- Wilkinson, H., McGraw, C., Chung, K. and Kyratsis, Y. (2023). “Can I exercise? Would it help? Would it not?”: exploring the experiences of people with relapsing remitting multiple sclerosis engaging with physical activity during a relapse: a qualitative study. Disability and Rehabilitation, 45(13), pp. 2095–2106. doi:10.1080/09638288.2022.2084774.
- Hoe, J., Trickey, A. and McGraw, C. (2023). Caring for people living with dementia in their own homes: A qualitative study exploring the role and experiences of registered nurses within a district nursing service in the UK. International Journal of Older People Nursing, 18(1). doi:10.1111/opn.12491.
- McGraw, C. (2022). Involving older people in decisions about deprescribing in end of life care. Nursing Standard, 37(11), pp. 55–60. doi:10.7748/ns.2022.e12021.
- McKeown, E., McGraw, C., Holder, P., Shand, J. and Hirani, S.P. (2022). Acceptability and Impact of an Educational App (iCare) for Informal Carers Looking After People at Risk of Pressure Ulceration: Mixed Methods Pilot Study. JMIR Formative Research, 6(9). doi:10.2196/36517.
- Millward, K., McGraw, C. and Aitken, L.M. (2021). The expressed support needs of families of adults who have survived critical illness: A thematic synthesis. International Journal of Nursing Studies, 122, pp. 104048–104048. doi:10.1016/j.ijnurstu.2021.104048.
- Erondu, C. and McGraw, C. (2021). Exploring the barriers and enablers to the implementation and adoption of recovery-orientated practice by community mental health provider organizations in England. Social Work in Mental Health, 19(5), pp. 457–475. doi:10.1080/15332985.2021.1949426.
- Taylor, C., Mulligan, K. and McGraw, C. (2021). Barriers and enablers to the implementation of evidence‐based practice in pressure ulcer prevention and management in an integrated community care setting: A qualitative study informed by the theoretical domains framework. Health & Social Care in the Community, 29(3), pp. 766–779. doi:10.1111/hsc.13322.
- Costa, A. and McGraw, C. (2020). Exploring perceptions and experiences of oral chemotherapy in people with cancer. Cancer Nursing Practice, 19(1), pp. 35–41. doi:10.7748/cnp.2018.e1464.
- McGraw, C. (2019). Achieving medicine optimisation with cross-sector cooperation. Nursing and Residential Care, 21(2), pp. 74–78. doi:10.12968/nrec.2019.21.2.74.
- McGraw, C.A. (2019). Nurses’ perceptions of the root causes of community‐acquired pressure ulcers: Application of the Model for Examining Safety and Quality Concerns in Home Healthcare. Journal of Clinical Nursing, 28(3-4), pp. 575–588. doi:10.1111/jocn.14652.
- McGraw, C., Abbott, S. and Brook, J. (2018). Innovation in values based public health nursing student selection: A qualitative evaluation of candidate and selection panel member perspectives. Public Health Nursing, 35(4), pp. 344–352. doi:10.1111/phn.12392.
- Brook, J. and McGraw, C. (2018). Multidisciplinary perspectives: Application of the Consolidated Framework for Implementation Research to evaluate a health coaching initiative. Health & Social Care in the Community, 26(3). doi:10.1111/hsc.12536.
- Tranter, R. and McGraw, C. (2017). Integrating social media into routine midwifery services: Maternity Direct+. British Journal of Midwifery, 25(7), pp. 458–464.
- Cliff, C. and McGraw, C. (2016). The conduct and process of mental capacity assessments in home health care settings. British Journal of Community Nursing, 21(11), pp. 570–577. doi:10.12968/bjcn.2016.21.11.570.
- McGraw, C. and Jeffers, S. (2015). The importance of considering the treatment and care of family pets in domestic violence risk assessments. Journal of Health Visiting, 3(9), pp. 483–488. doi:10.12968/johv.2015.3.9.483.
- McGraw, C. and Drennan, V.M. (2015). Evaluation of the suitability of root cause analysis frameworks for the investigation of community-acquired pressure ulcers: a systematic review and documentary analysis. Journal of Clinical Nursing, 24(3-4), pp. 536–545. doi:10.1111/jocn.12644.
