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Dr Annetta Smith

Head of Nursing

Biography

Research

My research activity has local, national and international relevance, focused on health service delivery and access, remote and rural, older people, sensory impairment and pedagogy.

Grants

 

Current

 

Smith A (CO-PI), Hubbard G (CO-PI), (2017) Evaluation of Remote and Rural Primary Care Transformational Projects. Scottish School of Primary Care £90,000

 

Previously held

 

Smith A Kyle R, Beattie M (2015) Transitioning to a positive and sustained post-school destination University of Stirling, Stirling Enhancement of Learning Fund May 2015-16 £500

 

Macaden L, Washington M, Smith A, (2015) Development of Continuing Professional Development Programme for Registered Nurses. Healthcare Partnership Scheme between UoS & St John’s research Institute, Bangalore India. Tropical Health & Education Trust (THET) 2015 £6770

 

T Kroll T, Watson M, Smith A, Stoddart K, Macaden L (2015) Sensory impaired persons access to pharmacological care services July 2015 CSO £161,047 CSO reference number: CZH/4/1113

 

Smith A, Macaden L, T Kroll T, Watson M, Stoddart K, A scoping literature review: pharmaceutical care and older people with sensory impairment/s receiving polypharmacy Alliance for Self Care Research January 2015 £2,500

 

Macaden L, Smith A, Scott J, Health and Wellbeing of the Older Person - Part evaluation of a new Masters Programme University of Stirling, Stirling Enhancement of Learning Fund May 2013 £1000

 

Thomson P, Smith A,   Scott J, Exploration of undergraduate nursing students understanding and motivation towards the delivery of compassionate care and emotional intelligence: a pilot study   University of Stirling, Stirling Enhancement of Learning Fund May 2013 £1000

 

Smith A, Shepherd A, Gill J, Macleod K, Raising awareness of sensory impairment with nurses working in the community Queens Nursing Institute (QNIS) £8634 May 2013

 

Chisholm I,  Kyle R,  Smith A, Beattie M,  MacPhee M, Pre Nursing Scholarship in Remote and Rural Areas NHS Education Dec 2011 £24,000

 

Stoddard K, Bugge C, Smith A, Shepherd A, Leading Better Care in the Community NHS Forth Valley Dec 2011, £17,294

 

Smith A, Sheppard A, Evaluation of Western Isles Sensory Centre Sight Action April 2011 £10,000

 

Thomson P, Smith A, Barrie J, Stoddart B, Bolton S,  Whyke S, Supporting Self-Management in Long Term Conditions –Guidance & Self-Assessment Tool for Healthcare Providers NHS Education January 2011, £20,000

 

Thomson P, Smith A, Annesley S,  University of Stirling, Evaluation of peer teaching by Honours Students Stirling Enhancement of Learning Fund September 2010 £1000

 

Smith A, Walsh M, Community Nurse Workforce Development NHS Highland April 2010 £10,000

 

Smith A, Sheppard A, Jessiman W, Quality Indicators in Health Care NHS Highland Literature review - April 2010 £5,000

 

Smith A, Jepson R, Atherton I, Evaluation of the Better Blood Transfusion Programme Scottish National Blood Transfusion Service April 2010 £10,000

 

Jepson R, Robertson R, Smith A, Menzies S, Lake S, Fairhurst F, A review of the prevalence of physical activity in health professional undergraduate, postgraduate, pre-qualification courses and Continuous Professional Development activities NHS Health Scotland Sept– Dec 2009 £14,142.

 

Smith A,  Lauder W, Roxburgh M, James B,  Review of Nursing in the Community, April 2009 NHS Highland £30,000

 

Innes A, Sherlock K, Smith A, Mason A, Cox S, Service provisions for people with dementia and their carers in remote and rural areas of Scotland, Carnegie Foundation 2002  £29,243

 

Innes A, Sherlock K, Smith A, Mason A,  Cox S,  Service provisions for people with dementia and their carers in remote and rural areas of Scotland Faculty of Human Science, University of Stirling  2001 £5,000

 

