Professor Jayne Donaldson is a Registered Nurse and Registered Nurse Teacher, and keen interest in healthcare services provision, particularly in terms of the quality of care provision, and service redesign and improvement. Jayne has held a few Senior Management positions within the Scottish healthcare and Higher Education sector, and is a member of Council of Deans Health Scotland and UK.
Jayne has extensive experience in systematic reviewing, and these have included debridement of surgical wounds, the use of herbal medicines in the treatment of psoriasis, and the effectiveness of hospital-based alcohol brief interventions (on going).
Jayne's research interests have used mixed methods and randomised control trials, and has successful PhD student completions and external/internal examinations for PhD, Clinical Doctorate and Professional Doctorate students.
Jayne's current personal research projects includes the development of a tool for the diagnosis of frailty during urgent care episodes, and the diagnostic accuracy of a biopsy technique used in prostate cancer. Both of these projects are funded externally.
McLaren J, Donaldson J & Smith S (2018) Learning Analytics Suggest A Positive Experience. In: Ntalianis K, Andreatos A & Sgouropoulou C (eds.) Proceedings of the 17th European Conference on e-learning. 17th European Conference on e-learning, University of West Attica, Greece, 01.11.2018-02.11.2018. Reading: Academic Conference and Publishing International, pp. 670-678. http://www.academic-bookshop.com/ourshop/prod_6572204-ECEL-2018-PDF-Proceedings-of-the-17th-European-Conference-on-eLearning.html
Donaldson J & Sabin M (2017) Preparation for transition to leadership in qualified practice. In: Taylor R & Webster-Henderson B (eds.) The Essentials of Nursing Leadership. London: SAGE, pp. 144-158. https://uk.sagepub.com/en-gb/eur/the-essentials-of-nursing-leadership/book244421#description
Hoyle L, Brown M, Donaldson J & Karatzias T (2017) Invasive Clinical Intervention Education for Social Care Support Workers of Adults: A Review of the Current Literature. Journal of Policy and Practice in Intellectual Disabilities, 14 (3), pp. 240-250. http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/jppi.12211/full; https://doi.org/10.1111/jppi.12211
Dawkes S, Smith GD, Elliott L, Raeside R & Donaldson J (2016) Self-management of coronary heart disease in older patients after elective percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty. Journal of Geriatric Cardiology, 13 (5), pp. 393-400. https://doi.org/10.11909/j.issn.1671-5411.2016.05.010
Dawkes S, Smith GD, Raeside R, Elliott L & Donaldson J (2016) Angina Management is Poor After Percutaneous Coronary Intervention (Meeting Abstract). 69th Annual Meeting of the Canadian Cardiovascular Society, Canadian Cardiovascular Congress 2016, Montreal, Quebec, 22/10/2016 - 25/10/2016. Canadian Journal of Cardiology, 32 (10, Supplement 1). http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0828282X1630770X; https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cjca.2016.07.548
Dawkes S, Donaldson J, Elliott L & Raeside R (2016) Angina Management is Poor After Percutaneous Coronary Intervention (Meeting Abstract). 64th Cardiac Society of Australia and New Zealand Annual Scientific Meeting and the International Society for Heart Research Australasian Section Annual Scientific Meeting, Adelaide, Australia, 04/08/2016 - 07/08/2016. Heart, Lung and Circulation, 25 (Supplement 2), p. S323. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1443950616310344; https://doi.org/10.1016/j.hlc.2016.06.767
Donaldson J, Roxburgh M, Watt S, Polson R, Armstrong L & Lauder W (2015) Evidence of the effectiveness and patient experience of formalised social support for people with a diagnosis of heart failure. Chest Heart and Stroke Scotland. University of Stirling.
Cruickshank S, Barber M, Donaldson J, Raeside R & Gray M (2015) A randomised controlled trial to assess the effectiveness of using patient reported needs and psychological information to guide care in a breast cancer follow-up clinic (Meeting Abstract). International Conference on Cancer Nursing 2015, Vancouver, Canada, 08/07/2015 - 11/07/2015. Cancer Nursing, 38 (4S), pp. S34-S35. http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/NCC.0000000000000287; https://doi.org/10.1097/NCC.0000000000000287
Tang TY, Li F, Affleck A, Donaldson J & Chouliara Z (2015) Current evidence on the effectiveness of systemic herbal medicine for psoriasis: A systematic review with meta- analysis. Global Dermatology, 2 (3), pp. 117-127. https://doi.org/10.15761/GOD.1000136
Cornwell J, Donaldson J & Smith P (2014) Nurse Education Today: Special issue on compassionate care (Editorial). Nurse Education Today, 34 (9), pp. 1188-1189. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nedt.2014.06.001
Donaldson J, McIntosh B & Jones S (2013) The Gordian knot – provision and integrated provision in Scotland and England. British Journal of Healthcare Management, 18 (10), pp. 462-463. https://doi.org/10.12968/bjhc.2012.18.10.514
Cottrell S & Donaldson J (2013) Exploring the opinions of registered nurses working in a clinical transfusion environment on the contribution of e-learning to personal learning and clinical practice: Results of a small scale educational research study. Nurse Education in Practice, 13 (3), pp. 221-227. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nepr.2013.01.014
