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Trends in admissions and outcomes at a British Wildlife rehabilitation centre over a ten-year period (2012–2022) (2023)
Journal Article
Mullineaux, E., & Pawson, C. (2023). Trends in admissions and outcomes at a British Wildlife rehabilitation centre over a ten-year period (2012–2022). Animals, 14(1), Article 86. https://doi.org/10.3390/ani14010086

Millions of animals pass through wildlife rehabilitation centres (WRCs) globally each year, some dying in captivity, others euthanised, and some released into the wild. Those caring for these animals are generally well-intentioned, but skills, knowle... Read More about Trends in admissions and outcomes at a British Wildlife rehabilitation centre over a ten-year period (2012–2022).

Ontological insecurity of inattentiveness: Conceptualizing how risk management practices impact on patient recovery when admitted to an acute psychiatric hospital (2023)
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Deering, K., Wagstaff, C., Williams, J., Bermingham, I., & Pawson, C. (2024). Ontological insecurity of inattentiveness: Conceptualizing how risk management practices impact on patient recovery when admitted to an acute psychiatric hospital. International Journal of Mental Health Nursing, 33(2), 420-430. https://doi.org/10.1111/inm.13245

Risk management which assesses and mitigates risks such as suicide and violence is under scrutiny, particularly within psychiatric inpatient settings. Restrictive practices, which result from risk assessment, such as observations, physical restraint... Read More about Ontological insecurity of inattentiveness: Conceptualizing how risk management practices impact on patient recovery when admitted to an acute psychiatric hospital.

Learning from collective lived experience: A case study of an experts by experience group (2022)
Journal Article
Pawson, C., Bolden, R., Isaac, B., Joseph, F., Hannah, M., & Sandai, S. (2022). Learning from collective lived experience: A case study of an experts by experience group. Housing, Care and Support, 25(3/4), 223-235. https://doi.org/10.1108/HCS-12-2021-0048

Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to present a case study tracking the development and engagement of a group of experts by experience (The Independent Futures (IF) Group) who provided a lived experience voice to the Bristol Golden Key (GK) partne... Read More about Learning from collective lived experience: A case study of an experts by experience group.

An emergent process for activating system change: Insights from Golden Key Bristol (2022)
Journal Article
Fouracre, B., Fisher, J., Bolden, R., Coombs, B., Isaac, B., & Pawson, C. (2022). An emergent process for activating system change: Insights from Golden Key Bristol. Housing, Care and Support, 25(3/4), 250-261. https://doi.org/10.1108/HCS-12-2021-0039

Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to present insights into the way in which system change can be activated around the provision of services and support for people experiencing multiple disadvantages in an urban setting. Design/methodology/approac... Read More about An emergent process for activating system change: Insights from Golden Key Bristol.

Systems change for multiple complex needs: A practical tool (2022)
Report
Bolden, R., Isaac, B., Pawson, C., & Gasper, R. (2022). Systems change for multiple complex needs: A practical tool. Bristol: Golden Key

This tool is intended to be used by anyone who is developing or running a systems change activity or project for people with multiple complex needs. We encourage you to use the tool to identify practical actions in seven key areas which can improve t... Read More about Systems change for multiple complex needs: A practical tool.

Golden key local evaluation - Phase 5 final report (2022)
Report
Isaac, B., Pawson, C., Bolden, R., Warren, S., Buser, M., & Anning, A. (2022). Golden key local evaluation - Phase 5 final report. Bristol: Golden Key

This final local evaluation report marks the culmination of an intensive eight-years following the work of Golden Key (GK) to transform services for people in Bristol with severe and multiple disadvantage. Previous phases of the local evaluation hav... Read More about Golden key local evaluation - Phase 5 final report.

Student mental health in higher education: The contextual influence of “cuts, competition & comparison” (2021)
Journal Article
Thompson, M., Pawson, C., Delfino, A., Saunders, A., & Parker, H. (2022). Student mental health in higher education: The contextual influence of “cuts, competition & comparison”. British Journal of Educational Psychology, 92(2), Article e12461. https://doi.org/10.1111/bjep.12461

Background: The mental health of students in UK higher education (HE) is receiving increased attention, and support services for students are under increased pressure. Aims: Drawing on ecological systems theory (EST), this study sought to explore pos... Read More about Student mental health in higher education: The contextual influence of “cuts, competition & comparison”.

