Vari Drennan

Summary

Affiliation: University College London
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Priorities in identifying unmet need in older people attending general practice: a nominal group technique study
    Vari Drennan
    Department of Primary Care and Population Sciences, Royal Free and University College London Medical School, University College, London, UK
    Fam Pract 24:454-60. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint The workforce in health and social care services to older people: developing an education and training strategy
    Vari Drennan
    Department of Primary Care and Population Sciences, Royal Free and University College Medical School, University College London, Archway Campus, Highgate Hill, London N19, UK
    Nurse Educ Today 24:402-8. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint Health visiting and refugee families: issues in professional practice
    Vari M Drennan
    Primary Care Nursing Research Unit, Department of Primary Care and Population Sciences, Royal Free and UCL Medical School, London, UK
    J Adv Nurs 49:155-63. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint The feasibility and acceptability of a specialist health and social care team for the promotion of health and independence in 'at risk' older adults
    Vari Drennan
    Primary Care Nursing Research Unit, Department of Primary Care and Population Sciences, Royal Free and University College Medical School, University College London, Archway Campus, Highgate Hill, London, UK
    Health Soc Care Community 13:136-44. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Can primary care identify an 'at risk' group in the older population
    Vari Drennan
    Primary Care Nursing Research Unit, Royal Free and University College London Medical School
    Br J Community Nurs 12:142-8. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Entrepreneurial nurses and midwives in the United Kingdom: an integrative review
    Vari Drennan
    The Primary Care Nursing Research Unit, Department of Primary Care and Population Sciences, University College London, London, UK
    J Adv Nurs 60:459-69. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Attracting and retaining nurses in primary care
    Vari Drennan
    Primary Care Nursing Research Unit, UCL and KCL, London
    Br J Community Nurs 11:242-6. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Older people's services. A picture of health
    Vari Drennan
    Primary Care Nursing Research Unit, Department of Primary Care and Population Sciences, Royal Free and University College Medical School, London
    Health Serv J 113:22-4. 2003
  9. pmc The development of a short instrument to identify common unmet needs in older people in general practice
    Steve Iliffe
    Department of Primary Care and Population Sciences, Royal Free and University College London Medical School, London
    Br J Gen Pract 54:914-8. 2004
  10. doi request reprint 'Nurse entrepreneurs' a case of government rhetoric?
    Michael Traynor
    School of Health and Social Sciences, Middlesex University, London, UK
    J Health Serv Res Policy 13:13-8. 2008

