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Involving carers in risk assessment: a study of a structured dialogue between mental health nurses and carers (2019)
Journal Article
Jackson, H., Wray, J., Gardiner, E., & Flanagan, T. (2019). Involving carers in risk assessment: a study of a structured dialogue between mental health nurses and carers. Journal of research in nursing : JRN, 24(5), 330-341. https://doi.org/10.1177/1744987119851533

© The Author(s) 2019. Background: Involving carers is a key priority in mental health services. Carers report the sharing of service users’ safety information by mental health nurses is problematic and seldom takes place. Aims: The impact of an inter... Read More about Involving carers in risk assessment: a study of a structured dialogue between mental health nurses and carers.

The effectiveness of combined alcohol and sexual risk taking reduction interventions on the sexual behaviour of teenagers and young adults: a systematic review (2019)
Journal Article
Ahankari, A. S., Wray, J., Jomeen, J., & Hayter, M. (2019). The effectiveness of combined alcohol and sexual risk taking reduction interventions on the sexual behaviour of teenagers and young adults: a systematic review. Public health, 173, 83-96. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.puhe.2019.05.023

Objectives: To conduct a systematic review to summarise currently implemented interventions investigating their effectiveness in reducing alcohol use and sexual risk taking behaviour in teenagers and young adults. Study design: Systematic review M... Read More about The effectiveness of combined alcohol and sexual risk taking reduction interventions on the sexual behaviour of teenagers and young adults: a systematic review.

Factors affecting the programme completion of pre-registration nursing students through a three year course: a retrospective cohort study (2017)
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Wray, J., Aspland, J., Barrett, D., & Gardiner, E. (2017). Factors affecting the programme completion of pre-registration nursing students through a three year course: a retrospective cohort study. Nurse education in practice, 24, 14-20. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nepr.2017.03.002

© 2017 Students who leave pre-registration nurse education having failed to complete remain a concern for higher education institutions. This study identifed factors influencing completion using a retrospective cohort analysis to map student characte... Read More about Factors affecting the programme completion of pre-registration nursing students through a three year course: a retrospective cohort study.

Why undertake pilot work in a qualitative PhD study? : lessons learnt to promote success (2017)
Journal Article
Wray, J., Archibong, U., & Walton, S. (2017). Why undertake pilot work in a qualitative PhD study? : lessons learnt to promote success. Nurse Researcher, 24(3), 31-35. https://doi.org/10.7748/nr.2017.e1416

This paper is concerned with reporting the benefits of undertaking a pilot study for qualitative researchers detailing the experiences gained, the lessons learnt and subsequent changes to the main study. This was undertaken as part of a PhD that soug... Read More about Why undertake pilot work in a qualitative PhD study? : lessons learnt to promote success.

Screening for specific learning difficulties (SpLD): the impact upon the progression of pre-registration nursing students. (2011)
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Wray, J., Aspland, J., Taghzouit, J., Pace, K., & Harrison, P. (2012). Screening for specific learning difficulties (SpLD): the impact upon the progression of pre-registration nursing students. Nurse education today, 32(1), 96-100. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nedt.2011.01.021

The study aimed to explore the impact of screening pre-registration nursing students for an SpLD at entry to an education programme, and the provision of specialist support for those identified as 'at risk'. Progression was monitored using a multiple... Read More about Screening for specific learning difficulties (SpLD): the impact upon the progression of pre-registration nursing students..

Supporting disabled student nurses from registration to qualification: a review of the United Kingdom (UK) literature. (2011)
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Storr, H., Wray, J., & Draper, P. (2011). Supporting disabled student nurses from registration to qualification: a review of the United Kingdom (UK) literature. Nurse education today, 31(8), e29-e33. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nedt.2010.11.022

This paper reviews the UK evidence in relation to support for disabled student nurses from admission to qualification. The review was undertaken with a view to informing the provision of more effective support for disabled student nurses both within... Read More about Supporting disabled student nurses from registration to qualification: a review of the United Kingdom (UK) literature..

Student nurses' attitudes to vulnerable groups: a study examining the impact of a social inclusion module  (2007)
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Wray, J., Walker, L., & Fell, B. (2008). Student nurses' attitudes to vulnerable groups: a study examining the impact of a social inclusion module . Nurse education today, 28(4), 513-520. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nedt.2007.09.011

Background: Front line health care professionals have a responsibility to ensure that excluded groups and vulnerable people have equitable access to health care services. This obligation is stated explicitly in the Nursing and Midwifery Council Code... Read More about Student nurses' attitudes to vulnerable groups: a study examining the impact of a social inclusion module .

Behaviour modification and gentle teaching workshops: management of children with learning disabilities exhibiting challenging behaviour and implications for learning disability nursing. (2001)
Journal Article
Gates, B., Newell, R., & Wray, J. (2001). Behaviour modification and gentle teaching workshops: management of children with learning disabilities exhibiting challenging behaviour and implications for learning disability nursing. Journal of advanced nursing, 34(1), 86-95. https://doi.org/10.1046/j.1365-2648.2001.3411730.x

BACKGROUND: Challenging behaviours (behaviour difficulties) represent a problem of considerable clinical significance for learning disability nurses, and a source of much human distress. Gentle teaching is a relatively new approach to dealing with be... Read More about Behaviour modification and gentle teaching workshops: management of children with learning disabilities exhibiting challenging behaviour and implications for learning disability nursing..