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Advance decisions to refuse treatment and suicidal behaviour in emergency care: 'It's very much a step into the unknown' (2019)
Journal Article
Quinlivan, L., Nowland, R., Steeg, S., Cooper, J., Meehan, D., Godfrey, J., …Kapur, N. (2019). Advance decisions to refuse treatment and suicidal behaviour in emergency care: 'It's very much a step into the unknown'. BJPsych Open, 5(4), https://doi.org/10.1192/bjo.2019.42

© 2019 The Royal College of Psychiatrists. Background Complex challenges may arise when patients present to emergency services with an advance decision to refuse life-saving treatment following suicidal behaviour.Aims To investigate the use of advanc... Read More about Advance decisions to refuse treatment and suicidal behaviour in emergency care: 'It's very much a step into the unknown'.

Developing a practical approach to evaluating public involvement in research (2018)
Presentation / Conference
Kok, M., Davies, R., & White, J. (2018, November). Developing a practical approach to evaluating public involvement in research

Aim: The session aims to share a prototype workshop on evaluating public involvement in research. Background: Public involvement (PI) in research has been steadily advancing in recent years. In the UK, we have strong policy commitment to PI in re... Read More about Developing a practical approach to evaluating public involvement in research.

HOPE: Help fOr People with money, employment, benefit or housing problems: Study protocol for a randomised controlled trial (2017)
Journal Article
Barnes, M. C., Haase, A. M., Bard, A. M., Donovan, J. L., Davies, R., Dursley, S., …Gunnell, D. (2017). HOPE: Help fOr People with money, employment, benefit or housing problems: Study protocol for a randomised controlled trial. Pilot and Feasibility Studies, 3(1), 44-53. https://doi.org/10.1186/s40814-017-0179-y

© 2017 The Author(s). Background: Self-harm and suicide increase in times of economic recession. Factors including job loss, austerity measures, financial difficulties and house repossession contribute to the risk. Vulnerable individuals commonly exp... Read More about HOPE: Help fOr People with money, employment, benefit or housing problems: Study protocol for a randomised controlled trial.

Abstracts from the NIHR INVOLVE Conference 2017 (2017)
Journal Article
Davies, R. (2017). Abstracts from the NIHR INVOLVE Conference 2017. Research Involvement and Engagement, 3(Suppl), 27-44. https://doi.org/10.1186/s40900-017-0075-x

All abstracts from the NIHR INVOLVE Conference 2017. Poster 27 - P27 Discovering the role of public co-applicant on a National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Programme grant Research Involvement and Engagement 2017, 3(Suppl 1):P27

Seeking help in times of economic hardship: Access, experiences of services and unmet need (2017)
Journal Article
Barnes, M. C., Donovan, J. L., Wilson, C., Chatwin, J., Davies, R., Potokar, J., …Gunnell, D. (2017). Seeking help in times of economic hardship: Access, experiences of services and unmet need. BMC Psychiatry, 17(1), https://doi.org/10.1186/s12888-017-1235-0

Background: Economic recessions are often accompanied by increased levels of psychological distress and suicidal behaviour in affected populations. Little is known about the experiences of people seeking help for employment, financial and benefit-rel... Read More about Seeking help in times of economic hardship: Access, experiences of services and unmet need.

What’s in a “research passport”? A collaborative autoethnography of institutional approvals in public involvement in research (2016)
Journal Article
Donald, C., Laterza, V., Evans, D., Davies, R., Donald, C., & Rice, C. (2016). What’s in a “research passport”? A collaborative autoethnography of institutional approvals in public involvement in research. Research Involvement and Engagement, 2(1), https://doi.org/10.1186/s40900-016-0033-z

© 2016 Laterza et al. Background In the growing literature on public involvement in research (PIR), very few works analyse PIR organizational and institutional dimensions in depth. We explore the complex interactions of PIR with institutions and bure... Read More about What’s in a “research passport”? A collaborative autoethnography of institutional approvals in public involvement in research.

