Publications

 

Publications

  1. Cupit C, Mackintosh N, Armstrong N. Using ethnography to study improving healthcare: reflections on the ‘ethnographic’ labelBMJ Quality & Safety 27: 258–260 (2018)
  1. Mackintosh N, Sandall J, Collison C, Carter W, Harris J. Employing the Arts for Knowledge Production and Translation: Visualising new possibilities for women speaking up about safety concerns in maternity. Health Expectations (2018)
  2. Mackintosh N, Rance S, Carter W, Sandall J. Working for patient safety: a qualitative study of women’s help-seeking during acute perinatal events. BMC pregnancy and childbirth (2017)
  3. Xyrichis A, Mackintosh N, Terblanche M, Bench S, Phlippou J, Sandall J. Healthcare stakeholders’ perceptions and experiences of factors affecting the implementation of critical care telemedicine (CCT): qualitative evidence synthesis. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews (2017)
  4. Carter W, Bick D, Mackintosh N, Sandall J. A narrative synthesis of factors that affect women speaking up about early warning signs and symptoms of pre-eclampsia and responses of healthcare staff. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth (2017)
  5. Mackintosh N, Terblanche M, Maharaj R, Xyrichis A, Franklin K, Keddie J, Larkins E, Maslen A, Skinner J, Newman S, De Sousa Magalhaes J, Sandall J. Telemedicine with clinical decision support for critical care: a systematic review. Systematic Reviews (2016)
  6. Mackintosh, N., & Sandall, J. (2015). The social practice of rescue: the safety implications of acute illness trajectories and patient categorisation in medical and maternity settings. Sociology of health & illness. Volume 38, Issue 2, Pages: 252–269
  7. Mackintosh, N., Humphrey, C., & Sandall, J. (2014). The habitus of ‘rescue’ and its significance for implementation of rapid response systems in acute health care. Social Science and Medicine, 120, (Nov), 233-242
  8. Mackintosh, N., Watson, K., Rance, S., & Sandall, J. (2014). Value of a modified early obstetric warning system (MEOWS) in managing maternal complications in the peripartum period: an ethnographic study. BMJ quality & safety, 23(1), 26-34.
  9. Rainey, H., Ehrich, K., Mackintosh, N., & Sandall, J. (2013). The role of patients and their relatives in ‘speaking up’about their own safety–a qualitative study of acute illness. Health Expectations. 18(3):392-405
  10. Rance, S., McCourt, C., Rayment, J., Mackintosh, N., Carter, W., Watson, K., & Sandall, J. (2013). Women's safety alerts in maternity care: is speaking up enough? BMJ Quality & Safety, 22(4), 348-355.
  11. Mackintosh, N., Rainey, H., & Sandall, J. (2012). Republished original research: Understanding how rapid response systems may improve safety for the acutely ill patient: learning from the frontline. Postgraduate Medical Journal, 88(1039), 261-270
  12. Mackintosh, N., Rainey, H., & Sandall, J. (2011). Understanding how rapid response systems may improve safety for the acutely ill patient: Learning from the frontline BMJ Quality & Safety, 21(2), 135-144.
  13. Mackintosh, N. & Sandall, J. (2010) Intelligent Assessment Tools in Heathcare: technological fix or the potential for unintended consequences? CARR Publication Risk & Regulation, Special Issue ‘Close Calls, Near Misses and Early Warnings’, August
  14. Mackintosh, N., & Sandall, J. (2010). Overcoming gendered and professional hierarchies in order to facilitate escalation of care in emergency situations: The role of standardised communication protocols. Social Science and Medicine, 71(9), 1683-1686.
  15. Berridge, E.-J., Mackintosh, N. J., & Freeth, D. S. (2010). Supporting patient safety: Examining communication within delivery suite teams through contrasting approaches to research observation. Midwifery, 26(5), 512-519.
  16. Freeth, D., Ayida, G. Berridge, EJ. Mackintosh, N. Norris, B. Sadler, C. Strachan, A. (2009) MOSES: Promoting Patient Safety in Obstetrics with Teamwork-focused Interprofessional Simulations. Journal of Continuing Education in the Health Professions, 29 (2) 98-104
  17. Mackintosh, N., Berridge, EJ, Freeth, D (2009) Supporting structures for team situation awareness and decision-making: insights from four delivery suites. Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice, 15, 46-54
  18. Islim, I., Osman, K., Beresford, D., Hart, M., Mackintosh, N., Brown, P., Singh, S. and Watson, R. (1995) Fibrinogen in relation to other cardiovascular risk factors in the context of acute myocardial infarction, European Society of Cardiology, August 20-24
  19. Mackintosh, N. (1994) Self-empowerment - a realistic target? British Journal of Nursing, 4(21), 1273-1278
  20. Mackintosh N, Davis RE, Easter A, Rayment-Jones H, Sevdalis N, Wilson S, Adams M, Sandall J. Interventions to increase patient and family involvement in escalation of care for acute life-threatening illness in community health and hospital settings (Protocol). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2017, Issue 10. Art. No.: CD012829. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD012829.
  21. Finch T, May C, Girling M, Mair F, Murray E, Treweek S, McColl E, Steen I, Cook C, Vernazza C, Mackintosh N et al: Improving the normalization of complex interventions: Part 2 - Validation of the NoMAD instrument for assessing implementation work based on Normalization Process Theory (NPT), BMC Medical Research Methodology
  22. Bagalkot N, Verdezoto NX, Lewis M, Griffiths P, Harrington D, Mackintosh N, Noronha JA: Towards Enhancing Everyday Pregnancy Care: Reflections from Community Stakeholders in South India, HCM Digital Library

