We conducted a cross-sectional survey to investigate the mental health attitudes of a random sample of community pharmacists in England and Wales. This was the first study to investigate British pharmacists’ attitudes towards mental health. A peer reviewed article of the research was published in “The Journal of Public Mental Health”.
Morral, K. & Morral, J. (2016). A survey of community pharmacists’ attitudes towards mental illness. Journal of Public Mental Health, 15(2), 93-102. doi: 10.1108/JPMH-12-2015-0052
This peer reviewed journal article present results from our evaluation of the experience of a move to independent living for people with mental health needs or a learning disability. The discussion focuses on the shift in organisational culture from providing care within a hostel setting to supporting people in their own tenancies.
Karban, K., Paley, C. & Willcock, K. (2013). Towards support: evaluating a move to independent living. Housing, Care and Support, 16(2), 85-94. doi: 10.1108/HCS-02-2013-0001
We worked with researchers at the University of Huddersfield to assess the impact of a laboratory practical for undergraduate pharmacy students. A peer reviewed article of the research was published in “The British Journal of Pharmacy”.
Campanile, A., Morral, K., Aljammal, M.K., Owusu-Kwarteng, F., Tillotson, E., Shabbir, M., Beadham, I. & Morral, J*. (2016). Development of a versatile laboratory experiment to teach the metabolic transformation of hydrolysis. British Journal of Pharmacy, 1, 106-114. doi: 10.5920/bjpharm.2016.12
In this cross-sectional survey we examined the mental health literacy of
a random sample of community pharmacists in Great Britain. This was the first study to investigate the mental health literacy of British community pharmacists. A peer reviewed article of the research was published in “The Journal of Mental Health Training, Education and Practice”.
Morral, K. & Morral, J. (2017). The mental health literacy of British community pharmacists. The Journal of Mental Health Training, Education and Practice, 12(2), 98-110. doi: 10.1108/JMHTEP-12-2015-0054
This journal article discusses the experiences of a group of eight user and carer researchers from learning disability and mental health services who worked together in a participatory research project.
Grayson, T., Hung Tsang, Y., Jolly, D., Karban, K., Lomax, P., Midgley, C., O’ Rouke, I., Paley, C., Sinson, J., Willcock, K. & Williams, P. (2013). Include me in: user involvement in research and evaluation. Mental Health and Social Inclusion, 17(1), 35-42. doi: 10.1108/20428301311305296
We worked with the University of Huddersfield on an educational research project to evaluate a workshop for undergraduate pharmacy students. We analyzed the data and contributed to writing. A peer reviewed article of the research was published in “Sci. Pharm” (Open Access).
Morral, J., Culshaw, M., Morral, K., Conway, B., Adams, S. & Adams, A. (2015). Linking a Pharmaceutical Chemistry Workshop to Pharmacy Practice, Sci. Pharm., 83(1), 125-142. doi: 10.3797/scipharm.1410-03
This peer reviewed journal article explores issues of partnership and participation in research and evaluation, drawing on the experiences of evaluating a move from hostel accommodation to independent supported living for people with mental health difficulties or learning disabilities.
Karban, K., Paley, C. & Willcock, K. (2011). Who calls the tune? Participation and partnership in research. Social Work and Social Sciences Review, 15(3), 57-71. doi: 10.1921/095352212X656374
We developed a program of user‐focused action research in collaboration with five homelessness organizations in London. The action research program aimed to make improvements in practice by involving the users of services in the development and evaluation of services. Participants identified areas of unmet need and gaps in service provision and action was taken to resolve these problems.
Willcock, K. (1999) Older Homeless People: An action research plan. Housing, Care and Support, 2(2), pp.25-28. doi: 10.1108/14608790199900018