The Nursing, Midwifery and Allied Health Professions Research Unit (NMAHP RU) is a multidisciplinary national research unit, funded by the Scottish Government Health Directorate Chief Scientist Office (CSO). It has academic bases within Glasgow Caledonian University and the University of Stirling.

Newsletter Jan-Feb 15
NMAHP Research Unit Newsletter Jan/Feb 2015 - February 20, 2015

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PhD Studentship available - February 5, 2015

Systematic development of an intervention to support midwives and health visitors in helping women to address multiple health behaviours in pregnancy and after birth.

Applications are invited for a funded full-time PhD Studentship based in the Centre for Health & Behaviour Change of the Psychology Division in collaboration with the Chief Scientist Office NMAHP Research Unit. Click here for more details.

Deadline for applications: 28 February 2015

Newsletter Nov-Dec14
NMAHP Research Unit Newsletter Nov/Dec 2014 - January 15, 2015

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SHagen prize
Prof. Suzanne Hagen is presented with an award for best clinical abstract at the ICS Conference - October 31, 2014

At the International Continence Society annual conference in Rio de Janeiro Suzanne and her colleagues won the best clinical abstract for their paper:

A multicentre randomised controlled trial of a pelvic floor muscle training intervention for the prevention of pelvic organ prolapse (PREVPROL)

Authors: Hagen S, Glazener C, McClurg D, Macarthur C, Herbison P, Wilson D, Toozs-Hobson P, Bain C, Hay-Smith J, Collins M, Elders A.

Suzanne was presented with the award at the prize giving ceremony on 24th October by Nucelio Lemos, the Scientific Committee Chair.

Recent Publications
Kindness, P., Fitzpatrick, D., Mellish, C., Masthoff, J., O’Meara, P., & McEwan, M. (2014).

An insight into the demands and stressors experienced by community first responders. Journal of Paramedic Practice, 6(7), 362-369.

Hoddinott, P., Morgan, H., Thomson, G., Crossland, N., Farrar, S., Yi, D., et al. (2014)

The push me-pull you of financial incentives and health inequalities: A mixed methods study investigating smoking cessation in pregnancy and breastfeeding. Lancet (Abstract), 384, S37.

Hoddinott, P., Morgan, H., Thomson, G., Crossland, N., & Dombrowski, S. (2014)

A ladder logic model to inform the design of incentive trials for women around childbirth. International Journal of Behavioural Medicine, 21(Supp. 1), 139.

Hoddinott, P., Morgan, H., MacLennan, G., Sewel, K., Thomson, G., Bauld, L., et al. (2014)

Public acceptability of financial incentives for smoking cessation in pregnancy and breastfeeding. BMJ Open, 4(e005524)

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