Books and Book Sections

  1. Mackintosh, N., Watson, K., Rance, S., & Sandall, J. (2015) ‘I’m left in fear. An Account of Patient Harm in maternity care’. In Case Studies in Patient Safety: Foundations for Core Competencies Ed Julie Johnson; Helen Haskell; and Paul Barach; Burlington, MA: Jones & Bartlett Learning; pp. 63-72
  2. Mackintosh, N. (1996) Managing Health Promotion: an issue for nurses. Quay Books, Mark Allen Publishing Ltd. Salisbury

Monographs,  Reports, and Theses

  1. Sandall, J., Coxon, K., Mackintosh, N., Rayment-Jones, H., Locock, L. and Page, L. (writing on behalf of the Sheila Kitzinger symposium) (2016) Relationships: the pathway to safe, high-quality maternity care Report from the Sheila Kitzinger symposium at Green Templeton College October 2015. Green Templeton College, Oxford
  2. Mackintosh, N. (2012) Enacting patient safety on the frontline: an ethnographic study of rescue work with acutely ill patients, unpublished doctoral thesis, King’s College London
  3. Mackintosh, N. Rainey, H. Sandall, J. (2010) Managing Complications in Maternity And Acute Medicine Confidential Interim Report to King’s Health Partners, PSSQ.
  4. Freeth, D., Sandall, J., Allan, T., Warburton, F., Berridge, E., Mackintosh, N., Rogers, M., Abbott, S. (2012). A methodological study to compare survey-based and observation-based evaluations of organisational and safety cultures and then compare both approaches with markers of the quality of care (Vol. 16 (25)). Southampton: NIHR Health Technology Assessment programme.
  5. Mackintosh, N., Sandall, J. (2008). Working Paper, ‘The management of failure to rescue’ http://www.kingspssq.org.uk/programmes/innovations/failure-to-rescue-problems-and-solutions/
  6. Freeth, D., Berridge, E.J., Mackintosh, N. (2008) NAMS / NPSA evaluation of safety culture and MOSES training in four maternity units and two clinical simulation centres, final report (National Patient Safety Agency and City University, London).
  7. Miller, C., Woolf, C., Mackintosh, N. (2006) National Evaluation of Common Learning and AHP First Wave Sites. Final Report (Department of Health commission no 0160050). University of Brighton, September 2006. http://www.brighton.ac.uk/inam/research/projects/index.htm

