S Cowley

Summary

Affiliation: King's College London
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint What do health visitors do? A national survey of activities and service organisation
    S Cowley
    King s College London, School of Nursing and Midwifery, WBW Franklin Wilkins Building, 150 Stamford Street, London SE1 8NH, UK
    Public Health 121:869-79. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Structuring health needs assessments: the medicalisation of health visiting
    Sarah Cowley
    King s College London
    Sociol Health Illn 26:503-26. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint Principles of British health visiting
    Sarah Cowley
    Florence Nightingale School of Nursing at King s College of London, UK
    Rev Esc Enferm USP 41:756-61. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Explaining the principles of health visiting in Brazil
    Sarah Cowley
    Florence Nightingale School of Nursing and Midwifery, King s College London
    Community Pract 83:21-5. 2010
  5. ncbi request reprint A structured health needs assessment tool: acceptability and effectiveness for health visiting
    Sarah Cowley
    Florence Nightingale School of Nursing and Midwifery, King s College London, London, UK
    J Adv Nurs 43:82-92. 2003
  6. ncbi request reprint A taxonomy of needs assessment, elicited from a multiple case study of community nursing education and practice
    S Cowley
    Florence Nightingale School of Nursing and Midwifery, King s College, London, England
    J Adv Nurs 31:126-34. 2000
  7. ncbi request reprint Generalising to theory: the use of a multiple case study design to investigate needs assessment and quality of care in community nursing
    S Cowley
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, King s College, James Clerk Maxwell Building, 57 Waterloo Road, London, UK
    Int J Nurs Stud 37:219-28. 2000
  8. doi request reprint Disconnection: the user voice within the wound dressing supply chain
    Natasha Campling
    Department of Practice and Policy, School of Pharmacy, University of London, London, UK
    J Nurs Manag 16:204-13. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint The guideline contradiction: health visitors' use of formal guidelines for identifying and assessing families in need
    Jane V Appleton
    Florence Nightingale School of Nursing and Midwifery, King s College, London, UK
    Int J Nurs Stud 41:785-97. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint The palliative management of fungating malignant wounds--generalising from multiple-case study data using a system of reasoning
    P Grocott
    Florence Nightingale School of Nursing and Midwifery, King s College London, James Clerk Maxwell Building, 57 Waterloo Road, London SE1 8WA, UK
    Int J Nurs Stud 38:533-45. 2001

Detail Information

Publications41

  1. ncbi request reprint What do health visitors do? A national survey of activities and service organisation
    S Cowley
    King s College London, School of Nursing and Midwifery, WBW Franklin Wilkins Building, 150 Stamford Street, London SE1 8NH, UK
    Public Health 121:869-79. 2007
    ..Early interventions targeting health inequalities, and changing policies for mothers and pre-school children, have focused attention on existing interventions...
  2. ncbi request reprint Structuring health needs assessments: the medicalisation of health visiting
    Sarah Cowley
    King s College London
    Sociol Health Illn 26:503-26. 2004
    ..In this respect, it serves as a marker in the continued medicalisation of health visiting...
  3. ncbi request reprint Principles of British health visiting
    Sarah Cowley
    Florence Nightingale School of Nursing at King s College of London, UK
    Rev Esc Enferm USP 41:756-61. 2007
    ..Some parallels are drawn with the health situation in modern Brazil...
  4. ncbi request reprint Explaining the principles of health visiting in Brazil
    Sarah Cowley
    Florence Nightingale School of Nursing and Midwifery, King s College London
    Community Pract 83:21-5. 2010
    ..The explana-tion was met with great interest. We need to be both more aware and better able to explain these underlying themes in this country as well...
  5. ncbi request reprint A structured health needs assessment tool: acceptability and effectiveness for health visiting
    Sarah Cowley
    Florence Nightingale School of Nursing and Midwifery, King s College London, London, UK
    J Adv Nurs 43:82-92. 2003
    ..Research attention has focused mainly on unstructured needs assessments and professional judgment or the development of assessment tools, so that the views of practitioners using structured instruments and their clients are not known...