Golden Key local evaluation: Review of phase 4 system change case studies (2021)
Report
Bolden, R., Isaac, B., Pawson, C., Griffin, E., & Gasper, R. (2021). Golden Key local evaluation: Review of phase 4 system change case studies. Golden Key Bristol

This report summarises findings, insights and recommendations from Phase 4 of the local evaluation of Golden Key, a partnership of statutory and not-for-profit agencies across Bristol who are piloting new approaches to service delivery and mobilising... Read More about Golden Key local evaluation: Review of phase 4 system change case studies.

Navigating entry into higher education: The transition to independent learning and living (2021)
Journal Article
Thompson, M., Pawson, C., & Evans, B. (2021). Navigating entry into higher education: The transition to independent learning and living. Journal of Further and Higher Education, 45(10), 1398-1410. https://doi.org/10.1080/0309877X.2021.1933400

Student transition into higher education can set the foundation for success at university. However, some students, perhaps in increasing numbers, find this transition difficult. This study explores contemporary students’ experiences when transitionin... Read More about Navigating entry into higher education: The transition to independent learning and living.

Anonymity versus advocacy: Challenges and pitfalls of ethical island research (2020)
Journal Article
Matheson, K., Pawson, C., & Clegg, P. (2020). Anonymity versus advocacy: Challenges and pitfalls of ethical island research. Round Table, 109(6), 720-729. https://doi.org/10.1080/00358533.2020.1849500

The purpose of much island research is to advocate for island communities, to encourage island scholarship by islanders themselves, and where that is not possible, to promote the voices of islanders ‘on their own terms’ (Baldacchino, 2008). However,... Read More about Anonymity versus advocacy: Challenges and pitfalls of ethical island research.

Giving a voice to patient experiences through the insights of pragmatism (2020)
Journal Article
Deering, K., Williams, J., Stayner, K., & Pawson, C. (2021). Giving a voice to patient experiences through the insights of pragmatism. Nursing Philosophy, 22(1), Article e12329. https://doi.org/10.1111/nup.12329

As a philosophical position, pragmatism can be critiqued to distinguish truth only with methods that bring about desired results, predominantly with scientific enquiry. The article hopes to dismiss this oversimplification and propose that within ment... Read More about Giving a voice to patient experiences through the insights of pragmatism.

Patient perspectives of helpful risk management practices within mental health services. A mixed studies systematic review of primary research (2019)
Journal Article
Deering, K., Pawson, C., Summers, N., & Williams, J. (2019). Patient perspectives of helpful risk management practices within mental health services. A mixed studies systematic review of primary research. Journal of Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing, 26(5-6), 185-197. https://doi.org/10.1111/jpm.12521

© 2019 John Wiley & Sons Ltd What is known about the subject?: Risk in psychiatry involves harm to self or others owing to mental health difficulties, for example iatrogenic effects of treatment, self-harm, suicide and violence. Risk management is... Read More about Patient perspectives of helpful risk management practices within mental health services. A mixed studies systematic review of primary research.

Building connections: Golden key local evaluation phase 2 report (2017)
Report
Isaac, B., Bolden, R., Pawson, C., Gulati, A., Gasper, R., Plumridge, A., …Stern, E. (2017). Building connections: Golden key local evaluation phase 2 report

This report summarises findings from Phase 2 of the UWE Local Evaluation of Golden Key (GK) in Bristol (March 2016 to Feb 2017). GK is one of 12 Big Lottery funded Fulfilling Lives partnerships across the UK, where local organisations are working to... Read More about Building connections: Golden key local evaluation phase 2 report.

Children's understanding of social rules and social status (2003)
Journal Article
Nobes, G., & Pawson, C. (2003). Children's understanding of social rules and social status. Merrill-Palmer Quarterly, 49(1), 77-99. https://doi.org/10.1353/mpq.2003.0005

Children's understanding of social rules and authority was investigated by asking 4-9 year-olds (N = 129) about stories in which the status (adult or child) of rule inventors, transgressors, and changers was varied. The rules were conventions invente... Read More about Children's understanding of social rules and social status.