Digital Innovations in Healthcare and Education



  • TODHUNTER, FERN, NEVIN GERRI, RILEY, SIMON, TAYLOR, MICHAEL, SPENDLOVE, ZOEY (2017) The development of an online resource on ‘professionalism for student midwives and student nurses. Midwifery Digest 27(1)


  • PROCTER, PAULA, BRIXEY, MICHELLE, HONEY, JULIA and TODHUNTER, FERN, 2016. Social media and population health virtual exchange for senior nursing students: An international collaboration: Using a closed Facebook page for academic activity In: International Congress on Nursing Informatics 2016 Geneva. 
  • ALSALEH, E.A., WINDLE, R and BLAKE, H, 2016. Behavioural intervention to increase physical activity in adults with coronary heart disease in Jordan. BMC Public Health. 16, (In Press.)
  • BLAKE, H and GARTSHORE, E, 2016. Workplace wellness using online learning tools in a healthcare setting, Nursing Education in Practice, 20, 70-75 
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  • BROX E, KONSTANTINIDIS STH, EVERTSEN G, FERNANDEZ-LUQUE L, REMARTINEZ A, OESCH P, and CIVIT A, 2016. GameUp: Exergames for Mobility – A Project to Keep Elderly ActiveIn: KYRIACOU, EFTHYVOULOS, CHRISTOFIDES, STELIOS and PATTICHIS, CONSTANTINOS S, eds., XIV Mediterranean Conference on Medical and Biological Engineering and Computing 2016: MEDICON 2016, March 31st–April 2nd 2016, Paphos, Cyprus 57. Springer International Publishing. 1219-1224
  • EVANS, C, TURNER, K, SUGGS, S, OCCA, A, JUMA, A and BLAKE, H, 2016. Developing a mHealth intervention to promote uptake of HIV testing among African communities in the UK: A qualitative study, BMC Public Health. 16, 656
  • GUO, P and WATTS K, WHARRAD H (2016). An integrative review of the impact of mobile technologies used by healthcare professionals to support education and practice Nursing Open. 3, 66-78
  • KONSTANTINIDIS, STH., BROX E, KUMMERVOLD PE, HALLBERG J, EVERTSEN G, and HIRCHE J, 2016. Online Social Exergames for Seniors: A Pillar of Gamification for Clinical PracticeIn: NOVÁK, DANIEL, TULU, BENGISU and BRENDRYEN, HÅVAR, eds., Handbook of Research on Holistic Perspectives in Gamification for Clinical Practice IGI Global. 245-276
  • ROBERTS, S and WINDLE R 2016. The development of an online LO to improve the knowledge and enhance engagement of pre-registration nursing students around pre-operative fasting: an evaluation research study. Journal of Learning Development in Higher Education. (In Press.)ARTHUR A, MABEN J, WHARRAD H, ALDUS C, SARRE S, SCHNEIDER J, NICHOLSON C, BARTON G, COX K, CLARK A. Can Healthcare Assistant Training (CHAT) improve the relational care of older people? Study protocol for a pilot cluster randomised controlled trial. Trials. 2015 Dec 9;16:559. doi: 10.1186/s13063-015-1077-3