  6. ncbi request reprint A taxonomy of needs assessment, elicited from a multiple case study of community nursing education and practice
    S Cowley
    Florence Nightingale School of Nursing and Midwifery, King s College, London, England
    J Adv Nurs 31:126-34. 2000
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Generalising to theory: the use of a multiple case study design to investigate needs assessment and quality of care in community nursing
    S Cowley
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, King s College, James Clerk Maxwell Building, 57 Waterloo Road, London, UK
    Int J Nurs Stud 37:219-28. 2000
    ..The practicalities of operationalising a multiple case study design into research are highlighted, and the mechanism for 'generalising to theory' illustrated...
  8. doi request reprint Disconnection: the user voice within the wound dressing supply chain
    Natasha Campling
    Department of Practice and Policy, School of Pharmacy, University of London, London, UK
    J Nurs Manag 16:204-13. 2008
    ..This study examined the user voice in England's National Health Service (NHS) wound dressing supply chain...
  9. ncbi request reprint The guideline contradiction: health visitors' use of formal guidelines for identifying and assessing families in need
    Jane V Appleton
    Florence Nightingale School of Nursing and Midwifery, King s College, London, UK
    Int J Nurs Stud 41:785-97. 2004
    ..Thus, even when guidelines exist, no accurate predictions can be made about health visitors' knowledge of or use of such guidelines in practice...
  10. ncbi request reprint The palliative management of fungating malignant wounds--generalising from multiple-case study data using a system of reasoning
    P Grocott
    Florence Nightingale School of Nursing and Midwifery, King s College London, James Clerk Maxwell Building, 57 Waterloo Road, London SE1 8WA, UK
    Int J Nurs Stud 38:533-45. 2001
    ..The system of reasoning is described and illustrated using data from a single participant with advanced uterine cancer and a fungating nodule in the groin...
  11. doi request reprint Restoring embodied control following surgical treatment for colorectal cancer: a longitudinal qualitative study
    Claire Taylor
    Kings College, London, Florence Nightingale School of Nursing and Midwifery, Burdett Institute, St Marks Hospital, Harrow HA1 3UJ, United Kingdom
    Int J Nurs Stud 47:946-56. 2010
    ..Most patients diagnosed with this cancer are treated with surgery. Few studies have employed a qualitative approach to examine their experiences and perceptions of recovering from this treatment...
  12. ncbi request reprint The M-C-M' cycle and social capital
    Sarah Hean
    Florence Nightingale School of Nursing and Midwifery, Kings College London, James Clerke Maxwell Building, 57 Waterloo Road, SE1 8WA, London, UK
    Soc Sci Med 56:1061-72. 2003
    ..The possibilities of the model in assisting in the measurement of social capital specifically in assessing formal networks are explored...
  13. ncbi request reprint A funding model for health visiting: baseline requirements--part 1
    Sarah Cowley
    Florence Nightingale School of Nursing and Midwifery, King s College, London
    Community Pract 80:18-24. 2007
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  14. ncbi request reprint The wound dressing supply chain within England's National Health Service: unravelling the context for users
    Natasha Browne
    Florence Nightingale School of Nursing and Midwifery, King s College, London, UK
    J Nurs Manag 12:51-61. 2004
    ..To explore the representation of user needs (nurses and patients, both individuals and groups) at the industrial (wound dressing manufacture) and National Health Service interface...
  15. ncbi request reprint Woundcare Research for Appropriate Products (WRAP): validation of the TELER method involving users
    Natasha Browne
    Florence Nightingale School of Nursing and Midwifery, King s College London, Franklin Wilkins Building, Room 5 7, Waterloo Bridge Wing, 150 Stamford Street, London SE1 8WA, UK
    Int J Nurs Stud 41:559-71. 2004
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  16. ncbi request reprint Working on person-centred planning: from amber to green light?
    Sandra Dowling
    King s College London, UK
    J Intellect Disabil 11:65-82. 2007
    ..This article explores these to consider what facilitates the adoption of new elements of practice...
  17. ncbi request reprint A funding model for health visiting (part 2): impact and implementation
    Sarah Cowley
    Florence Nightingale School of Nursing and Midwifery, King s College London
    Community Pract 80:24-31. 2007
    ..These are described with reference to the new Public Service Agreement targets and other relevant policy...
