• Publications
  • Influence
Research guidelines for the Delphi survey technique.
This paper aims to provide an understanding of the preparation, action steps and difficulties that are inherent within the Delphi method, used systematically and rigorously, to contribute significantly to broadening knowledge within the nursing profession. Expand
The Delphi Technique in Nursing and Health Research
This chapter discusses applications of the Delphi in Nursing and Health Research, as well as analysing data from a Delphi and Reporting Results, and the importance of reliability and Validity. Expand
Consulting the oracle: ten lessons from using the Delphi technique in nursing research.
Many challenges and questions are raised when using the Delphi technique, but there is no doubt that it is an important method for achieving consensus on issues where none previously existed. Expand
A critical review of the Delphi technique as a research methodology for nursing.
The critical analysis highlights the increasing popularity of the Delphi and the modifications to the process which may cause methodological problems and has much to offer in terms of gaining consensus from a wide range of individuals on specific topics. Expand
Enhancing rigour in the Delphi technique research
Abstract The cornerstone of good research is establishing integrity. However, identifying and gauging methodological rigour for the Delphi technique remains elusive. This is due to a number ofExpand
Living and coping with Parkinson’s disease: Perceptions of informal carers
As the well-being of the informal carer directly influences the care of the person with PD, support interventions are required to relieve their burden, maximize outcomes and ensure targeting of services. Expand
Active carers: living with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
It is confirmed that family caregivers provide direct care with little support and assistance for patients with advanced COPD, and there is a need to devise interventions to ensure family caregivers are supported. Expand
Nurses', midwives' and patients' perceptions of trained health care assistants.
The employment of health care assistants yields positive outcomes for staff and female clients but consideration must be given to role clarity. Expand
An exploration into the palliative and end-of-life experiences of carers of people with Parkinson’s disease
Findings indicated that some palliative and end-of-life care needs had not been fully addressed, and provide important insights into the experience of caregiving to patients with Parkinson’s disease in the home at the end- of-life stage. Expand