for exercise-based interventions across 45 different long-term conditions: an overview of systematic reviews (2024)
Journal Article
Dibben, G. O., Gardiner, L., Ml, H., Wells, Y. V., Evans, R. A., Ahmed, Z., …Taylor, R. S. (2024). Evidence for exercise-based interventions across 45 different long-term conditions: an overview of systematic reviews. #Journal not on list, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.eclinm.2024.102599

Background Almost half of the global population face significant challenges from long-term conditions (LTCs) resulting in substantive health and socioeconomic burden. Exercise is a potentially key intervention in effective LTC management. Methods... Read More about Evidence for exercise-based interventions across 45 different long-term conditions: an overview of systematic reviews.

Personalised Exercise-Rehabilitation FOR people with Multiple long-term conditions (PERFORM): protocol for a randomised feasibility trial (2024)
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Simpson, S. A., Evans, R. A., Gilbert, H. R., Branson, A., Barber, S., McIntosh, E., …Taylor, R. (2024). Personalised Exercise-Rehabilitation FOR people with Multiple long-term conditions (PERFORM): protocol for a randomised feasibility trial. BMJ Open, 14(4), e083255. https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2023-083255

Personalised Exercise-Rehabilitation FOR people with Multiple long-term conditions (PERFORM) is a research programme that seeks to develop and evaluate a comprehensive exercise-based rehabilitation intervention designed for people with multimorbidity... Read More about Personalised Exercise-Rehabilitation FOR people with Multiple long-term conditions (PERFORM): protocol for a randomised feasibility trial.

The identification and management of depression in UK Kidney Care: Results from the Mood Maps Study (2024)
Journal Article
Chilcot, J., Pearce, C. J., Hall, N., Busby, A. D., Hawkins, J., Vraitch, B., …Farrington, K. (in press). The identification and management of depression in UK Kidney Care: Results from the Mood Maps Study. Journal of Renal Care, 1–10. https://doi.org/10.1111/jorc.12489

Background: Depression is common in people with chronic kidney disease, yet little is known about how depression is identified and managed as part of routine kidney care. Objectives: The primary objective was to survey all UK adult kidney centres to... Read More about The identification and management of depression in UK Kidney Care: Results from the Mood Maps Study.

Maternal Antenatal Care Access and Attendance: A Qualitative Study of Midwives’ and Pregnant Women’s Experiences in Kilifi, Kenya (2024)
Thesis
Maina, R. (2024). Maternal Antenatal Care Access and Attendance: A Qualitative Study of Midwives’ and Pregnant Women’s Experiences in Kilifi, Kenya. (Thesis). University of Salford

Background: Antenatal care (ANC) protects against maternal morbidity and mortality. Maternal mortality remains unacceptably high in sub-Saharan African communities, which is strongly linked to low antenatal clinic attendance. Despite substantial ev... Read More about Maternal Antenatal Care Access and Attendance: A Qualitative Study of Midwives’ and Pregnant Women’s Experiences in Kilifi, Kenya.

Impact of COVID-19 on patient experience of kidney care: a rapid review. (2023)
Journal Article
Mackintosh, L., Ormandy, P., Busby, A., Hawkins, J., Klare, R., Silver, C., …Farrington, K. (in press). Impact of COVID-19 on patient experience of kidney care: a rapid review. Journal of Nephrology, https://doi.org/10.1007/s40620-023-01823-5

In March 2020, a pandemic state was declared due to SARS-COV-2 (COVID-19). Patients with kidney disease, especially those on replacement therapies, proved more susceptible to severe infection. This rapid literature review aims to help understand how... Read More about Impact of COVID-19 on patient experience of kidney care: a rapid review..

Impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on services for patients with chronic kidney disease: findings of a national survey of UK kidney centres (2023)
Journal Article
Mackintosh, L., Busby, A., Farrington, K., Hawkins, J., Afuwape, S., Bristow, P., …Chilcot, J. (2023). Impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on services for patients with chronic kidney disease: findings of a national survey of UK kidney centres. BMC Nephrology, 24(1), 356. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12882-023-03344-6

Background: Services for patients with kidney disease underwent radical adaptations in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. We undertook an online national survey of UK kidney centres to understand the nature, range, and degree of variation in these ch... Read More about Impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on services for patients with chronic kidney disease: findings of a national survey of UK kidney centres.