  18. ncbi request reprint Controversial questions (part one): what is the right size for a health visiting caseload?
    Sarah Cowley
    Florence Nightingale School of Nursing and Midwifery, King s College London
    Community Pract 82:18-22. 2009
    ..This paper explores the notion of 'caseload', the distribution of services according to levels of deprivation and delivery of a universal or targeted health visiting service...
  19. ncbi request reprint Reassurance or judgement? Parents' views on the delivery of child health surveillance programmes
    Brenda Roche
    BRG Wandsworth Primary Care Research Centre, Wandsworth PCT, Bolingbroke Hospital, London, UK
    Fam Pract 22:507-12. 2005
    ..Parents' voices have been largely absent from discussions about local child health programmes. For partnership working to be effective and for local services to be able to evolve effectively parents' views are vital...
  20. ncbi request reprint Controversial questions (part two): should there be a direct-entry route to health visitor education?
    Sarah Cowley
    Florence Nightingale School of Nursing and Midwifery, King s College London
    Community Pract 82:24-8. 2009
    ....
  21. ncbi request reprint Effective interagency and interprofessional working: facilitators and barriers
    Sarah Cowley
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, King s College, London, UK
    Int J Palliat Nurs 8:30-9. 2002
    ..Time is required for new service configurations to stabilize so that staff are able to overcome barriers and develop the necessary facilitators for quality care provision...
  22. ncbi request reprint Sexual health work in a playground: lessons learnt from the evaluation of a small-scale sexual health project
    Paula Baraitser
    Department of Reproductive Health, Community Health South London NHS Trust, St Giles Hospital, London, UK
    J Fam Plann Reprod Health Care 28:18-22. 2002
    ..To evaluate a sexual health outreach programme in an adventure playground...
  23. ncbi request reprint Health visiting assessment processes under scrutiny: a case study of knowledge use during family health needs assessments
    Jane V Appleton
    School of Health and Social Care, Oxford Brookes University, Jack Straws Lane, Marston, Oxford OX3 0FL, UK
    Int J Nurs Stud 45:682-96. 2008
    ..To date, there has been only limited empirical examination of the types of knowledge and ways of knowing which are likely to influence health visiting practice during family health needs assessments...
  24. ncbi request reprint Health needs assessment in the health visiting service and the impact on the ethnic community
    Anna M Houston
    R and D The Link Centre, St Georges Hospital, Hornchurch RM12 6RS, UK
    Int J Nurs Stud 40:85-94. 2003
    ..It focuses on one vignette to demonstrate the practical and difficult issues when a formal system is used to assess needs in clients who do not speak English as a first language...
  25. ncbi request reprint An application of the mini review to a complex methodological question: how best to research public health nursing and service quality?
    S Sinéad Hanafin
    National Children s Office, Floor 1, St Martin s House, Waterloo Road, Dublin, Ireland
    Int J Nurs Stud 41:799-811. 2004
    ..In doing so, we demonstrate that questions of clinical effectiveness are but one application for systematic review...
  26. ncbi request reprint Evaluating family partnership training in health visitor practice
    Christine Bidmead
    Centre for Parent and Child Support, South London and Maudsley NHS Trust
    Community Pract 78:239-45. 2005
    ..The triangulation of methods led to an understanding that change in practice is dependent on the insight of the practitioner and that this may be able to be measured to some extent by the use of different methods...
  27. ncbi request reprint Busting the bureaucracy: lessons from research governance in primary care
    Jane Appleton
    Centre for Research in Primary and Community Care, University of Hertfordshire
    Community Pract 80:29-32. 2007
    ..With the current restructuring of primary care, we believe the time is right to streamline research governance procedures...
  28. ncbi request reprint Empowerment or control? An analysis of the extent to which client participation is enabled during health visitor/client interactions using a structured health needs assessment tool
    Jan Mitcheson
    Suffolk College, Rope Walk, Ipswich, UK
    Int J Nurs Stud 40:413-26. 2003
    ..In conclusion, therefore, it is recommended that health visitors should use the open, conversational style of needs assessment that has been shown to be effective and acceptable, rather than an approach based on a structured instrument...