Published Abstracts

  1. PL.31 Mackintosh, N; Rance, S; Carter, W; Sandall, J. (2016) Early warning signs and help seeking: being a ‘responsible patient’ in emergency escalation of maternity care, BJOG, Vol 123, Supp 1.
  2. Sandall J, Mackintosh N, Rance S, Watson K (2012) The role of the meows in intrapartum care: lessons from the frontline. Archives of Disease in Childhood-Fetal and Neonatal Edition 97: A80.
  3. Sandall J, Rance S, McCourt C, Rayment J, Mackintosh N, et al. (2012) Women's experiences of speaking up for safety during pregnancy, labour and birth. Archives of Disease in Childhood-Fetal and Neonatal Edition 97: A5.

Media

  1. 9th March 2016, BBC Radio 4; Thinking Allowed; Patient rescue and resuscitation

Conference Papers

  1. Mackintosh, N. (2017) Speaking up and being heard. RCOG Annual Academic Meeting, 2-3 March, London, (invited speaker)
  2. Mackintosh, N. Rance, S. Carter, W. Sandall, J. (2017) I knew there was something not right. Women’s accounts of helping to secure timely response to acute obstetric events. Accepted for 31st ICM Triennial Congress, Toronto
  3. Mackintosh, N. (2016) New technologies for patient safety: unpacking the black box of implementation challenges and opportunities, Knowledge mobilisation seminar series, PenCLAHRC, 1st December, University of Exeter, (invited speaker)
  4. Mackintosh, N. Sandall, J. (2016) European Patients’ Forum Conference “Patient and Family Empowerment for Better Patient Safety”, Brussels, 8-9 November 2016, (invited speakers)
  5. Mackintosh, N., Terblanche, M., Xyrichis, A., Beale, R., Sandall, J. (2016) Telemedicine in the ICU: What, if, why and how? European Society of Intensive Care Medicine (ESICM), 29th Annual Congress, 1-5 October, Milan (invited speaker)
  6. Mackintosh, N., Terblanche, M., Xyrichis, A., Beale, R., Sandall, J. (2016) Improving quality and safety in critical care: ethnographic insights into the implementation of a telemedicine model in a UK setting. Oral presentation at HSRUK symposium, 13-14th July 2016, Nottingham
  7. Mackintosh, N. (2015) ‘Using the NoMAD tool in implementation research: insights from an ICU telemedicine project. 'NoMAD: Improving health care implementation through measurement', King’s Fund, 18th Nov, London (invited speaker)
  8. Mackintosh, N. (2015) Implementation of an ICU Telemedicine model in a UK setting, 9th November, SAPPHIRE Group, Leicester University
  9. Mackintosh, N. Sandall, S. (2015) The eICU project: system level re-engineering, Colloquium on Healthcare Work and Organisation: lessons from practice, 14th May, King’s College London
  10. Mackintosh, N. & Sandall, J. (2014) Managing acute illness in medical and maternity settings: the significance of boundary and categorisation work, and rescue trajectories for patient safety. BSA Medical Sociology conference, 10-12th Sept, Birmingham
  11. Mackintosh, N. & Sandall, J. (2014) Getting it right on the ground. Society for Acute Medicine Spring Meeting,1-2nd May, Amsterdam (invited speaker)
  12. Rainey, H., Ehrich, K., Mackintosh, N., & Sandall, J. (2014) Is there a role for patients and relatives in speaking up about acute illness? King’s Health Partners Nursing and Midwifery conference, 8-9th May, London
  13. Mackintosh, N. & Sandall, J. (2013) Studying patient safety: challenges and opportunities. Critical Care Research Forum, 4-5th July, London (invited speaker)
  14. Sandall ,J. Mackintosh, N. (2013) Researching safety and quality in maternity services, Women’s Health Research Division Seminar Series, 15th November
  15. Sandall, J. & Mackintosh, N. (2013) Understanding how rapid response systems may improve safety for the acutely ill patient. 8th International Conference on Rapid Response Systems and Medical Emergency Systems, 13-14 May, London (invited speaker)