Publications

A list of publications can be accessed via PURE

  • Macaden, L., Washington, M., Smith, A., Thooya, V., Sumitra, P., George, N., Mony P. (2017) Continuing Professional Development: Needs, Facilitators and Barriers of Registered Nurses in India in rural and remote settings: Findings from a Cross Sectional Survey Open Journal of Nursing 7 (8) DOI: 10.4236/ojn.2017.78069
  • Carolan, C., Smith A., Forbat L. (2017). Seeking, Accepting and Declining Help for Psychological Distress in Cancer: Findings from a Systematic Review and Thematic Synthesis of Qualitative Evidence European Journal of Cancer Care DOI: 10.1111/ecc.12720
  • Carolan, C., Forbat, L., & Smith, A. (2016). Developing multi-perspective methodology: using triadic family interviews to understand experience in families. Palliative Medicine, 30(4), S10-S11
  • Smith, A., Shepherd, A., Jepson, R., & Mackay, S. (2016). The impact of a support centre for people with sensory impairment living in rural Scotland. Primary health care research & development, 17(02), 138-148.
  • Carolan, C. M., Forbat, L., & Smith, A. (2016). Developing the DESCARTE Model The Design of Case Study Research in Health Care. Qualitative health research, 26(5), 626-639.
  • Leung, J., Smith, A., Atherton, I., & McLaughlin, D. (2016). “Everybody Knows Everybody Else’s Business”—Privacy in Rural Communities. Journal of Cancer Education, 31(4), 811-812
  • Smith, A., Beattie, M., & Kyle, R. G. (2015). “I know exactly what I'm going into”: recommendations for pre‐nursing experience from an evaluation of a pre‐nursing scholarship in rural Scotland. Nursing Open, 2(3), 105-118.
  • Smith, A., Beattie, M., & Kyle, R. G. (2015). Stepping up, stepping back, stepping forward: Student nurses' experiences as peer mentors in a pre-nursing scholarship. Nurse education in practice, 15(6), 492-497.
  • Busbridge, M. J., & Smith, A. (2015). Fly in/fly out health workers: a barrier to quality in health care. Rural Remote Health, 15(2), 3339.
  • Carolan, C. M., Smith, A., & Forbat, L. (2015). Conceptualising psychological distress in families in palliative care: Findings from a systematic review. Palliative medicine, 29(7), 605-632.
  • Carolan, C. M., Smith, A., & Forbat, L. (2015). Conceptualising psychological distress in families in palliative care: Findings from a systematic review. Palliative medicine, 29(7), 605-632.
  • Eady, S., Drew, V., & Smith, A. (2015). Doing action research in organizations: Using communicative spaces to facilitate (transformative) professional learning. Action Research, 13(2), 105-122.
  • Smith, A., Gray, A., Atherton, I., Pirie, E., & Jepson, R. (2014). Does time matter? An investigation of knowledge and attitudes following blood transfusion training. Nurse education in practice, 14(2), 176-182.
  • Smith, J., & Smith, A. (2014). The Lead Professional: Getting it right to coordinate care for children with exceptional health-care needs. Journal of Health Visiting, 2(3), 148-154.
  • Thomson, P., Smith, A., & Annesley, S. (2014). Exploration of the effects of peer teaching of research on students in an undergraduate nursing programme. Journal of Research in Nursing, 19(5), 415-430.
  • Beattie, M., Smith, A., & Kyle, R. G. (2014). Sadness, socialisation and shifted perceptions: School pupils' stories of a pre-nursing scholarship. Nurse education today, 34(6), 894-898.
  • Smith, A., MacKay, S., & McCulloch, K. (2013). Case management: developing practice through action research. British journal of community nursing, 18(9).
  • Innes, A., Cox, S., Smith, A., & Mason, A. (2006). Service provision for people with dementia in rural Scotland: difficulties and innovations. Dementia, 5(2), 249-270.
  • Blackstock, K. L., Innes, A., Cox, S., Smith, A., & Mason, A. (2006). Living with dementia in rural and remote Scotland: diverse experiences of people with dementia and their carers. Journal of Rural Studies, 22(2), 161-176.
  • Innes, A., Blackstock, K., Mason, A., Smith, A., & Cox, S. (2005). Dementia care provision in rural Scotland: service users’ and carers’ experiences. Health & social care in the community, 13(4), 354-365.
  • Mason, A., Blackstock, K., Cox, S., Innes, A., & Smith, A. (2005). Dementia services in rural areas: nursing implications. Nursing Older People, 17(9), 20-23.
  • Innes, A., Mason, A., Cox, S., Ribiero, P., & Smith, A. (2003). Dementia services in remote and rural areas. Journal of Dementia Care, 11(4), 33-37.
  • Lauder, W., Reynolds, W., Smith, A., & Sharkey, S. (2002). A comparison of therapeutic commitment, role support, role competency and empathy in three cohorts of nursing students. Journal of Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing, 9(4), 483-491.

Qualifications

  • PhD
  • MA
  • BA
  • RN
  • RNT
  • Diploma Life Sciences & Nursing

Expertise

I have extensive experience in nurse education in the higher education sector following a career in clinical practice, including expertise in remote and rural healthcare delivery and education.