Examining the Role of the Health Belief Model Framework in Achieving Diversity and Equity in Organ Donation Among South Asians in the United Kingdom (2023)
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Pradeep, A., Augustine, T., Randhawa, G., & Ormandy, P. (2023). Examining the Role of the Health Belief Model Framework in Achieving Diversity and Equity in Organ Donation Among South Asians in the United Kingdom. Transplant International, 36, 11243. https://doi.org/10.3389/ti.2023.11243

Organ donation continues to be low among ethnic minorities in the United Kingdom (UK), especially within the South Asian community, with a disproportionate number of patients of South Asian ethnicity awaiting organ transplants. In 2020/21, Minority E... Read More about Examining the Role of the Health Belief Model Framework in Achieving Diversity and Equity in Organ Donation Among South Asians in the United Kingdom.

Strengthening educational advancement for enrolled nurses: Developing a new program framework for Uganda (2023)
Thesis
Mwizerwa, J. (2023). Strengthening educational advancement for enrolled nurses: Developing a new program framework for Uganda. (Thesis). University of Salford

Uganda has three pre-service program levels for entering nursing practice, the first of which is, the Enrolled Nurse (EN) and constitutes majority of Uganda’s nursing workforce. While these enrolled nurses constitute a substantial proportion of the n... Read More about Strengthening educational advancement for enrolled nurses: Developing a new program framework for Uganda.

Bio-impedance spectroscopy added to a fluid management protocol does not improve preservation of residual kidney function in incident hemodialysis patients in a randomized controlled trial (2023)
Journal Article
Davies, S. J., Coyle, D., Lindley, E. J., Keane, D., Belcher, J., Caskey, F. J., …Sim, J. (2023). Bio-impedance spectroscopy added to a fluid management protocol does not improve preservation of residual kidney function in incident hemodialysis patients in a randomized controlled trial. Kidney International, 104(3), S0085-2538(23)00394-0. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.kint.2023.05.016

Avoiding excessive dialysis-associated volume depletion may help preserve residual kidney function (RKF). To establish whether knowledge of the estimated normally hydrated weight from bioimpedance measurements (BI-NHW) when setting the post-hemodialy... Read More about Bio-impedance spectroscopy added to a fluid management protocol does not improve preservation of residual kidney function in incident hemodialysis patients in a randomized controlled trial.

Achieving consensus on psychosocial and physical rehabilitation management for people living with kidney disease (2023)
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Coyne, E., Briggs, J., Loud, F., Bristow, P., Young, H. M. L., Castle, E. M., …Greenwood, S. A. (2023). Achieving consensus on psychosocial and physical rehabilitation management for people living with kidney disease. Clinical Kidney Journal, 16(11), 2185–2193. https://doi.org/10.1093/ckj/sfad116

People living with chronic kidney disease (CKD) need to be able to live well with their condition. The provision of psychosocial interventions (psychological, psychiatric and social care) and physical rehabilitation management is variable across Engl... Read More about Achieving consensus on psychosocial and physical rehabilitation management for people living with kidney disease.

Approaches to the identification and management of depression in people living with chronic kidney disease: a scoping review of 860 papers (2023)
Journal Article
Pearce, C., Hall, N., Hudson, J., Farrington, K., Ryan Tucker, M., Wellsted, D., …Chilcot, J. (2023). Approaches to the identification and management of depression in people living with chronic kidney disease: a scoping review of 860 papers. Journal of Renal Care, 1-11. https://doi.org/10.1111/jorc.12458

Background Depression is prevalent across the spectrum of Chronic Kidney Disease and associated with poorer outcomes. There is limited evidence regarding the most effective interventions and care pathways for depression in Chronic Kidney Disease.... Read More about Approaches to the identification and management of depression in people living with chronic kidney disease: a scoping review of 860 papers.

