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Silent voices: exploring narratives of women's experiences of health care professional responses to domestic violence and abuse (2019)
Journal Article
McGarry, . J., & Hinsliff-Smith, K. (in press). Silent voices: exploring narratives of women's experiences of health care professional responses to domestic violence and abuse. Journal of Medical Humanities,

The impact of domestic violence and abuse (DVA) is far reaching not least in terms of both the immediate and longer term physical and mental wellbeing of those who have experienced abuse. DVA also exerts a considerable detrimental impact on the wider... Read More

Measuring health related quality of life of care home residents: comparison of self-report with staff proxy responses (2019)
Journal Article
Usman, A., Lewis, S., Hinsliff-Smith, K., Long, A., Housley, G., Jordan, J., …Gordon, A. L. (2019). Measuring health related quality of life of care home residents: comparison of self-report with staff proxy responses. Age and Ageing, doi:10.1093/ageing/afy191

Introduction: Care home residents are often unable to complete Health Related Quality of Life questionnaires for themselves because of prevalent cognitive impairment. This study compared care home resident and staff proxy responses for two measures,... Read More

Realities, difficulties, and outcomes for mothers choosing to breastfeed: Primigravid mothers experiences in the early postpartum period (6–8 weeks) (2013)
Journal Article
Hinsliff-Smith, K., Spencer, R., & Walsh, D. (2014). Realities, difficulties, and outcomes for mothers choosing to breastfeed: Primigravid mothers experiences in the early postpartum period (6–8 weeks). Midwifery, 30(1), e14-e19. doi:10.1016/j.midw.2013.10.001

Objective: to develop an understanding of primiparous women's experiences and challenges of breast feeding in the early postpartum period at two BFI accredited hospitals in the East Midlands in the UK that has lower rates of sustained breast feeding.... Read More

Maximising graduate status in pre-registration nursing programmes: Utilising problem based learning (2010)
Journal Article
McGarry, J., Aubeeluck, A., James, V., & Hinsliff-Smith, K. (2011). Maximising graduate status in pre-registration nursing programmes: Utilising problem based learning. Nurse Education in Practice, 11(6), 342-344. doi:10.1016/j.nepr.2010.11.018

This paper debates the use of problem based learning in accelerated pre-registration nursing programmes that are specifically designed for candidates with ‘graduate status’. We discuss the benefits of using problem based learning (PBL) within a gradu... Read More