Donaldson J, McIntosh B & Jones SA (2012) The Gordian knot: provision in Scotland and England. British Journal of Healthcare Management, 18 (10), pp. 514-515. https://www.magonlinelibrary.com/doi/10.12968/bjhc.2012.18.10.514; https://doi.org/10.12968/bjhc.2012.18.10.514
Adamson E, Dewar B, Donaldson J, Gentleman M, Gray M, Horsburgh D, King L, Kalorkoti J, MacArthur J, Maclean M, McCrossan G, McIntosh I, Ross J, Pullin S & Sloan S (2012) Leadership in Compassionate Care: Final Report 2012. Edinburgh Napier University. NHS Lothian. http://www.napier.ac.uk/~/media/worktribe/output-192596/compcarefinreptallapr13pdf
Smith F, Dryburgh N, Donaldson J & Mitchell M (2011) Debridement for surgical wounds. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, 2011 (5), Art. No.: CD006214. https://doi.org/10.1002/14651858.CD006214.pub3
Donaldson J, McCallum J & Lafferty P (2010) Can we predict successful completion of the Common Foundation Programme at interview?. Nurse Education Today, 30 (7), pp. 649-656. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nedt.2009.12.019
Gray M, Smith F, McKeown D, Donaldson J, Hendry S, Page L & Scholes J (2010) Integrating physician assistants into the practice setting. Nursing Management, 17 (7), pp. 23-27. https://doi.org/10.7748/nm2010.11.17.7.23.c8057
Smith F, Donaldson J & Pirie E (2010) Pre-registration adult nurses' knowledge of safe transfusion practice: Results of a 12 month follow-up study. Nurse Education in Practice, 10 (2), pp. 101-107. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nepr.2009.04.003
Dryburgh N, Smith F, Donaldson J & Mitchell M (2008) Debridement for surgical wounds. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, 2008 (3), Art. No.: CD006214. https://doi.org/10.1002/14651858.CD006214.pub2
Smith F & Donaldson J (2006) Recognising acute illness and deterioration (R.A.I.D.): A blended learning module. In: Remenyi D (ed.) Proceedings of the 5th European Conference on e-Learning (ECEL 2006). 5th European Conference on e-Learning, University of Winchester, 11.09.2006-12.09.2006. Reading: Academic Conferences Limited, pp. 356-364.
McCallum J, Donaldson J & Lafferty P (2006) Can an interview score sheet assist with student selection onto the bachelor of science/diploma of higher education (adult) nursing programme?: Findings from a pilot study. Nurse Education Today, 26 (7), pp. 586-592. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nedt.2006.01.015
Donaldson J & Carter D (2005) The value of role modelling: Perceptions of undergraduate and diploma nursing (adult) students. Nurse Education in Practice, 5 (6), pp. 353-359. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nepr.2005.05.006
Donaldson JH, McCrossan G, Smith FC & Howson F (2005) Using simulated practice and peer review to enhance employability skills. Using the Curriculum to address the needs of Individual Students: Staff Conference, 30.06.2005-30.06.2005. http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/id/eprint/5995
Donaldson JH, McCrossan G & Smith FC (2005) The "softer" side of simulation: developing key transferable skills. Annual Clinical Skills Unites National Conference, Robert Gordon University, 30.09.2005-30.09.2005. http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/id/eprint/5994
Donaldson JH & Smith FC (2006) Evaluation of a newly developed blended learning module: recognising acute illness and deterioration (RAID). 2nd Simulation Interprofessional Education Conference, Aberdeen, 31.10.2006-31.10.2006. http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/id/eprint/5989
Adamson E, Donaldson JH & Smith FC (2006) Experiences of using a blended teaching and learning method: virtual learning environment blended with simulation. 10 out of 10, Celebrating ten successful years of Nursing & Midwifery programmes in higher education in Scotland, 30.11.2006-30.11.2006.
Donaldson JH, Dryburgh N, Mitchell M & Smith FC (2007) Debridement of surgical wounds: a Cochrane systematic review. 17th Conference of the European Wound Management Association, Glasgow, 02.05.2007-04.05.2007. http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/id/eprint/5988
Donaldson JH & Smith FC (2007) Combining online learning and simulation: experiences of using a blended learning module. RCN Joint Education Forums: 1st International Conference, Brighton, UK, 31.07.2007-31.07.2007. http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/id/eprint/5987
Gray M, Donaldson JH, Page L, Henry S & Smith FC (2007) Interim evaluation-Physician's assistant (Anaesthesia). Physicians Assistants in NHS Scotland, Polmont, UK, 01.10.2007-03.10.2007. http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/id/eprint/5984
Dryburgh N, Donaldson JH, Mitchell M & Smith FC (2007) Debridement for surgical wounds: A Cochrane Systematic Review. Scottish NMAHP Research into Practice Conference, 31.10.2007-31.10.2007. http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/id/eprint/5983
Donaldson JH, Pirie L & Smith FC (2008) Are student nurses safe transfusion practitioners?. 1st International Congress Croation Nurses Society of Anaesthesia, Reanimation, Intensive Care and Transfusion, Croatia, 30.04.2008-30.04.2008. http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/id/eprint/5981
Gray M, Donaldson JH, Hendry S, McKeown D, Page L, Scholes J & Smith FC (2010) Evaluation of the physician assistant (Anaesthesia) practitioner project. RCN International Nursing Research Conference, 31.05.2010-31.05.2010. http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/id/eprint/5977