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The contribution of a charitable organisation to regional cleft lip and palate services in England and Scotland (2019)
Journal Article
Stock, N. M., Guest, E., Stoneman, K., Ridley, M., Evans, C., LeRoy, C., …Rumsey, N. (2020). The contribution of a charitable organisation to regional cleft lip and palate services in England and Scotland. Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Journal, 57(1), 14-20. https://doi.org/10.1177/1055665619862727

Background: From diagnosis through to adulthood, a cleft lip and/or palate (CL/P) poses a number of challenges for those affected. Alongside the care provided by clinical teams, complementary information and support is offered by charitable organizat... Read More about The contribution of a charitable organisation to regional cleft lip and palate services in England and Scotland.

The Experiences and Support Needs of Grandparents of Children Born With Cleft Lip and/or Palate (2019)
Journal Article
Guest, E., Costa, B., McCarthy, G., Cunniffe, C., & Stock, N. M. (2019). The Experiences and Support Needs of Grandparents of Children Born With Cleft Lip and/or Palate. Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Journal, 56(9), 1181-1186. https://doi.org/10.1177/1055665619850709

© 2019, American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association. Objective: The birth of a child with a cleft lip and/or palate (CL/P) can have a significant emotional and social impact on parents. Yet, the impact on the wider family is rarely investigated. G... Read More about The Experiences and Support Needs of Grandparents of Children Born With Cleft Lip and/or Palate.

The effectiveness of interventions aiming to promote positive body image in adults: A systematic review (2019)
Journal Article
Guest, E., Costa, B., Williamson, H., Meyrick, J., Halliwell, E., & Harcourt, D. (2019). The effectiveness of interventions aiming to promote positive body image in adults: A systematic review. Body Image, 30, 10-25. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.bodyim.2019.04.002

© 2019 Elsevier Ltd Theory suggests promoting positive body image (PBI)through interventions would have a significant impact on health and well-being. However, little is known about the effectiveness of existing interventions. This review aimed to id... Read More about The effectiveness of interventions aiming to promote positive body image in adults: A systematic review.

The development and validation of the CARe Burn Scale - Adult Form: A Patient Reported Outcome Measure (PROM) to assess quality of life for adults living with a burn injury (2019)
Journal Article
Griffiths, C., Guest, E., Pickles, T., Hollén, L., Grzeda, M., White, P., …Harcourt, D. (2019). The development and validation of the CARe Burn Scale - Adult Form: A Patient Reported Outcome Measure (PROM) to assess quality of life for adults living with a burn injury. Journal of Burn Care and Research, 40(3), 312-326. https://doi.org/10.1093/jbcr/irz021

Introduction: Patient Reported Outcome Measures (PROMs) identify vital information about patient needs and therapeutic progress. This paper outlines the development and validation of the CARe Burn Scale - Adult Form: a PROM that assesses quality of... Read More about The development and validation of the CARe Burn Scale - Adult Form: A Patient Reported Outcome Measure (PROM) to assess quality of life for adults living with a burn injury.

Assessing the effectiveness of interventions to support patient decision making about breast reconstruction: A systematic review (2018)
Journal Article
Paraskeva, N., Guest, E., Lewis-Smith, H., & Harcourt, D. (2018). Assessing the effectiveness of interventions to support patient decision making about breast reconstruction: A systematic review. Breast, 40, 97-105. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.breast.2018.04.020

© 2018 Elsevier Ltd Background: Decision making about breast reconstruction (BR) following a diagnosis of breast cancer, Ductal Carcinoma in Situ (DCIS), or to reduce future breast cancer risk, is difficult and complex. This paper systematically revi... Read More about Assessing the effectiveness of interventions to support patient decision making about breast reconstruction: A systematic review.

Teachers’ Perspectives on the Impact of Cleft Lip and/or Palate During the School Years (2018)
Journal Article
Stock, N. M., Ridley, M., & Guest, E. (2019). Teachers’ Perspectives on the Impact of Cleft Lip and/or Palate During the School Years. Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Journal, 56(2), 204-209. https://doi.org/10.1177/1055665618770191

© 2018, American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association. Background: Cleft lip and/or palate (CL/P) poses many challenges for those affected throughout the school years, with recent studies pointing to a trend in poor educational outcomes. Previous re... Read More about Teachers’ Perspectives on the Impact of Cleft Lip and/or Palate During the School Years.

A qualitative exploration of psychosocial specialists’ experiences of providing support in U.K. burn care services (2018)
Journal Article
Guest, E., Griffiths, C., & Harcourt, D. (2018). A qualitative exploration of psychosocial specialists’ experiences of providing support in U.K. burn care services. Scars, Burns & Healing, 4, 1-10. https://doi.org/10.1177/2059513118764881

Introduction: A burn can have a significant and long-lasting psychosocial impact on a patient and their family. The National Burn Care Standards (2013) recommend psychosocial support should be available in all U.K. burn services, however little is kn... Read More about A qualitative exploration of psychosocial specialists’ experiences of providing support in U.K. burn care services.

Collaborating with burn patients and their families to develop the CARe Burn Scales: A portfolio of burn specific quality of life PROMs for use in paediatric and adult burn care (2017)
Presentation / Conference
Griffiths, C., Guest, E., & Harcourt, D. (2017, June). Collaborating with burn patients and their families to develop the CARe Burn Scales: A portfolio of burn specific quality of life PROMs for use in paediatric and adult burn care. Presented at Advances in Patient Reported Outcomes Research Conference

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The Development of the CARe Burn Scales (2017)
Presentation / Conference
Griffiths, C., Guest, E., Grzeda, M., Rumsey, N., & Harcourt, D. (2017, May). The Development of the CARe Burn Scales. Presented at British Burns Association Annual Conference

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A systematic review of patient-reported outcome measures used in adult burn research (2017)
Journal Article
Pleat, J., Griffiths, C., Guest, E., White, P., Gaskin, E., Rumsey, N., & Harcourt, D. (2017). A systematic review of patient-reported outcome measures used in adult burn research. Journal of Burn Care and Research, 38(2), e521-e541. https://doi.org/10.1097/BCR.0000000000000474

Copyright © 2016 by the American Burn Association. Patient-reported outcome measures (PROMs) are vital for evaluating patient needs and therapeutic progress. This review aimed to identify the PROMs used in adult burn care and establish their quality.... Read More about A systematic review of patient-reported outcome measures used in adult burn research.

Photo editing: Enhancing social media images to reflect appearance ideals (2016)
Journal Article
Guest, E. (2016). Photo editing: Enhancing social media images to reflect appearance ideals. Journal of Aesthetic Nursing, 5(9), 444-446. https://doi.org/10.12968/joan.2016.5.9.444

Many of the images used in traditional forms of mass media have been modified to portray unrealistic and idealised beauty characteristics. Further to this, members of the general public have now begun to digitally enhance their own pictures for socia... Read More about Photo editing: Enhancing social media images to reflect appearance ideals.


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