  16. Mackintosh, N., Humphrey, C., & Sandall, J. (2013) The hidden nature of 'rescue work'; widening the policy and practice focus regarding care of acutely ill patients. BSA Medical Sociology conference, 11-13th Sept, York
  17. Sandall, J. McCourt, C. Rance, S. Rayment, J. Mackintosh, N. (2013) The best of both worlds? Birthplace follow-on study of women and partners' experiences of hospital based alongside midwife units, Normal Labour & Birth: 6th International Research Conference, 5th – 7th June, Grange-over-Sands
  18. Sandall, J. Mackintosh, N. (2012) How do you know you are making a difference? Things to consider when researching patient safety, Patient Safety Connections, King’s Health Partners, London
  19. Rance, S. McCourt, C. Rayment, J. Mackintosh, N. Watson, K. Carter, W. Sandall, J. (2012) Women’s experiences of speaking up for safety during pregnancy, labour and birth Health Services Research Network Symposium: Delivering Better Health Services. Manchester, 19th-20th June.
  20. Mackintosh, N. Sandall, J. Humphrey, C. (2012) An ethnographic study of rescue work: relationships between organisational systems, department and individual level processes, UTS Seminar, Sydney, 9th May 2012.
  21. Sandall, J. Mackintosh, N. (2012) The role of Modified Early Warning Scoring Systems (MEOWS) in intrapartum care: lessons from the frontline in the United Kingdom, AIHI Seminar, UNSW 10th May, Sydney.
  22. Mackintosh, N. Sandall, J. Humphrey, C. (2012) An ethnographic study of rescue work: relationships between organisational systems, department and individual level processes, 7th Annual International Conference on Rapid Response Systems and Medical Emergency Teams, 7th – 9th May, Sydney.
  23. Sandall, J. Mackintosh, N. (2012) The role of the Modified Early Warning Scoring Systems (MEOWS) in intrapartum care: lessons from the frontline in the United Kingdom, 7th Annual International Conference on Rapid Response Systems and Medical Emergency Teams, 7th – 9th May, Sydney.
  24. Rance, S. Mccourt, C. Rayment, J. Mackintosh, N. Watson, K. Carter, W. Sandall, J.. (2012) Women’s Experiences of Speaking Up for Safety During Pregnancy, Labour And Birth – Oral Presentation, British Maternal and Fetal Medicine Society, 15th Annual Conference, Glasgow, 19th – 20th April
  25. Rance, S. McCourt, S. Rayment, J. Mackintosh, N. Carter, W. Watson, K. Sandall, J. (2011) Women’s experiences of speaking up for safety in maternity care: findings from Birthplace in England organisational case studies, Annual Academic Meeting in Obstetrics and Gynaecology, RCOG, London, 6th – 7th December
  26. Sandall, J., Turner, S., Kodate, N., McIntosh, B., Mackintosh, N., (2011) Potential and limitations of a social science perspective ‘in or on’ patient safety research. Making health care safer conference 27-28 June, St Andrews
  27. Mackintosh, N., Watson, K., Rance, S., Sandall, J., (2011) Risk Assessment Tools in Intra-partum Care; Intended and Unintended Consequences. Making health care safer conference 27-28 June, St Andrews
  28. Sandall, J. Mackintosh, N. Rance, S. Watson, K. (2011) Speaking up and contributing to safety in the intrapartum period, 29th International Congress of Midwives, Durban, South Africa 26th June – 1st July 2011
  29. Sandall, J. Mackintosh, N. Rance, S. Watson, K. (2011) Doing patient safety’ in maternal health care, 29th International Congress of Midwives, 26th June – 1st July, Durban, South Africa
  30. Sandall, J., Rance, S., Mackintosh, N., (2011) Improving intrapartum safety: findings from an ethnographic study, Department of Health Sciences Seminar Series, 9th March, York
  31. Sandall, J., Rance, S. Mackintosh, N. (2010) Improving intrapartum safety: findings from an ethnographic study, Royal College Midwives Annual Conference, Maternity Services in a Changing World, 16th-17th November, Manchester