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  • BLAKE, H, ROBERTS, AL, BATT, ME and MOSES, JP, 2015. Motive8! Feasibility of a text messaging intervention to promote physical activity in knee osteoarthritis International Journal of Sports and Exercise Medicine. 1:027
  • BLAKE, H, SUGGS, LS, COMAN, E, AGUIRRE, L and BATT, ME, 2015. Active8! Technology-based intervention to promote physical activity in hospital employees American Journal of Health Promotion. Nov 11. [Epub ahead of print]
  • BLAKE, H, ROBERTS, A and STANULEWICZ, N, 2015. Telemedicine and mHealth interventions for children and young people with Type One Diabetes (T1DM) International Journal of Endocrinology and Diabetes. 1(1), 100104
  • EVANS, C, TURNER, K, BLAKE, H, JUMA, A, SUGGS, S and OCCA, A, 2015. Text messaging to encourage uptake of HIV testing amongst African communities: Findings from a theory based feasibility study, HIV Medicine. 16(Suppl. 2), 54
  • FERGUSON, M, BRANDRETH,M, BRASSINGTON,W and WHARRAD HJ, 2015. Information retention and overload in first-time hearing aid users: an interactive multimedia educational solution The American Journal of Audiology. 24, 329-332
  • FERGUSON, M, BRANDRETH, M, BRASSINGTON, W, LEIGHTON, P and WHARRAD, H, 2015. A Randomized Controlled Trial to Evaluate the Benefits of a Multimedia Educational Programme for First-time Hearing Aid Users Ear and Hearing, 37, 123-136
  • LATIF, A, WINDLE, R and WHARRAD, H, 2015. Application of social network analysis to understand development and implementation of an e-compendium to support an online nursing programme JCAL
  • MANNING, J, LATIF, A, COOPER, J, HORSLEY, A, ARMSTRONG, M and WHARRAD, H, 2015. ‘Our Care through Our Eyes’: A mixed-methods, evaluative study of a service-user, co-produced education programme to improve inpatient care of children and young people with self-harm injuries BMJ Open, 5 (12)SZESZACK, S, MAN, R, LOVE, A, LANGMACK, G, WHARRAD, H and DINEEN, R, 2015. Evaluation of an animated film to prepare children for an awake MRI scan Paediatric Radiology. (In Press)
  • TRAVER, VICENTE, KONSTANTINIDIS, STATHIS TH, BAMIDIS, PANAGIOTIS D and ZARY, NABIL, 2015. Analysis of EU - USA cooperation opportunities on IT skills for healthcare workforce.: Studies in health technology and informatics Studies in health technology and informatics. 210, 561-3
  • VEZIRYDIS, P, TIMMONS, S and WHARRAD, H, 2015. Chapter 15 Lessons Learned from the Implementation of an Emergency Department Information System. In: Maximizing Healthcare Delivery and Management through Technology Integration
  • WILLIAMS J, O'CONNOR, M, WINDLE, R and WHARRAD, H, 2015. Using Reusable Learning Objects (RLOS) in Injection Skills Teaching: Evaluations from Multiple User Types Nurse Education Today, 35(12) 1275-82


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  • PETIT-DIT-DARIEL, O, WHARRAD, H.J. and WINDLE, R., 2014. Using Bourdieu's Theory of Practice to understand ICT use amongst nurse educators Nurse Education Today Nurse Education Today
  • QUIRK, H, BLAKE, H., TENNYSON, R., RANDELL, T. and GLAZEBROOK, C., 2014. Physical activity interventions in children and young people with Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus: A systematic review with meta-analysis Diabetic Medicine. 31(10), 1163-73
  • RAAFF, C., GLAZEBROOK, C. and WHARRAD, H., 2014. A systematic review of interactive multimedia interventions to promote children’s communication with health professionals: implications for communicating with overweight children BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making. 14(8)
  • RAAFF C., GLAZEBROOK C. and WHARRAD H., 2014. Dietitians' perceptions of communicating with preadolescent, overweight children in the consultation-setting: The Potential for e-resources. Journal of Human Nutrition and Dietetics
  • RANDLE, J., WHARRAD, H.J., WINDLE, R., VAUGHAN, N and ARTHUR, A., 2014. An observational study of hand hygiene adherence following the introduction of an education intervention Journal of Infection Prevention
  • WHARRAD, H.J., CHAMBERS, D, EVANS C and GOODE J, 2014. Networked knowledge communities in the 21st century classroom practices: the internationalisation of nursing education through a technology enabled curriculum. In: LIMBU, M and GURUNG, B, eds., Emerging pedagogies in the networked knowledge society IGI Global. 25


Digital Innovations in Healthcare and Education Research Group

The University of Nottingham
School of Health Sciences
Queen's Medical Centre
Nottingham, NG7 2HA

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