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Geoffrey Punshon
London South Bank University
8Publications
3H-index
18Citations
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Published on May 1, 2019in International Journal of Nursing Studies 3.57
Geoffrey Punshon3
Estimated H-index: 3
(LSBU: London South Bank University),
Katrina Maclaine1
Estimated H-index: 1
(LSBU: London South Bank University)
+ 3 AuthorsAlison Leary7
Estimated H-index: 7
(LSBU: London South Bank University)
Aims and objectives/background: Nursing is a predominantly female profession. This is reflected in the demographic of nursing around the world. Some authors have noted that despite being a gendered profession men are still advantaged in terms of pay and opportunity. The aim of this study was to examine if the so called glass escalator in which men are advantaged in female professionals still exists. Design and method: Descriptive statistics of the routinely collected national workforce datasets ...
Published on Mar 1, 2019in BMJ Open 2.38
Alison Leary7
Estimated H-index: 7
,
Geoffrey Punshon3
Estimated H-index: 3
(LSBU: London South Bank University)
Background Calculating nurse staffing in the acute hospital has become a key issue but solutions appear distant. Community, mental health and areas such as learning disability nursing have attracted less attention and remain intractable. This review aims to examine current approaches to the issue across many disciplines. Design The approach taken is iterative and in the form of a hermeneutic review. 769 pieces of evidence were reviewed from across disciplines such as nursing, medicine, engineeri...
Published on Jul 30, 2018in Journal of Crohns & Colitis 7.83
Alison Leary7
Estimated H-index: 7
(LSBU: London South Bank University),
I Mason3
Estimated H-index: 3
(Royal Free Hospital),
Geoffrey Punshon3
Estimated H-index: 3
(LSBU: London South Bank University)
Background and Aims Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis are the most common forms of inflammatory bowel disease affecting 1 in 250 of the population in the UK. It is accepted that access to a specialist nurse service improves patient experience and outcome. National Standards for inflammatory bowel disease care (2013) defined the number of nurse specialists required at 1.5 full time equivalent per 250,000 population. The aim of this study was to determine if these standards were being met and...
Published on Dec 1, 2017in Journal of Clinical Nursing 1.76
Alison Leary7
Estimated H-index: 7
(LSBU: London South Bank University),
Katrina Maclaine1
Estimated H-index: 1
(LSBU: London South Bank University)
+ 2 AuthorsGeoffrey Punshon3
Estimated H-index: 3
(LSBU: London South Bank University)
Aims and objectives/background The work of specialist nursing has been under scrutiny for many years in the UK due to a perception that it is not cost-effective. A common issue is the lack of consistency of job titles, which causes confusion to the public, employing organisations, colleagues and commissioners of services. Lack of consistency has implications for the wider perception of advanced specialist practice in the worldwide community and the workforce more generally. This study aims to un...
Published on Dec 1, 2017in BMJ Open 2.38
Alison Leary7
Estimated H-index: 7
(LSBU: London South Bank University),
Anthony Kemp (University of Bedfordshire)+ 4 AuthorsGeoffrey Punshon3
Estimated H-index: 3
(LSBU: London South Bank University)
Objectives To evaluate the new model of providing care based on demand. This included reconfiguration of the workforce to manage workforce supply challenges and meet demand without compromising the quality of care. Design Currently the Sports Ground Safety Authority recommends the provision of crowd medical cover at English Football League stadia. The guidance on provision of services has focused on extreme circumstances such as the Hillsborough disaster in 1989, while the majority of demand on ...
Karen Newell1
Estimated H-index: 1
,
Christopher Corrigan57
Estimated H-index: 57
+ 1 AuthorsAlison Leary7
Estimated H-index: 7
Purpose Patients with severe asthma were choosing not to use the emergency department (ED) in extremis and were self-medicating when experiencing severe asthma, putting their lives at risk. This local issue reflected a nationwide situation. The purpose of this paper is to better understand the reasons behind patients’ reluctance to attend ED and to consider practical solutions in a structured way. Design/methodology/approach Systems thinking (soft systems methodology) was used to examine the iss...
Published on Jul 1, 2017
Geoffrey Punshon3
Estimated H-index: 3
,
Ruth Endacott30
Estimated H-index: 30
+ 8 AuthorsPaul Trevatt4
Estimated H-index: 4
Purpose UK prostate cancer nursing care is provided by a variety of urology and uro-oncology nurses. There are a number of service arrangements and intersections with several multidisciplinary teams (MDT) which were investigated. Design The study consisted of a national survey with descriptive statistics and thematic analysis. Methods A secondary analysis of a data subset from a UK whole population survey was undertaken (n=285) of the specialist nursing workforce and the services they provide. D...
Published on Jan 1, 2017in Clinical Nurse Specialist 0.77
Geoffrey Punshon3
Estimated H-index: 3
(LSBU: London South Bank University),
Ruth Endacott30
Estimated H-index: 30
+ 8 AuthorsPaul Trevatt4
Estimated H-index: 4
(LSBU: London South Bank University)
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Published on Dec 1, 2016in BMJ Open 2.38
Alison Leary7
Estimated H-index: 7
(LSBU: London South Bank University),
Rob Cook1
Estimated H-index: 1
(Wolfram Research)
+ 5 AuthorsMark Radford2
Estimated H-index: 2
(University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust)
Objectives Nursing is a safety critical activity but not easily quantified. This makes the building of predictive staffing models a challenge. The aim of this study was to determine if relationships between registered and non-registered nurse staffing levels and clinical outcomes could be discovered through the mining of routinely collected clinical data. The secondary aim was to examine the feasibility and develop the use of ‘big data’ techniques commonly used in industry for this area of healt...
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