Detail Information

Publications22

  1. ncbi request reprint Priorities in identifying unmet need in older people attending general practice: a nominal group technique study
    Vari Drennan
    Department of Primary Care and Population Sciences, Royal Free and University College London Medical School, University College, London, UK
    Fam Pract 24:454-60. 2007
    ..Primary care practitioners are encouraged to identify unmet need in older people, but the best mechanisms for doing this are not known...
  2. ncbi request reprint The workforce in health and social care services to older people: developing an education and training strategy
    Vari Drennan
    Department of Primary Care and Population Sciences, Royal Free and University College Medical School, University College London, Archway Campus, Highgate Hill, London N19, UK
    Nurse Educ Today 24:402-8. 2004
    ..Although this analysis was in one Confederation, the issues raised have relevance for other Confederations and their education and service partner organisations...
  3. ncbi request reprint Health visiting and refugee families: issues in professional practice
    Vari M Drennan
    Primary Care Nursing Research Unit, Department of Primary Care and Population Sciences, Royal Free and UCL Medical School, London, UK
    J Adv Nurs 49:155-63. 2005
    ..This paper reports on the perceptions of experienced health visitors working with refugee families in Inner London...
  4. ncbi request reprint The feasibility and acceptability of a specialist health and social care team for the promotion of health and independence in 'at risk' older adults
    Vari Drennan
    Primary Care Nursing Research Unit, Department of Primary Care and Population Sciences, Royal Free and University College Medical School, University College London, Archway Campus, Highgate Hill, London, UK
    Health Soc Care Community 13:136-44. 2005
    ..It also offered some key learning points for other multi-agency groups developing similar services...
  5. ncbi request reprint Can primary care identify an 'at risk' group in the older population
    Vari Drennan
    Primary Care Nursing Research Unit, Royal Free and University College London Medical School
    Br J Community Nurs 12:142-8. 2007
    ..This paper reports on the ability of the primary care teams to identify 'at risk' groups in the older population, which can then be targeted for comprehensive assessment...
  6. ncbi request reprint Entrepreneurial nurses and midwives in the United Kingdom: an integrative review
    Vari Drennan
    The Primary Care Nursing Research Unit, Department of Primary Care and Population Sciences, University College London, London, UK
    J Adv Nurs 60:459-69. 2007
    ..This paper is a report of an integrative literature review to investigate: (a) the extent of entrepreneurial activity by nurses, midwives and health visitors in the United Kingdom and (b) the factors that influenced these activities...
  7. ncbi request reprint Attracting and retaining nurses in primary care
    Vari Drennan
    Primary Care Nursing Research Unit, UCL and KCL, London
    Br J Community Nurs 11:242-6. 2006
    ..It reports on the range of initiatives identified, the perceived benefits and challenges. It concludes by proposing a strategic model for planning for the recruitment and retention of primary care nurses...
  8. ncbi request reprint Older people's services. A picture of health
    Vari Drennan
    Primary Care Nursing Research Unit, Department of Primary Care and Population Sciences, Royal Free and University College Medical School, London
    Health Serv J 113:22-4. 2003
    ..The mobility of the elderly population needs to be taken into account when planning joint assessments. Organisations involved had different aspirations for the scheme and management proved problematic...
  9. pmc The development of a short instrument to identify common unmet needs in older people in general practice
    Steve Iliffe
    Department of Primary Care and Population Sciences, Royal Free and University College London Medical School, London
    Br J Gen Pract 54:914-8. 2004
    ..No structured needs assessment tool exists that is appropriate for older people and also suitable for use in routine consultations in general practice...
  10. doi request reprint 'Nurse entrepreneurs' a case of government rhetoric?
    Michael Traynor
    School of Health and Social Sciences, Middlesex University, London, UK
    J Health Serv Res Policy 13:13-8. 2008
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  11. pmc Applying community-oriented primary care methods in British general practice: a case study
    Steve Iliffe
    Department of Primary Care and Population Sciences, Royal Free and UCL Medical School, London
    Br J Gen Pract 52:646-51. 2002
    ..Alternative methods for improving the health of older people living at home are being sought...
  12. doi request reprint Nurse-led case management in the National Health Service: bridging clinical and social worlds
    Jill Manthorpe
    Social Care Workforce Research Unit, King s College London, London, UK
    Prim Health Care Res Dev 13:153-64. 2012
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  13. ncbi request reprint Evaluating nurse prescribing behaviour using constipation as a case study
    Kathy Davis
    Primary Care Nursing Research Unit, Department of Primary Care and Population Sciences, University College, London, UK
    Int J Nurs Pract 13:243-53. 2007
    ..Over 60% of all nurses predominantly prescribed from one class of laxative compared with a wider range prescribed by GPs. The extent, impact and outcomes of medical prescribing need further study...
  14. ncbi request reprint Practice nurses and older people: a case management approach to care
    Catherine Evans
    Primary Care Nursing Research Unit, King s College London, London, UK
    J Adv Nurs 51:343-52. 2005
    ..use the five cyclical elements of a case management approach when caring for people aged over 75 years? (ii) What determines or deters practice nurses' use of the cyclical elements of a case management approach in caring for older people?..
  15. doi request reprint Physician assistants in English general practice: a qualitative study of employers' viewpoints
    Vari Drennan
    Faculty of Health and Social Care Sciences, Kingston University and St George s, University of London, London, UK
    J Health Serv Res Policy 16:75-80. 2011
    ..Our objective was to study the motivation of GPs and practice managers who employed PAs and to understand the factors that sustained their employment...
  16. ncbi request reprint Partnership working by default: district nurses and care home staff providing care for older people
    Claire Goodman
    Primary Care Nursing Research Unit, Department of Primary Care and Population Sciences, University College London King s College London, London, UK
    Health Soc Care Community 13:553-62. 2005
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  17. doi request reprint The effectiveness of inter-professional working for older people living in the community: a systematic review
    Daksha Trivedi
    Centre for Research in Primary and Community Care, University of Hertfordshire, Hatfield, UK
    Health Soc Care Community 21:113-28. 2013
    ..We need more information on the outcomes of the process of IPW and evaluations of the effectiveness of different configurations of health and social care professionals for the care of community dwelling older people...
  18. doi request reprint Dementia, dignity and quality of life: nursing practice and its dilemmas
    Jill Manthorpe
    Social Care Workforce Research Unit, Kings College London, London, UK
    Int J Older People Nurs 5:235-44. 2010
    ..This article aims to provide examples of how such ambitions may be used in practice development...
  19. doi request reprint Establishing new nursing roles: a case study of the English community matron initiative
    Vari Drennan
    Faculty of Health and Social Care, Kingston University and St George s University of London, London, UK
    J Clin Nurs 20:2948-57. 2011
    ..To examine the factors affecting the extent to which English policy on the introduction of community matrons for people with chronic conditions was implemented...
  20. ncbi request reprint Assessing the needs of older burglary victims: a link nurse scheme
    Caroline McGraw
    Islington Primary Care Trust
    Br J Community Nurs 11:414-9. 2006
    ..This article describes a scheme that employed a district nurse to work in partnership with the police to address the health and social care needs of older victims of distraction burglary living in the London Borough of Islington...
  21. ncbi request reprint Understanding risk and safety in home health care: the limits of generic frameworks
    Caroline McGraw
    Islington Primary Care Trust, London, UK
    Qual Prim Care 16:239-48. 2008
    ..These are assumed to have general applicability across different healthcare settings. However, they have never been applied to home health care...
  22. pmc Structured pro-active care for chronic depression by practice nurses in primary care: a qualitative evaluation
    Madeleine Bennett
    Research Department of Primary Care and Population Health, University College London, Royal Free Hospital, London, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 8:e75810. 2013
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