  32. Mackintosh, N., Sandall, J. (2010) Structuring And Mediating Boundaries Within The Acutely Ill Pathway: Implications For Patient Safety. BSA Medical Sociology Group 42nd Annual Conference, Health Service Delivery and Organisation Session, 1st – 3rd September, Durham
  33. Sandall, J. Rance, S. Mackintosh, N. (2010) Doing patient safety in maternal health care, BSA Medical Sociology Group 42nd Annual Conference, 1st – 3rd September, Durham
  34. Sandall, J. Mackintosh, N. (2010) Standardised risk assessment and communication tools as an aide to facilitating "calling for help" and the escalation of care: the importance of understanding professional boundary work. XVII ISA World Congress of Sociology, Remaking the health professional workforce: Joint sessions of ISA RC15 (Health) and RC52 (Professional Groups), 12th – 15th July 2010, Gothenberg
  35. Mackintosh, N. Sandall, J. Rainey, H. (2010) Learning how tools improve safety when caring for the acutely ill patient, poster, HSJ Patient Safety Congress, Birmingham Exhibition Centre
  36. Mackintosh, N., Sandall, J., Rainey, H. (2010) Safety tools for escalation of care for the acutely ill patient: effective fix for ‘Failure to Rescue’? HSRN/SDO conference, Delivering Better Health Services, 2-3rd June, Manchester
  37. Mackintosh, N. Sandall, J. (2010) The construct of ‘avoidable death’ : challenges and consequences, British Sociological Association Conference, 7th – 9th April, Glasgow Caledonian University
  38. Sandall, J. Mackintosh, N. (2010) Enacting patient safety strategies on the frontline: the importance of understanding professional boundary work. BSA conference - Session: Medicine, Health and Illness, 7th – 9th April, Glasgow Caledonian University
  39. Mackintosh, N. & Sandall, J. (2009) The construction of risks and uncertainties in relation to the avoidable death. ESA Conference, Sociology of Risk and Uncertainty stream , Sept, Lisbon, Portugal
  40. Sandall, J. Mackintosh, N. (2009) Standardised communication tools as an aide to facilitating calling for help and the escalation of care: the importance of understanding professional boundary work. ESA Conference, RN19 Sociology of Professions, Sept, Lisbon, Portugal
  41. Mackintosh, N. & Sandall, J. (2009) VitalPAC: a means of hospital-wide physiological surveillance? Scottish Patient Safety Research Meeting, 5th - 7th June 2009, The Burn, Scotland.
  42. Mackintosh, N. & Sandall, J. (2009) VitalPAC: a means of hospital-wide physiological surveillance? Close Calls: Organizations, Near-Misses and Alarms: ESRC Centre for Analysis of Risk and Regulation, London School of Economics and Political Science. March 26-27, London
  43. Woolf, C. Miller, C. Mackintosh, N. (2007) The role of the patient/client in IPE for natural and contrived student teams. European Interprofessional Education Network in health and social care (EIPEN), First International Conference, Learning together to work together, Jagiellonian University, Krakow, Poland. September 2007
  44. Woolf, C. Miller, C. Mackintosh, N. (2007) The nature and value of student assessment within four models of interprofessional education for pre-registration health and social care professions. Higher Education Academy Health Sciences and Practice, Festival of learning, Royal College of Physicians, London. March 2007
  45. Miller, C. Woolf, C. Mackintosh, N. (2004) A Problem Shared … is a Problem Doubled: multi-professional research methods and ethics approval minefields. "Collaboration, conflict and compromise: Working together in health and social care", University of Brighton, (collaborative conference between University of Brighton and South Downs Health NHS Trust).

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