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Caroline is a lecturer specialising in district nursing who joined City University London in May 2013.

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.

Qualifications

PhD, MSc, PgDip (DN), PGCert, BSc, RGN

 

 

Professional Bodies

Nursing and Midwifery Council
Higher Education Academy
Association of District Nurse Educators

Awards

- PGCert Practice Education - May 2013
- PhD - February 2007
- PGDip Primary healthcare nursing with specialst practitioner qualification - September 2003
- MSc Criminal justice policy - September 1997
- BSc (Hons) Social Science - September 1996
- Adult general nursing - May 1991

Research

Research Areas

Medication management with older people living at home
Root cause analysis investigation of community acquired pressure ulcers

Publications

Journal Articles (14)

  1. Tranter, R. and McGraw, C. (2017). Integrating social media into routine midwifery services: Maternity Direct+. British Journal of Midwifery, 25(7), pp. 458–464.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. Mcgraw, C. and Drennan, V.M. (2014). 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 . doi:10.1111/jocn.12644.
  5. 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.
  6. McGraw, C. and Topping, C. (2011). The district nursing clinical error reduction programme, British Journal of Community Nursing. British Journal of Community Nursing, 16(1), pp. 35–40.
  7. 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.
  8. 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.
  9. McGraw, C. and Drennan, V. (2006). Assessing the needs of older burglary victims: a link nurse scheme, British Journal of Community Nursing. British Journal of Community Nursing, 11(10), pp. 414–419.
  10. 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.
  11. 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.
  12. 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.
  13. 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.
  14. McGraw, C. and Drennan, V. (2000). District nurses and medication compliance devices. Pharmaceutical Journal, 264, pp. 368–368.

Other Activities

Events/Conferences (6)

  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. District nursing clinical error reduction programme. Birmingham, UK (2010).
    Description: Patient Safety Congress, HSJ and Nursing Times.
  4. District nursing care in the United Kingdom. Moscow (2008).
    Description: International Conference on Older People.
  5. 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
  6. 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.

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