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Reflections on Identity: Narratives of Obstetric Fistula Survivors in North Central Nigeria (2019)
Journal Article
Degge, H. M., Laurenson, M., Dumbili, E. W., & Hayter, M. (2019). Reflections on Identity: Narratives of Obstetric Fistula Survivors in North Central Nigeria. Qualitative Health Research, 104973231987785. https://doi.org/10.1177/1049732319877855

Obstetric fistula is a condition that affects women and can lead to identity changes because of uncontrolled urinary and/or fecal incontinence symptom experiences. These symptoms along with different emerging identities lead to family and community d... Read More

What Choice Risk And Responsibilisation In Cvd Policy (2019)
Journal Article
Hutchison, J., & Holdsworth, J. (in press). What Choice Risk And Responsibilisation In Cvd Policy. Health,

Employing a policy-as-discourse approach, we explore how the language of choice, risk and responsibilisation influences cardiovascular disease policy. We analyse four key pieces of public health literature produced in the UK between 1999 and 2013 tha... Read More

Pedagogy of the repressed: research and professionality within HE in FE (2011)
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Wilson, A., & Wilson, B. (2011). Pedagogy of the repressed: research and professionality within HE in FE. Research in Post-Compulsory Education, 16(4), 465 - 478. https://doi.org/10.1080/13596748.2011.627169

This paper provides a reflective focus on the concept of change to the professional identity of FE lecturers. Traditional perceptions of FE staff as vocational specialists are contested and the emergence of a new professional with an extended profess... Read More

Book review: Flexible higher education (2009)
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Watson, R. (2009). Book review: Flexible higher education. Review of higher education, 32(3), 437 - 439

To a significant extent, flexible learning is quite inflexible in the sense that mistakes incorporated into learning resources cannot easily be corrected; the teacher cannot simply tell students at the next lecture or tutorial or easily issue correct... Read More

Commentary on McKenna HP, Keeney S and Hasson F (2005) Views on the ground: teaching and clinical assessors' views on vocational training for healthcare assistants in Ireland. Journal of Clinical Nursing 14, 426-434 (2006)
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MacDonald, J. (2006). Commentary on McKenna HP, Keeney S and Hasson F (2005) Views on the ground: teaching and clinical assessors' views on vocational training for healthcare assistants in Ireland. Journal of Clinical Nursing 14, 426-434. Journal of clinical nursing, 15(2), 246 - 247. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2702.2006.01183.x

Blackboard: a virtual learning environment or an administrative tool? (2005)
Journal Article
Loke, J. (2005). Blackboard: a virtual learning environment or an administrative tool?. Journal of Instructional Science and Technology, 8(1),

This paper is intended as a contribution to the debate about the use of Blackboard (Bb) as a Virtual Learning Environment in a blended approach to learning in a higher educational institution. The use of a case study seems necessary to illustrate the... Read More

Development of an accredited cancer care course for HCAs (2002)
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McCready, T., & MacDonald, J. (2002). Development of an accredited cancer care course for HCAs. Nursing standard : official newspaper of the Royal College of Nursing, 16(16), 41 - 42. https://doi.org/10.7748/ns2002.01.16.16.41.c3133

There is growing consensus that healthcare assistants (HCAs) need access to professional development, education and support. The authors describe a short course designed to educate and support HCAs working with cancer patients.