Outcomes and care priorities for older people living with frailty and advanced chronic kidney disease: a multi-professional scoping review (2022)
Journal Article
Hurst, H., Young, H., Nixon, A., Brettle, A., & Ormandy, P. (2022). Outcomes and care priorities for older people living with frailty and advanced chronic kidney disease: a multi-professional scoping review. Age and ageing, 51(12), https://doi.org/10.1093/ageing/afac296

Background The growing older population with advanced chronic kidney disease (ACKD stages 4-5) poses a challenge for healthcare worldwide. The high prevalence of frailty and associated adverse health outcomes highlights concerns for management and... Read More about Outcomes and care priorities for older people living with frailty and advanced chronic kidney disease: a multi-professional scoping review.

Exploring the role of the UK renal social worker: the nexus between health and social care for renal patients (2022)
Journal Article
Seekles, M., & Ormandy, P. (2022). Exploring the role of the UK renal social worker: the nexus between health and social care for renal patients. PLoS ONE, 17(9), 1-17. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0275007

Introduction Patients living with progressive chronic kidney disease may face a variety of ongoing physical, emotional, financial and/or social challenges along the disease pathway. In most UK renal units, psychosocial support has traditionally been... Read More about Exploring the role of the UK renal social worker: the nexus between health and social care for renal patients.

Does professional identity impact on the credibility of leaders of integrated health and social care services? (2022)
Thesis
Longshaw, C. Does professional identity impact on the credibility of leaders of integrated health and social care services?. (Thesis). University of Salford

The last two decades has seen a range of government reforms that have involved major changes in the provision of health and social care. The drive towards integration continues with the recent publication of The Health Care Bill (2021). This research... Read More about Does professional identity impact on the credibility of leaders of integrated health and social care services?.

Cultural influences on physical activity and exercise beliefs in patients with chronic kidney disease : ‘The Culture-CKD Study’—a qualitative study (2022)
Journal Article
Mayes, J., Castle, E., Greenwood, J., Ormandy, P., Howe, P., & Greenwood, S. (2022). Cultural influences on physical activity and exercise beliefs in patients with chronic kidney disease : ‘The Culture-CKD Study’—a qualitative study. BMJ Open, 12(1), e046950. https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2020-046950

Objectives: This study used a mixed-method approach to explore cultural and ethnic influences on the perception of, and decision to engage with or not to engage with, physical activity and exercise therapy in patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD... Read More about Cultural influences on physical activity and exercise beliefs in patients with chronic kidney disease : ‘The Culture-CKD Study’—a qualitative study.

Examining the influence of health on employment and work ability of Saudi haemodialysis patients : a mixed-methods study (2021)
Journal Article
Alquwez, N., & Ormandy, P. (2021). Examining the influence of health on employment and work ability of Saudi haemodialysis patients : a mixed-methods study. International Journal of Nursing Practice, e12993. https://doi.org/10.1111/ijn.12993

To explore the employment, work productivity, activity impairment, and sustainability of work of Saudi patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD) on haemodialysis (HD). Failure to address CKD-related challenges may cause HD patients to lose their job... Read More about Examining the influence of health on employment and work ability of Saudi haemodialysis patients : a mixed-methods study.

Participating in CaMKIN : impact on patients (2021)
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Vasilica, C., Garwood-Cross, L., Finnigan, R., Bashford, T., O’Kane, P., & Ormandy, P. (2021). Participating in CaMKIN : impact on patients

Introduction: Managing long-term health conditions is a global challenge, which has necessitated developing innovative ways to deliver patient centred care. Social media allow patients to access and share personal experiences and peer support, with... Read More about Participating in CaMKIN : impact on patients.

Exploring the experiences and use of text messages to enhance health behaviours and self-management in South Asian patients (2021)
Thesis
Chaudhry, T. Exploring the experiences and use of text messages to enhance health behaviours and self-management in South Asian patients. (Thesis). University of Salford

This PhD thesis seeks to explore and understand the use and experiences of whether text-messaging in the South-Asian (SA) community enhances positive health behaviours, and self-management through the Florence (FLO) text messaging system. It also exa... Read More about Exploring the experiences and use of text messages to enhance health behaviours and self-management in South Asian patients.