- McGraw, C., Coleman, B., Ashman, L. and Hayes, S. (2012). The role of the pharmacy technician in the skill-mixed district nursing team. British Journal of Community Nursing, 17(9), pp. 440–4.
- McGraw, C. and Topping, C. (2011). The district nursing clinical error reduction programme. British Journal of Community Nursing, 16(1), pp. 35–40. doi:10.12968/bjcn.2011.16.1.35.
- McGraw, C. and Drennan, V. (2009). Assisting older people with bathing: comparing service provision in England and Japan. Journal of Community Nursing, 23(9), pp. 12–16.
- McGraw, C., Drennan, V. and Humphries, C. (2008). Understanding risk and safety in home health care: the limits of generic frameworks. Quality in Primary Care, 16, pp. 239–248.
- McGraw, C. and Drennan, V. (2006). Assessing the needs of older burglary victims: a link nurse scheme. British Journal of Community Nursing, 11(10), pp. 414–419. doi:10.12968/bjcn.2006.11.10.21962.
- McGraw, C. (2004). Multi-compartment medication devices and patient compliance. British Journal of Community Nursing, 9(7), pp. 285–290. doi:10.12968/bjcn.2004.9.7.13295.
- McGraw, C. and Drennan, V. (2004). Older people and medication management: from compliance to concordance. Reviews in Clinical Gerontology, 14(2), pp. 145–153. doi:10.1017/s0959259804001376.
- McGraw, C. and Drennan, V. (2001). Self-administration of medicine and older people. Nursing Standard, 15(18), pp. 33–36. doi:10.7748/ns2001.01.15.18.33.c2968.
- McGraw, C. and Drennan, V. (2000). The use of medication compliance devices by district nursing services. British Journal of Community Nursing, 5(7), pp. 326–331. doi:10.12968/bjcn.2000.5.7.7155.
- McGraw, C. and Drennan, V. (2000). District nurses and medication compliance devices. Pharmaceutical Journal, 264, pp. 368–368.
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Caroline is an honarary research fellow specialising in district nursing. She joined City University London as a lecturer in May 2013 and returned to clinical practice in April 2022. Caroline initially qualified as an adult general nurse in 1991. She has been working in district nursing practice for over 15 years and completed her Primary Healthcare Nursing PGDip (District Nurse) with Specialist Practitioner Qualification in 2003. Her key interest at doctoral level was in applying conceptual models developed to predict risk and analyse adverse events in secondary care environments to the domiciliary care setting. Her key research interests include medication management with older people living at home, the interface between health and social care in the community, and risk management in domiciliary care settings.
PGCert Practice Education, PhD, PGDip, MSc, BSc and Registered General Nurse.
- Honorary Research Fellow, City University London, Apr 2022 – present
Memberships of professional organisations
- Higher Education Academy
- Association of District Nurse Educators
- Nursing and Midwifery Council
Medication management with older people living at home
Root cause analysis investigation of community acquired pressure ulcers
Publications by category
- Brook, J., McGraw, C. and Thurtle, V. (2021). Oxford Handbook of Primary Care and Community Nursing. Oxford Handbooks in Nursing. ISBN 978-0-19-883182-2.
- Craig, G. and McGraw, C. (2020). Public health: Meeting the needs of diverse communities. Diversity and Cultural Awareness in Nursing Practice London: Learning Matters. ISBN 978-1-5264-2434-1.
Journal articles (26)
- 6th International Conference on Community Health Nursing Research. Seoul, South Korea (2015).
Description: Oral Presentation: Evaluation of the Suitability of Root Cause Analysis Frameworks in the Investigation of Community Acquired Pressure Ulcers
- European Wound Management Association 2015: Wound Care Shaping the Future. ExCel London (2015).
Description: Poster Presentation: Evaluation of the Suitability of Root Cause Analysis Frameworks for the Investigation of Community Acquired Pressure Ulcers
- District nursing clinical error reduction programme. Birmingham, UK (2010).
Description: Patient Safety Congress, HSJ and Nursing Times.
- District nursing care in the United Kingdom. Moscow (2008).
Description: International Conference on Older People.
- Medication management for older people living at home: home carer involvement and patient safety. Granada, Spain (2007).
Description: International Conferences in Community Health Care Nursing Research
- Risk and safety at the interface between health and social care. Tokyo, Japan (2005).
Description: Oral presentation at the International Conference in Community health Care Nursing Research.