Barbara Farquharson

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AIM This is a report of a research protocol to assess level, determinants and consequences of stress in NHS-24 telephone helpline nurses. BACKGROUND Nurses working in traditional hospital settings(More)
Nurses working for telephone-based medical helplines must maintain attentional focus while quickly and accurately processing information given by callers to make safe and appropriate treatment(More)
AIM To examine the effects of nursing tasks (including their physiological and psychological demands, and the moderating effects of reward and control) on distress and job performance in real time.(More)
AIMS To evaluate the efficacy of a behaviour change technique-based intervention and compare two possible modes of delivery (text + visual and text-only) with usual care. BACKGROUND Patient delay(More)
INTRODUCTION Delay to presentation with symptoms of acute coronary syndrome (ACS) is common meaning many fail to achieve optimal benefit from treatments. Interventions have had variable success in(More)