Understanding vulnerability to selfharm in times of economic hardship and austerity: A qualitative study (2016)
Journal Article
Barnes, M. C., Gunnell, D., Davies, R., Hawton, K., Kapur, N., Potokar, J., & Donovan, J. L. (2016). Understanding vulnerability to selfharm in times of economic hardship and austerity: A qualitative study. BMJ Open, 6(2), e010131. https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2015-010131

Objective: Self-harm and suicide increase in times of economic recession, but little is known about why people self-harm when in financial difficulty, and in what circumstances self-harm occurs. This study aimed to understand events and experiences l... Read More about Understanding vulnerability to selfharm in times of economic hardship and austerity: A qualitative study.

What is going on in public involvement in health research? A qualitative exploration of aims, processes and outcomes (2016)
Thesis
Davies, R. What is going on in public involvement in health research? A qualitative exploration of aims, processes and outcomes. (Thesis). University of the West of England

This project aimed to understand what was going on in public involvement in health research based on an investigation of the relationship between the practice of involvement and conceptualisations of involvement in the literature. A qualitative explo... Read More about What is going on in public involvement in health research? A qualitative exploration of aims, processes and outcomes.

A devolved model for public involvement in the field of mental health research: case study learning (2015)
Journal Article
Moule, P., & Davies, R. (2016). A devolved model for public involvement in the field of mental health research: case study learning. Health Expectations, 19(6), 1302-1311. https://doi.org/10.1111/hex.12426

© 2015 The Authors. Health Expectations Published by John Wiley & Sons Ltd. Background: Patient and public involvement in all aspects of research is espoused and there is a continued interest in understanding its wider impact. Existing investigatio... Read More about A devolved model for public involvement in the field of mental health research: case study learning.

A devolved model for public involvement in the field of mental health research: Case study learning (2015)
Journal Article
Moule, P., & Davies, R. (2016). A devolved model for public involvement in the field of mental health research: Case study learning. Health Expectations, 19(6), 1302-1311. https://doi.org/10.1111/hex.12426

Abstract Background: Patient and public involvement in all aspects of research is espoused and there is a continued interest in understanding its wider impact. Existing investigations have identified both beneficial outcomes and remaining issues.... Read More about A devolved model for public involvement in the field of mental health research: Case study learning.

Public involvement in research: Assessing impact through a realist evaluation (2014)
Journal Article
Evans, D., Coad, J., Cottrell, K., Dalrymple, J., Davies, R., Donald, C., …Sayers, R. (2014). Public involvement in research: Assessing impact through a realist evaluation. Health Services and Delivery Research, 2(36), 1-128. https://doi.org/10.3310/hsdr02360

Background This study was concerned with developing the evidence base for public involvement in research in health and social care. There now is significant support for public involvement within the National Institute for Health Research, and resear... Read More about Public involvement in research: Assessing impact through a realist evaluation.

Effective support for those who are "hard to engage": A qualitative user-led study (2014)
Journal Article
Davies, R. L., Davies, R., Heslop, P., Onyett, S., & Soteriou, T. (2014). Effective support for those who are "hard to engage": A qualitative user-led study. Journal of Mental Health, 23(2), 62-66. https://doi.org/10.3109/09638237.2013.841868

Background: Up to 30% of people with mental health problems drop out of contact with mental health services with negative implications for continuity of care. Services with an assertive outreach approach aim to sustain engagement. Aims: This study ex... Read More about Effective support for those who are "hard to engage": A qualitative user-led study.

A Contact-Based Intervention for People Recently Discharged from Inpatient Psychiatric Care: A Pilot Study (2014)
Journal Article
Bennewith, O., Evans, J., Donovan, J., Paramasivan, S., Owen-Smith, A., Hollingworth, W., …Gunnell, D. (2014). A Contact-Based Intervention for People Recently Discharged from Inpatient Psychiatric Care: A Pilot Study. Archives of Suicide Research, 18(2), 131-143. https://doi.org/10.1080/13811118.2013.838196

People recently discharged from inpatient psychiatric care are at high risk of suicide and self-harm, with 6% of all suicides in England occurring in the 3 months after discharge. There is some evidence from a randomized trial carried out in the Unit... Read More about A Contact-Based Intervention for People Recently Discharged from Inpatient Psychiatric Care: A Pilot Study.