Jean Mcqueen

Jean Mcqueen
NHS Education for Scotland

PhD, MSc, BSc, PgDip

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Introduction
Passionate about research and evidence based practice, getting it right for every patient with a wide range of research interests related to person centred care, interventions to promote behaviour change, occupational therapy and evidence based practice including alcohol misuse, vocational rehabilitation, forensic mental health and brief motivational counselling. Methodological interests include mixed methods research, IPA and Systematic Reviews.
Education
September 2008 - January 2014
Glasgow Caledonian University
Field of study
  • PhD Alcohol brief intervention in general hospital

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Publications (33)
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Objectives: Explore what 'good' patient and family involvement in healthcare adverse event reviews may involve. Design: Data was collected using semi-structured telephone interviews. Interview transcripts were analysed using an inductive thematic approach. Setting: NHS Scotland. Participants: 19 interviews were conducted with patients who ha...
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Objectives: Explore what 'good' patient and family involvement in healthcare adverse event reviews may involve. Design: Data was collected using semi-structured telephone interviews. Interview transcripts were analysed using an inductive thematic approach. Setting: NHS Scotland. Participants: 19 interviews were conducted with patients who had exper...
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Objectives Explore what ‘good’ patient and family involvement in healthcare adverse event reviews may involve. Design Data was collected using semi-structured telephone interviews. Interview transcripts were analysed using an inductive thematic approach. Setting NHS Scotland. Participants 19 interviews were conducted with patients who had experi...
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BACKGROUND: Evidence continues to build on the value of Individual Placement and Support (IPS), enabling those with long-term mental health conditions to find mainstream employment. Many of these individuals would like to work; however, unemployment for this population remains high. IPS research thus far has targeted the effectiveness of the model,...
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Background Using programme theory we report a process evaluation of Accelerated Partner Therapy (APT) - a novel contact tracing (partner notification) intervention for people with chlamydia as part of the LUSTRUM trial. Methods Following the specification and visualisation of initial programme theory, questions of context dependency, fidelity, and...
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Objective: Gay and bisexual men who have sex with men (GBMSM) bear a disproportionate burden of sexually transmitted infections (STIs). Most STIs are asymptomatic and people infected wont know to seek care unless they are told about their exposure. Contact tracing, is the process of identifying and contacting sex partners of people with STIs for te...
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Rationale: The first key step in contact tracing for sexually transmitted infections (STIs) is to notify recent exposed sex partners. Gay and bisexual men and other men who have sex with men (GBMSM) bear a high burden of STIs and one-off partners contribute disproportionately to community transmission, posing a particular challenge to contact traci...
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Introduction The number of bacterial sexually transmitted infections diagnosed among men who have sex with men (MSM) continues to rise annually. Innovative public health interventions are needed to address this. Partner notification (PN), is important in reducing STI transmission by identifying, testing and treating the sex partners of people with...
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Background: Work integration and job retention can be difficult for individuals living with cancer. Individuals with cancer report that work integration is an important factor to them in their recovery, not least for reasons associated with financial security, but also as a marker related to normality. Some individuals returning to work require spe...
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Background Alcohol Brief Intervention (ABI) uses a motivational counselling approach to support individuals to reduce excessive alcohol consumption. There is growing evidence on ABI’s use within various health care settings, although how they work and which components enhance success is largely unknown. This paper reports on the qualitative part of...
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Objective: The purpose of this study was to examine the effectiveness of an alcohol brief intervention (ABI) on alcohol consumption in hazardous or harmful drinkers compared with screening alone within a general hospital setting. Method: Following screening, 124 hazardous or harmful drinkers (103 men, ages 18-80 years, score of 3-12 on the Fast...
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Purpose This paper aims to capture the views of forensic mental health service users; focusing on how services promote the aspiration to work, the development of skills for work, and the vocational rehabilitation process. It seeks to provide insight into forensic mental health service users' views on the barriers and enablers to accessing work toge...
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Brief interventions involve a time-limited intervention focusing on changing behaviour. They are often motivational in nature using counselling skills to encourage a reduction in alcohol consumption. To determine whether brief interventions reduce alcohol consumption and improve outcomes for heavy alcohol users admitted to general hospital inpatien...
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Aims One intervention that occupational therapists may undertake with patients following hip fracture is the promotion of hip precautions. These hip precautions focus on advising patients to avoid certain movements and/or the provision of aids to independence, for up to 12 weeks post surgery. A systematic search of published literature identified l...
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Brief interventions involve a time-limited intervention focusing on changing behaviour. They are often motivational in nature using counselling skills to encourage a reduction in alcohol consumption. To determine whether brief interventions reduce alcohol consumption and improve outcomes for heavy alcohol users admitted to general hospital inpatien...
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Aims Anecdotal evidence suggests that early treatment with functional electrical stimulation (FES) to specific upper limb muscles and muscle groups may improve functional outcome and long-term independence in the high-level tetraplegic patient. This improvement may lead to increased independence in daily life. The authors aimed to investigate these...
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Research suggests that while most clinicians endorse the importance of evidence-based practice, without the right culture of support and encouragement it can be difficult to achieve such practice. This paper presents an outline of one method to enhance evidence-based practice. It reports on the evaluation of a new type of occupational therapy post,...
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Aims: Anecdotal evidence suggests that early treatment with functional elearicat stimulation (FES) to specific upper limb muscles and muscle groups may improve furictional outcome and long-term independence in the high-level tétraplégie patient. This improvement may lead to increased independence in daily life. The authors aimed to investigate thes...
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Within the UK the numbers of people abusing alcohol is continuing to rise. News bulletins regularly report on the increasing incidence of alcohol misuse and the binge drinking culture. Prolonged alcohol abuse over a sustained period of time impacts on health, family and relationships. The consequences can be far reaching with each alcoholic negativ...
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Within the United Kingdom the number of individuals abusing alcohol is continuing to increase. Alcohol abuse is linked with long-term health problems, with the potential to have an impact on work, relationships and the ability to function in daily life. Occupational therapists working within general hospital environments have regular contact with a...
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Literature linking journal dubs with evidence-based practice is plentiful but largely descriptive in nature. Existing research has tended to focus on how journal clubs are run with limited evidence presented to demonstrate that evidence found has been incorporated into practice. The purpose of this study was to explore the potential impact particip...
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The aim of this pilot project was to establish and evaluate a multidisciplinary health promotion and education programme aimed at preventing falls in the elderly. The overall objective was to plan and provide a scheme based on therapy, rehabilitation and health education.

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