  29. ncbi request reprint Evaluating health visitor parenting support: validating outcome measures for parental self-efficacy
    Karen A Whittaker
    Department of Nursing, University of Central Lancashire, Preston, Lancashire, UK
    J Child Health Care 10:296-308. 2006
    ..The PSAM was a more stable measure of parenting self-beliefs than the SEPTI subscales when tested with a UK sample of parents...
  30. ncbi request reprint Quality in preventive and health-promoting services: constructing an understanding through process
    Sinead Hanafin
    Office of the Minister for Children, Dublin, Ireland
    J Nurs Manag 14:472-82. 2006
    ..This study set out to address these difficulties...
  31. ncbi request reprint Challenging the philosophy of partnership with parents: a grounded theory study
    Imelda Coyne
    BSc Programme Director, Lecturer in Children s Nursing, School of Nursing, Dublin City University, Dublin
    Int J Nurs Stud 44:893-904. 2007
    ..Since the 1990's, the term 'partnership with parents' has increasingly been reported in the literature and adopted as a philosophy of care in most paediatric units in the United Kingdom...
  32. ncbi request reprint The development of palliative care in national government policy in England, 1986-2000
    Alison Mathew
    Tearfund, Teddington, UK
    Palliat Med 17:270-82. 2003
    ..In tandem, is an increasing recognition of the need for partnership between sectors, reflected in more recent health and social services legislation...
  33. ncbi request reprint An empowerment approach to needs assessment in health visiting practice
    Anna M Houston
    The Link Centre, St George s Hospital, Hornchurch RM12 6RS, UK
    J Clin Nurs 11:640-50. 2002
    ..The empowerment approach is key to the philosophy of health visiting. There are ways of approaching needs assessment that do not compromise the ethos of partnership-working in a health promoting way...
  34. ncbi request reprint Developing a grounded theory approach: a comparison of Glaser and Strauss
    Helen Heath
    Homerton College, Cambridge School of Health Studies, Victoria House, Capital Park, Fulbourn, Cambridge CB1 5XA, UK
    Int J Nurs Stud 41:141-50. 2004
    ..A conclusion is drawn that, rather than debate relative merits of the two approaches, suggests that novice researchers need to select the method that best suits their cognitive style and develop analytic skills through doing research...
  35. ncbi request reprint A concept analysis of partnership with clients
    Christine Bidmead
    Centre for Parent and Child Support, South London and Maudsley NHS Trust
    Community Pract 78:203-8. 2005
    ..It requires a high level of interpersonal qualities and communication skills in staff who are, themselves, supported through a system of clinical supervision that operates within the same partnership framework...
  36. ncbi request reprint A salient visit
    Sarah Cowley
    Rev Esc Enferm USP 41:340-5. 2007
  37. ncbi request reprint Two cheers for the health visiting review
    Sarah Cowley
    Community Pract 80:3. 2007
  38. ncbi request reprint Health visiting assessment--unpacking critical attributes in health visitor needs assessment practice: a case study
    Jane V Appleton
    Centre for Research in Primary and Community Care, University of Hertfordshire, College Lane, Hatfield, Hertfordshire AL10 9AB, UK
    Int J Nurs Stud 45:232-45. 2008
    ..These assessments are pivotal in uncovering need, safeguarding children and in determining levels of health intervention to be offered to children and their families by the health visiting service in the UK...
  39. ncbi request reprint Service configuration and quality of Irish public health nursing
    Sinead Hanafin
    King s College, London
    Community Pract 78:433-6. 2005
    ..The findings highlight the importance of the principle of vertical equity where service configuration is determined by population composition and need...
  40. ncbi request reprint Multidisciplinary communication in the Irish public health nursing service: a study
    Sinead Hanafin
    King s College London
    Br J Community Nurs 8:544-9. 2003
    ..These findings have implications for communication and teamworking in primary care in the Republic of Ireland and elsewhere...
  41. ncbi request reprint Vertical equity in service provision: a model for the Irish public health nursing service
    Sinead Hanafin
    Health Research Board, Dublin King s College London, London, UK E mail
    J Adv Nurs 39:68-76. 2002
    ..There remains a need to find a solution to the overwhelming demands placed on the public health nursing service in the Republic of Ireland...